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Drug Felony

Life in Prison for Selling $20 Of Weed

The Daily Beast | Abby Haglage | Posted 02.27.2015 | Black Voices

On September 5, 2008, Fate Vincent Winslow watched a plainclothes stranger approach him. Homeless and hungry, on a dark street rife with crime, the 41...

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...

While DC Retreats, California And Other States Continue March Towards Drug Policy Reform

Antonio Gonzalez | Posted 07.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Antonio Gonzalez

California and Colorado may breakthrough in 2012 with pragmatic reforms that chip away at the failed "war on drugs" with measures that "de-felonize" simple possession of controlled substances and legalize cannabis consumption.