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"MS patient makes bail in NJ medical marijuana case," AP, April 29, 2010

"The White House Drug Czar's diminished status," Newsweek, April 30, 2010

"Drug gangs turning Acapulco into war zone," National Post, Canada, April 29, 2010

"Moms unite to end the war on drugs," Alternet, April 29, 2010

"Tennessee Lawmakers Calls for State Study on Medical Marijuana," The Tennessean, April 28, 2010

"Study Links Drug Enforcement to More Violence," AP, April 27, 2010

"AP-CNBC Poll: Legalizing pot won't boost economy," AP, April 19, 2010

"Poll finds support for marijuana legalization still rising, medical marijuana overwhelming," Drug War Chronicle, April 2, 2010

"WA governor allows more to OK medical marijuana," AP / KGW.com, April 2, 2010

"Medical marijuana bill extinguished," AP / Honolulu (HI) Advertiser, April 2, 2010

"America must give up war on drugs and legalise marijuana, says ex-Police man Sting," The Daily Mail (London, England), March 31, 2010

"Legalize it? California to vote on marijuana," ABCNews.com, March 24, 2010

"For drug users, coalition serves as voice in Albany," New York (NY) Times, March 22, 2010

"Walmart fires Michigan man for medical marijuana use," ABC News, March 17, 2010

"R. Gil Kerlikowske speaks on his job as nation's drug czar," Washington (DC) Post, March 17, 2010

"Family fighting drug policy loses round," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, March 17, 2010

"Boulder to vote on extending medical pot rules," Aurora (CO) Sentinel, March 17, 2010

"Reforming drug treatment in the US: It's two steps forward, one step back," HuffingtonPost.com, March 17, 2010

"Student group to rally for marijuana legalization, say university police make arrests for medicinal use," LAist.com, March 11, 2010

"WA governor signs drug overdose prosecution bill," AP / Seattle (WA) Times, March 11, 2010

"Local pot club supplier made purported $200K a year," SF (CA) Weekly, March 11, 2010

"'Drugged driving,' whether drugs are illegal or prescription, is a growing threat, officials say," NY (NY) Daily News, March 11, 2010

"US Customs: Mexican cartels corrupt border agents," AP / NY (NY) Times, March 11, 2010

"Inhalant abuse a deadly middle-school concern," US News & World Report, March 11, 2010

"Dispensaries part of Maine medical pot plan," AP / Boston (MA) Herald, March 11, 2010

"Slowly, states are lessening limits on marijuana," USA Today, March 9, 2010

"Pot dispensary bill faces action," The Barre Montpelier (VT) Times Argus, March 9, 2010

"Nation's sole marijuana farm focuses on limiting abuse," USA Today, March 9, 2010

"Bringing in the green," The Daily Californian (UC–Berkeley), March 9, 2010

"Medical marijuana protest at Capitol today – even though advocate says lawmakers haven't been listening," Westword (Denver, CO), March 4, 2010

"Injection site safe: Director," Peterborough (Ontario, Canada) Examiner, March 4, 2010

"Complaint lodged over local officer's gag order," Victoria (BC, Canada) Times Colonist, March 4, 2010

"Pacific Grove injunction prohibits marijuana dispensary sales," Monterey County (CA) Herald, March 4, 2010

"Drug forum at city hall tonight," Victoria (BC, Canada) Times Colonist, March 3, 2010

"House votes today on marijuana use," AP / Keene (NH) Sentinel, March 3, 2010

"Medical marijuana advocates sue Los Angeles," LA (CA) Times, March 3, 2010

"Bad science and bad policy," New York (NY) Times, March 3, 2010

"Afghan heroin traffic increasing," Moscow (Russia) Times, March 3, 2010

"Medical marijuana advocates will wait for next session, new governor," MinnPost.com (Minneapolis, MN), March 3, 2010

"In drug war, failed old ideas never die," Reuters, Feb. 26, 2010

"Colorado senator wants tax on medical marijuana," Denver (CO) Post, Feb. 26, 2010

"Medical marijuana advocates ask LA prosecutor to drop lawsuits," LA (CA) Times, Feb. 24, 2010

"Panel will study medical marijuana," Des Moines (IA) Register, Feb. 24, 2010

"Abuse of 'date-rape drugs' on the rise, UN anti-narcotics panel finds," UN News Centre, Feb. 24, 2010

"Baby-boomers leading the way to marijuana legalisation, report shows," The Times (London, England), Feb. 24, 2010

"Backers want fewer restrictions on DC medical marijuana," Washington (DC) Examiner, Feb. 24, 2010

"Berkeley wants to tax medical marijuana," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Feb. 18, 2010

"Pharmacy Board supports medical marijuana," Des Moines (IA) Register, Feb. 18, 2010

"Iowa Poll: Iowans give thumbs up to medical marijuana," Des Moines (IA) Register, Feb. 16, 2010

"Medical marijuana decision expected tomorrow," Iowa Independent, Feb. 16, 2010

"Mexican bishops criticize drug war strategy," AP, Feb. 16, 2010

"Mississippi's marijuana: legal pot farm at Ole Miss," The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS), Feb. 16, 2010

"Drug smugglers' creativity grows," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Feb. 15, 2010

"Call for clarity in medical marijuana industry stretches across sectors," The Ft. Collins (CO) Coloradoan, Feb. 15, 2010

"Local officials say medical marijuana supply grown locally, DEA disagrees," The Ft. Collins (CO) Coloradoan, Feb. 15, 2010

"Medical marijuana bill doesn't give employees free rein," The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), Feb. 15, 2010

"'March of Anger' in Mexico against military's drug war," AFP, Feb. 15, 2010

"Border towns across Rio, worlds apart in drug war," New York (NY) Times, Feb. 13, 2010

"Obama's drug war budget looks a lot like Bush's," AlterNet, Feb. 12, 2010

"Canada seeks to appeal Vancouver drug site decision," Reuters, Feb. 10, 2010

"More counselors needed for alcohol abuse," UPI, Feb. 10, 2010

"The failed war on drugs in Latin America: Could decriminalization be the answer?" Der Spiegel (Germany), Feb. 10, 2010

"Battling drugs in the Americas: 'The military is not suited to pursue criminals'," Der Spiegel (Germany), Feb. 10, 2010

"Efforts to curb Afghan opium crop fail this year – UN," Reuters, Feb. 10, 2010

"School of Pot: A syllabus for cannabis," LA (CA) Weekly, Feb. 9, 2010

"Russia, US to Step Up Drug Fight," Associated Press, Feb. 4, 2010

"Guns and Poppies," Agence France Press, Feb. 4, 2010

"Campaign to Decriminalize Marijuana Comes to State House," Providence Journal, Feb. 3, 2010

"Lawmakers: Dispensaries Stay, But As Nonprofits," Denver Post, Feb. 3, 2010

"President Calderon Blamed for Birthday Party Bloodbath," VERTEXNews, Feb. 3, 2010

"Medical-marijuana bill gets senate OK with amendments," Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 30, 2010

"NM House panel shelves tax on medical marijuana," AP / CNBC, Jan. 30, 2010

"Two paths emerge for full legalization of marijuana in California," LA (CA) Weekly, Jan. 29, 2010

"Latin America rejects old US approach in drugs war," Reuters, Jan. 29, 2010

"Anti-drugs chief calls heroin a national problem," Moscow (Russia) Times, Jan. 29, 2010

"Medical marijuana lab raided by DEA during introduction of Senator Chris Romer's doctor-patient bill," Westword (Denver, CO), Jan. 28, 2010

"Supporting joint action," The Diamondback (College Park, MD), Jan. 28, 2010

"Senator: Medical marijuana might not come up this session," Minnesota Daily (UM – Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN), Jan. 28, 2010

"LA City Council finally passes medical marijuana ordinance," LA (CA) Times, Jan. 27, 2010

"Medical marijuana measure tailored," The Daily Times (Salisbury, MD), Jan. 27, 2010

"LA City Council set to approve pot ordinance," AP / Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 26, 2010

"The marijuana cancer cure cult," AlterNet, Jan. 26, 2010

"Report gives latest numbers on America's state of health," New York (NY) Times, Jan. 26, 2010

"Jewish groups throw support behind medical marijuana laws," Forward, Jan. 25, 2010

"Sheriff's arrests led to no drug cases in '09," The Times-Tribune (Corbin, KY), Jan. 25, 2010

"Tending 'the grow'," In These Times, Jan. 25, 2010

"Medical marijuana may become legal in District," GW Hatchet (George Washington Univ. – DC), Jan. 25, 2010

"Hundreds head to event in hopes of getting state-issued medical marijuana card," Billings (MT) Gazette, Jan. 25, 2010

"Afghan drug lords look West via new routes," Reuters, Jan. 25, 2010

"Legal pot, for the sick," Bergen (NJ) Record, Jan. 24, 2010

"Virginia should legalize marijuana," The Daily Press (Newport News, VA), Jan. 24, 2010

"Proposed bill would shield people reporting overdoses," New York (NY) Times, Jan. 24, 2010

"New Jersey preparing to implement medical marijuana law," Press of Atlantic City (NJ), Jan. 23, 2010

"Mich. legislators tinker with voter-approved laws," AP / Chicago (IL) Tribune, Jan. 23, 2010

"Federal probe of drugs under way," Florida Today (Melbourne, FL), Jan. 23, 2010

"Marijuana in the classroom? Sometimes it's legal," Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 23, 2010

"Berkeley pot dispensary's planned move angers developer," Contra Costa (CA) Times, Jan. 23, 2010

"Former Bronco Droughns being investigated by DEA for growing marijuana in his house," National Football Post, Jan. 22, 2001

"Calif. high court strikes down medical pot limits," AP / Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 21, 2010

"Virginia Delegate Morgan seeks to decriminalize marijuana," Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 21, 2010

"Wash. House committee votes down marijuana bills," AP / Seattle (WA) Times, Jan. 21, 2010

"Legislature fires up first medical-pot bill of 2010," Denver (CO) Business Journal, Jan. 20, 2010

"Signatures to be filed for medical marijuana vote," AP / Rapid City (SD) Journal, Jan. 20, 2010

"LA City Council gives preliminary approval to pot ordinance requiring 1,000-foot buffer zones," LA (CA) Times, Jan. 19, 2010

"Corzine signs law to legalize medical marijuana," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Jan. 19, 2010

"OK marijuana for medical use," Sheboygan (WI) Press, Jan. 19, 2010

"Researchers find study of medical marijuana discouraged," New York (NY) Times, Jan. 19, 2010

"Words influence stigma of mental health," UPI, Jan. 19, 2010

"No one's told drug-war soldier about peace breaking out," Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 17, 2010

"Medical marijuana task force helps craft new law," Bangor (ME) Daily News, Jan. 16, 2010

"Mexico army hands control to police in drug war city," Reuters, Jan. 16, 2010

"The pot dispensary wars," Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 16, 2010

"Marijuana-legalization efforts gain steam," Wall Street Journal, Jan. 16, 2010

"Mexican crime reporter killed in apparent drug hit," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 16, 2010

"BC judges rule against Ottawa in safe injection fight," The National Post (Don Mills, Ontario, Canada), Jan. 15, 2010

"Legislators await first bill to regulate medical marijuana," Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 15, 2010

"A doctor's case for legal pot," Wall Street Journal, Jan. 15, 2010

"Poll: Majority in Washington favor legalizing pot," Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, Jan. 14, 2010

"Tenn. lawmaker applauded by pro-pot activists," AP / Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 14, 2010

"Marijuana advocates want change in WA drug laws," AP / Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, Jan. 14, 2010

"New Fla. prescription tracking law has glitches, leaves 'drug czar' scrambling for cash," AP / LA (CA) Times, Jan. 13, 2010

"Bolivia banks on 'Coca Colla', fizzy coca-leaf drink," The Independent (London, England), Jan. 13, 2010

"LA Council rejects home buffer zone for pot shops," LA (CA) Weekly, Jan. 13, 2010

"Corzine signs law easing mandatory drug terms," Burlington County Times (Willingboro, NJ), Jan. 13, 2010

"LA City Council tries again today to adopt a medical marijuana ordinance," LA (CA) Times, Jan. 13, 2010

"Plan to put growing pot on SF ballot," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Jan. 13, 2010

"Committee approves Calif. pot legalization bill," AP / Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 13, 2010

"California edges toward legalization of pot," Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 12, 2010

"Medical marijuana bill sent to Corzine," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Jan. 12, 2010

"NJ lawmakers approve bill legalizing medical marijuana," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, Jan. 11, 2010

"Denver enacts tough new medical pot rules," KDVR-TV Denver (CO), Jan. 11, 2010

"Wash. activists file initiative to legalize pot," Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, Jan. 11, 2010

"New medical-pot bill to restrict providers," The Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 11, 2010

"Marijuana supporters ready for likely vote in November," Ventura County (CA) Star, Jan. 11, 2010

"Beyond drug law reform: We need a new Wickersham Commission," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Jan. 11, 2010

"Medicinal marijuana gets a last shot today," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, Jan. 11, 2010

"Legalizing and taxing marijuana would benefit society," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Jan. 10, 2010

"Judge orders CHP to return 60 pounds of marijuana," LA (CA) Times, Jan. 9, 2010

"Medicaid won't pay for medical marijuana," Burlington (VT) Free Press, Jan. 9, 2010

"Emotions come out in anti-dispensary organizer's meeting," Ft. Collins (CO) Coloradoan, Jan. 9, 2010

"Baby boomers confess they still love to get high, pop pills, survey says," New York (NY) Daily News, Jan. 9, 2010

"SC bill requires drug tests for jobless benefits," The State (Columbia, SC), Jan. 8, 2010

"Judges may be able to waive enhanced drug sentences," Gannett / Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Jan. 8, 2010

"China turns drug rehab into a punishing ordeal," NY (NY) Times, Jan. 8, 2010

"Drug prohibition doesn't work – so what do we do next?" Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, Jan. 7, 2010

"Petition drive launched to legalize marijuana," Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, Jan. 6, 2010

"Fiorito: Ottawa puts monkey on pot user's back," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, Jan. 6, 2010

"Bid to legalize pot is counter to US trend," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Jan. 5, 2010

"Fear mongers attack a NYC harm reduction pamphlet that saves lives," AlterNet, Jan. 5, 2010

"Slums are front lines in Mexican drug war," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Jan. 1, 2010

"Book takes Mexico drug war to task," LA (CA) Times, Jan. 1, 2010

"Colorado judge rules that medical marijuana users in state have right to buy pot," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 31, 2009

"In Mexico's drug battle, the public is missing in action," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 30, 2009

"Washington among states considering legalizing marijuana, dozens of states weigh other reforms," AP / LA (CA) Times, Dec. 28, 2009

"That joint? It's all in the name of research," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 27, 2009

"No quick fix seen for drug battle in Juárez," El Paso (TX) Times, Dec. 27, 2009

"RI Senate to consider loosening marijuana laws," AP / Nashua (NH) Telegraph, Dec. 25, 2009

"Medical marijuana user fights for return of pot seized by cop," Sacramento (CA) Bee, Dec. 25, 2009

"Report criticizes US anti-drug effort in Afghanistan," New York (NY) Times, Dec. 24, 2009

"Medical marijuana dispensary defies Windsor moratorium," Greeley (CO) Tribune, Dec. 24, 2009

"Changes may cut spread of disease from needles," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Dec. 23, 2009

"New drug guidelines are Europe's most liberal," Prague (Czech Republic), Dec. 23, 2009

"Medical marijuana crusader gets a break on drug trafficking conviction," The Gazette (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada), Dec. 22, 2009

"Support legalization of marijuana," Visalia (CA) Times-Delta, Dec. 22, 2009

"Colombia launches US drones over Venezuela – or was that 'Santa's sleigh'?" The Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 22, 2009

"Doctor-legislator wants medical marijuana in Maryland," Washington (DC) Business Journal, Dec. 21, 2009

"Medical marijuana law spurs Michigan cottage industry," AP / Detroit (MI) Free Press, Dec. 20, 2009

"Charities criticize online fund-raising contest by Chase," New York (NY) Times, Dec. 19, 2009

"Blame the dads? Or the drug war?," New Haven (CT) Independent, Dec. 17, 2009

"Closing arguments Thursday for Franklin man with MS accused of growing marijuana," New Brunswick (NJ) Home News Tribune, Dec. 17, 2009

"LA City Council ducks medical pot vote at wild meeting: harsh land-use limits anger crowd," LA (CA) Weekly, Dec. 16, 2009

"New questions about LA buffer zone for medical-marijuana businesses," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 16, 2009

"Marijuana task force nearly ready," Bangor (ME) Daily News, Dec. 16, 2009

"Calif. experts help shape Maine medical marijuana policy," WMTW-TV (Portland, ME), Dec. 16, 2009

"Flow of aid to Mexico delayed," USA Today, Dec. 16, 2009

"The slippery slope of marijuana regulation," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 16, 2009

"Measure to legalize pot may be on California's November ballot," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 15, 2009

"Council chairman wants swift action on marijuana rules," Washington (DC) Post, Dec. 15, 2009

"New state law may be needed to clarify medical marijuana rules," The Longmont (CO) Times-Call, Dec. 15, 2009

"OC senior citizes form medical-pot collective," KABC-TV (LA, CA), Dec. 14, 2009

"UN reports rise in opium cultivation in Burma," Voice of America, Dec. 14, 2009

"Teen methamphetamine use, cigarette smoking at lowest levels in NIDA's 2009 Monitoring the Future Survey," National Institutes of Health, Dec. 14, 2009

"You can't handle the truth," Boston (MA) Globe, Dec. 13, 2009

"FYI: A lull in the war on drugs," Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) Free Press, Dec. 13, 2009

"NJ Senate OKs allowing leniency in drug crimes," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Dec. 11, 2009

"Alameda Planning Board to consider permanent pot club prohibition," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Dec. 11, 2009

"Most Americans support legalizing marijuana," Angus Reid Global Monitor, Dec. 10, 2009

"LA council puts off vote on medical marijuana dispensaries," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 10, 2009

"Marijuana task force not such a spacey idea," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Dec. 10, 2009

"House stirs medicinal pot," The Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune, Dec. 10, 2009

"Toking with my dad," Chico (CA) News & Review, Dec. 10, 2009

"State has wrong Rx for addicted doctors," Sacramento (CA) Bee, Dec. 10, 2009

"Corruption cases in US law agencies rise," El Paso (TX) Times, Dec. 10, 2009

"Prison population up, despite drop in 20 states," New York (NY) Times, Dec. 9, 2009

"Los Angeles City Council to review details of medical marijuana ordinance," LA (CA) Times, Dec. 8, 2009

"County OKs moratorium on medical pot licenses," The Ft. Collins (CO) Coloradoan, Dec. 8, 2009

"Czech gov't allows 5 cannabis plants for personal use from 2010," Wall Street Journal, Dec. 8, 2009

"Addiction on 2 fronts: Work and home," New York (NY) Times, Dec. 8, 2009

"Cannabis could help combat substance abuse," The Independent (London, England), Dec. 7, 2009

"Armstrong Williams: California doping our youths," Washington (DC) Times, Dec. 7, 2009

"Medical pot shops on SD agenda," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Dec. 6, 2009

"Medical marijuana testimony worth hearing," Delaware County Daily Times (Primos, PA), Dec. 6, 2009

"New York policy officer, Juan Acosta, charged in drug conspiracy," New York (NY) Times, Dec. 5, 2009

"The secret to legal marijuana? Women," AlterNet, Dec. 5, 2009

"Amsterdam mayor wants different drug policy," Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Dec. 5, 2009

"Victoria marijuana 'bakery' raided," CBC News, Dec. 4, 2009

"Review finds marijuana may help MS patients," US News & World Report, Dec. 4, 2009

"State panel debates access to medical pot," Bangor (ME) Daily News, Dec. 2, 2009

"Jury: Medical marijuana seller didn't profit," AP / San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Dec. 2, 2009

"As states relax medical marijuana laws, pot cultivation colleges take seed," New York (NY) Daily News, Dec. 1, 2009

"It's time to approve medical marijuana," Cherry Hill (NJ) Courier-Post, Nov. 30, 2009

"Sacked government drug adviser says Gordon Brown is from another universe," The Daily Telegraph (London, England), Nov. 30, 2009

"Pragmatism spurs debate over marijuana laws," The Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, FL), Nov. 29, 2009

"NJ bill would give judges more discretion," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Nov. 29, 2009

"At this school, it's marijuana in every class," New York (NY) Times, Nov. 29, 2009

"Medical marijuana proposal comes before state legislature," Pierce County Herald (Ellsworth, WI), Nov. 26, 2009

"Villaraigosa urges limit on medical marijuana dispensaries," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 25, 2009

"Police department as medical dispensary? Bring sense to marijuana's proper role," Seattle (WA) Times, Nov. 25, 2009

"Vision hesitates on backing crack smoking room," Vancouver (WA) Courier, Nov. 25, 2009

"Vancouver hard drug use up: study," CBC News, Nov. 25, 2009

"LA City Council is poised to debate how many pot dispensaries to allow," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 23, 2009

"Support for legalizing marijuana grows rapidly around US," Washington (DC) Post, Nov. 23, 2009

"AMA meeting: Delegates support review of marijuana's schedule 1 status," American Medical News, Nov. 23, 2009

"Sentencing nonviolent drug offenders: Sanity in the Senate as lawmakers take a step toward reform," The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), Nov. 22, 2009

"Gray areas in medical marijuana law dividing caregivers," Great Falls (MT) Tribune, Nov. 22, 2009

"Let judges judge," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Nov. 21, 2009

"Stockbroker swears by medicinal marijuana," Boston (MA) Herald, Nov. 21, 2009

"First marijuana coffee shop opens in America," The Daily Telegraph (London, England), Nov. 20, 2009

"Bill C-15's mandatory minimum terms for drug crime: A failure on their own terms," Vancouver (BC, Canada), Sun, Nov. 20, 2009

"Panel to discuss effect of RI law governing marijuana possession," Providence (RI) Journal, Nov. 19, 2009

"LA City Council puts off medical marijuana vote," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 19, 2009

"Mexico arrests former police chiefs for alleged drug links," Latin American Herald Tribune (Caracas, Venezuela), Nov. 19, 2009

"Colo. medical pot suppliers will have to pay taxes," AP, Nov. 18, 2009

"Preaching to converts," Santa Fe (NM) Reporter, Nov. 18, 2009

"Russia, US agree on joint anti-drug efforts in Afghanistan," RIA Novosty, Nov. 17, 2009

"Boomers see views relaxing on marijuana," Washington (DC) Post, Nov. 16, 2009

"State panel to begin research on legalized marijuana funds," Providence (RI) Journal, Nov. 16, 2009

"Advocacy group threatens to sue Los Angeles if medical marijuana sales are banned," CommonDreams.org, Nov. 16, 2009

"Marijuana is a 'medicine like any other medicine', DOH secretary says," New Mexico Independent (Albuquerque, NM), Nov. 16, 2009

"NM's medical pot program has slow, cautious start," AP, Nov. 16, 2009

"Conference urges drug use education," New Mexico Daily Lobo (UNM – Albuquerque), Nov. 16, 2009

"Student group seeks changes in drug policies," The Daily Spartan (San Jose State Univ. – CA), Nov. 16, 2009

"Iowans turning to marijuana for ailments," AP / WCCO-TV, Nov. 15, 2009

"Fort Collins council to consider moratorium on pot dispensaries," The Coloradoan (Ft. Collins, CO), Nov. 15, 2009

"Open minds required," Scotland on Sunday (Edinburgh, Scotland), Nov. 15, 2009

"The Zetas: gangster kings of their own brutal narco-state," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Nov. 15, 2009

"Colombia detains Venezuela guards," BBC News, Nov. 15, 2009

"Let's have a rational debate on drug policy, Sen. Grassley," The Des Moines (IA) Register, Nov. 14, 2009

"The relentless war on drug users is escalating violence in the US: It's time for harm reduction," AlterNet, Nov. 14, 2009

"Reports: Russian anti-drug general released," AP / Taiwan News (Taipei, Taiwan), Nov. 14, 2009

"Drugs: Virtually legal," The Economist, Nov. 12, 2009

"Medical marijuana gets a boost from major doctors group," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 11, 2009

"Secret talks to crack the Nutt case," BBC News, Nov. 11, 2009

"Why are we locking up traumatized veterans for their addictions instead of offering them treatment?" AlterNet, Nov. 11, 2009

"More medical marijuana providers will be needed soon, Drug Policy Alliance says," New Mexico Independent (Albuquerque, NM), Nov. 10, 2009

"Expanding drug treatment: Is the US ready to step up?" AP, Nov. 8, 2009

"Panel of 14 to design medical marijuana system," Kennebec Journal (Augusta, ME), Nov. 8, 2009

"A heady debate on medical pot," Denver (CO) Post, Nov. 8, 2009

"NORML warms up medical pot proposal," Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune, Nov. 8, 2009

"Too much pot to be 'medical'?" Seattle (WA) Times, Nov. 8, 2009

"Johnson 'misled MPs over adviser'," BBC News, Nov. 8, 2009

"Former drug court officer questions timing of firing," The News & Tribune (New Albany, IN), Nov. 7, 2009

"Maine governor issues marijuana order," Fosters Daily Democrat (Dover, NH), Nov. 7, 2009

"San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum faces pot charges in Washington," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Nov. 6, 2009

"Baldacci and AG want changes to marijuana law," Capitol News Service / Bangor (ME) Daily News, Nov. 6, 2009

"Redding charity rejects food offer from medical pot collective," Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight, Nov. 6, 2009

"Alan Bersin, Customs and Border Commissioner nominee, is at home along a daunting border," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 6, 2009

"Should we legalise drugs?" MoneyWeek, Nov. 6, 2009

"Report: Pot use, arrests rising in California," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Nov. 5, 2009

"Cops questioned in Mexican police chief's killing," AP, Nov. 5, 2009

"Venezuela sends 15,000 troops to Colombia border," AP, Nov. 5, 2009

"Dutch among lowest cannabis users in Europe – report," Reuters, Nov. 5, 2009

"Professor David Nutt attacks ministers over 'failure' on alcohol," The Times (London, England), Nov. 5, 2009

"Mexican pot gangs infiltrate Indian reservations in US," Wall Street Journal, Nov. 5, 2009

"Marijuana seizures quadruple in LA County," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 5, 2009

"Cocaine's charge through Europe undiminished: report," Agence France Presse, Nov. 5, 2009

"Pot acceptable? Not for young and nonwhite," CNN, Nov. 5, 2009

"Outrage over drug adviser's dismissal," Times Higher Education, Nov. 5, 2009

"Authorities: Huge jump in Calif. pot plants seized," AP, Nov. 4, 2009

"A new era for US drug policy?" CBS News, Nov. 4, 2009

"Seizures of pot plants up 52%, officials say," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 4, 2009

"Legislature dopes out marijuana bill as legalization petition gets passed around," San Francisco (CA) Bay Guardian, Nov. 4, 2009

"State medical-marijuana law now covers more," The Morning Sentinel (Waterville, ME), Nov. 4, 2009

"Medical marijuana expansion approved by voters," Maine Public Broadcasting System, Nov. 3, 2009

"Breckenridge votes to legalize marijuana," KMGH-TV (Denver, CO), Nov. 3, 2009

"State, defense lawyers try to save pot IDs," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Nov. 3, 2009

"Chronic City: N. California's top federal prosecutor -- 'Really not a change at all' in medical pot enforcement," SF (CA) Weekly, Nov. 3, 2009

"Drug war madness: Grassley's gag rule," Rolling Stone, Nov. 3, 2009

"Jagger, Johnson, and another fine mess over drugs," The Daily Mail (London, England), Nov. 3, 2009

"Pot dispensaries must turn over records to Dana Point," Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA), Nov. 3, 2009

"Drugs: The 40-year failure," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Nov. 3, 2009

"Drugs panel at risk of collapse," Financial Times (London, England), Nov. 3, 2009

"Science minister calls on Brown to reverse Johnson's 'big mistake'," The Times (London, England), Nov. 3, 2009

"Cameron supported former drugs adviser over downgrading Ecstasy," The Times (London, England), Nov. 3, 2009

"Future role of drug advisers under review," The Daily Telegraph (London, England), Nov. 2, 2009

"Editorial: The evidence in favour of Prof. Nutt," The Financial Times (London, England), Nov. 2, 2009

"Scientists quit government drugs body over David Nutt sacking," The Times (London, England), Nov. 2, 2009

"The drugs experts who are standing down," The Times (London, England), Nov. 2, 2009

"Let's be honest . . . legalize drugs and society would benefit," The Independent (London, England), Nov. 2, 2009

"Gov't adviser quits in protest at Nutt sacking," Politics.co.uk, Nov. 2, 2009

"On the quiet, US is legalising marijuana," The Times (London, England), Nov. 1, 2009

"Ministers face rebellion over drug tsar's sacking," The Observer (London, England), Nov. 1, 2009

"Drug policy in chaos after adviser is sacked," The Telegraph (London, England), Nov. 1, 2009

"Marijuana growers upend hard-luck California town," LA (CA) Times, Nov. 1, 2009

"Marijuana laws spur small businesses in Oakland, elsewhere," Oakland (CA) Tribune, Nov. 1, 2009

"Golden State's green future," Contra Costa (CA) Times, Nov. 1, 2009

"Smoking pot is safer than drinking alcohol," The Denver (CO) Post, Nov. 1, 2009

"Berkeley Patients Group turns 10," CelebStoner.com, Oct. 31, 2009

"Drugs policy: Shooting up the messenger," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Oct. 31, 2009

"Unfair dismissal," The Independent (London, England), Oct. 31, 2009

"Colo. ski town could push marijuana legalization," AP, Oct. 30, 2009

"Government drug advisor David Nutt sacked," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Oct. 30, 2009

"Our morning roundup: Chuck Lane strikes back," Washington (DC) City Paper, Oct. 30, 2009

"Dangers of drug use aren't crystal clear," The Times London, England), Oct. 30, 2009

"Don't try smuggling drugs, federal agents tell students," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Oct. 30, 2009

"California dreaming about the future," San Francisco (CA) Examiner, Oct. 30, 2009

"Nutt faces sack," BBC News, Oct. 30, 2009

"Alcohol worse than ecstasy – drugs chief," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Oct. 29, 2009

"Colorado woman loses medical marijuana appeal," AP / Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette, Oct. 29, 2009

"More than 30 defendants indicted on prescription pill charges in historic drug sweep," Reuters, Oct. 29, 2009

"Will: A reality check on drug policy," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Oct. 29, 2009

"Calif. lawmaker holds hearing on legalizing pot," AP, Oct. 29, 2009

"NH's Senate lets medical marijuana bill die," AP / Boston (MA) Herald, Oct. 28, 2009

"Poll shows San Diegans favor pot dispensaries," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Oct. 28, 2009

"Critics: DEA Crackdown Denying Some Patients Pain Medication," Washington(DC) Washington Post, Oct, 28, 2009

"Why the CIA can't be picky about Afghan partners," Time, Oct. 28, 2009

"SF Assemblyman to Chair Pot Legalization Hearing," Sacramento(CA) CBN Channel 5, Oct, 27, 2009

"New Hampshire Lawmakers Look to Override Medical Marijuana Veto," Concord (NH) WCAX Channel 3, Oct, 26, 2009

"NJ lawmakers ask Gov. Corzine to pardon ill Franklin man facing marijuana charges," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, Oct, 27, 2009

"Report says teens drinking, smoking pot on the rise in Santa Cruz County," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Oct. 27, 2009

"One city's insane fight against Obama's sane new pot policy," Esquire, Oct, 27, 2009

"Budding industry helps pot patients," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Oct. 25, 2009

"Pot-activist councillor passing the bong," The Victoria (BC, Canada) Times-Colonist, Oct. 25, 2009

"Medicinal pot issue lingers in Maine," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, Oct. 24, 2009

"Report: Organized crime thriving in Europe," UPI, Oct. 24, 2009

"Cartel leader pleads guilty to trafficking," UPI, Oct. 24, 2009

"Is Mexico winning its war on drugs?" CNN, Oct. 24, 2009

"FBI: Alleged hit man changes appearance," CNN, Oct. 24, 2009

"Busted for Handing Out Clean Needles -- The Mono Park 2 Fight Back in California's Central Valley," Drug War Chronicle ) Oct. 23, 2009

"Opium Still Fueling Terrorism in Afghanistan," Radio Australia, Oct. 23, 2009

"Mexico Ex-President Fox Lashes Out at President Calderon Over Drug War," Drug War Chronicle, Washington, DC), Oct. 23, 2009

"Police 'ignore a third of violent crime'," The Times (London, England), Oct. 22, 2009

"From Obama, sanity on marijuana policy," Chicago (IL) Tribune, Oct. 22, 2009

"UN calls for tougher anti-opium fight," UPI, Oct. 22, 2009

"Medical pot is bringing LA together," LA (CA) Weekly, Oct. 21, 2009

"Good sense on medical marijuana," New York (NY) Times, Oct. 21, 2009

"Justice Department's new approach to medical marijuana a welcome one," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Oct. 21, 2009

"Meth fight goes to pharmacy," Wall Street Journal, Oct. 21, 2009

"9th Circuit: Police can't use pot club as an ATM," Law.com, Oct. 21, 2009

"Poll: 44 percent support marijuana legalization," CBS News, Oct. 20, 2009

"The right approach on medical pot," San Francisco (NY) Chronicle, Oct. 20, 2009

"Study touts treating heroin addicts with heroin," CNN, Oct. 20, 2009

"Judge blocks LA pot dispensary ban," UPI, Oct. 20, 2009

"US mellows on medical marijuana," Wall Street Journal, Oct. 20, 2009

"US eases stance on medical marijuana," Washington (DC) Post, Oct. 20, 2009

"Medical-pot fans fear Obama policy 'loopholes'," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Oct. 19, 2009

"A federal about-face on medical marijuana," LA (CA) Times, Oct. 19, 2009

"Rio Drug War Erupts, Helicopter Shot Down," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;) Voice of America News, Oct. 18, 2009

"Bill Targets Sentencing Rules For Crack and Powder Cocaine," Washington, DC) Washington Post, Oct. 16, 2009

"Video: Young People Testify for Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization," Boston, MA&041; Examiner.com, Oct. 16, 2009

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"Question 5 Tweaks Medical Marijuana Laws," Augusta, ME) The Republican Journal Reporter, Oct. 14, 2009

"Former Colombian President Blasts U.S. Anti-Drug Strategy," ) CNN, Oct. 14, 2009

"Protestors Try to Plant Hemp on DEA's Lawn," Pentagon City, VA) NBC Washington, Oct. 13, 2009

"Researchers Fear 'Magic Mint' Ban Could Slow Studies," $#041; Canadian Medical Association Journal, Oct. 13, 2009

"Cartels face an economic battle," Washington (DC) Post, Oct. 7, 2009

"Medical marijuana hearing begins today in Iowa City," The Daily Iowan (University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA), Oct. 7, 2009

"Fourth pot shop opens in Aspen today," Aspen (CO) Daily News, Oct. 7, 2009

"Human rights official: Mexican soldiers part of drug violence," El Paso (TX) Times, Oct. 7, 2009

"IACP Digest: The lying police officer," PoliceOne.com, Oct. 5, 2009

"State aims to stay on top of moonshiners despite cuts," Roanoke (VA) Times, Oct. 5, 2009

"Drug force uses GPS tracking," AP / Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, Oct. 5, 2009

"Marijuana under microscope," The Durango (CO) Herald, Oct. 4, 2009

"Michigan medical marijuana rules still hazy for users and caregivers," Flint (MI) Journal, Oct. 4, 2009

"A smarter (and cost-efficient) way to fight crime," New York (NY) Times, Oct. 3, 2009

"Pennsylvania needs to legalize medical marijuana," The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA), Oct. 3, 2009

"US cocaine use falls but too soon to claim victory," Reuters, Oct. 3, 2009

"Mexico drug law is 'tool' against cartels: US," Reuters, Oct. 3, 2009

"Drug therapy record 'encouraging'," BBC News, Oct. 2, 2009

"Change the failed drug strategy," Trinidad & Tobago Express (Port of Spain, Trinidad), Oct. 2, 2009

"Proposals regarding Afghan narcotics," Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet, Oct. 1, 2009

"The Mexican drug wars: What the US can do to help stop the violence," The Round Up (NM State University), Oct. 1, 2009

"UM researcher dies after using 'bupe'," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Sep. 30, 2009

"Experts compare Mexico's battle with drug cartels to Colombia's," Miami (FL) Herald, Sep. 30, 2009

"US agents target 73 suspects in PR anti-drug raid," AP, Sep. 30, 2009

"No to prohibition," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Sep. 29, 2009

"Chief Hansen sends warning letter to pot shops," Redding (CA) Record Searchlight, Sep. 29, 2009

"Police officer presents different take on drug prohibition," The Diamondback (U of MD – College Park, MD), Sep. 29, 2009

"Mexican cartels growing marijuana in north Texas," McClatchy Newspapers / Boston (MA) Herald, Sep. 29, 2009

"California mulls legalising marijuana," BBC News, Sep. 27, 2009

"Medical marijuana study group formed," Maui (HI) Weekly, Sep. 24, 2009

"FBI: Mexican Mafia gains foothold in Mississippi," Boston (MA) Herald, Sep. 24, 2009

"Latin America breaks ranks in US war on drugs," Christian Science Monitor, Sep. 24, 2009

"War on Drugs conference: Legalize marijuana, participants say," El Paso (TX) Times, Sep. 24, 2009

"Pot dispensaries sue LA over moratorium," LA (CA) Times, Sep. 23, 2009

"Russia, plagued by heroin use, to press US on destroying Afghan poppy crop," New York (NY) Times, Sep. 23, 2009

"Venezuela says it captures pilot sought by US since 2007 on cocaine trafficking charges," AP / New York (NY) Times, Sep. 23, 2009

"US closes Mexico border crossing after shootout," New York (NY) Times, Sep. 23, 2009

"Juárez Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz: US drug policies need to change," El Paso (TX) Times, Sep. 22, 2009

"Students learn how to not get 'busted'," The Diamondback (U of MD – College Park), Sep. 22, 2009

"UTEP drug conference:New cartel methods widen drug war's toll," El Paso (TX) Times, Sep. 21, 2009

"Meth mixed in 2-liter bottles makes its way into Iowa," Des Moines (IA) Register, Sep. 21, 2009

"Latin gangs establish African drug bases," UPI, Sep. 21, 2009

"Boulder DA: Seeking clarity on medical marijuana," The Daily Camera (Boulder, CO), Sep. 20, 2009

"Mexican marijuana growers boldly operate in California," Sacramento (CA) Bee, Sep. 20, 2009

"Plan Colombia: War on drugs should aim at production," The Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), Sep. 20, 2009

"Medical marijuana arrests; California isn't mellow yet," NPR, Sep. 19, 2009

"Drug reform advocate says tides are turning," Bozeman (MT) Daily Chronicle, Sep. 19, 2009

"Marijuana activist in critical condition after collapsing at Portland festival," The Oregonian (Portland, OR), Sep. 18, 2009

"Ending the 'war on drugs'," New York (NY) Times, Sep. 18, 2009

"Medical marijuana advocates take bill fight to TV ads, stymied by TV affiliates who won't air them," New York (NY) Daily News, Sep. 17, 2009

"Drugs suspected in 2nd DynCorp death in Kabul," Washington (DC) Post, Sep. 17, 2009

"Former US anti-drug official's arrest 'a complete shock'," LA (CA) Times, Sep. 17, 2009

"Cartel rivalry blamed in latest Mexico drug clinic slayings," LA (CA) Times, Sep. 17, 2009

"Medical marijuana patient gets pounds of pot back," Seattle (WA) Times, Sep. 17, 2009

"Pot investigators strike out," Oakland (CA) Tribune, Sep. 16, 2009

"Justice a secret journey for captured kingpins," Houston (TX) Chronicle, Sep. 16, 2009

"Pot users with chronic ailments lobby City Council," Orange County (Santa Ana, CA) Register, Sep. 16, 2009

"Tragedy overshadows Mexico's independence holiday," AP, Sep. 16, 2009

"Pro-marijuana shows are spreading on America's TV screens," New York (NY) Times, Sep. 14, 2009

"Chronic City: Marijuana arrests drop for first time since 2002," SF Weekly (San Francisco, CA), Sep. 14, 2009

"Mexico's hopeless drug war," Wall Street Journal, Sep. 14, 2009

"New face of addiction in America," CNN.com, Sep. 14, 2009

"Plea to ease curbs on 'miracle' heroin drug," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Sep. 14, 2009

"Jack Herer suffers heart attack," CelebStoner.com, Sep. 13, 2009

"Throwing bullets at failed policies: US plans for new bases in Colombia," AlterNet.org, Sep. 13, 2009

"Gang killings in Mexico top 5,000 for the year," Houston (TX) Chronicle, Sep. 13, 2009

"City tackles medical marijuana, legal shops may becoming to Greeley," Greeley (CO) Tribune, Sep. 12, 2009

"Report: MLB won't punish A-Rod over steroid use," AP, Sep. 12, 2009

"Abuse of prescription drugs dips," USA Today, Sep. 11, 2009

"Cannabis Revival to push reform, awareness and entertainment," The Joplin (MO) Globe, Sep. 11, 2009

"Monday meeting on medical marijuana ordinance," The Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, Sep. 11, 2009

"Raids shut down marijuana dispensaries," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Sep. 10, 2009

"Tough economy spurring marijuana farming," Time.com, Sep. 10, 2009

"Raids shut down marijuana dispensaries," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Sep. 10, 2009

"Tough economy spurring marijuana farming," Time.com, Sep. 10, 2009

"Members-only cannabis clubs won't pass the test," NRC Handelsblad (Rotterdam, Holland), Sep. 9, 2009

"Committee wants coffee shops to cater to locals only," NRC Handelsblad (Rotterdam, Holland), Sep. 9, 2009

"Commission will take second shot at evicting medicinal pot-grower," The Niles (MI) Star, Sep. 8, 2009

"College's medical amnesty policy to include drugs," The Flat Hat (College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, VA), Sep. 8, 2009

"Mexico replaces attorney general in drug-war shift," Christian Science Monitor, Sep. 8, 2009

"Medvedev calls for drafting anti-drug policy strategy," ITAR-TASS News Agency, Sep. 8, 2009

"Thr racism of marijuana prohibition," LA )CA) Times, Sep. 7, 2009

"Arrest of high-ranking boss Jose 'El Rikin' Escajeda could weaken Juárez Cartel, officials say," El Paso (TX) Times, Sep. 7, 2009

"Report: Iowa meth and marijuana on the rise," Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette, Sep. 6, 2009

"How to end the pot battles," Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times, Sep. 6, 2009

"Boulder DA wants clarity on state's medical pot law," Colorado Daily (Boulder, CO), Sep. 6, 2009

"Drug use by political candidates isn't a deal breaker, but hypocrisy on the issue should be," AlterNet, Sep. 5, 2009

"Money made by California's pot dispensaries remains hazy," Sacramento (CA) Bee, Sep. 5, 2009

"Fresno tries to stamp out pot dispensaries," Fresno (CA) Bee, Sep. 5, 2009

"Pastor fatally shot by police in drug sting," CNN.com, Sep. 4, 2009

"Juárez in shock: Attack considered city's worst multiple shooting," El Paso (TX) Times, Sep. 4, 2009

"UN report warns Afghanistan must control drugs trade," Radio Australia, Sep. 4, 2009

"Local woman takes medicinal marijuana battle to Pharmacy Board," Storm Laked (IA) Pilot Tribune, Sep. 3, 2009

"17 patients killed in shooting at Mexican drug rehab center," CNN.com, Sep. 3, 2009

"Nonprofit injection site claims Canadian Mounties ordered up a defamatory report," Courthouse News Service, Sep. 3, 2009

"Health officials: Pre-school teachers ate pot brownies," Wall Street Journal, Sep. 3, 2009

"City puts marijuana clinics on hold," Durango (CO) Herald, Sep. 2, 2009

"Mexican President Felipe Calderón confronts escalating violence," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Sep. 2, 2009

"Cocaine additive is tied to disease," Boston (MA) Globe, Sep. 1, 2009

"A radical solution to end the drug war: legalize everything," Esquire, Sep. 1, 2009

"Nation's drug czar starting anti-meth push in St. Louis," AP / St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch, Sep. 1, 2009

"White House addiction treatment expert reveals top goals in exclusive interview with Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly," Reuters, Aug. 31, 2009

"Marijuana goes mainstream," The Atlantic, Aug. 31, 2009

"Mexico and Argentina move towards decriminalising drugs," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Aug. 31, 2009

"RI officials debate security," AP / Durango (CO) Herald, Aug. 30, 2009

"Prison spending hits a brick wall," Coastal Post (Bolinas, CA), Aug. 30, 2009

"South American leaders assail US access to Colombian military bases," Washington (DC) Post, Aug. 29, 2009

"Afghanistan's hidden heroin addicts," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, Aug. 29, 2009

"After Afghanistan's vote," New York (NY) Times, Aug. 29, 2009

"Argentina eases rules on marijuana," Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2009

"Mexico, California are laboratories for new approach," The Arizona Republic, August 26, 2009

"Other voices: Medi-pot dispensary could help hundreds," The Grass Valley (CA) Union, August 26, 2009

"Navy revamping drug policy," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, August 26, 2009

"Reefer madness and the pathetically ignorant arrogant drug czar Kerlikowske," Salem (OR) News, August 26, 2009

"More questions than answers at compassion center meeting," The Providence (RI) Journal, August 26, 2009

"Medical marijuana seller busted during buying trip," The Spokesman (Spokane, WA), August 26, 2009

"Legalization the only way to win drug war," The Province (Vancouver), August 26, 2009

"Council puts a hold on medical pot," Craig (CO) Daily Press, August 26, 2009

"Aptly named 'joint resolution' succeeds; California Senate urges changes in federal medical marijuana rules," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle / The Snitch, August 25, 2009

"Federal drug czar calls for increased focus on preventing, treating drug problems," NOLA.com (New Orleans, LA), August 25, 2009

"Study: Alcohol less harmful paired with marijuana," UT Daily Texan, August 25, 2009

"Data shows medical marijuana may decrease crime," Examiner, August 25, 2009

"Conservatives target dealers of synthetic drugs," CTV Toronto, August 25, 2009

"Dispensary moratorium extended," Sacramento (CA) Press, August 25, 2009

"Cops say it's time to legalize drugs," Orlando Sentinel, August 25, 2009

"Security debated for RI medical marijuana stores," SFGate (San Francisco, CA), August 25, 2009

"New meth recipe fuels spike in Colorado," Denver (CO) Post, August 25, 2009

"'Legal highs' including Spice, GBL banned in U.K. by Brown," Bloomberg News, August 25, 2009

"Drug-eviction cases show inequity," The Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet, August 24, 2009

"Central Europe's misguided war on drugs," Guatemala Times, August 24, 2009

"Advocacy group says DEA medical marijuana arrests may be firsts under Obama," Lake County (CA) News, August 24, 2009

"Mexico legalizes drugs, but only U.S. can stop drug violence," Opposing Views, August 24, 2009

"Will Foster extradited to Oklahoma," Drug War Chronicle, August 24, 2009

"Colombian refugees in Ecuador: The collateral damage of a drug war and an insurgency," Council on Hemispheric Affairs, August 24, 2009

"Can Mexico fight drugs by legalizing them?" Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 24, 2009

"Drug users say new needle site too dangerous," The Globe and Mail (Canada), August 24, 2009

"R.I. moves toward marijuana centers," Providence (RI) Journal, August 24, 2009

"Drug war pact raises tensions between Uribe, Chavez," Bloomberg News, August 24, 2009

"No reason not to grow hemp here," Daily Star (Oneonta, NY), August 24, 2009

"In Mexico, ambivalence on a drug law," New York Times, August 23, 2009

"End to federal raids or continuation of Bush doctrine?" Opposing Views, August 23, 2009

"Getting high isn't the point," Des Moines (IA) Register, August 23, 2009

"Opium: The real enemy," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, August 23, 2009

"Heroin better for addicts in recovery: study," Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, August 22, 2009

"DEA conducts Upper Lake raids, make arrests," Lake County News (Lakeport, CA), August 22, 2009

"Council OKs moratorium on pot dispensaries," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, August 22, 2009

"Judge drops some charges in Boulder medical-marijuana robbery," Colorado Daily (Boulder), August 21, 2009

"Mexico legalizes drug possession," AP / New York (NY) Times, August 21, 2009

"MSSU students receive national recognition for drug policy reform w/ Students for Sensible Drug Policy organization links," Joplin (MO) Globe, August 21, 2009

"US indicts 10 Mexicans reputed to be drug lords," New York (NY) Times, August 21, 2009

"NAOMI study: Heroin better than methadone for recovering drug addicts," All Headline News (Canada), August 20, 2009

"Study: Baby boomers' drug use skyrockets," WCBS-TV (New York), August 20, 2009

"Mexican prosecutors detain, free drug lord's mother," AP, August 20, 2009

"Canada studies link between pot smoking and schizophrenia," All Headline News (Canada), August 20, 2009

"Docs cringe at the thought of painkillers taken off the market," Medill Reports (Washington, D.C.), August 20, 2009

"Board hears stances on medical marijuana," DesMoines (IA) Register, August 20, 2009

"Bards to Mexico's cocaine barons find their lives on the line," UK Times Online, August 20, 2009

"Here's the dope: It's open season on pot," PennLive.com, August 20, 2009

"Mexico: Gunmen attack newspaper offices," New Tang Dynasty Television, August 20, 2009

"The science of THC medicine," Sacramento Press, August 19, 2009

"City says hands are tied when it comes to marijuana shops," Orange County (CA) Register, August 19, 2009

"Gangs and racial profiling in Baltimore?" Examiner, August 19, 2009

"Mexican army urged to compensate reporters beaten by soldiers," Latin American Herald Tribune, August 19, 2009

"District judge Cohill rejects crack-cocaine guidelines," Eerie (PA) Times News, August 19, 2009

"Chronic debate," San Francisco (CA) Bay Guardian, August 19, 2009

"The world's first cocaine bar," The Guardian (UK), August 19, 2009

"Following Jakarta in Tackling AIDS," Malaysia Star, August 19, 2009

"The high and low of how hemp is used," Marketplace / American Public Media, August 19, 2009

"Obama's shout out for Mexico's drug war," Christian Science Monitor, August 18, 2009

"Walnut Creek pot dispensary owner to defy city council," KTVU San Francisco (CA), August 18, 2009

"Local inmate re-entry center only first step in true reform," Jacksonville (FL) News, August 18, 2009

"Walnut Creek passes emergency moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries," San Jose (CA) Mercury, August 18, 2009

"GMHC touts success of New York needle exchange programs," EDGE Boston, August 18, 2009

"State drug evidence rooms filling up," Illinois Home Page, August 18, 2009

"U.S. intelligence and Afghan narcotics," Washington Post, August 18, 2009

"Whittier Planning Commission gives OK to medical marijuana dispensary," Whittier (CA) Daily News, August 18, 2009

"California might act to jail more drug offenders," Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2009

"Letters to the Editor: Human rights in Mexico's drug war," Washington Post, August 18, 2009

"Community groups propose smart prison budget cuts to save $1.2 billion," ACLU of Northern California (Press Release), August 18, 2009

"D.A.: Three officers injured over Phish concert weekend," The Saratogian News (Saratoga Springs, NY), August 18, 2009

"FBI raids marijuana clinic, takes patient info," CBS 4 Denver (CO), August 17, 2009

"Mexican rights report sent to Congress," AP, August 17, 2009

"Shortsighted on AIDS: Fund needle exchange programs," Hartford (CT) Courant, August 17, 2009

"Swelling prison populations hamper state governments," Seattle (WA) Times, August 17, 2009

"The case for medical marijuana," Forbes, August 17, 2009

"Could ending the 'war on drugs' help ease urban budget crises?" San Francisco (CA) Streets Blog, August 17, 2009

"The nuance of medical marijuana raids in California," The Liberty Papers, August 17, 2009

"Drug policy debate is under way in Latin America. What about the U.S.?" Cato @ Liberty, August 17, 2009

"Marijuana's journey to legal health treatment: the Canadian experience," CBC News (Canada), August 17, 2009

"Is Obama aware of the history that marks our drug war in Latin America?" History News Network, August 17, 2009

"So, how is the drug war being won?" Windsor (Ontario) Star, August 17, 2009

"Mexico in major customs shake-up," BBC News, August 17, 2009

"It's time to legalize drugs," Washington (DC) Post, Aug. 17, 2009

"14 states seek to legalize medical marijuana," Examiner, August 16, 2009

"WAMM pot garden threatened by blaze," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Aug 16, 2009

"Medical marijuana meeting set," WHO-TV NBC 13 (Central Iowa), August 16, 2009

"Time to legalize pot, proponents say," North County News (Escondido, CA), Aug. 16, 2009

"Mexico cartels go from drugs to full-scale mafias," AP, Aug. 16, 2009

"Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Should they be abolished?" 24-7 Press Release, August 15, 2009

"Hempfest puts marijuana policy back on front burner," Seattle (WA) Times, Aug. 15, 2009

"Fresno medical marijuana could go up in smoke," ABC 30 (Fresno, CA), August 14, 2009

