New York City shamefully retains its title as the nation's small-time pot bust capital -- and this in a state that decriminalized pot in the 1970s!
The Obama administration has submitted its 2012 federal drug control budget proposal. There's not much new there, and little evidence the administration is putting its money where its mouth is.
Ding, dong, the bill is dead! Canada's Conservative government has been blocked once again in its effort to pass a bill creating mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses.
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Reactionaries won a victory in Helena Thursday, but medical marijuana is far from done for Montana.
A 25-year-old Colorado man has been shot and killed by Aurora Police undercover officers. He was carrying two guns, but it's not clear if he fired or brandished them.
Roger Goodman has done wonders in Washington state. Now, the drug reforming politician wants to go to Washington, DC.
Cops can't find their missing dope in Georgia and Massachusetts, another jail guard goes down, a North Carolina narc pays for getting greedy, and so does a South Carolina magistrate.
Peruvian presidential contenders Luis Castaneda (l) and Alejandro Toledo (r) in happier times. (image via Wikimedia)
It's silly season in Peruvian presidential politics: First, a candidate gets attacked for saying he wants to decriminalize when Peru already has decriminalization, then it's a demand for candidate drug tests.
Colombian President Santos has signaled a willingness to put drug legalization on the table. The Colombian courts may do part of the job for him.
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