war on drugs

The next step for Canada: decriminalize hard drugs

Stephen Maher: Legalizing marijuana should lead Canada to tackle a more pressing challenge—ending the deadly and cruel war on drugs

To win the fight against AIDS, we must end the war on drugs

Opinion: Injection drugs remain a key driver of the global HIV epidemic—and to solve it, we have to reform drug criminalization

Barack Obama’s doomed new war against drugs

With the DEA and the CIA often working at cross-purposes, observers say it’s a war that can’t be won

The doomed, century-old war on drugs: Book review

For the last hundred years, says the author, the war on drugs has been a monumental, expensive, destructive and tragic failure

Why it’s time to legalize marijuana

After decades of wasted resources, clogged courtrooms and a shift in public perception, let’s end the war on weed

Conrad Black on America’s best presidents—and his take on China

Conrad Black on his strategic history of the U.S.

In conversation with Brian Bethune on his new book, America’s best presidents—and his take on China

Film on Mexican drug cartels, movie violence, and whether America is getting more pot-positive

In conversation: Oliver Stone

On Mexican drug cartels, movie violence and whether America is getting more pot-positive


If only the War on Drugs was somehow more successful

With some Latin American leaders looking at an end to the War on Drugs, Stephen Harper departs the latest Summit of the Americas with an acknowledgement that some kind of change might be in order.


Is the war on drugs over?

Central American leaders are looking to legalization, to America’s chagrin

The ecstasy and the agony

If the government makes it impossible make pure MDMA, is it really surprising when dirty MDMA hits the market?

R. v. The Doobie Brethren

How drug laws have forced the courts to distinguish between ‘real’ religions and ‘fake’ ones


The end of the war on drugs

Rob Silver wonders if the Liberals might have an opportunity to do something bold on drug policy.