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Trump Wants To Ramp Up The International Drug War

President Trump is planning a series of meetings next week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in an effort to push his agenda in the international drug war.

Does Trump Really Want The Death Penalty For Drug Sellers?

Five sources within the Trump Administration indicate that the president regularly makes statements indicating he would like to emulate policies of China, the Philippines, and Singapore by executing drug sellers, according to a report by Axios.

Cannabis In Trouble: Trump’s New Budget Doubles Down On Drug War

Earlier this week, President Trump released his Administration’s FY19 budget, alarming drug policy reform advocates by increasing funding for programs most associated with the war on drugs.

Colombia President Compares Drug War To Riding A Stationary Bike

The nation of Colombia has been fighting —and losing — the Drug War. And, like the US, Colombia is changing its approach to the issue.

Anti-Drug DARE Program Making A Comeback In Colorado

If you grew up in the 1980s, you probably remember a police officer visiting your classroom to explain the dangers of drugs though the DARE program.

Investigation: Drug Court Rehabs Survive On Forced Labor

The worst day of Brad McGahey’s life was the day a judge decided to spare him from prison.

What Drug Czar Nominee Tom Marino Means For The Future Of Marijuana In America

Tom Marino has no background in health or treatment and supports mass incarceration and coerced treatment, even for medical and non-medical marijuana.

4 Reasons Why Marijuana Fans Love Nobel Prize Winner Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was the surprise winner of the  2016 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to him on Friday for his continuing commitment to...

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