The proposed rule, which targets the cigarettes that black smokers overwhelmingly prefer, will harm the community it is supposed to help.
Despite bipartisan momentum at the federal level, Congress still couldn't get anything over the finish line.
The Senate now has the chance to finally end one of the most disastrous legacies of the drug war.
The EQUAL Act would finally end one of the worst legacies of the 1980s drug war and clean up one of the biggest stains on Joe Biden's record.
SCOTUS Hears a Crack Sentencing Case That Shows How the Drug War Piles One Cruel Absurdity on Top of Another
Tarahrick Terry was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after he was caught with less than four grams.
Many benefit from an increase in "good time" credits and from retroactive reductions in crack cocaine mandatory minimum sentences.
Booker would move the process away from prosecutors and into the White House.
1,051 Crack Sentence Reductions Illustrate Painful Progress Toward a Less Mindlessly Punitive Justice System
On average, crack offenders who have benefited from the FIRST STEP Act will serve 14 years instead of 20.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the former vice president acknowledges regrets about his role in the drug war and mass incarcerations.
Charles may be the first person to benefit from the sentencing reductions in the FIRST STEP Act.
Fears that a Trump administration will not be as merciful.
Another 79 granted mercy over federal drug war sentences.
A crumb on the floor of your car can make you a felon, even if it's just a crumb.
Sorry prisoners-you'll have to wait for the finger-pointing to stop.
He's right, but not for the reasons he thinks.
After 2010 reforms, crack use fell along with prosecutions and penalties.
Now I'm trying to make amends.
Is taking a break from re-election campaign to seek help for alcohol abuse
Well, never mind then
People pressuring him to take leave of absence
Resisting calls to resign
Rob Ford admits to smoking crack cocaine
Claims he is not seen smoking drug in it
Police have not released details of the video, but say it is consistent with media reporting
Allegedly shows him smoking crack