CANNABIS CULTURE - Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) last Thursday filed Senate Bill 2657 the RESET (Reclassification to Ensure Smarter and Equal Treatment) Act to eliminate the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine.
Workers for one of Colorado's biggest marijuana businesses learned Wednesday they can be fired for smoking pot on the job or using cocaine any time.
A greater percentage of black men are locked up in the U.S. than in South Africa at the height of Apartheid—this reform aims to change that.
In an unusual move, the Obama administration Thursday told defense lawyers they should suggest more inmates serving time on drug charges who might be deserving of clemency.
DEMORCRACY NOW - As we continue our conversation on the nationwide shift towards liberalizing drug laws, we are joined by the gr
In an article over at CNN.com, I discuss a new study that confirms that the war on drugs is an expensive failure.
One indisputable achievement of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, which overthrew a regime that alternately cracked down on opium production and profited from it, was an enormous increase in drug seizures.
Drugs are getting cheaper - and purity is increasing
The "war on drugs" has not been won, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos told the United Nations on Tuesday, exhorting the world body to add teeth to a special session on drugs in 2016.
Last Friday, the White House released its annual score card on other countries' compliance with US drug policy demands, the presidential determination on major drug producing and trafficking countries.