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Feature: Turning Up the Heat on New York's Rockefeller Drug Laws (and the Politicians Who Fail to Fix Them)
New York's draconian Rockefeller drug laws turned 34 this week, and the reform movement is doing all it can to see that they don't make it to 35.
Supporters of marijuana legalization took to the streets around the world in this year's Global Marijuana March. Here's a report.
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A Boston cop gets busted, a Tacoma probation officer peddles meth, two former Memphis cops cop pleas, so does a former NYPD officer, and a small-town Texas lawman heads for federal prison.
The death toll from a deadly combination of heroin and fentanyl rose all through last year. Now, the DEA says more than a thousand people died.
A medical marijuana bill has gone down in defeat in Illinois despite broad support from the medical community.
The Minnesota legislature is one House floor vote from passing a medical marijuana bill, but the Republican governor is vowing a veto.
The far north Wisconsin resort town of Washburn has decriminalized marijuana possession, and the town of Two Rivers is right behind it. They're only the latest Cheesehead State locales to go in that direction.
For years, the Colombian government has allowed indigenous traditional coca growers to market coca products nationwide, but now it has changed course, and some are pointing the finger at Coca-Cola.
For the first time, someone has been convicted of a drug charge in the Vatican.
Turning up the heat on Albany, media painkillers hype, drug researcher barred from US, random drug testing, vaporization research, Houston City Council candidates, Marc Emery, "Shocking Pot Video," Cannabinoid Chronicles, Suboxone Assisted Treatment web site, more.
Events and quotes of note from this week's drug policy events of years past.
The Drug Policy Alliance seeks applicants to apply for $1.2 million in grants for drug policy reform efforts.
The Harm Reduction Coalition is hiring a Project Manager for its Drug Overdose Prevention and Education (DOPE) Project in Oakland, California.
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