Boston Globe, 07 Jul 2014 - California Advocates See Colorado As Proof It Can Work Long a leader in making marijuana mainstream, California is watching Colorado blaze a trail for legalized recreational pot with avid eyes. The mood in Colorado is good. Six months in, few of the predicted problems have materialized, tax revenue and tourism are booming, and pub
Ottawa Sun, 06 Jul 2014 - Police Issue Warning After Death Linked to Rave Drug With summer festivals and school-is-out partying in full swing, police probing drug-taking at raves suspected of leaving one woman dead and another in a coma, over the Canada Day weekend issued an alert Saturday about the perils of popping pills.
Baltimore Sun, 06 Jul 2014 - DENVER - At the Native Roots Apothecary, a discreet marijuana shop in Denver's busy 16th Street Mall, business is so brisk that customers are given a number to wait their turn. There are young men in ball caps, nervous-looking professionals in suits, and the frail and elderly. Staff say customers have been flocking to their
Doug McVay report: This week: research into medical cannabis and PTSD among veterans stymied, the CDC raises an alarm over prescription drug use, and we look at pain management for our nation's military.
James A. Baker III Conference on Med Cannabis for veterans II with Maj. David Bass & Tx Senator Joan Huffman + Howard Wooldridge of LEAP re progress in ending drug war & Summer Reading Assignment for all US officials
Jacob Sullum does an excellent job of analyzing this year’s stragety: Obama’s ‘Third Way’ Looks a Lot Like the War on Drugs As Sullum appropriately notes, it’s a mixture of good and bad elements, but it still overall adds up to more drug war. According to the latest National Drug Control Strategy, which was released […]
I’m on my way to Los Angeles for a few days for work. Here are a few items to get your blood boiling… Meet Jason Westcott, your latest, needless, inexcusable drug war tragedy On the night of May 27, as armed men streamed through his front door, Westcott grabbed his gun. But the 29-year-old […]
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