Tag: Drug Policy Alliance (DPA)


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 ... Read More
November 15, 2020Lane Trachy


Pharmacy giant CVS made waves recently by announcing that they will be bringing CBD products to the shelves of 800 of their stores in the future.
April 12, 2019Lane Trachy


Caravan for Peace continues North America tour to continue dialogue about drug war Mexican poet and peace leader Javier Sicilia arrived in Los Angeles to speak firsthand about the pain and devastation caused by the failed drug war. Sicilia’s three-day visit is part of the bi-national “Voices of the Victims” Tour, traveling to ... Read More
November 9, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


Kofi Annan, former secretary general of the United Nations, and Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil, are members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy are calling for a public health approach to drug regulations. By KOFI ANNAN and FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO We called on governments to adopt more humane and effective ... Read More
November 6, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


https://youtu.be/2-wPd8QiGX0 By LEAP (LAW ENFORCEMENT AGAINST PROHIBITION) Between August 12 and September 12, 2012, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a group of law enforcement officials who, after seeing firsthand the harms of the war on drugs, now advocate for its end, accompanied Javier Sicilia's Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity from the Mexican border, through 27 U.S. cities, ... Read More
November 5, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


Love Fest in Denver at International Drug Policy Reform Conference By STEVE COLLETT  |  Published on SteveCollett.com There is a love fest going on in Colorado. It is a gathering of diverse people concerned about mass incarceration, public health, public safety, international violence, wasted tax dollars and human dignity. Attendees of the International Drug Policy Reform ... Read More
October 25, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


The failure of the War on Drugs has never been more obvious. By ETHAN NADELMANN  |  Published in DrugPolicy.org Why are some drugs legal and others illegal? Who are the people who make up the drug policy reform movement? What can be done about the violence in Mexico from the drug trade? ... Read More
October 23, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina commends President Mujica of Uruguay for Marijuana Legalization Proposal; Says That U.N. Should Allow Countries to “Experiment with New Models” By Tony Newman  | Published in DrugPolicy.org Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina spoke out forcefully today against the failures of drug prohibition and urged countries to experiment with ... Read More
October 2, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


  ATF Agents Zealously Pursuing Drug Convictions Over Heists of Fictional Drugs By Sonali Kolhatkar  |  Published in Uprising Radio https://youtu.be/UMwAcQWNQjs A special report by USA Today, found the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives (ATF) has poured significant resources into luring former criminals and low-level drug dealers into large-scale crimes in order to ... Read More
August 17, 2013Sam Sabzehzar