Tag Archives: federal marijuana law hypocrisy

“Rat Park” and the Vietnam War


by Chris Campbell,  Laissez Faire

“Cops in Santa Ana, California,” Reason magazine’s blog reports, “donned ski masks to break and enter into a local medical marijuana dispensary, raiding it with guns drawn in a May 27 police action. Continue reading

Jurors Can’t Know Pot Growers Are Patients


by Jacob Sullum,  Reason

Imagine you are a juror in the federal trial of five people charged with growing and distributing marijuana in northeastern Washington. The prosecution cannot present any direct evidence that the defendants sold marijuana to anyone, and the defendants say they were growing all 74 plants for their own personal use. Continue reading