Albany Democrat-Herald, 05 Oct 2015 - The private recreational use of marijuana by adults in Oregon has been legal for months, and last week, you could start buying recreational marijuana at medical dispensaries that elected to join in on early sales of pot. (Well, at least in those jurisdictions that allowed those early sales.) But […]
Toronto Star, 04 Oct 2015 - 'No comparison' between harms of marijuana, tobacco, public health experts say Public health experts are slamming Stephen Harper's assertion that marijuana is "infinitely worse" than tobacco, saying the remark has no basis in scientific fact.
Ottawa Sun, 04 Oct 2015 - Every Tuesday afternoon at the Elgin Street courthouse, a large group of drug-addicted offenders participating in a one-year program of treatment and rehabilitation assembles in courtroom 8. Drug Treatment Court participants appear before a judge, who is given a weekly report on their progress from counsellors with Rideauwood Addiction […]
“Tobacco is a product that does a lot of damage — marijuana is infinitely worse” This is my new favorite quote. ‘Marijuana is infinitely worse’ than tobacco, Harper says as he encourages pot debate to go up in smoke Marijuana is “infinitely worse” than tobacco and its use should be widely discouraged in Canada, Conservative […]
A busy week at work for me, and some distractions in the news. Are My Methods Unsound? Why ‘Sicario’ Is the ‘Apocalypse Now’ of the Drug War There’s been quite a bit of talk about the movie Sicario. I’m curious. Have you seen it? And how does it, as fiction, stack up to the […]
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 […]