In the summer of 1919, a period that became known as “Red summer” because of bloody race riots that convulsed the country, racial violence broke out in Washington D.C. The violence was hardly a surprise.
Responsible Ohio, a group seeking to legalize marijuana in Ohio, has developed a plan they are hoping to present to Ohio voters next year. The plan calls for 10 designated grower operations around the state
Attorney General Eric Holder made the news twice in recent days. Last week, Holder recommended that all police-intervention deaths (like Michael Brown/Eric Garner) be reported to a national data base on police use of force.
Dr. George Lundberg has been writing on addictions since 1969. He writes with a refreshing honesty and without concern for political correctness. He recently authored a short piece on drug policy in Medscape, an on-line
The first year of Marijuana legalization in Colorado is history. What happened and what can the rest of the country learn from the Colorado experience? First, let’s note what did not happen! In no particular
A recent story on NPR nicely captures the promised benefits of legalized marijuana. The story focuses on a farmer who grows marijuana for the Sinola Cartel, perhaps the most violent of the drug gangs exporting
Yesterday, Alaska and Oregon joined Colorado and Washington in legalizing recreational marijuana. Washington D.C. legalized personal possession of marijuana and in Florida, a ballot issue to approve medical marijuana barely lost when 58% of voters
Earlier this month I testified before a State Legislative Committee Hearing on the heroin problem. The legislators in attendance were very attentive UNTIL I mentioned legalization of marijuana. Then a distinct chill fell over the
As the NBA All-Star game day approaches, police and the FBI become aware of a potential terror attack on the game by white supremacists. As the clock winds down to game day, police officials work feverishly to halt the attack.
The book opens with the January 6 attack at the Capitol and as the story develops, the characters confront the country’s most pressing problems. The book ends with a hopeful but disturbing climax