It's not illegal for inmates to have marijuana, but it's still a felony if they try to smoke it.
"After all our service members have sacrificed, how can we penalize them for working in their state's legal economy?"
Clearing the way for additional research into those drugs will help craft public policy regarding their use, and could open the door to additional medical uses.
Thomas J. Franzen is going to prison for ordering too much medicine.
The Fight Conservatives Are Having Over Theocracy and Classical Liberalism Obscures How Beaten Their Movement Is
The postwar era has been an endless series of rebukes to social conservatives—and a win for libertarians.
You can’t overdose on fentanyl simply by touching it.
Giving consumers more accurate dosing for vaped THC is a huge market opportuntiy, but it has important public policy implications too.
Decriminalize Denver campaign director Kevin Matthews speaks about his winning strategy and the new frontier of drug policy.
Anti-prohibitionists are now trying to help those still impacted by old drug convictions.
The host of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia is already exploring what a post-prohibition world is going to look like.
The host of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia is exploring what a post-prohibition world will look like.
A new frontier in rolling back drug prohibition
It's fair to take the cops' account with a grain of salt.
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A policy alert from the USCIS agency clarifies that smoking weed, even in states that've legalized it, can still be grounds for denying citizenship applications.
Erik Altieri of NORML sees a bright future for American pot.
Sarah Rose Siskind's monthly show Drug Test is creating a world of educated psychonauts one trip at a time.
As 4/20 approaches, we share tips for dealing with a bad high (and avoiding one).
What a difference a few decades make when it comes to letting the states decide marijuana's status.
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Nearly two decades of data from Canada show that such facilities reduce overdose deaths.
The black market is how you get things done when government gets in the way.
But Justice Department officials want to stop them.
Plus: Stormy Daniels hints at more legal action and California ends the death penalty.
Plus: Trump backtracks on Syria and the NSA promotes its cellphone charging services.
And no, teens aren't popping random pills at "Skittles parties" either.
Democrats approached the issue carefully in 2016. Now six presidential candidates are all-in for complete reform.
Overall, CPAC attendees seem enthusiastic about criminal justice reform.
Gov. Cuomo throws his support behind a ban on home cultivation, possibly on behalf of already entrenched pot groups.
Pop-up art exhibition in New York focuses attention on the need for criminal justice reform.
Plus: Russian "spy" Maria Butina, Baton Rouge cops in blackface, good news for California sex workers, and a new FDA crackdown.
For most of the presidential candidate's political career, she was absolutely dead set against full legalization.
Just last night the president said he wants to stop the spread of HIV. This move won't help.
The New Jersey senator is a friend of criminal justice reform, but his best friend might steal the spotlight.
Trump's First National Drug Control Strategy Reads Like a High School Book Report Written 30 Minutes Before Class
Does anyone still work at the Office of National Drug Control Policy?
Philadelphia's innovative treatment program for incarcerated opioid users is failing. Is it because doctors don't want to treat opioid addicts?
Even if Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were selling heroin out of their house, the government's violent response cannot be morally justified.
Spoiler alert: It wasn't heroin.
Whether the police will stop arresting people is another question.
The first wrinkle in the era of legal hemp comes into focus: Police officers do not appear capable of distinguishing hemp from marijuana.
In 2019, it's liberals, not conservatives, who are holding the pill hostage for political gain.