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Drug Control

Saki Knafo

White House Admits Prison Won't Solve The Drug Problem, But Drug War Grinds On

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration's drug czar admitted Wednesday that locking people up won't keep them from using drugs, but he stopped short of renouncing pu...

Is the INCB Dangerous to Your Health? 5 Ways the UN's Drug Watchdog Fails on Health and Human Rights

Daniel Wolfe | Posted 05.05.2013 | World
Daniel Wolfe

The International Narcotics Control Board describes itself as a "quasi-judicial" group of experts charged with monitoring compliance with international drug control treaties, but the report's drug war bias and egregious omissions makes us wonder who is judging the judges.

Response to 2011 National Drug Control Strategy

Deni Carise | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Deni Carise

Having finally officially ended our own "War on Drugs," can we also end the war on substance abusers by removing the barriers that prevent far too many from receiving the care they need?

Why Government Dictating What People Put In Their Bodies Violates Personal Liberty

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

If people can't regulate their chemical intake for themselves, what hope is there for them in the modern universe?

Chronic Pain and Torture

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

Treating severe pain is also almost entirely in the hands of governments. Political commitment is needed to overcome the regulatory barriers and lack of training of health providers worldwide.