Drug policy reform
Drug policy reform, also known as drug law reform, is any proposed changes to the way governments respond to the socio-cultural influence on perception of psychoactive substance use. Proponents of dru...
Colombia Takes a Bold Step Away From the U.S. and Legalizes Pot
Colombia, a country that was once synonymous with illegal drugs, legalized medicinal marijuana on Tuesday. President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree mak
Colombia Takes a Bold Step Away From the U.S. and Legalizes Pot
Colombia, a country that was once synonymous with illegal drugs, legalized medicinal marijuana on Tuesday. President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree mak
Dagga Party
Iqela Lentsango: The Dagga Party of South Africa (more commonly known as the Dagga Party) is a South African political party registered with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the Western C...
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American Drug War: The Last White Hope
American Drug War: The Last White Hope is a 2007 documentary by writer/director Kevin Booth about the War on Drugs in the United States.
The film states the War on Drugs has become one of the lon...
American Drug War: The Last White Hope - Wikipedia
Cannabis political parties
Single-issue cannabis political parties exist to oppose the laws against cannabis.
In 2013, the Drug Law Reform Party successfully registered with the Australian Electoral Commission, with over 50...
Cannabis political parties - Wikipedia
Measure K
Measure K is an ordinance put on the city of Santa Cruz's annual ballot on November 6, 2006. Its purpose was to give marijuana violations the lowest priority for local law enforcement. All other offe...
Release (agency)
Release, founded in 1967 by Caroline Coon and the Rufus Harris (died 2007), is a UK agency that provides legal advice and arranges legal representation for people charged with the possession of drugs....
Arguments for and against drug prohibition
Arguments about the prohibition of drugs, and over drug policy reform, are subjects of considerable controversy. The following is a presentation of major drug policy arguments, including those for dru...
National Organization for Rare Disorders
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is an American non-profit organization aiming to provide support individuals with rare diseases by advocating and funding research, education, and n...
Arthur Kleps
Arthur John Kleps (April 17, 1928 - July 17, 1999) was a psychologist turned drug legalization advocate whose Neo-American Church defended use of marijuana and hallucinogens such as LSD and peyote for...
Responsible drug use
Responsible drug use maximizes the benefits and reduces the risk of negative impact on the lives of both the user and others.For illegal drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances,...
United States v. Booker
United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. 220 (2005), is a United States Supreme Court decision concerning criminal sentencing. The Court ruled that the Sixth Amendment right to jury trial requires that, othe...
Ferguson v. City of Charleston
Ferguson v. City of Charleston, 532 U.S. 67 (2001), is a United States Supreme Court decision that found Medical University of South Carolina's policy regarding involuntary drug testing of pregnan...
Legal and medical status of cannabis
Cannabis is in Schedule IV of the 1961 international treaty the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, making it subject to special restrictions. Article 2 provides for the following, in reference ...
Legal and medical status of cannabis - Wikipedia
Recreational drug use
Recreational drug use is the use of a drug (legal, controlled, or illegal) with the primary intention to alter the state of consciousness (through alteration of the CNS) in order to recreate positive ...
Recreational drug use - Wikipedia
Drug liberalization
Drug liberalization is the process of eliminating or reducing drug prohibition laws. Variations of drug liberalization (also spelled liberalisation) include drug relegalization, drug legalization, and...
Jan Greve
Jan Greve is a Norwegian psychiatrist who is best known for having used cannabis and LSD to treat his patients. In 1972 he was sentenced to one year in prison, of which nine months was probation, and ...
European Organization for Rare Diseases
The European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) is a non-governmental patient-driven alliance of patient organizations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases, that promotes resear...
European Organization for Rare Diseases - Wikipedia
ENCOD
The European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies (ENCOD), originally European Ngo Council On Drugs and development is a network of European non-governmental organisations and citizens conce...
Terence E. Carroll
Terence E. Carroll earned his B.A. in history from Wayne State University and an M.A. in history from Columbia University. His thesis mentor at Columbia was famed historian Richard Hofstadter. Upon gr...
Matthew Davies (businessman)
Matthew R. "Matt" Davies was one of three defendants indicted by a Stockton, California, grand jury in July 2012 for cultivating marijuana for sale to licensed patients in California, whose use is leg...