The Trentonian, 19 Oct 2014 - TRENTON - Several hundred people gathered in front of the New Jersey statehouse on Saturday to push for the legalization of marijuana. The event would be the second major gathering near the statehouse where the crowd would light up in defiance of the law. The last occurred in April […]
The Palm Beach Post, 18 Oct 2014 - It's not difficult to understand the recent erosion of support for Amendment 2, the ballot initiative that would expand the use of marijuana in Florida by patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. Indeed, after polling as high as 80 percent among likely voters in the spring, most polls […]
Florida Times-Union, 18 Oct 2014 - Constitutional amendments should be rare. They should be saved for issues that the regular political process is unable or unwilling to handle. That is the reason that 60 percent is needed for amending the Florida Constitution. Direct democracy ought to be the exception in this republic.
Heading off to Kansas City for an International Fine Arts Deans conference. Hoping to get some ribs while I’m there. Here’s a little bit of absurdity… 5 Ridiculous Anti-Drugs Posters Of course, there have been plenty of others, but these are a pretty bizarre bunch. Speaking of irresponsibility… Do the media talk down […]
Those of us who are information consumers and see the long-term inevitability of reform should be reminded now and then that some people are completely oblivious. This hit me again today as I read this strangely clueless article: What’s next in war on drugs? OLEAN — News that Chautauqua County was recently added 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 […]