Items tagged with US drug policy

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With I-502, will more young adults use pot? [02-12-12] Some researchers think marijuana use among 18- to 25-year-olds will increase when Initiative 502 goes into effect, but college students say the drug...
8 Visions for the future of legal pot [01-12-12] Some drug policy reform leaders, fearing an official backlash, are urging a cautious, go-slow, approach: make it as easy as possible for the feds to...
Investors see profit potential in new pot law [01-12-12] Votes in Washington and Colorado last month to legalize pot for recreational use turbocharged marijuana as a legitimate business opportunity. Business...
Turning over a new leaf [30-11-12] Faced with this soiled wedge between state legislation and federal law within the United States, Mexico's President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto an...
European Union discussion on response to Bolivia's denunciation of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs [28-11-12] The following notes are summaries of the EU Horizontal Working Party on Drugs discussions about Bolivia’s coca amendment and denunciation of the 1961...
Can Obama and Peña Nieto Clear the Marijuana Smoke? [27-11-12] Like a growing number of Latin American leaders, Peña, who takes office Dec. 1, says it may be time to reassess the drug war. In an interview with TIM...
More states ponder legal marijuana as feds loom [27-11-12] The battle over the legal recreational use of marijuana heads to several more states, as officials in Colorado and Washington wait to see how the fe...
Marijuana’s foot in the door [26-11-12] The Washington Post’s View: we favor decriminalizing possession of small amounts of pot, assessing civil fines instead of locking people up. Also, for...
Following win, Colorado marijuana activists debate how hard to push [25-11-12] Colorado marijuana activists, empowered after backing a successful legalization effort in the state, are in the midst of a dialogue about how far to p...
The truce on drugs [25-11-12] Something unexpected has happened in the past five years. The condemnations of the war on drugs - of the mechanized imprisonment of much of our inner ...
"Impossible" to end drug trade, says Calderón [23-11-12] Ending the consumption and the trafficking of illegal drugs is “impossible”, according to Felipe Calderón, Mexico’s outgoing president. In an intervie...
Give Pot a Chance [22-11-12] In two weeks, adults in this state will no longer be arrested or incarcerated for something that nearly 30 million Americans did last year. For the fi...
New England marijuana legalization bills coming [20-11-12] In the wake of this month's marijuana legalization victories in Colorado and Washington, legislators in New England are ramping up efforts to be ...
Time to end the war on drugs [20-11-12] Since its launch in 1971, when President Nixon successfully branded drug addicts as criminals, the war on drugs has resulted in 45 million arrests a...
Marijuana legalisation in the US: Five burning questions [19-11-12] The 6 November votes in Colorado and Washington left a lot of marijuana users happy and a lot of police officers nervous. And they set the two state...
Will Obama's second term see an end to the failed 'war on drugs'? [16-11-12] One of the more surprising results of last week's election was the decision by voters in Colorado and Washington state to legalize marijuana for ...
DeGette files bill to require feds to respect marijuana law [16-11-12] In an effort to ensure new voter-approved amendments that legalize limited use of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington are not overrun b...
Denver joins Boulder in dropping prosecution of limited pot possession [16-11-12] Denver prosecutors will no longer charge those 21 and older for carrying less than an ounce of marijuana, and will review current cases that fit unde...
INCB President voices concern [15-11-12] The President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Raymond Yans, has voiced grave concern about the outcome of recent referenda in the...
Seattle police produce a user's guide to pot [15-11-12] When Washington state voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana on Nov. 6, Seattle police knew they'd be getting a lot of questions. And...

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Where strict bans on khat have been introduced they have had severe unintended negative consequences and failed to further the integration, social incusion and economic prosperity of Somali communities in particular, which chew khat most widely.

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