The Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 Aug 2015 - Washington, D.C., is feeling its way around a new law that allows residents to grow and consume marijuana, but not sell or buy. About 30 party guests in suits and summer dresses mingled in the backyard of a small home in the Forest Hills neighborhood in Washington, D.C., […]
Porterville Recorder, 31 Aug 2015 - It's been nearly a year since the marijuana ordinance went into effect for the city of Porterville and Tuesday the council members will review to see if the ordinance has been effective. Some of the topics to be reviewed and considered for possible change include drought concerns and the […]
Baltimore Sun, 31 Aug 2015 - A24-year-old athlete from Columbia, a teenage girl from Glen Burnie who wanted to become a medical examiner and a 21-year-old brother of two from Pasadena. What do these three individuals have in common? Each died from a drug overdose. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that […]
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.
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 […]
Sorry for the lack of posts recently – have been busy dealing with start of school and retirement planning (this is my last semester). Here’s a ridiculous piece for your amusement. It’s a week old, but I couldn’t resist… Marijuana harm ignored in push for legalization: Thomas Elias All this ignores the sometimes fatal effects […]
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 […]