Drug Policy

The Global Legalization Of Drugs

The Global Legalization Of Drugs

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit “Finally – a change in the course of drug policy.” On Richard Branson’s website is an announcement from October of last year that reads, “Finally – a change in course on drug policy.” The last sentence of that article says, “The war on drugs has done too much […]

Drug Wars, Delegates, Zuckerberg and Face Tattoos – T&Z Talk Podcast

Drug Wars, Delegates, Zuckerberg and Face Tattoos – T&Z Talk Podcast

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   The Drug war: Sir Richard Branson has a plan to lower the amount of opioid deaths in America by following what Portugal has done. Paul Ryan: will the Speaker who never wanted to be the speaker actually become the president that he doesn’t want to become? According […]

Big Pharma’s Stranglehold On Drug Prices

Big Pharma’s Stranglehold On Drug Prices

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   Everyone is familiar with Martin Shkreli, if not by name, then by his actions. Shkreli is the hedge fund manager who took the price of Daraprim from $13.50 a pill to $750. That’s a price hike of 5555.56%. When confronted about it, Shkreli’s attitude was: What do you […]

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 […]