Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension over a positive marijuana test result has sparked calls to reform the Olympics’ rules.
Schenwar says her sister’s death came after a long cycle of criminalization, making her chances of recovery much harder.
The Drug Policy Reform Act offers a path toward ending the hugely unpopular war on drugs.
End the drug war, stop the flow of U.S. firearms into Central America and curb the emissions driving climate disasters.
The drug war’s contradictions are impossible to ignore. The nation is ready for a nonviolent approach.
Like the racist crackdown on crack cocaine, a crackdown on fentanyl is filling prisons, not preventing deaths.
The legislation includes automatic expungement for those with past cannabis arrests or convictions.
Even the best training in the world cannot teach police, who are licensed to kill, not to be racist.
Chauvin’s defense is mired in the oppressive logic of the drug war.