A movement toward sustainable, regenerative, organic cannabis cultivation that began on the West Coast is now on the East Coast.
Jim Gierach is a former Cook County, Illinois, prosecutor, occasional failed political candidate, and longtime fighter in the trenches taking on the war on drugs. He makes no bones about what he thinks need to happen.
Eights tons of cocaine seized by Dutch authorities. Amsterdam's mayor says legalize it. (Netherlands Public Prosecutor)
A pair of congressional Democrats file a bill to allow marijuana use in public housing, the mayor of Amsterdam calls for legal cocaine use and sales, and more.
All drug test strips could be legal in West Virginia if Gov. Justice signs a bill on his desk. (Creative Commons)
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One Canadian province is moving backwards on harm reduction, the West Virginia legislature sends a bill legalizing drug test strips to the governor, and more.
Mandatory minimum sentencing remains in fashion in Boise, an Arkansas medical marijuana expansion initiative has been rejected by the state attorney general, and more.
Street scene in Portland, Oregon, where officials have declared a drug emergency. (Creative Commons)
Marijuana legalization bills get filed in Hawaii and Kentucky, a Czech economic council calls for a legal, regulated market in marijuana, and more.
Rhode Island's first safe injection site is likely to be open by this summer, the FDA renews its warning on "gas station heroin," and more.
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