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Massachusetts ACLU Sues To Keep Addicted Women Out of Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

The Bay State is the only one in the union that incarcerates addicts who have not been convicted of any crime. MORE  

Massachusetts Police Making Pot Arrests Low Priority

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite arrests trending downward, statistics show that African-Americans are more likely to be hauled in for possession than whites. MORE  

Fix Writer Held in Solitary Confinement

By Will Godfrey

Our correspondent reports that he's in 23-hour lockdown in retaliation for his articles about addiction and recovery in prison. MORE  

Should Pot Magazines Be Treated Like Porn?

By Victoria Kim

Publishers challenge a Colorado law that would force pot-themed books and magazines to stay hidden. MORE  

Colorado's Legal Pot Battle on a Knife-Edge

By Bryan Le

The campaign on Amendment 64 is a proxy for the national marijuana-legalization struggle. Residents tell The Fix it could go either way. MORE  

Civil Liberties Victory Stops Welfare Drug Tests

By Tony O'Neill

The American Civil Liberties Union gets a law mandating drug tests for welfare applicants thrown out in a Florida court. MORE  

Straight-Edge States Cash in On Softer Drug Laws

By Tony O'Neill

Looser drug laws in the nation's most conservative states have been a huge success—cutting crime and saving millions. MORE  

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