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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 Does White Supremacy Have To Do With Marijuana Laws?

President Donald Trump’s defense of nationalist groups in the wake of Charlottesville is shocking, but not really surprising.

Just The Facts: The Link Between Marijuana Policy And Racism

What is the link between marijuana policy and racism? Firstly, the drug war always was and continues to be a tool of racial oppression.

Here’s Why Cops Hate The War On Drugs As Much As We Do

The United States has been waging a war on drugs for nearly 50 years. Hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent on this long failed campaign.

Blacks And Latinos Comprise 85% Of Marijuana Arrests In NYC

The Marijuana Arrests Research Project shows that marijuana possession arrests under Mayor de Blasio continue to be marked by high racial disparities.

Study: Putting People In Jail Will Not Keep Them Off Drugs

As America's opioid abuse crisis escalates, some are extolling the virtues of a "Tough On Crime" agenda and calling for more jail time for drug offenders.

5 Charts That Explain Why So Many People Are In Jail

Today, the United States is a world leader in incarceration, but this has not always been the case. Why are so many people going to jail these days?

Why Is The Marijuana Industry So Damn White?

We may be in the midst of the “green rush” but 90 percent of the marijuana industry is white. (And male. And probably straight).

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