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America Might Finally Stop Taking Financial Aid Away From Students Caught With Drugs

One of the more life-ruining ways the drug war impacts young people is through a Higher Education Act provision that den...

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“Streets Covered in Zombies”—What’s Behind New York’s K2 Drug Panic?

“You smoke a blunt, get high and still have money left over,” says 28-year-old José Martinez, a homeless man...

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John Kasich Dragging Kids Up on Stage, Demanding They Never Do Drugs

Banking on the well-established fact that young people are more likely to listen to elder Republican statesmen than thei...

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Watch: The Twerking That Mississippi Alcohol Officials Found Too Sexy for Their Town

Thanks to the valiant efforts of Mississippi’s Alcohol Beverage Control agency, the townspeople of Hattiesburg, Mi...

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Watch: Whiskey-Loving 110-Year-Old Woman Drives News Segment Hilariously Awry

Spokane, Washington resident Flossie Dickey turned 110 last week. In honor of this momentous occasion, poor Dickey is fo...

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Watch: Bernie Sanders Calls for Accountability Over Police Killings

In a testament to the lack of accountability for America’s police, law enforcement agencies aren’t even requ...

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Watch: Protestor Confronts Hillary Clinton About Racially Charged “Super Predator” Comments

In 1996, Hillary Clinton deftly propagandized for President Bill’s “tough-on-crime” policies by advanc...

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Watch: Catholic Priest Snorts Cocaine After Two-Day Bender

A Catholic priest unwisely let himself get caught on video snorting a line of cocaine with an aptly penurious £10. Accor...

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Meet the Prosecutor Who Brags About “Proudly Overcrowding Our Prisons”

An Indiana prosecutor is taking exception to the increasingly bipartisan efforts to reform America’s brutal crimin...

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Three Reasons Drug-Testing Welfare Applicants Is Terrible Policy

West Virginia is on its way to becoming the 14th state determined to shame the poor by forcing welfare applicants to tak...

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Q&A: Why Does This Trump-Friendly Primary State Have a Serious Heroin Problem?

One of the most important primary contests taking place Tuesday is in Florida, where recent polling predicts that Donald...

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Obama’s Supreme Court Pick: What Is Merrick Garland Like on Drugs?

In yet another example of the robust state of America’s democracy, Republicans have vowed to block any nominee to ...

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Texas Official Got “Jesus Shot” to “Take Away All Pain for Life”—Courtesy of Taxpayers

An Oklahoma doctor has found the cure for suffering and pain forever by—naturally—distilling Jesus down to injectable fo...

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Drug War at Its Worst: Cop Shot Dead Serving a Syringe Possession Warrant

March 22, 2016 Early Sunday morning, Howard County, Indiana Deputy Carl Koontz and Sgt. Jordan Buckley showed up to a Ru...

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Graphic: Weed Sales Beat Oreos and Pringles—Nine Brands Less Popular Than Pot

The pot trade is booming in states that have legalized marijuana. Despite banks’ reluctance to work with pot vendo...

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Poverty-Stricken State to Spend a Bunch of Money Drug-Testing Its Poorest People

The state of West Virginia has many problems, prominent among them poverty and heroin—the state’s drug overdose ra...

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Surprise! Surveillance Tactic Justified by War on Terror Mostly Used to Bust People for Drugs

The parallels between the War on Terror and the War on Drugs have been well-documented. There’s the logical absurd...

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Guess Which AC/DC Song Scientists Use to Make Cancer Treatment Drugs More Effective?

In “Thunderstruck,” AC/DC singer Brian Johnson wails about rolling through Texas, meeting some ladies, and, ...

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Disabled Shooting Victim Caught With Drug Baggie Gets Longer Sentence Than the People Who Shot Him

April 5th, 2016 In 2010, a Massachusetts man named Imran Laltaprasad was shot multiple times, an incident that cost him ...

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How a Drag Queen Named “Panti Bliss” Fights HIV in an Irish Pub

HIV infection rates in Ireland shot up by 33 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to figures released by the country...

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Virginia Gov. Says Pharmacies Can Make Death Drugs in Secret to Avoid Bringing Back Electric Chair

April 11th, 2016 Faced with the prospect of bringing back the electric chair—ghoulishly dubbed “Old Sparky”—...

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Eleven GOP Governors Bravely Demand the Right to Know What’s in Poor People’s Urine

In a staunch display of the conservative principles of small government and fiscal responsibility, 11 GOP Governors want...

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“You Can’t Recover From Being Dead”—Moms’ Heartbreaking Pleas to End the Drug War That Killed Their Kids

Anne-Marie Cockburn placed her daughter’s white lace-up sneakers on the ground in front of her. Fighting back tear...

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Watch: Alabama Preacher Inadvertently Promotes Cocaine-Fueled Sex

April 25th, 2016 Doing his part to ensure young people have as much cocaine-fueled gay sex as possible, an Alabama preac...

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Republican Lawmaker Who Got Caught Driving Wasted Loves Drug-Testing Poor People

April 27th, 2016 On April 7, Georgia Rep. Tom Taylor was caught careening through a 45-mile-an-hour zone at 72 mph. In t...

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When Someone You Love Dies in Police Custody and They Blame “Excited Delirium”

May 5th, 2016 Julie Cobio Firkins prayed and then walked into a room to watch her 33-year-old husband die. “The vi...

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This 27-Year-Old Is Going to Prison for Life Because His Fiancée OD’d

May 9th, 2016 At every level of the criminal justice system, from patrol cops to judges, there’s an increased push...

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The Six Most Idiotic Things in the DEA’s Traveling Drug Exhibit

May 12th, 2016 The Drug Enforcement Administration Museum—yes, there’s a museum celebrating the proud history of t...

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“Keep Marijuana Illegal Because Trafficking Causes Violence,” Says NYPD Commissioner, Apparently Not High

May 23rd, 2016 NYPD police commissioner William Bratton—whose broken-windows approach to policing culminated in the prou...

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We Spoke With That Utah Mormon Republican Who Wants to Institute Porn Filters

May 26th, 2016 Todd Weiler, a Republican Utah Senator, has embarked on a crusade to save the state’s young people ...

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