Drug Policy Alliance Blog

11/26/13
By Jeronimo Saldaña
If you are a first generation US-born Mexicano like me, you have probably come to realize that there are three things in this world Abuela does not tolerate: missing one of her telenovelas, missing out on some good chisme,... Read More

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11/26/13
By Anthony Papa
Tomorrow President Obama will continue the recent Thanksgiving tradition of Presidents’ pardoning a turkey. The National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation, a ceremony at the White House, is where the president of the... Read More

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11/22/13
By Anthony Papa
Terrence Stevens is on a mission to save children whose parents are incarcerated. He knows too well the stories that these kids represent.  He is the founder and CEO of a Harlem-based nonprofit organization that assists... Read More

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11/21/13
By Sharda Sekaran
It’s been a troublesome week for politicians who like to get wasted. Flashbacks to Representative Pete Russo’s character in “House of Cards” abound, as we watch public relations catastrophes involving... Read More

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11/20/13
By Brian Rabadeau
Opposition to the drug war is cut from many cloths. Newark pastor M. William Howard Jr. took to New Jersey’s The Star Ledger to condemn what he viewed as an immoral and illogical drug policy. The op-ed powerfully calls... Read More

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11/19/13
By Amanda Reiman
Lady Gaga has been in the news a lot lately, and not just because of her SNL hosting stint. She has been making claims that she was addicted to marijuana, using 15-20 joints a day. Of course, she also mentions that this was... Read More

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11/19/13
By gabriel sayegh
Earlier this month, New Yorkers elected the self-described progressive -- Bill de Blasio -- as mayor. Now, thanks to an innovative collaboration by foundations and community groups, New Yorkers are engaged in shaping the... Read More

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11/18/13
By Denise Cullen
As a mother of a son who died from an accidental drug overdose, I was encouraged to see CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta's report of a real-life overdose reversal using the opioid-antidote naloxone. The report brought valuable... Read More

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11/15/13
By Brian Rabadeau
There is a disturbing new trend being caused by our prohibition policies. After a week of reported lawsuits claiming that police officers forced citizens to endure anal cavity searches in the pursuit of narcotics, U.S.... Read More

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11/14/13
By Tessie Castillo
The first time I ever heard the phrase "harm reduction" I was sprawled across my living room couch watching the news with my husband. The feature story covered a nonprofit handing out sterile syringes to heroin... Read More

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