HELTER SKELTER: Apathy, drugs and Eddy Lepp at the edge of the world’s murder capital.

Originally appeared in Feb/March 2013 Issue of SKUNK Magazine . It is difficult to fully encapsulate the vast economic and human rights issues surrounding the United States’ longest war—The War on Drugs—because the issues are complex and inextricably interwoven. Pro-marijuana legalization groups often find success as they did in state elections last November, when defining marijuana…

WHY THE ENTIRE MUSIC INDUSTRY SHOULD BOYCOTT THE STATE OF TEXAS (Except the Jonas Brothers, that’s your punishment Sheriff West)

Originally published at Toke of the Town Last week, singer-songwriter Fiona Apple’s tour bus passed through Hudspeth County West Texas where it was stopped by local law enforcement and searched for narcotics. The search turned up about an ounce and a half each of marijuana and hashish. Apple was taken into jail where she spent…