On this day when we honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., I couldn't help wonder what Dr. King might say today about the War on Drugs.
Tim Tyler, at the age of 25, received the mandatory minimum sentence of life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for selling LSD.
By Joe Chivers Decriminalization of medical marijuana is a hotly contested topic around the world. While in the United States, 29 states have legalized the drug for this purpose, in other regions, it isn’t so clear cut. Europe, as a...
In November 2015, the ONDCP issued its annual report assessing progress toward the seven goals. Most of the Strategy goals were either not met, or movement was in the opposite direction - in other words, illicit drug use stayed the same or increased and public health suffered.
By Lisa Linbrugger, DWS guest contributor When I heard the news of Attorney General Jeff Session’s promise to double down on the war on drugs, my heart sank. This is clearly a man who knows little of the effects of...
Set to open within a few weeks, the room will not be a place to inject drugs or get high, say health providers. Instead, a nurse will monitor heroin users as they come down from the drug's effects. Source: Boston's...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx7WLlJzrlw
by Joe Chivers Decriminalization worked in Portugal, but would it work in Mexico? In recent months, the Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been pushing for decriminalization of all drugs. Mexico has been torn apart by...
Great video explaining Why the War on Drugs is a Huge Failure.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w55G1y8wK8g

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