Drug War
Drug War
textI Grew Up in the Opiate Overdose Capital of America by anonymous
Op-ed about the current treatment system for addiction in the U.S. and ideas about means that might be more effective- from the standpoint of a sober addict....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:13PM
textBasra struggles to tackle drug abuse problem filling prisons by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The southern Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services. Basra’s prison system is clogged up....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:54PM
imageNew Report: The Costs and Benefits of a Supervised Use Site in Denver, Colorado
by Drug Policy Alliance
Report Highlights Extensive Potential Cost Savings and Public Health Benefits Of a Supervised Use Site For Denver Advocates Say Report Findings Should Inspire Urgent Action By the Legislature...
Posted: Sat Mar 9, 2019 7:08PM
imagePhilippines: Stop the killings, stop silencing dissent
by PA + PES
This is the statement of a seven-member delegation of the Progressive Alliance (PA) and the Party of European Socialists (PES) that have visited Manila this week to assess the situation and to demonstrate solidarity in support for democracy in the Philippines. The delegation was hosted by Akbayan Party, a member of Progressive Alliance....
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:19AM
textCannabis for the Treatment of Cancer - Scientific Details in Report by Justin Kander (report author)
The 182 page report titled "Cannabis for the Treatment of Cancer: The Anticancer Activity of Phytocannabinoids and Endocannabinoids" by Justin Kander and edited by Dennis Hill reveal detailed descriptions of studies where cannabis stopped cancer cells from surviving, spreading and metastasizing. Included are also personal testimonies of patients that have used cannabis to treat their cancer. The U.S. government chooses to ignore this critical information and instead continues to publically vi...
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:47AM
imagePhilippines: 8,000 killings proof of policy to kill
by AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan Partylist condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s denial of his policy to kill under the War on Drugs....
Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:13AM
imagePHILIPPINES - Akbayan slams Duterte's raid killings, threats vs. rights activists
by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan partylist condemns Duterte's public threat to shoot human rights groups. The threat comes at a time when Oplan Tokhang has reached its bloodiest and human rights groups are needed to watch over the government's operations....
Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:21PM
imageNegro on California's Corporate Marijuana Rush
by Eugenio Negro
Satirist Eugenio Negro's take on marijuana dispensaries....
Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:11PM
imageParamilitary group kills 6 people and leaves 3 children wounded in Guerrero, México
by Ruptura Colectiva (RC)
The armed assault resulted in the death of three women, one man, a 17-year-old youth, and a baby of just four months....
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:27AM
audioGetting Into Trouble with Franklin Lopez of SubMedia (audio/mpeg 63.1MB) by It's Going Down
SubMedia is releasing a brand new monthly show entitled Trouble. This month's featured struggle is the #NoDAPL fight at Standing Rock....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:19PM
textPresident Grants Commutations to 153 Federal Prisoners, Including Paul Free and Steven Speal by American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON, December 19, 2016 — Today, President Obama announced 153 grants of commutation. Of today's 153 grants, 82 were in cases supported by Clemency Project 2014. That brings the total number of commutations granted by President Obama to date to 1,176, of which 605 were supported by Clemency Project 2014....
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:26PM
imageIndigenous Armed Group Created in the Mountains of Guerrero
by Ruptura Colectiva
They send a message to the world: “With autonomy we fight for life and territory”...
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:35PM
textStop Sen. Sesssions From Making U.S. into a Sadistic State as D.A.! by Green Liberty Party
Petition from to stop Sen. Jeffery Beauregard Sessions from becoming District Attorney of the U.S. under Pres. Trump. Reasons to prevent his appointment as DA include overt racism and outdated pre-Civil War thinking. He also doesn't respect state rights on cannabis legalization. Sen. Sessions will take the U.S. backwards into a state of sadistic racial feudalism....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:11AM
imageThe marijuana election is days away! (This Month in Marijuana - October 2016)
by Tom Angell, Marijuana Majority
Just over one week from today, voters in nine states will decide on important marijuana ballot questions. Look for Election Day alerts from Marijuana Majority as results come in....
Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:58AM
imageEl Cajon Police Return Medical Cannabis - Another Success for the Patient Community
by Terrie Best / CA Campaign for Safe Access
While ultimately the Court confirmed that the law was on SDAC’s side, there is little recourse to make up for the financial and emotional toll of such an ordeal....
Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:14AM
audioNew Orleans Drug Policy Update August 2016 (audio/mpeg 26.4MB) by WTUL News & Views
24 min New Orleans and surrounding area drug war news for 2016. Learn about: law enforcement officers and staffers booked or sentenced on conspiracy, drug distribution, malfeasance, and theft charges in Louisiana; official opiate overdose warnings from health departments, coroners, and law enforcement around the state; mixed bag state legislative actions; effects of prohibition on public health; findings on sentencing and jailing on municipal, state, and federal levels....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:52AM
textFusion Green Liberty Party 2016 Presidential Campaign by End Terror and Drug Rackets
The Green Liberty Party is a fusion party that combines both Green and Libertarian concepts. Primarily the GLP is concerned with ending the rackets called "war on drugs" and "war on terror". GLP candidate Mark Paul Miller will use the Office of President to research, expose and stop these two government rackets that have taken lives and money from U.S. voters. It is possible for a write-in candidate to win the election if they get enough votes....
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:21PM
audioOn Drug User Health and Dignity - Interview with Mike Selick from Harm Reduction Coalition (audio/mpeg 21.7MB) by WTUL News & Views
On Drug User Health and Dignity - Interview with Mike Selick from the Training & Capacity-Building Institute at the Harm Reduction Coalition....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:22AM
imageAnd Here’s Another Thing the Clinton’s Fucked Up.
by Lloyd Hart
In the late nineties Duh Prez. appointed General Barry McCaffery to be the Drug Czar!...
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 9:57AM
audioGovernments Disagree Over Global Drug Control: UN's drug meeting in Vienna (audio/mpeg 9.8MB) by WTUL News & Views
Drugreporter’s video advocacy team filmed key speeches and interviewed some of the participants at the UN's drug meeting in Vienna....
Posted: Sat Apr 9, 2016 7:10PM