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Greenwich Time
Policy Group Argues It's Time to End the Failed War on Drugsworst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decrimin
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
worst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decriminalization of drug possession and use. The Drug Policy Alliance has a national office in Washington, D.C., and state offices in California, New Mexico, Colorado, New... Read more
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The News-Times
Policy Group Argues It's Time to End the Failed War on Drugsworst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decrimin
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
worst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decriminalization of drug possession and use. The Drug Policy Alliance has a national office in Washington, D.C., and state offices in California, New Mexico, Colorado, New... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Policy Group Argues It's Time to End the Failed War on Drugsworst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decrimin
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
worst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decriminalization of drug possession and use. The Drug Policy Alliance has a national office in Washington, D.C., and state offices in California, New Mexico, Colorado, New... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Policy Group Argues It's Time to End the Failed War on Drugsworst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decrimin
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
worst illegal drugs. It’s not even unusual for some groups to call for decriminalization of drug possession and use. The Drug Policy Alliance has a national office in Washington, D.C., and state offices in California, New Mexico, Colorado, New... Read more
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Business Standard India
Uruguay's marijuana law turns pharmacists into dealersby leaders in Latin America in calling for alternatives to the war on drugs,” s
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
by leaders in Latin America in calling for alternatives to the war on drugs,” said Hannah Hetzer, an analyst at the Drug Policy Alliance, which favors decriminalisation. “What’s so important about this is it takes a debate about the need for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Marijuana taxes in Colorado surpass $500 million milestoneless than the half-billion dollars already collected. An economic analysis of a
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
less than the half-billion dollars already collected. An economic analysis of a study funded by the pro-legalization Drug Policy Alliance in 2012, for example, predicted Colorado could collect upwards of $60 million by 2017; state analysts,... Read more
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CNBC
What Jeff Sessions is getting wrong about legal weedfrom medical marijuana legalization, and even some evidence of decreasing rates
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
from medical marijuana legalization, and even some evidence of decreasing rates of homicide and assault. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, Denver saw a 2.2 percent drop in violent crime rates in the year after the first legal recreational... Read more
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NBC News
Senate health care bill wouldn't fix opioid epidemic, experts saymitigate severe harm that the health care bill will bring to communities hit ha
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
mitigate severe harm that the health care bill will bring to communities hit hard by the opioid crisis," Grant Smith of the Drug Policy Alliance said last month when the first details of the Republican-designed plan emerged. Smith said there was... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Are psychedelics the new medical marijuana?kind of progress, while good, is not enough to deal with the ill consequences o
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
kind of progress, while good, is not enough to deal with the ill consequences of the war on drugs. Representatives from the Drug Policy Alliance and other advocacy groups stand by the notion that people who want to get high will get high. They also... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Sessions wants to make illegal drugs less potent and more expensive. We've got some bad news for him.suggests that'll be an uphill battle. Numbers like these are why a number of r
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
suggests that'll be an uphill battle. Numbers like these are why a number of reform groups, including the ACLU and the Drug Policy Alliance, say an enforcement-centric approach to drug policy, like the one Sessions advocates for, is incapable... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Families call for homicide charges to be filed in fatal overdose casesa deterrent. In a 2016, in a report titled “Drug-Induced Homicide Laws: A Misg
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
a deterrent. In a 2016, in a report titled “Drug-Induced Homicide Laws: A Misguided Response to Overdose Deaths,” the Drug Policy Alliance found in more than 20 states with laws on the books, there’s no evidence they are effective at reducing... Read more
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NBC New York
Blacks, Latinos Arrested Most for Potup the vast majority of people arrested for marijuana in New York City, advocat
NBC New York / Posted 10 days ago
up the vast majority of people arrested for marijuana in New York City, advocates say. According to a new report by the Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Arrest Research Project, 86 percent of low-level marijuana possession arrests between... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan drive to legalize marijuana has 100,000 petition signatures so farbetween grassroots activists and key organizations, including: the Marijuana Po
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
between grassroots activists and key organizations, including: the Marijuana Policy Project, the ACLU of Michigan, the Drug Policy Alliance, the National Patients Rights Association, Michigan NORML, MI Legalize, the Michigan Cannabis Coalition,... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Growing Pot Industry Offering Breaks to Minoritiesbecause the FBI data on which it was based did not track Hispanics. But a 2016
NBC San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
because the FBI data on which it was based did not track Hispanics. But a 2016 study by the ACLU of California and the Drug Policy Alliance found Latinos were cited at 1.4 times the rate of white people for marijuana infractions in Los Angeles... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Christie Successor Likely To Decide Fate of Marijuana in NJfinds him at odds with lawmakers and advocates who he has turned to for support
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 26 days ago
finds him at odds with lawmakers and advocates who he has turned to for support against the opioid crisis. The New Jersey Drug Policy Alliance, for example, has praised the governor over his support for legislation expanding the use of naloxone to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A bold remedy for overdose deathswill also get help finding treatment. Though it's never been done in the Unite
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
will also get help finding treatment. Though it's never been done in the United States, it's a well-tested idea. The Drug Policy Alliance says these sites have been opened in some 100 cities around the world. They have spread because they... Read more

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