Drug War Chronicle #1060 - April 5, 2019

1. Transforming Global Drug Policy: From A Punisher Paradigm to Embracing Human Rights [FEATURE]

It's way past time for human rights to be accorded its proper place in the formulation of international drug policy.

2. Marijuana Laced with Fentanyl? No, Just Cluelessness by White House Drug Policy Advisor Kellyanne Conway [FEATURE]

Really, Kellyanne?

3. Microdosing Psychedelics "Could Be Beneficial," Study Suggests [FEATURE]

For the first time, rigorous science finds benefits in microdosing psychedelics.

4. Alternative Values, Alternative Facts: UN Event on Media Disinformation and Drug War Human Rights Violations

Tune in to Facebook Live -- or come to our event if you're at the UN -- to learn about how Facebook and other media are being exploited by authoritarians in ways that are causing massive human rights violations, including in the drug war.

5. Medical Marijuana Update

An Arizona Walmart worker wins a drug testing case, CBD bills are on the move, no edibles for North Dakota, and more.

6. This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

A pair of New Jersey cops go rogue, prison guards go wild, and more.

7. Chronicle AM: Trump Delays Border Shutdown Over Drugs, Migrants; NH House Approves Legal Pot, More... (4/5/19)

Trump pushes his threat to close down the border into the future, migrant workers in the state-legal marijuana industry are being denied citizenship, New Hampshire is one step closer to marijuana legalization, and more.

8. Chronicle AM: Guam Legalizes Pot, New Mexico Decriminalizes Pot, Andrew Yang Talks Drug Pardons, More... (4/4/19)

A US territory legalizes weed, a US state decriminalizes it, Florida medical marijuana battles continue, and more.

9. Chronicle AM: CO Drug Defelonization Bill Advances, ND Moves to End Civil Forfeiture, More... (4/3/19)

Drug defelonization is advancing in Colorado, asset forfeiture reform heads to the governor in North Dakota, New Jersey bail reforms are having a dramatic impact, and more.

10. Chronicle AM: China Bans All Fentanyl Variants, DC Gets 76,000 Naloxone Kits, More... (4/2/19)

China bans all fentanyl variants, Sri Lanka is to resume drug executions, marijuana sentencing reform bills advance in Iowa and Texas, and more.

11. Chronicle AM: Trump Delays Border Shutdown Over Drugs, Migrants; NH House Approves Legal Pot, More... (4/5/19)

Trump pushes his threat to close down the border into the future, migrant workers in the state-legal marijuana industry are being denied citizenship, New Hampshire is one step closer to marijuana legalization, and more.
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