Profiles of Courage – Medical Cannabis Patients in New Mexico

The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program has helped these people improve their quality of life and become active members of their family and society again. View their stories to learn about the struggles they endured prior to participating in the program and how safe and legal access to medical cannabis has helped them.

José "Pepe" Mujica: "Someone Has to Clear the Cuckoos From Marijuana"

February 2, 2013
La Tercera

English Translation

Excerpts from President José Mujica’s Interview with La Tercera on Marijuana Legalization

In December, you halted your own proposal [marijuana legalization] because the population “is still not ready.” Should the Executive govern based on surveys?

“Prohibition is more dangerous”

June 30, 2009
By William Caiger-Smith
El Espectador, Colombia

English Translation

An interview with Ethan Nadelman, the global point-person on the issue of drugs

More People Using Marijuana is not the Problem

August 19, 2012
Written by Daniel Salgar Antolínez
El Espectador, Colombia

English Translation

Ethan Nadelmann, director of the Drug Policy Alliance, says that the initiatives in Bogota and Uruguay are the first steps in taking away business from the drug traffickers.

Interview: Otto Perez Molina Will Insist on Debating Combating Drug Trafficking

April 4, 2012
Siglo 21, Guatemala

English Translation

President Otto Perez Molina affirms that decriminalization is a compelling topic in the fight against drug trafficking. While he remembers his work as the director of Intelligence and his experience with various US antidrug agencies, Perez Molina signaled that, 20 years later, there has been a significant expansion in drug trafficking and for that reason he hopes to bring “the seed” of the debate to the Summit of the Americas in Colombia.

Staying Alive

March 13, 2009
CBC News

David Brodrick is 40 years old. He is from Toronto. He was adopted, and at the age of 12 he ran away from home. He started injecting drugs after he found out he was HIV positive in 1990. Dave was the first peer counselor for inmates with HIV in a federal penitentiary in Ontario.

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