Nation Topics - Drug War and Drug Policy
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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.
While the press has hailed the president’s “public health” approach, the White House has cracked down on cannabis.
How the war on pot has fueled SWAT raids and paramilitary policing.
The fight against marijuana prohibition must put racial justice at the center.
The federal government has subsidized the criminalization of millions of young people simply for having a small amount of pot.
The grassroots struggle to free the weed has always been about more than just legalizing pot.
The discovery of pot’s astonishing medical potential is the most compelling new reason for legalizing the plant.
Legalization in the Evergreen State has led to parallel marijuana industries. Is there room for both?
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