Category Archives: Drug Use

Joining the Debates pon de Rock

by Cato Rand I wish to comment on a few recent happenings in our country. TOLERANCE AND SEXUAL PREFERENCE We may be getting there (at a glacial pace it would seem) but as a society we have to fully embrace … Continue reading

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Drugs test “Positive” for Jamaican Sprinter

by Kavon Fiennes I am sure there was a “collective” gasp from our nationalists at the revelation that our beloved sprint heroine Veronica Campbell-Brown (VCB) has tested positive for a banned substance. In her defense, “the collective” will make pronouncements … Continue reading

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Time to Nullify the Drug Laws

An Article from the Future of Freedom Foundation   TIME TO NULLIFY THE DRUG LAWS by Sheldon Richman | May 6, 2013 http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/time-to-nullify-the-drug-laws/ Thomas Jefferson said a revolution every 20 years would be a good thing. Regardless of what one … Continue reading

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We Need to End Drug Testing in Sport – Part 2

by Kavon Fiennes I argued my pro-drug position with the need to end drug testing in sport about six weeks ago in an earlier column. My colleague Cato Rand is not in agreement. I am happy to see Nick Gillespie … Continue reading

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As we say in Jamaica. Legalize it!

An article from the Economist (Economist.com) WINDING DOWN THE WAR ON DRUGS Towards a ceasefire Experiments in legalisation are showing what a post-war approach to drug control could look like Feb 23rd 2013 | DENVER, LA PAZ, LISBON AND MADRID … Continue reading

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We Need to End Drug Testing in Sport

by Kavon Fiennes Sooooo…..at the Ice-Fishing Championships the US Anti-Doping Agency was testing ice-fisher folk (competitors) for drugs. Yes you read correctly. This is a necessary hurdle to clear because Ice-Fishing may become a Winter Olympics event.  Incredible. When will … Continue reading

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