Nation Topics - Drug War and Drug Policy
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Court records filed in the Alex Sanchez case and reviewed by The Nation show federal prosecutors have concealed their use of notorious gang leaders as informants while applying for surveillance permits.
A new law narrows the gap in cocaine sentencing and signals a shift in priorities.
The era of "Lock 'em up and throw away the key" seems, slowly, to be drawing to a close.
For students in a small Texas border town, drug violence offers frequent lessons on the failure of the "war on drugs."
As laws and DEA enforcement strategies change, so, too, do the fortunes of Northern California's Humboldt County.
Economic necessity and shifting mores are changing the nation's approach to incarceration.
Is Plan Colombia subsidizing narco-traffickers to cultivate biofuels on stolen lands?
The national media have invented a drug-related crime wave that officials and local journalists say just isn't happening.
Drug prohibition and unregulated guns gave us the Mexican drug wars.
The change in leadership at the New York state level seems poised to make a dramatic change to the state's Rockefeller Drug Laws.
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