Friday, October 28th, 2016
President Obama Commutes the Sentences of 98 People, Bringing His Total to 872 [Drug Policy Alliance]
It’s to be hoped many more people will join that list in his remaining time in office.
After Election Day, Access to Marijuana Likely to Reach All-Time High Across Nation [USA Today]
Three times as many Americans could be rid of marijuana prohibition come November 9.
Yes, Obamacare Will Be More Expensive, But for Millions the Rise Can Be Mitigated [The Guardian]
Subsidies and tax credits will soften the blow.
US Coast Guard Seizes Drug-Running Submarine Filled With Cocaine [UPI]
But the 5,600 pounds of blow seized from this “self-propelled semisubmersible” is a drop in the ocean.
Twenty-One Mass. Residents Indicted in NH Heroin Sting [Boston Globe]
Federal officials described it as an “extremely violent and very organized” cartel.
Beer Drinkers Are Boycotting Yuengling After Its Billionaire Owner Endorses Trump [Forbes]
“Our guys are behind your father. We need him in there,” the owner apparently told Eric Trump, alienating an estimated 62 percent of his customer base.