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Don't Look Now: The Right is Leading the Way To Saner Drug Policies

By Edmund Newton

After years of intolerance, some leading conservatives and red states are now edging past liberals to reform zero-tolerance drug laws to favor treatment over prison. MORE  

This Week in Weed

By Tony O'Neil

It's been a frantic few days for marijuana reformers and their opponents across several states. MORE  

Bill Would Outlaw Medical Pot for Glaucoma Patients

By Bryan Le

Michigan state senator proposes banning medical marijuana for treatment of glaucoma—but pot advocates fight back. MORE  

Supreme Court Gives Cops More Power to Bust (Pot) Heads

By Jeff Forester

Is a police officer’s nose for the chronic as good as a warrant? MORE  

Cops Plan Demonstration Against Drug War

By Jeff Forester

Law enforcement group wants drug war money spent on treatment, not incarceration. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Tales of Rehab from Stevie Nicks, Drug Courts for Veterans, and a Seattle Nurse With a Serious Habit. MORE  

Cruising for a Bruising

By Kirwan Gray

Think you're safe partying on the high seas? Think again. A surprise raid on the largest gay cruise in history results in a number of drug-related arrests. MORE  

Arizona Lawmakers Kill Drug Bill Penned by High Schoolers

By Dirk Hanson

Students came up with what most officials agreed was a great idea for fighting drugs in schools. But the state legislature taught the students a lesson: Drafting laws is not for minors. MORE  

“Watchgator” Guards Million-Dollar Pot Stash

By Kirwan Gray

Grower released on $100,000 bond, gator paroled to wildlife sanctuary. MORE  

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