marijuana decriminalization

  • Hedge Fund Goodbye Letter

    Hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde made a ton of money betting against subprime. Now he’s shutting down his firm and dropping out of the whole game - and announcing his decision with a soon-to-be-legendary farewell letter. Subjects touched upon in the manifesto include: how easy it was to find “idiots” to take the other side of his trades; how much life sucks when you’re chained to a Blackberry; and (of course) how marijuana should be legalized.

    Sarah Morgan 6 years ago respond

  • Decriminalizing Mary Jane

    US Congress Rep. Barney Frank proposes bill that, if passed, will radically curb federal penalties for personal marijuana use. The bill is titled the Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults Act of 2008, or HR 5843, and would be aimed at ending federal penalties for Americans carrying less than a quarter ounce. The bill comes at a time when general consensus has been reached that US drug laws are a misuse of valuable resources and disproportionately target Black Americans. Frank, a cigar-smoker, has indicated that if the bill is passed he will promptly switch to blunts…ahem, sorry, I mean not smoke marijuana anyway. Read More ›

    John Redmond 6 years ago respond


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