"U.S., Mexico strengthen drug crime efforts," San Antonia (TX) Express-News, August 14, 2009

"Needle exchange loses site," Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, August 14, 2009

"Panel tackles issues of race," Martha's Vineyard Gazette, August 14, 2009

"Tackling a prickly problem," Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), August 14, 2009

"Joyce man gets retrial in medical marijuana case," Peninsula Daily News (Port Angeles, WA), August 14, 2009

"U.S. seeds new crops to supplant Afghan poppies," Wall Street Journal, August 14, 2009

"Supes to get report on needle exchange," Daily Sound (Santa Barbara, CA), August 14, 2009

"Colombian challenges Uribe on U.S. base according," Latin American Herald Tribune, August 14, 2009

"Mixed message from Karzai on drugs," BBC News, August 14, 2009

"Drugs barons seek oil profits," Fair Home (UK), August 14, 2009

"Afghanistan: The wrong target," Australia News, August 14, 2009

"Portland celebrates 500th Cannabis Common Sense program," Salem News, August 14, 2009

"Drug users not treated humanely," Jakarta Post, August 14, 2009

"Pot could be gold for California," Detroit News, August 14, 2009

"War on drugs is over: What's next?," CNN, August 13, 2009

"Applying for medical pot ID cards begins today in San Bernardino County," Riverside (CA) Press Enterprise, August 13, 2009

"Drug war, not cartels, put us at risk," Arizona Republic, August 13, 2009

"Marijuana co-op sues to get pot, money back from sheriff's department," Bakersfield.com (CA), August 13, 2009

"Safe injection site study stirs concern," Toronto Star, August 13, 2009

"Debating medical marijuana," Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen, August 13, 2009

"The opium war rages on," New Statesman, August 13, 2009

"Hempfest's vision of a 'hempen future' may be closer than ever," Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, August 13, 2009

"Two dozen Ciudad Juarez women, girls have disappeared recently," Chicago Tribune, August 13, 2009

"Dude, where's my hemp? Hemp activists call for 'beer summit," NBC Washington, August 13, 2009

"Sample problems: As District 12 considers drug testing students, negatives look more persuasive than positives," Colorado Springs (CO) Independent, August 13, 2009

"Medi-pot decision put off to 2010," The Union (Nevada), August 13, 2009

"New drug czar visits Tampa drug treatment center on listening tour," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, August 13, 2009

"Medical marijuana coming to Aspen," Aspen (CO) Times, August 13, 2009

"Police raid 2 marijuana dispensaries, arrest owner," San Jose (CA) Mercury, August 12, 2009

"Funding stalls putting Guard soldiers on border," AP, August 12, 2009

"Oregon veteran activist wants PTSD added to medical marijuana program," Salem News, August 12, 2009

"U.S., Mexico winning drug war: Napolitano," The Windsor (Ontario) Star, August 12, 2009

"Legal marijuana would shift economic power," North County (San Diego, CA) Times, August 12, 2009

"Charles Bowden on Mexico's dirty war against drugs," Democracy Now, August 12, 2009

"All-out blitz for student athlete drug testing, Courier News (Chicago, IL), August 12, 2009

"Iran urges the UN, the West dynamic participation in combat against drug trafficking," Iran Student News Agency, August 12, 2009

"US ambassador cites Mexico's progress on rights," KVIA News (El Paso - Las Cruces, TX), August 12, 2009

"County puts clamp on pot shops," The Union (Nevada), August 12, 2009

"States can't afford prison system boom," Hartford (CT) Courant, August 12, 2009

"Homeland chief vows more funds for border cops," San Antonio (TX) Express-News, August 12, 2009

"'Natural high drug should be banned,'" The Independent (UK), August 12, 2009

"ABC News and Wayne Root on Steve Kubby," Independent Political Report, August 12, 2009

"Judge upholds city's pot ordinance," Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun, August 12, 2009

"The war on drugs needs a time out," Christian Science Monitor, August 11, 2009

"Drug czar: A 'different approach' in the offing, no legalization," Newspaper Tree (El Paso, TX), August 11, 2009

"Washington state revisits three-strikes law," Los Angeles Times, August 11, 2009

"War without borders: Mexico's drug traffickers continue trade in prison," New York Times, August 11, 2009

"R[hode] I[sland] proposes rules for medical marijuana stores," AP, August 11, 2009

"North America's three amigos make nice," BBC News, August 11, 2009

"No stone unturned in protest," Albany (NY) Times Union, August 11, 2009

"Hope to reality: Transforming the AIDS response," Jakarta Post, August 11, 2009

"Mexico's drug war compared to fight with mafia," San Antonio (TX) Express-News, August 11, 2009

"Letter: A case for legalization of drugs," The Advocate / WBRZ News 2 Louisiana, August 11, 2009

"Drug use by housewives, foreigners rises," Korea Times, August 11, 2009

"Latin America on its way to legalizing drugs, experts say," Latin American Herald Tribune, August 11, 2009

"Officials: 3 arrested in cartel informant killing," AP, August 11, 2009

"Mexican cartels smuggle oil to US" AP, August 10, 2009

"California has three initiatives filed to legalize marijuana," Examiner, August 10, 2009

"Kanawha school board votes to end drug-testing suit," Charleston (WV) Gazette, August 10, 2009

"Drug smuggler arrested in scheme to kill President," New York Times, August 10, 2009

"Supervisors: More work ahead on medical marijuana zoning," Lake County (CA) News, August 10, 2009

"US new drug policy in Afghanistan ignores roots," PressTV, August 10, 2009

"Drug cartel planned attempt on President Calderon's life," Monsters and Critics, August 10, 2009

"Obama backs Mexico's war on drugs," BBC News, August 10, 2009

"Thousands attend medical marijuana expo," Detroit (MI) News, August 10, 2009

"Pentagon puts Afghan drug-traffickers on hitlist," The Guardian (UK), August 10, 2009

"At odds over drug war, trucking," Straits Times (Singapore), August 10, 2009

"Drug czar's explanation on medical marijuana not enough," Opposing Views, August 10, 2009

"Mexican drug lawyer killed," Monsters and Critics, August 10, 2009

"Michael Douglas' son could face life in prison on drug charges," Hello Magazine, August 10, 2009

"Guatemalan President: Drug traffickers behind police corruption," Latin American Herald Tribune, August 10, 2009

"Border police being busted more," AP, August 9, 2009

"Harper unveils anti-crime program as Mexico summit begins," Canwest News Service (Canada), August 9, 2009

"Drug war may dominate US-Canada-Mexico summit," Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 9, 2009

"Dealer invited to community anti-drug meeting arrested," Seattle (WA) Times, Aug. 9, 2009

"Medical pot is touted as job maker for Michigan," Detroit Free Press, August 9, 2009

"Treatment expert confirmed for a top drug post," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Aug. 8, 2009

"War on drugs picks wrong target in marijuana," Billing (WY) Gazette, August 8, 2009

"Drug trafficking on the rise," The Portugal News Online, August 8, 2009

"Reforming crack-cocaine laws, but leaving injustice intact?" Time, August 7, 2009

"Plan Mexico's prisoner," InfoShop News, August 7, 2009

"Marijuana dispensary laws vague," Craig (CO) Daily Press, August 7, 2009

"Calderon's waning power lends urgency to Obama meeting on drugs," Bloomberg News, August 7, 2009

"Iraqis deride smoking-ban plan," Washington Post, August 7, 2009

"Medical marijuana trial of Jason Lauve results in full acquittal," Examiner, August 7, 2009

"Mexico's war on civil rights," Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2009

"Chavez rejects mediators in dispute with Colombia," RIA Novosti Newswire, August 7, 2009

"Our soldiers overseas deserve a beer," Delaware Online, August 7, 2009

"Regulating cannabis in California: Puff, puff, pay," The Economist, August 6, 2009

"Police deny 'war on drugs' has simply pushed crime elsewhere," Camden (NJ) New Journal, August 6, 2009

"Uribe wins some, loses some on whirlwind tour," AP, August 6, 2009

"Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2010," Examiner, August 6, 2009

"Tanzanian 'drug mule' arrested in Swaziland demands to see lawyer," This Day: The Voice of Transparency (Tanzania, East Africa), August 6, 2009

"Pregnant Briton jailed in Laos going home," AP, August 6, 2009

"US drug aid to Mexico faces delay," BBC News, August 6, 2009

"Iran hangs 24 in mass execution," Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), August 6, 2009

"Mexico government defends arrest at church," Latin American Herald Tribune, August 6, 2009

"Witness murder plot involved drug case, prosecutor says," St. Louis (MO) Dispatch, August 6, 2009

"Drug trafficking grows in Peru, report says," Latin American Herlad Tribune, August 6, 2009

"Cocaine madness," New Statesman (UK), August 6, 2009

"Guatemalan drug traffickers flaunt local support," Reuters / Asia One, August 6, 2009

"Mexico faces deadly bargain," Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, AK), August 6, 2009

"FBI storms wrong home in East Charlotte," WSOC-TV (Charlotte, NC), August 5, 2009

"Doctor gets 30 year sentence,"BainBrigeGa.com - Community News, August 5, 2009

"Combative canines: Police deal with animals," Telegram (UK), August 5, 2009

"Racism charged in Los Angeles as economy goes to pot," Send2Press Newswire, August 5, 2009

"Judge rules against re-enactment of fatal police shooting," LimaOhio.com, August 5, 2009

"S[an] D[iego] Co[unty] temporarily bans medical pot dispensaries," SFGate / AP, August 5, 2009

"US Senator slows anti-drug aid to Mexico," Reuters, August 5, 2009

"Police shooting ruled accidental," Akron (OH) Beacon Journal, August 5, 2009

"Helping America's least wanted," The Washington Post, August 5, 2009

"Higher ground: Where will Christians fall when the marijuana debate lights up?" Patrol Magazine, August 5, 2009

"Is Gulf Cartel's alleged boss ready to talk?" Houston (TX) Chronicle, August 5, 2009

"Black-booked: The Black Guerrilla Family prison gang sought legitimacy, but got indictments," Baltimore (MD) City Paper, August 5, 2009

"Our substance abuse policy doesn't add up," Times Herald-Record Online (Middletown, NY), August 5, 2009

"Mexican bishops protest police raid during mass," Catholic Culture: News Briefs, August 5, 2009

"Contempt complaint dismissed in medical marijuana case," Montrose (CO) Daily Press, August 5, 2009

"Drug demand leads to violence: Committee suggests higher drug restrictions for college students," The Daily Texan (University of Texas-Austin), August 5, 2009

"Tug-of-war for LTTE drug carter," Ministry of Defence (Sri Lanka), August 5, 2009

"Day 1 of salvia ban results in 3 O[cean] C[ity] arrests," Delmarva Daily Times, August 5, 2009

"D.C. report card on AIDS shows some improvement," Washington Post, August 5, 2009

"Hospital is region's first to use ketamine on kids," UK Gazette Live, August 5, 2009

"Holder: Jail is not only crime solution," Chicago Tribune, August 4, 2009

"San Bernardino County extends moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries," Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise, August 4, 2009

" Playing a deadly game with AIDS," New York Times, August 4, 2009

"Uribe tours South America to explain US bases in Colombia," MercoPress, August 4, 2009

"Does the pot pill work?" CBS News, August 4, 2009

"Anti-opium drive hurts Afghan economy," CCTV / Asia Today, August 4, 2009

"Ruling recommended in religious marijuana case," Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal, August 4, 2009

"Mexico ill-equipped to handle surge in addiction," Newsweek, August 4, 2009

"Whittier Planning Commission seeks limit on dosage for proposed medical marijuana dispensary," Whittier (CA) Daily News, August 4, 2009

"Drug charity director sues after he is wrongly targeted by sniffer dogs," Telegraph (UK), August 4, 2009

"Only drop-in needle exchange center in Minnesota closes due to lack of funding," Kaiser Family Foundation Daily Reports, August 4, 2009

"Afghan gov't strives to bring down increasing poppy cultivation," China View, August 4, 2009

"Man arrested for too much medical marijuana," NBC-2 WBBH News (Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples, FL), August 4, 2009

"Meth law stands," STLToday.com (St. Louis, MO), August 4, 2009

"Drug cartel suspect seized in church raid," Washington Post, August 4, 2009

"Visalia police use taser to subdue suspect," Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Advance-Register (CA), August 4, 2009

"Britain agonizes over Afghanistan," Asia Sentinel, August 4, 2009

"Michael Douglas' son arrested for drugs," The Daily Inquirer, August 4, 2009

"Drug czar responds to outraged marijuana supporters," Opposing Views, August 3, 2009

"Oakland pot tax fuels statewide campaign," Sacramento (CA) Bee, August 3, 2009

"Marijuana's distant cousin: America's war against hemp," Examiner, August 3, 2009

"Police role in school anti-drug policy clarified," BrookfieldNOW (WI), August 3, 2009

"Let's reclaim our independence and legalise marijuana," Jamaica Observer, August 3, 2009

"Fake feds raid Franklin man's home," WISH-TV (Franklin, IN), August 3, 2009

"Company tables medical marijuana for swine flu," ABC News, August 3, 2009

"No more opium, no more money for Afghan villagers," AP, August 3, 2009

"Obama, Calderon and Harper to stress North American cooperation at summit," Mexidata.info, August 3, 2009

"Board to consider marijuana zoning, One-Stop Center operations," Lake County (Lakeport, CA) News, August 3, 2009

"Dr. Jocelyn Elders: Americans need to be more healthy," New America Media, August 3, 2009

"Tough choices in Afghanistan," Pocono Record (PA), August 3, 2009

"Medical-marijuana proposal needs petitions to make ballot," Tallahassee.com (FL), August 3, 2009

"Organised crime eludes police despite crackdown," NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands), August 3, 2009

"Mexican officials defend drug war strategy as deaths rise," Dallas (TX) News, Augst 3, 2009

"Gil Kerlikowske is a damned liar," Salem News, August 3, 2009

"Police arrested in Mexico drug operations," AP, August 2, 2009

"Pot clinic sees spike in patients under 30," The Coloradoan (Ft. Collins, CO), August 2, 2009

"Drug war may be losing support in Mexico," Austin (TX) American-Statesman, August 2, 2009

"Cannabis as a treatment against H1N1 swine flu," Salem News, August 2, 2009

"Tensions grow in Afghanistan as villagers get rid of opium, fall into poverty," Los Angeles Times, August 2, 2009

"Call off the drugs war urge MPs," The Mirror (London, England), August 2, 2009

"Britain's drug fighting role in Afghanistan a 'poisoned chalice,' say MPs," Telegraph (UK), August 2, 2009

"Don't let a bureaucractic glitch halt needle-exchange programs," Delaware Online, August 1, 2009

"Wyatt: Pot question sparks surprising reaction," Modesto (CA) Bee, August 1, 2009

"Washington supports exchanges of needles," New York Times, July 31, 2009

"Congress looks to lift two-decade ban on federal needle exchange funds," The Washington Independent, July 31, 2009

"Dushanbe summit vows to curb drug menace," DAWN, July 31, 2009

"Why Mexican crystal meth is America's problem," Global Post, July 31, 2009

"Two years of toking it up: No citations issued since Measure Y downgraded pot," Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press, July 31, 2009

"International effort urged to combat Afghan drug smuggling," China View, July 31, 2009

"Police vow to continue zero tolerance in drug crime fight," The Bolton News (UK), July 31, 2009

"A cure for the US: Marijuana taxes," Jamaica Observer, July 31, 2009

"U.S. allowed Afghan drug lords to survive," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 30, 2009

"Revealed -- California cops are trained 'marijuana is not medicine,'" SFWeekly / Chronic City, July 30, 2009

"Presidents meet for security summit in Tajikistan," AFP, July 30, 2009

"Women's groups split by Afghanistan policy," Huffington Post, July 30, 2009

"Bill on cocaine sentencing passes House panel," The Virginian-Pilot, July 30, 2009

"New Afghan narcotics policy yielding results: Holbrooke," RTTNews, July 30, 2009

"Ill-gotten gains put to good use by feds: Wealth seized from criminals up for auction online," Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 30, 2009

"Police 'cannot win drugs war and should focus on damage limitation,'" Times Online (UK), July 30, 2009

"Colombian soldiers to go to Afghanistan by September," Colombia Reports, July 30, 2009

"Obama hypocritical on drug policy," The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, SC), July 30, 2009

"Pruning pot spots," Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2009

"Suspected drug-related violence leaves 17 dead in North Mexico," RTTNews, July 30, 2009

"Medvedev to meet with Tajik, Afghan, and Pakastani leaders," RIA Novosti (Russia), July 30, 2009

"Florida's marijuana boom: House-grown, and potent," Time, July 30, 2009

"Ultralight planes cross border with drugs," Grass Valley (AZ) News & Sun, July 30, 2009

"Cannabis Science to apply to the FDA to utilize their first track procedures to help speed the approval," PR-USA, July 30, 2009

"Border Patrol agents targeted by rocks," Sahuarita Sun (Grass Valley, AZ), July 29, 2009

"Fasten your seatbelts for battle to legalize marijuana," Fresno (CA) Bee, July 29, 2009

"US 'wait-and-see' attitude on new Mexican drug law," Fox 12 Idaho, July 29, 2009

"Tokin' politics," CQ Politics, July 29, 2009

"Police to drug-test Sussex suspects on arrest," The Argus (UK), July 29, 2009

"San Mateo County releases applications for medical pot collectives," Palo Alto (CA) Daily News, July 29, 2009

"O[cean] C[ity] moves forward with ban on salvia," Delmarva Daily Times, July 29, 2009

"Ventura to consider nonprofit medical pot outlets," Ventura County (CA) Star, July 29, 2009

"Datong playing vital role in war on crime," Yorkshire Post (UK), July 29, 2009

"Santa Barbara Council revisits medical marijuana ordinance," Noozhawk (Santa Barbara, CA), July 29, 2009

"Drugs pose huge challenge for Afghan poll victor," AP, July 29, 2009

"Walter Cronkite recognized failed wars," Detroit (MI) News, July 29, 2009

"Ex-deputy coroner agrees to plea deal," Billings (WY) Gazette, July 28, 2009

"Santa Cruz passes 6 month medical marijuana moratorium," Examiner, July 28, 2009

"Guatemala: Casualty of war in US against drugs and national security," Guatemala News, July 28, 2009

"New strategy urged in Mexico," Washington Post, July 28, 2009

"LA Council creates hardships with denials," City Watch (Los Angeles, CA), July 28, 2009

"Editorial: U.S. sends wrong message to Latin American," San Francisco (CA) Examiner, July 28, 2009

"Afghanistan: two justice systems for the poor and rich," IPS News, July 28, 2009

"Former Met detective accused of smuggling cocaine," The London Paper, July 28, 2009

"Police: Man impersonated officer, stole pot from men," Hartford (CT) Courant, July 28, 2009

"Mexico police name suspect in border agent death," KSWT 13 CBS News (Yuma, AZ), July 28, 2009

"Drug incident at Ala. Statehouse upsets lawmakers," Opelika-Auburn (AL) News, July 28, 2009

"Deputy Prime Minister: 'The number of drug addicts has increased in Azerbaijan,'" APA (Baku, Azerbaijan), July 28, 2009

"Slain Juarez cartel lieutenant was informant," KGAN CBS 2 (Cedar Rapids, IA), July 28, 2009

"LA City Council considers marijuana tax," Examiner, July 28, 2009

"Mexican drug cartels exporting murder to U.S., experts fear," Toronto Star (Canada), July 28, 2009

"Breckenridge looks at marijuana regulations," CBS 4 (Denver, CO), July 28, 2009

"Dealer spared jail after admitting supplying to friends," Warrington Guardian (UK), July 28, 2009

"Gap rap: the Gates arrest and the local context," Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 27, 2009

"British minister announces further UK development support to the Afghanistan government," Relief Web, July 27, 2009

"Mexic[o] to try special courts to handle addicted offenders," Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, July 27, 2009

"19th-century lessons for today's drug war policies," Chronicle of Higher Education, Jul 27, 2009

"First detoxification centre opens," Minivan News (Maldives), July 27, 2009

"Drug court students help with zoo," KXMC 13 (Minot, ND), July 27, 2009

"Artifact plundering seen as drug crime," KRQE (Albuquerque, NM), July 27, 2009

"The drug war has replaced the cold war," Modesto (CA) Bee, July 27, 2009

"Drug war a problem on both sides of the border," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, July 27, 2009

"Marijuana reimbursement claims highlight how pot could be gold mine for employers," Workforce Management, July 27, 2009

"Tons of Afghan opium and heroin destroyed," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, July 27, 2009

"Drug war's wrong focus," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 27, 2009

"Marijuana mine in limbo," The Times (Johannesburg, South Africa), July 27, 2009

"Suspect in killing of border agent is arrested," New York Times, July 27, 2009

"Judge defends marijuana sentence," Rapid City (SD) Journal, July 26, 2009

"No end to violence in blood-soaked Mexican state," AP, July 26, 2009

"Green Cross issues press release condeming Oakland marijuana tax," The Examiner, July 26, 2009

"U.S. Border Patrol agent killed in Calif.," USA Today, July 26, 2009

"Republican moms for marijuana: 'Time to legalize is now,'" Colorado Daily, July 26, 2009

"Pot trade rampant in California," AP / Austin (TX) American-Statesman, July 26, 2009

"Needle exchange bill passes House," UPI, JUly 25, 2009

"Medical marijuana hits roadblock," San Diego Union-Tribune, July 25, 2009

"State Sen. Fasano targets pill mills with new legislation," The Suncoast New (New Port Richey, FL) July 25, 2009

"Public can weigh in on medical marijuana," DesMoines (IA) Register, July 25, 2009

"Drive to legalize marijuana rolls on in California," CNN, July 24, 2009

"Momentum builds to equalize cocaine penalties," Washington Post, July 24, 2009

"Kerlikowske finds ideology," Rolling Stone, July 24, 2009

"Medical marijuana use & benefits: a reprise," Salem News, July 24, 2009

"Mexican navy presents new craft for anti-drug fight," Latin American Herald Tribune, July 24, 2009

"Here we go again: Early morning amendments threaten HIV prevention, research, reproductive health," RH Reality Check, July 24, 2009

"Marijuana, money, and the media," SF Weekly / The Snitch, July 24, 2009

"Iran: Senior diplomat calls for help to stop drug trade," Trend News (Azerbaijan), July 24, 2009

"Mexico 'narco junior' teenagers escape jail," Reuters, July 24, 2009

"Court ruling seen impacting state's drug prosecutions," Gloucester (MA) Daily Times, July 24, 2009

"Is Mexico under attack by its military?" Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2009

"Drug use and addiction in war," Ethiopian Reviews, July 24, 2009

"Police search offices of Michael Jackson's doctor for evidence of manslaughter," Medical News Today, July 24, 2009

"Attack in Mexico kills four policemen," Press TV, July 24, 2009

"Westlake reaffirms anti-pot stance as shuttered shop sues," Ventura County (CA) Star, July 24, 2009

"Mexican drug cartel suspect opens up about operations," CNN, July 23, 2009

"Stop sentence entrapment in drug case prosecutions," Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 23, 2009

"Police cocaine torches under fire," The Publican, July 23, 2009

"U.S. shifts Afghan narcotics strategy," New York Times, July 23, 2009

"US escalates war plans in Latin America," Global Researcher, July 23, 2009

"Sessions and 'that crack cocaine thing,'" Politico, July 23, 2009

"Tajik official says security stabilizing in East," Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, July 23, 2009

"With 'med pot' raids halted, selling grass grows greener," Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2009

"Mexican cartels target polygamist Mormon sect," MSNBC, July 23, 2009

"Treat, don't jail, drug users," Chicago (IL) Daily Herald, July 23, 2009

"Bureaucratic bud," Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), July 23, 2009

"Mexican drug lords sport flashy, goofy nicknames," AP, July 23, 2009

"Drug czar says U.S. won't back pot legalization," Fresno (CA) Bee, July 22, 2009

"A medical pot activist spends a night in jail for talking back to deputies at OC fair," Orange County (CA) News, July 22, 2009

"House Subcommittee unanimously votes to equalize cocaine punishment," PR Newswire, July 22, 2009

"Calif. pot legalization may be on 2010 ballot," CBS 5 (San Francisco, CA), July 22, 2009

"U.S. Atty. General Holder urgers prosecutors to 'never forget' sense of right and wrong," Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal, July 22, 2009

"Oakland voters approve tax on medical marijuana," Los Angeles Times, July 22, 2009

"How Afghanistan's war is spilling into Central Asia," Time, July 22, 2009

"Medical-marijuana patient heads to trial," Colorado Daily, July 22, 2009

"S.C. could extend moratorium on new medical pot dispensaries," San Jose (CA) Mercury, July 22, 2009

"Mexican drug cartels branching out across globe," Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 22, 2009

"Pharmacy board rips pot activist's record," DesMoines (IA) Register, July 22, 2009

"Drug cartel could be link to blossoming poppy fields," KATU.com (Portland, OR), July 22, 2009

"Mr. Castaneda goes to Oaksterdam," San Diego (CA) Reader, July 22, 2009

"US failed war on drugs is killing Guatemala," Guatemala Times, July 22, 2009

"Medical pot company leaves Manitoba mine," Vancouver Sun (Canada), July 22, 2009

"Cronkite was right about this 'war,' too," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 22, 2009

"Chula Vista adopts moratorium for medical marijuana," San Diego (CA) 6 News, July 22, 2009

"Palace wages war vs 'narco-politics,'" Phillipine Information Agency, July 22, 2009

"Medical marijuana hearings planned," DesMoines (IA) Register, July 22, 2009

"U.S. bombs poppy crop to cut Taliban drug ties," CNN, July 21, 2009

"Obama's drug chief looks to Baltimore for ideas," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 21, 2009

"Mexican-style war on drugs sought," Manila Standard (Phillipines), July 21, 2009

"Health board nixes change to Colo. pot use," AP, July 21, 2009.

"Drug business pays dividends in Tajikistan" DAWN, July 21, 2009

"U.S. indictments target Mexico's Gulf cartel" Los Angeles Times, July 21, 2009

"In one Afghan province, votes for President could turn on loss of poppy income" Washington Post, July 21, 2009

"Board of Pharmacy to discuss possible public hearing on medical marijuana use," Radio Iowa, July 21, 2009

"Police crackdowns may encourage drug use," Ethiopian Review, July 21, 2009

"Marijuana laws are enticing, but remain pipe dreams," San Francisco (CA) Examiner, July 21, 2009

"City police officer shot during drug raid settles suit against city," New York Times, July 20, 2009

"[Rhode Island] Senate commission to study marijuana decriminalization," Ethiopian Review, July 20, 2009

"Sioux City judge getting national attention for crack-dealing sentences," Radio Iowa, July 20, 2009

"Murders posted on YouTube," Scotsman News, July 20, 2009

"Is anti-pot hysteria waning at the Times?" Reason: Hit and Run, July 20, 2009

"Apple approves iPhone marijuana app on medical grounds," Macworld UK, July 20, 2009

"For sale: Leopard skin Rolex and maybe some frozen sharks," Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2009

"Authorities target submerged vehicles along border," Dallas (TX) Morning News / AP, July 20, 2009

"Colorado Board of Health may revise marijuana law," Denver (CO) Post, July 19, 2009

"Mexican police officers arrested over murder of federal agents," Telegraph (UK), July 19, 2009

"State medical marijuana centers get green light," The Brown Daily Herald (RI), July 19, 2009

"If marijuana is legal, will addiction rise?" New York Times, July 19, 2009

"South Korea deploys cloned drug-sniffing dogs," AP, July 19, 2009

"Warner: Americans fleeced long enough in futile and failed war on drugs," Forth Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, July 19, 2009

"Legalization backlash," Santa Rosa (CA) Press-Democrat, July 19, 2009

"Venezuela's drug trafficking role is growing fast, U.S. report says," Washington Post, July 19, 2009

"Lawmakers cautiously weigh in on marijuana legalization bill," Eureka (CA) Times-Standard, July 19, 2009.

"Sales brisk for Mendocino pot ID tags," Santa Rosa (CA) Press-Democrat, July 18, 2009

"US anti-drug force flies last flight from Ecuador," AP, July 18, 2009

"California sprouts marijuana 'green rush' amid calls for legalization, taxation," Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2009

"Mexico: 1,000 cops, U.S. join fight," Chicago (IL) Tribune, July 17, 2009.

"Pot collectives apply to operate dispensaries," The Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun, July 17, 2009

"Cop faces court over 12 drug charges," Australian Broadcasting Corporation, July 17, 2009

"Keep working on marijuana legislation," Concord (NH) Monitor, July 17, 2009

"Drug lab at UMass reprieved," The Republican (MA), July 17, 2009

"Mexico beefs up 'drug war' forces" BBC News, July 17, 2009

"Colombia extradites FARC captor," BBC News, July 16, 2009

"Congress threatens free needle exchange in D.C.," Washington City Paper / The Sexist (blog), July 16, 2009

"U.S. security firms vie for Mexican drug war work," Reuters, July 16, 2009

" [Rep.] Sessions to do that 'crack cocaine' thing?" AP, July 16, 2009

" S.D. County, Chula Vista get funds to fight drug cartels," KPBS (CA), July 16, 2009

"US Congress ends decades-long obstruction of D.C. medical marijuana law," Common Dreams, July 16, 2009

"United States says Venezuela undermines drug fight," Reuters, July 16, 2009

"Mexico rejects any drug gang deal," BBC News, July 16, 2009

"Mark Leno's aptly named 'joint resolution' in support of medical pot passes Senate committee," SF Weekly / The Snitch (blog), July 16, 2009

"Mexican gang leader offers drug war truce," The Guardian (UK), July 16, 2009

"Push to tax medical marijuana in Calif.," KABC-TV Los Angeles (CA), July 16, 2009

"W[est Virginia] to expand drug-court program," AP / Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, July 16, 2009

"The challenge is not becoming drug free but to develop a meaningful lifestyle" Wales Online, July 16, 2009

"Pentagon says won't ban smoking for troops in war zone" Breaking News 24/7, July 16, 2009

"Amendment on needle exchange program worries AIDS activists" Washington Post, July 16, 2009

"UK 'cocaine capital of Europe'" Ethiopian Review, July 16, 2009

"Rotary Club listens to 'Sensible Drug Policy' perspective," NewsLanc.com (Lancaster, PA), July 15, 2009

"Medical marijuana raid raises question: What's Obama's drug policy?," McClatchy / Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer, July 15, 2009

"US dismayed at Afghan release of drug smugglers," Reuters, July 15, 2009

"Calif. tax officials: legal pot would bring in $1.4B," AP, July 15, 2009

"House budget bill threatens D.C. needle exchange," Washington Examiner, July 15, 2009

"Mexican drug hitmen kill mayor in revenge attack," Reuters, July 15, 2009

"Packed prisons carry a price," Omaha (NE) World-Herald, July 15,2009.

"The cannabis conundrum," Jamaica Observer, July 15, 2009

"12 federal agents are slain in Mexico," Washington Post, July 15, 2009

"Move to legalize marijuana takes root,"Los Angeles Times, July 15, 2009

"County tables medipot law," Corning (CA) Observer, July 14, 2009.

"House Subcommittee members seek to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders," Talk Radio News Service, July 14, 2009

"New database to help combat prescription drug abuse," South Linconld County (OR) News, July 14, 2009

"Drug cartels launch Mexico's 'Tet offensive'," Christian Science Monitor, July 14, 2009

"Just the marijuana facts, Doc. No, wait -- the REAL facts," SF Weekly / The Snitch (blog) (blog), July 14, 2009

"25 years in prison for pot? Drug warrior Congressman's idea is way obsolete," Alternet, July 14, 2009

"Tortured bodies discovered alongside Mexican road," In the News (UK), July 14, 2009

"Senate stingy, House soft on D.C. budget," Washington Examiner, July 14, 2009

"Cottleville officials support marijuana for medical use," St. Louis (MO) Post Dispatch, July 14, 2009

"Mexico must end abuse of migrants," Arizona Star, July 14, 2009

"Common sense on needle exchange," Boston (MA) Globe, July 14, 2009

"Inside Holland's 'half baked' pot policy," CBS News, July 14, 2009

"Victoria accepts 'crack kit' distribution," Nanaimo Bulletin (Canada), July 13, 2009

"41 percent support pot legalization," CBS News, July 13, 2009

"DEA expands in Afghanistan," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 13, 2009

"Under the counter drugs," Seacoast Online (NH), July 13, 2009

"Mexico nabs 2 over attacks on police," Press TV, July 13, 2009

"Cocaine A&E cases hit record high," BBC News, July 13, 2009

"DEA, pilot spar over war zone assignment," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 13, 2009

"California edges closer to legalizing and taxing marijuana (video)," Salem News, July 13, 2009

"Mexican drug gang unleashed against government," The Examiner, July 13, 2009

"America's jail crisis," Forbes, July 13, 2009

"Override veto of medical marijuana bill," Seacoast Online (NH), July 13, 2009

"It's poppycock to grow crops here but destroy them in Afghanistan," Telegraph (UK), July 13, 2009

"Iran boosts crackdown on smugglers," Press TV, July 13, 2009

"High stakes: a call to legalize marijuana," CBS News, July 12, 2009

"Legalize pot? Why not?," San Jose (CA) Mercury, July 12, 2009

"Mexican police kill one gunman in Michoacan violence," Voice of America, July 12, 2009

"Judge's gag order on marijuana advocate Bob Newland raises questions," Rapid City (SD) Journal, July 11, 2009

"Closing the gap: Obama could fix cocaine sentencing," Newsweek, July 11, 2009

"Colombia kills drug baron hippo; BBC News, July 11, 2009

"Panel drops ban on needle-exchange funds; CQ Politics, July 10, 2009

"Lynch vetoes medical marijuana legislation," UPI, July 10, 2009

"City puts brakes on medical pot clubs," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, July 10, 2009

"Guns, germs, and recession: the curse on Mexican tourism," Ethiopian Review, July 10, 2009

"Gov. Lynch: No decision on medical pot bill," Seacoast Online (NH), July 10, 2009

"Open letter to Congress: End the insane drug war now!," Online Journal, July 10, 2009

"West Sac[ramento] puts moratorium on opening of medical pot outlets," Sacramento (CA) Bee, July 10, 2009

"26 AIDS activists arrested protesting needle-exchange waffling," Towleroad, July 9, 2009

"Resident dogs help ease tension in court," KOMO News (Seattle, WA), July 9, 2009

"Torture by Mexican government in drug war highlights U.S. loss of credibility on human rights," Think Progress, July 9, 2009

"Limit proposal upsets medical marijuana providers," CBS 4 (Denver, CO), July 9, 2009

"Activist with Minn. ties killed in Mexico," KAAL-TV (Austin, MN), July 9, 2009

"Drug czar: Michael Jackson's death a 'wake-up call,'" CNN Political Ticker, July 9, 2009

"Mexico accused of torture in drug war," Washington Post, July 9, 2009

"House panel OKs D.C. budget without abortion, pot amendments," Washington Examiner, July 9, 2009

"Poppy cultivation in Kashmir," News Track India, July 9, 2009

"Snitch: the (involuntary) confessions of a confidential informant," New Times, July 9, 2009

"Sticker shock for drug dealers," Richmond BizSense, July 9, 2009

"Medical marijuana: 'Safe medicine' or crime magnet?," Grass Valley (CA) Union, July 9, 2009

"US-trained death squads?," Mother Jones, July 9, 2009

"California TV stations 'just say no' to drug policy ad," Huffington Post, July 8, 2009

"Army feeble as murders surge in Mexico drug war," Reuters, July 8, 2009

"Doctors say an FDA ban on Vicodin and Percocet would limit their treatment options," Palm Beach (FL) Post, July 8, 2009

"Read the never-before-published letter from LSD-inventor Albert Hoffman to Apple CEO Steve Jobs," Huffington Post, July 8, 2009

"Santa Clara County authorities must return seized assets to criminals, suspects," San Jose (CA) Mercury, July 8, 2009

"L.A. targets cannabis clubs," Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2009

"Drug trafficking, military coups key threats to West Africa: UN envoy," Xinhua News (China), July 8, 2009

"Pro-marijuana ad pushes pot as Calif. budget fix," AP, July 8, 2009

"Anti-crime activist and neighbor killed in Mexico," AP, July 8, 2009

"Landmark needle exchange program closing down," The Globe and Mail (Vancouver), July 8, 2009

"Trade deal would reduce drug flow," Miami (FL) Herald, July 8, 2009

"D.C. medical marijuana passes another hurdle," Washington City Paper, July 7, 2009

"Challenging American 'justice': American Violet kicks off summer alternative film series at the Lobero Theatre," Santa Barbara (CA) Independent, July 7, 2009

"Pain clinic tests patients for marijuana use," Opposing Views, July 7, 2009

"Drug war ceasefire holds for Mich. medical marijuana users," The Michigan Messenger, July 7, 2009

"Clean syringe exchange tries to reduce risky behavior," KPBS (San Diego, CA), July 7, 2009

"Pot crusader has high hopes," Lethbridge (Alberta) Herald, July 7, 2009

"Bangladesh a transit point for drug trafficking," Narinjara News (Bangladesh), July 7, 2009

"Hemp stores take unneeded hit from Tobacco Act amendment," Edmonton (Alberta) Journal, July 7, 2009

"Local medical pot provider accused of dealing drugs," KGTV San Diego (CA), July 7, 2009

"Prisoner crowding is cited after riot," Boston (MA) Globe, July 7, 2009

"Michael Phelps ads prove a new cultural tolerance of marijuana," Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2009

"Guard arrested for allegedly bringing drugs into jail," Eureka (CA) Times-Standard, July 7, 2009

"Medical marijuana bill nearing Lynch's desk," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, July 7, 2009

"Canadian border gains more attention," The Tennessean, July 7, 2009

"Obama, Medvedev announce new Afghan cooperation," CBS News, July 6, 2009

"Rhode Island studies marijuana decriminalization," Cato @ Liberty, July 6, 2009

"The patriot's guide to legalization," Mother Jones, July 6, 2009

"Downtown Eastside agency loses funding," The Province (Vancouver, BC), July 6, 2009

"Florida approves drug monitoring program," American Medical News, July 6, 2009

"Ditch the liar's law. Any questions?," Mother Jones, July 6, 2009

"Yale and University of Malaya join forces to battle HIV in prisons," Media-Newswire, July 6, 2009

"Medical marijuana and psychiatric conditions," The Examiner, July 6, 2009

"Calderon's ruling party slips in Mexico," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 6, 2009

"Can weed save the arts in California?," News Junkie Post, July 5, 2009

"Prevention Works! in and around DC," The Examiner, July 5, 2009

"Republicans would be wise to support medical marijuana, too," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, July 5, 2009

"Drug war, economy weigh on Mexico midterm election," AP, July 5, 2009

"1 in 4 DWI drivers impaired by drugs, experts say," Shreveport (LA) Times, July 5, 2009

"Pot store opens in Windsor," Fort Collins (CO) Coloradoan, July 5, 2009

"U.S.-Mexico fight against drugs," Voice of American News, July 5, 2009

"S.C.'s tight medical marijuana pot rules protect users and law enforcment after recent court ruling," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, July 4, 2009

"Update: Mexican drug war violence," Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 4, 2009

"Argument in favor of legalizing pot builds potency," Salinas Californian, July 3, 2009

"Color-blindness, racism, and disparate impact," The Atlantic, July 3, 2009

"Narcotics are moved by markets, not the 'war on drugs'," Money Week, July 3, 2009

"State officials announce new addiction treatment initiative," WCAX (VT), July 3, 2009

"Bentley driver's slaying in L.A. might have cartel link," Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2009

"Q+A: Opium and Afghanistan's insurgency," Reuters, July 3, 2009

"Extra troops fail to staunch Mexico bloodshed," AP, July 3, 2009

"Drug-cartel links haunt an election south of border," ,Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2009

"Powerful hallucinogen legal - for anyone - to buy," , KOB-TV (Albuquerque, NM), July 3, 2009

"Honor our hemp-raising patriots," Daily Kos, July 2, 2009

"Pot-based biotech firm hires investor relations firm," Silicon Beat, July 2, 2009

"Drugs policy needs shaking up: Report," Dutch News, July 2, 2009

"Police call in drug enforcement agents to probe Michael Jackson's death," Daily Mail (UK), July 2, 2009

"Marijuana should be allowed; Sri Lanka Indigenous Medicine Minister says," NIDAHASA News (Sri Lanka), July 2, 2009

"Waynesboro police: Psychedelic mushroom bust largest ever," Culpeper (VA) Star-Exponent, July 2, 2009

"Painkillers at a crossroads as FDA decision looms," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, July 2, 2009

"Chronic city: court says patients can collectively grow medical marijuana," SF Weekly, July 1, 2009

"Medical marijuana backers wary as ID cards readied," Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise, July 1, 2009

"Medicinal cannabis bill voted down," 3 News (New Zealand), July 1, 2009

"Obama could send 1,500 National Guard troops to Mexican border," Christian Science Monitor, July 1, 2009

"Medical marijuana milestone: Zip ties sold," Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, July 1, 2009

"Deposed Honduran [President] accused of drug ties," AP, July 1, 2009

"'Rachel's Law' provides uniform standards for police informants," Hernando (FL) Today, July 1, 2009

"Panel recommends ban on 2 popular painkillers," New York Times, July 1, 2009

"State legislators table medicinal marijuana bill," Delmarva Daily Times, July 1, 2009

"Police bust 21 students in university drug sweep," 24-7 Press Release / FindLaw PR, July 1, 2009

"Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans for Medical Marijuana Access," The Examiner, July 1, 2009

"City moves against pot dispensaries, prompting anger," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 30, 2009

"Face-to-face with Afghanistan's opium addiction," Australian Broadcasting Corporation, June 30, 2009

"Tentacles of drug trafficking extend widely in Costa Rica," Latin American Herald Tribune, June 30, 2009

"This is your war on drugs," Mother Jones, June 30, 2009

"Medical marijuana goes mainstream," San Jose (CA) Mercury, June 30, 2009

"New drug crisis strategy," Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune, June 30, 2009

"Mexico frees 3 mayors for alleged drug ties," AP, June 30, 2009

"Group wants Lynch to veto medical pot bill," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, June 30, 2009

"Two Judges target penalty disparity for crack and powder cocaine offenses," Washington Post, June 29, 2009

"Two killed, 93 'corrupt cops' held in Mexico's drug war," RTTNews, June 29, 2009

"Herger fights for funding for drug enforcement on federal lands," American Chronicle, June 29, 2009

"The illegal quarter: Salvia Divinorum also banned in North Carolina," WebWire, June 29, 2009

"Michael Jackson probably OD'd -- just like thousands of Americans who fall victim to our overdose epidemic," Alternet, June 29, 2009

"Mass. prison system overcrowded; Patrick aims to fix it," MetroWest Daily News (Framingham, MA), June 29, 2009

"House subcommittee OKs pot on D.C. ballot," Washington Examiner, June 28, 2009

"Standoff over troop presence on border," Concord (NH) Monitor, June 28, 2009

"Good news from Colombia drug war masks increased production from Peru and Bolivia," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, June 28, 2009

"Traffickers assembling navy of drug-toting subs," Miami (FL) Herald, June 28, 2009

"US-built brides is windfall - for illegal Afghan drug trade," Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, June 28, 2009

"UN pushes harm reduction model," Edmonton (Alberta) Sun, June 28, 2009

"Thinking outside the cellblock: Salt Lake County aims to free more jail space by more counseling," Salt Lake (UT) Tribune, June 27, 2009

"Holbrooke: US changing Afghan drug policy," AP, June 27, 2009

"Hoping for change in Guinea-Bissau," BBC, June 27, 2009

"Defendant can cross-examine forensic experts, Supreme Court rules," Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2009

"Our View: Build on success of needle exchange," Delaware Online, June 26, 2009

"Submarines: Outlawed," Strategy Page, June 26, 2009

"Doctors to aid efforts of drug rehab centers," The International Herald-Tribune (Greece and Cyprus), June 26, 2009

"Cocaine Wars Head South," Tico Times (Costa Rica), June 26, 2009

"NH gov still wary of medical marijuana," Examiner, June 26, 2009

"Medicinal cannabis bill," Scoop Independent News (New Zealand), June 26, 2009

"Cubs' Soto tested positive for marijuana at WBC," AP, June 25, 2009

"Supreme Court rejects school strip search," Reuters, June 25, 2009

"Cops return stolen marijuana," KDVR-TV (Boulder, CO), June 25, 2009

"Surprise plea bargains end mega medical marijuana case," Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register, June 25, 2009

"Americans are living and dying in a militarized police state; Examiner, June 25, 2009

"After lawmakers' OK, marijuana bill goes to Lynch," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, June 25, 2009

"Holder seeks support for cocaine-sentencing parity," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 25, 2009

"Op-Ed: A misguided 'war on drugs'," New York Times, June 25, 2009

"Education Dept. to simplify aid forms, seeks other changes," Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, June 25, 2009

"China executes 10 traffickers ahead of anti-drugs day," Monsters and Critics, June 25, 2009

"Violent crime soaring as cocaine costs rise," Edmonton Sun (Canada), June 25, 2009

"Methadone clinic sues DuBois," Courier-Express (DuBois, ID), June 25, 2009

"Afghan farmers ditch opium for saffron," Asia Times, June 25, 2009

"Legislature passes medical marijuana bill," AP / WMUR-TV (Manchester, NH), June 24, 2009

"UN backs drug decriminalization in World Drug Report," Huffington Post, June 24, 2009

"Solano to allow medical marijuana ID cards," San Francisco Chronicle (CA), June 24, 2009

"Mandatory sentences don't work," MetroWest Daily News (MA), June 24, 2009

"Medicinal marijuana dispensaries open in Wash.," Seattle Times (WA), June 24, 2009

"Change sought in Florida prison system," Miami Herald, June 24, 2009

"Maverick mayoral candidate wants to build pot industry in Flint," Michigan Live, June 24, 2009

"Pot dispensary moratorium approved in Santa Cruz," San Jose (CA) Mercury, June 24, 2009

"Special Report: Reporting, and surviving, in Ciudad Juarez," Committee to Protect Journalists, June 24, 2009

"County supervisors OK issuance of pot ID cards," San Diego Union-Tribune, June 24, 2009

"Canada top ecstasy producer: report," The Globe and Mail (Candada), June 24, 2009

"San Bernardino County gets ready for medical marijuana," Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise, June 23, 2009

"In Colombia, drug war targets 'narcosubs'," Christian Science Monitor, June 23, 2009

"Marijuana bill restrictions," The Times of Trenton (NJ), June 23, 2009

"Mexican cartel battle shifts," El Paso (TX) Times, June 23, 2009

"Mayor sues over dog-killing raid," Washington Times, June 23, 2009

"Barney Frank introduces marijuana legislation," Huffington Post, June 23, 2009

"Groups want end to drug offense executions," United Press International (London), June 23, 2009

"APD Officer Loses Gun, Fails Drug Test," CBS Atlanta (GA), June 23, 2009

"San Bernardino County Health Department to present proposed fees for medical marijuana ID cards," Inland Valley (CA) Daily Bulletin, June 22, 2009

"Rhode Island will license medical marijuana shops," AlterNet, June 22, 2009

"Medical pot bill is a sign of times," News Journal (DE), June 22, 2009

"Drug use in Pakistan," Pak Tribune (Pakistan), June 22, 2009

"Actress Kim backing marijuana under fire," The Korea Times, June 22, 2009

"Drug cartels in Mexico killing street dealers," AP, June 22, 2009

"Troops called in as latest salvo in drug war," Sun Times (Canada), June 22, 2009

"Crossfire towns," Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2009

"Guns from America fuel Jamaica's gang wars," AP, June 21, 2009

"State rules marijuana smoke is a carcinogen, may require dispensaries to post warnings," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, June 20, 2009

"Designated immigration agents authorized to participate in drug enforcement," Los Angeles Times, June 19, 2009

"R.I.'s vote to allow chronically ill to buy marijuana puts new focus on Connecticut," Hartford (CT) Courant, June 19, 2009

"Sentencing laws must change," Denver (CO) Daily News, June 19, 2009

"First, determine what works best in school drug programs," News Journal (DE), June 19, 2009

"N.C. state panel debates medical marijuana," Myrtle Beach Sun News, June 19, 2009

"Once hush-hush, drug war plays big in Mexico vote," AP, June 19, 2009

"7 mayors involved in drug war," Straits News, June 19, 2009

"Budget omits grants for drug programs," USA Today, June 18, 2009

"Ambiguity in new marijuana law is cited," Detroit (MI) Free Press, June 18, 2009

"NC House Panel to consider medical marijuana bill," WFMY News 2 (NC), June 18, 2009

"Immigration agents to get more powers in drug war," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 18, 2009

"Suppressed report raises questions about drug policy," Vancouver (Canada) Sun, June 18, 2009

"Rhode Island allows medical marijuana sales," AP / Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA), June 17, 2009

"Order to testify in pot case puts doctors on the spot," Detroit (MI) News, June 17, 2009

"A ray of hope for prisons," Asheville Citizen-Times, June 17, 2009

"Drug war moves cultivation inside," News-Journal (FL), June 17, 2009

"Marijuana can bring in some serious revenue," Jamaica Observer, June 17, 2009

"Care centers can dispense medical marijuana," Providence Journal, June 16, 2009

"More are asking: Is it time to legalize pot?," Seattle (WA) Times, June 16, 2009

"County in rare group as a certified drug-free workplace," News-Enterprise (KY), June 16, 2009

"Drug abuse at an all-time high," Wigan Evening Post, June 16, 2009

"Legal pot in California in 2010? 'Oaksterdam' provides the model," AlterNet, June 15, 2009

"Drug czar Kerlikowske leads shift in drug policy," NPR, June 15, 2009

"Group seeks drug legalization in Oklahoma," Oklahoman, June 15, 2009

"Criminalizing marijuana carries a high cost," Daily Evergreen, June 15, 2009

"Medical marijuana," (DC) Examiner, June 15, 2009

"Parents worry about spread of little-known, legal hallucinogen that's big on YouTube," Wichita (KS) Eagle, June 15, 2009

"Why are some things legal and others not?," Times & Transcript (Canada), June 15, 2009

"Mexico drug war: New cartel infiltrated Michoacan state, officials say," Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 15, 2009

"Unlikely heroin confession," Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 14, 2009

"Drugs won the war," New York (NY) Times, June 13, 2009

"Hey progressives: Why don't you care about the drug war like you care about other issues?," AlterNet, June 12, 2009

"Prison term for a seller of medical marijuana," NY Times, June 12, 2009

"Pot legalization group targets Vegas," Las Vegas Sun, June 12, 2009

"US drug czar calls for end to 'war on drugs' rhetoric," La Estrella (Panama), June 12, 2009

"Mandatory minimums won't make Canadian streets safer," Sault Star (Canada), June 12, 2009

"Cocaine war fails sniff test," Calgary (Canada) Sun, June 12, 2009

"Pot dispensary owner sentenced to a year and a day in prison," LA (CA) Times, June 11, 2009

"Inject new thinking into America's drug woes," Roanoke (VA) Times, June 11, 2009

"Backers of legal pot eye ballot," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 11, 2009

"Half of men arrested test positive for illegal drugs," Opposing Views, June 11, 2009

"PDEA taps 3 NGOs to champion war against illegal drugs," Philippine Information Agency, June 11, 2009

"Drug control: Stakeholders brainstorm," Leadership (Nigeria), June 11, 2009

"Ex-bar head: Public favors treatment over jail for addicts," Boston (MA) Herald, June 10, 2009

"2009 Drug Market Analyses for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas available on line," PR Newswire, June 10, 2009

"Federal judge suggests leniency for medical marijuana sentencing Thursday," CommonDreams.org, June 10, 2009

"Medical marijuana collective files complaint against Palm Springs," The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA), June 10, 2009

"Los Angeles closes marijuana dispensary loophole," (DC) Examiner, June 10, 2009

"Drug war in U.S. waged with fanfare, but no victory in sight," The (FL) Ledger, June 10, 2009

"Hailey nominates members for marijuana oversight committee," Southern Idaho Business, June 10, 2009

"Nation joins forces with Cambodia in drug war," Viet Nam News, June 10, 2009

"It's police vs. police in Mexican drug war," The Star (Canada), June 10, 2009

"RI lawmakers OK medical marijuana bill by wide margin," Providence (RI) Journal, June 9, 2009

"Marijuana laws keep demand, price high, STU professor says," Daily Gleaner (CA), June 9, 2009

"A modest proposal for medical marijuana," TriCity Herald (WA), June 9, 2009

"State targets doctor shopping," News-Journal (FL), June 9, 2009

"Inmate pleased with Rockefeller reforms," Capital News 9, June 9, 2009

"Croatian supreme court allows marijuana for stressed-out war veteran," Sofia Echo, June 9, 2009

"Using drones in the drug war," TIME, June 8, 2009

"Schwarzenegger's call to consider marijuana legalization to boost taxes is 'irresponsible,' says Chairman of DARE Board," Medical News Today, June 8, 2009

"Drug habits see a major shift," BBC, June 8, 2009

"Project attacks meth use in Colo. with startling ads," Denver (CO) Post, June 8, 2009

"Confessions of a pragmatic dope smoker," Philadelphia (PA) Daily News, June 8, 2009

"Sophisticated north-south networks smuggle coke into Canada," Vancouver (Canada) Sun, June 8, 2009

