The war on drugs has been an abject failure and has led to immense suffering. Here, we look at the experience of one town in Alaska…
For many people who suffer from a debilitating illness or who are in chronic pain, medical marijuana has proven to be an effective remedy. Researchers estimate that over 5.5 million Americans are currently using medical marijuana for a variety of conditions, including MS, HIV or AIDS, cancer, chronic pain, IBS, and glaucoma.If you’re thinking about trying medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, here are some tips…
Prohibition was repealed more than 80 years ago, but we’re still feeling its policy hangover.
A new report from the ACLU and Human Rights Watch details many of the harms associated with the criminalization of drug possession. The most striking finding from the report is that police in the United States arrest more people for marijuana offenses than for all violent crimes combined. The title of the report, “Every 25 […]
The DOJ’s announcement to discontinue the use of private prisons only affects about 16% of federal prisoners.
The Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Potomac River, serves as the tripoint for the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. borders, allowing drivers pass through each jurisdiction within a few seconds of each other. This matters for people who smoke pot.
Did you know? After decriminalizing drug use years ago, Portugal has actually experienced a decrease in drug abuse. While supporters of the drug war often argue that decriminalizing or legalizing drug use would increase drug abuse, the case of Portugal shows that’s not the case. Check out the video below for some more (absurd) reasons […]