War on Drugs
Behind the US's Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs
America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.
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The War on Drugs Is Coming for Vapes, and It's Not Going to End Well
"Making things illegal tends to make them more dangerous."
These Two People Can Now Legally Use Cocaine in Mexico
A Mexican judge ruled that private use of cocaine "doesn't put one's health at great risk".
Police Thought They Beat the Darknet Drug Markets – They Didn't
This spring, the dark web drug trade was attacked on multiple fronts and authorities claimed victory. But after a quick restart, it's business as usual.
Drugs & Crime
The Absurd Theatre of the Modern Cocaine Bust
When a billion dollars worth of coke was seized last week, experts were quick to remind us that it's not going to solve America's drug problem.
How the Drug War Eats the Poor
According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
Uncovering the Golden Age of Britain’s Drug Smuggling Trade
A new book lifts the lid on past smugglers, corrupt cops and undercover hard men – and says the game is almost up for authorities now.
This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation
Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them
Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
The War on Drugs Is Inseparable from US Imperialism
Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.
All the News You Need to Read This Morning
Apparently you shouldn't get a tattoo if you have a weakened immune system.
The US Government Knew the War on Drugs Was Doomed from the Start
A 1967 Commission on Law Enforcement report on drugs was way ahead of its time.