decriminalization Archives

‘Too Many Of Them Are Dying’: NY Mayor Proposes Bold Response To Heroin Crisis

February 23, 2016

An upstate New York mayor is proposing a bold and radical new tool to use against the nation’s growing heroin crisis: the first supervised injection facility in the United States.  Svante Myrick, the Democratic Mayor of Ithaca, New York  told…

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Washington, D.C.: Don’t Bogart That Legalization, My Friend

February 25, 2015

At 12:01 AM, Thursday, marijuana becomes legal in the nation’s capital. Residents will be allowed to own three plants and possess up to 2 ounces of pot for use at home. Buying and selling, as well as using marijuana in…

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