Drug Policy

Can States Afford NOT To Legalize Pot? – Video

Can States Afford NOT To Legalize Pot? – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit After Colorado earned 184 million dollars in marijuana taxes, should other states consider legalization? Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee released a report projecting “revenue of about $610 million from retail and medical marijuana from Jan. 1 of [2014] to June 30, 2015,” resulting in about about $184 million in […]

Massive Decrease In Overdoses In Medical Marijuana States

Massive Decrease In Overdoses In Medical Marijuana States

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Results from a recent study suggest medical marijuana laws may have unexpected benefits. Deaths from opioid overdoses has decreased in states where medical marijuana has been legalized, according to a recent study. The multi-institutional study was led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University […]

Think Institutional Racism Isn’t Real? Watch This! (Video)

Think Institutional Racism Isn’t Real? Watch This! (Video)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit “Whites Smoke Pot, but Blacks Are Arrested:” Data Analysis Casts the War on Drugs in a Whole New Light1 “Institutional Racism” is defined as “racism perpetrated by government entities such as schools, the courts or the military. Unlike the racism perpetrated by individuals, institutional racism has the power […]

Justice Department To Free 6,000 Inmates – Largest One-Time Release Ever

Justice Department To Free 6,000 Inmates – Largest One-Time Release Ever

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Score a major victory in the war against unfair sentencing guidelines as the Justice Department is set to release thousands of non-violent drug offenders in an effort to relieve prison overcrowding amid criticism regarding mass incarceration. The Washington Post reports that “righting policy wrongs that began during the […]