drug policy

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
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behavior."
Maia Szalavitz
8.20.18
medical cannabis

Britain's Medical Weed Laws Prevent These Epileptic Sisters from Getting the Same Care

We spoke to the makers of a new documentary, 'Separating the Strains,' which tells the story of US-based Chelsea Leyland and UK-based Tamsin.
Mattha Busby
7.25.18
Drugs

The US Stopped Other Countries from Legalizing Weed for Generations

Not anymore.
Maia Szalavitz
7.2.18
Drugs

The 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.
Zachary Siegel
6.4.18
Cannabis

I Tested the Weed You Can 'Buy Legally' in the UK

Over 200 companies sell cannabis they claim is legal throughout Europe, so I ordered a bag.
Ali Cedar
4.5.18
crime

Trump Has Already Demolished Obama's Criminal-Justice Legacy

It didn't take long for a big fan of cops, the death penalty, and hating on immigrants to change the system.
Justin George
1.22.18
mexico

Could Legal Weed in California Help End Mexico's Drug War?

One expert estimated the Mexican drug trade could lose up to two-thirds of its market in the US now that pot is an over-the-counter drug in the Golden State.
Ollin Velasco
1.10.18
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