September 11, 2023 4:00 am
Depressed by the War on Drugs? Magic Mushrooms May Help.
Research is promising, but drug warriors stand in the way.
September 8, 2023 6:44 am
California Lawmakers Approve Bill Decriminalizing Magic Mushrooms
Plus: The Biden administration weighs a “remain in Texas” policy, California slowly but surely reforms its housing-killing environmental review law, and more…
September 6, 2023 1:09 pm
Rick Doblin: The Man Behind the ‘Psychedelic ’20s’
The founder of MAPS talks about FDA approval for MDMA-assisted therapy and the “psychedelic renaissance” he has helped create.
September 6, 2023 12:05 pm
35 Years Ago, a Judge Said Marijuana Did Not Belong in Schedule I. HHS Finally Agrees.
The 1988 case highlighted the DEA’s stubborn insistence that marijuana has no “accepted medical use.”
September 6, 2023 8:55 am
Jared Polis: Democrats Are ‘More Pro-Freedom Than Republicans’
The Colorado governor finds common ground with many libertarians. But does he really stand for more freedom?
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September 5, 2023 9:01 pm
Rescheduling Marijuana Would Leave Federal Prohibition Essentially Untouched
Although the HHS-recommended change would benefit researchers and the cannabis industry, it would not resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws.
September 1, 2023 8:23 am
Federal Appeals Court Rules Detroit’s Asset Forfeiture Violates Due Process Rights of Drivers
A federal circuit judge writes that Detroit’s vehicle seizure scheme “is simply a money-making venture—one most often used to extort money from those who can least afford it.”
August 31, 2023 8:02 pm
Republicans’ Dangerous Plans to Turn the War on Drugs into a Real War by Attacking Mexico
This awful idea is increasingly popular on the right, and has been embraced by several GOP presidential candidates.
August 31, 2023 2:35 pm
What Rescheduling Marijuana Would and Wouldn’t Do
Although it would leave federal prohibition essentially untouched, the change would facilitate medical research and dramatically reduce taxes on state-licensed suppliers.
August 31, 2023 6:41 am
HHS Asks DEA To Reclassify Cannabis as Equivalent to Testosterone and Codeine Tylenol
Plus: Tennessee prosecutor threatens to use drag law that was declared unconstitutional, ACLU asks FTC to investigate Mastercard’s adult content policy, and more…
August 29, 2023 8:57 am
Rick Perry: The Conservative Case for Psychedelic Medicine
The former Texas governor on helping veterans with PTSD, increasing legal immigration, and the illegal drug he’d most like to try