decriminalization

rights

Sex Workers Will Finally Be Able to Carry Condoms Without Fear of Arrest in California

The landmark bill also empowers them to report abuse and exploitation.
Marie Solis
7.29.19
psychedelics

Everyone Is Really Confused About What Decriminalizing Shrooms Actually Means

"We left it initially vague on purpose," the campaign manager behind Denver's historic vote told us.
Alex Norcia
5.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Inside New York's Fight to Decriminalize Sex Work

Decrim NY—a new coalition of sex workers, state lawmakers, and advocacy groups—wants to make New York the first state to decriminalize sex work.
VICE Staff
2.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Massachusetts Is Open for Weed Business and Some Residents Aren't Ready

Some Boston neighborhoods are struggling with what they call half-baked dispensary plans.
VICE Staff
8.1.18
psychdelics

These States Are Leading the Fight to Legalize Shrooms

Psilocybin is a much more complex drug than cannabis and it shouldn’t be treated the same way when it comes to decriminalization.
Joe Smith-Engelhardt
7.13.18
Drugs

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.
Victoria Chan
11.24.17
Weed

Cory Booker Proposed a Bill That Would Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

And that's just the beginning.
Jesse Hicks
8.2.17
Voices

Decriminalizing Sex Work is at the Frontier of Workers' Rights

Sex workers don’t want your judgment or your sympathy, but most want to be legal.
Aaron Barksdale
6.1.17
Drugs

What It's Like to Make a Living on Drug Tourism

We talked to a local drug dealer who makes his living selling drugs to North American tourists.
Allison Tierney
4.7.17
sex work

These Sex Workers Are Using Theater to Fight for Decriminalization

The cast of a new London play has diverse experiences of sex work, but they all share a dim view of the police.
Frankie Mullin
2.17.17
Drugs

What Would Happen if All Drugs Were Legal in Canada?

If pot is going to be legal by 2018, could we see cocaine sold in stores by 2030?
Allison Tierney
1.25.17
News

Why Weed Won't Be Legal in the UK Anytime Soon

A new report came out today arguing for regulated legalization, but it's going to take more than suggestions to achieve real policy change.
Tshepo Mokoena
11.21.16
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