Criminalization Makes It Harder to Study Ayahuasca, Scientists Say
It's an impediment to medical research on ayahuasca's potential to treat mental health disorders.
Pregnant Women Are Being Arrested for Crimes They Didn't Know They Committed
In the United States, state-level legislation is being used to prosecute pregnant women who use drugs—violating their civil rights and making it impossible for them to get the help they need.
A Growing Movement Is Fighting the Criminalization of Homelessness
As cities crack down on homelessness, a coalition is pushing for a 'Homeless Bill of Rights' to be adopted in three states and put an end to the criminalization of poverty.
How a Cost-Saving Medicaid Policy Puts Mental Health Patients in Jail
A chilling finding from researchers correlates the incarceration rates of schizophrenics with healthcare policies.
Sex Workers to Mexican Government: Stop Screwing with Us
Inflation has caused Mexico’s minimum wage to decrease over the years, and many of the country’s citizens have turned to the sex trade.