Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) Monday signed into law two measures that will reduce the punishments for certain marijuana-related offenses. The changes go into effect immediately.
Australian Schapelle Corby, the convicted drug smuggler who says she was framed by airport workers, has had her 20-year sentence reduced according to an Indonesian prison official.
An assistant prosecutor told jurors this morning to follow the law and not use sympathy when weighing the fate of a 70-year-old woman facing a drug charge.
Three hundred people convicted of drug trafficking offenses are on death row in Iran, the Islamic Republic's judiciary said Monday.
Even a minor pot bust can be life-altering for people unlucky enough to be arrested in one of these five states.
Qualified patients still susceptible to arrest, prosecution and $100 fine despite medical defense
Converting marijuana to hashish could land Oklahomans a life prison sentence under a bill approved in the Oklahoma Senate.
Frederick County Sen. David Brinkley may succeed this year in his nine-year quest to reduce criminal penalties for medical marijuana use.
Harsh sentencing policies and the use of confidential informants has created a racially discriminatory criminal justice system in Mississippi that harms innocent individuals and erodes the rule of law, according to a report released Monday by the American...
Drug policies focused on criminal convictions and prison terms overwhelmingly target young Canadians and should be modified to include alternatives to simple punishment, a national students' group is telling federal politicians on Thursday.