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California Drug Reform

Saki Knafo

California Takes Overdue Stand Against 'Failed Drug Laws'

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

California lawmakers finally reformed a drug sentencing law that critics throughout the country long denounced as racist. The California Fair Sente...

Kathleen Miles

California Deals Major Blow To Drug Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill on Saturday to reduce the penalty for offenders caught for simple drug possession. Senate Bill 649 wo...

Saki Knafo

White America Does The Crime, Black America Gets The Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

White Americans are more likely than black Americans to have used most kinds of illegal drugs, including cocaine, marijuana and LSD. Yet blacks are fa...

Aaron Sankin

California Takes Huge Stride Toward Reforming Its Drug War

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A bill that passed the California State Senate earlier this week has the potential to fundamentally change the way the state deals wi...

VOTE: Should Marijuana, Or All Drugs, Be Legalized?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.04.2012 | Los Angeles

It is rare for a politician to openly advocate the legalization of drugs as the solution to the country's drug problem. But that's just what Californi...