Drugs Policy

5.29.19

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalized the drug, and Oakland could be next.

10.22.15

​We Asked an Expert What Would Happen If the UK Decriminalized All Drugs

The UN was apparently about to release a report advising exactly that this week before suddenly changing its mind.

10.19.15

Is the United Nations About to Call for the Decriminalization of All Drugs?

Richard Branson just posted an embargoed document from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime that urges governments to ease off on the prosecution and imprisonment of drug users.

9.12.14

Would an Independent Scotland Decriminalize Drugs?

The UK has been cracking down on drugs. Scotland, though, might not be part of the UK for much longer. If there’s a "yes" vote next week, independence will follow, and the Scottish Parliament will become accountable for policy in a range of new areas.

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