The history of drug control in America is a series of panic-propelled policies, says Jacob Sullum, who spends much of his time debunking stories aimed at justifying or expanding the government's role in policing our bloodstreams. Sullum recalls some of the year's most memorable drug scares, including the CDC's exaggeration of problem drinking, heroin hype following the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, and warnings about marijuana-infused candy in trick-or-treat bags.
Brett Kavanaugh Faces a New Accusation in The New York Times, but the Alleged Victim Didn't Confirm It
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Comedy, meet cancel culture
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
Woman Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Selling $31 of Marijuana Lands Back in Jail for Court Fees
Fines continued to pile up for almost a decade.
Ontario has lost millions trying to sell cannabis.