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Toke 'Em If You Got 'Em: Pot Prohibition Turns 70 ... and Pot Arrests Keep Adding Up
That’s right, 70 years ago this week, the federal Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 took effect, giving life to the federal pot prohibition we’ve all come to know and love.
"...1937 took effect, giving life to the federal pot prohibition we’ve all come to know and love. Man, how..."

Oct. 2, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pot Prohibition Turns 75
And still going strong?
"...October 1 marks the 75th anniversary of U.S. pot prohibition. Will it last another 75 more?..."

Oct. 1, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Is Austin’s Prohibition Creamery Too Sweet For Booze?
A whiskey mouth’s pleasurable experience suggests otherwise
"...At Prohibition Creamery on East Seventh, though, that kind of taste..."

Feb. 20, 2019 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Profiting From Prohibition
"...Dec. 11]: Far too many people profit from marijuana prohibition, and the price in terms of human lives is..."

Dec. 12, 2009 Postmarks

Prohibition, Violent Crime Linked
"...individual adults. This same type of crime occurred during Prohibition with the mobster rum runners and the operators of..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Postmarks

Prohibition Has Never Worked
", I would not repeat the mistakes of alcohol prohibition. The prohibition of marijuana has repeated the same mistakes...."

June 20, 2007 Postmarks

Luv Doc: Prohibition
God help the affable, chubby, slow kids with thick glasses
"...As any excommunicated priest will tell you, prohibition works a lot better in theory than it does..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

End Prohibition Now
NORML marks 4-20 with new ad campaign they hope will catch Obama's attention
", 4/20 -- a day of pot pride and prohibition protest -- with a new chapter it is press..."

April 20, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Judge: Medi-Pot Law Not in Conflict With Federal Prohibition
"...ill patients, does not run afoul of federal pot prohibition, as codified in the Controlled Substances Act, because the..."

Nov. 22, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Cannabis Prohibition Must End
" Angel Raich for continuing to stand against the prohibitionist zealots who would "protect and serve" by incarceration ["Weed..."

Dec. 5, 2005 Postmarks

Reefer Madness
War on Prohibition is the new War on Drugs
"...form the drug policy reform group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. The group's message is simple: The Drug War is..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Cops Say Legalize It
New report from drug-reform cops with the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition says the time is right to legalize -- and regulate -- drugs
"...Seventy-five years ago this week alcohol prohibition officially ended when the 18th Amendment was finally repealed..."

Dec. 2, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Toke the Vote
Reefer Madness looks at pot ballot measures around the country
"...on Tuesday will approve state measures to end pot prohibition once and for all. Whether the feds would go..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

El Paso Council Wants to End the War on Drugs
El Paso council is calling for an honest discussion on how to end the failing War on Drugs
"...colleagues "support an open national debate on ending the prohibition on narcotics." Each council member agreed...."

Jan. 12, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

A Dog’s Way Home
They're all good doggo adventures, Brent
"...municipal limits forces her from her home. This pet prohibition, applicable even to mixed breeds, is apparently a real..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Live by Night
Ben Affleck directs and stars in this period gangster drama
"...charts a reluctant gangster’s rise from stick-up man in Prohibition-era Boston to a rum-runner and unofficial mayor of Tampa,..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Abundantly violent yet decidedly listless, there’s very little kick to this moonshining picture from director John Hillcoat and musician/screenwriter Nick Cave.
" fairly lifeless. Set in the waning years of Prohibition in the early 1930s, Lawless is based on the..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye: Under the 'Boardwalk'
A new HBO series explores seedy, Prohibition-era Atlantic City
" set in Atlantic City during the dawn of Prohibition. Luxury hotels along the boardwalk welcomed the rich and..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Albino Alligator
"...would have it, Dino’s Last Chance Bar, a former Prohibition speakeasy with no back door, is their last line..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Reefer Roundup 2/23/11
Your drug war news all in one place.
"...of money for drug treatment, the real cost of prohibition, and more!..."

Feb. 23, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

How People More Important Than You Are Voting
McCracken, Leffingwell list prominent prog, small biz supporters
"...benefits for gay city employees, and a “pharmacy refusal prohibition” which keeps Walgreens wingnuts from withholding your birth control..."

April 8, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Reefer Madness
Q & A with Rob Kampia, co-founder of the Marijuana Policy Project
"...the MPP's rise to prominence, the politics of pot prohibition, and the future of pot-policy reform...."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Readers respond to Zero Tolerance, the Longhorn Pipeline, and Being John Malkovich.
"...and led an ignorance-based fear campaign to it's culmination: Prohibition, Part II...."

Nov. 19, 1999 Column

What’s Your Margarita Personality Type?
Twelve local options for getting your margarita party on
"...• Playa Real Tequila is partnering with Prohibition Creamery to create the Playa Piña Rita, a blend..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
If ever an agency needed to be scorched by the state’s Sunset Act, it’s the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion
"...Liquor Control Act in 1935, at the end of Prohibition...."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Reefer Madness Revisited
The Marijuana Policy Project's Rob Kampia on the recent victories for legal marijuana
"...just last month, two states voted to end marijuana prohibition altogether. And behind most of those actions are Kampia..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup: 9/9/11
Your roundup of drug war news
"...intelligence memo emailed to Reefer by Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. According to the memo, the "removal of key [cartel]..."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Bedside Manner: Hide the Schlock!
Depressing real stuff and trashy TV
"...(call me crazy or way too fucking optimistic) that prohibition will soon end. Possibly in my lifetime. And it..."

Feb. 20, 2011 Books Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: Seeds vs. Suds
Marijuana: A safer alternative to America's favorite social lubricant?
"...would think of going back to the days of prohibition – because it was such a failed experiment...."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Column by Jordan Smith

Abuse Is Bad, but War Is Far Worse
"...Dear Editor, Re: “Ex-Cop Walks the Talk in Anti-Prohibition Effort” [“Reefer Madness,” News] Nov. 2 by Jordan Smith:..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Postmarks

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