legalization

Colorado Passes Historic Psychedelics Legalization Measure

Colorado voters approved an initiative on the ballot to legalize possession of certain psychedelics and create psilocybin “healing centers” on…

November 10, 2022

Congressional Delegation to Colombia Discussed “Failed” US Drug War

A congressional delegation returned from a visit to Colombia this week, and a congressman who was part of the trip…

October 20, 2022

California’s Psychedelic Decrim Bill Was Gutted and Pulled; It Should Be Back in 2023

The sudden collapse of a California bill to decriminalize possession of psychedelics is a major setback for advocates, but they…

August 18, 2022

Colombia’s New President Wants to End the Drug War. Can He Succeed?

President Gustavo Petro of Colombia was sworn in on August 7. And he devoted much of his inauguration speech to…

August 9, 2022

Our Pathways to the Legal Regulation of All Drugs

Amid a century-long drug war in the United States, things are getting worse. Currently, over 100,000 annual deaths are attributed…

July 14, 2022

We Can Still Stop the Cannabis Monopolies

If you think two or three powerful companies owning and controlling the sales of all regulated marijuana sounds like a…

February 2, 2022

Senate Candidate’s Blunt Ad on Drug-War Targeting of Black Louisianans

In 1992, then-presidential candidate and Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton disclosed that he had experimented with cannabis in his youth. “I…

January 21, 2022

After a Year in Office, Biden Has Failed to Fulfill His Marijuana Promises

January 20 marks the end of President Joe Biden’s first year in office—and by and large, his campaign promises on…

January 20, 2022

Which Towns and Cities in New York Will Ban Cannabis Sales?

Local governments in New York State are debating whether or not to ban recreational cannabis sales. They can either “opt…

December 14, 2021

Global Drug Policy Index Shines Light on Harm Reduction, Human Rights

Following the bouncing ball of international drug policies is an almost impossible task, as every variable imaginable can impact the…

November 15, 2021