More Than 1,000 Meet in Denver to Develop Drug War Exit Strategy

Which state will be next to legalize marijuana? What do the Obama administration's recent announcements about marijuana legalization and mandatory minimums really mean? What are some solutions to the national overdose crisis that takes more lives than car accidents or gun violence? Why do blacks go to jail for drugs at 13 times the rate of whites even though they use and sell drugs at similar rates? What role can faith leaders play in organizing and mobilizing their congregations to end the drug war?

More than 1,000 people will gather to ponder these questions and many more at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Denver, October 23-26 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

Read this article at The Huffington Post.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    What do the Obama administration's recent announcements about marijuana legalization and mandatory minimums really mean?

    The same thing his other announcements mean. Nothing.

  • Rich||

    There's no sugarcoating it.

  • Hyperion||

    Which state will be next to legalize marijuana?

    I'm not sure which states have referendums ready to go in 2013.

    I would guess Oregon (it will pass this time), maybe Maine? Also look for TX or KY to get a referendum soon. Some state in the south will do it, which will make proggies sad, for whatever reason... they just like to get sad, so they will think of a reason why.

  • Hyperion||

    Read this article at The Huffington Post.

    I'm sure the comments will be delightful, as usual.

    And, WTF? I just posted a comment here, and it was the only comment. Then I came back, and lookie here, FOE has the first comment. It is a fucking conspiracy! FOE has an evil plot going with H&R to get the first comment!

    What did you pay them, dude, like 30, 13 year old sex slave virgins from some poor 3rd world country in Asia? I bet they are taking them on the cruise.

  • AlmightyJB||

    "Read this article at The Huffington Post."

    Yeah I'm not falling for that.

  • Jordan||

    He's the squirrels' persona. We already knew they were sentient.

  • Hyperion||

    We already knew they were sentient

    Does that mean they can vote? Cause that puts them one step higher on the food chain than most voters.

  • Marshall Gill||

    Read this article at The Huffington Post.

    As I am already an angry, hateful bastard so I will leave this little bit of self-mutilation to the pros.

  • DWC||

    How about this strategy: end prohibition. Worked for alcohol.

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