Politics + Legalization

    International Drug Talks Raise Serious Concerns Over Venezuelan Sovereignty

    A United Nations gathering centered on “countering the world drug problem” has given the ...

    “Addicted to the War on Drugs” Is Right, Despite the Rhetoric

    A friend from Colorado once expressed shock during her first visit to Philadelphia, which ...

    Beto: What’s the Latest 2020 Candidate Like on Drugs?

    On March 14, former Congress member Beto O’Rourke announced his much-speculated bid for the ...

    Dietary Supplement? Or Drug? The Kratom Regulation Debate

    Is kratom a plant (Mitragyna speciosa)—originating in Southeast Asia and long used in traditional ...

    A “Competence Vacuum” in Trump’s Opioid Response Team

    In January, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) outlined its strategy “to address, head ...

    Mississippi’s Warring Prosecutors Leave the Door Open to Hope

    Two incredibly powerful prosecutors, sworn enemies, live in the same small Southern capital of ...

    Portugal’s Decriminalization of Drug Use, Explained

    In 2001, Portugal was experiencing an opioid-involved overdose crisis, similar to the one gripping ...

    Bernie Is Back—With a Commitment to Progressive Drug Policies

    Bernie Sanders, a leading leftist in the crowded cohort of Democratic presidential hopefuls for ...