Boston Globe, 25 Jul 2016 - Massachusetts cities and towns are exacting increasingly hefty payments from medical marijuana dispensaries in exchange for letters the companies need to win state licenses, a Globe review of recent compacts shows. In Worcester, a dispensary promised to pay the city $450,000 over three years - and $200,000 a year […]
Baltimore Sun, 25 Jul 2016 - Finding Qualified Men and Women to Serve As City Police Officers Is Tough Enough Without an Outdated Marijuana Policy The challenge of police recruiting is nothing new. The modest pay, long hours and duties that can be both boring and life-threatening aren't for everyone. In 2000, for instance, New […]
Chico Enterprise-Record, 25 Jul 2016 - Oroville - Pot proponents lost in the June election, but that hasn't stopped them from getting another initiative before the Butte County Board of Supervisors. The board will have to make a decision on the initiative Tuesday, along with mulling over an extension on a tax in Gridley and […]
US Senator Tim Kaine talks about states as laboratories of democracy, and asks whether marijuana legalization has impacted heroin production; Senator Ed Markey talks about overdose deaths, and asks whether the administration has been ignoring Fentanyl coming in from China and Mexico; and Senator Marco Rubio speaks sensibly about alcohol, other drugs, and drug addiction.
I know people have already been talking about this in comments, but this is just so bizarre… Colorado town finds THC in its water, warns residents not to drink or bathe in it This Denver Post article may be the best so far on the subject as it shows both the hysteria… Screening stations are […]
I took a look through the Republic Party Platform A mixture of stuff that absolutely makes me cringe, along with the occasional bit of material that seemed quite sensible. Here are a few points that may be of interest to our group: In its discussion of the Fourth Amendment, the platform completely ignores the abuses […]
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 […]