Tag: decriminalization

    How Drug “Decriminalization” Fueled Brazil’s Mass Incarceration Crisis

    At first glance, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s cabinet looks very different ...

    Vermont Has Multiple New Drug Decriminalization Bills

    Vermont lawmakers have introduced four major drug policy reform proposals in March. Two of ...

    City-Level Psychedelic Decrim Still Spreading Fast, But Questions Remain

    The city of Ferndale just approved a bill to decriminalize psychedelic plants and fungi. ...

    How Can Implementation of Oregon’s Drug-Decrim Law Improve?

    In November 2020, Oregon voters made history by passing Measure 110, to decriminalize personal ...

    As Decriminalization Begins in British Columbia, Activists Watch Warily

    British Columbia has officially become the first first province in Canada to decriminalize possession ...

    Why Does BC’s Decriminalization Exclude Benzodiazepines?

    The overdose crisis in British Columbia has killed more than 10,000 people since 2016, ...

    New York’s Bill to Decriminalize Low-Level Drug Possession

    A New York senator has launched a bid to decriminalize all low-level drug possession ...

    BC Decrim Threshold Was Set for Police, Not People Who Use Drugs

    British Columbia is about to become the first Canadian province to decriminalize personal possession ...

    The Implications of Police Raids on Shops Selling Psilocybin Mushrooms

    An unlicensed psilocybin mushroom shop in Portland, Oregon, was raided by local police on ...