• If Legal Marijuana Leads to Murder, What's Up in the Netherlands?

    5 days ago - By The Atlantic

    In 1971's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a mescaline-infused Hunter S. Thompson and his benzedrine-addicted attorney infiltrate a police conference, where they are amused and appalled by the naiveté of the people charged with enforcing drug laws. Thompson captures the tone with a fictionalized bulletin, “Know Your Dope Fiend,” that warns officers:
    The Dope Fiend fears nothing. He will attack, for no reason, with every weapon at his command-including yours. Beware. Any officer apprehending a suspected marijuana addict should use all necessary force immediately. One stitch in time will...
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