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Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Are UK 'Porn Filters' Censoring Critics of the War on Drugs?

Sam Tracy | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
Sam Tracy

Many of the UK's Internet service providers (ISPs) turned on "porn filters" under the guise of protecting the "innocence of children," but as warned by opponents of Internet regulation, the filters are now blocking large amounts of clean content.

Is the National Drinking Age Doing More Harm Than Good?

Sam Tracy | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Sam Tracy

No study has proven a cause-and-effect relationship between the heightened drinking age and reduced drunk driving deaths, and since similar reductions have occurred in other countries with lower minimum ages, the drop in fatalities is probably more due to things like public awareness and lowering the BAC limit than the drinking age.

Holder and Gupta: Too Little, Too Late... But Heck Yeah I'll Take It!

Travis Irvine | Posted 10.19.2013 | Crime
Travis Irvine

Both U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Dr. Sanjay Gupta made headlines last week by officially changing their positions on drugs.

Judiciary Committee Member to Block Leonhart for DEA

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Citing Michelle Leonhart's controversial position on prescription pain-killers for terminal patients suffering intractable pain, the Senate Judiciary Committee blocked her nomination to head the DEA.

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Drug Czar Confronted At Press Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 850,000 people were arrested for marijuana violations in 2009 -- the second biggest haul in American history, according to the annual Unifor...

Ryan Grim

Bolivian President Chews Coca During Speech At UN

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Evo Morales isn't afraid to practice what he preaches. The Bolivian president, an outspoken proponent of coca, the leaf used to make cocaine, brought ...