Archive for October, 2012

Immigration Federalism: Which Policy Prevails?

October 11, 2012 | Social Sciences

In the lead-up to the 2012 US presidential election, a major point of contention between Republican and Democratic candidates has been the division of responsibility for immigration policy and enforcement between the federal government and states.

More Evidence Links Early Cannabis Use to Psychosis

October 4, 2012 | Social Sciences

Early adolescent cannabis use may contribute to the development of symptoms of schizotypal personality disorder (SPD) in adulthood, according to new data from a longitudinal cohort study.

Pot arrests top 50K in 2011 despite NYPD order

October 4, 2012 | Social Sciences

New York City police still arrested more than 50,000 people on low-level marijuana charges last year despite a drop off after officers were told not to use tactics that critics decry as tricking people into getting arrested, according to New York state data obtained by an advocacy group.