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The Drug Warriors Cashing In on Pot Prohibition

By Kevin Gray

Former public servants, from DEA chiefs to cops, are using their clout to lobby for drug policies that enrich themselves—before it's too late. MORE  

How Big Pharma Profits From Obama's Reefer Madness

By Dirk Hanson

Defending the Feds' crack-down on legal medical marijuana dealers, the DEA has pronounced that pot is an "ineffective" treatment for pain. But over at the FDA, a prescription painkiller made from cannabis is sailing toward approval. MORE  

Cannabis-Based Oral Spray Patented for Pain

By Dirk Hanson

GW Pharmaceuticals in Britain has been working on Sativex for a decade now as a medication for muscle spasms and cancer pain. But will the FDA let them market it here? MORE  

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