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Five Ex-Presidents Just Say No To The Disastrous War on Drugs

March 25, 2016

Five former presidents from around the world are adding their voices to a new book calling for an end to the failed and disgraceful War on Drugs. “Ending the War on Drugs” is edited by Sir Richard Branson and includes…

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‘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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Bern It Up: Former Surgeon General Applauds Sanders’ Stance On Marijuana

February 19, 2016

For a long time Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has favored decriminalizing marijuana. Just weeks after announcing his candidacy last April, Sanders fielded questions about his views on legalization in an “Ask Me Anything” thread on the…

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