"Clash between drug gang and Mexican army kills 17," Reuters, June 7, 2009

"New Jersey wrestles with medical marijuana legislation," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, June 7, 2009

"Canada's mail-order pot dealer taunts US," AP / San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 7, 2009

"Don't expect DEA raids on NM medical marijuana dispensaries," New Mexico Independent, June 6, 2009

"Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries could face closure," LA (CA) Times, June 6, 2009

"US plan to fight drug cartels lacks agency leaders," AP, June 6, 2009

"Anti-drug plan set for Mexican border," Washington (DC) Post, June 6, 2009

"Interview: US drug czar calls for end to 'war on drugs'," Reuters, June 5, 2009

"Meth education program developed for elementary students," Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, June 5, 2009

"Assembly should OK medical marijuana," Courier-Post (NJ), June 5, 2009

"Tighter medical-marijuana bill clears panel," The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 5, 2009

"Peru cocaine labs polluting rivers, government says," Latin American Herald Tribune, June 5, 2009

"Everybody knows who really runs Mexico," Toronto (Canada) Star, June 5, 2009

"NJ Assembly committee passes bill to allow medical marijuana," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, June 4, 2009

"New beginning for Md. drug policy?," Baltimore (MD) Sun, June 4, 2009

"A fight against the War on Drugs," Utica (NY) Observer Dispatch, June 4, 2009

"Supreme Court recognizes marijuana's medical benefit," Croatian Times (Croatia), June 4, 2009

"Drug addicts jump 20 percent," Shanghai (China) Daily, June 4, 2009

"Historic capital explodes in violence," Toronto (Canada) Star, June 4, 2009

"'River' of US guns also flows north of the border," Christian Science Monitor, June 3, 2009

"Air Force recruiter charged with selling drugs," Providence (RI) Journal, June 3, 2009

"RI lawmakers poised to approve pot bill," AP / Cape Cod (MA) Times, June 3, 2009

"Medical marijuana bill clears Senate panel," WBOC-TV (Dover, DE), June 3, 2009

"L.A.'s medical pot dispensary moratorium led to a boom instead," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 3, 2009

"Pharmacy robberies growing trend," AP, June 3, 2009

"U.S. accepts blame in narco-war," Toronto (Canada) Star, June 3, 2009

"Less is more in debate about prison population," NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands), June 3, 2009

"Legalize and regulate drug use," Toronto (Canada) Star, June 3, 2009

"Board shoots down medical marijuana," DesMoines (IA) Register, June 2, 2009

"The wrong approach to slowing teenage drug use," Denver (CO) Post, June 2, 2009

"Colombia finds 2 drug-smuggling subs," Latin American Herald Tribune, June 2, 2009

"Troops seize state, local police stations in northern Mexico," Latin American Herald Tribune, June 2, 2009

"Helping heroin addicts," Winnipeg (Canada) Free Press, June 2, 2009

"Officials to examine statewide drug issue," Berkshire Eagle (MA), June 1, 2009

"Bill would regulate medical marijuana," Holland (MI) Sentinel, June 1, 2009

"Heroin market back to the bad old days," ABC News, June 1, 2009

"Medical marijuana a longshot for Ohio," Toledo (OH) Blade, June 1, 2009

"Court challenge aims to legalize all cannabis use," National Post (Canada), June 1, 2009

"Canada's 'Prince of Pot' at war with US drug war," AP, May 31, 2009

"Elderly women charged with running drug business from Santiago home," Manchester (England) Guardian, May 31, 2009

"Medical marijuana users defend benefits of plant," Muskegon (MI) Chronicle, May 31, 2009

"Frye wants medical pot task force back," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, May 30, 2009

"Marijuana could bea financial boom for Lodi and San Joaquin County, supporter of legalization says," Lodi (CA) News-Sentinel, May 30, 2009

"War without borders: In heartland death, traces of heroin's spread," New York (NY) Times, May 30, 2009

"DA's plan would help some with DWIs clear record," Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 30, 2009

"Drug courts offer a path out of darkness," Herald-Times (SC), May 29, 2009

"Drug law changes upset GOP lawmakers," Buffalo (NY) News, May 29, 2009

"87% of arrested men on drugs," Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, May 29, 2009

"Union rejects random drug tests," The Republican (MA), May 29, 2009

"Del. bill would legalize pot," Delmarva (DE) Daily Times, May 29, 2009

"Governments' drug-abuse costs hit $468 billion, study says," NY Times, May 28, 2009

"Entrepreneurs blazing trail with medicinal marijuana," Chicago (IL) Tribune, May 28, 2009

"Study finds half of men arrested test positive for drugs," USA Today, May 28, 2009

"Illinois Senate approves medical marijuana bill," AP, May 28, 2009

"Medical marijuana bill introduced," Delaware Online, May 28, 2009

"Mexican officials sweat as drug-war tactics shift," Seattle (WA) Times, May 28, 2009

"Medical marijuana measure wins Illinois Senate approval," Chicago (IL) Tribune, May 27, 2009

"Step up effort on prison race disparity," DesMoines (IA) Register, May 27, 2009

"Marijuana grower loses to robbers, then police," Seattle (WA) Times, May 27, 2009

"Doing business in the time of Mexican drug chaos," Wall Street Journal, May 27, 2009

"10 mayors, other Mexico officials detained," Los Angeles Times, May 27, 2009

"U.S. big customer for Mexican drugs," Winston-Salem (NC) Journal, May 27, 2009

"New drug czar says war on drugs a national health issue," Oregonian, May 26, 2009

"The big question on legalized drugs," Trentonian (NJ), May 26, 2009

"Drivers chime in on drug policy," News Journal (DE), May 26, 2009

"Medical-marijuana patients await county's rollout of ID cards," Union Tribune (CA), May 26, 2009

"Quiet burbs draw cartels," Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 26, 2009

"Washington Post shamelessly promotes U.S. drug policy in Columbia," Colombia Journal, May 26, 2009

"Medical pot users need more than doctor's note," Detroit (MI) Free Press, May 25, 2009

"Poll finds readers support, by big margin, legal marijuana," Arizona Daily Star, May 25, 2009

"Clearlake begins drafting regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries, collectives," Lake Country News, May 25, 2009

"Buying cocaine is giving money to war," Toronto (Canada) Star, May 25, 2009

"Ghana's war on narcotic drugs," Ghana News, May 25, 2009

"Club backs medical marijuana," Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer, May 22, 2009

"How to fight a drug war," Times Union (NY), May 22, 2009

"Sprouting like weeds," LA Independent, May 22, 2009

"Selig claims drug policy is working," News & Observer (NC), May 22, 2009

"Afghan, U.S. forces kill 34 militants in drug raids," Reuters, May 22, 2009

"RI House approves 3 stores for medical marijuana," Boston (MA) Herald, May 21, 2009

"Marijuana's tipping point," Sacramento (CA) News & Review, May 21, 2009

"Willie Aikens fights to reverse disparity in cocaine laws," (NY) Daily News, May 21, 2009

"U.S. drug czar sets sights on abuse of prescriptions," Tennessean, May 21, 2009

"UN official praises Iran for 'holding back a flood of heroin'," Indian Express, May 21, 2009

"Time for drug treatment to rattle its saber," Washington Post, May 20, 2009

"Reputed up-and-coming Mexico drug cartel figure held," Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2009

"Autumn of the Capo: The diary of a drug lord," TIME, May 20, 2009

"Religious, medical defenses go up in smoke as pot farmer sentenced to 10 years in prison," Law.com, May 20, 2009

"Pakistan, Afghanistan unable to fight drug trafficking," Tehran Times (Iran), May 20, 2009

"Success of Richmond addiction treatment program draws attention of Obama nominee," Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, May 19, 2009

"Pro-pot group pushes $5 fine," Times Call (CO), May 19, 2009

"Court rejects 2 California counties' appeal of medical-marijuana law," Seattle (WA) Times, May 19, 2009

"Difficulty lingers with medical marijuana," Honolulu Star Bulletin, May 19, 2009

"Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan try to form drug dealing network in Russia," Interfax- Religion, May 19, 2009

"Mexican police accused in drug war," St. Petersburg (Russia) Times, May 19, 2009

"High Court won't hear county's marijuana challenge," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, May 18, 2009

"Lake County pot grower sentenced to 10 years in prison," Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat, May 18, 2009

"Will Obama end the drug war?," AlterNet, May 18, 2009

"Should marijuana be legally prescribed as a pain reliever in New York?," Post-Standard (NY), May 18, 2009

"Lawmakers want drug-war funding for North Country," Press Republican (NY), May 18, 2009

"'Phoney' UK drug war criticised ," BBC News, May 18, 2009

"Paying with our sins," New York (NY) Times, May 17, 2009

"Legalize it? Medical evidence on marijuana blows both ways," Sacramento (CA) Bee, May 17, 2009

"City eyes medical marijuana business," The Mirror (Royal Oak, MI), May 17, 2009

"Island senator is behind push for medical marijuana," Staten Island (NY) Advance, May 17, 2009

"Mexican drug gang frees 53 in raid at Cieneguillas jail," The Times (London, England), May 17, 2009

"Drug barons threaten political power in Nigeria, other African nations," The Punch (Lagos, Nigeria), May 17, 2009

"Medical marijuana backers file notice of ballot effort," Arizona Capitol Times (Phoenix, AZ), May 15, 2009

"Drug war epicenter: In Juárez, President Felipe Calderón draws line against cartels," El Paso

"Medical marijuana bill should advance in New Jersey," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, Feb. 28, 2009

"A no-win 'war on drugs'," LA (CA) Times, Feb. 28, 2009

"U.S. to yield marijuana jurisdiction to states," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Feb. 27, 2009

"Task force fights racial disparity in prison system," (UW-Madison) Daily Cardinal, Feb. 27, 2009

"Vatican's stance on UN drugs policy 'risks lives'," Guardian, Feb. 27, 2009

"U.S. House approves extra $405 million for Merida Initiative," Latin American Herald Tribune, Feb. 27, 2009

"President denies Mexico losing drug wars," Toronto (Canada) Star, Feb. 27, 2009

"Senate sets hearings on Mexico drug violence," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 27, 2009

"Holder to stop raids on medical marijuana clubs," California Statehouse Examiner, Feb. 26, 2009

"Jail sentences for cops who planted pot on 92-Year old they killed in botched drug raid," AlterNet, Feb. 26, 2009

"Ammiano offers bill to legalize, tax marijuana," Capitol Weekly (CA), Feb. 26, 2009

"Report: Bush's drug office lacked broader focus," AP, Feb. 26, 2009

"The economics of growing medical pot," Capitol Weekly (CA), Feb. 26, 2009

"UN: World drug control efforts face huge problems," AP, Feb. 26, 2009

"Mexico vows more troops for drug war near U.S. border," Reuters, Feb. 26, 2009

"U.S. moves against top Mexican drug cartel," International Herald Tribune, Feb. 26, 2009

"School officials asked student to buy pot as part of sting, authorities say," LA (CA) Times, Feb. 25, 2009

"Medical marijuana bill clears Senate," Helena (MT) Independent Record, Feb. 25, 2009

"Ex-St. Pete officer may be Drug Czar," Tampa (FL) Tribune, Feb. 25, 2009

"Should pot be legalized?," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, Feb. 25, 2009

"State should OK medical marijuana," Daily Journal (NJ), Feb. 25, 2009

"Electronic system to track cold medicine? No, again," DesMoines (IA) Register, Feb. 25, 2009

"Reefer-tax madness," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 25, 2009

"Central America needs help in drug war, U.N. official says," Winston-Salem (NC) Journal, Feb. 25, 2009

"DrugScope welcomes NTA report on new approaches to psychosocial drug treatment," Medical News Today, Feb. 25, 2009

"DEA and the Princess a tale of risk, reward," Miami (FL) Herald, Feb. 24, 2009

"Taxing pot could become a political toking point," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 24, 2009

"Stop the insanity of pot laws," Wausau (WI) Daily Herald, Feb. 24, 2009

"New Jersey Senate approves medical marijuana bill," Express-Times (PA), Feb. 24, 2009

"Former Latin American Presidents call Drug War a failure," Latin American Herald Tribune, Feb. 24, 2009

"Many in drug sting lack military ties," Union-Tribune (CA), Feb. 23, 2009

"Marijuana bill heads to final vote in Senate," Missoulian (MT), Feb. 23, 2009

"Anti-meth bills too extreme," News-Leader (MO), Feb. 23, 2009

"Drugs and ...'schadenfreude'," Times Herald (PA), Feb. 23, 2009

"State Senate votes today on bill to legalize medical marijuana," Press of Atlantic City (NJ), Feb. 23, 2009

"Next drug czar, war on outdated rhetoric," Tulsa (OK) World, Feb. 23, 2009

"It just makes sense to end the war on drugs," Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Feb. 23, 2009

"U.S. Latin American drug war fails, Ex-Presidents write in WSJ ," Bloomberg, Feb. 23, 2009

"Mexican drug gangs wage war," USA Today, Feb. 23, 2009

"Obama should push for drug legalization," York (PA) Daily Record, Feb. 22, 2009

"Legalize drugs to break state's prison dependency," Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern, Feb. 22, 2009

"End the war on drugs; treat addiction," Keene (NH) Sentinel, Feb. 21, 2009

"New push to legalize drugs," San Francisco (CA) Bay Guardian, Feb. 20, 2009

"SF Sheriff: Decriminalize marijuana now," SF Weekly (San Francisco, CA), Feb. 20, 2009

"Smoke this recession," SFgate.com, Feb. 20, 2009

"Mexican police chief quits after officers killed," Reuters, Feb. 20, 2009

"Zogby Poll: Majority support for taxing and regulating marijuana on the west coast," AlterNet, Feb. 20, 2009

"Anxiety in Massachusetts over softer marijuana law," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 20, 2009

"Scrap or bolster U.S. office directing drug-control policy," DesMoines (IA) Register, Feb. 20, 2009

"'Depressed' Allen Stanford hands himself in to the FBI as accusations emerge he laundered money for drug cartel," (UK) Daily Mail, Feb. 20, 2009

"A new look at the drug war," Boston (MA) Globe, Feb. 20, 2009

"Will Obama bring audacity to US dope law reform?," First Post (UK), Feb. 20, 2009

"Not better than nothing, but . . .," Appeal Democrat (CA), Feb. 20, 2009

"Medical marijuana supporters sue DMV," The Herald (CA), Feb. 20, 2009

"Mexico bond risk tops Brazil first time since 2001 on drug war," Bloomberg, Feb. 20, 2009

"Mexican general sees drug war progress," Union Tribune (CA), Feb. 20, 2009

"Dangers of cannabis must not be underestimated: UN body," AFP, Feb. 19, 2009

"Mexico's drug war takes to the barricades," Time, Feb. 19, 2009

"Palm Springs allowing 2 medical pot dispensaries," AP / San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Feb. 19, 2009

"Border drug war is too close for comfort," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 19, 2009

"Will President Obama cross the 'Reefer Rubicon'?," Pocono (PA) Record, Feb. 19, 2009

"Ely man says pot eased his pain," Bemidji (MN) Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2009

"Cocaine smuggling soars through West Africa," AP, Feb. 19, 2009

"Protests may be Mexican drug cartels' latest tactic to fight military presence," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 19, 2009

"International drugs body calls for global action as internet dealing rises to 'alarming' levels," (UK) Guardian, Feb. 19, 2009

"Pharma cos should cut opioid prices for poor nations-UN body," CNN Money, Feb. 19, 2009

"Taliban earning $200-$300 mn annually from Opium trade," Indian Express, Feb. 19, 2009

"Russian drug police seized over 38 tons of drugs in 2008," Russian News & Information Agency, Feb. 19, 2009

"Pot advocates set for weekend forum," The Columbia (IL) Daily Tribune, Feb. 18, 2009

"Drugs and 'schadenfreude'," Scripps Howard News Service / Hispanic Link News Service, Feb. 18, 2009

"Mexican drug gang menace spreads in Guatemala," Reuters, Feb. 18, 2009

"Phelps caught in costly, losing war on drugs," Statesman Journal (OR), Feb. 18, 2009

"Reality intrudes on drug war," Washington Times, Feb. 18, 2009

"Dispensary initiative cure for medical pot issues?," Illinois Valley (OR) News, Feb. 18, 2009

"We've lost the war on drugs," Xenia (OH) Gazette, Feb. 18, 2009

"Mexican and Colombian drug traffickers reportedly at war in Peru," Latin American Herald Tribune, Feb. 18, 2009

"Ottawa urged to legalize, regulate illicit drugs," Globe and Mail (Canada), Feb. 18, 2009

"New hurdle in Mexico's drug war," Seattle (WA) Times, Feb. 18, 2009

"Scottish prison fights drugs use," (UK) Press and Journal, Feb. 18, 2009

"Drug law and compassion face off at South Florida doctor's trial," Sun Sentinel (FL), Feb. 17, 2009

"Ending drug war's delusions," Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review, Feb. 17, 2009

"Recession threatens to burn out pot clubs," The (San Francisco) Examiner, Feb. 17, 2009

"Man suing ex-employer over pot flap," Livingston (MI) Daily, Feb. 17, 2009

"Recovery rates for alcoholics, addicts up," Great Falls (MT) Tribune, Feb. 17, 2009

"Legalize the medicinal use of marijuana," Concord Monitor (NH), Feb. 17, 2009

"Resurgence of meth labs in Arizona feared," Arizona Republic, Feb. 17, 2009

"Wrong front for the drug war," International Herald Tribune, Feb. 17, 2009

"Michael Phelps won't face prosecution in SC drug investigation," LA (CA) Times, Feb. 16, 2009

"DEA spends $123,000 to fly agency chief to Colombia," McClatchy Newspapers ( Miami (FL) Herald, Feb. 16, 2009

"America's shame: Can Jim Webb fix the prison gulag?," AlterNet, Feb. 16, 2009

"Soldiers wage war on drugs," Charleston (SC) Post Courier, Feb. 16, 2009

"DMV sued over medical marijuana," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 16, 2009

"A new drug czar, a new opportunity," Seattle (WA) Times, Feb. 16, 2009

"Laguna Woods' retirees still await medical pot dispensary," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 16, 2009

"Meth abuse costing Ga. $1.3B annually," Access North GA, Feb. 16, 2009

"Can Mexico learn from Colombia's drug war?," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Feb. 16, 2009

"Mind your mental health-warning on cannabis targets teenagers," (UK) Guardian, Feb. 16, 2009

"Obama's pick for Drug Czar hails from 'Cutting edge' of harm reduction approach to drug reform," AlterNet, Feb. 15, 2009

"Treat drugs as a public health problem," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Feb. 15, 2009

"Legislature 2009: Medical marijuana measure advances," The Missoulian (Missoula, MT), Feb. 14, 2009

"Gil Kerlikowske: Obama's new Drug Czar?," TIME, Feb. 13, 2009

"Mexico governor: Cartels behind northern protests," AP, Feb. 13, 2009

"Snap, crackle, pot," Washington Times, Feb. 13, 2009

"Case tests medical pot law," Pueblo Chieftain (CO), Feb. 13, 2009

"Time to rehash marijuana laws," Shreveport (LA) Times, Feb. 13, 2009

"Arrests in Mexico City point to widening drug war," Wall Street Journal, Feb. 13, 2009

"West Africa gets help fighting South American drug traffickers," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 13, 2009

"Drug war nears Mexico City," Orlando (FL) Sentinel, Feb. 13, 2009

"Genetic risk for substance use can be neutralized by good parenting," Medical News Today, Feb. 12, 2009

"Changing direction in the drug war," North Star Writers Group (MI), Feb. 12, 2009

"DEA raids continue in Obama era," Bay Area Reporter (CA), Feb. 12, 2009

"Familiar debate over medical marijuana begins at Minnesota Capitol," Pioneer Press (MN), Feb. 12, 2009

"Medical pot smoker loses latest legal round against Merced County," Merced (CA) Sun-Star, Feb. 12, 2009

"Latin American panel calls U.S. drug war a failure," Wall Street Journal, Feb. 12, 2009

"Poppy growers welcom Narcotics Control Board inspections," ABC Regional (Australia), Feb. 12, 2009

"U.S. must prepare to aid Mexico in drug war," El Paso (TX) Times, Feb. 12, 2009

"New push for medical marijuana legalization," Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune, Feb. 11, 2009

"Obama taps Seattle police chief for administration job," Seattle (WA) Times, Feb. 11, 2009

"Obama has hinted at support for medical marijuana," Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune, Feb. 11, 2009

"Medical marijuana struck down in Hailey," Idaho Mountain Express, Feb. 11, 2009

"Mexico's drug war soaring," BBC News, Feb. 11, 2009

"Council to call for ecstasy downgrade," (UK) Politics, Feb. 11, 2009

"New Mexico moves slowly with medical marijuana law," AP, Feb. 10, 2009

"Calling in the Guard," Denver (CO) Daily News, Feb. 10, 2009

"Medical marijuana bill to be introduced today," Brown Daily Herald, Feb. 10, 2009

"For ailing, an illicit necessity ," Concord (NH) Monitor, Feb. 10, 2009

"Phelps puts face on legal farce that all drugs are equal," Hilton Head Island (SC) Packet, Feb. 10, 2009

"Marijuana or booze? Restaurant must decide," Toronto (Canada) Star, Feb. 10, 2009

"Phelps story shows we should say no to drug war," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Feb. 9, 2009

"The meaning of the new marijuana law," Cambridge Chronicle (MA), Feb. 9, 2009

"NASCAR strives for a drug free environment," Insider Racing News, Feb. 9, 2009

"Heroin gaining foothold in Clark County," Springfield (OH) News Sun, Feb. 9, 2009

"Smoke signals," Frederick (MD) News Post, Feb. 9, 2009

"Seven-nation anti-drugs patrol claims early success as 40 tonnes of cocaine are seized," Guardian, Feb. 9, 2009

"Mexican drug war affects NM," KRQE (NM), Feb. 9, 2009

"Foundation finds support for clinical heroin programs," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Feb. 8, 2009

"'Careful what you ask for,' says police chief," Maui (HI) News, Feb. 8, 2009

"Whiff of change in US medical marijuana policy," AP / Quad City Times (Davenport, IA), Feb. 7, 2009

"Hospital exec: Soldiers' treatment needs funds," New York (NY) Newsday, Feb. 7, 2009

"Protests demand end to medical pot shop raids," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Feb. 6, 2009

"Phelps drama overdone, marijuana ban should go up in smoke," Daily Cardinal (UW-WI), Feb. 6, 2009

"Study pegs meth cost at $23.4B," Billings (WY) Gazette, Feb. 6, 2009

"USA ready to lose more men in Afghanistan for the sake of opium drugs," Pravda (Russia), Feb. 6, 2009

"Undermining Afghan opium business," Frontier Post (Pakistan), Feb. 6, 2009

"DEA medical marijuana raids condemned at LA rally," AP / San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Feb. 5, 2009

"Medical pot backers say LA raids betray Obama vow," Reuters, Feb. 5, 2009

"Michael Phelps doesn't need to apologize," (NY) Newsday, Feb. 5, 2009

"Trying--again--to change the drug laws," Gotham Gazette (NY), Feb. 5, 2009

"Colorado 8th in methamphetamine use," Denver (CO) Post, Feb. 5, 2009

"DEA continues pot raids Obama opposes," Washington Times, Feb. 5, 2009

"Debate rages over DEA raid of Westside medical marijuana dispensaries," LA (CA) Times, Feb. 4, 2009

"Pass the joint stints, sez drug panel," New York (NY) Daily News, Feb. 4, 2009

"Beijing to bongs," Chicago Tribune, Feb. 4, 2009

"Marijuana wars in the workplace," Oregon Daily Emerald, Feb. 4, 2009

"Methamphetamine use estimated to cost the U.S. about $23 billion in 2005," All American Patriots, Feb. 4, 2009

"Study finds U.S., European youths using less marijuana," Herald-Leader (KY), Feb. 4, 2009

"Judge allows medicinal pot plots," Canada.com, Feb. 4, 2009

"Washington at odds with EU over new UN drug strategy," Taipei Times (Taiwan), Feb. 4, 2009

"Rift with EU as US sticks to Bush line on 'war on drugs'," Guardian, Feb. 3, 2009

"Dollars not answer to drug lords," San Angelo (TX) Standard Times, Feb. 3, 2009

"Harvesting trees to make Ecstasy drug," Irrawaddy (Thailand), Feb. 3, 2009

"UN says opium production reduces in 'Golden Triangle' region," The Hindu (India), Feb. 3, 2009

"Time to rethink expensive, futile War on Drugs," Star Phoenix (Canada), Feb. 3, 2009

"Drug testing teams to carry out nationwide tests for PNP," Philippine Information Agency, Feb. 3, 2009

"1-strike policy for cops in drug war," Inquirer (Philippines), Feb. 3, 2009

"A silver lining to the economic crisis: Less money for prisons," Coastal Post, Feb. 2, 2009

"El Paso 'dialogue' on drugs leaves some speechless," The Washington Times, Feb. 2, 2009

"Mexican cartels move into U.S. pot growing," United Press International, Feb. 2, 2009

"Puno orders PNP to impose 'one-strike' policy on war vs drugs," GMA News (Philippines), Feb. 2, 2009

"Mexico collapse unlikely: Experts say government stable despite mounting border violence," El Paso (TX) Times, Feb. 2, 2009

"Top UN official to Afghanistan calls for push to end opium production," UN News Centre, Feb. 1, 2009

"Civic activists in L.A. have growing appetite to curb medical marijuana clinics," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 30, 2009

"County OKs drug testing of construction workers," Charleston (WV) Gazette, Jan. 30, 2009

"Last of DEA's agents in Bolivia leave country," Washington Post, Jan. 30, 2009

"Marijuana farmers caught on Google Earth," Australian Personal Computer, Jan. 30, 2009

"Random drug testing a health issue, not a cause for fear among students," Philippine Information Agency, Jan. 30, 2009

"Two things Obama could do on medical marijuana," San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 29, 2009

"Oakland County program helping drug offenders change lives," Detroit (MI) Free Press, Jan. 29, 2009

"Drug war spillover discussed," El Paso (TX) Times, Jan. 29, 2009

"Researchers explore natural remedies for substance abuse, mental illnesses," (Nigeria) Guardian, Jan. 29, 2009

"Mexico drug bosses may have set truce," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 29, 2009

"Lawmakers seek to make hallucinogenic herb illegal," Baltimore (MD) Examiner, Jan. 28, 2009

"Marijuana reform is part of the progressive agenda, so why are Obama's drug cops already making pot raids?," AlterNet, Jan. 27, 2009

"Enhanced role expected for U.S. in drug cartel battle," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Jan. 28, 2009

"Substance use common among patients with tuberculosis," (Australia) News-Medical, Jan. 28, 2009

"Guns from U.S. fueling drug war, Mexico contends," Winston-Salem (NC) Journal, Jan. 28, 2009

"Obama's choice: Sane U.N. drug policy or the same old failed war-on-drugs routine?," AlterNet, Jan. 27, 2009

"ADHD drugs cause hallucinations in children; Psychiatry pushes hallucinogenic drugs for profit," Natural News, Jan. 27, 2009

"Bill on medical marijuana stopped in tie," Helena (MT) Independent Record, Jan. 27, 2009

"Global cocaine trade moves to Africa," Tadias (NY), Jan. 27, 2009

"Narcotics police seized over 700 kg of drugs in Moscow in 2008," Russian News & Information Agency, Jan. 27, 2009

"The worst alcohol problem in NZ is in Parliament," Scoop (New Zealand), Jan. 27, 2009

"Medical marijuana hard to find in western Colorado," AP / Vail (CO) Daily, Jan. 26, 2009

"Delegate proposes marijuana legislation," The Star-Tribune (Chatham, VA), Jan. 26, 2009

"State budget deficit may aid marijuana reform effort," Hartford (CT) Courant, Jan. 26, 2009

"Oversight now has meaning for S.F. pot clubs," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Jan. 26, 2009

"Fine-free period for cannabis users," Times Online (UK), Jan. 26, 2009

"Taliban shape an opium economy," Asia Times, Jan. 26, 2009

"Mexican 'Stew Maker' dissolved 300 drug war victims in acid," Reading Evening Post (UK), Jan. 26, 2009

"Arroyo wants 'fiercer war' vs narcotics," ABS-CBN News (Philippines), Jan. 26, 2009

"Funding for drug treatment a challenge," Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette News, Jan. 25, 2009

"Meth law trims prison count," Des Moines (IA) Register, Jan. 25, 2009

"Top Mexico cops charged with favoring drug cartel," AP, Jan. 24, 2009

"Medical marijuana dispensary raided at Tahoe," AP / San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Jan. 24, 2009

"Call off the medical marijuana raids, President Obama," (DC) Examiner, Jan. 23, 2009

"Tougher health and safety law demands tougher drugs policies," Medical News Today, Jan. 23, 2009

"Following the Afghan drug trail," The American Spectator, Jan. 23, 2009

"Health sets random drug test, ignores rights panel," Manila (Philippines) Standard Today, Jan. 23, 2009

"First Obama DEA raid in California: Change?," Independent Political Report (MI), Jan. 23, 2009

"A silver lining to the economic crisis: Less money for prisons," AlterNet, Jan. 22, 2009

"DEA vetoes research," Reno (NV) News & Review, Jan. 22, 2009

"Cape lawmaker seeks to toughen new pot law," Cape Cod Times, Jan. 22, 2009

"Marijuana hampers sperm's fertility," The Med Guru, Jan. 22, 2009

"Another Kanawha County agency considering random drug testing," WOWK (WV), Jan. 22, 2009

"Medical marijuana debate goes to Greensboro City Council," WFMY News 2 (NC), Jan. 22, 2009

"Philippines says drugs are bigger problem than rebels," Reuters, Jan. 22, 2009

"The drug capitals Of America," Forbes, Jan. 21, 2009

"Driving high at issue with marijuana law," Helena (MT) Independent Record, Jan. 21, 2009

"Marijuana's potential as a medicine needs work," Scarlet Scuttlebutt (NJ), Jan. 21, 2009

"Kilgore ISD OKs drug testing," Longview (TX) News-Journal, Jan. 21, 2009

"Cambodia to work out new law to punish drug traffickers," Xinhua (China), Jan. 21, 2009

"PNP intensifies anti-drug campaign," Philippine Information Agency, Jan. 21, 2009

"Another erosion of the Fourth Amendment," Media Monitors Network, Jan. 20, 2009

"Count on Supervisors to get fired up over medical pot," Modesto (CA) Bee, Jan. 20, 2009

"To stop meth is everyone's fight," Tennessean, Jan. 20, 2009

"P25M, 4 years needed for random drug test on RP schools," GMA News (Philippines), Jan. 20, 2009

"Afghan leader blames allies over civilian deaths, drugs," AFP, Jan. 20, 2009

"Drug crimes top target for '09," Jackson (TN) Sun, Jan. 19, 2009

"Lawmakers to hear pair of medical marijuana bills," Great Falls (MT) Tribune, Jan. 19, 2009

"Kirk: Obama should spray the Taliban's poppies," Times Recorder (OH), Jan. 19, 2009

"Marijuana monopoly," Boston Globe, Jan. 19, 2009

"War on doping," Sowetan (South Africa), Jan. 19, 2009

"The wonking room," The New Republic, Jan. 16, 2009

"Mexico's instability is a real problem," The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 16, 2009

"Time to clean up drug disposal policies," Longview Daily News (WA), Jan. 16, 2009

"Pot case puts Federal Judge in deja vu mood," Law.com, Jan. 16, 2009

"Half-baked reasons for opposing pot law," Harvard Crimson, Jan. 16, 2009

"Mexico media on high alert after drug-gang attack on televisa," Time, Jan. 15, 2009

"Obama can't put border drug war on back burner," Arizona Republic, Jan. 15, 2009

"New Mexico finalizes rules for medical cannabis," Emax Health, Jan. 15, 2009

"Reality check for U.S.-Mexico relations," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 15, 2009

"Ja cannot legalise ganja," Jamaica Observer, Jan. 15, 2009

"Marijuana is more than a drug to abuse," Daily Monitor (Uganda), Jan. 15, 2009

"Military ready if drug gangs cross border," Houston (TX) Chronicle, Jan. 15, 2009

"Marijuana goes to court," Idaho Mountain Express, Jan. 14, 2009

"Still rolling out," Detroit (MI) Metro Times, Jan. 14, 2009

"Court to hear appeal by marijuana activist Ed Rosenthal," CBS 5 (CA), Jan. 14, 2009

"Drug war next door," Chicago (IL) Tribune, Jan. 14, 2009

"Solon pushes drug tests for congressmen," Inquirer (Philippines), Jan. 14, 2009

"Team work needed vs. drug war in the Philippines," Mindanao Examiner (Philippines), Jan. 14, 2009

"A few brave local politicians in Texas rebuked for just trying to talk about drug reform," AlterNet, Jan. 13, 2009

"UMass loses marijuana lab bid," Boston Globe, Jan. 13, 2009

"U.D. police taser, shoot pit bull during drug search," Daily Times (PA), Jan. 13, 2009

"Better options are needed to stop Juárez violence," El Paso (TX) Times, Jan. 13, 2009

"Philippine President names herself as anti-drugs chief," Easy Bourse(France), Jan. 13, 2009

"Obama to help Mexico cut drug violence," San Antonio (TX) Express, Jan. 13, 2009

"NCRPO steps up drive vs illegal drugs," Inquirer (Philippines), Jan. 13, 2009

"Effects of Mexico's drug war hit El Paso," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Jan. 12, 2009

"DEA denies professor's marijuana-for-research bid," AP, Jan. 12, 2009

"Fort Collins thieves target medical marijuana users," Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 12, 2009

"Five key areas for reforming America's idiotic war on drugs," AlterNet, Jan. 12, 2009

"The war on drugs redux," History News Network, Jan. 12, 2009

"Obama to discuss trade and drug war with Calderon," International Herald Tribune, Jan. 12, 2009

"Pot smokers won't get an exemption from law," Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Jan. 12, 2009

"Gov't is losing war vs drugs: group," Sun Star (Philippines), Jan. 12, 2009

"Meet the neighbors Obama sits down with Calderon," Southern Ledger (TN), Jan. 12, 2009

"Marijuana collectives get the OK," The Desert Sun (CA), Jan. 9, 2009

"U.S. ready for Mexico violence," El Paso (TX) Times, Jan. 9, 2009

"Dutch system taking the fun out of pot," Windsor Star (Canada), Jan. 9, 2009

"Obama to meet Mexico's Calderon on Monday," Reuters, Jan. 9, 2009

"U.S. gives Mexico $99 million for drug war," Latin American Herald Tribune, Jan. 9, 2009

"Sanjay Gupta: What the next Surgeon General doesn't know about pot," AlterNet, Jan. 8, 2009

"US 'to use force' should Mexican drug violence spill over border, says Chertoff," The Telegraph (London, England), Jan. 8, 2009

"Drug czar targets new meth threat," DesMoines (IA) Register, Jan. 8, 2009

"Drug court a real win-win proposition," Daily Herald (IL), Jan. 8, 2009

"Ex-U.S. drug czar warns of Mexican border rush," El Paso (TX) Times, Jan. 8, 2009

"Gunmen attack TV offices in Mexico," Washington Post, Jan. 8, 2009

"America begins to ease up on marijuana smokers," Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Jan. 8, 2009

"U.S. plans border 'surge' against drug war spillover," Austin (TX) American-Statesman, Jan. 8, 2009

"Mexico drug war likely to intensify," Seattle (WA) Times, Jan. 8, 2009

"Rise in prescription drug deaths renews call for state registry," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Jan. 7, 2009

"Landlords of medical cannabis centers threatened with real estate forfeiture," Coastal Post (CA), Jan. 7, 2009

"Smoking herb not necessarily a road to ruin," Worcester (MA) Telegram, Jan. 7, 2009

"A dose of reality," Guardian (UK), Jan. 7, 2009

"More big names in biggest Dominican drug case," Dominican (Republic) Today, Jan. 7, 2009

"Survey shows majority favor marijuana legalization," PR.com, Nov. 4, 2008

"Panel calls for judge to lose license," Barre Montpelier (VT) Times Argus, Nov. 4, 2008

"Study shows more Americans drinking less; most K-State students fail to follow trend," Kansas State Collegian, Nov. 4, 2008

"Meds at home a bad Rx for kids," Miami (FL) Herald, Nov. 4, 2008

"Arcata takes up medical marijuana guidelines, Trillium Creek," Times-Standard (CA), Nov. 4, 2008

"Support mounts for drug trafficking designation in North Country counties," Empire State News, Nov. 3, 2008

"Debate still smoking," Nurse.com, Nov. 3, 2008

"Proposal one generates local support & dissent," WHMI (MI), Nov. 3, 2008

"Feds: Cartels moving pot farms to Utah," Daily Herald (UT), Nov. 3, 2008

"Most-wanted Mexico drug trafficker is found everywhere," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 3, 2008

"Call for EU co-operation to fight drug crime," Irish Times, Nov. 3, 2008

"Filipino families must be united in fight against drug abuse," Philippine Information Agency, Nov. 3, 2008

"Medical marijuana question confronts voters," Toledo (OH) Blade, Nov. 2, 2008

"Feds say cartels moving pot operations to Utah," Salt Lake (UT) Tribune, Nov. 2, 2008

"Ruling favors medical marijuana users," The (MT) Missoulian, Oct. 31, 2008

"Cabell County to implement drug policy for contractors," Herald-Dispatch (WV), Oct. 31, 2008

"Database in aids Mobile County's war on meth," Press-Register (AL), Oct. 31, 2008

"Dominicans mull shooting drug-laden boats, planes," Kansas City (MO) Star, Oct. 31, 2008

"UK drug abuse worst in Europe," Politics (UK), Oct. 31, 2008

"EU has 1.5 million heroin users, conference to hear," Irish Times, Oct. 31, 2008

"Prop 5 ad goes after correctional officers," Sacramento (CA) Bee, Oct. 30, 2008

"McCain, Obama diverge on Latin America ," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Oct. 30, 2008

"Marijuana grower sues over alleged civil rights violations," The Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, Oct. 30, 2008

"Summit examines student drug testing," Daily Gazette (NY), Oct. 30, 2008

"High court upholds medical marijuana law," Great Falls (MT) Tribune, Oct. 30, 2008

"W.Va. school drug policy to include student drivers," Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Oct. 30, 2008

"Anti-drug tv campaign didn't curb marijuana use–Study," The Punch (Nigeria), Oct. 30, 2008

"Drug courts can reverse heartbreak of drug abuse, addiction," USA Today, Oct. 29, 2008

"Medical marijuana up north," Toledo (OH) Blade, Oct. 29, 2008

"Over 29 tons of drugs seized in Russia in Jan.-Sept.," RIA Novosti (Russia), Oct. 29, 2008

"Stop harassing medical pot users," National Post (Canada), Oct. 29, 2008

"Nat'l anti-drug campaign backfired," The Daily Pennsylvanian, Oct. 28, 2008

"If politician's war on drugs continue, patients will suffer," Atlanta Journal Constitution, Oct. 28, 2008

"Phila. focusing on drug war," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 28, 2008

"Afghan opium fight needs aid, better message," AFP, Oct. 28, 2008

"Court OKs medical marijuana market," Calgary (Canada) Herald, Oct. 28, 2008

"Bay teachers learn to test for drugs," The Herald (South Africa), Oct. 28, 2008

"Ottawa's monopoly on pot over," Toronto (Canada) Sun, Oct. 28, 2008

"Schools want volunteers for drug tests," Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune, Oct. 27, 2008

"County pursues medicinal marijuana case," San Diego (CA) Union Tribune, Oct. 27, 2008

"Tide is turning in war on drugs," FOX Sports, Oct. 27, 2008

"U.S. can play key role in stemming Mexico's rising drug violence," The Salt Lake (UT) Tribune, Oct. 27, 2008

"Two million youth in Karachi are drug addicts," Regional Times (Pakistan), Oct. 27, 2008

"Drug cartel's 'boss' arrested," The (UK) Independent, Oct. 27, 2008

"NDLEA's new drug control strategies recording success," The (Nigeria) News, Oct. 27, 2008

"If California voters pass Proposition 6, we have learned nothing," California Progress Report, Oct. 26, 2008

"The question facing Michigan voters: Is marijuana good medicine," Detroit (MI) Free Press, Oct. 25, 2008

"Soldiers to target Afghan drug labs, not poppy fields," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, Oct. 25, 2008

"Anti-drug TV campaign didn't curb teen pot use: study," US News & World Report, Oct. 24, 2008

"Poll indicates half of voters want marijuana decriminalized," Boston Globe, Oct. 24, 2008

"Eviction over pot plants gets attention," Silver City (NM) Sun-News, Oct. 24, 2008

"Medical marijuana a hot issue for group," Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer, Oct. 24, 2008

"US, UN differ on Afghan opium ebb," AP, Oct. 24, 2008

"U.S. has key role in Mexico drug violence," Fresno Bee (CA), Oct. 24, 2008

"US to target Taliban drug traffic," USA Today, Oct. 23, 2008

"Students sign on: Drinking age is not working," LaCrosse (WI) Tribune, Oct. 23, 2008

"Sarasota weighs a law to curb drug abuse," Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune, Oct. 23, 2008

"Props. 5, 6, 9 cover crime, punishment," LA Daily News, Oct. 23, 2008

"Drug abuse rising on trafficking route," Boston Globe, Oct. 23, 2008

"Mexico drug war funds to be released soon: U.S.," Reuters, Oct. 23, 2008

"Hatred for safe-injection sites is irrational," Globe and Mail (Canada), Oct. 23, 2008

"Rice visits Mexico for a meeting about its drug war," The New York Times, Oct. 22, 2008

"Prison's daily battle to beat drug smuggling," Evening (UK) Telegraph, Oct. 22, 2008

"Pot issues resurface in 5th District Court," Idaho Mountain Express, Oct. 22, 2008

"San Mateo weighs medical pot regulations," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Oct. 22, 2008

"Legalizing marijuana for medical use a hot topic," Lansing (MI) State Journal, Oct. 22, 2008

"County gives nod to issuing pot cards," Stockton (CA) Record, Oct. 22, 2008

"Guinea drug agents are 'corrupt'," BBC, Oct. 22, 2008

"Rice visits a Mexico fatigued by drug violence," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Oct. 22, 2008

"Feds foot pot bill for con," Winnipeg (Canada) Sun, Oct. 22, 2008

"Prop 5 would change drug offender rules," The california Aggie, Oct. 21, 2008

"Opposing view: Drug courts don't work," USA Today, Oct. 21, 2008

"Drug money eases budget," The Times Herald (MI), Oct. 21, 2008

"Measure pushes treatment over prison," Mohave Valley News (NV), Oct. 21, 2008

"Troops reportedly popping more painkillers," USA Today, Oct. 21, 2008

"Cops, PM shady on Insite," Abbotsford Times (Canada), Oct. 21, 2008

"At least 21 dead in Mexico jail riot," Washington Post, Oct. 21, 2008

"McCain would focus on law enforcement, while Obama would emphasize treatment," News Sentinel (IN), Oct. 20, 2008

"Morris residents mixed on how to win the war on drugs," Daily Record (NJ), Oct. 20, 2008

"Budget cutting? Take a hatchet to the war on drugs," Salon, Oct. 20, 2008

"9,000 'ordinary people' flee Mexican drug war," Globe and Mail (Canada), Oct. 20, 2008

"Mexico's drug war veers toward terrorism amid anger over U.S.," Bloomberg, Oct. 20, 2008

"US trade decree upsets Bolivians," Boston (MA) Globe, Oct. 20, 2008

"Narcotics Special Action Group wages war vs illegal drug traders in Legazpi City," Philippine Info Agency, Oct. 20, 2008

"Austin police plan 'cite and release' drug policy," Star-Telegram (TX), Oct. 19, 2008

"Vote 'yes' on medical marijuana plan," Lansing (MI) State Journal, Oct. 17, 2008

"Amethyst Initiative brings alcohol policy discourse to College," The Flat Hat (College of William and Mary), Oct. 17, 2008

"ADHD stimulant treatment may decrease substance abuse risk," EmaxHealth, Oct. 17, 2008

"Supreme Court denies review of medical pot law," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Oct. 17, 2008

"Colombia drug industry eyes off Australia," ABC Online (Australia), Oct. 17, 2008

"Community wardens winning needles battle," Hull Daily Mail (UK), Oct. 17, 2008

"State supreme court declines to hear county's appeal on medical marijuana," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Oct. 16, 2008

"Drug offenders could get lighter penalties via Prop. 5," Ventura County (CA) Reporter, Oct. 16, 2008

"Kanawha school board OKs random employee drug tests," Charleston (WV) Gazette, Oct. 16, 2008

"FSU student groups push for equal penalties for pot, booze," Tallahassee (FL) Democrat, Oct. 16, 2008

"Sentence undercuts anti-drug effort," Eagle-Tribune (MA), Oct. 16, 2008

"Drug courts mixing threats and sympathy," Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune, Oct. 16, 2008

"No power for legal pot garden," Toronto (Canada) Sun, Oct. 16, 2008

"State Dept. urges travelers to beware of Nogales," The Arizona Republic, Oct. 16, 2008

"Deadly inattention to HIV," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Aug. 31, 2008

"Effort to clarify medical pot laws," Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat, Aug. 31, 2008

"California politics drive cannabis club crackdown," The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 29, 2008

"Marijuana supporters end week with laid-back protest," Rocky Mountain News, Aug. 29, 2008

"Young follow pain-killer route to heroin, agencies find," The Buffalo (NY) News, Aug. 29, 2008

"Ottawa to take aim at flow of drugs into federal prisons," The Vancouver Sun, Aug. 29, 2008

"Bolivian is an uneasy ally as U.S. presses drug war," The Gadsden (AL) Times, Aug. 29, 2008

"Attorney general proposes sensible rules on medical pot," San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 28, 2008

"Cannabis: police seizures show drop in drug's strength," Guardian, Aug. 28, 2008

"League to use DNA testing to fight illicit drug use," WA Today (Australia), Aug. 28, 2008

"Korean assistance for drug war in 2010," Bru Direct (Brunei Darussalam), Aug. 28, 2008

"$600m spent annually to fight drugs: Iran," IranMania News, Aug. 28, 2008

"City funding reaches needle-exchange programs in Washington, D.C.," Medical News Today, Aug. 27, 2008

"Injured troops increasingly turning to prescription medication," Rutland (VT) Herald, Aug. 27, 2008

"The west African connection: drug barons find new route on to the streets of Britain," Guardian, Aug. 27, 2008

"Unionized construction workers in British Columbia subject to new drug policy," Journal of Commerce (Canada), Aug. 27, 2008

"Endless war against hard drugs," This Day (Nigeria), Aug. 27, 2008

"M'sia, Brunei used as transit points for drugs," Borneo Bulletin, Aug. 27, 2008

"Opium cultivation drops in Afghanistan: UN," Associated Press of Pakistan, Aug. 27, 2008

"California attorney general issues medical marijuana guidelines," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 26, 2008

"Len Bias law doesn't apply to all drugs," Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern, Aug. 26, 2008

"Initiative sparks debate on drinking age," The Topeka (KA) Capital-Journal, Aug. 26, 2008

"Medical-pot limit needs to be larger, some say," The (WA) Olympian, Aug. 26, 2008

"Yemen wields capitalism in war on narcotic plant," The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 26, 2008

"Mexican drug cartels may hit targets in U.S.," Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, Aug. 26, 2008

"Brown: Some medi-pot dispensaries may be illegal," AP / San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Aug. 25, 2008

"Tougher DOT drug testing rules now in effect," Occupational Health & Safety, Aug. 25, 2008

"A deadly leak," Augusta (GA) Chronicle, Aug. 25, 2008

"Warning over heroin cut with cancer-causing drug," Daily Record (UK), Aug. 25, 2008

"Legal row to delay proposal for drug searches," Irish Independent, Aug. 25, 2008

"Party culture fuelling demand for cocaine," Times of Malta, Aug. 25, 2008

"Top cop says city is losing drugs battle," (UK) Evening Post, Aug. 25, 2008

"Soldiers test positive for drugs," BBC News, Aug. 24, 2008

"Can illegal drugs help depression?" The Times (London, England), Aug. 23, 2008

"Civil rights advocates question the worth of drug testing for state employees," Salt Lake Tribune, Aug. 23, 2008

"The illegality of legal drugs," Tampa (FL) Tribune, Aug. 22, 2008

"Police told to ignore pot possession during convention," The Washington Times, Aug. 22, 2008

"Medicinal pot backer calls for clearer laws," Billings (MT) Gazette, Aug. 22, 2008

"False positives for cocaine less common than reported," The Salem (MA) News, Aug. 22, 2008

"Pot, stem cells make the ballot," Detroit Free Press, Aug. 22, 2008

"Federal Judge backs medical pot activists' suit against government," The National Law Journal, Aug. 22, 2008

"Feds say drug injection centre offers 'no hope'," The Vancouver Courier, Aug. 22, 2008

"As Juárez violence escalates, debate rages on whether Mexico's drug war is working," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Aug. 22, 2008

"Conservatives' tough talk on drugs is a cheap political ploy," The Vancouver Sun, Aug. 22, 2008

"Industry-wide drug testing approved for all unionized construction sites in B.C.," The Canadian Press, Aug. 22, 2008

"Federal war on medical pot challenged," San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 21, 2008

"More employees falsify drug tests," Baltimore Sun, Aug. 21, 2008

"Couple to sue over dead pot," The Coloradoan, Aug. 21, 2008

"May I have some more, sir?," New Times (CA), Aug. 21, 2008

"Cannabis wrecks result of joint task force," Brighton (CO) Standard Blade, Aug. 21, 2008

"Drug use in military exposed," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, Aug. 21, 2008

"Drug seizures become police kickbacks," Tallahassee (FL) Democrat, Aug. 20, 2008

"Firefighters challenge drug-testing proposal," American-Statesman (TX), Aug. 20, 2008

"College presidents seek debate on drinking age," The Advocate (CT), Aug. 20, 2008

"Is society benefiting from the war on pot?," Times & Transcript (Canada), Aug. 20, 2008

"We are winning doping war, insist Olympics body," AFP, Aug. 20, 2008

"Malta third for ease of access to hard drugs," Times of Malta, Aug. 20, 2008

"More drug testing leads to more methods of deception," Chicago Tribune, Aug. 19, 2008

"Big Isle vote could lessen marijuana enforcement," Honolulu Advertiser, Aug. 19, 2008

"The new stoner…you," Blast, Aug. 19, 2008

"Turkey's narcotics trade run by Iranians and Georgians," Todays Zaman (Turkey), Aug. 19, 2008

"Insite uproar a blessing and curse," The (Toronto) Star, Aug. 19, 2008

"Rumours hit Afghan drug trade," Financial Times (UK), Aug. 19, 2008

"Drugs, mental health and the justice system," American-Statesman (TX), Aug. 18, 2008

"Pro:Marijuana use for chronic pain and nausea," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 18, 2008

"Cocaine threatens stability in fragile West Africa," Reuters, Aug. 18, 2008

"Greek sports face organized doping," CNN, Aug. 18, 2008

"Tories aim to force inmates to work in jail," National Post, Aug. 18, 2008

"Latin America deserves much better than a wall," The China Post, Aug. 18, 2008

"World's largest pro-pot rally rolls into town, police not worried," Seattle Post Intelligencer, Aug. 15, 2008

"Drug policy has failed," Sun-Sentinel (FL), Aug. 15, 2008

"Pot-related deaths fan debate: Is loss of life too high a cost?," The Virginian Pilot, Aug. 15, 2008

"Measure B plant limits can't be enforced, judge rules," The Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, Aug. 15, 2008

"A prescription for trouble," Jacksonville (NC) Daily News, Aug. 15, 2008

"23 slayings in 24 hours in drug war," The Australian, Aug. 15, 2008

"Cocaine use trebles in a decade," The (UK) Independent, Aug. 15, 2008

"Prescription drugs more accessible to teens than beer," USA Today, Aug. 14, 2008

"Had a nice trip. Wish you could, too," Sarasota (FL) Herald Tribune, Aug. 14, 2008

"Last dance with Mary Jane, no more time to kill the pain...," Mustang Daily (CA), Aug. 14, 2008

"6 officers in Mexico crime unit arrested," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 14, 2008

"Drugs, diplomacy deter U.S.-Dominican relations," Dominican Today, Aug. 14, 2008

"Drug Money," The (WA) Stranger, Aug. 13, 2008

"Marijuana law changes sought," The Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal, Aug. 13, 2008

"Medicine easy to find on the street," ENC Today, Aug. 13, 2008

"Federal police raid tourist pharmacies," Union-Tribune (CA), Aug. 13, 2008

"Drug prohibition–an untenable hypocrisy," Guardian, Aug. 13, 2008

"Tough-on-drugs policy 'pointless'," BBC News, Aug. 13, 2008

"Ten-million 'illegal' ciggies smoked a day," The Star (South Africa), Aug. 13, 2008

"Govt agencies call for lower drink drive limits-report," The New Zealand Herald, Aug. 13, 2008

"Why the drug war is a crime against humanity explained in plain English," Online Journal, Aug. 12, 2008

