Posts Tagged ‘ Drug Policy ’

Drug Legalization Debate Gaining Momentum in Central America

The presidents of Honduras, Colombia and Mexico will meet March 24 to discuss a recent proposal by Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina to legalize drugs.
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Hawaii County Prosecutor’s Selective Mercy Does Not Include Marijuana Growers

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If you drink and drive and kill a young student, 10 years seems like a fairly lenient plea bargain — particularly when comparing it to marijuana crimes, where no victims are named or produced. Hawaii County prosecutors will argue (as usual) that it’s not true, but apprehending Cannabis growers clearly means more to them than...
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Jimmy Carter: Call Off the Global Drug War

Jimmy Carter: Call Off the Global Drug War

In an extraordinary new initiative announced earlier this month, the Global Commission on Drug Policy has made some courageous and profoundly important recommendations in a report on how to bring more effective control over the illicit drug trade. The commission includes the former presidents or prime ministers of five countries, a former secretary general...
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Did the V.A. Unseat Marijuana From Schedule I?

Did the V.A. Unseat Marijuana From Schedule I?

On July 22, 2010, a federal agency acknowledged that Marijuana has medicinal applications. Is Marijuana still a Schedule I drug?
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