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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  

Pope Francis Criticizes Drug "Liberalization"

By Victoria Kim

The Pope states that more liberal drug policy won't solve Latin America's problems. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 11, 2013

By Victoria Kim

European lawmakers ban menthol cigarettes, bath salts more addictive than meth, and pregnant actress Evan Rachel Wood craves marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2013

By The Fix staff

US calls for ban on drunk diplomats, Canada no longer most internet-addicted nation, and booze once got Tom Cruise kicked out of seminary. MORE  

Will Maryland Decriminalize Weed?

By Tony O'Neill

A new state bill seeking to decriminalize small-scale pot possession stands a fighting chance. MORE  

Colombia Plans to Decriminalize Ecstasy

By Ben Feuerherd

In its efforts to combat trafficking, the country considers legalizing "personal doses" of synthetic drugs. MORE  

What Should Our Drug Laws Be?

By Bryan Le

Legalization, decriminalization, or neither? Have your say: Join a Twitter debate with The Fix and Phoenix House on February 6! MORE  

Cuomo Calls for Marijuana Law Reform

By Ben Feuerherd

New York's Governor wants to change laws that "stigmatize" people of color. MORE  

David Cameron: UK Drug Laws Are "Just Fine"

By McCarton Ackerman

The British Prime Minister rejects lawmakers' plea to consider radical drug policy reform. MORE  

Sir Richard Branson: US Drug Policy Is Racist

By McCarton Ackerman

The British billionaire slams the US War on Drugs for targeting African Americans. MORE  

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