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How Colorado Disrupted the Drug War

By David Sirota On January 7, 2014 Since my home state of Colorado legalized marijuana last week, the primary question I’ve been asked by friends, family and colleagues in emails, text messages and phone calls is some version of: “Are you high yet…

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Is Obama Falling Short on Progressive Drug Strategy?

Is Obama Delivering on His Promise of a “21st Century” Approach to Drugs? When the Obama administration released its 2013 Drug Control Strategy recently, drug czar Gil Kerlikowske called it a “21st century” approach to drug strategy. “It should be a public health issue, not just a criminal justice issue,” he said. The latest plan […]