Metro Times, 02 Sep 2015 - Actress Susan Sarandon recently tweeted a message to rappers A$AP Rocky and Action Bronson, saying, "thx for the shout out on '1Train.' Not sure what it means, but let's blaze one & talk about it some time." It comes as no surprise that Sarandon, or Rocky and Bronson would […]
Baltimore Sun, 02 Sep 2015 - Aspiring Growers Ask Balto. CO. Council to Change Law Entrepreneurs eager to get a foothold in the nascent medical marijuana business in Maryland asked Baltimore County Council members Tuesday to pass zoning laws that would allow them to operate.
East Bay Express, 02 Sep 2015 - The city's long strange trip toward its first medical cannabis dispensary may be finally reaching its climax. For years, San Leandro's city leaders wanted absolutely no part of the medical cannabis industry.
This week in part two of our coverage of Seattle Hempfest, we talk with Bill Panzer, a criminal defense attorney from Oakland, CA; Kari Boiter, a criminal justice reform activist from Washington state; and John Conroy, an attorney from British Columbia, Canada.
While we are making great strides in reforming drug policy, there are still horrific abuses happening in the drug war. President Obama, Commute Sharanda Jones’ Sentence Sharanda Jones is currently serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole at Carswell Federal Prison in Texas. Life without the possibility of parole is the second-harshest […]
It feels like there’s a growing concern around the country regarding the travesty of use of civil asset forfeiture to steal from citizens. We’re starting to see more states push back in their laws, and this has to be because a lot of people (including us) have educated the public about just how unjust this […]
Ending the war on drugs: Making the case for regulation of drug markets in Latin America and beyondA workshop organized by Transform DrugPolicy Foundation and MéxicoUnido Contra la Delincuencia as part of The International DrugPolicy Reform Conference 2013Join us to learn and share experiences on how to meaningfully engage with the drug policy reform debate, […]
Transformand MUCD were pleased to launch the latest publication from our joint Latin American Programme for Drug Policy Reform in Mexico City yesterday.‘Ending the War on Drugs: How to win the debate in Latin America' is the product of a series of workshops and consultations with experts across the region, and builds on Transform's 2007 book […]