"California wins on medical pot law," Appeal Democrat (CA), Aug. 12, 2008

"Westchester lawmakers approve bill restricting sale of some types of cough medicines to minors," Lower Hudson (NY) Journal, Aug. 12, 2008

"Time favors bar owners in smoking battle," Charleston (WV) Gazette, Aug. 12, 2008

"U.S. officials praise Mexico for anti-drug efforts," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Aug. 12, 2008

"WA Libs vow to get tougher on drugs," The Australian, Aug. 12, 2008

"Drug war madness," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 11, 2008

"Officials say Games may never be clean," The Boston Globe, Aug. 11, 2008

"Pulling the lid off pot," The Seattle Times, Aug. 11, 2008

"Hempfest ad on bus criticized by some," The (WA) Olympian, Aug. 11, 2008

"California: Marijuana law goes up in smoke as federal agents raid dispensaries," Guardian (UK), Aug. 11, 2008

"Illicit drug retail sales up with ever more Mexican users," Mexidata, Aug. 11, 2008

"Mexican cartels buy US weapons," UPI, Aug. 10, 2008

"Mexico anti-drug general is ousted," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Aug. 10, 2008

"Opium grips Afghanistan," Washington (DC) Times, Aug. 10, 2008

"Police chief expresses regret over drug raid," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Aug. 9, 2008

"Police state madness: Mayor's dogs gunned down by cops in hyper-agressive drug raid," AlterNet, Aug. 8, 2008

"Oregon's per capita drug use above 2006 U.S. average," The Oregonian, Aug. 8, 2008

"Pot prescriptions come under scrutiny," The (CA) Union, Aug. 8, 2008

"What's wrong with drugs at the Olympics?," (UK) Times Online, Aug. 8, 2008

"Mexico prison tackles HIV ignorance," BBC News, Aug. 8, 2008

"Convict shortage halts Singapore prison project," My Sinchew (Malaysia), Aug. 8, 2008

"Needle Match," The Economist, Aug. 7, 2008

"Mayor Phil Gordon: This isn't personal, it's about safety," Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ), Aug. 7, 2008

"In Philadelphia, mayors urge action on crime," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Aug. 7, 2008

"National drunk driving crackdown – Aug. 15-Sept. 1, 2008," MMWR Weekly (Centers for Disease Control), Aug. 7, 2008

"New drug-testing rules lead to confusion," The (WV) State Journal, Aug. 7, 2008

"Tijuana: In the cartels' shadow," BBC News, Aug. 7, 2008

"Drugs: Are we serious?," Manchester (UK) Confidential, Aug. 7, 2008

"Homegrown marijuana cases surge in Japan," AP, Aug. 7, 2008

"Mandatory jail madness," PerthNow (Australia), Aug. 7, 2008

"Ex-user wants to swap poppies for pomegranates," Swindon (UK) Advertiser, Aug. 7, 2008

"Hawaii teachers' union reneging on drug testing, state says," Honolulu Advertiser, Aug. 6, 2008

"Morro Bay pot dispensary owner found guilty of federal charges," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 6, 2008

"Clement's Insite attack leaves WHO red-faced ," Globe and Mail (Canada), Aug. 6, 2008

"700 slain so far in Juárez," El Paso (TX) Times, Aug. 6, 2008

"Hollywood potheads go mainstream," Edmonton (Canada) Journal, Aug. 6, 2008

"US suspends all extraditions requests," Colombia Reports, Aug. 6, 2008

"Drug operations turning to public land," Northwest (IL) Herald, Aug. 5, 2008

"Collateral damage," Reason Magazine, Aug. 5, 2008

"Should we legalise drugs?," Guardian, Aug. 5, 2008

"Trial of marijuana dispensary owner goes to jury," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 5, 2008

"Guns and poppies," New York Times, Aug. 5, 2008

"Tensions over drug trade bubble to the surface," Globe and Mail (Canada), Aug. 5, 2008

"Drug testing in Wayne County-who gets it, who does not...," Times of Wayne County (NY), Aug. 4, 2008

"Turned-off cannabinoid receptor turns on colorectal tumor growth - CB1 suppresses tumors, a new potential path for treatment, prevention," Medical News Today, Aug. 4, 2008

"Alternative medicine," Rocklin & Rosevill (CA) Today, Aug. 4, 2008

"Afghan airport to help switch from drugs to fruit," Reuters, Aug. 4, 2008

"Women playing a vital role Lyari gang wars, drug peddiling activities," Thaindian News, Aug. 4, 2008

"Mexico proposes international strategy for fight against drug-trafficking," MexiData, Aug. 4, 2008

"War trudges on in state versus federal pot laws," San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, Aug. 3, 2008

"Think tank: Fight smart in the war on drugs," The Times (London, England), Aug. 3, 2008

"Drug outlawed in North Dakota puts man on the spot," The Bismarck (ND) Tribune, Aug. 3, 2008

"Police have second go 'round with medical marijuana patient," Wenatchee (WA) World, Aug. 2, 2008

"Ruling: No religious right to marijuana," The Arizona Daily Star, Aug. 1, 2008

"HSTA fires back over drug testing," Star Bulletin (HI), Aug. 1, 2008

"Prohibition ups gang violence," Calgary (Canada) Sun, Aug. 1, 2008

"Rats, disease plague prisoners in France's overcrowded jails," Bloomberg, Aug. 1, 2008

"Dominican Republic says nations cooperate less in war on drugs," Dominican Today, Aug. 1, 2008

"County loses another round in medical pot ID battle," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, July 31, 2008

"DEA agents raid Culver City medical marijuana dispensary," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 31, 2008

"US vote says cigarettes are drugs," BBC News, July 31, 2008

"Feds get involved in local drug case," The Seattle Times, July 31, 2008

"US drug enforcement agents train Vietnamese police," The Earth Times, July 31, 2008

"Should marijuana be legal?," The (NY) Daily News, July 31, 2008

"We need you in the war on drugs," South Devon (UK) Herald Express, July 31, 2008

"Nigeria's drugs agency to screen top government officials," Afrique en ligne, July 31, 2008

"Thomason Hospital seeks fed aid to treat drug war victims," El Paso (TX) Times, July 31, 2008

"Olympics and Opium Wars," Asia Times, July 31, 2008

"Bush drug warrior crashes pot press conference," RawStory.com, July 30, 2008

"The rat trap," In These Times (IL), July 30, 2008

"Racial fairness gaining ground in the justice system," Baltimore Sun, July 30, 2008

"Mexico's drug cartels take barbarous turn: Targeting bystanders," Washington Post, July 30, 2008

"Drug seizures fails to curb demand," The (UK) Express & Star, July 30, 2008

"Pot-smoking battle going to court," The Spec (Canada), July 30, 2008

"Muting the music of mayhem," Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2008

"Deaths from drug misuse skyrocket," The San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, July 29, 2008

"To catch a cheat," ScienceNews, July 29, 2008

"Research raises questions about 'Policing for Profit'," UT-Dallas News Center, July 29, 2008

"Let poppies be grown for medicine: expert," The Gazette (Canada), July 29, 2008

"E/R Police step up anti-drug war," (Ghana) Statesman, July 29, 2008

"Afghans making heroin at home," AP / Philadelphia Inquirer, July 29, 2008

"Prescription medication teens' drug of choice," Ventura County (CA) Star, July 28, 2008

"Drug crime shows legislators the power of laissez faire," Business Report (South Africa), July 28, 2008

"Taliban are not involved in drug business," The Frontier Post (Pakistan), July 28, 2008

"Troops turn violent in Mexico drug war," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, July 28, 2008

"Drug use and production are both on the rise in Mexico," Frontera Norte Sur, July 28, 2008

"Insite works," National Post (Canada), July 28, 2008

"States cast wary eye on salvia," Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette, July 27, 2008

"Drug trade still fueling Colombia violence," UPI, July 27, 2008

"US plan to fight drugs in Mexico bound to falter without changes," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, July 27, 2008

"Heath Ledger's tragic overdose death and what can be done to prevent others," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, July 27, 2008

"If heroin rules, kingpins walk free," Chicago (IL) Tribune, July 26, 2008

"Conflicting marijuana laws take stage in trial," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 26, 2008

"Illegal painkiller overdoses kill more than 1,000 Americans," Medical News Today, July 25, 2008

"N.Y. bans smoking at treatment centers," Press & Sun-Bulletin (NY), July 25, 2008

"Public hearing planned on medical marijuana," Silver City Sun-News (NM), July 25, 2008

"Doctored heroin linked to 230 fatal drug overdoses," Detroit (MI) Free Press, July 25, 2008

"Mexico, drug cartels, and the Merida Initiative," FrontPage Magazine (CA), July 25, 2008

"Karzai hurts drug war, ex-US official asserts," Boston Globe, July 25, 2008

"Ex U.S. official: Afghan leader shields drug trade," Reuters, July 24, 2008

"Scared straight...by probation," The Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2008

"Drug, alcohol addicts need affordable treatment," Newsday (NY), July 24, 2008

"DEA gets birthday greeting, needs get-well card instead," Nashville (TN) City Paper, July 24, 2008

"Dominican drug czar slams Washington's "persistent obstruction" in narcotics war," Dominican (Republic) Today, July 24, 2008

"Pot: Why not legalize it?," Globe and Mail (Canada), July 24, 2008

"U.S. ranks #1 in consumption of pot, cocaine, smokes," AlterNet, July 23, 2008

"Unhappy 35th birthday to the DEA," Baxter Bulletin (AR), July 23, 2008

"The new reefer madness: arresting people in pain," The Seattle Times, July 23, 2008

"Jail called inadequate," Jackson Hole (WY) News & Guide, July 23, 2008

"Abuse of medical drugs a concern," Bennington Banner (VT), July 23, 2008

"Drug addiction soars in Mexico," USA Today, July 23, 2008

"Trying to outlaw an herbal high," The Boston Globe, July 22, 2008

"Texas county debates use of needle-exchanges," AP, July 22, 2008

"Atkinson bans hydroponic equipment in SA cannabis crackdown," Adelaidenow (Australia), July 22, 2008

"S Leone pledges cocaine crackdown," BBC News, July 22, 2008

"Let's set aside ideology and agree on ways to counter drug abuse," Globe and Mail (Canada), July 22, 2008

"Dedication, commitment can win war on drugs," Joy Online (Ghana), July 22, 2008

"Science of recreational drugs," The (CO) Daily Planet, July 21, 2008

"Dr. Kush," The New Yorker, July 21, 2008

"Drug company still seeking trial participants," Shreveport (LA) Times, July 21, 2008

"Authorities disagree with recent report on lower meth use," Worthington (MN) Daily Globe, July 21, 2008

"Partygoers are resorting to online forums for information about potentially deadly drugs," Adelaidenow (Australia), July 21, 2008

"Customs put coast towns on smuggler look-out," Irish Independent (Ireland), July 21, 2008

"Drug demand in the USA continues to invite terrorism," MexiData, July 21, 2008

"The secrets behind the drug trade in Sierra Leone," The Patriotic Vanguard (Sierra Leone), July 20, 2008

"Under the influence, but not impaired," Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, July 20, 2008

"Kansas City area is falling when tested for drugs," The Kansas City (MO) Star, July 20, 2008

"Arcata anticipates AG guidelines for medical marijuana," The Times-Standard (Eureka, CA), July 20, 2008

"Synthetic pot as a military weapon? Meet the man who ran the secret program," AlterNet, July 19, 2008

"Needle-exchange operator, DA clash," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 19, 2008

"'Magic' mushrooms may lift spirituality," Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune, July 19, 2008

"Ibuprofen strip-search – at 13," Washington (DC) Times, July 19, 2008

"Drug laws fertilize teen violence," Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 18, 2008

"The fly on the elephant," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, July 18, 2008

"Pot smoking linked to crash," Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, July 18, 2008

"Cops return medical-marijuana files taken in raid – but not the pot," Seattle (WA) Times, July 18, 2008

"Three more arrests after Sierra Leone record cocaine bust," Agence France-Presse, July 17, 2008

"Suit claims pot denial was illegal," San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, July 17, 2008

"Analysis: Crime figures down," BBC News, July 17, 2008

"Home-made sub seized on suspected drug run," Belfast (Ireland) Telegraph, July 17, 2008

"Justice denies request in agent's death," Washington (DC) Times, July 17, 2008

"US citizens claim profiling, join lawsuit against Sheriff Arpaio," Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ), July 17, 2008

"Costa Rica disappointed by US anti-drug aid package," Xinhua News Agency (China), July 17, 2008

"Regular exercise may counter addiction," Canwest News Service / Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Herald, July 17, 2008

"Captain Underpants and the preposterous pill policy," by Jacob Sullum, TownHall.com, July 16, 2008

"Drug war mayhem instills a new fear," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 16, 2008

"Clues in Saratoga pot bust suggest link to Mexican drug cartel," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, July 16, 2008

"Sheriff's office names head of jail investigation," Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 16, 2008

"Politicians urged to allow marijuana for health problems," New Zealand Herald (Auckland, NZ), July 16, 2008

"Officer in deadly crash held; tests reveal marijuana in blood," Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, July 16, 2008

"Drug smugglers bribing US agents on Mexico border," Reuters, July 15, 2008

"Sinaloa rocked by soaring drug violence," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 15, 2008

"'Cartel of the Snitches' scores on Colombian TV," AP / CNN, July 15, 2008

"Gunmen kill Guatemala prosecutor," BBC News, July 15, 2008

"District to vote on funding student-athletes' drug tests," Detroit (MI) Free Press, July 14, 2008

"US kept in dark on rescue mission," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 14, 2008

"Eight shot dead in Mexico attack," BBC News, July 14, 2008

"Sierra Leone police arrest drug crew," BBC News, July 14, 2008

"Return of the poppy," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, July 14, 2008

"35 years of drug war failure," Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review, July 13, 2008

"Trying to script a solution," Las Vegas (NV) Sun, July 13, 2008

"What if the candidates pandered to economists?" New York (NY) Times, July 13, 2008

"McNerney changes medical marijuana stance," Oakland (CA) Tribune, July 12, 2008

"Lake Stevens High School's drug tests ran afoul of the law," The Herald (Everett, WA), July 12, 2008

"Medical marijuana list released," Honolulu (HI) Advertiser, July 12, 2008

"Across midwest, interest in medical marijuana grows," Chicago (IL) Tribune, July 12, 2008

"Mexico's drug war shows a virulent feminine side," Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 12, 2008

"An American pastime: Smoking pot," Time, July 11, 2008

"Mexico police probing 'hitmen' web site adverts," Reuters, July 11, 2008

"Too many prisoners," Washington (DC) Post, July 11, 2008

"Watauga teen cleared of delivering spiked sweets to police," Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, July 11, 2008

"Colombia's success, time to rethink drug strategy," Washington (DC) Post, July 11, 2008

"After club-goer's death, Health Canada looks at BZP," The Globe & Mail (Toronto, Ont., Canada), July 10, 2008

"Number of new HIV cases reported in Afghanistan increasing, Health Ministry says," Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, July 10, 2008

"Newark schools announce new drug, alcohol policy," Newark (OH) Advocate, July 10, 2008

"Teen says he didn't put drugs in cookies delivered to police," Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, July 10, 2008

"Abuses are found in online sales of medication," New York (NY) Times, July 9, 2008

"Parole credit triggers criticism," Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, July 9, 2008

"Medicaid to cover minor drug treatment," Philadelphia (PA) Examiner.com, July 9, 2008

"Drug clinic seen getting green light," The Citizen of Laconia (NH), July 9, 2008

"East Chicago cop implicated in drug sting," Chicago (IL) Post-Tribune, July 8, 2008

"Six burned bodies found in Mexico," BBC News, July 8, 2008

"The war in the Pacific," StrategyPage.com, July 7, 2008

"Crack-coke prison terms long, unfair," Delaware County Daily Times (Primos, PA), July 7, 2008

"Policing the poppy fields," BBC News, July l7, 2008

"Alcohol 'widely available, extremely cheap'," Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter, July 6, 2008

"Dangerous duo," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, July 6, 2008

"Why Wei remains untouchable," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, July 6, 2008

"This is the US on drugs," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 5, 2008

"Big pharma is in a frenzy to bring cannabis-based medicines to market," AlterNet, July 5, 2008

"Farmers caught in the poppy trade," BBC News, July 5, 2008

"Afghan link to Seoul drug arrests," BBC News, July 4, 2008

"Justice in hot water over dubious grants," Washington (DC) Independent, July 3, 2008

"McCain praises Colombia's drug interdiction," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 3, 2008

"Cocaine set to hit UK drinks trade," Morning Advertiser (Crawley, England), July 3, 2008

"What if Rush had gone to jail for a few years because of his drug addiction?" Huffington Post, July 3, 2008

"Not winning the war on drugs," New York (NY) Times, July 2, 2008

"Red tape may delay $400 million for Mexico drug war," Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 2, 2008

"Government-controlled opium production is way of life in Turkey," Voice of America, July 2, 2008

"Concern over country's growth as drug conduit," Daily Nation (Nairobo, Kenya), July 2, 2008

"WA aims for less medical marijuana in revised rule," Seattle (WA) Times, July 1, 2008

"US leads 17 countries in cocaine, marijuana use, survey finds," Bloomberg News Service, July 1, 2008

"As fires rage, the law protects us from marijuana," Sacramento (CA) Bee, July 1, 2008

"Counternarcotics effort in West Africa widens Pentagon's purview," Washington (DC) Post, June 30, 2008

"US warns on Mexico drugs war," Financial Times (London, England), June 30, 2008

"In Colombia, war against rebels easing after decades," USA Today, June 30, 2008

"Overdose deaths jump 147% in Indiana," Indianapolis (IN) Star, June 30, 2008

"Drugs conference to return after 21 years," Liverpool (England) Daily Post, June 30, 2008

"Drug war on moms," Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, June 29, 2008

"False positives are common in drug tests on new moms," Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, June 29, 2008

"Afghanistan threaten progress in world drug control: UNODC," Relief Web, June 29, 2008

"Ecstasy is the key to treating PTSD," AlterNet, June 27, 2008

"National drug strategy neglects value of harm reduction, critic says," Ottawa (Ontario) Citizen, June 27, 2008

"Police in Mexico battle cartels, fear," Detroit (MI) Free Press, June 27, 2008

"History of meth goes back to 1887," Post-Tribune (IN), June 27, 2008

"Drug control under threat: UN," In The News (UK), June 27, 2008

"Drug offenders to bag minimum of 15 years–AG," Leadership Nigeria, June 27, 2008

"Burma and Afghanistan increase opium production: UNODC," The Irrawaddy (Thailand), June 27, 2008

"Cannabis—a fast emerging health problem in Pakistan," The International News (Pakistan), June 27, 2008

"Raids target vast pot-growing network in Northern California," Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2008

"War on drugs began 14 centuries ago," Gulf Times (Qatar), June 26, 2008

"China drug addicts put at 2.3M," United Press International, June 26, 2008

"100,000 people involved in illegal drug trade in Bangladesh," People's View (China), June 26, 2008

"Myanmar to strive for realizing poppy-free target by 2014," China View, June 26, 2008

"HIV among drug addicts increasing: Study," NDTV (India), June 26, 2008

"China's anti-drug efforts pay off," CCTV (China), June 26, 2008

"President, Prime Minister call for united fight against drug abuse," Thaindian News (Thailand), June 26, 2008

"It's time to get rid of the good-people-vs.-bad-people view of drug use," AlterNet, June 25, 2008

"Feds launch massive pot sting," Times-Standard (CA), June 25, 2008

"China announces death sentences in drug crackdown," The Straits Times (Singapore), June 25, 2008

"Deaths climb in Mexico's drug war," CNN, June 25, 2008

"Poppy cultivation: Arms funding for Taliban," Merinews (India), June 25, 2008

"China helping 'Golden Triangle' cut drug production," China View, June 25, 2008

"Dr. Joycelyn Elders visits Raleigh Wednesday," IndyWeek.com (Durham, NC), June 24, 2008

"Drug war needs practical approach," Battle Creek Enquirer (MI), June 24, 2008

"Organic roses instead of opium," Organic-Market, June 24, 2008

"In Latin America, some leaders reject U.S. drug war," Reuters, June 24, 2008

"Iran struggles in Afghan drug fight," Arabian Business, June 24, 2008

"West links drug war aid to Iranian nuclear impasse," AP, June 24, 2008

"You can't stop people taking drugs," Plymouth (UK) Evening Herald, June 24, 2008

"George Will's weak defense of our embarrassing incarceration rates," StopTheDrugWar.org, June 23, 2008

"Alcohol, other addictions increasing in older adults," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, June 23, 2008

"Marijuana's rising potency sparks debate," The Boston Globe, June 23, 2008

"Why it's time to scrap the Rockefeller drug laws," History News Network, June 23, 2008

"RSL rejects calls to use ecstasy on stressed war veterans," Courier Mail (AU), June 23, 2008

"Battling drug addiction in Afghanistan," BBC News, June 23, 2008

"Govt failing to deal with problem of drugs in prison," Belfast Telegraph (UK), June 23, 2008

"One big drug test: Analyzing a city's sewage can put a number on its vices," Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2008

"Webb urges fresh look at the war on drugs," Daily Press (VA), June 20, 2008

"Reefer madness: Hailey sues Hailey," Idaho Mountain Express, June 20, 2008

"Judge dismisses woman's religious drug-use argument," Press-Register (AL), June 20, 2008

"War on drugs intensifies- As America's DEA sets up Accra office," The (Ghana) Statesman, June 20, 2008

"60% of population to be free from drugs by 2010," Nhan Dan (Vietnam), June 20, 2008

"UN: Good and bad news on the war on drugs," Miami (FL) Herald, June 19, 2008

"Minnesota law hits meth makers," Grand Forks Herald (ND), June 19, 2008

"Pivotal pot case smoulders until man finds lawyer," Tronoto (Canada) Star, June 19, 2008

"Coca cultivation rises in Colombia, U.N. says," Washington (DC) Post, June 19, 2008

"Democrat wants ecstasy for traumatised Aussie war vets," Adelaidenow (Australia), June 19, 2008

"Mexican offensive fails to rein in drug wars," Globe and Mail (Canada), June 19, 2008

"New Florida rules return more than 115,000 ex-offenders to voting rolls," The New York Times, June 18, 2008

"Specter would 'absolutely' use medical marijuana," The Bulletin (Philadelphia, PA), June 18, 2008

"Legalize every drug," The (NY) Sun, June 18, 2008

"Top drugs on street now Rx," The Florida Times-Union, June 18, 2008

"Offenders seek clean slates," Washington (DC) Post, June 18, 2008

"Pot potency peril," Town Hall, June 18, 2008

"China pushing hard for clean doping image as Olympics approach," CNN, June 18, 2008

"Vietnam launches crackdown on drug abuse," Vietnam Net Bridge, June 18, 2008

"Drug-testing folly," Rocky Mountain News, June 17, 2008

"Analysts: Ex-rivals' merge to 'megacartel' intensifies brutality in Mexico," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 17, 2008

"Obama's drug past isn't hurting him – but thousands aren't so lucky," AlterNet, June 17, 2008

"Employers ponder tough tactics to halt smoking," San Francisco Chronicle, June 17, 2008

"Metro police will face steroids test," The Tennessean, June 17, 2008

"Amsterdam coffee shops say tobacco ban is blow to business," The (UK) Independent, June 17, 2008

"Drug traffickers use strategic points in Malaysian waters," Malaysia Star, June 17, 2008

"Alcohol rules will inevitably be tightened again," Scoop (New Zealand), June 17, 2008

"Florida Medical Examiner's report show prescription drugs more deadly," North Florida News Daily, June 16, 2008

"PDEA trains more antinarcotics agents," ABS-CBN News (Philippines), June 16, 2008

"Funding not only tool needed to stem drug violence," El Paso (TX) Times, June 16, 2008

"Burma arrests 245 drug traffickers," The Sydney Morning Herald, June 16, 2008

"Recovering cocaine addict in support of 'Misuse And Addictions Week', UK," Medical News Today, June 16, 2008

"Drug trafficking: NDLEA gets body scanner," The (Nigeria) Tide, June 16, 2008

"Bill could bring relief," Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette, June 15, 2008

"Should marijuana be legalized?" Napa Valley (CA) Register, June 15, 2008

"Legal drugs kill far more than illegal, Florida says," New York (NY) Times, June 14, 2008

"The White House returns to stoking tears about potent pot," AlterNet, June 13, 2008

"State on right path on marijuana law," The (WA) Olympian, June 13, 2008

"Illicit drugs: get it in the mail," The Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, June 13, 2008

"TTC report recommends employee drug testing," Globe and Mail (Canada), June 13, 2008

"TTC report recommends employee drug testing," Globe and Mail (Canada), June 13, 2008

"Hard drugs swamping Australia," The Australian, June 13, 2008

" 'High' employment," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, June 13, 2008

"New criminal record: 7.2 million," The Washington Post, June 12, 2008

"Study: Marijuana potency increases in 2007," AP / New York (NY) Times, June 12, 2008

"Local police departments look to increase use of Taser," Newsday (NY), June 12, 2008

"Drug tests for cop?," Ottawa (Canada) Sun, June 12, 2008

"Grisly messages decorate a drug war," Boston Globe, June 12, 2008

"RAF blow up world's biggest drugs haul worth £225 MILLION in Afghanistan desert," Daily Mail (UK), June 12, 2008

"Medical pot law arguments heard," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, June 11, 2008

"ONDCP puts Hispanic parents on drug alert...by villainizing their children," AdRants, June 11, 2008

"Raiding California—Drew Carey on medical marijuana and minors," Reason, June 11, 2008

"You can still have your joint, but only if it's pure," Spiegel Online (Germany), June 11, 2008

"Cobos wants feds to foot bill to treat, protect casualties of Juárez drug war," El Paso (TX) Times, June 11, 2008

"Remote Tajik outpost on front line of drugs war," Reuters, June 11, 2008

"AIDS drugs reaching more people in developing world, U.N. says," Washington Post, June 10, 2008

"Drug war needs new ideas," (Hartford) Courant, June 10, 2008

"Baltimore City considers fining out-of-town drug buyers," The Examiner (MD), June 10, 2008

"Researchers learn more about cocaine related brain damage," Medical News Today, June 10, 2008

"Highs of a world where drugs are legal," The First Post (UK), June 10, 2008

"An all-out war on drugs," VietNamNet Bridge, June 10, 2008

"Drugs trade, corruption, prolonging Taliban insurgency: report," AFP, June 10, 2008

"Forum sets out radical drugs plan," BBC News, June 9, 2008

"Marijuana hotbed retreats on medicinal use," The New York Times, June 9, 2008

"Shooting galleries should be piloted in Scotland, says report," Nursing Times (London, England), June 9, 2008

"Big Island Council looks a little wobbly on pot issue," Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, June 9, 2008

"Will Mexico's drug wars hurt business?," Business Week, June 9, 2008

"Cartels driven by desire for big payoff," El Paso (TX) Times, June 9, 2008

"Drug laws make Dubai the riskiest destination for unwary travellers," Guardian (UK), June 9, 2008

"Heroin seizures set to soar," (Ireland) Independent, June 9, 2008

"Drugs 'prime threat to Britain' ," Bradford (UK) Telegraph & Argus, June 9, 2008

"Drugs worth £100million are smuggled into jails each year," Mirror (UK), June 9, 2008

"Mexico drug wars," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 7, 2008

"Addicted to grants," Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, June 7, 2008

"California will fight court ruling on medical marijuana," Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2008

"Bill boosts drug enforcement," Rutland Herald (VT), June 6, 2008

"US drug officials nab record amounts of cocaine," AP, June 6, 2008

"Colombia deal is a bad one," New Hampshire Business Review, June 6, 2008

"West Africa needs more help to fight drug trafficking," The (Ghana) Statesman, June 6, 2008

"Congress approves Plan Mexico," The (NYC) Indypendent, June 6, 2008

"Hidden cost of using cocaine," South Wales (UK) Evening Post, June 6, 2008

"Mendocino pot measure in limbo," Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat, June 5, 2008

"America's medicated army," Time, June 5, 2008

"CDC study: Teen sex, drug use down compared to 1990's," AP / Fox News, June 5, 2008

"3-year school drug testing pilot program set for Detroit," Chicago Tribune, June 5, 2008

"Humanitarian aspects stressed in drug laws," Shanghai Daily (China), June 5, 2008

"The high times are a-changing in Cambodia's cannabis crackdown," Monsters and Critics, June 5, 2008

"Former Mexico governor convicted on drug charges," AP, June 5, 2008

"Drug cartels siphon pipelines," The Washington (DC) Times, June 4, 2008

"Tough pill to swallow: Most overdose deaths involve prescription drugs," Village Soup (ME), June 4, 2008

"Medical marijuana patients could see protection," The California Aggie, June 4, 2008

"Medical marijuana doctor gives straight answers," Salem-News (OR), June 4, 2008

"Promoting perfume, not poppies, in Afghanistan," NPR, June 4, 2008

"Mexico at the brink," The New York Times, June 4, 2008

"All indicators point to a softening of America's harsh marijuana laws," AlterNet, June 3, 2008

"Money laundering law popular in drug war is curbed in high court," St. Clair County (IL) Journal, June 3, 2008

"Patients to push for medical marijuana law," The (NY) Daily Star, June 3, 2008

" 'Informal conversation' on medical marijuana," The Seattle Times, June 3, 2008

"California County may scrap pro-pot law amid furor over crime," Bloomberg, June 3, 2008

"Mexico army marches into drug war--again," Los Angeles Times, June 3, 2008

"Safe injection drug sites benefit society," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, June 3, 2008

"Court ruling opens door for drug-dogs to sniff around homes without a warrant," The Flint (MI) Journal, June 2, 2008

"Dropping drugs," Bradenton (FL) Herald, June 2, 2008

"Drug cartels possess more firepower, technology," El Paso Times (TX) Herald, June 2, 2008

"Activists criticize UN board," Times & Transcript (Canada), June 2, 2008

"Ecstasy is the key to treating PTSD," AlterNet, June 27, 2008

"National drug strategy neglects value of harm reduction, critic says," Ottawa (Ontario) Citizen, June 27, 2008

"Police in Mexico battle cartels, fear," Detroit (MI) Free Press, June 27, 2008

"History of meth goes back to 1887," Post-Tribune (IN), June 27, 2008

"Drug control under threat: UN," In The News (UK), June 27, 2008

"Drug offenders to bag minimum of 15 years–AG," Leadership Nigeria, June 27, 2008

"Burma and Afghanistan increase opium production: UNODC," The Irrawaddy (Thailand), June 27, 2008

"Cannabis—a fast emerging health problem in Pakistan," The International News (Pakistan), June 27, 2008

"Raids target vast pot-growing network in Northern California," Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2008

"War on drugs began 14 centuries ago," Gulf Times (Qatar), June 26, 2008

"China drug addicts put at 2.3M," United Press International, June 26, 2008

"100,000 people involved in illegal drug trade in Bangladesh," People's View (China), June 26, 2008

"Myanmar to strive for realizing poppy-free target by 2014," China View, June 26, 2008

"HIV among drug addicts increasing: Study," NDTV (India), June 26, 2008

"China's anti-drug efforts pay off," CCTV (China), June 26, 2008

"President, Prime Minister call for united fight against drug abuse," Thaindian News (Thailand), June 26, 2008

"It's time to get rid of the good-people-vs.-bad-people view of drug use," AlterNet, June 25, 2008

"Feds launch massive pot sting," Times-Standard (CA), June 25, 2008

"China announces death sentences in drug crackdown," The Straits Times (Singapore), June 25, 2008

"Deaths climb in Mexico's drug war," CNN, June 25, 2008

"Poppy cultivation: Arms funding for Taliban," Merinews (India), June 25, 2008

"China helping 'Golden Triangle' cut drug production," China View, June 25, 2008

"Dr. Joycelyn Elders visits Raleigh Wednesday," IndyWeek.com (Durham, NC), June 24, 2008

"Drug war needs practical approach," Battle Creek Enquirer (MI), June 24, 2008

"Organic roses instead of opium," Organic-Market, June 24, 2008

"In Latin America, some leaders reject U.S. drug war," Reuters, June 24, 2008

"Iran struggles in Afghan drug fight," Arabian Business, June 24, 2008

"West links drug war aid to Iranian nuclear impasse," AP, June 24, 2008

"You can't stop people taking drugs," Plymouth (UK) Evening Herald, June 24, 2008

"George Will's weak defense of our embarrassing incarceration rates," StopTheDrugWar.org, June 23, 2008

"Alcohol, other addictions increasing in older adults," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, June 23, 2008

"Marijuana's rising potency sparks debate," The Boston Globe, June 23, 2008

"Why it's time to scrap the Rockefeller drug laws," History News Network, June 23, 2008

"RSL rejects calls to use ecstasy on stressed war veterans," Courier Mail (AU), June 23, 2008

"Battling drug addiction in Afghanistan," BBC News, June 23, 2008

"Govt failing to deal with problem of drugs in prison," Belfast Telegraph (UK), June 23, 2008

"One big drug test: Analyzing a city's sewage can put a number on its vices," Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2008

"Webb urges fresh look at the war on drugs," Daily Press (VA), June 20, 2008

"Reefer madness: Hailey sues Hailey," Idaho Mountain Express, June 20, 2008

"Judge dismisses woman's religious drug-use argument," Press-Register (AL), June 20, 2008

"War on drugs intensifies- As America's DEA sets up Accra office," The (Ghana) Statesman, June 20, 2008

"60% of population to be free from drugs by 2010," Nhan Dan (Vietnam), June 20, 2008

"UN: Good and bad news on the war on drugs," Miami (FL) Herald, June 19, 2008

"Minnesota law hits meth makers," Grand Forks Herald (ND), June 19, 2008

"Pivotal pot case smoulders until man finds lawyer," Tronoto (Canada) Star, June 19, 2008

"Coca cultivation rises in Colombia, U.N. says," Washington (DC) Post, June 19, 2008

"Democrat wants ecstasy for traumatised Aussie war vets," Adelaidenow (Australia), June 19, 2008

"Mexican offensive fails to rein in drug wars," Globe and Mail (Canada), June 19, 2008

"New Florida rules return more than 115,000 ex-offenders to voting rolls," The New York Times, June 18, 2008

"Specter would 'absolutely' use medical marijuana," The Bulletin (Philadelphia, PA), June 18, 2008

"Legalize every drug," The (NY) Sun, June 18, 2008

"Top drugs on street now Rx," The Florida Times-Union, June 18, 2008

"Offenders seek clean slates," Washington (DC) Post, June 18, 2008

"Pot potency peril," Town Hall, June 18, 2008

"China pushing hard for clean doping image as Olympics approach," CNN, June 18, 2008

"Vietnam launches crackdown on drug abuse," Vietnam Net Bridge, June 18, 2008

"Drug-testing folly," Rocky Mountain News, June 17, 2008

"Analysts: Ex-rivals' merge to 'megacartel' intensifies brutality in Mexico," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 17, 2008

"Obama's drug past isn't hurting him – but thousands aren't so lucky," AlterNet, June 17, 2008

"Employers ponder tough tactics to halt smoking," San Francisco Chronicle, June 17, 2008

"Metro police will face steroids test," The Tennessean, June 17, 2008

"Amsterdam coffee shops say tobacco ban is blow to business," The (UK) Independent, June 17, 2008

"Drug traffickers use strategic points in Malaysian waters," Malaysia Star, June 17, 2008

"Alcohol rules will inevitably be tightened again," Scoop (New Zealand), June 17, 2008

"Florida Medical Examiner's report show prescription drugs more deadly," North Florida News Daily, June 16, 2008

"PDEA trains more antinarcotics agents," ABS-CBN News (Philippines), June 16, 2008

"Funding not only tool needed to stem drug violence," El Paso (TX) Times, June 16, 2008

"Burma arrests 245 drug traffickers," The Sydney Morning Herald, June 16, 2008

"Recovering cocaine addict in support of 'Misuse And Addictions Week', UK," Medical News Today, June 16, 2008

"Drug trafficking: NDLEA gets body scanner," The (Nigeria) Tide, June 16, 2008

"Bill could bring relief," Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette, June 15, 2008

"Should marijuana be legalized?" Napa Valley (CA) Register, June 15, 2008

"Legal drugs kill far more than illegal, Florida says," New York (NY) Times, June 14, 2008

"The White House returns to stoking tears about potent pot," AlterNet, June 13, 2008

"State on right path on marijuana law," The (WA) Olympian, June 13, 2008

"Illicit drugs: get it in the mail," The Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, June 13, 2008

"TTC report recommends employee drug testing," Globe and Mail (Canada), June 13, 2008

"TTC report recommends employee drug testing," Globe and Mail (Canada), June 13, 2008

"Hard drugs swamping Australia," The Australian, June 13, 2008

" 'High' employment," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, June 13, 2008

"New criminal record: 7.2 million," The Washington Post, June 12, 2008

"Study: Marijuana potency increases in 2007," AP / New York (NY) Times, June 12, 2008

"Local police departments look to increase use of Taser," Newsday (NY), June 12, 2008

"Drug tests for cop?," Ottawa (Canada) Sun, June 12, 2008

"Grisly messages decorate a drug war," Boston Globe, June 12, 2008

"RAF blow up world's biggest drugs haul worth £225 MILLION in Afghanistan desert," Daily Mail (UK), June 12, 2008

"Medical pot law arguments heard," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, June 11, 2008

"ONDCP puts Hispanic parents on drug alert...by villainizing their children," AdRants, June 11, 2008

"Raiding California—Drew Carey on medical marijuana and minors," Reason, June 11, 2008

"You can still have your joint, but only if it's pure," Spiegel Online (Germany), June 11, 2008

"Cobos wants feds to foot bill to treat, protect casualties of Juárez drug war," El Paso (TX) Times, June 11, 2008

"Remote Tajik outpost on front line of drugs war," Reuters, June 11, 2008

"AIDS drugs reaching more people in developing world, U.N. says," Washington Post, June 10, 2008

"Drug war needs new ideas," (Hartford) Courant, June 10, 2008

"Baltimore City considers fining out-of-town drug buyers," The Examiner (MD), June 10, 2008

"Researchers learn more about cocaine related brain damage," Medical News Today, June 10, 2008

"Highs of a world where drugs are legal," The First Post (UK), June 10, 2008

"An all-out war on drugs," VietNamNet Bridge, June 10, 2008

"Drugs trade, corruption, prolonging Taliban insurgency: report," AFP, June 10, 2008

"Forum sets out radical drugs plan," BBC News, June 9, 2008

"Marijuana hotbed retreats on medicinal use," The New York Times, June 9, 2008

"Shooting galleries should be piloted in Scotland, says report," Nursing Times (London, England), June 9, 2008

"Big Island Council looks a little wobbly on pot issue," Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, June 9, 2008

"Will Mexico's drug wars hurt business?," Business Week, June 9, 2008

"Cartels driven by desire for big payoff," El Paso (TX) Times, June 9, 2008

"Drug laws make Dubai the riskiest destination for unwary travellers," Guardian (UK), June 9, 2008

"Heroin seizures set to soar," (Ireland) Independent, June 9, 2008

"Drugs 'prime threat to Britain' ," Bradford (UK) Telegraph & Argus, June 9, 2008

"Drugs worth £100million are smuggled into jails each year," Mirror (UK), June 9, 2008

"Mexico drug wars," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 7, 2008

"Addicted to grants," Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal, June 7, 2008

"California will fight court ruling on medical marijuana," Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2008

"Bill boosts drug enforcement," Rutland Herald (VT), June 6, 2008

"US drug officials nab record amounts of cocaine," AP, June 6, 2008

"Colombia deal is a bad one," New Hampshire Business Review, June 6, 2008

"West Africa needs more help to fight drug trafficking," The (Ghana) Statesman, June 6, 2008

"Congress approves Plan Mexico," The (NYC) Indypendent, June 6, 2008

"Hidden cost of using cocaine," South Wales (UK) Evening Post, June 6, 2008

"Mendocino pot measure in limbo," Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat, June 5, 2008

"America's medicated army," Time, June 5, 2008

"CDC study: Teen sex, drug use down compared to 1990's," AP / Fox News, June 5, 2008

"3-year school drug testing pilot program set for Detroit," Chicago Tribune, June 5, 2008

"Humanitarian aspects stressed in drug laws," Shanghai Daily (China), June 5, 2008

"The high times are a-changing in Cambodia's cannabis crackdown," Monsters and Critics, June 5, 2008

"Former Mexico governor convicted on drug charges," AP, June 5, 2008

"Drug cartels siphon pipelines," The Washington (DC) Times, June 4, 2008

"Tough pill to swallow: Most overdose deaths involve prescription drugs," Village Soup (ME), June 4, 2008

"Medical marijuana patients could see protection," The California Aggie, June 4, 2008

"Medical marijuana doctor gives straight answers," Salem-News (OR), June 4, 2008

"Promoting perfume, not poppies, in Afghanistan," NPR, June 4, 2008

"Mexico at the brink," The New York Times, June 4, 2008

"All indicators point to a softening of America's harsh marijuana laws," AlterNet, June 3, 2008

"Money laundering law popular in drug war is curbed in high court," St. Clair County (IL) Journal, June 3, 2008

"Patients to push for medical marijuana law," The (NY) Daily Star, June 3, 2008

" 'Informal conversation' on medical marijuana," The Seattle Times, June 3, 2008

"California County may scrap pro-pot law amid furor over crime," Bloomberg, June 3, 2008

"Mexico army marches into drug war--again," Los Angeles Times, June 3, 2008

"Safe injection drug sites benefit society," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, June 3, 2008

"Court ruling opens door for drug-dogs to sniff around homes without a warrant," The Flint (MI) Journal, June 2, 2008

"Dropping drugs," Bradenton (FL) Herald, June 2, 2008

"Drug cartels possess more firepower, technology," El Paso Times (TX) Herald, June 2, 2008

"Activists criticize UN board," Times & Transcript (Canada), June 2, 2008

"Drug treatment can fight prison bias," Times Union (NY), March 14, 2008

"Alzheimer's research can no longer be sidelined," The Independent (UK), March 14, 2008

"Study aims to clear haze surrounding pot addiction," San Diego Union Tribune, March 14, 2008

"Utah's war on meth earns praise," The Salt Lake Tribune, March 14, 2008

"Top prosecutors in Ariz., Mexico target smuggling," The Arizona Republic, March 14, 2008

"$77 billion budget ready for lawmakers' vote," The Washington Times, March 13, 2008

"Inquiry into doctor may link players to drugs," The New York Times, March 13, 2008

"Sheriff asks commission to change portion of drug test policy," Sun Tribune (KS), March 13, 2008

"Debate over psychedelic drug resurfaces in state; Kimberly district warns parents of salvia divinorum," Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent, March 13, 2008

"100 rail staff fail drug tests," The (Australia) Daily Telegraph, March 13, 2008

"Drug office's budget tactics faulted," Washington Post, March 12, 2008

"Cost of medical pot ID cards getting higher," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, March 12, 2008

"Crazy 'pot will make you sell your children' warning from otherwise sane Senator," AlterNet, March 12, 2008

"Tax relief proposed for pot clubs," The Examiner, March 12, 2008

"Solicitor general slams US State Department report," Antigua Sun, March 12, 2008

"Is salvia the next marijuana?," Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 11, 2008

"Bill creating system to track purchases of meds advances," DesMoines (IA) Register, March 11, 2008

"Land of the free is world's top jailer," Online Journal, March 11, 2008

"Medical marijuana gets support," Peoria (IL) Journal Star, March 11, 2008

"Hands off our coca," New Statesman (UK), March 11, 2008

"Activist's past bars her from U Senate," University of Maryland (College Park) Diamondback, March 10, 2008

"The prison industry in the United States: big business or a new form of slavery?," Global Research, March 10, 2008

"Dangerous diversions: Specter of prescription drug abuse creates tough balancing act for doctors," American Medical News, March 10, 2008

"Treating medical problems with incarceration," The (MA) Daily News Tribune, March 10, 2008

"Drug-disposal messages mixed," The (KY) Courier-Journal, March 10, 2008

"Do we want to build more prisons or build for America's future?," New Brunswick (NJ) Home News Tribune, March 10, 2008

"Drug expert recommends heroin 'shooting galleries'," Scotland on Sunday (Edinburgh, Scotland), March 9, 2008

"'Coke fashionistas' are ruining Africa – UN boss," The Observer (London, England), March 9, 2008

"Fairer drug sentences," The Herald (Rock Hill, SC), March 9, 2008

"Stop snitchin' culture silenced," Boston Herald, March 7, 2008

"Mexico approves open-trial system," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, March 7, 2008

"Suriname seeks clarification over allegations in US drug report," Caribbean Net News, March 7, 2008

"Convictions spur local war on drugs," Jamaica Gleaner, March 7, 2008

"SA is a haven for smugglers," Independent Online (South Africa), March 7, 2008

"Rehab centers treat growing number of older addicts," Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2008

"Critics fight proposal to toughen conditions on parolees tougher," Great Falls (MT) Tribune, March 6, 2008

"U.S. Mayors call for change," TransWorldNews (GA), March 6, 2008

"UN report indicts Nigeria, Senegal, others," allAfrica, March 6, 2008

"UN needs to chew on its drug policy," National Post (Canada), March 6, 2008

"Governor responds to hip hop moguls demand for drug law reform," NY1, March 5, 2008

"Pharming' a growing fear," Rocky Mountain News, March 5, 2008

"UN alarm at spread of Afghan opium," (UK) Financial Times, March 5, 2008

"UN drug czar wants Insite closed," The (Toronto) Province, March 5, 2008

"Crack kits' draw ire of UN agency," Times Colonist (Canada), March 5, 2008

"Feuds and envy fuelled deadly Thai drug war: rights body," Reuters, March 5, 2008

"Hell, a handbasket and tougher drug laws," Toronto (Canada) Star, March 5, 2008

"Faith-based groups voice support for needle exchange programs," CQPolitics, March 4, 2008

"Medical pot proposal on its way to Michigan's ballot," Detroit (MI) Free Press, March 4, 2008

"Online drug sales," Watertown (NY) Daily Times, March 4, 2008

"Pot kingpins no longer rule as laws, agents toughen up," Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, March 4, 2008

"Officials fear meth surge as funding dries up," Chicago Tribune, March 4, 2008

"Studies expose health hazards of hookah use," The Harvard Crimson, March 4, 2008

"The phoney war," Stabroek News (Guyana), March 4, 2008

"Attitude to drug-abusing celebrities 'sending wrong message'," The London Paper (London, England) March 3, 2008

"Judge says Cathedral City overstepped its authority in medical marijuana case," The Press-Enterprise, March 3, 2008

"Medicinal marijuana legislation dies in KS Senate committee," Kansas State Collegian, March 3, 2008

"Czech court supports cannabis grower," Czech (Republic) Happenings, March 3, 2008

"Caribean remains major drug transit point," Daily Caribbean Diaspora News, March 3, 2008

"War against drugs is constant battle," South Devon (UK) Herald Express, March 3, 2008

"US & Mexican activists target merida initiative, trade pacts," Mexidata.info, March 3, 2008

"Bush urges new rules on online sales of addictive prescription drugs," Los Angeles (CA) Times, March 2, 2008

"Marijuana in the medicine cabinet," Hartford (CT) Business Journal, March 2, 2008

"Cannabis in cap, gown at school," AP / Baltimore (MD) Sun, March 2, 2008

"State drug courts fight for funding," The Virginian-Pilot, Feb. 29, 2008

"Peer-reviewed science must be the source for policy decisions regarding drug harm-reduction," Medical News Today, Feb. 29, 2008

"W.D.M. drug rule has local school districts talking," Iowa City Press-Citizen, Feb. 29, 2008

"The story of opium," Chiang Mai (Thailand) City Life, Feb. 29, 2008

"Nigeria: AGF assures NDLEA of proper funding," allAfrica, Feb. 29, 2008

"1 in 100 US adults behind bars, new study says," New York (NY) Times, Feb. 28, 2008

"Program will help ID drug-impaired drivers," Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Feb. 28, 2008

In Juarez, drug war gets even bloodier," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 28, 2008

"Congress mulls drugs law for pro sports," AP, Feb. 28, 2008

"Washington cracks down on drug trade," Forbes, Feb. 28, 2008

"War on drugs will never be won, says anti-doping chief," Guardian, Feb. 28, 2008

"William F. Buckley Jr. is dead at 82," New York (NY) Times, Feb. 27, 2008

"SF: Resolution condemns DEA letters to marijuana dispensary landlords," AP, Feb. 27, 2008

"John P. Morgan, 68, 'Pharmaco-Ethnomusicologist," The New York Sun, Feb. 27, 2008

"Eight years of reefer madness," National Post (Canada), Feb. 27, 2008

"Drug addicts who drop out of rehab 'to lose benefits," Telegraph (UK), Feb. 27, 2008

"Bangkok's drug war, round two," The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 27, 2008

"Needle exchange program struggles in N.J.," USA Today/AP, Feb. 26, 2008

"Drug combinations a risky mix," Hartford (CT) Courant, Feb. 26, 2008

"Legal joint ignites debate," 24 Hours News Vancouver (Canada), Feb. 26, 2008

"Winter and eradication could curb Afghan drug crop," Reuters, Feb. 26, 2008

"Dominican President meets with top U.S. antinarcotics officials," Dominican Today, Feb. 26, 2008

"A natural disaster wrought by drug trade," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 25, 2008

"Beyond a quick fix: Needle-exchange programs provide more than clean syringes," Nurse.com, Feb. 25, 2008

"County vote may snuff out medical pot dispensaries," Contra Costa Times (CA), Feb. 25, 2008

"Seizures of heroin reach record levels," Irish Independent (Ireland), Feb. 25, 2008

"Why illegal drugs continue to flourish?," News Today (Philippines), Feb. 25, 2008

"Drug clinic limits stand," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Feb. 24, 2008

"Federal officers to assist Afghan police," The Age (Melbourne, Australia), Feb. 24, 2008

"Needle exchange program struggles in last state to adopt practice," AP / Phillyburbs.com, Feb. 23, 2008

"Bartow added to list of drug hot spots," Rome (GA) News, Feb. 23, 2008

"Doctors demolish myths on medical marijuana," Lansing (MI) State Journal, Feb. 23, 2008

"Rethinking medical marijuana," Toledo (OH) Blade, Feb. 23, 2008

"Crack offenders set for release mostly nonviolent, study says," Washington (DC) Post, Feb. 22, 2008

"Drug czar says U.S. use fueling Mexico violence," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 22, 2008

"Bill would protect pot users' jobs," Alameda (CA) Times-Star, Feb. 22, 2008

"Civil rights experts raise cautions on Vt. effort on illegal drugs," Barre Montpelier (VT) Times Argus, Feb. 22, 2008

"Govt tackles parents who provide booze to children," Courier Mail (Australia), Feb. 22, 2008

"PM prepares to revive war on drugs," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, Feb. 22, 2008

"Debunking the hemp conspiracy theory," AlterNet, Feb. 21, 2008

"Initiative targets medicinal drug abuse," Laconia Citizen (NH), Feb. 21, 2008

"Bill to limit medical marijuana in dangerous workplaces fails," AP, Feb. 21, 2008

"Party urged to step up war on drugs," Viet Nam News, Feb. 21, 2008

"Mayor admits: Illegal drugs in the city is a big problem," (Philippines) News Today Online, Feb. 21, 2008

"War on drugs: A senseless battle," The Tribune-Democrat(PA), Feb. 20, 2008

"Jailed Kansas doctor in pain pill storm," Lexington (NC) Dispatch, Feb. 20, 2008

"Eliot Spitzer: So addicted to taxes, he wants a cut of crack sales," Human Events, Feb. 20, 2008

"A drug war at school," Indianapolis (IN) Star, Feb. 20, 2008

"Are you your child's own drug dealer?" Tampa (FL) Tribune, Feb. 20, 2008

"Kabul-Moscow: Russia suggests dope-security belts," Ferghana.ru (Russia), Feb. 20, 2008

"Is Mexico's drug war escalating?" Time, Feb. 19, 2008

"Medicinal marijuana a topic for study," Kansas City (MO) Star, Feb. 19, 2008

"Fentanyl patches recalled again over fears of drug leak," dbTechno, Feb. 19, 2008

"Critics scoff at N.Y.'s proposed 'crack tax," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 19, 2008

"Citing drug use, panel removes Shreveport judge," The (LA) Times-Pecaynne, Feb. 19, 2008

"Case study: Liverpool police, SIA's Operation Seahog," Info4Security, Feb. 19, 2008

"Russian state TV suggests USA involved in drug-trafficking from Afghanistan," Israel e News, Feb. 19, 2008

"Louisiana's queen of hearts lawmakers," The Shreveport (LA) Times, Feb. 18, 2008

"N.H. debates marijuana decriminalization; Ex-Salem officer, Kingston rep. back bill," The (MA) Eagle-Tribune, Feb. 18, 2008

"Higher Standards," The New Yorker, Feb. 18, 2008

"Congress drops ball on steroids," Rocky Mountain News, Feb. 18, 2008

"New Thai premier pushes old populist policies," Monsters & Critics (Bangkok), Feb. 18, 2008

"US should allow medical marijuana," Wichita (KS) Eagle, Feb. 17, 2008

"Medical-marijuana group assails drug bust," Billings (MT) Gazette, Feb. 17, 2008

"Treatment demand outstrips supply," Concord (NH) Monitor, Feb. 17, 2008

"Physicians group urges easing of ban on medical marijuana," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 15, 2008

