More cruelty in the war on drugs.
Drug use doesn't discriminate, but the war on drug users does.
U.S. prisons are still mostly occupied by men, but women are getting thrown behind bars at a much faster rate these days, largely because of the war on drugs.
This uptick in arrests comes even though pot remains widely used, available, and perceived of as safe by most Americans.
In a conference call this morning, filmmaker Eugene Jarecki discussed the impact of his award-winning drug war documentary The House I Live In and where we go from here in the fight to end the drug war and mass incarceration.
Prosecution of pregnant women ignores science, evidence, and health.
Christie Calls for Alternatives to Incarceration and Expanded Drug Treatment; Advocates Applaud Inaugural Remarks
Children often face the gravest consequences of America's draconian drug policy.
Growing up with an incarcerated parent can be tough. The feelings of isolation and stigma that I and others like me experienced growing up were a tough burden to bear.
Neill Franklin has come a long way since his years as an undercover narc for the Maryland State Police then head of training for the Baltimore City Police Department.