California Is Broke – You Still Have the Right to Avoid Prison

Santa Cruz just became the latest county to announce it would “end” CA’s Proposition 36 treatment-instead-of-incarceration program for low-level drug offenses because of a lack of funding.

Drug War Anniversary a Time for Reflection and Action

Some anniversaries provide an occasion for celebration, others a time for reflection, still others a time for action.

The Obama Administration’s Public Health Approach to Drug Policy

President Obama’s comments during last week’s live YouTube interview about the need to approach our national drug problem from a public health perspective were timely, thoughtful, and well-grounded in what science tells us about drug use and its consequences.