The proposal would use recreational marijuana taxes to fund drug war reparations.
"It is far too risky and expensive for any of the cartels to move high-volume drugs through those desolate, really unwalled areas," said the DEA's former No. 2.
The Brooklyn federal court has taken steps to protect witnesses' identities. Some worked directly for Guzman's Sinaloa cartel.
The press stirred up hysteria about black “junkies” and cheered draconian police responses to crack cocaine.
Carroll, who currently serves as White House deputy chief of staff, must be confirmed by the Senate.
Washington voters moved to legalize the drug in 2012.
"San Francisco is once again taking the lead to undo the damage that this country’s disastrous, failed drug war has had on our nation."
The war on marijuana has turned thousands of children into the walking wounded.
California cities are giving those most affected by the war on drugs a head start in the legal market.
Across the country, disparate drug enforcement has guaranteed inequality for years to come.
The murder rate was the highest in at least 20 years.
Taylor Weyeneth was fired from a law firm in 2015 for not showing up to work.
Advocates applauded the new policy as the first of its kind in the country.
A new poll suggests U.S. prosecutors should proceed cautiously following recent Justice Department guidance on marijuana.
The attorney general's coffers are lined by many who stand to benefit from incarcerating cannabis users.
It didn't just legalize weed, the state also enacted one of the most progressive criminal justice reforms in the country.
The first state to legalize medical cannabis becomes the most populous to allow recreational use.
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