Drug Policy Alliance Blog

06/09/15
By Daniel Robelo
Es ahora de conocimiento común que la guerra contra las drogas ha fallado. Pero no todas las personas son igualmente afectadas por este fracaso. Las comunidades afroamericanas y latinas continúan sufriendo... Read More

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06/05/15
By Stefanie Jones
“Transformational festival” is a phrase that’s often used to describe festivals that intend to help you evolve and better yourself and the world around you.  California-based Lightning in a Bottle... Read More

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06/05/15
By Tony Newman
June 17 marks the 44th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's war on drugs. America’s longest war has destroyed millions of lives, and turned the U.S. into the world’s leading incarcerator with less than... Read More

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06/04/15
By Bill Piper
Some people are asking if President Obama will reschedule marijuana before he leaves office, and whether the marijuana reform movement should make rescheduling a major priority. Although rescheduling would be huge... Read More

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06/03/15
By Bill Piper
Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to protect state medical marijuana programs from federal interference by approving the bipartisan Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, 242 to 186. The House also voted to... Read More

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05/29/15
By Jim Clapes
Since I took over as the events manager for the Drug Policy Alliance last year, I’ve been thrust head-first into an exciting, challenging and wholly fulfilling opportunity to plan the upcoming 2015 International Drug... Read More

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05/28/15
By Melissa Franqui
Your Dose of Pop is DPA’s contribution to a balanced media diet. We generally disseminate serious news about the serious disaster that is the drug war. However, a good deal of public opinion is shaped by the happenings... Read More

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05/28/15
By Joy Haviland
Tough habitual offender laws—sentencing persons with three or more felony convictions to long prison terms—have contributed to mass incarceration across the country. Sentences meted out under these laws often... Read More

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05/28/15
By Stefanie Jones
Tomorrow Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht will be sentenced.  He faces the possibility of between 20 years to life behind bars because drugs were bought and sold on his website.  The prosecution is painting him as a... Read More

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05/14/15
By Melissa Franqui
Your Dose of Pop is DPA’s contribution to a balanced media diet. We generally disseminate serious news about the serious disaster that is the drug war. However, a good deal of public opinion is shaped by the happenings... Read More

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