Prosecutors use mandatory minimum sentencing as a prosecutorial tool to get people to plead guilty without a fair trial.
Latin American nations call for treatment strategy, claiming UN's prohibition stance plays into hands of paramilitary groups
Tomorrow (Nov 27) President Obama will continue the recent Thanksgiving tradition of presidents pardoning a turkey.
One public policy with profound impacts on business and the economy is rarely evaluated: drug prohibition policy.
Overcrowding in the federal prison system is putting prison workers in danger, said Charles Samuels Jr., director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, on Wednesday.
Canada could use the beer industry as a model if it ever decides to legalize and tax marijuana, according to the founder of the nation’s third-largest brewer.
In its latest progress report on Afghanistan to the U.S. Congress, the Pentagon warned that the 2013 poppy harvest was expected to be "considerably" bigger than the 2012 yield.
After last weekend's International Drug Reform Conference in Denver, a clear picture is emerging of which states are likely to be the first to follow Colorado and Washington down the path of marijuana legalization.
Legalization of drugs would end the gangland violence that has cost tens of thousands of lives in Mexico, former President Vicente Fox said, blaming successor Felipe Calderon for the carnage.
Uruguay is set to become the first country in the world where the sale of cannabis will not only become legal and government-controlled, but at around $1 a gram probably also the one with the most affordable marijuana anywhere.