As more states vote to legalize marijuana, it is imperative that we as a country remain vigilant in trying to put an end to unjust criminal convictions for non-violent drug users in states where cannabis and other drugs are not legal. The Drug Policy Alliance or DPA, a highly-regarded organization ...
November 15, 2020Lane Trachy
A proposed Pennsylvania legalization bill is being called the "gold standard" by cannabis advocates. SB 350 includes a number of exciting components.
October 15, 2019Lane Trachy
With the political landscape of the United States as rocky as ever, there is a cloud of confusion around marijuana and how it will be dealt with under the new administration. Although medical marijuana is becoming legal at a rapid pace at the lower levels of the U.S. government, it ...
April 17, 2017Lane Trachy
By David McFadden | Published in the Huffington Post KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Top government officials will review recommendations to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal and religious use in Jamaica, which is the Caribbean's largest pot exporter to the U.S. Six Cabinet ministers in Prime Minister Bruce Golding's ...
April 14, 2011Daily Dose
In the face of a growing number of deaths and cases of HIV linked to drug abuse, the Portuguese government in 2001 tried a new tack to get a handle on the problem—it decriminalized the use and possession of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, LSD and other illicit street drugs.
October 14, 2010Daily Dose