The global drug prohibition bureaucracy's watchdog group, the International Drug Control Board (INCB) released its Annual Report 2013 today
Along with the fear of more violence, some worry about the economic fallout of the arrest of Joaquin Guzman, whose operation pumped billions into Sinaloa state.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper told a group of reporters at last week's National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., that he'd been approached by a half-dozen other governors about legalizing marijuana.
Rain forests around the world are rapidly disappearing due to illegal logging, the growth of palm oil plantations, the clearance for cattle ranching and other forms of commercial agriculture.
'We aren't against drug traffickers,' says a self-defense leader. 'We are against organized crime.'
Italy's constitutional court on Wednesday struck down a drug law that tripled sentences for selling, cultivating or possessing cannabis and which has been blamed for causing prison overcrowding.
The prohibition and attempted eradication of drugs can be a nightmare for the climate and environment.
Ex-trooper with Baltimore roots works to convert war on drugs to a legal drug industry
After months of tacit co-operation with rural vigilantes trying to drive out a cult-like drug cartel, the Mexican government has moved to permanently solve one of its toughest security problems with a plan to legalize the growing movement and bring it...
CANNABIS CULTURE - When Rich Paul went on trial facing 81 years in prison on March 26, 2013, in Keene, New Hampshire, it was a portent of the growing revolt against Prohibition, if not against a broader swath of governmental policy and authority.