Drug Policy Alliance Blog

04/03/15
By Bill Piper
A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently told the Los Angeles Times that a bipartisan amendment passed by Congress last year prohibiting DOJ from spending any money to undermine state medical... Read More

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04/02/15
By Lynne Lyman
Hungry? Need a job? Have a drug conviction in your past? Good news, as of yesterday, Californians who were convicted of felony drug possession, use, or distribution after December 31, 1997, will no longer be disqualified... Read More

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04/02/15
By Jerónimo Saldaña
In Utah, you have a better chance of being executed by a firing squad than you have of accessing medical marijuana. Utah’s state legislature recently passed a law allowing for execution by firing squad in the event... Read More

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04/01/15
By Tony Newman
One of the most important jobs of being a parent is to keep our kids safe. Two crucial and possibly difficult conversations parents will have with their children are about sex and drugs.    So what’s... Read More

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03/26/15
By Jerónimo Saldaña
As I walked to the Mexican Consulate on a blustery winter day in New York City last week to join a protest calling for justice for the 43 missing university students of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, I began to think of warmer days... Read More

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03/26/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, I live in Oklahoma, where there is no access to medical cannabis. My 10 year-old son has epilepsy and I really want to try CBD. I did a Google search and came up with a bunch of sites that claim to provide... Read More

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03/25/15
By Jag Davies
All eyes are on Colorado to gauge the impact of the country’s first-ever state law to tax and regulate the sale of marijuana to adults 21 and older.  While marijuana shops, edibles, and the economic benefits of... Read More

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03/20/15
By Derek Rosenfeld
The union representing NFL players, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), put out an alert yesterday letting players know they have a little more than 30 days left before they can be randomly tested for... Read More

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03/20/15
By Sharda Sekaran
Your Dose of Pop is DPA’s contribution to a balanced media diet. Here’s your latest serving of culture and entertainment news. Scott Disick is Making Ibogaine Famous I can imagine very little in life that could... Read More

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03/18/15
By Jolene Forman
Medical marijuana has gained national legitimacy on both sides of the political aisle. The issue has reached a tipping point: 23 states have now passed medical marijuana laws and an additional 12 states have passed CBD oil... Read More

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