Topic: Global Commission on Drug Policy
A UN report released Thursday shows Peru is just shy of overtaking Colombia in coca cultivation, demonstrating the 'balloon effect' that drug war watchers always warn about: when pressure is applied in one area, production 'balloons' in another.
06/23/2011 06:11 pm
The court ruled in favor of 'Marijuana Marches' as an expression of free speech, overturning several state bans. A wide array of free-speech activists joined one such march this weekend.
06/20/2011 02:33 pm
A new report calls the 'war on drugs' a failure. The claim isn't new, but hearing it from an ex-UN head and a former US secretary of State adds new weight to the criticism.
06/03/2011 12:50 pm