We're winning: More progress has been made toward enlightened drug policies and treatment in the past five years than in the previous 25. Here's an advocacy agenda to take us even closer to the future we need.
The photo of me after my arrest for heroin possession shows the generic "ugly, addicted criminal." That was five years—and a lifetime—ago, but whenever it's republished I feel the same old shame, remorse and dehumanization. Society wants me to.
Clinton and Bush are emerging as their respective party's biggest name, best fundraiser and most electable candidate, setting up a likely war of dynasties. But do their drug war records suggest either is worth electing?
This time-lapse map shows state-by-state which drugs Americans have searched online over the last decade.
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