What to Watch in Drug Policy in 2014
Submission Date: January 3, 2014
Attributing Author: Stephen Gutwillig
Source: The Huffington Post
2013 was a landmark year in unraveling the disastrous war on drugs. We reached the tipping point on legalizing marijuana for adults.
Attorney General Holder denounced the mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenses that drive mass incarceration. Health reformers expanded the public’s access to effective drug treatments, to sterile syringes that prevent the spread of disease and to the overdose antidote naloxone.