Will Congress Finally Kill the Government’s Immoral Use of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu and GOP Rep. Justin Amash just teamed up Wednesday to introduce a bill into the House with the goal of eliminating the Drug Enforcement Administration’s controversial marijuana enforcement program. The DEA uses the Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program to fund law enforcement agencies across the country, with the caveat that the money is earmarked for destroying cannabis cultivation sites. What Lieu and Amash’s bill does is block any federal funds from Read more […]

DEA Wonders if We Should Grow More Pot?

I kid you not. The government agency charged with fighting the scourge of illicit drugs is actually wondering how they could get us to grow more of it. As marijuana use becomes more ubiquitous in society and as the culture at large grows to accept its use the DEA will likely continue to move in the direction of decriminalization… which seems more and more likely each day. The Drug Enforcement Administration says the federal government needs to produce 400,000 grams of marijuana for 2015—three Read more […]

DEA Agents Frequented Colombian “Sex Parties” Funded by Drug Cartels

You can’t get much more corrupt than this. You’ve got an agency that’s tasked with enforcing drug laws in America, cracking down on drug traffickers trying to cross the border, bringing down drug cartels, etc. And here they are going to orgies in Colombia with prostitutes paid for by none other than the drug cartels themselves, the same people the DEA claim they’re trying to topple. Apparently, there were agents involved who had high security clearances. What do you think’s going to Read more […]

Congressional Waiver the Wrong Idea for Legalized Pot

Many marijuana activists are looking to Congress to extend waivers to states that have legalized pot. The idea is that states can only be protected from the DEA if Congress passes a law giving states immunity from federal drug laws: That’s one of the conclusions of a survey on marijuana legalization recently commissioned by Third Way, a centrist think tank. Similar to other recent polling, the survey found Americans split on the question of full legalization, with 50 percent supporting versus Read more […]