Drug Policy Alliance Blog

12/18/13
By Ethan Nadelmann
I’m just reflecting on what may be the best year I’ve had in all my years working to end the drug war. The big news last week was out of Uruguay, where the Senate approved a bill championed by President Jos... Read More

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12/18/13
By Julie Netherland
New York may soon join the twenty states and the District of Columbia that currently have medical marijuana laws. Today, dozens of patients and caregivers of those living with cancer, multiple sclerosis, severe seizure... Read More

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12/17/13
By Meghan Ralston
Reports on deaths related to Ecstasy and methamphetamine use are always heartbreaking. It’s easy to understand why people are worried about young people consuming stimulants at music festivals. Drug-related fatalities... Read More

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12/16/13
By Tony Newman
2013 will go down in history as the beginning of the end of our disastrous war on drugs. 58% of Americans nationally support marijuana legalization. World leaders like former UN head Kofi Annan are calling for an end to the... Read More

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12/13/13
By Tommy McDonald
Finally, a nation legalizes pot Street Crime Down as Uruguay's Marijuana Law Becomes Reality New Field Poll Reveals Majority of California Voters Back Marijuana Legalization Why 97% of Federal Drug Offenders Plead Guilty... Read More

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12/13/13
By Tony Newman
Here we go again. Undercover cops pose as students, make friends, build trust, and then arrest teenagers for selling mostly small amounts of marijuana. Yesterday nearly two dozen students were busted at two southern... Read More

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12/13/13
By Melody Lee
This week, State Sen. Liz Krueger introduced a bill to tax and regulate marijuana for adult use in New York. The bill would end the criminalization of adults 18 years and older who possess up to two ounces of marijuana and... Read More

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12/10/13
By Art Way
One year ago, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order ratifying the overwhelming victory Amendment 64, the nation’s first statewide vote to end marijuana prohibition. At that moment the personal... Read More

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12/10/13
By Hannah Hetzer
Today, Uruguay became the first nation in the world to make recreational marijuana legal for adults, and to regulate its production, distribution and sale. In the year and a half since President José Mujica announced... Read More

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12/09/13
By Kassandra Frederique
Last night, BuzzFeed released a gripping video about one New Yorker’s harrowing experience of being arrested for marijuana possession.  A Marijuana Arrest  tells the story of former Manhattan Public School... Read More

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