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California Sentencing Reform

Matt Ferner

The War On Drugs Is On The Ballot In These States

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

On Tuesday, voters in several states have the chance to deal significant blows to the United States' decades-long failure of a drug war. State and loc...

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...

Saki Knafo

California Lawmakers Take A Stand Against Racist Drug War Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

California lawmakers made a move this week toward reforming a drug policy that has been widely criticized for unfairly punishing black people. The ...

Saki Knafo

State Bill Would Give Drug Users Treatment Instead Of Prison Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

When Daniel Romero was first arrested for drug possession, at the age of 21, he had been getting high for more than a decade. He started smoking pot w...