War on Drugs

The Drug War is Such a Violent Failure, the Surgeon General is Speaking Up for the First Time Ever

Justin Gardner | The Free Thought Project It’s a new year, and finally, a new voice will be added to the drug war debate. The federal government will actually get

Disabled Iraq War Veteran Facing Life in Prison for Less than 1 Ounce of Marijuana

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Geronimo, OK — After serving three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Kristoffer Lewandowski was medically and honorably discharged from the Marine Corps. He

A Lone Politician Just Voted Down Legal Cannabis — Turns Out He Profits From Mass Incarceration

William Grigg | The Free Thought Project 2016/01/01 Wichita, KS – If you’re a homeless person in Wichita, Kansas, City Councilman Pete Meitzner and his associates at The Lord’s Diner

Mother Arrested and Charged with “Child Endangerment” for Treating Her Own Disease with Cannabis

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Weber County, UT — Enedina Stanger is a wife, a mother of two, and now, thanks to the state of Utah, a convict. She also

Entire Florida Police Dept Busted Laundering Tens of Millions for International Drug Cartels

Justin Gardner | The Free Thought Project Bal Harbour, FL – The village of Bal Harbour, population 2,513, may have a tiny footprint on the northern tip of Miami Beach,

Americans Want Cops Tested to See if THEY are on Drugs – Cops Say It’s “Unconstitutional”

Lisa Rough | Leafly 2015/12/30 In an incredibly backwards display of irony, the union representing the Pittsburgh police has filed a most unusual lawsuit. A civil rights grievance has been

Dad Arrested, His 2-yo Daughter Taken, for Successfully Treating Her Cancer with Cannabis Oil

John Vibes | The Free Thought Project As cannabis is taken more seriously as a medicine and a treatment, more people are taking a chance and using it as a

3 Ex-Cops Make Epic 4/20 Video as they Smoke Weed for the First Time Since Before they were Officers

2015/12/12 Jay Syrmopoulos | The Free Thought Project In what is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, three ex-cops are seen on video smoking marijuana for the first time in decades.

VICTORY: Judge Says Prohibition Is “Obsolete And Ridiculous,” Fines Man Only $1.30 for 30 Marijuana Plants

John Vibes | True Activist Canadian judge Pierre Chevalier recently highlighted how the drug policy in the country is changing, with a recent ruling where he spared a marijuana grower

NYPD Cops Dramatically Reduces Arrest Rate for Pot, and the City Didn’t Fall into Chaos

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project New York, NY — Last November, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced that police would no longer arrest people simply for possessing small amounts

Govt Denies Hungry Families Thanksgiving Food Because a Pro-Cannabis Group Donated It

John Vibes | The Free Thought Project Eugene, OR – In the state of Oregon, where marijuana was recently legalized, a government agency has rejected food donations for the holidays

The War on Drugs and Prison Industrial Complex: 7 Infographics You Need to See

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