Portugal’s influential Doctors’ Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home.
The 2015 book Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, is a New York Times bestseller. It’s also a scathing account of the trillion dollar, global drug war’s many policy failures. The book’s author, Scottish-born journalist Johann Hari, has traveled to over 18 countries to investigate drug criminalization. What heRead More
As a commission calls for global drug decriminalisation, we look at how some countries deal with the issue.
When it comes to legalizing marijuana, Canada isn’t sailing entirely into the unknown.
As the world nears the 100-year mark in the war on drugs, one country’s radical approach to illicit substances could be the solution
This guy has no idea what he's talking about.
Document of Latin Judges on public policy in the area of drugs and human rights
Time magazine reports that Europe’s most liberal drug policy has been a huge success. Not, as you might think, those hippie Dutch, but Portugal, where possession of all drugs for personal use was decriminalised in 2001.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Is marijuana decriminalization a step in the right direction or a crafty trick to widen the net of the Drug Warriors?
A study from the Cato Institute explores lessons for creating fair and successful drug policies