Issues

Issues related to the Drug War

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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...
Before last year, Ayelet Waldman, a Berkeley author, mother of four, and the wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon, would have never considered taking psychedelic drugs on a consistent basis. But when mood swings brought about by premenstrual dysphoric...
The Economic Burden of Incarceration in the United States Report finds economic costs of incarceration top $1 trillion in the United States annually In July 2016, the Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice at the George Warren Brown School of Social...
18 U.S. Code § 924 (c)(1)(A) Except to the extent that a greater minimum sentence is otherwise provided by this subsection or by any other provision of law, any person who, during and in relation to any crime of violence...
Usually there's a really good feeling when you have been proven right. Except when the destruction has caused so many ills of society that there is real question of its repair.
The Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections came out with its Final Recommendations for reforming the federal prison system.
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.

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