The paper of record had called for the legalization of pot this past summer.
When the White House issued a statement last night saying that marijuana should remain illegal — responding to our pro-legalization editorial series — officials there weren’t just expressing an opinion.
Today [November 11] we remember those who have been lost in war, and give thanks to those who served our country to protect our way of life. We do this to honour their sacrifice and bravery and not to glorify war. The loudest cries denouncing the horror, the waste and the stupidity of war have always come from the veterans themselves.
The Seattle Times Calls for Pot Legalization; The Drug Czar Calls the Seattle Times — Your Tax Dollars at Work Stifling Debate?
Several weeks ago, President Obama stated that he believed the subject of drug legalization and regulation was "an entirely legitimate topic for debate." Yet recent actions by White House Office of National Drug Control Policy head Gil Kerlikowske imply that this administration has no interest in having this debate in the public arena -- at least not in Seattle.
As federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson puts it, coffee is "the currency that is used to bring other more serious drugs into the country."
The Ottawa Citizen published a series of four editorials (April 12-16, 1997) strongly criticizing the criminal prohibition of drugs.
Playing in the Cannabis Fields
Recreation is good medicine: time to relax