Your Tuesday dose of environment, health, and science stories from around our blogs:
Straight wonks on dope: Kevin Drum has never smoked weed. He’s only seen a joint once. Here’s why he wants pot decriminalized. Plus: Government lies about pot revealed.
Palin’s last hurrah: Possibly a requirement that Alaska girls under 18 to get parental consent for abortions, despite scientific evidence that such policies result in more late-term abortions.
Does not compute: Conservatives’ bizarro healthcare arguments are sounding less and less convincing.