Today at Hit and Run Jacob Sullum looks at last week’s “reefer madness” media scare:

By contrast, the Daily Mail waits until the 29th (and last) paragraph to note that “others questioned the link, pointing out there has been little change in rates of schizophrenia in recent years despite the rise in cannabis use and the increasing strength of the drug.” But the paper more than makes up for that concession with a sidebar on “three heavy drug users and their horrific killings” that Harry Anslinger would have envied.

Full Story: Hit and Run.

My hypothesis: mainstream media makes you insane.