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  1. German Green Party leader Cem Özdemir stripped of immunity over cannabis plant

    16 January 2015
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    Like countless people around the world, German politician Cem Özdemir took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge last summer.

  2. Four of the major fear campaigns that helped create America's insane war on drugs

    08 February 2015
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    If moral entrepreneurs and interest groups manage to whip up enough fear and anxiety, they can create a full-blown moral panic, the widespread sense that the moral condition of society is deteriorating at a rapid pace, which can be conveniently used to distract from underlying, status quo-threatening social problems and exert social control over the working class or other rebellious sectors of society.

  3. Two headlines perfectly sum up everything wrong with American drug policy

    02 March 2015
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    Two stories published last week perfectly sum up the state of American drug policy.

  4. Drug warriors are still crying 'reefer madness.' The facts don't support them

    14 June 2015
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    In their op-ed article against cannabis legalization, former drug czar William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn yearn for a time when fear-mongering, not facts, drove the marijuana policy debate in America.