High Need Parenting: Real Drug Talk

  Most of the stuff that parades as drug education in this country is just rubbish with no foundation in evidence. – Dr. Carl Hart     With legalization of adult-use cannabis in Oregon earlier this month, families in that state and elsewhere are strategizing ways to broach the topic with their children. We at […]

Rosenberg to Head DEA

Yesterday’s News – May 15, 2015     DPA Skewers DEA With Satirical Ad In what was perhaps their final farewell and good riddance to outgoing DEA head Michele Leonhart, Drug Policy Alliance produced a mock job ad for a new leader of the struggling agency. The ad claims the DEA is looking for “a […]

Ben & Jerry’s Readies BRRR-itos for 420

Yesterday’s News – April 20, 2015   Ben & Jerry’s 420 Commercial It seems only fair to start the 420 edition of Yesterday’s News on a lighthearted note. ICYMI, Ben & Jerry’s is releasing an amazing new dessert concoction in their scoop shops today, and they made a 420 commercial to get us all excited about […]

Latest Legalization Landscape

Yesterday’s News – March 23, 2015     There are rumblings of legalization all across the country, and, regardless of what President Obama thinks, cannabis law reform is of growing importance for many Americans. We think keeping cannabis illegal is too big of a priority for our federal government, and we encourage them to consider the […]

Yesterday’s News — January 7, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     Dueling reports on the success of legal recreational cannabis were released yesterday by groups who both have obvious (and conflicting) agendas. The Drug Policy Alliance published a paper drawing attention to the increased tax revenue, lowered crime rates, and decreases in traffic fatalities in Colorado in 2014. […]

Yesterday’s News – January 6, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     There’s still no clear plan in Washington to rectify the legal debacle around medical cannabis in the age of I-502, but Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes and Mayor Ed Murray both issued memos on the topic in the past two days. Holmes presents a cogent argument for […]