DrugReporter: Unholy Drug Warriors; Miracle Pot; Frappuccinoholics

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 27/08/2004 - 04:12

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August 25, 2004

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BUSH'S BORN-AGAIN DRUG WAR

Paul Armentano,
AlterNet

Despite Constitutional restrictions requiring the separation of church and state, George W. Bush's ardent Christianity remains the staple of his administration's anti-drug platform.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19547/

KERRY: GET AN HERBAL POSITION

Ellen Komp,
AlterNet

If Kerry makes good on his promise to review research on medical marijuana when he takes office, he'll be amazed at what has been learned about cannabis in the last several years.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19476/

MY DRUG ADDICTION

Tony Newman,
AlterNet

I used to find it hard to understand when former problem drinkers said if they had even one drink, they would go back to binge drinking. Well, after being hooked on cigarettes, I understand.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19592/

-->>IN THE NEWS: GIVE BACK OUR MEDICAL MARIJUANA!

California patients sue to get state law enforcement agencies to return almost $1 million worth of seized marijuana.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19632/

ROAD TO RECOVERY
Stephanie Garcia,
Weekly Alibi

A New Mexico county's jailhouse treatment program hopes to help solve its drunk driving epidemic by helping offenders get - and stay - sober.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19644/

YOUR BRAIN ON FRAPPUCCINO

Roger Downey,
Seattle Weekly

With a Starbucks on every corner, America could be headed for a wake-up call when it comes to caffeine’s effects.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19622/

NOT YOUR GRANDFATHER'S POT

Jacob Sullum,
Reason

The government's latest anti-pot propaganda warns that today's marijuana is 'twice as strong' as the pot of the mid-1980s. However, there's little reason to believe stronger pot is worse for you.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19593/

A DIFFICULT DELIVERY

Sherry F. Colb,
FindLaw.com

If we start prosecuting pregnant drug users for harming their developing children, then there is almost no activity that would not present itself as a potential subject for regulation.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19556/

TOKEN JUSTICE

Steve Kubby,
AlterNet

By continuing to target medical pot patients, the federal government turns its back on millions of voters, the wishes of the dying and the authority of the courts.
http://www.alternet.org/drugreporter/19346/

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