Prohibition of cannabis counter-productive
Prohibition of cannabis in the United States may be counter-productive, with a new study showing that a period of increased law enforcement against the drug coincided with an increase in the number of young adult cannabis ...
When will children disobey parents? It depends on the rule
As all parents know, children often want to do exactly what their parents don't want them to do. In three areas that children often consider parts of their personal domain -- clothing, friendship, and leisure activities -- ...
No panaceas for Mexico's violent drug war, but prohibition has failed
While Mexico and the United States have ramped up their efforts to control and perhaps defeat Mexico's increasingly violent drug cartels, the outcome of these efforts remains in doubt and no panaceas are in sight, but prohibition ...
US drivers talk and text as much as ever
Americans are using cellphones and other gadgets behind the wheel as much as ever, despite widespread awareness of the risks involved, a federal government agency said Friday.
US lawmakers shuffle the deck on online gambling
Online gambling is back before Congress, and some are betting it will move forward this time.
Singapore defends Internet licencing rules
Singapore's media regulator on Thursday sought to allay fears that a controversial new rule requiring news websites to obtain licences was aimed at stifling Internet freedom.