Nation Topics - Drug War and Drug Policy
News and Features
Why are we letting these serious social problems be handled by the criminal justice system?
While President Peña Nieto celebrates the Aztec Tiger, Mexico’s cartels reach deeper into the legal economy.
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous—but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
Along the US-Mexico border, the high-powered cameras are pointed at you and the drones are above you.
In 1914, a racist fiction helped sell one of the nation’s first drug laws; 100 years later, it’s still with us.
Despite Governor Andrew Cuomo’s opposition, hopes are running high.
At the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Colorado, activists from all over the world celebrated recent wins and made plans for the future.
Thanks to the drug’s illegal status, marijuana farms are not regulated—with serious costs to water and wildlife.
One journalist-provocateur’s journey into the drug war bureaucracy shows why previous efforts to reschedule pot have been DEA’d on arrival.