The Heritage Foundation’s Dishonest Attack on Vanita Gupta

By: Tuesday October 21, 2014 2:03 pm

Charles Stimson at the Heritage Foundation is opposed to President Obama nomination of Vanita Gupta to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. While it is fine to disagree with a person’s policy position or oppose their nomination, his dishonest attempt to distort the facts is unacceptable. From his article in the Heritage Foundation’s Daily [...]

World Health Organization Calls for Drug Decriminalization to Prevent Spread of HIV

By: Thursday July 17, 2014 9:13 am

To advance the goals of public health, mainly preventing the spread of HIV, the World Health Organization is calling for the decriminalization of drugs in a new set of guidelines. The report acknowledges that, “Supporting the health and well-being of key populations whose sexual behaviours, drug use, gender expression or perceived sexual orientation are currently criminalized [...]

Poll Shows Majority of Marylanders Supports Pot Legalization as Maryland Senate Prepares to Approve Decriminalization

By: Wednesday March 12, 2014 10:49 am

A slim majority of Marylanders believe that marijuana should be legal in their state. The newly released Goucher Poll found 39.4 percent of adults think pot should remain illegal while 50.1 percent the use of marijuana should be made legal. The results are basically unchanged since they last polled the question in October. If Maryland [...]

The Eight Most Promising Marijuana Reform Bills for 2013

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 10:13 am

The big advances for marijuana reform still tend to come during election years when initiatives are put on the ballot, but there are already some promising signs for possible legislative victories in 2013. Across the country several marijuana reform bills have been introduced in the state legislatures that either stand a decent chance of becoming [...]

Two-Thirds of Canadians Think Marijuana Should be Decriminalized

By: Monday July 2, 2012 11:57 am

The overwhelming majority of Canadians think that marijuana should be fully decriminalized, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll for Postmedia News and Global TV. From Leader Post: It found that 66 per cent of people believe that “the possession of marijuana in small amounts” should be “decriminalized so that it no longer carries a [...]


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