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"Blog: Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction," by Austin Frakt, The New York Times, April 24, 2017.

"Opinion: I used to support legalizing all drugs. Then the opioid epidemic happened.," by German Lopez, Vox, April 20, 2017.

"How An Opioid Addict Got Sober," WBUR, NPR, April 19, 2017.

"Las Vegas Is Installing Drug Needle Vending Machines," by Kristen V. Brown, Gizmodo, April 18, 2017.

"Incarceration is the wrong way to fight opioid overdoses," by Radley Balko, 'The Watch' Blog, April 18, 2017.

"How Florida Entraps Pain Patients, Forces Them to Snitch, Then Locks Them Up for Decades," by Lauren Krisai and C.J. Ciaramella, Reason, April 18, 2017.

"In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime," by Lauren Frayer, Morning Edition, NPR, April 18, 2017.

"On weed, homeland security chief and attorney general could hardly be further apart," by Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post, April 17, 2017.

"California Prepares to Ramp Up Push for Marijuana Rules," by Cheryl Miller, The Recorder, April 17, 2017.

"Roadside tests for pot need rethink before legalization, say defence lawyers," by Laura Glowacki, CBC News, April 16, 2017.

"Analysis: If Jeff Sessions wants to crack down on medical marijuana, he’ll have to battle more than half the country," by Amber Phillips, The Washington Post, April 15, 2017.

"Forced catheterizations are a good reminder that the drug war is as barbaric and cruel as ever," by Radley Balko, 'The Watch' Blog, April 14, 2017.

"Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada," by Ian Austen, The New York Times, April 13, 2017.

"The new White House drug czar has quite an idea for where to put nonviolent drug users," by Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post, April 12, 2017.

"Legal Marijuana Ends at Airport Security, Even if It’s Rarely Stopped," by Julie Weed, The New York Times, April 10, 2017.

"How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs," by Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post, April 8, 2017.

"Legal Marijuana Advocates Are Uneasy With Sessions' Stance," by Carrie Johnson, NPR, April 6, 2017.

"Kansas City, Mo., Voters Approve $25 Fine In Easing Of Marijuana Law," by Bill Chappell, NPR, April 5, 2017.

"Renewing the War on Drugs," by Brentin Mock, The Atlantic's Citylab, March 31, 2017.

"Pot state Dems want federal regulation of marijuana," by Reid Wilson, The Hill, March 30, 2017.

"As Connecticut Considers Expanding Marijuana Laws, Attorneys Watch DOJ," by Robert Storace, Connecticut Law Tribune, March 28, 2017.

"Senator to investigate opioid makers’ role in drug crisis," by Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham, The Washington Post, March 28, 2017.

"How Alabama's 'very low threshold' locks people up for life for nonviolent marijuana crime," by Connor Sheets, Alabama Media Group, March 22, 2017.

"Illinois bills seek to legalize, tax marijuana sales to adults," by Karen Pierog, Reuters, March 22, 2017.

"Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself," by Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post, March 20, 2017.

"Teen Drug Use Is Declining, But Why?," by Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition Saturday, March 18, 2017.

"Murder or Self-Defense if Officer Is Killed in Raid? ," by Kevin Sack, New York Times, March 18, 2017.

"Door-Busting Drug Raids Leave a Trail of Blood," by Kevin Sack, The New York Times, March 18, 2017.

"South Carolina police shot a man to pieces over $100 worth of pot, then lied about it," by Radley Balko, 'The Watch' Blog, March 17, 2017.

"The war on drugs remains as racist as ever, statistics show," by Keegan Hamilton, VICE News, March 14, 2017.

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