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The War on Drugs Continues to Keep Prisons Full

The War on Drugs Continues to Keep Prisons Full

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 12:16PM

More than half of those currently incarcerated are there because of drug offenses.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Drug War, /NOW

Pregnant Woman Fights Wisconsin Fetal Rights Laws

Pregnant Woman Fights Wisconsin Fetal Rights Laws

by Von Diaz on October 25 2013, 4:30PM

Alicia Beltran has filed a lawsuit against the so-called ‘cocaine mom’ law after she was detained under suspicion of drug use, even though she wasn’t using drugs at the time.

Topics: /NOW

Weed Arrests A 'Civil Rights Issue,' Says NAACP Infographic

Weed Arrests A ‘Civil Rights Issue,’ Says NAACP

by Jamilah King on June 30 2010, 3:39PM

In what drug policy reform advocates are calling a “landmark moment”, the California NAACP announced its support yesterday for Proposition 19, a controversial ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in the state. The group stood with leaders from the California…

Topics: Criminal Justice

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