Published in: openDemocracyUKPolitical interference and finger-pointing don’t make for sensible drug policies
Prohibition – and politicians’ hypocrisy - are lethal. It’s time for a healthier approach.
Top Ten Drug War Stories of 2012
From the dogged reporting and statistics of Drug War Facts, this year has seen a dramatic change in drug policy,...
Janusz Palikot’s ‘Cannabis Stunt’ Overshadowed a More Complex Debate about Drug Policy Reform in Poland
Palikot’s symbolic gesture played into the hands of a media that is eager to demonize the decriminalization...
The Exile Nation Project - Interview with Steve Costello
From the time he was a young boy, Steve Costello knew he was destined for a life of crime. A committed gang member,...
The Exile Nation Project - Interview with Mark Kleiman, Ph.D
The outspoken and controversial author, UCLA Professor and former Justice Department official gives his take on the...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of January 17th 2011
We lead this week's Report with an HCLU study on the risks related to blood borne and sexually transmitted...
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report - Week of October 18th 2010
We lead this week with explosive, albeit expected, news from Washington DC. Attorney General Eric Holder announced...
The bizarre universe of drug prohibition: an introduction to the oD Drug Policy Forum
International drug policy is at a tipping point. Emerging from a forty year repressive dark age following the...