Marijuana Prohibition Corrupts the US Border

Corruption runs rampant among American border patrols, as was evidenced by a dramatic highway chase and arrest yesterday. Jason Lowery is a deportation officer who patrols the Mexico-Arizona border in search of illegal immigrants. He’s also a high-stakes drug trafficker, using his law enforcement...

More and More People are Growing Marijuana

With more and more Americans feeling the pain of these economic hard times, we are seeing a rise in the middle class folk growing and selling cannabis. Chicago alone is claiming a two fold increase in indoor marijuana grow house busts between 2005 and 2010. It seems people from all walks of life, feeling the...

Marijuana VS Alcohol, How Prohibition Always Fails

Prohibition does not work when the thing being prohibited is used by a large percentage of the people that are prohibited from using it. This fact is common knowledge. It did not work in the 20’s and 30’s for alcohol, and it’s not working for marijuana now. You would think that politicians...

Huge Mendocino Pot Bust Shows the Futility of Prohibition

National parks are well-known marijuana grow operation hotbeds, and drug enforcement agencies are desperately trying to quell the problem. Mendocino County, featured in the recent Frontline expose “The Pot Republic,” is one of the six counties the sprawling Mendocino Forest includes. In the...

Why Marijuana Prohibition is Destined to Fail

There is no victory against your own people. That is the fundamental lesson that the federal government will need to learn one way or another in the near future. While some may see the recent actions of the DEA and the Department of Justice as a re-commitment to the senseless policy of marijuana prohibition,...