There are more drug offenders, and dealers, in prison than ever before. But drug use is stable and seems to only be going up. Our approach has failed.
Federal appeals court rules that sentences for people convicted of crack cocaine offenses should be retroactively reduced, calling existing drug sentencing laws intentionally discriminatory.
Will people start taking the historically unpopular program a little more seriously now?
Reporters from the Toronto Star and Gawker have been shown cell phone footage of what appears to be the city’s mayor, sitting in a well-lit room, inhaling from a glass crack pipe.
A recent study has found that marijuana may be less likely to cause bladder cancer than cigarretes. It's dust in the wind to everyone who might be able to enact policy. Who cares?
In an interview with a local radio show on Tuesday, Pennyslvania's Republican Governor Tom Corbett claimed that unemployment in his state is due to drug use.
The United States just recently began using surveillance drones as a part of the ongoing War on Drugs. It's a dangerous beginning to the next phase in this failed war.
In 2010, the government spent $30,000 per minute on the War on Drugs, and one has to beg why this can even be justified while inequalities caused by the criminal justice system rise.