Reason Alert: New Drew Carey Video

  • Drew Carey Defends Medical Marijuana
  • Study: Hydrogen Cars Aren't Good for America
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Drew Carey Defends Medical Marijuana
New Reason.tv video examines the war on drugs and dubious DEA raids on legal medical marijuana dispensaries

"I think it's clear by now that the federal government needs to reclassify marijuana. People who need it should be able to get it – safely and easily," says The Price Is Right and Power of 10 host Drew Carey in a new Reason.tv video examining medical marijuana and the war on drugs. Voters in 12 states have legalized medical marijuana and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently said marijuana "is not a drug. It's a leaf." Yet the Drug Enforcement Administration ignores these laws and continues to assault patients and caregivers in states where medical marijuana is legal. Drew Carey examines the folly of our drug policies and talks with medical marijuana patients in this new Reason.tv video available online at http://reason.tv/video/show/57.html.
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» For more on Reason.tv and the Drew Carey Project, read Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts in the Washington Post - Drew Carey, A Man of 'Reason'

Study: Hydrogen Cars Aren't Good for America
Switching from gasoline-powered cars to hydrogen cars would not reduce greenhouse gas emissions nor would it eliminate America's dependence on the Middle East's energy supplies, according to a new Reason Foundation study. The Reason Foundation report shows that if the U.S. replaced 20 percent of today's vehicles with hydrogen cars, CO2 emissions would either drop a tiny amount from 1.67 billion tons per year to 1.63 billion tons, or actually rise to 2.13 billion tons a year, depending upon what method is used to produce the hydrogen. And while hydrogen cars would reduce American reliance on crude oil, they would also significantly increase the need for foreign-produced natural gas. The countries with the largest natural gas reserves are Russia, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
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