"Police: Black tar heroin in region," The (MA) Eagle-Tribune, Feb. 15, 2008

"House OKs bill allowing drug tests," Lawrence (KS) Journal World, Feb. 15, 2008

"Crystal meth: Middle England's new crack cocaine?," (UK) Daily Mail, Feb. 15, 2008

"Experts to debate New Zealand drug laws," Scoop, Feb. 15, 2008

"Windows handheld device helps fight wars on terror, drugs," CSO, Feb. 14, 2008

"Senate OKs bill lowering pot penalties," The Barre Montpelier (VT) Times Argus, Feb. 14, 2008

"Syringes and spine," (DC) Metro Weekly, Feb. 14, 2008

"Bill would merge alcohol, drug control," The Oklahoman, Feb. 14, 2008

"Smoking pot may slow MS sufferers' thoughts," New Scientist (UK), Feb. 14, 2008

"Women behind bars," AlterNet, Feb. 13, 2008

"Hailey to vote again on legalizing marijuana?," Idaho Mountain Express, Feb. 13, 2008

"Mukasey's bid on crack releases is denied," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 13, 2008

"A case for legalizing marijuana for the seriously ill," The (NJ) Star-Ledger, Feb. 13, 2008

"The war on drugs starts here," The New York Times, Feb. 13, 2008

"Businessmen balk at new drug war tax," Rutland (VT) Herald, Feb. 12, 2008

"Pot merchants file against Oakdale, county," The Modesto Bee (CA), Feb. 12, 2008

"Making pot legal: We can do it -- Here's how," AlterNet, Feb. 12, 2008

"Narco aggression," Frontline, Feb. 12, 2008

"Iran's increasing drugs problem," The Media Line, Feb. 12, 2008

"Crack, Viagra on DND drug seizure list," Winnipeg (Canada) Sun, Feb. 12, 2008

"Breaking the drug taboo: Group of traumatized veterans get experimental ecstasy treatment," AlterNet, Feb. 11, 2008

"Obama exhibits honesty about drug use as a youth," Newsday (NY), Feb. 11, 2008

"Is there a more efficient and ethical way to reduce drug abuse in the US than by conducting a war on drugs?," Helium, Feb. 11, 2008

"Marijuana on panel agenda," The Topeka (KS) Capital Journal, Feb. 11, 2008

"Education key to effective illicit-drug policy–envoy," The Manilla (Philippines) Times, Feb. 11, 2008

"Afghan opium fields show failure of U.S. economic-aid efforts," Bloomberg, Feb. 11, 2008

"Repeal Rockefeller drug laws, cut prison costs," Newsday (NY), Feb. 8, 2008

"Congress urged to OK $1.4 billion anti-drug package for Mexico," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 8, 2008

"Women behind bars," In These Times, Feb. 8, 2008

"Injecting testing into schools," KC Community News (KS), Feb. 8, 2008

"Drug violence has moved into Mexico City," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Feb. 8, 2008

"The Lima Ohio Case: Latest example of the class and racist nature of the 'War on Drugs," EURweb, Feb. 7, 2008

"Pot clubs pressure Newsom," Bay Area (CA) Reporter, Feb. 7, 2008

"Activist aims to school Harper in drug policy," Georgia Straight (Canada), Feb. 7, 2008

"Mexico leader: No retreat on drugs," Chicago Tribune, Feb. 7, 2008

"Thailand to revive controversial war on drugs," Reuters (Bangkok), Feb. 7, 2008

"Mandatory Drug Testing for Students," Kommersant (Russia), Feb. 7, 2008

"Groups seek end to needle-exchange ban," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 6, 2008

"Drug traffic beneath the waves," Washington Post, Feb. 6, 2008

"Cannabis smoking linked to gum disease," Medical News Today, Feb. 6, 2008

"UN: Afghan rebels growing more opium," Associated Press, Feb. 6, 2008

"Our U.S.-inspired drug policy wastes money and lives," The Vancouver Sun, Feb. 6, 2008

"Drug legalization is not the solution it's cracked up to be," The (Vancouver) Province, Feb. 6, 2008

"We can't win drug war with just police: Forum," The (Vancouver) Province, Feb. 6, 2008

"After slamming U.S. drug agency, Ortega seeks U.S. help in drug war," Tico Times (Costa Rica), Feb. 6, 2008

"Drug legalization proposed at conference on drug use," CBC News (Canada), Feb. 5, 2008

"World Bank urges counter-opium measures," Guardian Unlimited, Feb. 5, 2008

"Police urge U.K. Ministers to raise cannabis possession penalty," Bloomberg, Feb. 5, 2008

"New service delivers medical pot," Marion (CA) Independent Journal, Feb. 5, 2008

"Study: U.S. music high on booze and drugs," theTrumpet, Feb. 5, 2008

"Tourists oblivious of UAE drugs laws end up in jail," Arab (Kuwait) Times, Feb. 5, 2008

"Smoked out," Nevada Appeal, Feb. 4, 2008

"Prince George''s jail, once hailed, grapples with overcrowding," Washington Post, Feb. 4, 2008

"Adderall Subtracts," The Heights, Feb. 4, 2008

"Tories demand prisoner drug tests," The (Scotland) Courier, Feb. 4, 2008

"Afghan opium increasingly confined to south-U.S.," Reuters, Feb. 4, 2008

"More action needed on Afghan opium: UN representative," AFP, Feb. 4, 2008

"Treatment, not talk," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Feb. 3, 2008

"Colombian drug lord shot dead," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Feb. 2, 2008

"Hillary and Obama, ignore the sleazy pollsters who want you to cave on drug reform," AlterNet, Feb. 1, 2008

"Blowing smoke," The Daily Californian, Feb. 1, 2008

"Lawmaker addressing medical marijuana," Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, Feb. 1, 2008

"Ad tackles prescription abuse," The (NJ) Star-Ledger, Feb. 1, 2008

"CEPS declares war on drug barons," The Ghanaian Chronicle, Feb. 1, 2008

"US / Mexico Border, Drug Trafficing and the US Economy," The (UK) Market Oracle, Feb. 1, 2008

"Obama: Decriminalize pot," Washington (DC) Times, Jan. 31, 2008

"Senators' plan would restore funding for anti-drug effort," DesMoines (IA) Register, Jan. 31, 2008

"Vt. House OKs hemp farming bill," Rutland (VT) Herald, Jan. 31, 2008

"Marijuana eases foot pain in HIV patients, study proves," Health Jockey, Jan. 31, 2008

"Court decision on medical marijuana user defies common sense," Capitol Weekly, Jan. 31, 2008

"Super Bowl Ads Get Serious with Teen Rx Drug Abuse Message," Occupational Health & Safety, Jan. 31, 2008

"A new government, another war on drugs," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, Jan. 31, 2008

"UN-backed debate on drug harm hits Vancouver shortly," The Province (Vancouver, BC), Jan. 30, 2008

"Hailey changes course on pot initiatives," Idaho Mountain Express, Jan. 30, 2008

"Bush barnstormer touts teen drug tests," Florida Times-Union, Jan. 30, 2008

"Pot vending machines in LA," AP (Los Angeles, CA), Jan. 30, 2008

"K-9 units welcome a chance to unleash the dogs," Worcester (MA) Telegram, Jan. 30, 2008

"Community-based treatment for drug users sees success in Lao Cai," Viet Nam News(Vietnam), Jan. 30, 2008

"Need for drug abuse treatment grows as budgets shrink," Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal, Jan. 29, 2008

"Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes: study," Reuters, Jan. 29, 2008

"Drugs return to school after dog departs," Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Jan. 29, 2008

"Bill would allow judge to consider illness defense in pot arrests," The Topeka (KS) Capital Journal, Jan. 29, 2008

"Iran's war on drugs-three decades of failure," Arab American News, Jan. 29, 2008

"Russian Far East drug crimes on the rise," Vladivostok (Russia) News, Jan. 29, 2008

"Marijuana vending machines in US," BBC News, Jan. 28, 2008

"His needle plan has touched a nerve," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 28, 2008

"The times may be changing on the marijuana issue," Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, Jan. 28, 2008

"Robotripping a drug abuse trend," The Gainsville (FL) Sun, Jan. 28, 2008

"Doctor's death fuels debate on prosecuting witnesses," Stamford (CT) Advocate, Jan. 28, 2008

"Officials make deals to learn who made drug deals," New York (NY) Times, Jan. 27, 2008

"Overdose deaths on the rise, CDC says," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Jan. 26, 2008

"Court: Medically legal or not, smoke pot and face firing," CNN, Jan. 25, 2008

"Bush seeks more violent crime funds," Washington Post, Jan. 25, 2008

"Demand surges for state drug treatment," Twin Falls (ID) Times-News, Jan. 25, 2008

"Pot debate focuses on religion, medicine," The Post (OH), Jan. 25, 2008

"Day wants to tighten prison drug-search policy," The Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Jan. 25, 2008

"Ghana picked for container control programme," Modern Ghana, Jan. 25, 2008

"White House takes new tack in drug war," Advertising Age, Jan. 24, 2008

"Does government suppress marijuana truths?," Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer, Jan. 24, 2008

"The meth mess," Pueblo (CO) Chieftain, Jan. 24, 2008

"US Afghan poppy drive a 'failure," BBC News, Jan. 24, 2008

"War on Drugs Massacre - Officials Scot-Free," Inter Press Service (Italy), Jan. 24, 2008

"Poppy politics," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, Jan. 24, 2008

"Drugs-for-information scandal shakes up New York police narcotics force," New York (NY) Times, Jan. 23, 2008

"More drug treatment, less crime," Baltimore Sun, Jan. 23, 2008

"Proposed legislation would permit cultivation of hemp," Rutland (VT) Herald, Jan. 23, 2008

"Feds raid suspected pot houses," North County (CA) Times, Jan. 23, 2008

"Lawmakers weigh easing rules on pot," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, Jan. 23, 2008

"Drug test era dawning soon," San Diego (CA) Union Tribune, Jan. 23, 2008

"There remains the small matter of the opium trade," Ottawa (Canada) Citizen, Jan. 23, 2008

"Mexico's drug war heats up," The Seattle Times, Jan. 22, 2008

"Time in joint fired up comic's literary side," Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 22, 2008

"Are random tests the answer?," The York Press (UK), Jan. 22, 2008

"Drugs to prevent US soldiers from bringing war back home," Pravda (Russia), Jan. 22, 2008

"Landlords get tough in the war on drugs," Gazette Live (UK), Jan. 22, 2008

"U.S. drug czar points finger at Chavez," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 21, 2008

"On this MLK holiday, end King-baiting," Orlando (FL) Sentinel, Jan. 21, 2008

"Boss who ignores use of marijuana could smell trouble," Anchorage (AL) Daily News, Jan. 21, 2008

"RCMP debunks claims Canada dumping 'extreme ecstasy' into U.S. market," The Canadian Press, Jan. 21, 2008

"Marc Emery jail-bound due to U.S. 'war on drugs," Rabble (Canada), Jan. 21, 2008

"Industrial hemp poses no threat," Grand Forks (ND) Herald, Jan. 20, 2008

"DEA eyes vallue US attorney for top spot," The Modesto (CA) Bee, Jan. 19, 2008

"Drugs, guns and secret passage: samba school in crisis," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Jan. 19, 2008

"In pursuit of Afghanistan's poppy crackdown," BBC News, Jan. 19, 2008

"Couple seeks compensation for pot," The Coloradoan, Jan. 18, 2008

"Baseball plans to retain its testing doctor," USA Today, Jan. 18, 2008

"Flawed drug policy," The Huntsville (AL) Times, Jan. 18, 2008

"Colombia's military toughens up," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 18, 2008

"New Laconia chief targets methadone dealers," Laconia (NH) Citizen, Jan. 18, 2008

"Attorney tells Hailey to slash marijuana reforms," Twin Falls (ID) Times-News, Jan. 17, 2008

"Methadone deaths surging throughout SW Fla.," The (FL) News-Press, Jan. 17, 2008

"County considers tracking system," Fort Dodge (IA) Messenger, Jan. 17, 2008

"Patients want pot for pain," Livingston (MI) Daily, Jan. 17, 2008

"Bill proposed to decriminalize marijuana," The Northeastern (MA) News, Jan. 17, 2008

"Methamphetamine: Mexico's dangerous exports to US," Scoop (New Zealand), Jan. 17, 2008

"Is doctor a healer or drug dealer?," Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Jan. 16, 2008

"Drug legalization," American Chronicle, Jan. 16, 2008

"The incredible shrinking Constitution," Evening Observer (NY), Jan. 16, 2008

"Idaho considers a war on meth," Idaho Mountain Express, Jan. 16, 2008

"Act before Congress needs performance enhancers," Akron (OH) Beacon Journal, Jan. 16, 2008

"This standoff was years in the making," Boston (MA) Herald, Jan. 16, 2008

"Oesch declares war on drugs; council moves to merge positions," Salem (OH) News, Jan. 16, 2008

"US says it has broad support for new Afghan anti-poppy drive," AFP, Jan. 16, 2008

"Clinic raided by DEA after two-year investigation," The Daily Advertiser (LA), Jan. 15, 2008

"Fewer cocaine shipments stopped in 2007," Associated Press, Jan. 15, 2008

"Burma's largest rebel army battles increase in opium production," San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 15, 2008

"Ruling disappoints medical pot producer," The Star Phoenix (Canada), Jan. 15, 2008

"Drug abuse on rise in Zhejiang," China Daily, Jan. 15, 2008

"In Mexico, reporters learn not to name names," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 14, 2008

"A long fight over 'hydro," Albany (NY) Times Union, Jan. 14, 2008

"The demise of Afghanistan's poppy fields," Salem-News (OR), Jan. 14, 2008

"No longer just a stimulant for the rich and famous," Belfast (UK) Telegraph, Jan. 14, 2008

"Prince of Pot in plea bargain," Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Jan. 14, 2008

"Addiction to drugs rife in jails," The Age (Melbourne, Australia), Jan. 14, 2008

"Decriminalisation of addiction is now needed, not lip service," The Irish Independent (Dublin, Ireland), Jan. 13, 2008

"Methadone clinic in Virginia prompts debate about treatment," Winston-Salem (NC) Journal, Jan. 13, 2008

"Speaking for prisoners," Hartford (CT) Business, Jan. 13, 2008

"A dark addiction," Washington (DC) Post, Jan. 13, 2008

"Should heroin be prescribed to heroin misusers? Yes," British Medical Journal, Jan. 12, 2008

"Vt. Senate to consider bills easing pot laws, tightening sanctions for coke and heroin," The Barre Montpelier (VT) Times Argus, Jan. 11, 2008

"Drug prohibition doesn't work," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 11, 2008

"Parties discuss testing policy," Washington Post, Jan. 11, 2008

"For police, grants vital but becoming scarce," Scranton Times-Tribune (NJ), Jan. 11, 2008

"Court rejects supply limit on medical pot," The Toronto Star (Canada), Jan. 11, 2008

"Oxycontin settlement funds set for state's war on drugs," Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Jan. 10, 2008

"Report finds millions of young Americans abusing cough medicine to get high," eFluxMedia, Jan. 10, 2008

"Florida prison system chief to step down," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Jan. 10, 2008

"Agencies scrambling for cash to fight drug war," IndyStar, Jan. 10, 2008

"Russia: Drug users face lonely, uncertain road to recovery," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Jan. 9, 2008

"Gordon Brown planning clampdown on cannabis over health concerns," The Times (London, England), Jan. 9, 2008

"Rise seen in trafficking of enhanced ecstasy," The New York Times, Jan. 9, 2008

"Results of clinical trial of experimental weight-loss drug," Medical News Today, Jan. 9, 2008

"Texans mourn fugitive," The (TX) News & Observer, Jan. 9, 2008

"Lines being drawn over school drug testing," The Huntsville (AL) Times, Jan. 9, 2008

"Run-ins with drug smugglers a risk in studying wildlife," The Oregonian, Jan. 9, 2008

"The Prince of Pot deserves B.C. support," Times Colonist (Canada), Jan. 9, 2008

"Canada's tolerance on marijuana fades," The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 8, 2008

"Gravel tells kids: Use pot over alcohol," Chicago Tribune, Jan. 8, 2008

"Salvia becomes new drug threat among teens," KHAS-TV (NE), Jan. 8, 2008

"India to have drug regulatory authority on the US FDA model," MedIndia, Jan. 8, 2008

"Why is Canada copying failure?," The Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Jan. 8, 2008

"Dallas hiring compromise allows police recruits with past drug use," The Dallas Morning News, Jan. 7, 2008

"Random drug testing topic of schools summit," Tri City (WA) News, Jan. 7, 2008

"Drug penalties harsher for blacks in county," The Gazette (CO), Jan. 7, 2008

"Who supports the drug war;," NewsWithViews, Jan. 7, 2008

"82 medicines of 12 companies deregistered," Daily Times (Pakistan), Jan. 7, 2008

"Clinic offers puff of relief for chronically ill," The Jerusalem(Israel)Post, Jan. 6, 2008

"Corrections proposes medicinal marijuana ban for state parolees," Helena (MT) Indepedent Record, Jan. 4, 2008

"Plan to give homeless permanent housing will require participants to be drug free," Examiner, Jan. 4, 2008

"A matter of national sovereignty," National Post (Canada), Jan. 4, 2008

"Brunstrom under fire over ecstasy claims," Wrexham (UK) Evening Leader, Jan. 4, 2008

"Canada fuelling production of 'extreme ecstasy," Globe and Mail (Canada), Jan. 4, 2008

"Medical Marijuana - No medicine for parolees," Missoula (MT) Independent, Jan. 3, 2008

"Proposed bill cost-effective," Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Jan. 3, 2008

"Legislator wants registry for prescription drugs," The Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal, Jan. 3, 2008

"Expand drug courts through public-private partnerships," USA Today, Jan. 3, 2008

"Job drug-testing debate not over," Edmonton (Canada) Sun News, Jan. 3, 2008

"The big question: How dangerous is Ecstasy, and is there a case to review its legal status?," The Independent (UK), Jan. 3, 2008

"What Darwin teaches about the drug war," KC Community News (KS), Jan. 2, 2008

"U.S. anti-drug aid proposal could heighten violence in Mexico," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Jan. 2, 2008

"Sperm goes up in smoke - Pollutants, marijuana linked to low fertility," Jamaica Gleaner, Jan. 2, 2008

"Use of Salvia growing as recreational drug," Topeka (KS) Capital Journal, Jan. 2, 2008

"A clear message over dangers of drugs," Yorkshire (UK) Post, Jan. 2, 2008

"Doctors debate painkiller guidelines," Seattle (WA) Post Intelligencer, Jan. 1, 2008

"Marijuana ticket law only catching on near Austin," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Dec. 31, 2007

"Behind prison bars, toddlers serve time with mom," The New York Times, Dec. 31, 2007

"Teen drug use much higher than 15 years ago," Ivanhoe Newswire, Dec. 31, 2007

"Innovative mental health court pulls services together," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 31, 2007

"Absinthe fans can go mad this New Year's," Palm Beach (FL) Post, Dec. 31, 2007

"Issue of drugs and pain strikes a nerve," Yakima-Herald Republic (WA), Dec. 31, 2007

"Doping dominates sport in 2007," The West (Australia), Dec. 31, 2007

"Drug warrior's shadow looms over California's pot clubs," AlterNet, Dec. 30, 2007

"Congress should help cities cope with HIV through needle swaps," The News Journal (Wilmington, DE), Dec. 30, 2007

"Painkillers easy to get, hard to regulate online," Tampa (FL) Tribune, Dec. 30, 2007

"Jail more liikely for black drug users, study finds," Chattanooga (TN) Times Free Press, Dec. 29, 2007

"Sentence inequities need some attention," San Antonio (TX) Express-News, Dec. 29, 2007

"Federal funding cuts threatening task force," Richmond (KY) Register, Dec. 29, 2007

"Outrage at doctor's heroin addiction claims," KentNews (England), Dec. 29, 2007

"Darwin can teach us about drug war," Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal, Dec. 29, 2007

"San Diego opposes county on pot suit," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Dec. 28, 2007

"Spitzer could recoup with an act of compassion," Buffalo (NY) News, Dec. 28, 2007

"Little-known mafia is cocaine 'king," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 27, 2007

"What Darwin could tell us about the 'War on Drugs," AlterNet, Dec. 27, 2007

"Drug smugglers curtail scientists' work," USA Today, Dec. 27, 2007

"Politics & Policies: Opium and terrorism," Middle East Times, Dec. 27, 2007

"Holes found in U.S. claims of a drug-war win," npr, Dec. 26, 2007

"New book sheds light on conflicts of politics and science," First Science (UK) , Dec. 26, 2007

"Adjusted penalties for crack may aid ex-ballplayer's case," Washington (DC) Post, Dec. 26, 2007

"Cutting dropout rates also fights crime, study says," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Dec. 26, 2007

"Hallucinogenic plant joins state list of banned substances," AP / Aurora (IL) Beacon News, Dec. 26, 2007

"Drug commission defined jurist's career," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, Dec. 26, 2007

"Clock ticking on sale of herb," Chicago Tribune, Dec. 25, 2007

"Drug rule disparities questioned," The Oklahoman, Dec. 25, 2007

"Budget imperils Ky. drug efforts," Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, Dec. 25, 2007

"New types of illegal drugs on rise," Shanghai Daily, Dec. 25, 2007

"U.N. and EU officials asked to leave Afghanistan," Pravda (Russia), Dec. 25, 2007

"Firm high on pain drug," The Toronto Star, Dec. 24, 2007

"Whitehall accused of drugs cover-up," Guardian Unlimited, Dec. 24, 2007

"Appeals court rules against medical marijuana clubs," San Francisco Sentinel, Dec. 24, 2007

"Needle exchange starting in N.J.," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 24, 2007

"You dopes Drug cops smash down innocent gran's front door," Liverpool Echo, Dec. 24, 2007

"State bill would create database to monitor patients's prescriptions," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Dec. 22, 2007

"Failure blooms in Afghanistan," Boston (MA) Globe, Dec. 22, 2007

"Juice or coke: Which era was worse?," Philadelphia Daily News, Dec. 21, 2007

"Aiken: But why should I not be allowed to grow a plant?," BlueRidgeNow (NC) Sun, Dec. 21, 2007

"Merced County supervisors ban medicinal marijuana dispensaries," The Modesto Bee (CA) Dec. 21, 2007

"Toast the season, but consider the downside," The Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Dec. 21, 2007

"Injecting drug use infiltrates Africa," MyNews.in, Dec. 21, 2007

"Advocate remembered for fight to legalize medical marijuana," The Missoulian (MT), Dec. 20, 2007

"It's time to legalize drugs," AlterNet, Dec. 20, 2007

"Senators urge action to reduce 'bupe' abuse," The Baltimore (MD)Sun, Dec. 20, 2007

"Performance enhancing drugs' fact of life in schools," Workers World, Dec. 20, 2007

"Huckabee criticized for meth bill," AP, Dec. 20, 2007

"Amphetamines, capitalism's first 'performance enhancing' drug," Workers World, Dec. 20, 2007

"Mind the gap," Reason, Dec. 19, 2007

"A positive development in all the sentencing insanity," FindLaw, Dec. 19, 2007

"Candy-flavored' meth is Ashe senator's target," Winston-Salem Journal, Dec. 19, 2007

"Common sense replaces hysteria with high court's cocaine rulings," The Seattle Times, Dec. 19, 2007

"Growing addiction a backlash of Afghan opium production," AFP (Kabul), Dec. 19, 2007

"DEA uses new tactic against pot clubs," ABC7, Dec. 18, 2007

"Big Easy offers only tough choices for America's drug war," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Dec. 18, 2007

"'Negligence' landed Canadian anti-drugs officer in Dubai jail," CanWest News Service, Dec. 18, 2007

"Give patients right to relief of marijuana," Detroit (MI) Free Press, Dec. 18, 2007

"Gulf War vet asks court to give marijuana back," The Denver (CO) Channel, Dec. 18, 2007

"Crop spraying: a deja vu debate," Transnational Institute, Dec. 18, 2007

"B.C. at hub of global drug trade," The Province (Canada), Dec. 18, 2007

"Pot protesters oppose Bill C-26," The Leader-Post (Canada), Dec. 18, 2007

"Drug ruling not likely to free many," The Chicago Tribune, Dec. 17, 2007

"Prescription drug abuse a growing problem in S. Florida," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Dec. 17, 2007

"Ruling brings D.M. judge vindication, praise," Des Moines (IO) Register, Dec. 17, 2007

"Stripped of their rights," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 17, 2007

"Rush seeks law to strike steroids from baseball," The Chicago Tribune, Dec. 17, 2007

"War on Drugs has unlikely foe," LA Daily News, Dec. 16, 2007

"California: Ruling against marijuana clubs," New York Times, Dec. 14, 2007

"High-profile players and confused kids," The Hartford (CT) Courant, Dec. 14, 2007

"More soldiers lost to drugs than war," Glasgow (UK) Daily Record, Dec. 14, 2007

"Push to extend drugs fight," The (Australia) Age, Dec. 14, 2007

"Clinton campaign is backwards on racist drug war," AlterNet, Dec. 13, 2007

"PDA declaration on Plan Colombia Phase II," Polo Democratico Alternativo, Dec. 13, 2007

"Major blow struck against racist U.S. crack sentencing rules," AlterNet, Dec. 13, 2007

"Racial divide huge in drug punishment," The Buffalo (NY) News, Dec. 13, 2007

"Community support said to be critical to drug testing," The De Soto (IL) Explorer, Dec. 13, 2007

"Shots in the arm spread HIV in Afghanistan," Pajamas Media, Dec. 13, 2007

"Smart cards will be issued for addicts in Iran," IranMania, Dec. 13, 2007

"Ruling could free 2,500 drug inmates," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 12, 2007

"Drug use down, but teens still abusing painkillers," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 12, 2007

"Governor reverses policy on pot cases," (VT) Times Argus, Dec. 12, 2007

"Hunterdon school excels in drug fight," (NJ) Courier News, Dec. 12, 2007

"Drugs behind bars," Times of Malta, Dec. 12, 2007

"No glitter for 'mules' in drug trade," The Seattle Times, Dec. 11, 2007

"Emergency antidote, direct to addicts," The New York Times, Dec. 11, 2007

"Congress should act on sentencing gap," (AL) Press-Register, Dec. 11, 2007

"Crack sentences too harsh?," (OH) Record Herald, Dec. 11, 2007

"ANF to set up model drugs addiction, treatment centres in pakistan," Unique Pakistan, Dec. 11, 2007

"Epilepsy drug could help users kick cocaine habit," The China Post, Dec. 10, 2007

"Day after lawsuit filed against DEA, U.S. Congress decides to question agency," eMediaWire, Dec. 10, 2007

"Cops busted over medical marijuana laws," Med Headlines, Dec. 10, 2007

"Effort takes aim at 'doctor shopping' in Florida," (FL) Sun-Sentinel, Dec. 10, 2007

"Anti-drink ad 'not effective," Guardian Unlimited, Dec. 10, 2007

"Are state's legislators on drugs?," The (New Jersey) Star-Ledger, Dec. 7, 2007

"Contracted public defenders refuse to take more court cases," Peninsula Daily News, Dec. 7, 2007

"Policy must recognise link between drugs and development," The Australian, Dec. 7, 2007

"Mexico's drug war could overwhelm prisons," USA Today, Dec. 7, 2007

"Drug trade threatens Guinea Bissau," BBC News, Dec. 7, 2007

"Steroid abuse goes beyond athletic field," New York Daily News, Dec. 7, 2007

"Record cocaine year for coast guard," Associated Press, Dec. 6, 2007

"Colleges move boldly on student drinking," The Wall Street Journal, Dec. 6, 2007

"Our absurd drug laws play right into criminals' hands," Irish Indepdent (Ireland), Dec. 6, 2007

"Smartest drug story of the year?," The Huffington Post, Dec. 6, 2007

"Study: racial disparities in drug incarcerations," New York (NY) Newsday, Dec. 5, 2007

"Shrink drug-free school zone, boost penalty, task force says," Press of Atlantic City (NJ), Dec. 5, 2007

"Executing drug dealers may get easier," Tallahassee (FL) Democrat, Dec. 5, 2007

"Court in Ghana delays sentencing British girls," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Dec. 5, 2007

"Couple reclaim marijuana," Rocky Mountain (CO) News, Dec. 4, 2007

"Cook County blacks hit hard in drug war," Chicago Tribune, Dec. 4, 2007

"Gone with the weed," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 4, 2007

"Racial bias found in jail rates," Miami Herald, Dec. 4, 2007

"Tax proposed to fund drug probe," Rutland (VT) Herald, Dec. 4, 2007

"Whatever happened to ... Medical pot recipient from Portsmouth?," The Virginian-Pilot, Dec. 3, 2007

"Malicious markup on medicinal marijuana," The (Halifax, Canada) Daily News, Dec. 3, 2007

"Colombia coca farmers elude Black Hawks, resist U.S. on cocaine," Bloomberg Press, Dec. 3, 2007

"My Colombian War," Salon, Dec. 3, 2007

"Drug addiction a growing menace a century ago," Bangor (ME) Daily News, Dec. 3, 2007

"Our justice system is badly flawed, Mistrett says," The Buffalo (NY) News, Dec. 3, 2007

"Scotland urged to be brave and introduce drug consumption rooms," The Sunday Herald (Glasgow, Scotland), Dec. 2, 2007

"Colombia seizes videos of hostages," New York (NY) Times, Dec. 1, 2007

"O Cannabis! War on drugs seen as flawed echo of US," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, Dec. 1, 2007

"Smartest drug story of the year," by Jack Shafer, Slate.com, Nov. 30, 2007

"Plan is to implement safe, effective program," The Tennessean, Nov. 30, 2007

"Court tells cops: Return medical marijuana if drug charges dropped," San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 30, 2007

"From The Left -No pride in being world's largest jailer," Barnstable Patriot (MA), Nov. 30, 2007

"Needle exchange gets cash, but won't be moving," Times Colonist (Canada), Nov. 30, 2007

"Intensifying the war against drugs," The (Ghana) Statesman, Nov. 30, 2007

"Dallas County using eye scans to test for drugs," CBS 11 News (TX), Nov. 29, 2007

"Marijuana Reform," The Phoenix (MA), Nov. 29, 2007

"Needle exchange smooth in Atlantic City," The Press of Atlantic City, Nov. 29, 2007

"War on drugs: New Jim Crow-slavery," NewsWithViews, Nov. 29, 2007

"Colombia: A convenient war for Uribe and Bush," Mathaba News Agency, Nov. 29, 2007

"Thai drug users denied access to AIDS treatments: rights group," AFP (Bangkok), Nov. 29, 2007

"Report tracks drugs of choice among youth," The Prague (Czech Republic) Post, Nov. 29, 2007

"Pot initiatives pose 'serious problems," Idaho Mountain Express, Nov. 28, 2007

"Fort Collins couple seek to recover marijuana plants after judge's ruling," Rocky Mountain News, Nov. 28, 2007

"McCaffrey: Expand methadone treatment," The Seattle Times, Nov. 28, 2007

"Activists want candidates to address addiction as key issue," Union Leader (NH), Nov. 28, 2007

"From the daily: Locked-up logic," The Michigan Daily, Nov. 28, 2007

"Your neighbor could be a marijuana grower," Statesman Journal (OR), Nov. 28, 2007

"Afghanistan cannabis crop up 40 percent," AP, Nov. 27, 2007

"Afghan Recovery Report: From pomegranates to poppies," Environment News Service (Afghanistan), Nov. 27, 2007

"Smoke out," San Diego City Beat, Nov. 27, 2007

"Local group wants marijuana to be lowest police priority," Northwest Arkansas Times, Nov. 27, 2007

"Barry Bonds and the drug war," Black Athlete, Nov. 27, 2007

"Expert calls tougher drug laws 'insane," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, Nov. 27, 2007

"Most of those killed in war on drug not involved in drug," The Nation (Thailand), Nov. 27, 2007

"Drug war about damage control," Edmonton (Canada) Sun, Nov. 27, 2007

"War on drugs eyes Bebo and Facebook," Irish Examiner (Ireland), Nov. 27, 2007

"Regulating caregivers," Rocky Mountain News, Nov. 26, 2007

"Drug arrest reveals police strategy: Possession charges lodged as informants don't testify," The (CT) Advocate, Nov. 26, 2007

"Changing the drinking age?" Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, Nov. 26, 2007

"U.S. failing poor children," The Charlotte (NC) Observer, Nov. 26, 2007

"Drug gangs will plague Manchester as long as drugs are illegal," Union Leader (NH), Nov. 26, 2007

"Did Obama inhale?" New York (NY) Times, Nov. 25, 2007

"The peace drug," Washington (DC) Post, Nov. 25, 2007

"Why shouldn't Obama say that drug war's pure folly?" Houston (TX) Chronicle, Nov. 25, 2007

"It's the heroin, not the 'cheese'," Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, Nov. 25, 2007

"Corruption, bribes and trafficking: a cancer that is engulfing Afghanistan," The Times (London, England), Nov. 24, 2007

"Soldiers jailed for selling smuggled Iraq weapons," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Nov. 24, 2007

"Drink and drug orgy of Scots soldiers," The Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland), Nov. 24, 2007

"Opium: Legal solutions," ISN Security Watch (Zurich), Nov. 23, 2007

"20 years of legislation produced mixed results in fight against meth," North County Times (CA), Nov. 23, 2007

"Submersible vessels are used in drug trafficking," Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ), Nov. 23, 2007

"Breast cancer finding revives debate on hash," Merinews (India), Nov. 23, 2007

"Europe fears that meth foothold is expanding," Tuscaloosa News (Czech Republic), Nov. 23, 2007

"Dealer sentence makes history," Gazette-Times (OR), Nov. 22, 2007

"Tribal Council drug-test order suspended," Rapid City (SD) Journal, Nov. 22, 2007

"Creating a sensible marijuana law," The Boston Globe, Nov. 22, 2007

"Mandatory drug sentences may be counterproductive," Canada Free Press, Nov. 22, 2007

"Cocaine use rises sharply in Europe: EU report," EUbusiness, Nov. 22, 2007

"Change racist crack cocaine laws," Black Agenda Report, Nov. 21, 2007

"Legal pot for very ill gets lift," Detroit Free Press, Nov. 21, 2007

"California Supreme Court to rule on medical marijuana and employment," The California Aggie, Nov. 21, 2007

"Drug czar Scott Burns: Sports leagues are dropping the ball," (NY) Daily News, Nov. 21, 2007

"Drug treatment spending to nearly double," Washington Post, Nov. 21, 2007

"Hailey officials stew over pot initiatives," Idaho Mountain Express, Nov. 21, 2007

"Lynnwood methadone clinic starts new program," Herald Net (WA), Nov. 21, 2007

"Tories launch bill to toughen drug-peddling penalties," The Globe and Mail (Canada), Nov. 21, 2007

"Fed war on drugs slammed," Toronto Sun, Nov. 21, 2007

"Medical marijuana access eases," Rocky Mountain News (CO), Nov. 20, 2007

"Richard Paey Speaks," Reason Magazine, Nov. 20, 2007

"Green Bay schools focus on prescription drug abuse," Green Bay (WI) Press Gazette, Nov. 20, 2007

"Drug swoops on Liberty fans," South Wales Evening Post, Nov. 20, 2007

"ANF told to strive for drug-free Pakistan," The Post (Islamabad, Pakistan), Nov. 20, 2007

"Cannabis compound 'halts cancer'," BBC News, Nov. 19, 2007

"Does mass incarceration make us safer?," Nieman Watchdog, Nov. 19, 2007

"Lifeline for addicts," Boston Globe, Nov. 19, 2007

"A fix on the state," BBC News, Nov. 19, 2007

"A portal into the 'Dark Alliances' of the drug war," Scoop (New Zealand), Nov. 19, 2007

"Bealefeld urges more effort to fight violent crime," Baltimore Sun, Nov. 19, 2007

"US anti-drug plan would recast legal system in Mexico," Washington (DC) Post, Nov. 18, 2007

"DARE still peddling despite being pulled," The Cabin (Conway, AR), Nov. 18, 2007

"'Risk of more crime' if drug offenders' welfare cut," Australian Broadcasting Corp., Nov. 18, 2007

"Bid to wipe out Afghan opium failed, says UN," The Independent (London, England), Nov. 17, 2007

"Colombian armed forces seize another drug trafficking submarine," Reuters ( Xinhua News Agency, Nov. 17, 2007

"Medical pot users seek help in theft," The Modesto (CA) Bee, Nov. 16, 2007

"Group readies drug test lawsuit," Star Bulletin (HI), Nov. 16, 2007

"Youthful drug convictions spell trouble in college aid," Baltimore Sun, Nov. 16, 2007

"Utility started ball rolling in pot bust," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Nov. 16, 2007

"The new drug wars," Reformer (VT), Nov. 16, 2007

"Opium exports 'more than half of GDP," France 24, Nov. 16, 2007

"Supporters, critics line up over handling of pot case," Burlington (VT) Free Press, Nov. 15, 2007

"Caught on a block that conjures up 'the Wild West," The New York Times, Nov. 15, 2007

"U.S. Sentencing Commission urged by NAACP, others to 'change the double standard," Black America Web, Nov. 15, 2007

"House panel criticizes Latin America anti-drug plan," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 15, 2007

"Legislators endorse upgrades of prisons," DesMoines (IO) Register, Nov. 15, 2007

"FG's war against drug trafficking begins," Nigerian Tribune, Nov. 15, 2007

"Plan to cut inmates' sentences raises ire," Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2007

"Kudos to 'grass roots' movement," Idaho Mountain Express, Nov. 14, 2007

"Time to look past prison to fight drugs," The Wichita Eagle (KS), Nov. 14, 2007

"Making addiction less deadly," The News & Observer (NC), Nov. 14, 2007

"Senate to hear pros, cons of legalizing medical marijuana," The Badger Herald (WI), Nov. 14, 2007

"Troops took drugs to dodge war zone," Daily Record (Scotland), Nov. 14, 2007

"Police aren't winning this war," Burnabynow (Canada), Nov. 14, 2007

"Crack sentencing needs another fix," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 13, 2007

"Station expanding room for hope," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Nov. 13, 2007

"Senators to tackle drug bill," Reformer (VT), Nov. 13, 2007

"Would-be hemp growers in court today," Dakota Farmer, Nov. 13, 2007

"DEA hosting U.'s 'Mouse Party'," Deseret (UT) Morning News, Nov. 13, 2007

"Returning Iraq war vets need compassion,treatment," Newsday (NY), Nov. 13, 2007

"Panel may cut thousands of prison terms," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 12, 2007

"USA-Mexico anti-drug plan includes 'Private Contractors," MexiData Info, Nov. 12, 2007

"State's immigration law adds twist to war on drugs," Tulsa (OK) World, Nov. 12, 2007

"G Bissau media 'gagged' by narcos," BBC News, Nov. 12, 2007

"Lowering standards to meet recruitment numbers," MSNBC (MI), Nov. 12, 2007

"Medicinal tracking going online," The Daily News Record (VI), Nov. 12, 2007

"Military starts using drug dogs to search troops' bags in Afghanistan," The Canadian Press (Ottawa), Nov. 11, 2007

"Legalize pot, a key drug fuelling gang wars," The Vancouver Sun, Nov. 11, 2007

"Medical marijuana misinformation: Required reprise,"Salem-News (OR), Nov. 11, 2007

"Psychiatrists for medical marijuana," Reason, Nov. 9, 2007

"Correcting the rap on crack," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Nov. 9, 2007

"A shortage of cocaine — where?," Family Badge, Nov. 9, 2007

"Breathalyzer tests at school events?," The Record (New Jersey), Nov. 9, 2007

"Medical marijuana case evaporates," Statesman Journal (OR), Nov. 9, 2007

"The clash between federal drug law and California's 'Medical Marijuana' law: How two interesting recent events illustrate their interplay," Find Law, Nov. 9, 2007

"Plan Mexico? US aid may worsen drug war violence," Spanish Journal, Nov. 9, 2007

"Reid brothers' cases point to need for a more rational drug policy," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 9, 2007

"Tenn. in legal fight over 'Crack Tax'," AP/ Forbes, Nov. 8, 2007

"Unanimous APA vote signals growing acceptance of medical marijuana," BBSNews, Nov. 8, 2007

"Cost, extent of Rochester's Zero Tolerance program questioned," Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle, Nov. 8, 2007

"Price of illegal drugs continues to increase," USA Today, Nov. 8, 2007

"State approves school drug testing," New Jersey Herald, Nov. 8, 2007

"The last joint: Rowdy drunks put end to weekly smoke-ins," Times Colonist (Victoria), Nov. 8, 2007

"Hide your old pills in poop, government says," Reuters (Washington), Nov. 7, 2007

"Third of hit songs mention alcohol, drug use: study," Reuters Life, Nov. 7, 2007

"Urine or you're out," Reason Magazine, Nov. 7, 2007

"Let Adam Smith be the drug pusher," The Baltimore Sun, Nov. 7, 2007

"Prison problem must be solved for sake of safety," The Enid News & Eagle (OK), Nov. 7, 2007

"Editorial: Common sense and marijuana policy," The Milford Daily News (MA), Nov. 7, 2007

"Dutch want dagga to be regular meds," Independent Online (Amsterdam), Nov. 7, 2007

"State high court to hear medical marijuana job termination case," San Francisco Sentinel, Nov. 6, 2007

"Meth detector tested by police may fall into a legal gray zone," USA Today, Nov. 6, 2007

"Drug traffickers dive in," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 6, 2007

"Making a case for marijuana," The Metro West Daily News (MA), Nov. 6, 2007

"BYU discusses Venezuela's role in narcotrafficking," Daily Herald (UT), Nov. 6, 2007

"In Denver, a ballot fight over marijuana arrests," New York Times, Nov. 5, 2007

"Feds go after wildly successful medical pot sellers," San Francisco Chronicle (CA), Nov. 5, 2007

"Mother vows to fight abuse, drug charges," Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel, Nov. 5, 2007

"Why California should legalize pot," Statesman Journal (OR), Nov. 5, 2007

"Overcrowded prisons 'justify lesser sentences for criminals', says top judge," Daily Mail (UK), Nov. 5, 2007

"Anger at legal Afghan opium plan," BBC News, Nov. 5, 2007

"In meth war, pharmacy logs go unreviewed," Austin (TX) American-Statesman, Nov. 4, 2007

"The war on poppy succeeds, but cannabis thrives in an Afghan province," New York (NY) Times, Nov. 4, 2007

"Heroin overdose antidote offered," Cape Cod (ME) Times, Nov. 3, 2007

"A tragic casualty in federal war on medical marijuana," Billings (MT) Gazette, Nov. 3, 2007

"In the land of poppies," Boston (MA) Herald, Nov. 3, 2007

"The rise and rise of the Latino-African connection," The Tenerife (Spain) News, Nov. 3, 2007

"More equity in cocaine sentencing," Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 2, 2007

"Marijuana and College Aid," The New York Times, Nov. 2, 2007

"Drug courts are our secret weapon," El Paso Times (TX), Nov. 2, 2007

"Proposal: Drug tests for teenage drivers," Asbury Park Press (NJ), Nov. 2, 2007

"Addicts to receive overdose antidote," The Boston Globe, Nov. 2, 2007

"Drew Carey defends medical marijuana," Reason Online, Nov. 1, 2007

"Giving Methadone to Inmates is a Good Idea," Wired Science, Nov. 1, 2007

"Drugs bring Beijing into Burma," News Statesman, Nov. 1, 2007

"Law enforcement: Corrupting influence of drug prohibition," NewsWithViews, Nov. 1, 2007

"Politicians and professors debate national drug policy," Fulcrum (Ottawa, Canada), Nov. 1, 2007

"Feds raid medical pot dispensary," The Argus (CA), Oct. 31, 2007

"Powder and crack cocaine," Washington (DC) Times, Oct. 31, 2007

"Hailey to vote on marijuana," Twin Falls Times-News (ID), Oct. 31, 2007

"Warlord's death evokes CIA's golden days in the heroin trade," The Vancouver Sun, Oct. 31, 2007

"Tsunami' of opium to hit Afghanistan's neighbors if borders aren't improved, UN warns," AP / International Herald Tribune (Kabul, Afghanistan), Oct. 31, 2007

"Arnold's marijuana fig leaf," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Oct. 30, 2007

"Heroin warlord dies," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, Oct. 30, 2007

"Plan Mexico," Foreign Policy in Focus, Oct. 30, 2007

"Doctor sees medicine as a money-saver in treating addicts," Des Moines (IA) Register, Oct. 30, 2007

"Drugs and corruption threaten Afghan progress," Reuters, Oct. 30, 2007

"US guns behind cartel killings in Mexico," Washington (DC) Post, Oct. 29, 2007

"Fund drug treatment rather than Mexican anti-drugs operations," by Ethan Nadelmann, San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Oct. 29, 2007

"Arnold Schwarzenegger: Cannabis not a drug," The Daily Telegraph (London, England), Oct. 29, 2007

"We've got to change attitudes about addicts," The Province (Vancouver, BC, Canada), Oct. 29, 2007

"Focus on the other war on terrorism," Family Security Matters, Oct. 29, 2007

"Gravel: Loosen drug laws," The Michigan Daily, Oct. 29, 2007

"Mexico's drug-control initiative reflects more trust in U.S.," USA Today, Oct. 29, 2007

"Meth lab busts plunge, but problems persist," Des Moines (IA) Register, Oct. 28, 2007

"Venezuela increasingly a conduit for cocaine," Washington (DC) Post, Oct. 28, 2007

"At least three die in Colombia bombing before vote," Reuters, Oct. 27, 2007

"Voices rise against drug sentencing," The Providence Journal (RI), Oct. 26, 2007

"Dems criticize Bush strategy on drug fight," Houston Chronicle (TX), Oct. 26, 2007

"Meth gun' is latest weapon against drugs," News-Leader (MO), Oct. 26, 2007

"Namibia: Tik, gafief, rock...Country's drug scene exposed," The Namibian (Africa), Oct. 26, 2007

"MEPs want to turn Afghan opium into painkillers," EUobserver, Oct. 26, 2007

"Just don't call it Plan Mexico," The Economist, Oct. 25, 2007

"Wal-Mart won't voluntarily assist drug snooping electronically," AP (Tenn), Oct. 25, 2007

"Beefing up the anti-drug war," The Economist, Oct. 25, 2007

"SF injection site discussed at forum," Bay Area Reporter (CA), Oct. 25, 2007

"Smoking cannabis in medium doses may help ease neuropathic pain," Daily India, Oct. 25, 2007

"Mayor says pot use was medicinal," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Oct. 25, 2007

"Politicians continually fail to recognize marijuana's value," Daily Trojan (CA), Oct. 25, 2007

"Bartels: Rate of drug shipment to Ghana becoming worse," The Statesman (Ghana), Oct. 25, 2007

"Army sacks 1100 over Class A drug abuse," The Herald (UK), Oct. 25, 2007

"Bush's drug war funding plan draws fire in U.S., Mexico," Houston Chronicle (Mexico City), Oct. 24, 2007

"Use of contractors by state dept. has soared," The New York Times, Oct. 24, 2007

"Getting real about the economics of cocaine," AlterNet, Oct. 24, 2007

"Unintended casualties aplenty in drug war," Boston Herald, Oct. 24, 2007

"Europe deals with growing cocaine trade," NPR Morning Edit., Oct. 24, 2007

"Vote limits drug-dog searches on campus," Star Bulletin (Honolulu), Oct. 23, 2007

"Bush seeks $550 million to fight drugs," Arizona Republic, Oct. 23, 2007

"The rising peril of crack cocaine," BBC News, Oct. 23, 2007

"AFP targeting Afghan heroin supply," The Age (Australia), Oct. 23, 2007

"Bush announces $1.4 billion drug plan for Mexico," The Dallas Morning News (Mexico City), Oct. 23, 2007

"Bahamas gets increased US counter-narcotics funding," Caribbean New News, Oct. 23, 2007

"Punctuating the sentence: Prison terms re-examined," City Limits (NY), Oct. 22, 2007

"Medicinal marijuana: Who can use it?," Kitsap Sun (WA), Oct. 22, 2007

"Pot ideas will test acceptance," The Oregonian, Oct. 22, 2007

"Celluloid tale of Rio's drug war, told from police perspective, is the talk of Brazil," Washington Post (Rio De Janeiro), Oct. 22, 2007

"Britain has failed in Afghan drugs war," Reuters (Kabul), Oct. 22, 2007

"Debate on drugs is a load of old smoke," Independent (Dublin, Ireland), Oct. 22, 2007

"Expert predicts flood of heroin," The Australian (Sydney, Australia), Oct. 22, 2007

"Lighten our prison load: Decriminalize marijuana," Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh), Oct. 21, 2007

"Medical marijuana ignorance: Is the Oregonian on the DEA payroll?," Salem-News (Molalla, Ore), Oct. 21, 2007

"'Commonsense' and our two never-ending wars," OpEdNews, Oct. 21, 2007

"Opposition to war on drugs goes mainstream," Le Quebecois Libre (Montreal, Canada), Oct. 21, 2007

"Drugs strategy debate 'is a sham'," The Guardian (Manchester, England), Oct. 21, 2007

"Contractors may train Mexican drug forces," The Seattle Times (WA), Oct. 20, 2007

"Why Europe holds the answer to illegal drugs," The Telegraph (London, England), Oct. 20, 2007

"San Francisco considers injection room ," Associated Press (San Francisco, CA), Oct. 19, 2007

"There's a lot at stake in drug tests, and they're not perfect," Lexington(KY) Herald-Leader, Oct. 19, 2007

"Just say no to drug testing," Charleston Daily Mail (TN), Oct. 19, 2007

"Let all Canadians vote on Afghanistan question," The Toronto Star (Canada), Oct. 19, 2007

"Voters could shift cops' pot priority," Denver Post, Oct. 18, 2007

"Farmers sue DEA for right to grow industrial hemp," CNN International, Oct. 18, 2007

"Progress prohibited," Guardian (UK) Oct. 18, 2007

"King Hemp V: Industrial Disease" Counter Currents, Oct. 18, 2007

"Say 'no' to cutting student aid," Sidelines (TN) Oct. 18, 2007

"Canadians say no to 'just say no;" The London Free Press, Oct. 18, 2007

"Forced drug testing opens up legal, ethical issues," The Vancouver Sun (Canada) Oct. 18, 2007

"Sentencing commission calls for reform," Associated Press (Albany, NY), Oct. 17, 2007

"The true face of drug crime," Guardian, Oct. 17, 2007

"'Operation Any Booking' just business as usual," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 17, 2007

"DA candidate Sennett takes heat over marijuana stance," (Kingston, NY)Daily Freeman, Oct. 17, 2007

"It's time to fix drugs – legalise them," icWales (UK) Oct. 17, 2007

"Needle exchange told to clean up or be evicted," Times Colonist (Canada), Oct. 16, 2007

"Steroids did not act alone," Miami Herald, Oct. 16, 2007

"Canada and the transcontinental drug links," Stratfor, Oct. 16, 2007

"Maybe we can punish the pushers," The Ottawa (Canada) Citizen, Oct. 16, 2007

"Campus housing exceeds prisons," The Daily Collegian (PA), Oct. 16, 2007

"Governor Schwarzenegger vetoes industrial hemp bill," Earth Times (CA), Oct. 15, 2007

"Legalise all drugs: chief constable demands end to 'immoral laws'," The Independent (UK), Oct. 15, 2007

"Afghanistan struggles with heroin addiction scourge," Reuters (Kabul), Oct. 15, 2007

"U.S. plan for drug war has some in Mexico worried," Statesman (Mexico City), Oct. 15, 2007

"Cocaine and sugar: Similar addictions," Allied News (PA), Oct. 13, 2007

"NORML heads work to ignite the troops," Eureka (CA) Times-Standard, Oct. 13, 2007

"Dutch ban hallucinogenic mushroom sales," Associated Press, Oct. 12, 2007

"Europe: Curing, not punishing, addicts," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 12, 2007

"How Golden Triangle became an also-ran in heroin trade," The Toronto Sun, Oct. 12, 2007

"Verdict may set example," The Detroit News (Melindale), Oct. 12, 2007

"Global war on meth," The Arizonia Republic, Oct. 12, 2007

"Drug rehab court begins," Caymanian Compass (Caymen Islands), Oct. 11, 2007

"Instability fuels comeback opium poppies in Myanmar," Earth Times (Bangkok), Oct. 11, 2007

"North Wales police chief calls for drugs to be made legal," Daily (North Wales, UK) Post, Oct. 11, 2007

"UN agency contradicts US on Burmese drug trafficking," New York (NY) Sun, Oct. 11, 2007

"Secret police struggle rocks Russia," The Independent (London, England), Oct. 11, 2007

"Drug mafia blamed for arrests," Moscow (Russia) Times, Oct. 11, 2007

"GAO study reveals boot camp 'nightmare'," USA Today, Oct. 10, 2007

"Sheriff calls for halt of revision to medical pot ordinance," Alameda (CA) Times-Star, Oct. 10, 2007

"City drug policy at odds with Harper's announced plans," The Vancouver (Canada) Sun, Oct. 10, 2007

"SFU prof receives award for controversial opinion," The Province (Canada), Oct. 10, 2007

