After four decades of a spectacularly unsuccessful and costly global war on drugs, it's time to say enough is enough.
The drug war in Mexico has hit affluent, formerly stable cities that were once protected from the violence. The US's role in this? Supplying the weapons and demanding the drugs.
When organized crime and drug violence came to Monterrey, the city turned to the military for help. It was a choice many would come to regret.
Mexican citizens stand up to the drug war within their borders and demand an end to the violence and a change in US security policy in the region.
Tens of thousands marched to Mexico City on May 8 to protest the rising death toll and demand a new “citizens’ pact.”
Misleading narratives about the Afghan opium trade have led to counterproductive eradication strategies.
US drug reformers could learn a lot from Portugal’s successful decriminalization efforts.
Drug users deserve the chance to prevent HIV, too.
The Nation's Sasha Abramsky and Obama's Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske, speak at length about the administration's drug reform agenda.