War on Drugs

Julia Conley, staff writer
"These programs are not about stopping violence, they're about social control."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
worker at marijuana shop
The legislation would expunge roughly 800,000 cannabis-related convictions and...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
no more war on drugs
"The failed War on Drugs has really been a war on people—disproportionately...


Save us from morons in power. Maine's so-called Gov. Paul LePage is expected to veto a bill providing first responders and users with Naloxone, a nasal-spray-like drug that can reverse heroin overdoses, because he thinks it will encourage drug use, like when you get pulled barely alive from a head-on crash and think "Wow that was fun I wanna do it again" - even though virtually all statistics and research show Naloxone works, as does the "harm reduction" approach behind it. Using long-...