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The epidemic of heroin use and deaths associated with heroin use needs to be addressed by non-criminal methods. Washingtom Post Editorial:  Heroin use is a public health emergency that calls for legislative solutions This article makes some good points, and I’ll share them. Agreed: “….we are skeptical that some measures to further criminalize already illegal […]

By Jay Leiderman,* originally published in the Ventura County Star on June 17, 2011, the 40th anniversary of the war on drugs. It was then titled: Unhappy 40th anniversary, war on drugs. The article has been updated. On June 17, 1971, President Nixon started his so-called War on Drugs. “This nation faces a major crisis […]

The Take On Medical Cannabis By Someone Not From The US, Trying To Explain How The System Works – Guest Post Part 2 (Part 1 click here) Is the intake of cannabis – even medical cannabis – considered beneficial for human health? You must have heard about marijuana, right? And medical marijuana?  The English word […]

There is little in the way of treatment while incarcerated for criminal defendants that have drug or alcohol problems Often times, many people that suffer from drug or alcohol abuse addiction issues can find themselves in criminal related activities. Although many prisons or jails offer some sort of treatment for those willing to get help […]

Despite a Crackdown, Use of Illegal Drugs in China Continues Unabated Last week, the Ministry of Public Security announced that the Chinese police had arrested 60,500 suspects on drug offenses and seized more than 11 metric tons of narcotics since the latest operation, called “Ban drugs in hundreds of cities,” began in October, according to […]