"Meth labs decline in state," Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times, Oct. 10, 2007

"Pipe dreams: War profiteers plow under the poor," Uruknet, Oct. 9, 2007

"Pro-marijuana group seeks different standards for less-harmful drugs," The Daily Astorian (OR), Oct. 9, 2007

"The war on pot: America's $42 billion annual boondoggle," AlterNet, Oct. 9, 2007

"Why no big drug bosses this side of border?," Houston Chronicle (Tx), Oct. 9, 2007

"Kabul rejects US pleas to spray opium poppies," The Guardian (UK), Oct. 9, 2007

"To search for drugs, officers take flight," Missourian News, Oct. 9, 2007

"Drug official pushes for tracking system," The Daily Iowan, Oct. 9, 2007

"Herbicide insanity," News Day (NY), Oct. 9, 2007

"Full speed along a dead-end road," Toronto Star, Oct. 9, 2007

"Romney confronted with medical marijuana issue," CNN, Oct. 8, 2007

"Med marijuana opponent lacks facts;" Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), Oct. 8, 2007

"Pot helps; policy hurts," Baltimore Sun, Oct. 8, 2007

"Teens (but not adults) backing away from illicit drugs; underage drinking, smoking remain problematic," American Medical News, Oct. 8, 2007

"U.S. renews bid to destroy opium poppies in Afghanistan;" Blue Ridge Now (NC) Times-News, Oct. 8, 2007

"Fight drug war at family dinner table;" The Indianapolis (IN) Star, Oct. 8, 2007

"Justice system," Sun-Sentinel (FL), Oct. 8, 2007

"U.S. presses again to eradicate Afghan opium poppies," International Herald Tribune (Kabul), Oct. 7, 2007

"It's a Gray area: How to win war on illegal drugs," The Daily Pilot (Newport Beach, CA), Oct. 7, 2007

"High society: Ricky, anyone?" San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Oct. 7, 2007

"Advocates decry medical marijuana raids," Contra Costa (CA) Times, Oct. 7, 2007

"Make poppy drugs not war," The Sunday Mirror (London, England), Oct. 7, 2007

"Celetrating 20 years of fighting addiction," Nashua (NH) Telegraph, Oct. 6, 2007

"What's Harper smoking?" The Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, Oct. 6, 2007

"$1 billion aimed at Mexican drug cartels," San Antonio (TX) Express-News, Oct. 6, 2007

"Wrong drug war," Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) Free Press, Oct. 6, 2007

"Police see meth arrests dip, while cocaine use climbs," St. Cloud (MN) Times, Oct. 6, 2007

"Why a war on drugs just won't work," Victoria (BC, Canada) Times Colonist, Oct. 5, 2007

"Prisons' racial disparity raises new debate," The DesMoines (IA) Register, Oct. 5, 2007

"Reality sightseeing: How other cultures deal with hot topics," The Seattle (WA) Times, Oct. 5, 2007

"Rethink marijuana," Idaho Mountain Express, Oct. 5, 2007

"Behind Bars," Rutland (VT) Herald, Oct. 5, 2007

"It's time to consider legalizing marijuana," AZ Central, Oct. 5, 2007

"Harper announces $64 million to fight drug dealers, help users," Canadian Press, Oct. 4, 2007

"Pot-candy maker surrenders to feds, released," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Oct. 4, 2007

"Drug Czar to Milton Friedman: Drop Deader," Reason Online, Oct. 4, 2007

"Testing users and the law," Missoula (MO) Independent, Oct. 4, 2007

"Visalia pot outlet finds few willing to rent space," The Fresno (CA) Bee, Oct. 4, 2007

"Graphic anti-meth ads catching on," Stateline, Oct. 4, 2007

"Paterson steps up AIDS fight," Herald News (Paterson, North Jersey), Oct. 4, 2007

"Drug-war plan panned in advance," The Gazette (Montreal, Canada), Oct. 4, 2007

"A new anti-drug strategy in Colombia," Los Angeles Times (Napipi, Colombia), Oct. 4, 2007

"US claims success in war on drugs," BBC News, Oct. 3, 2007

"Feds take over Chico medical marijuana case," Chico Enterprise Record (Oroville, California), Oct. 3, 2007

"Cartels outrun, outgun the law at Ariz. border," The Arizonia Republic, Oct. 3, 2007

"Europe discovers secret of 'self-medication'," Globe and Mail (Mestre, Italy), Oct. 3, 2007

"Six-month reprieve for Insite denounced as a stalling tactic," Times Colonist (Canada), Oct. 3, 2007

"Vancouver safe-injection site can operate until June under six-month extension," Canadian Press, Oct. 2, 2007

"U.S. may send Mexico $1.4 billion in drug war," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, Oct. 2, 2007

"Congressmen seeking new ideas to fight drugs," Baltimore (MD) Sun, Oct. 2, 2007

"Police try to solve arrests disparity," The Oregonian, Oct. 2, 2007

"General: Break drug cycle," Palm Beach(FL) Daily News, Oct. 2, 2007

"Measure on marijuana regulation back on ballot," The Daily Californian, Oct. 2, 2007

"Crack sentence gets high court review," Associated Press, Oct. 2, 2007

"Marijuana's $42 billion question," Forbes, Oct. 1, 2007

"Crack vs. powdered coke hits high court," Star-News (North Carolina), Oct. 1, 2007

"Mayor arms parents in war on drugs," Sandusky (OH) Register, Oct. 1, 2007

"Cannabis use entrenched across generations here," Gisborne (Australia) Herald, Oct. 1, 2007

"Get-tough plan on drugs doomed, experts say," Globe and Mail (Ottawa, Canada), Oct. 1, 2007

"Ottawa's new anti-drug policy could hurt Vancouver's Insite," NEWS1130, Sept. 30, 2007

"Ditch these drug laws," New York (NY) Times, Sept. 30, 2007

"US role and the failing drug war," Jamaica Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica), Sept. 30, 2007

"WAMMFest raises awareness, draws crowd," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, Sept. 30, 2007

"State still hashing out medical marijuana rules," Contra Costa (CA) Times, Sept. 30, 2007

"Needle exchange's planned move alarms upper Haight neighbors," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Sept. 30, 2007

"Maverick Vancouver, BC mayor faces Olympic-size challenge," Seattle (WA) Times, Sept. 30, 2007

"Judges seek leeway in prison sentences," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Sept. 29, 2007

"My good friend and the foolish war on drugs," Aspen (CO) Times, Sept. 29, 2007

"Berkeley pot bill put on 2008 ballot after judge nullifies results," Contra Costa (CA) Times, Sept. 28, 2007

"Cocaine use growing in Europe," Reuters, Sept. 28, 2007

"Vigo drug court celebrates anniversary," The Tribune-Star (IN), Sept. 28, 2007

"Drug crops move into California forests," BBC News, Sept. 28, 2007

"Allen Ginsberg; The Politics of Ecstasy," PopMatters, Sept. 28, 2007

"Oakland company raided for allegedly selling pot-laced foods," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Sept. 27, 2007

"Feds target S.B. medical marijuana shops," Santa Barbara (CA) Independent, Sept. 27, 2007

"Will drug lord do less time than the average american nonviolent drug offender?," AlterNet, Sept. 27, 2007

"The selective and unfair penalty for crack," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 27, 2007

"Restoring felons' rights slowed by bureaucracy," St. Petersburg Times (FLA), Sept. 27, 2007

"Marked; Race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration," PopMatters, Sept. 27, 2007

"Pain relief for Afghanistan," Ottawa (Canada)Citizen, Sept. 27, 2007

"Afghan farmers find alternative to opium; Marijuana," Javno, Sept. 27, 2007

"SC First In Violent Crime Rate," The State (Columbia, SC), Sept. 26, 2007

"Poppies, opium, morphine, codeine and heroin; A short technical primer," Embassy (Canada ), Sept. 26, 2007

"Livermore bans pot dispensaries," The Oakland Tribune (CA ), Sept. 26, 2007

"Watsonville bans tobacco from parks," Santa Cruz Sentinel (CA ), Sept. 26, 2007

"Karzai will need Harper's support to resist U.S. spraying," Embassy (Canada), Sept. 26, 2007

"Lebanese find troubles fertile ground for cannabis," Reuters (Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ), Sept. 26, 2007

"Wardens on front line of pot raids," The Press-Enterprise, Sept. 25, 2007

"Reefer gladness? Marijuana initiative makes Hailey ballot," Idaho Mountain Express (Ketchum, ID), Sept. 25, 2007

"Medical pot and the Iraq veteran," Esquire Magazine, Sept. 25, 2007

"Just say no to random student drug testing," Detroit (MI) News, Sept. 25, 2007

"Drug and alcohol rehab costs a fraction of the cost of addiction," Marketwire (Tampa, FLA), Sept. 25, 2007

"Mayor sees complexities of pot," Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), Sept. 25, 2007

"The federal war on medical marijuana becomes a war on children," AlterNet, Sept. 25, 2007

"As drug cases jam local courts, new approach sought," Houston (TX) Chronicle, Sept. 25, 2007

"Students at Pell City High randomly tested for drugs," Daily Home (AL), Sept. 25, 2007

"New York-area drug labs part of major steroid bust," New York Daily News, Sept. 25, 2007

"US violent crime rises in 2006, with more murders," Reuters, Sept. 24, 2007

"Spinning a failed war on drugs," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Sept. 24, 2007

"Controversial hemp bill awaits governor's signature," Tri-Valley Herald (Sacramento, CA), Sept. 24, 2007

"Manitowoc County helps landlords evict tenants with drug charges," Winona (MN) Daily News, Sept. 24, 2007

"Drugs in our schools – why not?" Arizonia Daily Wildcat, Sept. 24, 2007

"Put this idea into your pipe and smoke on it," Ventura County Star, Sept. 24, 2007

"Pot may be popular, but is it safe?" Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), Sept. 24, 2007

"Life sentence; How prison is reshaping the U.S.," International Herald Tribune, Sept. 24, 2007

"What's the standard dosage for pot?" Los Angeles (CA) Times, Sept, 23, 2007

"County may amend pot dispensaries ordinance," Hayward (CA) Daily Review, Sept. 23, 2007

"Report criticizes efforts of drug czar," Ft. Wayne (IN) Journal Gazette, Sept. 22, 2007

"Initiative petition aims to decriminalize marijuana," The Joplin (MO) Globe, Sept. 22, 2007

"Court papers show methods of drug cartel," San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, Sept. 22, 2007

"Be wary of launching prison-building spree," The Des Moines (IO) Register, Sept. 21, 2007

"Opium for meds, not drugs," Straight Issues, Sept. 21, 2007

"Drug woes — SW Virginia officials still battling epidemic," Blufield Daily Telegraph, Sept. 21, 2007

"Drug abuse unabated in Nepal's schools; survey," People's Daily Online (China), Sept. 21, 2007

"Paey given full pardon; Crist orders him freed today," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Sept. 20, 2007

"Legalizing marijuana would bridge California's budget gap," The Daily Breeze (Torrance, CA), Sept. 20, 2007

"Drug programs are opened to more offenders," The Record (North Jersey), Sept. 20, 2007

"Mexican drug cartels move north," The Washington Post, Sept. 20, 2007

"Exposing bigotry," The New York Sun, Sept. 20, 2007

"Outrage, and urgency, missing in South Florida's drug war," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Sept. 20, 2007

"Stoner spotcheck," NOW Magazine (Toronto, Canada), Sept. 20, 2007

"Clinton for for-profit prisons," Scoop, Sept. 19, 2007

"Santa Cruz Lifts Park Smoking Ban For Medical Marijuana Festival," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Sept. 19, 2007

"Hall schools look at expanding drug testing to middle school," The Times (Gainesville, GA), Sept. 19, 2007

"State Sen. Morahan backs medical pot stance," Times-Herald Record (Albany, NY), Sept. 19, 2007

"Medical cannabis supporters unite," The Badger Herald (Madison, WI), Sept. 19, 2007

"Survey: Some teens find meth easy to get," Associated Press, Sept. 19, 2007

"Modern values: Legalise it," New Matilda, Sept. 19, 2007

"General attorney rejects anti drug report made by USA," Mathaba Masses Media (Puerto La Cruz, Anzoategui), Sept. 19, 2007

"America's complex pot compromise," Denver Post (CO), Sept. 18, 2007

"A.C. agency grant to aid intravenous drug users," Press of Atlantic City (NJ), Sept. 18, 2007

"Prescription-law fight heating up," The Columbus Dispatch (OH), Sept. 18, 2007

"Arguments in the marijuana debate," Denver Post (CO), Sept. 18, 2007

"Anaheim's ban on medical marijuana dispensaries challenged," AP / San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Sept. 18, 2007

"Lack of US vigilance has increased drug traffic, Dominican president says," Dominican Today (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic), Sept. 18, 2007

"Bahamas on major U.S. drug list, again," The Bahama Journal, Sept. 18, 2007

"US calls India a major drug hub-Indians say controls in place," NEWSPost India (New Delhi, India), Sept. 18, 2007

"Continuing the 'war on drugs' is not helping the addicted," The Vancouver Sun (Canada), Sept. 18, 2007

"Meth Imports Soar As Labs Making Drug Wane In US," Des Moines (IA), Sept. 17, 2007

"US Says Myanmar, Venezuela Fall Short In Drugs Fight," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, Sept. 17, 2007

"5 Firms To Join Anti-Drug Campaign," Washington (DC) Post, Sept. 17, 2007

"Keeping tabs on drugs," Denver Post (CO), Sept. 17, 2007

"Court program aims to give substance abusers fresh start," Waco Tribune-Herald, Sept. 17, 2007

"Dreams of Afghanistan service go up in smoke," The Province (Canada), Sept. 17, 2007

"Cannabis 'could prevent mad cow disease'," The Age, Sept. 17, 2007

"Illinois begins video campaign against meth," Daily Southtown (IL), Sept. 17, 2007

"Poppy Paradox In Afghanistan," Boston (MA) Globe, Sept. 16, 2007

"Marijuana Crusader Presented With Calgary's Distinguished White Hat," CanWest News Service, Sept. 16, 2007

"US Waives Drug Sanctions On Bolivia," AP, Sept. 15, 2007

"Same Term For Pot Grower," Sacramento (CA) Bee, Sept. 15, 2007

"Guilty Plea Entered In Dallas Tainted-Muffin Case," Dallas (TX) Morning News, Sept. 15, 2007

"Fight Brews In Colombia Drug World," AP, Sept. 15, 2007

"Oops! That's The Wrong Drug Lord," The Telegraph (London, England), Sept. 15, 2007

"Woman, 65, arrested on multiple drug charges," Dotham Eagle (AL), Sept. 14, 2007

"Debating Iraq? Pop a pill first" The Los Angeles Times, Sept.14, 2007

"$10 million media blitz targeting meth use starts," The Seattle Times, Sept. 14, 2007

"Case highlights rise in drug abuse by Rx," The Boston Globe, Sept. 14, 2007

"Fighting the war on drugs through parking tickets," On Milwaukee (WI), Sept. 14, 2007

"Anti-Drug Inquiry's Findings 'Frightening'," Melbourne (Australia) Herald Sun, Sept. 13, 2007

"General buzzkill," Sacramento News & Review (CA), Sept. 13, 2007

"Terror criminal links growing," FrontPage Magazine, Sept. 13, 2007

"DEA hopeful over drop in cocaine," USA Today, Sept. 13, 2007

"Drug ads could trigger tokers," Now Magazine (Toronto, Canada), Sept. 13, 2007

"NATO Not To Join In Poppy Fight," AFP / Gulf Times (Qatar), Sept. 13, 2007

"Contractors take on expanded role in drug war," Government Executive, Sept. 12, 2007

"Sale of seized property helps fund war on drugs," Hardin County News (Lumberton, TX), Sept. 12, 2007

"County pledges to clean out the cabinet," Daily Herald (Central Utah), Sept. 12, 2007

"Comfortably numb: Joseph Califano Jr. on addiction," Express, Sept. 12, 2007

"Bush ripped on heroin trade," The Washington Times, Sept. 12, 2007

"Death sparks drug-driving blitz demand," The Edinburgh Paper (Scotland), Sept. 12, 2007

"In India, A Quest To Ease The Pain Of The Dying," New York (NY) Times, Sept. 11, 2007

"San Mateo County may regulate pot dispensaries," The Argus (CA), Sept. 11, 2007

"Former detainee claims abuse at jail," Northeast Mississippi (Aberdeen) Daily Journal, Sept. 11, 2007

"Drug testing sparks debate," Middleton (OH) Journal, Sept. 11, 2007

"County issuing pot ID cards," Herald Monterey County (CA), Sept. 11, 2007

"Reputed cocaine boss arrested in Colombia," AP / Washington Post, Sept. 11, 2007

"Growing Up Healthy: Debate Over Drug Testing," MSNBC, Sept. 10, 2007

"Annual study shows states moving to more balanced pain policies," American Medical News, Sept. 10, 2007

"Bursting at the seams," The Patriot News (Penn), Sept. 10, 2007

"Obese likened to drug addicts," Calgary Herald(Canada), Sept. 10, 2007

"Drugs banned, many of world’s poor suffer in pain," The New York Times (Waterloo, Sierra Leone), Sept. 10, 2007

"Boom-Time For Peru's Coca Growers," BBC News, Sept. 10, 2007

"For More Than 300 Rhode Islanders, Marijuana Provides Legal Relief," Providence (RI) Journal, Sept. 9, 2007

"Texas Intends To End School Steroid Use," Victoria (TX) Advocate, Sept. 9, 2007

"Smugglers Kill Iran Police Commander, Opium Seized," Reuters AlertNet, Sept. 9, 2007

"Traffickers Infiltrate Military In Colombia," Washington (DC) Post, Sept. 8, 2007

"Destroying Afghanistan's Poppies Won't Help," The Telegraph (London, England), Sept. 8, 2007

"County, Gatson Might Have Reached Drug Compromise," The Saturday Gazette-Mail (Charleston, WV), Sept. 8, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Trial Survives Defense Challenge," Oroville (CA) Mercury Register, Sept. 8, 2007

"Speaker: Drug addiction is a disease," The Ledger (Lakeland, FL), Sept. 7, 2007

"Cannabis country," 24 Hours Vancouver (Canada), Sept. 7, 2007

"Needle disposal effort set," Telegram & Gazette (Worcester), Sept. 7, 2007

"HIV spreads in concentrated epidemic form among IDUs," The Daily Star (Bangladesh), Sept. 7, 2007

"Youth drug use at a five year low, new survey shows," PRNewswire / USNewswire (Washington), Sept. 6, 2007

"Substance-abuse treatment hard for poor to find," Sun Herald (South Mississippi), Sept. 6, 2007

"City may drug test taxi cab drivers," The State News (MI), Sept. 6, 2007

"Recovery rally," The Sacramento(CA)Bee, Sept. 6, 2007

"Violence, drugs shadow Guatemalan vote," The Chicago Tribune, Sept. 6, 2007

"NATO must do more to fight opium trade in Afghanistan, UN says," Bloomberg News, Sept. 6, 2007

"Officials to shape pot policy," The Daily Journal (San Mateo County, CA), Sept. 5, 2007

"Bogus drug peddlers thrive in cyberspace," Reuters (Vienna), Sept. 5, 2007

"New chapter in drug trade," The Washington Post (Bogota,Colombia), Sept. 5, 2007

"America's taliban-support program," Townhall.com, Sept. 5, 2007

"New look at drugs policy backed," Cambridge(UK) Evening News, Sept. 5, 2007

"White House Drug Czar Launches New Anti-Methamphetamine Campaign," PRNewswire / USNewswire (Washington), Sept. 4, 2007

"The war on drugs, via FAFSA," Charlottesville's Newsweekly, Sept. 4, 2007

"Steroid testing waste of money," Florida Today, Sept. 4, 2007

"Doctors, get tough on drugs: Tony Clement," National Review of Medicine (Canada), Sept. 4, 2007

"We need a better-informed drug user," Olive Press (Spain), Sept. 4, 2007

"Cannabis may help boost appetite in anorexia sufferers," New Kerla (Melbourne, Australia), Sept. 4, 2007

"War And Opium," Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Sept. 3, 2007

"UK Strategy On Afghan Drugs Under Attack," Financial Times (London, England), Sept. 3, 2007

"Ortega Asks US for $1bn to Support Central America's Drugs Fight," AP / The Guardian (Manchester, England), Sept. 3, 2007

"Misguided US War On Drugs Boosts Terrorists Abroad," Denver (CO) Post, Sept. 2, 2007

"The War On Poppies," LA (CA) Times, Sept. 2, 2007

"British Anti-Drug Effort A Failure: Afghan Official," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, Sept. 2, 2007

"US Court Hands Setback To WAMM's Fight For Legal Pot," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, Sept. 1, 2007

"Conservatives Confuse Science And Moralizing," Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, Sept. 1, 2007

"'Golden Crescent' Drug Spell Plagues China's Northwest," Xinhua News Agency (China), Sept. 1, 2007

"San Mateo pot shops raided," San Mateo (CA) County Times, August 30, 2007

"Personal breathalyzers are up for sale," Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), August 30, 2007

"State to open new treatment centers," The Billings Gazette (Helena, Montana), August 30, 2007

"Moderation, here we come," The Daily News (Halifax, Canada), August 30, 2007

"Canadians back legal poppy farms," The Vancouver Sun (Ottawa, Canada), August 30, 2007

"Advocates seek reform in 'unjust' drug laws," Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (Albany, NY), August 29, 2007

"Pot growers are new target in 'War on Terror'," AlterNet, August 29, 2007

"Bowering In Favour Of Legalizing Pot," The Interior News (Smithers, BC, Canada), Aug. 29, 2007

"Medical marijuana: Drug bust sparks questions over law," AP/Santa Fe New Mexican (Malaga, NM), August 29, 2007

"Eradication or Legalisation? How to solve Afghanistan's opium crisis " The Guardian, August 29, 2007

"Perfect storm brewing for amphetamines in Asia," Monsters and Critics (Bangkok), August 29, 2007

"Council puts pot initiative on ballot," The Denver Post, August 28, 2007

"Random Drug Testing Program On Hold," New Jersey Herald (Newton(, Aug. 28, 2007

"So, what made me addict?" The Washington Post, August 28, 2007

"Do-it-yourself medicinal pot," Rocky Mountain News (Brighton, CO), August 28, 2007

"Painkiller patch killing patients," AP/The Denver Post, August 28, 2007

"The growing drug-terrorism nexus," The Family Security Foundation, Inc., August 28, 2007

"Afghan opium defies control," Free Press News Services (Kabul, Afghanistan), August 28, 2007

"Embattled Attorney General Resigns," New York (NY) Times, Aug. 27, 2007

"Treatment funded by anti-drug tax results in less recidivism," The Kansas City Star, August 27, 2007

"Hypocrisy On Pot?" Denver (CO) Daily News, Aug. 27, 2007

"Renew Insite's License," The Globe & Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Aug. 27, 2007

"Failings In War On Afghan Drugs," BBC News, Aug. 27, 2007

"War on Drugs: Impact on national security," NewsWithViews, August 27, 2007

"Loophole limits felony DUI law," Casper Star-Tribune (Laramie, WY), August 27, 2007

"Alcohol-free club struggles to stay afloat," KTUU News (Anchorage, Alaska), August 27, 2007

"Insite expands with Onsite detox centre for addicts, Canadian Press (Vancouver), August 27, 2007

"UN report shows Afghan opium production at record level," RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, August 27, 2007

"'Strawberry Quick' Meth Just A Rumor," The Register-Mail (Galesburg, IL), Aug. 26, 2007

"Govt Wants to Destroy Thaksin with War-on-Drug Probe: Lawyers," The Nation (Bangkok, Thailand), Aug. 26, 2007

"Is it or isn't it? The pot pendulum swings again," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, Aug. 25, 2007

"Ritter, law officers seek prison alternatives," Grand Junction (CO) Daily Sentinel, Aug. 25, 2007

"Noriega Fails To Stop Extradition," BBC News, Aug. 25, 2007

"Lawmakers push to curb overcrowding in prisons," AP/The Decatur Daily News (Montgomery, AL), August 24, 2007

"Adverse drug reactions are a leading cause of death," Toledo Free Press (OH), August 24, 2007

"Vessel intercepted off Guatemala with tons of cocaine," AP/The Seattle Times, August 24, 2007

"Drive to ban hallucinogen Salvia watched closely," Houston Chronicle(TX), August 24, 2007

"Will Mexico be the next Colombia?" Front Page Magazine, August 24, 2007

"AG's say booze and caffeine don't mix," All American Patriots, August 23, 2007

"No prescription? No problem online," AP/Sky Valley Journal (W VA), August 23, 2007

"Jack Medelson, MD, Pioneer in Substance Abuse Research, Dies at 77," Ascribe Newswire (Belmont, Mass), August 23, 2007

"Doctors want no smoking in cars carrying kids," The Edmonton Journal(Vancouver), August 23, 2007

"ASEAN hopes to have a drug-free community by 2015," Vietnam Net Bridge, August 23, 2007

"Scientists drug-test whole cities," AP/The Chicago Tribune, August 22, 2007

"Union urges uniform drug testing," Baltimore Sun, August 22, 2007

"Germany permits medicinal marijuana," United Press International (Munich, Germany), August 22, 2007

"Police hit back as drug war heats up in Aichi," The Asahi Shimbun (Nagoya), August 22, 2007

"Drugs, conflict spur HIV in Asia Pacific region," Zee News (India Ed), August 22, 2007

"Telltale Isotopes in Marijuana Are Nature’s Tracking Devices," The New York Times, August 21, 2007

"Former Hawaii WR: Drug tests not random," AP/ Scripps Newspaper Group (CO), August 21, 2007

"World of pain, but who gains?" AP/The Chicago Tribune, August 21, 2007

"Thieves, addicts hitting state pharmacies," The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, August 21, 2007

"Ottawa to ramp up anti-drug message," Times Colonist (Vancouver), August 21, 2007

"All the billions spent to curb drug use have been in vain," The Guardian (UK), August 21, 2007

"Legal wiretaps on rise in state," Rocky Mountain News (CO), August 20, 2007

"Jailing nation: How did our prison system become such a nightmare?" The Nation, August 20, 2007

"Tri-State area more susceptible to 'doctor shopping'," Herald Dispatch (Huntington, W VA), August 20, 2007

"AP: Pain medicine use has nearly doubled," AP/ Westfall Weekly News (SC), August 20, 2007

"Tribes see FBI support for drug war dwindle," The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, August 20, 2007

"Treatment For Ice Addicts Lacks Proof," Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, August 20, 2007

"Hempfest Turns 'Sweet' 16," Seattle (WA) Times, August 19, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Legal In California, But Feds Still Raid Dispensaries," Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, August 19, 2007

"Where There's Smoke, There's Hempfest," Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, August 18, 2007

"NM Planning Medical Marijuana Program," AP / Washington (DC) Post, August 18, 2007

"The Lost War," The Washington (DC) Post, August 18, 2007

"Where Khat Is King, But Not Much Else Works," The Washington (DC) Post, August 18, 2007

"Medical marijuana may go on Ohio ballot," The Columbus (OH) Dispatch, August 18, 2007

"Aid that won't help Mexico," The Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2007

"North Dakota sees promise in industrial hemp," The Topeka Capital-Journal, August 17, 2007

"DARE may be cut from budget," The News-Press (Southwest FL), August 17, 2007

"Mexican leader eager to work with U.S against drug cartels" The Mercury News, August 17, 2007

"Britain to focus military efforts on Afghanistan," AP / Star-Telegram (Kabul, Afghanistan), August 17, 2007

"South Africa: Cape Winning War Against Illegal Drugs, Says Rasool," Business Day (Johannesburg), August 17, 2007

"El Dorado County Couple Convicted In Marijuana Case," Sacramento (CA) Bee, August 16, 2007

"CASA 2007 teen survey reveals America's schools infested with drugs," Marketwire (Washington, DC), August 16, 2007

"Theories on Why Cleveland Murders are on the Rise," Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer, August 16, 2007

"Health Dept won't distribute medical pot," Las Cruces Sun-News (Santa Fe, NM), August 16, 2007

"Painful drug war victory;" The Washington Times, August 16, 2007

"'Stop abusing snitchin'," Reasononline, August 16, 2007

"Govt launches graphic ads on dangers of 'ice'," ABC News (Australia), August 16, 2007

"Former AG to Push For Medical Marijuana," Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal, August 15, 2007

"Drug court celebrates decade of success," The Tenessean, August 15, 2007

"High court backs law on driver drug tests," AP / The Boston Globe, August 15, 2007

"Drugs, Sex, Crime ... Howard Still Doesn't Get It," CityNews (Canberra, Australia), August 15, 2007

"Only 6 percent of parents worried about teen RX drug abuse," PR Newswire Association(Phoenix, AZ), August 15, 2007

"Medical marijuana user wins case against city of Merced," Merced Sun-Star (Merced, CA), August 15, 2007

"'Here To Help'," Lancaster (PA) Intelligencer-Journal, August 14, 2007

"High School Coaches Told Of Need For Steroid Testing," South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), August 14, 2007

"County Losing Drug Program," Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette, August 14, 2007

"Nicaragua's Ortega Says 'Unexpected Interests' Behind US DEA," AP / International Herald Tribune, August 14, 2007

"LA Meth Prices Double Over The Past Year," Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, August 14, 2007

"Why's Mexico Taking Drug-Fighting Advice From Us?" The New Republic, August 13, 2007

"Medicinal Marijuana Users Face Challenges In NM," El Paso (TX) Times, August 13, 2007

"Study Fails To Show Dangers Of Marijuana," Daily Illini (U of IL - Urbana-Champaign), August 13, 2007

"Unicoi To Continue Student Athlete Drug Testing," Kingsport (TN) Times-News, August 13, 2007

"Cleaning Up (Legally) On Money Laundering," Miami (FL) Herald, August 13, 2007

"Noriega To Appear In US Court On French Extradition Request," AP / Ocala (FL) Star-Banner, August 13, 2007

"Treatment Interrupted," Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA), August 12, 2007

"Hospital Study: Meth Leaves Users Injured, Bills Unpaid," North County Times (Escondido, CA), August 12, 2007

"Home From Wars, Yet Homeless," Boston (MA) Globe, August 12, 2007

"Lesson To Be Learned From Dope 'Scandal'," Herald On Sunday (Auckland, New Zealand), August 12, 2007

"Feds' Effort To Get Patient Files Called 'Scary'," The Oregonian (Portland, OR), August 11, 2007

"Drug Task Force Can't Account For Funding," Indianapolis (IN) Star, August 11, 2007

"Group Pushes Medical Use Of Marijuana," Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle, August 11, 2007

"Borrowing Bill's 'Soul'," The Boston (MA) Globe, August 11, 2007

"For Pot Smoker In Pain, No Help Is On The Way," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Globe & Mail, August 11, 2007

"Willie Nelson To Perform At Benefit For Marijuana Advocacy Groups," Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, August 10, 2007

"AG: State Workers Could Face Charges For Marijuana Law," AP / Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican, August 10, 2007

"Troops To Join Opium Battle," Baltimore (MD) Sun, August 10, 2007

"Record Crop Of Heroin Poppies Hits Anti-Drug Effort In Afghanistan," The Times (London, England), August 10, 2007

"Mexico May Get Aid In Drug War," AP / Winston-Salem (NC) Journal, August 9, 2007

"Police Amazed By 3-Meter-Tall Cannabis Plants," The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia), August 9, 2007

"US Anti-Drug Aid Would Target Mexican Cartels," Washington (DC) Post, August 8, 2007

"Drug Court For Barry Bonds?" San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, August 8, 2007

"Church Argues Marijuana A Sacrament," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, August 8, 2007

"UN Report Highlights Spread Of Methamphetamines," AP / The Irrawaddy News Magazine (Chiang Mai, Thailand), August 8, 2007

"Bush, Colombia & Narco-Politics," Consortiumnews.com, August 8, 2007

"U-Turn On Cannabis Highlights Lack Of Logic In 'War On Drugs'," Communitycare.co.uk (Surrey, England), August 8, 2007

"Drug Campaign Adverts 'Backfired'," BBC News, August 7, 2007

"It's Obviously Psychotic Behavior," Fergus Falls (MN) Daily Journal, August 7, 2007

"Drug Clinics Can Be Sued, Judge Rules," The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, PA), August 7, 2007

"Defence Of Legal Drugs Goes To Pot," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, August 7, 2007

"FBI Bows To Modern Realities, Eases Rules On Past Drug Use," Washington (DC) Post, August 7, 2007

"It's Easy For Soldiers To Score Heroin In Afghanistan," Salon.com, August 7, 2007

"Infected Inmates Pose Wider Health Risk," CTV News (Canada), August 6, 2007

"Colombian Finance Minister Tries To Clear His Name," Reuters AlertNet, August 6, 2007

"Afghan Heroin Hitting Our Streets, Mounties Warn," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, August 6, 2007

"Cannabis Country," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Sun, August 6, 2007

"Hydrocodone Becomes Most Abused Opiate," Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch, August 6, 2007

"High Number Of HIV Cases Found Among Female Inmates In Washington, DC," Medical News Today (UK), August 6, 2007

"Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation Skyrockets," AP / The Guardian (Manchester, England), August 5, 2007

"Afghan Victory 'Could Take 38 Years'," The Guardian (Manchester, England), August 5, 2007

"Drugstores Enhance Tracking Tools," Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, August 4, 2007

"Medical Pot User Challenging City," Merced (CA) Sun-Star, August 4, 2007

"Medicinal Pot Grower Sees Huge Demand," Vancouver (BC) Sun, August 4, 2007

"Speedy Rehab Or Prison Is Not Fixing Addictions," Tallahassee (FL) Democrat, August 3, 2007

"Why My Smoking Habit Proves You Can't Believe A Word The B******s Tell You," The Daily Mail (London, England), August 3, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Supporters Rally After Raid," Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet, August 3, 2007

"Ross Drug Treatment Fears Are Played Down," Ross-Shire (Scotland) Journal, August 3, 2007

"Justice v. Justice In Western Virginia?" The Roanoke (VA) Times, August 2, 2007

"Bexar DA Doubts Legality Of Pilot Needle Exchange Program," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, August 2, 2007

"FBI Drug Standard Lowered For Hiring," USA Today, August 2, 2007

"Drug Czar Praises Testing By Texas School Districts," The Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, August 2, 2007

"LA Takes On Feds In Pot Battle," LA Daily Breeze (Torrance, CA), August 2, 2007

"Former Prosecutor Defends Drug Company," Portland (ME) Press-Herald, August 2, 2007

"Thailand To Probe Thaksin's Deadly Anti-Drug War," Reuters, August 2, 2007

"US Attorney Became Target After Rebuffing Justice Dept.," Washington (DC) Post, August 1, 2007

"Don't Wait For State Money," The Times (Trenton, NJ), August 1, 2007

"Paterson, 3 Other NJ Cities To Begin Needle Exchange In Pilot Program," The Record (West Paterson, NJ), August 1, 2007

"Nevada Law Limits Access To Meth Ingredients, Boosts Penalties," AP / San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, August 1, 2007

"Spliff Split," by Jacob Sullum, Reason, August 1, 2007

"Is The Nation's Marijuana Policy Misguided?" ABC News, August 1, 2007

"Feds, LAPD Freeze Berkeley Pot Club's Asset," Oakland (CA) Tribune, August 1, 2007

"Justice Ministry: Independent Committee To Probe 2,500 Extrajudicial Killings," MCOT/Thai News Agency, August 1, 2007

"Britain Fires Up Debate Over Tougher Pot Laws," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, August 1, 2007

"Drug Czar Will Visit Dallas To Chat About 'Cheese'," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 31, 2007

"Give Us $hot In The Arm," Jersey Journal (Jersey City, NJ), July 31, 2007

"Racial Disparity Found In RI Prisons," Providence (RI) Journal, July 31, 2007

"Off-Licence Says Deregulation To Blame For Culture," Barkeeper.ie (Galway, Ireland), July 31, 2007

"Cannabis Joints Damage Lungs More Than Tobacco – Study," The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 31, 2007

"City Reject Thaksin Doubts," Manchester (England) Evening News, July 31, 2007

"Colombia Admits High-Level Military Corruption," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, July 30, 2007

"Will One Joint Really Make You Schizoid?" by Maia Szalavitz, Stats.org, July 30, 2007

"US Assault On Medicinal Pot Out Of Whack," Ventura County (CA) Star, July 30, 2007

"Too Many Latino Men Are Living In Prison," The Modesto (CA) Bee, July 30, 2007

"Cannabis Is Bad For You, But It's Also Impossible To Ban," The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 30, 2007

"Mental Problems 'Double Among Iraq Troops'," The Telegraph (London, England), July 30, 2007

"Suit Over Pot's 'Benefit' Stumbles," Law.com (San Francisco, CA) , July 30, 2007

"When Neither Crime Now Punishment Pay," by Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, NJ Voices (New Jersey), July 29, 2007

"Policy Shifts In Eradication Of Coca Crops," Miami (FL) Herald, July 29, 2007

"The Situation At Golden Gate Park," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, July 29, 2007

"Gordon Brown Cuts £50m From Drugs Work," The Telegraph (London, England), July 29, 2007

"US, Mexico Near Deal On Drug War Aid," Miami (FL) Herald, July 28, 2007

"DEA Thwarts Montana's Medical Marijuana Law," Billings (MT) Gazette, July 27, 2007

"Appeals Court Overturns Ruling In Saudi Prince Drug Case," AP / Bradenton (FL) Herald, July 27, 2007

"Experts Dismiss Case For Cannabis Reclassification," The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 27, 2007

"Banning Booze Would Improve Society And Quality Of Life," The Inverness (Scotland) Courier, July 27, 2007

"It's Time We Kicked The £1bn Drugs Habit," Cambridge (England) Evening News, July 27, 2007

"US, China Probe Mexican Drug Bust," AP / Miami (FL) Herald, July 27, 2007

"McNerney, House Refuse Medical Pot Amendment," Alameda (CA) Times-Star, July 27, 2007

"Cannabus Use Raises Risk Of Psychotic Illness Later On By More Than 40%," Medical News Today (England), July 27, 2007

"Methadone Rules Tightened," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, July 27, 2007

"US Medical Marijuana Backers Say They'll Fight On," Reuters / Scientific American, July 26, 2007

"House Nixes Medical Pot Amendment," Contra Costa (CA) Times, July 26, 2007

"DEA Raids 10 Pot Shops," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 26, 2007

"The Drugs Strategies Don't Work," The New Statesman (London, England), July 26, 2007

"Virginia Resner, San Francisco Activist," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, July 25, 2007

"US Arrests Fugitive In Mexico Drug Case," Chicago (IL) Tribune, July 25, 2007

"Council Considers Ban On Pot Dispensaries," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 25, 2007

"Bite The Bullet And Give Addicts What They Need," The Herald (Glasgow, Scotland), July 25, 2007

"Public Consulted On Drug Strategy," BBC News, July 25, 2007

"Legislature Fails To Revive Vetoed Bills," Stamford (CT) Advocate, July 24, 2007

"Study Data At UCLA Falsified," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 24, 2007

"VA Sued Over Treatment Of Returning Vets," Oakland (CA) Tribune, July 24, 2007

"Same Old Failures Haunt Drug Policy," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, July 23, 2007

"Law Enforcement Learns To Speak Up," AdWeek, July 23, 2007

"Jamaica: In The Drug Trade – Big And Getting Bigger," Caribbean Net News, July 23, 2007

"Mobiles Targeted In Battle Against Drug Lords," The Irish Independent (Dublin, Ireland), July 23, 2007

"US Bending Rules On Colombia Terror?" Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 22, 2007

"That's Not A Spliff, Officer, It's A Cabinet Smokescreen," The Times (London, England), July 22, 2007

"This Was The Day The Government Felt Free To Guffaw At The Law," The Times (London, England), July 22, 2007

"Sober North Dakotans Hope To Legalize Hemp," New York (NY) Times, July 21, 2007

"Debunked: Politicians' Excuse That Cannabis Has Become Stronger," The Independent (London, England), July 21, 2007

"A New War On The War On Drugs?" New American Media, July 21, 2007

"Many New Mexicans Applying For Medical Marijuana Use Since New Law," Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News, July 21, 2007

"Sober North Dakotans Hope To Legalize Hemp," Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune, July 21, 2007

"Bissau Drug Smuggling Worsening Daily – Police Chief," Reuters, July 21, 2007

"Harman Joins In The Cabinet Confessions: I Smoked Pot," The Times (London, England), July 21, 2007

"Minister In Tough Stance On Cannabis – After Taking Drug As Youth," The Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland), July 21, 2007

"US Drug Officials See Shortage In Cocaine, Rise In Prices," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 20, 2007

"Reefer Madness: Britain Being Run By Potheads?" ABC News, July 20, 2007

"Meth Project Founder Critical Of 'Crazy' Drug Policy," Great Falls (MT) Tribune, July 20, 2007

"Seven Cabinet Members Admit Smoking Cannabis In Youth," The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 20, 2007

"Crimebusters Go To Pot In A Haze Of Cannabis Smoke," The Times (London, England), July 20, 2007

"Top Ministers Admit Cannabis Use," BBC News, July 19, 2007

"New Challenges For Medical Marijuana," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 19, 2007

"Helping Addicts," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 19, 2007

"Racial Disparity Highest In Iowa Prisons," AP / Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye, July 19, 2007

"Mexico Probes Agents' Role In Drug Case," AP / Washington (DC) Post, July 19, 2007

"Jacqui Smith's Candid, Common Admission," The Telegraph (London, England), July 19, 2007

"Prosecutors Waste Resources On Medipot Cases," The Daily Breeze (Torrance, CA), July 19, 2007

"Brown Plans To Abandon Softer Laws On Cannabis," The Independent (London, England), July 19, 2007

"Drug Policy Director Stirs Things Up, But Not The Way GOP Candidates Had Hoped," CQPolitics (Washington, DC), July 18, 2007

"Senate Panel Resets Session On FDA Tobacco Bill," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, July 18, 2007

"Senlis Council Has 'Nothing To Hide'," Embassy (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), July 18, 2007

"Drug Czar Accused Of 'Partisan Warfare'," USA Today, July 18, 2007

"Report: Anti-Gang Strategy Failing Badly," AP / Washington (DC) Post, July 18, 2007

"Brown Announces Fresh Review Into Cannabis Classification," The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 18, 2007

"Experts Urge Ottawa To Fix Pot Laws As Courts Face Increase In Caseload," Guelph (Ontario, Canada) Mercury, July 18, 2007

"Ruling Reverses Pot-Smoker Firing," Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News, July 18, 2007

"Feds: Labs Not Required For School Drug Tests," Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, July 17, 2007

"Politicization Of The White House Office Of National Drug Control Policy," House Committee on Oversight and Government Relations, July 17, 2007

"DEA Targets Landlords Of Pot Outlets," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 17, 2007

"Mexico Fugitive Alleges Official Corruption," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 17, 2007

"Judge Gives Pot Smokers Short Reprieve," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, July 17, 2007

"Mexicans Tighten Grip On Drugs Across Continent," Reuters AlertNet, July 17, 2007

"Police Corruption Undermines Puerto Rican Drug War," Miami (FL) Herald, July 17, 2007

"Mexico Drug War Strikes Fear Even Among Traffickers," Reuters AlertNet, July 17, 2007

"Arrests For Pot Are Excessive," New York (NY) Newsday, July 16, 2007

"Medical Pot Landlords Receive DEA Warnings," AP / The Salinas (CA) Californian, July 16, 2007

"Addicts Can Face Troubled Recovery," The Brunswick (GA) News, July 16, 2007

"Winning With Opium In Afghanistan," The (Tokyo) Japan Times, July 16, 2007

"Methadone Alternative Is Still Restricted," The Irish Independent (Dublin, Ireland), July 16, 2007

"Forum To Focus On Drug Free Work Place," Roseburg (OR) News-Review, July 15, 2007

"Drugs Trade And Abuse On The Rise," AllAfrica.com / The Nation (Nairobi, Kenya), July 15, 2007

"Death Threat To US Border Reporter Alleged," Dallas (TX) Morning News, July 14, 2007

"Bolivia's Coca Production Rising," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 14, 2007

"Judge May Order New Election For Failed Berkeley Pot Measure," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, July 13, 2007

"VA Pain Doctor Sentenced To Nearly 5 Years In Prison," AP / Hampton Roads (VA) Daily Press, July 13, 2007

"Judge Rules Canada's Pot Possession Laws Unconstitutional," CBC News, July 13, 2007

"Drug Czar Gives Warning," Redding (CA) Record Searchlight, July 13, 2007

"War On Drugs A Failure, Retired Police Officer Says," Arkansas News Bureau, July 13, 2007

"The Right Medicine," The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 13, 2007

"Briton Held In Ghana Says She Was Duped," AP / Jackson (WY) News-Tribune, July 13, 2007

"Judge Rules To Overturn Berkeley Election," East Bay Express (Oakland, CA), July 12, 2007

"Agencies Plan Own Crack-Pipe Program," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, July 12, 2007

"Ruling Could Expand Options For Methadone Clinics In PA," Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review, July 12, 2007

"Decriminalize Pot And Tax 'Hell Out Of It,', BC Senator Proposes," CP / London (Ontario, Canada) Free Press, July 12, 2007

"Uribe's Cousin Allegedly Tied To Death Squads," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 12, 2007

"Legalizing Pot Makes Sense," National Post (Don Mills, Ontario, Canada), July 11, 2007

"Pot Raids Funded By Grants," Redding (CA) Record Searchlight, July 11, 2007

"Judge Rejects Lawsuit Over Pot," Los Angeles (CA) Times, July 11, 2007

"Methadone Probe OK'd," PhillyBurbs.com (Philadelphia, PA), July 11, 2007

"Giuliani Blasts Medical Marijuana Supporters," AP / Manchester (NH) Union Leader, July 11, 2007

"Politics And Potheads," Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Sun, July 11, 2007

"Good Medicine," Hartford (CT) Courant, July 11, 2007

"Heavy Time For Drug Lightweights," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, July 10, 2007

"Local Medical Marijuana Advocate Remains Hopeful," The Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), July 10, 2007

"Rumors Rising Of Drug-Cartel Ceasefire," San Antonio (TX) Express-News, July 10, 2007

"Catholic Leaders Denounce Mexican Drug-Gang Violence Near US Border," Catholic News Service, July 9, 2007

"Pot Busts Bounce Back," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Star, July 9, 2007

"Teen Drug Use Is Getting Higher," Springfield (IL) Journal-Register, July 9, 2007

"It's Time To End Costly, Unfair Marijuana Prohibition," Baltimore (MD) Sun, July 9, 2007

"'War On Drugs' Has Specific Targets," The Daily Texan (Univ. of TX - Austin), July 9, 2007

"Alcohol Use Considered Bigger Issue," Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, July 9, 2007

"Helmand: Trouble On All Fronts," ISN Security Watch (Zurich, Switzerland), July 9, 2007

"Bar Opens Doors To Mike Jones," Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette, July 9, 2007

"No More Room," Fresno (CA) Bee, July 8, 2007

"A Colombian Model For Afghanistan?" BBC News, July 8, 2007

"Testing Too Costly For Many Schools," AP / Honolulu (HI) Advertiser, July 8, 2007

"Group Seeks Clarity On Rules For Collectives," The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA), July 8, 2007

"Tories Call For Extra Drink Tax," Press Association / The Guardian (Manchester, England), July 8, 2007

"Working In Pain," Culpeper (VA) Star Exponent, July 7, 2007

"Pot Advocate Gets 1 Day In Jail And Gives Judge A Piece Of His Mind," The San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, July 7, 2007

"Senator, You Used To Be A Pot Head – Now You're Talking Like A Narc," AlterNet, July 6, 2007

"Drug Use Ruled Irrelevant In Accident," Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel, July 6, 2007

"The Drug War's Collateral Damage," In These Times, July 6, 2007

"Bogarting Sanity In The Marijuana Wars," by Kathleen Parker, Townhall.com, July 6, 2007

"Jurors At Impasse Again In FARC Trial," AP / North County Times (Escondido, CA), July 6, 2007

"Prep Steroid Testing Scarce," AP / Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer, July 6, 2007

"As US Meth Production Falls, Mexican Suppliers Meet Demand," AP / Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, July 6, 2007

"Popping Pills On The Rise In US," The Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA), July 6, 2007

"Why NM's Jails Are Crowded And What To Do About It," Albuquerque (NM) Tribune, July 5, 2007

"Wash. To Set Medical Marijuana Limits," AP / Washington (DC) Post, July 5, 2007

"Gore's Son Is Facing Charges In California After Freeway Arrest," New York (NY) Times, July 5, 2007

"Pot Law On Hold," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), July 4, 2007

"Circuit Clerk Still Studying Drug Policy," Charleston (WV) Gazette, July 4, 2007

"Case Against Colombian May Not Be Slam-Dunk," Houston (TX) Chronicle, July 4, 2007

"Anti-Meth Program Active In All 99 Counties In Iowa," Des Moines (IA) Register, July 4, 2007

"Afghan Drug Control: Learning From History," ISN Security Watch (Zurich, Switzerland), July 4, 2007

"Irish Coast A 'Haven' For Drug Criminals," The Irish Examiner (Cork, Ireland), July 4, 2007

"The Battle Over Hemp On An Indian Reservation," New York (NY) Times, July 3, 2007

"Afghan Drug Trade Leaves A Village Of Widows," AP / Hamilton (Ontario, Canada) Spectator, July 3, 2007

"Police, Government Dismiss Drug Summit 'Talk Fest' Tag," The West Australian (Osborne Park, W. Australia), July 3, 2007

"Needle-Exchange Victory," Washington (DC) Post, July 2, 2007

"Study: Battle Stress May Lead To Misconduct," USA Today / The Marine Times, July 2, 2007

"Pot Conviction In Del. Can Mean Hard Times," The Daily Times (Salisbury, MD), July 2, 2007

"Neighbors May Object, But Methadone Clinic Belongs," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, July 1, 2007

"Big Break Is Possible For Small Crusade," Washington (DC) Post, July 1, 2007

"Drug-Free Zones Unfairly Target Blacks, Critics Say," Palm Beach (FL) Post, July 1, 2007

"Waiters Join The War On Drugs As Cocaine Use Soars In Spain," The Times (London, England), June 30, 2007

"'48% Afghan Heroin Routed Through India'," Times Of India (Gurgaon, Haryana, India), June 30, 2007

"US Uncovers Crossborder Drug Tunnel In Arizona," Reuters, June 29, 2007

"House Repeals Needle Ban," Washington (DC) Post, June 29, 2007

"Legislators Fall On Two Sides Of The Medical Marijuana Fence," Fairfield (CT) Minuteman, June 29, 2007

"Canadians Support Marijuana Legalization," Angus Reid Global Monitor (Vancouver, BC, Canada), June 28, 2007

"Mental Stress Of Troops In Iraq No Bar To Longer Duty, US Says," The Guardian (Manchester, England), June 28, 2007

"Sentencing Laws Debated," The Daily Press (Hampton Roads, VA), June 28, 2007

"The War On Drugs Is Still A War On Blacks," HuffingtonPost, June 28, 2007

"Not Amused," Ft. Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, June 28, 2007

"Victoria Plans Safe-Injection Sites," Canadian Press / The Globe & Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), June 28, 2007

"The Craziness Of Plan Colombia," Providence (RI) Journal, June 27, 2007

"Number Of US Prisoners Has Biggest Rise In 6 Years," Reuters, June 27, 2007

"Needle Exchange Program Now A Moot Point After Missed Deadline," The Jersey Journal (Jersey City, NJ), June 27, 2007

"A Less-Than-Banner Ruling," The Washington (DC) Post, June 27, 2007

"Coast Leaders Now Blame Police For The Escalating Drug Menace," Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, June 27, 2007

"Record Opium Crop In Southern Afghanistan," The Guardian (Manchester, England), June 27, 2007

"Freedom Of Expression Takes A Bong Hit," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 26, 2007

"Illegal Drug Use Being 'Contained' Worldwide, UN Study Finds," Bloomberg News, June 26, 2007

"UN Says Afghanistan's Opium Yield Up 50 Percent," Winston-Salem (NC) Journal, June 26, 2007

"Helmand The World's Biggest Producer Of Drugs," The Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland), June 26, 2007

"Police Chief's Radical Drugs Call," BBC News, June 25, 2007

"Supreme Court Limits Student Speech In 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' Case," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 25, 2007

"Blast Kills Two in Colombian Port," BBC News (London, UK), June 25, 2007

"Web Hall of Shame for Addicts," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 25, 2007

"Pot Growers Defend Crop," San Gabriel Valley (CA) Tribune, June 25, 2007

"Medical Marijuana User Sues Over State Policy," AP / CBS 4 (Denver, CO), June 24, 2007

"Russia To Join Int'l Day Against Drug Abuse By Holding Action In Moscow," Interfax (Moscow, Russia), June 24, 2007

"Naltrexone Trial Proposed In ACT," Australian Broadcasting Corporation, June 24, 2007

"PM: War Against Drugs Ineffective," The Star (Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia), June 24, 2007

"'Guru Of Ganja' Wants New Trial," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 23, 2007

"The Purple Brain: America's New Reefer Madness," AlterNet, June 23, 2007

"It Might Be Useful For Judges And Soldiers – But There Are Drawbacks," The Times (London, England), June 23, 2007

