CNN shows Folly, Injustice of Prohibition on Cocaine

CNN is showing a new documentary on the Colombian cocaine industry. The two-part video is about 25 minutes long. It’s quite interesting and worth a watch if you’re concerned about the unintended consequences of the prohibition on certain drugs. They only Catch the Harmless Ones In part 1, we learn about Michael, a French citizen […]

Green Politics

Guatemalan Rain Forest Latest Casualty of War on Drugs and “Public” Property

The Daily Green reports on fires in Guatemala’s Mayan Biosphere Reserve set by “narcoranchers” in order to open arable land for coca crops. While writer Dan Shapley would like to blame this problem on American drug habits he overlooks a couple of salient facts. This practice would not be necessary if coca and cocaine were […]