Items tagged with US drug policy

Item title Description
Majority of Americans support legalization of marijuana [05-04-13] Public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher, but the latest studies show recreational use is linked with prescription drug misuse. I...
Brad Pitt: America's war on drugs is a charade, and a failure [31-03-13] "Since declaring a war on drugs 40 years ago, the United States has spent more than a trillion dollars, arrested more than 45 million people, and...
Consultant: Tax revenues on pot won’t be half of what’s projected [29-03-13] Washington’s new pot consultant has one overarching, discouraging message for lawmakers and state budget writers: don’tlook at weed as an ATM. Potenti...
Yes we cannabis [27-03-13] Last November ballot initiatives legalizing, taxing, and regulating recreational marijuana use passed for the first time ever in Colorado and Washingt...
Pot is legal in Washington: Q&A with the man who is making weed legit [25-03-13] Washington state gets ready to regulate legal marijuana with the help of one of America’s top drug policy analysts. Mark Kleiman is professor of publi...
Wall Street sees opportunity in marijuana [23-03-13] A number of businesses in the burgeoning U.S. cannabis industry are trying to enlist Wall Street's help. Some entrepreneurs see marijuana heading...
Shafer Commission Report on Marijuana and Drugs, issued 40 years ago, was ahead of its time [22-03-13] Forty years ago, the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse said in its final report: "A coherent social policy requires a fundamental ...
No consensus on changes to Washington marijuana law [21-03-13] House Bill 2000, the bill by Rep. Chris Hurst, D-Enumclaw, to modify Initiative 502, marijuana legalization, offers a mix of changes that could help c...
Federal bill to legalize marijuana gains support in Congress [21-03-13] Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) joined the effort to end marijuana prohibition and start regulating marijuana like alcohol at the federal l...
Colorado lawmakers question proposed marijuana business rules [21-03-13] Colorado lawmakers yanked and tugged at the threads of the state's proposals for regulating recreational marijuana, as one legislator hinted to h...
Portland groups push to legalize pot possession in the city [20-03-13] A coalition of political groups and activists say marijuana possession should be legalized in Maine’s largest city, in part because they say the drug ...
State chief consultant Mark Kleiman knows in, outs of pot legalization [19-03-13] Washington state’s chief pot consultant remains a bit mysterious, but Mark Kleiman's views on legalizing pot are no mystery. He lays them out in ...
UCLA expert’s team to advise state on new pot rules [18-03-13] Washington has tentatively chosen professor Mark Kleiman at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to be its official marijuana consultant....
Support for marijuana legalization drags among state’s congressional delegation [16-03-13] Washington voters acted boldly last November to begin reforming our nation’s failed policy on marijuana. It was an act of leadership, in stark contras...
Marijuana regulation heads to Colorado Capitol [15-03-13] An ad-hoc committee of 10 House and Senate members started work reviewing 165 pages of recommended regulations from a task force that worked for more ...
Group forms to oppose Colorado marijuana stores [15-03-13] A citizens' group opposed to a large-scale recreational marijuana industry in Colorado has hired two powerhouse lobbyists in preparation for the ...
Meet state’s ‘go-to guy’ on marijuana [14-03-13] Randy Simmons might have the most interesting job in Washington state. He is the ganja guru for the state agency charged with implementing the new ...
Crack down on cannabis, world body tells U.S. [14-03-13] The United States must not turn a blind eye to the recreational use of cannabis in states that liberalize drug laws, the International Narcotics Con...
Holder says little about states’ pot laws; supporters buoyed [06-03-13] U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder declined to reveal the Obama administration’s long-awaited policy on legal recreational marijuana in Colorado and Wa...
Ex-DEA heads, U.N. panel urge feds to nullify Wash., Colo. pot laws [05-03-13] Eight former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs warned the federal government that time is running out to nullify Colorado and Washington's n...

::

More items tagged with US drug policy on: undrugcontrol.info

Page 11 of 31

Publications

goto
Cannabis social clubs in Spain

Cannabis social clubs are noncommercial organisations of users who cultivate and distribute enough cannabis to meet their personal needs without having to turn to the black market.

Read more...

Tags

show

This website

support-ec-osi-disclaimer-web

Other projects

UN Drug Control

In 2011 the 1961 UN Single Convention on drugs will be in place for 50 years. In 2012 the international drug control system will exist 100 years since the International Opium Convention was signed in 1912 in The Hague. Does it still serve its purpose or is a reform of the UN Drug Conventions needed? This site provides critical background.

TNI Drug Law Reform Project

Drug Law Reform in Latin America is a project of the TNI Drugs & Democracy programme
dd-logo
"Promoting a more effective and humane drug policy in Latin America"