Why Marijuana Will Play a Major Role in the Next Two National Elections

Drug War Chronicle by Phil Smith Last week, the San Jose Convention Center hosted the National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) 2018 Cannabis Business Summit and Expo. More than 7,000 marijuana industry players and hopefuls crammed into exhibition halls and conference rooms for the three-day confab, located squarely in the heart of the world’s largest legal […]

TSUKERMAN: The Future of Mother Volga

By Slava Tsukerman   Wikipedia states: “The Volga is the longest river in Europe. It is also Europe’s largest river in terms of discharge and drainage basin. The river flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea, and is widely regarded as the national river of Russia. “Eleven of the twenty largest cities of Russia, including the capital, Moscow, are located in the Volga’s drainage basin. Some […]

In Portland, police can provide referrals to social services when no violent victimization

By Doug McVay, Editor, Drug War Facts. I recently interviewed the chair of the Multnomah County Commission about the county’s implementation of the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program (Multnomah is comprised of Portland, Oregon and a couple of suburbs). I spoke at the same time with the official who’s actually administering the program. That interview […]

How to Prevent Opioid Overdoses? Provide Hard-Core Addicts Free Pharmaceutical Heroin

Yesterday evening Lancaster, York, Harrisburg and Reading syringe exchange managers met with board members at our home to discuss the growing opioid epidemic that is doing so much harm to our nation.  We don’t have the answers when it comes to hard drugs.  (Alcoholic beverages and marijuana are not hard drugs and can be safely consumed in […]

Canada Expected to Formally Approve Marijuana Legalization

Drug Policy Alliance www.drugpolicy.org For Immediate Release:                                               Contact: Hannah Hetzer, 917-701-7060 June 6, 2018                                                                              Tony Newman, 646-335-5384   Canada to Become 2nd Country in the World – And First G-20 Nation – to Legally Regulate Marijuana   Canada’s Move Expected to Boost Momentum for Drug Policy Reform in the U.S. and Globally Tomorrow, […]

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