Drug Policy

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 00:00
The passing of marijuana legalization ballots in Washington and Colorado raises the question of whether these measures will hit the profits of Mexican drug trafficking organizations.
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 00:00
The painful truth is that the monster of Mexican cartels has been pumped up by decades of Americans buying illegal drugs under the policies of prohibition.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 00:00
Brazil's military says it confiscated four tons of drugs, five dozen vehicles and 200 boats used by drug traffickers in the jungle region along borders with Bolivia and Peru.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 00:00
The report doesn't seem to argue that these policies would reduce drug use, which is high in Brazil. Rather, it argues that they would reduce violence related to drug use.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 00:00
On October 24, Peru's Council of Ministers approved a decree that will create strictly monitored transport routes for chemicals that may also be used to process narcotics, Andina reported.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 00:00
El Consejo de Ministros aprobo hoy un decreto legislativo que dispone la creacion de rutas vigiladas y controladas por sistemas satelitales para el transporte de insumos quimicos y evitar su desviacion a manos de bandas de narcotraficantes.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 00:00
The Colombian government also aims to dismantle a major criminal enterprise that derives much of its income from drugs and is a prime source of cocaine to the United States.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 00:00
Court documents showed that Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman-Salazar was detained on Friday after authorities said she attempted to cross from Tijuana, Mexico, into California on foot using a counterfeit visa and a false name.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 00:00
Consideramos que estos resultados deberian culminar en una conferencia internacional que permita tomar las decisiones necesarias a fin de dar mayor eficacia a las estrategias y los instrumentos con los que la comunidad global hace frente a las drogas.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 00:00
If passed, the bill would legalize the cultivation of marijuana for personal and therapeutic use.