drug policy

Drugs

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."
Emily Green
8.21.19
Weed

Joe Biden Has a Plan on Weed (That Doesn't Involve Legalizing It)

Former Vice President Joe Biden is staking out a position to the political right of the 2020 field when it comes to marijuana policy.
Daniel Newhauser
7.23.19
Weed

How Did 137 Kilos of Canadian Weed End Up in Hong Kong?

It's been sent via airmail to Hong Kong in the last three months and has been seized by customs.
Lex Celera
4.25.19
Drugs

The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl

Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Max Daly
4.5.19
Drugs

A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail

A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?
Tana Ganeva
3.11.19
crime

Danish Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Be on House Arrest

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
3.8.19
Drugs

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.
Jack Dodson
1.7.19
Medicinal Cannabis

Now That Medical Cannabis Is Legal in the UK, What's Next?

A new study also reveals widespread support for the further relaxation of cannabis laws.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
Drugs

The World's War on Drugs Has Failed Yet Again

It's time for a more truthful discussion of drug use because what world leaders are doing now isn't working.
Max Daly
10.23.18
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
Drugs

How the US Stopped a Possible Solution to the Heroin Epidemic

Before America's War on Drugs, the "British System" was successful in keeping addiction rates low and drug-associated crime nonexistent.
JS Rafaeli
10.4.18
Opioids

Jeff Sessions just scared California into rejecting safe injection sites

Gov. Brown vetoed a bill authorizing them saying "it would be irresponsible to expose local officials and health care professionals to potential federal criminal charges."
Emma Ockerman
10.1.18
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