How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood
At the Embajada de la Coca, the green leaf is being restored to its rightful place as a powerful medicinal plant and super-nutrient that should be revered instead of reviled.
A New Kind of Coca Leaf Is Thriving in Southern Colombia
Farmers are growing a super resistant coca leaf that can withstand glyphosate fumigation they say has continued despite the government's promises to stop using the chemical that has been linked to cancer.
The War on Drugs Isn't Just Destroying Lives — It's Also Killing the Environment
Ahead of a UN General Assembly session on international drug policy, the Open Society Foundation says environmental devastation is among the collateral damage caused by anti-drug programs.
Don't Forget That Your Weekend Fun is Killing People, Cocaine Users Told
The new #EveryLineCounts campaign targets recreational drug users with a social conscience, asking them to think about the environmental devastation and brutal violence fueled by their habit.