MJNN Exclusive: Bush’s Drug War At 25, Part III

"…the Republicans had established themselves as the party of hard drug policy and the Democrats were struggling to keep up. This explains why there were no major shifts in federal policy after the Democrats recaptured the White House in 1992."

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part three of a four part series that Mr. Hirschburg has written for MJ News Network, as part of our Cannabis Elections 2014 coverage. By Bailey Hirschburg Part III: “We need is another D-Day, not another Vietnam…” A major obstacle for President Bush at this time was the deficit. A popular pledge in his Read the full article…

MJNN Exclusive: Bush’s Drug War At 25, Part II

ush lauded his ONDCP director, Bill Bennett. The drug czar, explained the administration's budget in even starker terms to reporters days before, "crack is worse than taxes," Bennett said.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a four part series that Mr. Hirschburg has written for MJ News Network, as part of our Cannabis Elections 2014 coverage. By Bailey Hirschburg Part II: “…crack is worse than taxes… “Fortunately for the president, the drug war was a top priority for Congress. The Byrne Justice Grant program enacted in Read the full article…

MJNN Exclusive: Bush’s Drug War at 25

U.S. President George H. Bush holds up a copy of the National Drug Control Strategy during a meeting with White House Chief of Staff John Sununu in the Oval Office, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1989 in Washington. Bush will address the nation on television Tuesday when he will ask Americans to join in the war against narcotics.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of a four part series that Mr. Hirschburg has written for MJ News Network, as part of our Cannabis Elections 2014 coverage. By Bailey Hirschburg “Good evening. This is the first time since taking the oath of office that I felt an issue was so important, so threatening, that Read the full article…