Tag Archives: Drug war

Latin America Calls For New Anti-Drug Strategies At The UN By
Several Latin American countries have called on the United Nations to strengthen its anti-drug strategies by focusing on prevention and treatment rather than the long-standing militarized approach. Bolivia, Guatemala, Mexico and...
Trump’s ‘Great Wall’ And The ‘Drug War’ By
Attention deficit disorder isn’t usually a welcome presidential attribute, but Mexicans can be thankful that Donald Trump has temporarily shifted his focus away from their country to start fights instead with Iran, the European Union, China, California and the U.S. news...
The US Hand In War & Peace In Colombia By
BOGOTA — Over 100,000 students and members of the general public took to the streets of Bogotá on Oct. 5 in support of the peace accords which had been rejected by razor-thin margin in a public referendum three days prior. While expressing their support for the peace...
FBI: Over 1 Million Arrested For ‘Drug Abuse’ In 2015 By
According to a new crime report published last week by the FBI, the Drug War is still a pervasive cause for arrest in the United States. The data, which covers recorded arrests for violent crime and property crime as disclosed by local police departments, revealed that...
NJ Bill Would Add PTSD To Med Marijuana Program, Christie Fears Legalization By
As the fight for an end to the ridiculous drug war continues, legislation has been advanced by a New Jersey assembly committee that would allow those suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program. Essentially, the...
As States Legalize Marijuana, Teen Use Plummets By
A curious thing is happening as the war on weed crumbles before knowledge and reason. The propaganda campaign orchestrated during the 20th century by the State and its corporate allies is unraveling, exposing the absurdity of prohibition. Since the gates have been pried...
Judge Compares Drug War To Slavery, Bravely Refuses To Put Convicted Drug Felon In Prison By
It appears that America has awakened to the problem of mass incarceration–an issue underscored by the fact that the U.S. holds less than 5 percent of the world’s population but houses about 22 percent of the world’s prisoners. Congress is now making a token effort...
Ineffective & Possibly Carcinogenic, But Colombia Will Go Back To Attacking Coca With Glyphosate By
BOGOTA, Colombia — Less than a year after the government halted its use over concerns that it could cause cancer, Colombia plans to resume using glyphosate, a controversial weed killer, on illegal coca crops. Glyphosate had been used for 20 years in Colombia’s battle...
Ahead Of UN Summit, Global Leaders Call For End To ‘Disastrous’ Drug War By
More than 1,000 world leaders, celebrities, and other societal figures have signed a lettercalling for an end to the “disastrous” drug war ahead of an upcoming United Nations summit to discuss the organization’s nearly two-decade-long campaign against...
Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical Marijuana Products For Menstrual Cramps By
Whoopi Goldberg is getting into the marijuana business. The award-winning actress has partnered with Maya Elisabeth, a marijuana entrepreneur, to launch a line a products that help treat menstrual symptoms in women. The company, which is named Maya & Whoopi, plans...