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Women Prisoners Are the Unspoken Casualties of the War on Drugs

By Paul Gaita

The United States has a third of the world's incarcerated women behind bars. MORE  

What Should America Do About Drug Use?

By Tony Newman

The drug war is a shameful, inhumane disaster. Here's a better way for the U.S. to address drug use. MORE  

Cameron Douglas Released From Solitary Confinement

By McCarton Ackerman

After nearly two years, Douglas has emerged from solitary and he has his father's Emmy acceptance speech to thank. MORE  

Cameron Douglas Writes from Prison, Demanding Change

By Victoria Kim

Michael Douglas' son, incarcerated for drug crimes, slams the system for its treatment of addicts. MORE  

Graph: Drugs Get Cheaper as Arrests Rise

By Victoria Kim

Attempts to use mass incarceration to drive up illegal drug prices have spectacularly failed, the numbers show. MORE  

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