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George Soros backs the legalisation of cannabis

Tweet Mr Soros, who has long campaigned for drug policy reform, said laws against cannabis were “clearly doing more harm than good” and had not stopped it becoming the most widely used illegal substance in the US and other countries. Writing in the Wall Street Journal under the headline “Why I support Legal Marijuana,” he said prohibiting the drug was “unenforceable.” Mr Soros, perhaps the most famous ever hed ... Jump to full article >>

Clinton, Bush And Obama Drug Czars Come Out Against California’s Marijuana Legalization Measure

Tweet Six directors of the Office of National Drug Control Policy over the previous 3 administrations penned a cooperative op-ed Wednesday in opposition to California’s Proposition 19 ballot proposal to legalize marijuana. The editorial, written by Gil Kerlikowske, John Walters, Barry McCaffrey, Lee Brown, Bob Martinez and William Bennett — that’s every United States “drug czar,” including the current one — was ... Jump to full article >>