drug prohibition

NO candidate can say they support civil liberties, equality of rights before the law, and a better world for African-Americans
Cameron Douglas is free! Well, almost free.
Over 1,000 politicians, rock stars, activists and artists are calling for more humane global drug laws.
Last month Congressional Republicans rallied behind an effort to lift a decades-old ban against federal funding for syringe exchange programs.
"It will effectively mean a diplomatic immunity to inject heroin in a safe, secure, passionate environment."
Drug warriors claim that marijuana is a "gateway drug." On the contrary, it is the policy of drug prohibition--not the drug per se--that creates a gateway into a criminal underworld of crime and contaminated products.
This is a critical moment for people who care about psychedelics to bring their voices to the table. The drug policy landscape has changed as quickly as any other issue in U.S. politics over the past few years.
The vice president's fingerprints are all over the failed drug war. What does that mean for his chances in 2016?
President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, charged with improving police-community relations and reducing crime, has largely overlooked one of the elements most essential to accomplishing this goal: the need to reform drug policy.
The elephant in the room is the powerful tool we already have for preventing opiate related overdose and death by preventing opiate dependence, cannabis.