"Medical Pot User, 47, With AIDS Sues State," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), June 23, 2007

"Spat With Spitzer Stalls Key Bills In Legislature," The Buffalo (NY) News, June 22, 2007

"Reefer Madness Comes Full Circle," Calgary (Alberta, Canada) Sun, June 22, 2007

"Standing by Sentencing Guidelines," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 22, 2007

"Show Me the Drug Money," The Washington (DC) Post, June 22, 2007

"Journalist Deaths Soared in '06," Union Tribune (San Diego, CA), June 22, 2007

"Congress Poised to End Needle Exchange Ban," The Washington (DC) Blade, June 22, 2007

"Veto Lacks Compassion," The Day (New London, CT), June 21, 2007

"Mexican Judge Orders Ex-Gov's Release," AP / The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, June 21, 2007

"Barriers to 'Bupe'," Baltimore (MD) Sun, June 21, 2007

"For Ill, Medical Marijuana Ought to be Obtainable," Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), June 21, 2007

"Number of Treated Drug Addicts Slightly Drops in 2006," Czech News Agency / Prague (Czech Republic) Daily Monitor, June 21, 2007

"Both Sides See Hope in Marijuana Debate," The Day (New London, CT), June 21, 2007

"Unsung Drug Plagues Appalachia," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 20, 2007

"Rell Vetoes Marijuana Bill," Hartford (CT) Courant, June 20, 2007

"U.S. Drug Czar Urges Random Student Testing," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 20, 2007

"A Drug War Setback," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, June 20, 2007

"Militarizing Mexico's Drug War," In These Times, June 19, 2007

"US Sees No Let-Up In Mexico Drug War Killings," Reuters / San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, June 19, 2007

"The War On Medical Marijuana," by Paul Krassner, HuffingtonPost, June 19, 2007

"Medical Marijuana: New York Is Waiting To Inhale," The Buffalo (NY) News, June 19, 2007

"GW Says Canada Backs Cannabis Drug for Cancer Pain," Reuters / Scientific American, June 19, 2007

"Anti-Narcotics Official Found Guilty," CanWest News Service / The Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, June 19, 2007

"Teens Use Internet To Share Drug Stories," USA Today (McLean, VA), June 19, 2007

"Trenton Rejects Needle Program," The Times (Trenton, NJ), June 19, 2007

"Cocaine Pushes Through Brazil," AP / The Washington (DC) Times, June 19, 2007

"Marijuana As Medicine," Times Union (Albany, NY), June 19, 2007

"Falconer Plans to Release 2,000 Prisoners Early, Reports Claim," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), June 19, 2007

"Methadone Clinic Wins Right to Open in Reading," The Morning Call (Allentown, PA), June 19, 2007

"Aliens Don't Do Drugs: The Best Anti-Pot Ad Ever," Slate, June 18, 2007

"The Surest Road to Weather the Storm," The Seattle (WA) Times, June 18, 2007

"2 Farmers Suing DEA Over Right to Grow Hemp," USA Today (McLean, VA), June 18, 2007

"New Fear in Mexico: Army Soldiers Fleeing for Cartels," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 18, 2007

"Battles Won, War Goes On," The Kansas City (MO) Star, June 18, 2007

"Prostitutes Could Find Help, Not Jail Time," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, June 18, 2007

"Report Concludes Drug Programs Having 'Little Effect' on Inmates," Radio Iowa (Des Moines), June 18, 2007

"Area Needs More Treatment Options to Help Residents to Recover," Herald Dispatch (Huntington, WV), June 18, 2007

"Troops' Mental Health Struggles," Washington (DC) Post / Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, IN), June 18, 2007

"DARE Making a Comeback," Lexington (KY) Herald Leader, June 18, 2007

"Indigenous Latin Americans Push For Change In Coca Policies," Indian Country Today (Canastota, NY), June 18, 2007

"When Is A Pain Doctor A Drug Pusher?" New York (NY) Times Magazine, June 17, 2007

"Spoils From Drug War On Display In Disputed DEA Museum," Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 17, 2007

"Meth Law Welcomed, But Unlikely To Curb Supply," The Nevada Appeal (Carson City, NV), June 17, 2007

"Making The Wrong Trade On AIDS," Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 17, 2007

"Dosage Debate Has Pot Users Smokin' Mad," Calgary (Alberta, Canada), June 17, 2007

"Government Shows No Compassion For Medical Pot Consumption," AlterNet, June 16, 2007

"Report Calls For Review Of Crack-Pipe Program," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, June 16, 2007

"State Finds Its Compassion," The Buffalo (NY) News, June 15, 2007

"Return from Battle is Start of New Fight," Newsday (Long Island, NY), June 15, 2007

"Veteran Using Medical Pot Fights Arrest," The Denver (CO) Post, June 15, 2007

"Painkillers Are Okay at Work - But Not Marijuana?" The Hartford (CT) Courant, June 15, 2007

"We Can Score One for the Naysayers," The Ottawa (ON, Canada) Citizen, June 15, 2007

"Vancouver Anti-Drug Official Arrested for Hashish Possession," CanWest News Service / The Province (Vancouver, BC, Canada), June 15, 2007

"Intrigues of Colombia-Venezuela Relations," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 15, 2007

"Unlevel Playing Field," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 15, 2007

"Student Claims Right to Free Speech on Pot," The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS Canada), June 15, 2007

"Saving Lives," The Herald (Newton, NJ), June 15, 2007

"State Of Siege," The Economist, June 14, 2007

"Legislators Grapple Over How to Legalize Medical Marijuana Use," The New York (NY) Times, June 14, 2007

"Peru Dedicates More Land to Coca Farming," AP / The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, June 14, 2007

"Prison Drug Treatment Needs an Overhaul," The DesMoines (IA) Register, June 14, 2007

"Battles and Beheadings as Vicious Drugs War Spirals Out of Control," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), June 14, 2007

"Prescription Drug Abuse Gaining Among Teenagers," Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, June 14, 2007

"Cop Accused in Robberies Faces New Charges," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 14, 2007

"Schools Fear for Their Drug-Testing Programs," The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), June 14, 2007

"Paterson Approves Needle Exchange Program," Herald News (Passaic, NJ), June 14, 2007

"Bush Seeks to Re-Impose Mandatory Minimums," AP / CBS News (New York, NY), June 14, 2007

"Drive To Legalize Medical Marijuana Hits A Drag," New York (NY) Newsday, June 13, 2007

"Deadly Times For US As Two Wars Collide," The New Zealand Herald (Auckland, NZ), June 14, 2007

"DEA Shuts Down Pot Dispensary," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Oxnard, CA), June 13, 2007

"State May Legalize Medicinal Marijuana," The Buffalo (NY) News, June 13, 2007

"Mexican Politician Slain in City," BBC News (London, UK), June 13, 2007

"Audit: Drug Treatment in Prison is Lacking," DesMoines (IA) Register, June 13, 2007

"Prescription Pot," Metro Times (Detroit, MI), June 13, 2007

"Fire Victim Was Key in Fight Over Rights of Women, Unborn," The State (Columbia, SC), June 13, 2007

"Indoor Grows a Lasting Trend," Victorville (CA) Daily Press, June 13, 2007

"Rebel With A Cause," The Guardian (Manchester, England), June 13, 2007

"Children Part Of Drug Solution," Melbourne (Australia) Herald Sun, June 13, 2007

"5 New Jersey Cities Ready For Needle Exchange Programs," AP / Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, NJ), June 12, 2007

"Romancing the Snow," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 12, 2007

"A Medical Marijuana Law Gains Momentum in Albany," The New York (NY) Sun, June 12, 2007

"War in Our Back Yard," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 12, 2007

"Mexican Soldiers Charged with Homicide," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 12, 2007

"Mayor Plans Campaign to Save Injection Site," Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, June 12, 2007

"Judges as Social Workers," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 12, 2007

"Paterson Eyes Needle Exchange Program," Herald News (Passaic, NJ), June 12, 2007

"Addictions Under Microscope," The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA), June 12, 2007

"Marijuana Law in Connecticut Gains Ground," The New York (NY), June 12, 2007

"Marijuana Law in Connecticut Gains Ground," The New York (NY) Times, June 11, 2007

"Mexico Seeks U.S. Help Battling Drug Trafficking," AP / The Seattle (WA) Times, June 11, 2007

"Medical Pot: Petition Drive Can Put Issue Where It Belongs - With Voters," Lansing (MI) State Journal, June 11, 2007

"Meth Adds Scourge to Troubled Native American Lands," Reuters / The Washington (DC) Post, June 11, 2007

"Mexican Reporter Seeks U.S. Asylum," The Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), June 11, 2007

"Inmates and Horses Get Second Chance," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 11, 2007

"More Cannabis in Sweden Than Previously Thought," The Local (Kista, Sweden), June 11, 2007

"Cocaine Flows Over Brazil-Bolivia Border," AP / Washington (DC) Post, June 10, 2007

"Calderón's Unwinnable War," Newsweek, June 18, 2007

"Renewed Push Fails To Shrink State's Drug-Free Zones," The Advocate (Stamford, CT), June 10, 2007

"Pot Laws Hurt Those Who Already Suffer," San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, June 10, 2007

"Authorities In US Border Cities Say May Shootout Shows Danger Of Drug Wars Crossing Over," AP / Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 10, 2007

"Pot Houses Face Lawsuits," LA (CA) Daily News, June 10, 2007

"UK Troops Receiving 'Trigger Happy' Drug," The Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland), June 10, 2007

"Our View: Feds Should Settle Debate Regarding Medical Marijuana," Norwich (CT) Bulletin, June 9, 2007

"The Methadone Maze," Bangor (ME) Daily News, June 9, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Suit Could Break New Ground," Oroville (CA) Mercury Register, June 9, 2007

"New Frontier For Medical Cannabis – Topical Pot," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 9, 2007

"Officials Spar Over War On Drugs," Rutland (VT) Herald, June 8, 2007

"Four More Years For Heroin Centre Trial," Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, June 8, 2007

"Dutch Smoking Ban To Cover Coffee Shops," Reuters, June 8, 2007

"Report: Prison Blighted By Drugs And Overcrowding," Irish Examiner (Cork, Ireland), June 8, 2007

"Specifics Of Drug Substitution Plan Out In Weeks, Sullivan Pledges," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Globe & Mail, June 8, 2007

"Senate OKs Amendment To Ban Methadone Clinics In DeKalb," Huntsville (AL) Times, June 8, 2007

"Couple Claim Drugs Are Only For Medical Use," The Coloradoan (Ft. Collins, CO), June 8, 2007

"Pushers' Paradise," The Economist, June 7, 2007

"Democrats to Press Colombia's Uribe on Aid Package," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 7, 2007

"Hostage Baby the New Face of Colombia's Kidnapped," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), June 7, 2007

"Bill Threatens Afghan Aid," AP / The Washington (D.C.) Post, June 7, 2007

"Still Awaiting Word on Drug Law Reform," The Press Republican (Plattsburgh, NY), June 7, 2007

"Measure Means State Funds Can Be Used To Buy Clean Needles," KPBS-TV (San Diego, CA), June 7, 2007

"'Jail Should be Kept for Long-Term, Serious Criminals'," The Scotsman (Edinburgh), June 7, 2007

"Kentucky County May Sue Makers of Oxycontin," WHAS-TV (KY), June 7, 2007

"Wyoming Inmate Treatment in 'Crisis'," The Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA), June 7, 2007

"Michigan Medical Marijuana Initiative Clears Hurdle," AP / South Bend (IN) Tribune, June 6, 2007

"Needle Exchanges," The Washington (D.C.) Post, June 6, 2007

"Colombia Releases Jailed Rebels," The Washington (D.C.) Post, June 6, 2007

"Colombia Re-Opens Homicide Investigations Against U.S.-Backed Security Forces," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), June 6, 2007

"Marijuana Petitions Are Ready for Review," Lansing (MI) State Journal, June 6, 2007

"Missing People's Kin Feel Deserted," Express-News (San Antonio, TX), June 6, 2007

"Afghanistan's Northern Province Says No to Poppy," Environment News Service (Washington, D.C.), June 6, 2007

"Colombian Rebel to Begin Trial in U.S.," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 6, 2007

"Everyone's a Winner at Helmand's Drug Bazaars," Institute for War & Peace Reporting (London, UK), June 1, 2007

"U.S. Detects More Coca Being Grown," Reuters / Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 5, 2007

"Carcieri Vetos Renewal of Medical Marijuana Program," AP / WLNE-TV (Providence, RI), June 5, 2007

"19 in Mexican Army Held in Deaths of 5," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 5, 2007

"English 'Booze Culture' Targeted," BBC News (London, UK), June 5, 2007

"Gunmen Open Fire at Mexico City Funeral Home, Killing 2," AP / The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), June 5, 2007

"Phila. Leads Big Cities in Murder Rate," Bloomberg News / The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 5, 2007

"Some Paxil Users Find It Hard to Quit the Drug," Columbia News Service / Orlando (FL) Sentinel, June 5, 2007

"Massacres and Paramilitary Land Seizures Behind the Biofuel Revolution," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), June 5, 2007

"In Colombia, A Silent Catastrophe Gets Noticed," Shared Responsibility (Office of the Vice-President of Colombia, Bogota), June 4, 2007

"'No Tolerance For The Sellers Of Death'," The Georgian Times (Tbilisi, Georgia), June 4, 2007

"Police Tensions in Tijuana," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 4, 2007

"Colombian Rebels: No Prisoner Plan," AP / The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 4, 2007

"Double Standard Persists on Marijuana," The Miami (FL) Herald, June 4, 2007

"Medicine Men for the 21st Century," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 4, 2007

"County Set to Rehire Woman Fired for Smoking Pot," The Journal News (White Plains, NY), June 4, 2007

"Pot is a Part of Student Life," The Miami (FL) Herald, June 4, 2007

"Is Pa. Prison Growth Locked In?" The Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review, June 4, 2007

"Panel Set to Debate State Drug Legislation," The Rutland (VT) Herald, June 4, 2007

"Colombian Coca Production Up For 3rd Straight Year," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 3, 2007

"DC Barred From Funding Needle-Exchange Programs," NY Times / Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 3, 2007

"Hempfest A Low-Key Lobbying Event," Columbus (OH) Dispatch, June 3, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Bill Wins OK," Stamford (CT) Advocate, June 2, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Law Expanded," The Burlington (VT) Free Press, June 1, 2007

"Methadone Clinic Plan Withdrawn," Wilkes-Barre (PA) Times-Leader, June 1, 2007

"You're Likely to Inhale Cocaine With a Snort…er, Sniff…of Rome's Air," Reuters / Ottawa (Canada) Citizen, June 1, 2007

"Militarily Deficient," News-Journal (Daytona Beach, FL), June 1, 2007

"City Drug Court: A Way Out," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 1, 2007

"Crime Writer Considers U.S. War on Drugs," Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Sydney, NSW), June 1, 2007

"Federal Jury Convicts 'Guru of Ganja' on Pot Charges Again," The Mercury News (San Jose, CA), May 31, 2007

"Ending the Marijuana Monopoly," Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 31, 2007

"School to Test Hair for Teens' Drug Use," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, May 31, 2007

"Lives Won't Go Up in Smoke if Marijuana Used Medicinally," The Day (New London, CT), May 31, 2007

"Second Case of Botulism Linked to Heroin is Fatal," Yakima (WA) Herald Republic, May 31, 2007

"30 Years Later, City Renewal is Still a Promise Unfulfilled," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, May 31, 2007

"Pot Advocate Convicted On Three Charges But 'Ganja Guru' Won't Face Further Punishment," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, May 30, 2007

"Report Calls For Review Of Crack-Pipe Program," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, June 16, 2007

"State Finds Its Compassion," The Buffalo (NY) News, June 15, 2007

"Return from Battle is Start of New Fight," Newsday (Long Island, NY), June 15, 2007

"Veteran Using Medical Pot Fights Arrest," The Denver (CO) Post, June 15, 2007

"Painkillers Are Okay at Work - But Not Marijuana?" The Hartford (CT) Courant, June 15, 2007

"We Can Score One for the Naysayers," The Ottawa (ON, Canada) Citizen, June 15, 2007

"Vancouver Anti-Drug Official Arrested for Hashish Possession," CanWest News Service / The Province (Vancouver, BC, Canada), June 15, 2007

"Intrigues of Colombia-Venezuela Relations," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 15, 2007

"Unlevel Playing Field," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 15, 2007

"Student Claims Right to Free Speech on Pot," The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS Canada), June 15, 2007

"Saving Lives," The Herald (Newton, NJ), June 15, 2007

"State Of Siege," The Economist, June 14, 2007

"Legislators Grapple Over How to Legalize Medical Marijuana Use," The New York (NY) Times, June 14, 2007

"Peru Dedicates More Land to Coca Farming," AP / The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, June 14, 2007

"Prison Drug Treatment Needs an Overhaul," The DesMoines (IA) Register, June 14, 2007

"Battles and Beheadings as Vicious Drugs War Spirals Out of Control," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), June 14, 2007

"Prescription Drug Abuse Gaining Among Teenagers," Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, June 14, 2007

"Cop Accused in Robberies Faces New Charges," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 14, 2007

"Schools Fear for Their Drug-Testing Programs," The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), June 14, 2007

"Paterson Approves Needle Exchange Program," Herald News (Passaic, NJ), June 14, 2007

"Bush Seeks to Re-Impose Mandatory Minimums," AP / CBS News (New York, NY), June 14, 2007

"Drive To Legalize Medical Marijuana Hits A Drag," New York (NY) Newsday, June 13, 2007

"Deadly Times For US As Two Wars Collide," The New Zealand Herald (Auckland, NZ), June 14, 2007

"DEA Shuts Down Pot Dispensary," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Oxnard, CA), June 13, 2007

"State May Legalize Medicinal Marijuana," The Buffalo (NY) News, June 13, 2007

"Mexican Politician Slain in City," BBC News (London, UK), June 13, 2007

"Audit: Drug Treatment in Prison is Lacking," DesMoines (IA) Register, June 13, 2007

"Prescription Pot," Metro Times (Detroit, MI), June 13, 2007

"Fire Victim Was Key in Fight Over Rights of Women, Unborn," The State (Columbia, SC), June 13, 2007

"Indoor Grows a Lasting Trend," Victorville (CA) Daily Press, June 13, 2007

"Rebel With A Cause," The Guardian (Manchester, England), June 13, 2007

"Children Part Of Drug Solution," Melbourne (Australia) Herald Sun, June 13, 2007

"5 New Jersey Cities Ready For Needle Exchange Programs," AP / Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, NJ), June 12, 2007

"Romancing the Snow," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 12, 2007

"A Medical Marijuana Law Gains Momentum in Albany," The New York (NY) Sun, June 12, 2007

"War in Our Back Yard," Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 12, 2007

"Mexican Soldiers Charged with Homicide," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 12, 2007

"Mayor Plans Campaign to Save Injection Site," Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, June 12, 2007

"Judges as Social Workers," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 12, 2007

"Paterson Eyes Needle Exchange Program," Herald News (Passaic, NJ), June 12, 2007

"Addictions Under Microscope," The Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA), June 12, 2007

"Marijuana Law in Connecticut Gains Ground," The New York (NY), June 12, 2007

"Marijuana Law in Connecticut Gains Ground," The New York (NY) Times, June 11, 2007

"Mexico Seeks U.S. Help Battling Drug Trafficking," AP / The Seattle (WA) Times, June 11, 2007

"Medical Pot: Petition Drive Can Put Issue Where It Belongs - With Voters," Lansing (MI) State Journal, June 11, 2007

"Meth Adds Scourge to Troubled Native American Lands," Reuters / The Washington (DC) Post, June 11, 2007

"Mexican Reporter Seeks U.S. Asylum," The Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), June 11, 2007

"Inmates and Horses Get Second Chance," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 11, 2007

"More Cannabis in Sweden Than Previously Thought," The Local (Kista, Sweden), June 11, 2007

"Cocaine Flows Over Brazil-Bolivia Border," AP / Washington (DC) Post, June 10, 2007

"Calderón's Unwinnable War," Newsweek, June 18, 2007

"Renewed Push Fails To Shrink State's Drug-Free Zones," The Advocate (Stamford, CT), June 10, 2007

"Pot Laws Hurt Those Who Already Suffer," San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, June 10, 2007

"Authorities In US Border Cities Say May Shootout Shows Danger Of Drug Wars Crossing Over," AP / Dallas (TX) Morning News, June 10, 2007

"Pot Houses Face Lawsuits," LA (CA) Daily News, June 10, 2007

"UK Troops Receiving 'Trigger Happy' Drug," The Scotsman (Edinburgh, Scotland), June 10, 2007

"Our View: Feds Should Settle Debate Regarding Medical Marijuana," Norwich (CT) Bulletin, June 9, 2007

"The Methadone Maze," Bangor (ME) Daily News, June 9, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Suit Could Break New Ground," Oroville (CA) Mercury Register, June 9, 2007

"New Frontier For Medical Cannabis – Topical Pot," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, June 9, 2007

"Officials Spar Over War On Drugs," Rutland (VT) Herald, June 8, 2007

"Four More Years For Heroin Centre Trial," Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, June 8, 2007

"Dutch Smoking Ban To Cover Coffee Shops," Reuters, June 8, 2007

"Report: Prison Blighted By Drugs And Overcrowding," Irish Examiner (Cork, Ireland), June 8, 2007

"Specifics Of Drug Substitution Plan Out In Weeks, Sullivan Pledges," Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Globe & Mail, June 8, 2007

"Senate OKs Amendment To Ban Methadone Clinics In DeKalb," Huntsville (AL) Times, June 8, 2007

"Couple Claim Drugs Are Only For Medical Use," The Coloradoan (Ft. Collins, CO), June 8, 2007

"Pushers' Paradise," The Economist, June 7, 2007

"Democrats to Press Colombia's Uribe on Aid Package," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 7, 2007

"Hostage Baby the New Face of Colombia's Kidnapped," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), June 7, 2007

"Bill Threatens Afghan Aid," AP / The Washington (D.C.) Post, June 7, 2007

"Still Awaiting Word on Drug Law Reform," The Press Republican (Plattsburgh, NY), June 7, 2007

"Measure Means State Funds Can Be Used To Buy Clean Needles," KPBS-TV (San Diego, CA), June 7, 2007

"'Jail Should be Kept for Long-Term, Serious Criminals'," The Scotsman (Edinburgh), June 7, 2007

"Kentucky County May Sue Makers of Oxycontin," WHAS-TV (KY), June 7, 2007

"Wyoming Inmate Treatment in 'Crisis'," The Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA), June 7, 2007

"Michigan Medical Marijuana Initiative Clears Hurdle," AP / South Bend (IN) Tribune, June 6, 2007

"Needle Exchanges," The Washington (D.C.) Post, June 6, 2007

"Colombia Releases Jailed Rebels," The Washington (D.C.) Post, June 6, 2007

"Colombia Re-Opens Homicide Investigations Against U.S.-Backed Security Forces," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), June 6, 2007

"Marijuana Petitions Are Ready for Review," Lansing (MI) State Journal, June 6, 2007

"Missing People's Kin Feel Deserted," Express-News (San Antonio, TX), June 6, 2007

"Afghanistan's Northern Province Says No to Poppy," Environment News Service (Washington, D.C.), June 6, 2007

"Colombian Rebel to Begin Trial in U.S.," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 6, 2007

"Everyone's a Winner at Helmand's Drug Bazaars," Institute for War & Peace Reporting (London, UK), June 1, 2007

"U.S. Detects More Coca Being Grown," Reuters / Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 5, 2007

"Carcieri Vetos Renewal of Medical Marijuana Program," AP / WLNE-TV (Providence, RI), June 5, 2007

"19 in Mexican Army Held in Deaths of 5," Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 5, 2007

"English 'Booze Culture' Targeted," BBC News (London, UK), June 5, 2007

"Gunmen Open Fire at Mexico City Funeral Home, Killing 2," AP / The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), June 5, 2007

"Phila. Leads Big Cities in Murder Rate," Bloomberg News / The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 5, 2007

"Some Paxil Users Find It Hard to Quit the Drug," Columbia News Service / Orlando (FL) Sentinel, June 5, 2007

"Massacres and Paramilitary Land Seizures Behind the Biofuel Revolution," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), June 5, 2007

"In Colombia, A Silent Catastrophe Gets Noticed," Shared Responsibility (Office of the Vice-President of Colombia, Bogota), June 4, 2007

"'No Tolerance For The Sellers Of Death'," The Georgian Times (Tbilisi, Georgia), June 4, 2007

"Police Tensions in Tijuana," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, June 4, 2007

"Colombian Rebels: No Prisoner Plan," AP / The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 4, 2007

"Double Standard Persists on Marijuana," The Miami (FL) Herald, June 4, 2007

"Medicine Men for the 21st Century," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, June 4, 2007

"County Set to Rehire Woman Fired for Smoking Pot," The Journal News (White Plains, NY), June 4, 2007

"Pot is a Part of Student Life," The Miami (FL) Herald, June 4, 2007

"Is Pa. Prison Growth Locked In?" The Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review, June 4, 2007

"Panel Set to Debate State Drug Legislation," The Rutland (VT) Herald, June 4, 2007

"Colombian Coca Production Up For 3rd Straight Year," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 3, 2007

"DC Barred From Funding Needle-Exchange Programs," NY Times / Houston (TX) Chronicle, June 3, 2007

"Hempfest A Low-Key Lobbying Event," Columbus (OH) Dispatch, June 3, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Bill Wins OK," Stamford (CT) Advocate, June 2, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Law Expanded," The Burlington (VT) Free Press, June 1, 2007

"Methadone Clinic Plan Withdrawn," Wilkes-Barre (PA) Times-Leader, June 1, 2007

"You're Likely to Inhale Cocaine With a Snort…er, Sniff…of Rome's Air," Reuters / Ottawa (Canada) Citizen, June 1, 2007

"Militarily Deficient," News-Journal (Daytona Beach, FL), June 1, 2007

"City Drug Court: A Way Out," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, June 1, 2007

"Crime Writer Considers U.S. War on Drugs," Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Sydney, NSW), June 1, 2007

"Federal Jury Convicts 'Guru of Ganja' on Pot Charges Again," The Mercury News (San Jose, CA), May 31, 2007

"Ending the Marijuana Monopoly," Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 31, 2007

"School to Test Hair for Teens' Drug Use," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, May 31, 2007

"Lives Won't Go Up in Smoke if Marijuana Used Medicinally," The Day (New London, CT), May 31, 2007

"Second Case of Botulism Linked to Heroin is Fatal," Yakima (WA) Herald Republic, May 31, 2007

"30 Years Later, City Renewal is Still a Promise Unfulfilled," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, May 31, 2007

"Pot Advocate Convicted On Three Charges But 'Ganja Guru' Won't Face Further Punishment," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, May 30, 2007

"'Ganja Guru' Case Goes to Jury," The Daily Review (Oakland, CA), May 30, 2007

"Tale of a Two-Tailed Dog," The Budapest (Hungary) Sun, May 30, 2007

"Mexico's Journalists Feel Heavy Hand of Violence," The Washington (DC) Post, May 30, 2007

"Liberal or Tory, Drug Policies Remain the Same," The Ottawa (Canada) Citizen, May 30, 2007

"Colombian Mayor's 2003 Death Detailed," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 30, 2007

"Prison Reforms Are Not Optional," Detroit (MI) Free Press, May 30, 2007

"Brown Urges Drug Strategy Rethink," BBC News (London, UK), May 30, 2007

"ID Cards for Medical Pot Users to be Issued," AP / The Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 30, 2007

"Arthritis Pain 'Abolished' and Joint Damage Reduced with Experimental Gene Therapy," Medical News Today (Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico), May 30, 2007

"Let Federal Judges Use Judgment in Sentencing," The Des Moines (IA) Register, May 29, 2007

"Florida's Incarceration Rate is Booming," Tallahassee (FL) Democrat, May 29, 2007

"Tod Mikuriya, 73, Dies; Backed Medical Marijuana," The New York (NY) Times, May 29, 2007

"Not Your Father's Hemp," Los Angeles (CA) Times / The Hartford (CT) Courant, May 29, 2007

"Challenging Washington's Ban on Needle-Exchange Funds," The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 28, 2007

"Methadone Clinic Firm Has Good Reputation," Wilkes-Barre (PA) Times-Leader, May 28, 2007

"Track Money Flow To Stop Movement Of Addictive Drugs," San Jose (CA) Mercury News, May 28, 2007

"Illicit Online Drug Sales Rampant As Rogue Pharmacy Sites Grow," The Buffalo (NY) News, May 28, 2007

"Why The US Is Losing Its War On Cocaine," The Independent (London, England), May 27, 2007

"Health Minister Against Safe Injection Site: Documents," Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, May 27, 2007

"Councilman's Head Delivered To Mexican Newspaper," AP / Dallas (TX) Morning News, May 27, 2007

"War On Drugs A Loser," Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Journal, May 26, 2007

"Needle-Exchange Program Awaits Federal Drug Strategy," The Record (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada), May 26, 2007

"US Under Fire Over Afghan Poppy Plan," Financial Times (London, England), May 25, 2007

"U.S. Funding Mexico's Wiretaps," Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), May 25, 2007

"Mexican Newspaper to Shut Down Temporarily Amid Ongoing Attacks," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 25, 2007

"Connecticut Should Allow Medical Marijuana," News-Times (Danbury, CT), May 25, 2007

"Study Backs Safe-Injection Site's Work," The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), May 25, 2007

"Registry Plan: A Drug Dealer Yellow Pages?" The New York (NY) Sun, May 25, 2007

"Mexican President: Army to Continue to Fight Organized Crime," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 25, 2007

"Buenos Aires Confronts a Drug Plague," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 25, 2007

"Echoes of Colombia Drug Wars in Mexico," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, May 25, 2007

"Cases of Reid Sons May Go to a Drug Treatment Court," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, May 25, 2007

"Venezuela Open to Working with U.S. on Drugs, Top Offical Says," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 25, 2007

"Commission Would Look at Reforming Nevada Prison Sentences," AP / Las Vegas (NV) Sun, May 24, 2007

"How Much for All That Heroin?" Slate, May 24, 2007

"Marijuana Bill Passes in House," The Hartford (CT) Courant, May 24, 2007

"Researchers Press DEA to Let Them Grow Marijuana," The Washington (DC) Post, May 24, 2007

"New Medications Needed for Neuropathic Pain," Medical News Today (Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico), May 24, 2007

"Moles, Murders and BBQ in Cartel's 'House of Death'," The Miami (FL) Herald, May 24, 2007

"Mexican Lawmakers, Amnesty Criticize Military's Role in Fighting Drugs," AP / The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 24, 2007

"Insite Could Be On Chopping Block," Vancouver (BC, Canada) 24 Hours, May 24, 2007

"Mexican Journalists Stay Safe Through Self-Censorship," KENS-TV (San Antonio, TX) / Express-News, May 24, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Gets Panel Hearing," Montgomery (AL) Advertiser, May 24, 2007

"Dozens Arrested in International Heroin Ring Investigation," AP / The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 24, 2007

"House To Vote On Making Medical Marijuana Law Permanent," AP / WLNE-TV (Providence, RI), May 23, 2007

"Mexican Army Patrols Streets of Monterrey After 25 Police Killings," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 23, 2007

"Escalating Drug War Grips Mexico," The Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA), May 23, 2007

"Colombia May Drop Anti-Drug Plan," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 23, 2007

"Harper to Unveil U.S.-Style 'War On Drugs'," CanWest News Service / Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Journal, May 23, 2007

"The Drug War Soldiers On," The San Francisco (CA) Bay Guardian, May 23, 2007

"Seeking to Close the Book on a Bad Law," The Washington (DC) Post, May 23, 2007

"Rx Abuse is Rampant Nationwide, Report Finds," The Denver (CO) Post, May 23, 2007

"Landlord Ousts Morro Pot Shop After DEA Call," The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA), May 23, 2007

"Crist Embraces New Prison Tack: Coaching Inmates for Life Outside," The Palm Beach (FL) Post, May 23, 2007

"County No Longer Stresses About Jail Population," Sioux City (IA) Journal, May 23, 2007

"Nicastro Unhappy With Marijuana Bill," The Bristol (CT) Press, May 23, 2007

"Key Anti-Meth Bill Dies in Nevada Assembly," AP / Las Vegas (NV) Sun, May 23, 2007

"House Votes for State's First Needle Exchange, But Only in Bexar County" Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), May 22, 2007

"As Illinois' Drug Policy Changes, Incarcerations Soar" Chicago (IL) Tribune, May 22, 2007

"Thornton Continues to Criticize 'Failure' of War on Drugs" Norwich (CT) Bulletin, May 22, 2007

"Paramilitary Ties To Elite In Colombia Are Detailed," Washington (DC) Post, May 22, 2007

"Call to Declare War on Afghan Poppy Fields," The Scotsman (Edinburgh), May 22, 2007

"Chronic Pain in Children is Real, But Often Untreated by Doctors," Ottawa (Canada) Citizen, May 22, 2007

"Cocaine Wars Make Port Colombia's Deadliest City," The New York (NY) Times, May 22, 2007

"Paramilitary "Black Eagles" Poised to Swoop Down on Press," Reporters Without Borders (Paris, France), May 22, 2007

"Gunmen Kill Nuevo Leon Official," Dallas (TX) Morning News, May 22, 2007

"Do Rules Hamper Remedies for Pain?" The Seattle (WA) Times, May 21, 2007

"Afghans Fighting Another Tragic Battle - Heroin Addiction," The Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, May 21, 2007

"Violence Continues with 3 Officers Slain in Mexico," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 21, 2007

"Drugs to You, Through 'Pharma TV'," Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia), May 21, 2007

"Drug Crisis Defies Easy Solutions," The Seattle (WA) Times, May 21, 2007

"Hershey Sues Man Who Made Pot Candy," AP / Forbes (New York, NY), May 21, 2007

"Drug Police Target Energy Drinks," Moscow (Russia) Times, May 21, 2007

"Walk's Aim Is To Legalize Use Of Medical Marijuana," Asbury Park (NJ) Press, May 20, 2007

"Pot Club Struggles For Financial Survival," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, May 20, 2007

"Exile And Exinction Face A Tribe That Lost Everything To Cocaine," The Times (London, England), May 19, 2007

"American Alive But Ailing in Captivity," AP / Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), May 18, 2007

"Colombian Leader Denies Link to Paramilitaries," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), May 18, 2007

"Mexican Troops Take Action After Invasion Leaves 22 Dead," AP / The Boston (MA) Globe, May 18, 2007

"Gulf Drug Ring Blamed for Bloodbath in Mexico," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 18, 2007

"Prepare for Aging Addicts with More Substance Abuse Programs," USA Today (McLean, VA), May 18, 2007

"Colorado Prisons Outpace Pakistan, Libya, China," The Colorado Springs Business Journal, May 18, 2007

"Pot Group Pushing New Initiative," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), May 18, 2007

"Making a Case for Marijuana Use in Relieving Pain," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, May 17, 2007

"'End Drug War' Forum to Include Norm Stamper, City Councilman," The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, May 17, 2007

"Smokeless Marijuana Delivery Device Works," UPI, May 17, 2007

"Brazen Raid in Mexico Seen as Change for Worse," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 17, 2007

"Colombia's President on Defensive as Warlord Implicates Military, Businesses," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 17, 2007

"No Hope for Needle-Exchange Legislation," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 17, 2007

"Governor Undecided on Medical Marijuana," Times Argus (Montpelier, VT), May 17, 2007

"Fix Cocaine Laws," Herald-Journal (Spartanburg, SC), May 17, 2007

"Rescuing Drug War's Prisoners," The Seattle (WA) Times, May 17, 2007

"Officials Spend Too Much Time on Weed," Daily Nexus (Univ. of CA, Santa Barbara), May 17, 2007

"Ganja Guru Back in Federal Court Again," AP / The Washington (DC) Post, May 16, 2007

"Objections Fly at Opening of 'Ganja Guru's' Retrial," Inside Bay Area (Oakland, CA), May 16, 2007

"Poppy Fields Are Now a Front Line in Afghanistan War," The New York (NY) Times, May 16, 2007

"Mexico Party Leaders Call for City, Suburban Troop Deployment," The Seattle (WA) Times, May 16, 2007

"Residents to Vote on Drug Injection Site," 24 Hours (Lausanne, Switzerland), May 16, 2007

"Increment of Harm," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), May 16, 2007

"Mexican Official Says New Drug War Strategy Prompts Attacks on Army," AP / The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 16, 2007

"Mexico Asks U.S. to Help Stop Arms Flow," AP / Forbes (New York, NY), May 16, 2007

"Tribal Leaders Seek More Money to Battle Meth," AP / Indian Country Today (Canastota, NY), May 16, 2007

"Teens' Medicinal Pot Not OK on Campus," The Union (Grass Valley, CA), May 16, 2007

"Bong Ban Planned," Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia), May 16, 2007

"Drug Intelligence Chief is Fatally Shot in Mexico City," Los Angeles (CA) Times / The Boston (MA) Globe, May 15, 2007

"Oxy Morons," The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY), May 15, 2007

"Colombia Orders the Arrest of 19 Politicians," Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 15, 2007

"Many Mexicans Fear Cartels Have Army Outgunned," AP / The Seattle (WA) Times, May 15, 2007

"Colombia Ousts Police Leadership," AP / The Seattle (WA) Times, May 15, 2007

"Web Searches at U.S. Border Bring Scrutiny to New Level," The International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 15, 2007

"Public Officials Line Up for Drug Tests," The Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA), May 15, 2007

"Cop Eats Drug-Laced Brownies, Calls 911," WSYR-TV (Syracuse, NY), May 15, 2007

"Instill Fairness in Drug Laws," Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal, May 14, 2007

"A Better Bargain," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, May 14, 2007

"Antidepressant Prescribing Soars," BBC News (London, UK), May 14, 2007

"Passaic's Needle Exchange Programs Get Cold Shoulder," Herald News (Passaic, NJ), May 14, 2007

"Television Newsman, Cameraman Missing in Northern Mexico," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 14, 2007

"Eternal Sunshine," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), May 14, 2007

"History Lesson: Prohibition Didn't Work Then, And It's Killing Us Now," Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, May 13, 2007

"Making Most Of Second Chance," Chicago (IL) Daily Herald, May 13, 2007

"Severed Head Greets New Troops In Mexico Drug War," Reuters AlertNet, May 12, 2007

"Oakland Activist Drops Medical Pot Case," Tri-Valley Herald (Pleasanton, CA), May 12, 2007

"OxyContin Maker, Execs Fined $634.5M," Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT), May 11, 2007

"Illinois Senate Votes Down Medical Marijuana Bill," St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch, May 11, 2007

"UN Urges Random Drug Tests For Drivers," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 11, 2007

"Ricky Williams Fails Marijuana Test," AP / Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 11, 2007

"State Assembly Approves Hemp Farming Bill," AP / Mercury News (San Jose, CA), May 11, 2007

"Ganja Guru's Retrial to Begin Next Week," San Mateo County (CA) Times , May 11, 2007

"Governor May Veto Bill Lessening Drug Penalties," The Washington (DC) Post, May 11, 2007

"Needle Swap Bill Gets Good Reception," Portland (ME) Press Herald, May 11, 2007

"Calderon's Cartel Fight: Balancing Means, Ends," ISN / Center for Security Studies (Zurich, Switzerland), May 11, 2007

"Gunmen Attack Mexico Naval Commander," The Seattle (WA) Times, May 11, 2007

"Drug Suspect Freed After Demeaning Photo Emerges," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 11, 2007

"Final Fla. Officer Guilty in FBI Probe," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 11, 2007

"Coca-Cola vs Coca Sek in Colombia," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 10, 2007

"Another Top Cop is Killed," El Universal (Mexico City), May 10, 2007

"U.S. May Boost Aid to Fight Drug Trafficking in Mexico," The Dallas (TX) Morning News, May 10, 2007

"Mexico 2nd Only to Iraq in Journalist Slayings," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 10, 2007

"Portland Denies Permit for Hempstalk," The Oregonian (Portland), May 10, 2007

"Marijuana Concerns Unfounded," Winona (MN) Daily News, May 10, 2007

"Needle Exchange Still Breathing," New Haven (CT) Independent, May 10, 2007

"Drugmaker to Pay $19.5 Million in OxyContin Promotion," AP / The Morning Call (Allentown, PA), May 9, 2007

"Marijuana Petitioner Back in District Court," Idaho Mountain Express (Sun Valley), May 9, 2007

"U.S. Raises Heat on Venezuela on Drug Trafficking," The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY), May 9, 2007

"Indoor Marijuana Farms Go High-Tech for High Profit," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, May 9, 2007

"Marijuana Rolls Onto ASUW Ballot," The Daily (Univ. of WA), May 9, 2007

"Softer Line on Crime Vetoed as Jails Fill Up," The Times (London, UK), May 8, 2007

"No Quick Fix," USA Today (McLean, VA), May 8, 2007

"Venezuela Criticizes DEA as 'New Cartel'," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 8, 2007

"US Blames Venezuela For European Drug Problem," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, May 8, 2007

"DEA Chief Warns Africa Becoming Drug Hub," AP / New York (NY) Newsday, May 8, 2007

"House Passes Border Security Bill," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 8, 2007

"It's Time to Pass Medical Marijuana," Winona (MN) Daily News, May 8, 2007

"Let Non-Violent Felons Vote," Daily Texan (Univ. of TX, Austin), May 8, 2007

"Priced Out of Pain Relief," The San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, May 8, 2007

"U.S. Will Limit Use of Fentanyl Ingredient," Detroit (MI) Free Press, May 8, 2007

"Expand Drug Rehab in Lieu of Prison," Home News Tribune (New Brunswick, NJ), May 8, 2007

"Scores Rally to Legalize Pot," The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), May 7, 2007

"Four Charged for Marijuana March," The Moscow (Russia) Times, May 7, 2007

"Marchers Advocate Legalizing Pot," The Star Phoenix (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada), May 7, 2007

"Swelling Prisons Force Nevada, Other States to Seek Options," AP / Nevada Appeal (Carson City), May 7, 2007

"Coming to a Neighborhood Near You," Orange County (CA) Register, May 7, 2007

"Popular Pot," Diamondback (Univ. of MD, College Park), May 7, 2007

"Helmand Radio Project Gets Underway," Institute for War & Peace Reporting (London, UK), May 7, 2007

"Emery, Pot Paraders Demand Legalization," CP / London (Ontario, Canada) Free Press, May 6, 2007

"Activists Oppose Raid Of Dispensary," Bakersfield (CA) Californian, May 6, 2007

"US, Allies Seen As Losing Drug War," Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 5, 2007

"Scientist Criticizes Safe-Injection Site Report," Canadian Press /CTV, May 5, 2007

"'High' And Mighty Embrace Cannabis Culture," CanWest News Service / Ottawa (Ontario) Citizen, May 5, 2007

"A Change of Mind on Coca," The Economist (London, UK), May 4, 2007

"Governor Signs Prison Reform Bill," The Orange County (CA) Register, May 4, 2007

"Tories Would Build New 300-Cell Prison," The Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) Free Press, May 4, 2007

"Halfway Doesn't Count," Kent County (RI) Daily Times, May 4, 2007

"BC Researcher Outraged That Study Concludes Safe Injection Site is a Failure," CP / Canada.com (Don Mills, Ontario, Canada), May 4, 2007

"Clean Needle Advocates Report Themselves to Police," The Local (Kista, Sweden), May 4, 2007

"Easy on Pot Users," The Union Leader (Manchester, NH), May 4, 2007

"Drug Cartels Growing Here, Castor Says," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, May 4, 2007

"House Approves Medical Marijuana Bill," Providence (RI) Journal, May 3, 2007

"Driving While Black?" Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution, May 3, 2007

"5 Mexican Soldiers Killed In Cartel Shootout," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 3, 2007

"Dying to Tell," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), May 3, 2007

"Will Our Leaders Be Dopes?" The Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, May 3, 2007

"Expansion of New Jersey's Drug Treatment Courts is Encouraged," The New York (NY) Times, May 3, 2007

"Medical Pot Shop Reopens After Raid," The Bakersfield Californian, May 3, 2007

"Mayor Says Treatment is Best," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, May 3, 2007

"PA House Gop Panel Holding Drug Hearing at Ursinus," Phoenixville (PA) News, May 3, 2007

"Dispiriting Crunch at Northampton Prison Shows Need to Think in New Directions," Allentown (PA) Morning Call, May 3, 2007

"Local Coalition Fights Marijuana March Planned for Alva," The Alva (OK) Review-Courier, May 3, 2007

"County Approves Needle Exchange," The Davis (CA) Enterprise, May 3, 2007

"Futile Drug War Ignores Target: Safety," Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution, May 2, 2007

"Wrongful Death Suit To Be Filed In Fatal Police Shooting Of Woman, 92," AP / Macon (GA) Telegraph, May 2, 2007

"State Senate Gives Medical Marijuana Tentative OK," Pioneer Press (Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN), May 2, 2007

"Americans Losing the War on Afghan Opium," The Hamilton (Ontario, Canada) Spectator, May 2, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Advocates Take on Texas House," KAMC-TV (Lubbock, TX), May 2, 2007

"Colombia's Navy Says Cocaine Seizure Much Smaller Than Thought," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), May 2, 2007

"Pols Like Medical Marijuana," The Pawtucket (RI) Times, May 2, 2007

"Feds Raid Oildale Marijuana Dispensary," KGET-TV (Bakersfield, CA), May 2, 2007

"76-Year-Old's Sentence Won't Be Easy Time," Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA), May 2, 2007

"Sex and Foreign Aid," Los Angeles (CA) Times, May 2, 2007

"Senate Passes Bill To Permit Medical Marijuana Use," Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune, May 1, 2007

"Cannabis Chemical Curbs Psychotic Symptoms, Study Finds," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), May 1, 2007

"Economics Explains Why War on Drugs is Hopeless," The Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, IN), May 1, 2007

"Drug Lords Using Migrants for Cover," AP / Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), May 1, 2007

"Police Go Too Far in Undercover Stings, SSDP Says," Diamondback (Univ. of MD, College Park), May 1, 2007

"'Shadow Hearing'," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, May 1, 2007

"Don't Penalize Needle-Exchange Programs," The Daily Texan (Univ. of TX, Austin), May 1, 2007

"Ease Patients' Suffering with Access to Medical Marijuana," Huffington Post April 30, 2007

"Prescription Drug Abuse More Prevalent for American Teenage Girls," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), April 30, 2007

"Hurwitz Jurors Explain Their Verdict," The New York (NY) Times, April 30, 2007

"Armed, Paid Militias Driving Drug Gangs Out of Rio," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 30, 2007

"Colombian Seeks to Persuade Congress to Continue Aid," The New York (NY) Times, April 30, 2007

"Dutch Coffee Shops Close as Authorities Weed Out Drug Tourists," Deutsche Welle (Bonn, Germany), April 30, 2007

"Mexico Fills a Void in the Meth Market," The Dallas (TX) Morning News / The Kansas City (MO) Star, April 30, 2007

"How Meth Came to One American Indian Reservation and Took Hold," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), April 30, 2007

"Mexican Journalists Decry Weak Efforts Against Violence on Peers," The Chicago (IL) Tribune, April 30, 2007

"Web Rumors Fuel Niacin Overdoses," The Denver (CO) Post, April 30, 2007

"Commission Recommends Lighter Minimum Sentence For Crack Cocaine Conviction," AP / Canton (OH) Repository, April 29, 2007

"UPW Approves Drug Testing," Honolulu (HI) Star-Bulletin, April 29, 2007

"Virginia Doctor Convicted Of Drug Trafficking," AP / Washington (DC) Post, April 28, 2007

"Despite Drug War, Cocaine Now Cheaper In US," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, April 28, 2007

"UK Troops 'Do Not Destroy Poppy Fields'," The Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg, South Africa), April 28, 2007

"Probe Into Drug Raid Death Of 92-Year-Old Goes Far Beyond Three Officers Charged," AP / Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL), April 27, 2007

"White House Letter: U.S. Cocaine Prices Drop Despite Billions Spent on Drug War," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), April 27, 2007

"Call To Stop Children's Drinking," BBC News, April 27, 2007

"Fox: War on Drug Cartels is Working," AP / Newsday (Long Island, NY), April 27, 2007

"California to Address Prison Overcrowding with Giant Building Program," The New York (NY) Times, April 27, 2007

"Helping Prison Inmates Return to Society," The Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, April 27, 2007

"Warning Over New Dance-Scene Drug," Press Association / The Guardian (Manchester, UK), April 27, 2007

"Getting Older Will be Bigger Pain," London (Ontario, Canada) Free Press, April 27, 2007

"Senate OKs Needle Exchange Program," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 27, 2007

"Butte's Medical Marijuana Growing and Distribution Policy is Challenged," Mercury-Register (Oroville, CA), April 27, 2007

"Groups Differ on How to Dispose of Medications," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, April 27, 2007

"Marijuana 'On Prescription'," The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia), April 27, 2007

"3 Officers Indicted Drug Raid Shooting," AP / CBS News (New York, NY), April 26, 2007

"U.S. Estimates Find No Bolivian Coca Increase Under Morales," AP / International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), April 26, 2007

"Neurology May Better Addiction Therapy," The Harvard Crimson (Cambridge, MA), April 26, 2007

"Feds: Marijuana Still Getting Stronger," AP / USA Today (McLean, VA), April 26, 2007

"Earth Day Collection Brings in Ton of Drugs," AP / Lansing (MI) State Journal, April 26, 2007

"Students Protest Financial Aid Drug Policy," The University Daily Kansan (Univ. of KS, Lawrence), April 26, 2007

"California Lawmakers Consider Prison Building Plan," AP / The San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, April 26, 2007

"5 Bodies Dumped on Road, Might be Settling of Score," Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA), April 26, 2007

"Gathering to Focus on Managing Pain," Billings (MT) Gazette, April 26, 2007

"Inside Dope on Cannabis," Hartford (CT) Courant, April 26, 2007

"NATO Pulls Disputed Afghan Opium Ad," AP / The Boston (MA) Globe, April 25, 2007

"Nuevo Laredo Arrest is Seen As Another Gulf Cartel Setback," San Antonio (TX) Express, April 25, 2007

"'Drug Czar' Makes Pitch for Random Drug Testing in Schools," KLAS-TV (Las Vegas, NV), April 25, 2007

"An Opium Market Mystery," The Washington (DC) Post, April 25, 2007

"NFL Vows Discipline for Leaks of Confidential Info," USA Today (McLean, VA), April 25, 2007

"Study: Meth Addicts in Rural Areas Have More Health Problems," Sioux City (IA) Journal, April 25, 2007

"House Gets Tougher on Drug Sales in Parks," AP / News-Leader (Springfield, MO), April 25, 2007

"Indians Concerned About Meth, Suicide," Salt Lake (UT) Tribune, April 25, 2007

"Awards of Substance," Hollywood (CA) Reporter, April 25, 2007

"Camden to Launch Needle Exchange," The Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, NJ), April 24, 2007

"Union: State Made Teacher Drug Testing Nonnegotiable," KITV (Honolulu, HI), April 24, 2007

"Maury County Center of Medicinal Marijuana Debate," WTVF-TV (Nashville, TN), April 24, 2007

"Make Prison a Less Likely Sentence," Detroit (MI) Free Press, April 24, 2007

"Maine Medicinal Marijuana Bill Debated," Bangor (ME) Daily News, April 24, 2007

"Not a Celebrity? You Can Still Find Effective, Less Costly Treatment Programs for Addiction," Newsday (Long Island, NY), April 24, 2007

"Backers Stress Compassion of Medical Marijuana," St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch, April 24, 2007

"Study: Nicotine May Increase Brain Function," The Daily Collegian (Penn State Univ., University Park, PA), April 24, 2007

"Fully Fund Prop 36," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, April 24, 2007

"Healing the Hurt," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, April 24, 2007

"Pot Clubs Mired in San Francisco's Bureaucratic Maze," KCBS-TV (San Francisco, CA), April 24, 2007

"Marijuana Activists' Feud Goes to Court," Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), April 24, 2007

"LSD as Therapy? Write about It, Get Barred from U.S.," The Tyee (Vancouver, BC, Canada), April 23, 2007

"Alternatives to Prison are a Lot Cheaper," The News Journal (New Castle, DE), April 23, 2007

"Claims Injecting Room a Failure 'Offensive'," Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia), April 23, 2007

"Marijuana's Long and Colorful History Taints Its Reputation Today," The Campus Press (Univ. of CO, Boulder), April 23, 2007

"Necessary Questions Must be Answered before City Takes Action on Clinic," Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, WV), April 23, 2007

"Clergy Join Push To OK Medical Use Of Marijuana," St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch, April 22, 2007

"Parenting Through The Haze," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, April 22, 2007

"Border Cameras Lack Cash, Stay Off," El Paso (TX) Times, April 21, 2007

"Feds Say MIA Was A Hub . . . For A Drug Ring," Aero-News Network, April 21, 2007

"Gore Cancels Co-Appearance With Uribe Over Scandal," AP / Ocala (FL) Star-Banner, April 21, 2007

