Three Data-Based Answers to Top Questions About Marijuana Policy
Pacific Standard dips into the archives for some hard numbers on pot.
Legalizing Pot: Will It End the Mexican Drug Cartels?
If pot were legal — not decriminalized, but legal — it likely would knock a few props from beneath rampaging Mexican drugs cartels, argues Michael Scott Moore.
Portugal Benefits by Treating Drug Abuse as Medical, Not Legal, Issue
Portugal’s example suggests that de-escalating the war on drugs might create a new sort of peace dividend.
Afghan Heroin May Spark Russian Version of War on Drugs
European governments have taken two divergent paths in dealing with the resurrected flow of narcotics from Afghanistan, legalization and an American-style war on drugs.