"SF: Judge: No Medical Marijuana Defense In Rosenthal Retrial," AP / KPIX-TV (San Francisco, CA), April 20, 2007

"Still Seeking Some Relief," The Stockton (CA) Record, April 20, 2007

"HMS Prof Promotes Medicinal Pot Use," The Harvard Crimson (Cambridge, MA), April 20, 2007

"Students Don't Fear the Reefer," The BG News (Bowling Green State University, KY), April 20, 2007

"Colombia Truck Crashes, Spills Cocaine," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 20, 2007

"The History of 4/20 at CU," The Campus Press (University of Colorado, Boulder), April 20, 2007

"The New Face of Mary Jane," Diamondback (Univ. of MD, College Park), April 20, 2007

"Drug Cartel is Blamed for Hospital Attack," Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA), April 20, 2007

"Report: NFL Prospects Admit Marijuana Use," North County Times (Escondido, CA), April 20, 2007

"Peru Coca Farmers Warn Government," BBC News (London, UK), April 19, 2007

"Armed Men Storm Tijuana Hospital, Leaving at Least Three Dead," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 19, 2007

"Advocates: State Drug Laws Still Too Harsh," The Observer-Dispatch (Utica, NY), April 19, 2007

"Tougher Prison Sentences 'Have Little Impact on Flow of Drugs'," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), April 19, 2007

"Bongloads of Justice," Pasadena (CA) Weekly, April 19, 2007

"Sanho Tree Speaks About War on Drugs at Seminar," Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL), April 19, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Prohibition Doesn't Make Sense," Statesman Journal (Salem, OR), April 19, 2007

"State Elections Officials Violated Law, Judge Says," The Argus (Oakland, CA), April 19, 2007

"Study: Pot Slows Lung Cancer in Mice," Bloomberg News / Newsday (Long Island, NY), April 18, 2007

"Clergy Back Medical Marijuana in Illinois," Los Angeles (CA) Times, April 18, 2007

"Colombia Scandal Creeps Closer to Uribe," AP / The Washington (DC) Post, April 18, 2007

"Legalize Medical Marijuana," Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, April 18, 2007

"Drugs Policy Failing, Says Report," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), April 18, 2007

"Families 'Key to Drug Treatment'," BBC News (London, UK), April 18, 2007

"Bill Would Let FDA Restrict Drug Ads," AP / The News Journal (New Castle, DE), April 18, 2007

"Needle Exchange:No Cash for Move," Times Colonist (Victoria, BC, Canada), April 18, 2007

"Employers Grapple With Medical Marijuana Use," USA Today (McLean, VA), April 17, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Laws Vary Among States," USA Today (McLean, VA), April 17, 2007

"100 Police Officers Held in Mexico," Dallas (TX) Morning News, April 17, 2007

"17 Bodies Blamed on Drug Gang War," AP / The Seattle (WA) Times, April 17, 2007

"O.C. Officials to Vote on Medical Pot Plan," Los Angeles (CA) Times, April 17, 2007

"Rockford Pastor Supports Medical Marijuana," Rockford (IL) Register Star, April 17, 2007

"Drug Policies Leave Britain Bottom of Table," The Telegraph (London, UK), April 16, 2007

"SSDP Regional Conference Draws Chafee, Loury," The Brown Daily Herald (Providence, RI), April 16, 2007

"Police Can't Win the Drug Battle," Victoria (BC, Canada) Times Colonist, April 16, 2007

"Pushing the Medical Marijuana Debate," Orange County (CA) Register, April 16, 2007

"Ottawa Puts High Price Tag on Its Pot," The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), April 16, 2007

"Ecuador Appears Likely to Rewrite Constitution," International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), April 16, 2007

"The Time Has Come to Legalize Marijuana Use," The Daily Collegian (Penn State University, University Park, PA), April 16, 2007

"Chavez, Morales Bond Over Coca And Ideology," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, April 15, 2007

"Methadone Plays Major Role In Drug Treatment," Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch, April 15, 2007

"Chafee Questions Effectiveness Of Global Drug Laws," Pawtucket (RI) Times, April 14, 2007

"They Can't Send 'Guru Of Ganja' To Jail, But Feds Will Retry Case," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, April 14, 2007

"UCLA Study: More Money Needed For Drug Treatment Program," AP / North County Times (Escondido, CA), April 14, 2007

"Theory: Safer To Legalize Drugs," Saginaw (MI) News, April 14, 2007

"Plea for a Drug War Armistice," The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), April 13, 2007

"Import of Methamphetamine from Mexico Offsets Local Progress," The Washington (DC) Post, April 13, 2007

"Mexican Traffickers Defy Crackdown with Gory Public Challenges," AP / The Chicago (IL) Tribune, April 13, 2007

"Panel Warns Against Painkiller," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 13, 2007

"Few Fear a Larger Women's Prison," The DesMoines (IA) Register, April 13, 2007

"Black Market in Tobacco Makes Prisons More Violent," New America Media (San Francisco, CA), April 13, 2007

"SD Court Rejects Company's Pot Claim," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 12, 2007

"Marijuana Bills Clear Hurdles," The Pawtucket (RI) Times, April 12, 2007

"Why the War on Drugs Isn't Working," The Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, April 12, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Use Should Be Left to the States," The Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton), April 12, 2007

"DEA Agents Seize Medical Marijuana," The Billings (MT) Gazette, April 12, 2007

"Mexican Alliance Drives Drug Flow," The Dallas (TX) Morning News / The San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, April 12, 2007

"Snoop Dogg Pleads No Contest to Two Felony Charges," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, April 12, 2007

"Group Takes Potshot at UC Berkeley Drug Scholarships," AP / The San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, April 12, 2007

"Ending Prohibition…Again," The Daily Colonial (The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.), April 12, 2007

"Lawmakers Scramble As Deadline For Action Nears," Providence (RI) Journal, April 11, 2007

"Senate Says Yes to Medical Marijuana," AP / KSTP-TV (St. Paul, MN), April 11, 2007

"Judge Takes Leave a Month After Pot Bust," The Miami (FL) Herald, April 11, 2007

"Without Drug Treatment Programs, Prisons are Just Inmate Warehouses," Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter, April 11, 2007

"City Police Station to Test Suspects for Illegal Drugs," The Scotsman (Edinburgh), April 11, 2007

"More Gay Men Using Meth, Study Finds," The Los Angeles (CA) Times, April 11, 2007

"Mary Jane is Not Just Peter Parker's Best Friend," The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS, Canada), April 11, 2007

"Marijuana: Medicine or Drug?" The Missoulian (MT), April 10, 2007

"Car Bomb Hits Colombia Police Headquarters," BBC News (London, UK), April 10, 2007

"Legalizing Drugs is Better Way to Fight Problem," Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, WV), April 10, 2007

"After 30 Years, Another Push to Relax Pot Laws," Wisconsin State Journal (Madison), April 10, 2007

"City Budget Imprisoned by Jail Costs," Philadelphia (PA) Daily News, April 10, 2007

"Prescription Drug Abuse Hits All Segments of Society," The Miami (FL) Herald, April 9, 2007

"Methadone Clinics Unfairly Targeted?" The Charleston (WV) Gazette, April 9, 2007

"Drug Treatment Mandate Must Have Popular Support," The Mercury News (San Jose, CA), April 9, 2007

"Mexican Drug Cartels Leave a Bloody Trail on YouTube," The Washington (DC) Post, April 9, 2007

"Medicinal Pot Dealers Subject to Sales Taxes," The Mercury News (San Jose, CA), April 9, 2007

"Unequal Justice For All," The Day (New London, CT), April 8, 2007

"Sick People Need Pot," Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, April 8, 2007

"Methadone Clinics Are Proven Recovery Tool For Addicts," Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch, April 8, 2007

"New Orleans Awash In Drugs, Addicts More Alone Than Ever," Los Angeles (CA) Times, April 8, 2007

"Some Aren't Stoked About New Tax," Sacramento (CA) Bee, April 7, 2007

"Junkies Reunited As Sequel Gets Go-Ahead," Edinburgh (Scotland) Evening News, April 7, 2007

"Televisa's Acapulco Correspondent Killed," AP / Washington (DC) Post, April 7, 2007

"Constitution Has No Cannabis Clause," The Orange County (CA) Register, April 6, 2007

"House Passes Measure to Clarify Stance on Medical Marijuana," The Seattle (WA) Times, April 6, 2007

"Needle Exchange Proves a Tough Sell," Times Colonist (Victoria, BC, Canada), April 6, 2007

"New Law Protects People Who Seek Help for Overdoses," The Santa Fe New Mexican, April 6, 2007

"Stimulant Users Increasingly Female," The Daily Iowan (University of Iowa, Iowa City), April 6, 2007

"Manchin Halts Methadone Clinics," WTAP-TV (Parkersburg, WV), April 6, 2007

"Medical Pot Bill Passes; Foes Urge More Legislation," AP / The Olympian (Olympia, WA), April 5, 2007

"New Mexico Bars Drug Charge When Overdose is Reported," The New York (NY) Times, April 5, 2007

"Give Delaware's Judges Discretion to Determine Length of Drug Sentences," The News Journal (New Castle, DE), April 5, 2007

"Public 'Doesn't Want Harsher Jail Terms'," Irish Examiner (Cork), April 5, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Makes Living with AIDS Bearable," The Pawtucket (RI) Times, April 5, 2007

"Playing the U.S. Aid Game," The Miami (FL) Herald, April 5, 2007

"Wait…You Mean Weed's Not Legal Yet?," Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada), April 5, 2007

"Bob Barr vs. Bob Barr," The Austin (TX) Chronicle, April 5, 2007

"Mexican 'Ice' Replaces Home-Cooked Meth in U.S.," NPR (Washington, D.C), April 4, 2007

"Editorial: Treatment Over Jail for Drug Users is Working," The Orange County (CA) Register, April 4, 2007

"Anti-Drug Program Ripped Off, Probe Says," Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), April 4, 2007

"Ex-Officer Likens Drug War to Prohibition," Morning Sentinel (Portland, ME), April 4, 2007

"Tijuana Officer Charged in Marijuana Smuggling," Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA), April 4, 2007

"Medical Marijuana is State Issue," Herald-Journal (Spartanburg, SC) / Tonawanda (NY) News, April 4, 2007

"In the War on Drugs, A Tax Plan That Makes Sense," Newsday (Long Island, NY), April 4, 2007

"Vets Speak Out on Debilitating Disorder," Lake County (Waukegan, IL) News-Sun, April 4, 2007

"Colombia Captures Fugitive Militia Boss," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, April 4, 2007

"Pot Now Legal for Serious Illness," AP / Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News, April 3, 2007

"Peru to Bomb Amazon Cocaine Labs," BBC News (London, UK), April 3, 2007

"Ex-Cop: Anti-Drug War a Failed Policy," Kennebec (ME) Journal, April 3, 2007

"The Witch Hunt Continues," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), April 3, 2007

"Feds Push State to Pass Prescription Monitoring," The Oregonian (Portland), April 3, 2007

"NJ Has Prescription Drug Problem, Officials Say," AP / Asbury Park (NJ) Press, April 3, 2007

"All Drugs Should be Legalized, Retired Detective Says," The Charleston (WV) Gazette, April 3, 2007

"Residues of Medicines Turning Up in Waters," NYT / The Denver (CO) Post, April 3, 2007

"Despite Criticism, Meth Funds Advance," The Missoulian (MT), April 3, 2007

"Getting High, and Low, Over Medical Marijuana," The Examiner (Denver, CO), April 3, 2007

"Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill," KOB-TV (Albuquerque, NM), April 2, 2007

"Meth Use Declining, Say Feds and State," The Seattle (WA) Times, April 2, 2007

"Drug War Turns Mexico Border City Into Ghost Town," Reuters / The Washington (DC) Post, April 2, 2007

"Group Claims Prohibition, War on Drugs a Failure," The Daily Vidette (Illinois State University, Normal ), April 2, 2007

"YouTube Video Claims to Show Mexican Hit Man's Beheading," AP / The Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, April 2, 2007

"Weed for Medicine: Regulate the Crop," The Seattle (WA) Times , April 2, 2007

"Easing Aching Body with Right Medicine," The Denver (CO) Post, April 2, 2007

"UCLA Study: Calif. Drug Treatment Program is Flawed," AP / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), April 2, 2007

"Drug Testing Youth Poses Difficulties: U.S. Study," Reuters / Scientific American, April 2, 2007

"Some Doctors, Friends, Relatives Dismiss Sickness," The Ledger (Lakeland, FL), April 2, 2007

"Opium For The People: Extraordinary Move To Legalise Poppy Crops," The Independent On Sunday (London, England), April 1, 2007

"Growing Scandal Puts US Aid At Risk," Miami (FL) Herald, March 31, 2007

"Barr Shifts in Support of Medical Marijuana," Cox News / Atlanta (GA) Journal Constitution, March 30, 2007

"Gunmen Kill State Police Officer in Monterrey," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 30, 2007

"Take Another Look at Legalizing Marijuana," The Statesman Journal (Salem, OR), March 30, 2007

"Mayor Wants to Close Clinic," The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, WV), March 30, 2007

"'War on Drugs' Needs More Competent Policies," The Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University, Lubbock), March 30, 2007

"Mexican Cop is Guilty of Drug Smuggling," San Antonio (TX) Express-News, March 30, 2007

"Patients Urge Legislators to Permanently Allow Medical Marijuana," AP / WLNE-TV (Providence, RI), March 29, 2007

"Mexico's Attorney General Demands U.S. Do More to Stop Guns and Drug Money Heading South," AP / Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), March 29, 2007

"House Rejects Use of Medical Marijuana," Union Leader (Manchester, NH), March 29, 2007

"A Modest Proposal," The Austin (TX) Chronicle, March 29, 2007

"Mobile Methadone Treatment Program Proving Successful," Times Argus (Barre, VT), March 29, 2007

"Council Makes Permanent Marijuana Ordinance," WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH), March 29, 2007

"Restauranteur Donates Despite Needle Exchange Troubles," Victoria (BC, Canada) Times Colonist, March 29, 2007

"Common Sense on Prison Policy Requires Rethinking the Drug War," Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA), March 28, 2007

"Afghan Drug Post Created," UPI / The Washington (DC) Times, March 28, 2007

"Mexico Swaps Computers for Guns," AP / Newsday (Long Island, NY), March 28, 2007

"Dutch to Review Magic Mushrooms," The Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, March 28, 2007

"Alameda Supervisors Lower Pot-Card Fee," The Mercury-News (San Jose, CA), March 28, 2007

"Elderly Woman's Death Changes Atlanta PD," AP / The Guardian (Manchester, UK), March 28, 2007

"Legalize Medical Marijuana in CT?" News Times (Danbury, CT), March 28, 2007

"Cold Medicines Missing Something - Drugs," The Argus (Fremont, CA), March 28, 2007

"Retrial of Pain Doctor Begins in VA," AP / The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA), March 27, 2007

"Trafficker or Healer? And Who's the Victim?" The New York (NY) Times, March 27, 2007

"Rally Amplifies Voices on Medical Marijuana," The Olympian (WA), March 27, 2007

"Self-Policing on the Mend Among Prison Cops," The Orange County (CA) Register, March 27, 2007

"NATO to Legalize Afghanistan's Opium?" Der Spiegel (Hamburg, Germany), March 27, 2007

"For Smaller Fighters of HIV, Weapons Dwindle," The Tuscaloosa (AL) News, March 27, 2007

"Colombia Changes Tactics in War Against Drugs, Guerillas," MCT / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 26, 2007

"DEA : Flavored Meth Use on the Rise," USA Today (McLean, VA), March 26, 2007

"Funds Call for Prison Alcoholics," BBC News (London, UK), March 26, 2007

"Kansas: State Barely Funding Abuse Treatment Programs for Inmates," AP / The Joplin (MO) Globe, March 26, 2007

"Welcome Return of Denver's Drug Court," The Denver (CO) Post, March 26, 2007

"APSU Debate to Focus on Legal Marijuana," The Tennessean (Nashville), March 26, 2007

"Raid Closes Local Compassion Society," Canoe (Toronto, ON, Canada), March 26, 2007

"Traumatized Veterans Turning To Alcohol, Drugs," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, March 25, 2007

"Drug Wars In Mexico Still Taking Deadly Toll," Contra Costa (CA) Times, March 25, 2007

"Development Of A Rational Scale To Assess The Harm Of Drugs Of Potential Misuse," The Lancet, March 24, 2007

"Rell Warms To Medical Marijuana," Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT), March 24, 2007

"Cherry Picking Data To Prove A Point About Cannabis," The Guardian (Manchester, England), March 24, 2007

"Montel Williams Makes Emotional Plea For Medical Marijuana Bill," AP / Stamford (CT) Advocate, March 24, 2007

"Study: Alcohol, Tobacco Worse Than Drugs," AP / USA Today (McLean, VA), March 23, 2007

"Pro-U.S. Voice in Colombia," The Denver (CO) Post, March 23, 2007

"Latin American Drug Use Escalates," The Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, March 23, 2007

"3 New Studies Cite HIV Risk of Meth Use," The Washington (DC) Blade, March 23, 2007

"LA Minister Sues Police Over Marijuana Raid at Church," Canton (OH) Repository, March 23, 2007

"The Federal Government Should Allow States to Create Their Own Drug Laws," The Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal, March 20, 2007

"Judiciary Panel OKs Medical Marijuana," The Connecticut Post (Bridgeport), March 22, 2007

"Marijuana as Medicine a Decision for Doctors," The Republican (Springfield, MA), March 22, 2007

"Canada Must Fight Harder to Shut Down Meth Labs, Mayor Says," The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON, Canada), March 22, 2007

"Perils Grow in Battle for Medical Pot," The San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, March 22, 2007

"State Project to Fight Meth to Cost $2.7 Million," Times-News (Twin Falls, ID), March 22, 2007

"Elderly 'Suffering Pain Needlessly'," Channel 4 News (London, UK), March 22, 2007

"U.N. Says Afghan Opium Production 'Out of Control'," Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, March 22, 2007

"Bongwater Into Whine," Reason, March 21, 2007

"Drug 'Race Bias'," The New York (NY) Post, March 21, 2007

"Feds Say Drug War Battle Is Local Issue," Gary (IN) Post-Tribune, March 21, 2007

"Cocaine: Caracas Connection Grows," Los Angeles (CA) Times / Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL), March 21, 2007

"International Community Must Increase Support in Afghanistan, UN Official Says," AP / Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA), March 21, 2007

"Overcrowded Prisons Are a Problem," The Spartan Daily (San Jose State University, CA), March 21, 2007

"No Charges Against Portland Parole Supervisor Who Stole Marijuana," AP / The Oregonian (Portland), March 21, 2007

"Over Police Objections, House Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Bill," Star-Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN), March 20, 2007

"Longtime Broward Judge Accused of Smoking Pot in Hollywood Park," Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL), March 20, 2007

"Racial Gap Found in Juvenile Sentencing," St. Paul (MN) Pioneer Press, March 20, 2007

"Forum Urges Help, Not Jail," Daily Bulletin (Ontario, CA), March 20, 2007

"Freeze on Treatment Clinics Gets House Ok," The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), March 20, 2007

"The Biggest U.S. Threat: Dying Marijuana Users," Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University, Fort Collins) / The Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University, Morgantown), March 20, 2007

"The Laws Against Marijuana Are Stupid" by Jon Carroll, San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, March 19, 2007

"Court Hears 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' Case," Reuters, March 19, 2007

"Applaud Lawmakers For Medical Pot Bill," Albuquerque (NM) Tribune, March 19, 2007

"Drug Law Reform, Now," Times Union (Albany, NY), March 19, 2007

"U.S. Opens Study of Prescription Drug Abuse Treatments," The Washington (DC) Post, March 19, 2007

"HIV/AIDS Creep Into Afghanistan," The New York (NY), Times / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 19, 2007

"Living with Drugs in Mexico," ISN / Center for Security Studies (Zurich, Switzerland), March 19, 2007

"Mexican Police Questioned in Assassination Attempt," The New York (NY), Times / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 19, 2007

"New Understanding of the Brain Helps Smokers Kick the Habit," The Oakland (CA) Tribune, March 19, 2007

"SD Students To Speak At Rally On High Court Steps," AP / Sioux City (SD) Journal, March 18, 2007

"Richardson Says Supporting Medical Marijuana 'Is Right Thing To Do'," AP / Canton (OH) Repository, March 17, 2007

"Plan Colombia," Sacramento (CA) Bee, March 17, 2007

"Balancing Free Speech," AP / Kansas City (MO) Star, March 17, 2007

"Pot Smoker Jailed for Life is Free," Dallas (TX) Morning News, March 16, 2007

"Senators Poised to Wage Pot Fight," The Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), March 16, 2007

"Richardson to Legalize Medical Marijuana," AP / The Guardian (Manchester, UK), March 16, 2007

"Doctors Pop More Pills Than Their Patients," Swiss Info / Swiss Radio International (Bern), March 16, 2007

"Very Hazy Landscape," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 16, 2007

"Hispaniola Emerges as New Conduit for Cocaine Traffic," MCT / The Kansas City (MO) Star, March 16, 2007

"Human Head Found Outside State Police Headquarters in SE Mexico," AP / The Arizona (Tucson) Daily Star, March 16, 2007

"Man Freed After 17-Year Imprisonment For Smoking Marijuana," AP / Dallas (TX) Morning News, March 15, 2007

"Sensible Drug Policy Reform Conference," Hour (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), March 15, 2007

"Court Doesn't Buy Medical Marijuana," Bay Area News (San Francisco, CA), March 15, 2007

"Substance Abuse Called Growing Threat at Colleges," AP / The Boston (MA) Globe, March 15, 2007

"Crack Cocaine Penalty Too Harsh," USA Today (McLean, VA), March 15, 2007

"'The Problem Lies Thousands Of Miles Away'," Edinburgh (Scotland) Evening News, March 15, 2007

"Cocaine Confounds Eradication Efforts," The Dallas (TX) Morning News / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 15, 2007

"Class Action Sought in Pot Suit," The Union-Tribune (San Diego, CA), March 15, 2007

"Judge Dismisses Case Against 'Guru of Ganja'," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 15, 2007

"More Discretion Needed in Sentencing Rules for Illegal Drug Sellers Who Are at Lower Levels," The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA), March 15, 2007

"What New Painkiller Guidelines Mean for You," The Washington (DC) Post / The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, SC), March 15, 2007

"Mayor Uses Study to Seek Funds for Drug," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, March 15, 2007

"US Acted Vindictively Against 'Ganja Guru' – Judge," Reuters / San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune, March 14, 2007

"Court Rules Against Dying Woman In Medical Marijuana Case," AP / San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal, March 14, 2007

"House Approves Use of Medical Marijuana," Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News, March 14, 2007

"Prison Rehabilitation," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 14, 2007

"Afghanistan's Poppy Conundrum," ISN/Center for Security Studies (Zurich, Switzerland), March 14, 2007

"Mexico Pushes Bush for More in Drug War," AP / The Guardian (Manchester, UK), March 14, 2007

"Drug War Corrupts Cops," The Home News Tribune (East Brunswick, NJ), March 14, 2007

"Supervisors Approve Clean Needle Exchange Program," KCAL-TV (Los Angeles, CA), March 14, 2007

"More Treatment, Not Prison," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, March 14, 2007

"Peter Schrag: Can We End Harry Anslinger's Costly Legacy?" The Sacramento (CA) Bee, March 14, 2007

"Lehigh Adopts Medical Amnesty for Students," The Morning Call (Allentown, PA), March 14, 2007

"Mexican Leader Has Tough Message for Bush," AP / CBS News (New York, NY), March 13, 2007

"Questions About Focus in Colombia," Newsday (Long Island, NY), March 13, 2007

"Misuse of Pharmaceuticals Linked to More ER Visits," USA Today (McLean, VA), March 13, 2007

"Researcher Attempt to Fight Painkiller Abuse," AP / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 13, 2007

"Liquor Tied to Troop Crimes," New York Times / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 13, 2007

"State Expanding Rural Meth Treatment," Arizona Republic (Phoenix), March 13, 2007

"Bush Touts Uribe's Progress in Drug War," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 12, 2007

"Drug Traffickers, Rogue Cops Take Over," The Seattle (WA) Times, March 12, 2007

"HBO Prescribes Four Days of 'Addiction'," Hartford (CT) Courant, March 12, 2007

"Appeal Continues in County's Medical Marijuana Case," North County Times (Escondido, CA), March 12, 2007

"Anna Nicole Showed Classic Signs of Sexual Abuse," Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, March 12, 2007

"Marijuana Activist Groups Hold Conference At MU," Columbia (MO) Missourian, March 11, 2007

"Q & A: John Walters, US Drug Czar," Dallas (TX) Morning News, March 11, 2007

"US Effort To Kill Coca Failing In Colombia," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, March 11, 2007

"Medical-Marijuana Bill Not Dead Yet," AP / Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican, March 10, 2007

"Narcotics Board Looks To Be 'Closed To Reason'," Vancouver (BC, Canada) Sun, March 10, 2007

"Bush Plan Cuts Latin America Aid," USA Today (McLean, VA), March 9, 2007

"Shake-Up Aims to Replace 'Failed' Drug Laws," The Telegraph (London, UK), March 9, 2007

"New Afghan Official Has U.S. Drug Conviction," AP / The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 9, 2007

"Panel Acts to Stall New Methadone Clinics," AP / The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, IN), March 9, 2007

"Marijuana Bill Snuffed," Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News, March 9, 2007

"Illegal Drugs Can Be Harmless, Report Says," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), March 8, 2007

"Calderon Unveils a New Crime-Fighting Strategy," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 8, 2007

"YPU Members Vote for Legalized Pot," Yale Daily News (New Haven, CT), March 8, 2007

"Methadone Clinic Ban Advances," The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), March 8, 2007

"Editorial: Medical Marijuana," California Aggie (University of CA, Davis), March 8, 2007

"Probe Sought Into Reporter's 1989 Death in Peru," KRT Wire / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 8, 2007

"Anti-Meth Group to Launch New Ads," Billings (MT) Gazette, March 8, 2007

"More 'Collateral Damage' from Iraq: Trauma, Drug Addiction and Prison," Huffington Post, March 7, 2007

"Belvidere Man Says Marijuana Saved His Eyesight," WREX-TV (Rockford, IL), March 7, 2007

"Risk-Taking Kiwis Protest Looming 'Party Pill' Ban," The Scotsman (Edinboro), March 7, 2007

"In Arizona Desert, American Indian Trackers vs. Smugglers," International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), March 7, 2007

"Restore Property Rights Stolen by Drug Warriors," The Detroit (MI) News, March 7, 2007

"Health Officials 'Not the Drug Police'," The Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS, Canada), March 7, 2007

"Drug War Fallout Discussed by ACLU," The Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer, March 7, 2007

"The Wonder Drug," Carthage (MO) Press, March 6, 2007

"NATO Launches Huge Afghan Offense," AP / CBS News (New York, NY), March 6, 2007

"U.N. Predicts Record Opium Crop in 2007," AP / San Jose (CA) Mercury News, March 6, 2007

"Drug Trade Vices Grip Guatemala," AP / The Chicago (IL) Tribune, March 6, 2007

"Bush Focuses on Latin America," AP / Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), March 6, 2007

"'The First Time I Was Back Since the Storm…Drugs Were Everywhere'," Salon.com, March 6, 2007

"Young People Taking Prescription Drug Abuse to College," The Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), March 6, 2007

"Maybe Some Relief for Medical Marijuana Patients in Lake County?," Lake County (CA) Record-Bee, March 6, 2007

"Legalizing Marijuana Would Save Lives, Money," New Hampshire (Manchester) Union Leader, March 5, 2007

"Post-Polio Sufferer Wants Medical Marijuana Legalized," Annapolis (MD) Capital, March 5, 2007

"In Guatemala, Officers' Killings Echo Dirty War," International Herald Tribune (Paris, France), March 5, 2007

"Research, not Rhetoric: Marijuana Can Save Lives," Chicago (IL) Sun-Times, March 5, 2007

"Cracked Justice," Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal, March 5, 2007

"Schools' Test Can Detect Alcohol Use 3 Days Prior," USA Today (McLean, VA), March 5, 2007

"Waiting for Treatment," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, March 5, 2007

"Taken as Prescribed, Addiction Risk is Low," Medical News Today (Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico ), March 5, 2007

"Judge To Decide Validity Of Case Against Marijuana Advocate," New York (NY) Times, March 4, 2007

"State's War On Drugs A 100-Year-Old Bust," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, March 4, 2007

"'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' Goes To The Supreme Court," Anchorage (AK) Daily News, March 4, 2007

"If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them: The Radical Plan To Legalise The Opium Trade," Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, March 4, 2007

"Marijuana Gains Wonder Drug Status," AlterNet, March 3, 2007

"California Backs Off Big Hike In Medical Marijuana ID Fees," AP / Orange County (CA) Register, March 3, 2007

"More Colleges Banning Smoking," USA Today, March 3, 2007

"Venezuela Says US Drug Accord Not Needed: Report," Reuters, March 3, 2007

"Top Guatemala Detective Quits In Drug Killings Saga," Reuters, March 3, 2007

"Killing Highlights Risk Of Selling Marijuana, Even Legally," New York (NY) Times, March 2, 2007

"State Relents on Fee for Marijuana Card," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), March 2, 2007

"U.S. Cites Failure of Countries in Drug Fight," AP / The Boston (MA) Globe, March 2, 2007

"U.S. Drug Czar Lacks Credibility," Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Sun, March 2, 2007

"US Says Corruption Hampers China Drug Fight," Reuters AlertNet, March 2, 2007

"Study Finds Financial Gains Tied To Lifting Marijuana Ban," Honolulu (HI) Advertiser, March 1, 2007

"Relearning Value of Repeal," Kennebec (ME) Journal, March 1, 2007

"Release Of The 2007 International Narcotics Control Strategy," US State Dept., March 1, 2007

"Most Abused Drugs Now of Legal Variety," AP / Houston (TX) Chronicle, March 1, 2007

"Marijuana as Wonder Drug," The Boston (MA) Globe, March 1, 2007

"UN Says Afghan Drug Situation 'Deteriorating Rapidly'," Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty, March 1, 2007

"Expansion of Medical Marijuana Gets First OK," Times Argus (Barre, VT), March 1, 2007

"Nearly One in Four Finns Knows Someone Who Uses an Illegal Drug," Helsingin Sanomat (Helsinki, Finland), March 1, 2007

"Bogus Medicines Flood Developing World," Reuters / The Scotsman (Edinboro), March 1, 2007

"Leno Demands Reduced Med Pot ID Fee; Advocates Sue Feds," Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco, CA), March 1, 2007

"At Newark Summit, Feds Pitch Random Drug Testing in Schools," The Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger, Feb. 28, 2007

"Flint Voters OK Legalizing Medical Marijuana," AP / The Kalamazoo (MI) Gazette, Feb. 28, 2007

"His Quest to Make Marijuana Legal," Lansing (MI) State Journal, Feb. 28, 2007

"Support Mounts for Looser Pot Penalties," Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Feb. 28, 2007

"Who's Your Nanny?," Reason (Los Angeles, CA), Feb. 28, 2007

"Another Chief of Police Slain Along Border," The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), Feb. 28, 2007

"UN Drug Watchdog 'Ignores HIV'," Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg, South Africa), Feb. 28, 2007

"Area Drug Addicts Surveyed," Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, PA), Feb. 28, 2007

"Vancouver Set to Extend Help for Addicts," The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Feb. 27, 2007

"Mandatory Drug Terms are Targeted in Report," The Baltimore (MD) Sun, Feb. 27, 2007

"Europe's Coke Habit," The Guardian (Manchester, UK), Feb. 27, 2007

"Dealers, Family Biggest Sources of Illegal Prescription Painkillers," Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Feb. 27, 2007

"Drug War Overhaul," The State News (Michigan State University, East Lansing), Feb. 27, 2007

"Temple Weeds Out 'Tree of Life'," Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, Feb. 27, 2007

"Man Disputes Law, Marijuana Conviction," The Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA), Feb. 27, 2007

"Methadone Emerges as New Killer," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Feb. 26, 2007

"Ill Should Not Have to Fear a Drug Bust," Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 26, 2007

"Democrats Spar Over Medical Pot for Workers," The Oregonian (Portland), Feb. 26, 2007

"Prison Crisis at a Boil," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Feb. 26, 2007

"Rehab is Quick if You Have $1,500," AP / Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, Feb. 26, 2007

"War on Drugs is Harmful to Police," Oregon Daily Emerald (University of Oregon, Eugene), Feb. 26, 2007

"Barre Mayor Wants Dealth Penalty for Drug Peddlers," Rutland (VT) Herald , Feb. 26, 2007

"We're Losing the Drug War on Two Fronts," Texarkana Gazette, Feb. 25, 2007

"Rural Voters To Weigh In On Push For Pot Law Reform," Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal, Feb. 25, 2007

"Home Office Backs Heroin On The NHS In Effort To Cut Crime," The Independent (London, England), Feb. 25, 2007

"County's Red Tape Ties Up Medical Marijuana Cards," San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune, Feb. 24, 2007

"Camera Films Botched Murders In Colombia," AP / North County Times (Escondido, CA), Feb. 24, 2007

"Officials: Drug Use On The Rise In Thailand," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, Feb. 24, 2007

"Afghans Face Anti-Drug Effort," AP / Contra Costa (CA) Times, Feb. 24, 2007

"New Federal Bill Would Legalize Growing Industrial Hemp In US," Capital Press (Salem, OR), Feb. 23, 2007

"Senate Bill Could Curb New Clinics," Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph, Feb. 23, 2007

"Silence Still Equals Death," Washington (DC) Blade, Feb. 23, 2007

"Group Promotes Proposal To OK Medical Marijuana," Flint (MI) Journal, Feb. 23, 2007

"Governor, Lawmakers Consider Prison Release," AP / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 23, 2007

"Guatemala Govt Links Drug Gang, Politician Slayings," Reuters AlertNet, Feb. 23, 2007

"Help Through Heroin," Gair Rhydd (Cardiff, Wales), Feb. 23, 2007

"Colombia's Coca Fumigation Riles Andean Neighbors," Reuters AlertNet, Feb. 23, 2007

"Chong Helps Out 'Guru of Ganja'," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 23, 2007

"Nuevo Laredo Handcuffed by Drug Trade," KRT Wire / The Kansas City (MO) Star, Feb. 23, 2007

"VT Senate May Soon See Medical Marijuana Bill," Rutland (VT) Herald, Feb. 23, 2007

"Dion Sees Hope in Afghan Poppy Crop," The Star (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Feb. 23, 2007

"U.S. Drug Czar Finds Ally in Tory Government," Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Feb. 23, 2007

"Neurotransmitters May Assist Addiction Recovery," KRT Wire / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 23, 2007

"U.S. is Sued Over Position on Marijuana," The New York (NY) Times, Feb. 22, 2007

"Canada Must Not Follow The US On Drug Policy," Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Citizen, Feb. 22, 2007

"Report: Inmate Drug Program Flawed," AP / Los Angeles (CA) Daily News, Feb. 22, 2007

"Judge Supports Bid to Grow Research Pot," The Austin (TX) Chronicle, Feb. 22, 2007

"Kitty Litter Used in War on Drug Misuse," AP / The Denver (CO) Post, Feb. 22, 2007

"Medical Pot Advocates Sue Feds Over False Info," Alameda (CA) Times-Star, Feb. 21, 2007

"Court Ruled Growing Marihuana Legal In The Czech Republic," Jurnalo.com (Berlin, Germany), Feb. 21, 2007

"DEA Stymies Science," St. Petersburg (FL) Times, Feb. 21, 2007

"Senate to See Rx Marijuana Bill," Bennington (VT) Banner, Feb. 21, 2007

"Police Look At Marijuana Sales In Gorman Death Probe," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), Feb. 21, 2007

"We Must Curtail Demand For Drugs, Not Just Supply," The Idaho Statesman (Boise, ID), Feb. 21, 2007

"Compulsory Treatment Of Drug Addicts Considered In Russia," ITAR-TASS (Moscow, Russia), Feb. 21, 2007

"Crime Links Shake Up Colombian Leadership," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 21, 2007

"Supreme Court Rules Growing Cannabis Legal," Prague (Czechoslovakia) Daily Monitor, Feb. 21, 2007

"Jury Convicts FARC Leader," The Miami (FL) Herald, Feb. 21, 2007

"Officials Debate Extending Aid," The Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Feb. 21, 2007

"Governor Shakes Up Prison Drug Treatment," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 21, 2007

"GOP Lawmakers Look for Advice on Drug War," Williamsport (PA) Sun-Gazette, Feb. 21, 2007

"Minister Flags Crackdown on 'Ice' Dealers," Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Sydney, NSW), Feb. 21, 2007

"'Heroin Should Be Made Legal'," The Argus (Brighton, England), Feb. 20, 2007

"Terminal Patients Continue To Suffer With Opium Being Scarce," Hindustan Times (New Delhi, India), Feb. 20, 2007

"US Opposes Efforts To Legalize Opium In Afghanistan," US State Dept., Feb. 20, 2007

"Gunmen Target Mexican Politician," BBC News (London, UK), Feb. 20, 2007

"Mexican Prosecutor Questioned in Killing," AP / CBS News (New York, NY), Feb. 20, 2007

"Marijuana Provider's Death Stirs Questions," Denver (CO) Post, Feb. 20, 2007

"Sensibility on Cannabis," The Diamondback (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Feb. 20, 2007

"Drug-Disposal Program Puts Area on Map," The Oakland (CA) Tribune, Feb. 20, 2007

"Australian Help Sought For Drug Fight," The Daily Telegraph (Surry Hills, NSW, Australia), Feb. 20, 2007

"DSI Links Police To Drug War Killings," Bangkok (Thailand) Post, Feb. 19, 2007

"New Regulations On Scrap Metal An Attack On Meth," WIBW-TV (Topeka, KS), Feb. 19, 2007

"Labs Decline, But Flow Of Imported Meth Still High In WA," AP / Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 19, 2007

"Colombia's Foreign Minister Resigns Over Scandal," Reuters / Washington (DC) Post, Feb. 19, 2007

"Mexico Steps Up Anti-Drugs Fight," BBC News (London, UK), Feb. 18, 2007

"Police Chief Calls for Heroin to be Available on the NHS," Belfast (Ireland) Telegraph, Feb. 19, 2007

"You See, Texas Isn't Only State with Prison Problems," Houston (TX) Chronicle, Feb. 19, 2007

"A Liberal Experiment That is Sweeping the World," Belfast (Ireland) Telegraph, Feb. 19, 2007

"Drug Policies Prop Up The Profits In Dope," St. Paul (MN) Pioneer Press, Feb. 18, 2007

"Should Drug Dogs Be In Our Schools?" The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA), Feb. 18, 2007

"Bush Plans Deep Cuts To Andean Drug War Budget," Washington (DC) Times, Feb. 17, 2007

"Medical Pot ID Program Falters," Fresno (CA) Bee, Feb. 17, 2007

"Bad Medicine," The Daily Nonpareil (Council Bluffs, IA), Feb. 17, 2007

"Tobacco Black Market Is Smoking Hot In California Prisons," North County Times (Escondido, CA), Feb. 17, 2007

"Colombia's Foreign Minister Says She Won't Resign Despite Brother's Arrest," AP / China Post (Taiwan), Feb. 17, 2007

"Australian Extradited To US On Drug Charges," The Sunday Times (Perth, Australia), Feb. 17, 2007

"First Industrial Hemp Licenses Issued In North Dakota," Farm & Ranch Guide (Bismarck, ND), Feb. 16, 2007

"Patients Deserve Choice of Marijuana Therapy," Norwich (CT) Bulletin, Feb. 16, 2007

"Drug-Related Evictions Spark Protests in Mexico," Los Angeles (CA) Times / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA ), Feb. 16, 2007

"Five Colombian Congressmen Arrested," AP / Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), Feb. 16, 2007

"Mexico Gangs Strong Despite Crackdown," AP / The Guardian (Manchester, UK), Feb. 16, 2007

"Four Mexican Police Officers Murdered," The Guardian (Manchester, UK ), Feb. 16, 2007

"Low-Dose Morphine Calms Chronic Cough," CBC News (Ottawa, ON, Canada), Feb. 16, 2007

"Meth Use May be Linked to Heart Trouble," The Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, Feb. 16, 2007

"Condoms Provide a Reason to Celebrate," Oregon Daily Emerald (Univ. of Oregon, Eugene), Feb. 16, 2007

"Medical MJ Advocates Want to Drop 'Sunset Clause'," The Pawtucket (RI) Times, Feb. 15, 2007

"Colombia Seeks U.S. Funds for Drug-Trade Fight," The Seattle (WA) Times, Feb. 15, 2007

"Florida Prisons Outpacing Nation," Tampa (FL) Tribune, Feb. 15, 2007

"Report: Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs Holding Steady," AP / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 15, 2007

"Poll: Most Residents OK with Use of Medical Marijuana.," Sante Fe Free New Mexican, Feb. 15, 2007

"State Could Take Big Hit in Inmate Explosion," Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette, Feb. 15, 2007

"Addicts More Likely to Have Stress Disorder," The Courier Mail (Bowen Hills, Queensland, Australia), Feb. 15, 2007

"Rapid Growth in Ranks of Inmates is Squeezing State's Prison Space," The Seattle (WA) Times, Feb. 15, 2007

"Native Meth Bill Clears Committee," Farmington (NM) Daily Times, Feb. 15, 2007

"Corporate America, Say Hello to Your New Partner, NORML," The Austin (TX) Chronicle, Feb. 15, 2007

"Judge: Medical Researchers Need More Pot," McClatchy Newspapers / Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 14, 2007

"The Folly of Prohibition," Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) Sun, Feb. 14, 2007

"GW Pharma Signs Partner for Cannabis Drug in U.S.," Reuters / The Scotsman (Edinboro), Feb. 14, 2007

"The Kathyrn Johnston Indictments: A Good Start, A Long Way to Go," Reason (Los Angeles, CA), Feb. 14, 2007

"Drug Turf War Advances into 'Safest City in Mexico'," Dallas (TX) Morning News / The Kansas City (MO) Star, Feb. 14, 2007

"Fees for Medical Pot Cards to Spike," San Jose Mercury News (CA), Feb. 14, 2007

"Trauma Disorder Treatment Urged," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), Feb. 14, 2007

"'Ecstasy' Used to Treat Swiss Trauma Victims," Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Zurich, Switzerland), Feb. 14, 2007

"Iowa Prison Growth to Eclipse Neighbors But S.D., Study Says," The DesMoines (IA) Register, Feb. 14, 2007

"Smoke and Mirrors - Meth Ads Aren't Silver Bullet," Boise (ID) Weekly, Feb. 14, 2007

"10 Billion 'Excess' U.S. Dollars in Mexico Tied to Drugs," U.S. News & World Report (Washington, DC), Feb. 13, 2007

"Medical Pot Cuts Pain, Study Finds," The San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Feb. 13, 2007

"UMass Professor Gets Boost in Bid to Grow Marijuana for Research," AP / Boston (MA) Herald, Feb. 13, 2007

"Prosecutor Says Drug War Isn't Working," Rutland (VT) Herald, Feb. 13, 2007

"Tracy Closes a Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary," Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), Feb. 13, 2007

"Battling Mexico''s Powerful Drugs Cartels," BBC News (London, UK), Feb. 13, 2007

"Ex-Offenders Face Big Obstacles," Philadelphia (PA) Daily News, Feb. 13, 2007

"Mexico Proposes New Drug Bill," The Houston (TX) Chronicle, Feb. 13, 2007

"HIV on the Rise in Malaysia," The Advocate (Los Angeles, CA), Feb. 13, 2007

"HIV Patients: Marijuana Eases Foot Pain," AP / San Jose (CA) Mercury News, Feb. 12, 2007

"Venezuela a Hot Spot for Drug Trafficking," Miami (FL) Herald, Feb. 12, 2007

"Alcohol 'Time Bomb' of Aborigines," BBC News (London, UK), Feb. 12, 2007

"Helmand Heads for Record Poppy Harvest," ISN / Center for Security Studies (Zurich, Switzerland), Feb. 12, 2007

"Plan Would Move Inmates Closer to Urban Areas," San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Feb. 12, 2007

"Mexican Drug Killers Turn to YouTube," Hamilton (ON, Canada) Spectator, Feb. 12, 2007

"Senate Passes NORML's Resolution," The Daily Colonial (George Washington University, Washington, DC), Feb. 12, 2007

"Debate Persists Over Meth-Mom Bill," AP / Casper (WY) Star-Tribune, Feb. 11, 2007

"BC Exports Grow-Op Skills," Vancouver (BC) Province, Feb. 11, 2007

"Mexican Leader Vows To Continue Drug War," AP / Contra Costa (CA) Times, Feb. 11, 2007

"Poppy Problems," Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Sun, Feb. 11, 2007

"UK''s David Cameron Doesn't Deny Smoking Marijuana as Teenager," Bloomberg News (New York, NY), Feb. 11, 2007

"Carson City's Drug War Will Be Long and Deadly," Nevada (Carson City) Appeal, Feb. 11, 2007

"Drug Czar Reports Decline In Illegal Drug Use," AP / Ft. Wayne (IN) Journal Gazette, Feb. 10, 2007

"Council Halts Medical Marijuana Dispensaries," Porterville (CA) Recorder, Feb. 10, 2007

"Advocates Decry Higher Fees For Medical Pot ID Card," Contra Costa (CA) Times, Feb. 10, 2007

"Bush's Drug Czar In Portland To Unveil National Strategy," The Oregonian (Portland, OR), Feb. 9, 2007

"Embattled Venezuelan Drug Czar Fired," The Miami (FL) Herald, Feb. 9, 2007

"Bush's Drug Czar in Portland to Unveil National Strategy," The Oregonian (Portland), Feb. 9, 2007

"Cuba Deports Suspected Drug Baron," BBC News (London, UK), Feb. 9, 2007

"Senate Unanimously Approves Drug Monitoring," Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, Feb. 9, 2007

"Ordinance May End Growing in Lakeport," Lake County (CA) Record-Bee, Feb. 9, 2007

"Brain 'Cannabis' Parkinson's Hope," BBC News (London, UK ), Feb. 8, 2007

"Senate OKs Medical Marijuana Bill," Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus, Feb. 8, 2007

"Chavez Promises to Support Coca Farming," The Seattle (WA) Times, Feb. 8, 2007

"Meth-Pregnancy Bill Draws National Criticism," AP / The Star-Tribune (Casper, WY), Feb. 8, 2007

"GOP Urges Change in Afghan Drug Policy," AP / The San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, Feb. 8, 2007

"Philly Tightens Drug Paraphernalia Rules," The Phoenix, Swarthmore (PA) College, Feb. 8, 2007

"Tyson Checks Into Rehab to Treat 'Various Addictions'," Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 8, 2007

"'Idol' Loses His Slot; He Once Went to Pot," New York (NY) Daily News, Feb. 8, 2007

"Drug Violence Seen as Mexico Tourism Threat," AP / Newsday (Long Island, NY ), Feb. 8, 2007

"Amphetamines and the Air Force," Evening Standard (London, UK), Feb. 7, 2007

"Solution to Drug Problem: Just Legalize Them All," State Press (Arizona State University, Tempe), Feb. 7, 2007

"7 Slain in Acapulco Police Stations," Los Angeles Times / Chicago (IL) Tribune, Feb. 7, 2007

"A Good Thing for Addicts and D.C.," The Washington (DC) Post, Feb. 7, 2007

"County OKs Medical Marijuana Dispensaries," The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA), Feb. 7, 2007

"'Cannabis Clubs' a Step Closer," Santa Maria (CA) Times, Feb. 7, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Bill Heads to Senate," AP / Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News, Feb. 6, 2007

"Troubled U.S. Presence on Ecuador Coast," AP / Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), Feb. 6, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Act Up for Review," The Brown (Brown University, Providence, RI) Daily Herald, Feb. 6, 2007

"Caution: Marijuana May Not Be Lesser Evil," USA Today (McLean, VA), Feb. 6, 2007

"Prescription Drug Deaths on the Rise in Spokane Area," KXLY-TV (Spokane, WA), Feb. 6, 2007

"Legislation Introduced for Reduction of Marijuana Penalties on Campus," Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg), Feb. 6, 2007

"Pseudophedrine Restrictions a Boon to Mexican Cartels," Salt Lake (UT) Tribune, Feb. 5, 2007

"More Effort is Needed to Lift Up Poor Communities," Florida (Jacksonville) Times-Union, Feb. 5, 2007

"Drug and Alcohol Chief Calls for End to 30-Year Cash Crisis," The Scotsman (Edinburgh, UK), Feb. 5, 2007

"Pregnancy Behind Bars Can Lead to Heartbreak," Kansas City (MO) Star, Feb. 5, 2007

"Crisis in Prison Overcrowding Cries Out for a Correction," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Feb. 5, 2007

"Pot ID Applications Spike with Price Hike News," The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA), Feb. 5, 2007

"Body Parts Found in Acapulco as Killings Continue," Reuters / The Washington (DC) Post, Feb. 5, 2007

"Prescription Painkillers Causing More Fatal Overdoses in WA," The Daily News (Longview, WA), Feb. 5, 2007

"John Stossel: Washington Should Leave Potheads Alone," Manchester (NH) Union-Leader, Feb. 4, 2007

"Health Chiefs Accused Of Blocking New Therapy For Heroin Addicts," Scotland On Sunday (Edinburgh, Scotland), Feb. 4, 2007

"Addicts Brave Withdrawal Trial," BBC News, Feb. 4, 2007

"Caruth Targeting Methadone Clinics With Proposed Bill," Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph, Feb. 3, 2007

"Medical Pot Bill Moves Ahead," AP / Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News, Feb. 3, 2007

"Man Asks Police to Return His 18 Pounds of Marijuana," AP / WTKR-TV (Hampton Roads, VA), Feb. 3, 2007

"Pharmacists Push for Needle Exchange," Bermuda (Hamilton) Sun, Feb. 2, 2007

"Medical Marijuana: Easy Panel Passage Gives Hope For Supporters," Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican, Feb. 2, 2007

"Out of Sight, Out of Mind, Into Trouble," Alaska Report (Juneau), Feb. 2, 2007

"We Need an Honest, Rational Drug Policy," Technician (North Carolina State University, Raleigh), Feb. 2, 2007

"Prescription Drug Cases Plague State," Ashland City (TN) Times, Feb. 2, 2007

"Conference Cites Jump in Meth Use," Salt Lake (UT) Tribune, Feb. 2, 2007

"Plan to Reduce Inmates Sparks Concern," The Providence (RI) Journal, Feb. 2, 2007

"Proposed Solution to Overcrowded Jails," KIFI-TV (Idaho Falls, ID), Feb. 2, 2007

"Berkeley Students Offer Drug Offender Scholarship," Oregon Daily Emerald (University of Oregon, Eugene), Feb. 2, 2007

"Destroying Poppies Isn't Path to Afghan Stability," The Philadephia (PA) Inquirer, Feb. 2, 2007

"A Change in the Weather," Los Angeles (CA) City Beat, Feb. 1, 2007

"New Priorities, Not New Prosecutors," Reason (Los Angeles, CA), Feb. 1, 2007

"More U.S. Aid May Fund Social Programs," The Miami (FL) Herald, Feb. 1, 2007

"College Students Abuse Less Meds," The Daily Collegian (Penn State University, University Park, PA), Feb. 1, 2007

"Miss USA Admits Cocaine Use," AP / The Denver (CO) Post, Jan. 31, 2007

"Peruvian Chef Looks Beyond Cocaine to Create Coca-Leaf Cuisine," Bloomberg (New York, NY), Jan. 31, 2007

"Industrial Hemp Producer? Plan Riles Feds's Suspicions," Kansas City (MO) Star, Jan. 31, 2007

"New Prison Policies Could Save Millions," Houston (TX) Chronicle, Jan. 31, 2007

"Test Will Show if Students Were Boozing," AP / Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Jan. 31, 2007

"Adolescents, Parents, Others Fight for Drug Treatment," The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), Jan. 31, 2007

"Knock the Law Not the Cops for Making Marijuana Illegal," Ladysmith (BC) Chronicle, Jan. 30, 2007

"Dutch Troops Won't Help Destroy Afghan Poppy Crops," AP / Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Jan. 30, 2007

"Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced," Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN), Jan. 30, 2007

"Report Says Treatment Could Save Prison Space, Money," Express-News (San Antontio, TX), Jan. 30, 2007

"Needle Plan Stuck," Stockton (CA) Record, Jan. 30, 2007

"Mexico's Willing Drug Fighter," Los Angeles (CA) Times, Jan. 29, 2007

"MP Wants War on Grow-Ops," The Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Sun, Jan. 29, 2007

"In Tijuana, Cops Disarmed, Crime Drops," Indianapolis (IN) Star, Jan. 29, 2007

"Doing Drugs the Right Way," The Huffington Post, Jan. 29, 2007

"Bills Target Reservation Meth," Jackson Hole (WY) Star-Tribune, Jan. 29, 2007

"Methadone Saves Lives, Restores Productivity," Sunday Gazette-Mail (Charleston, WV), Jan. 28, 2007

"Some Santa Cruz Pot Users, Sellers Find Loopholes In State's Medical Marijuana Laws," Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel, Jan. 28, 2007

"Federal Officials Push Random Student Drug Testing; Dozier Says It's Not Feasible For