Mexico Wants to Decriminalize All Drugs and Get the US to Do the Same

Mexico Wants to Decriminalize All Drugs and Get the US to Do the Same By Elias Marat In a bold move, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador—commonly referred to by his initials AMLO—has issued a proposal that would see nearly all drugs decriminalized in the country and calls for negotiating with the United States to take similar steps. The move would be a drastic turnaround for a country that has been plunged into violence, corruption, and organized crime thanks to the war on drugs and raging battles between cartels vying…

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Philadelphia District Attorney Wants to Stop Prosecuting People for Drugs

Philadelphia District Attorney Wants to Stop Prosecuting People for Drugs By John Vibes Philadelphia has one of the worst heroin problems in the country, and the city’s District Attorney recently went public with a radical and controversial solution. During an interview with Axios on HBO, which airs next month, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said he wants to start sending addicts to treatment instead of to prison. Possession is different than dealing, it’s different than carrying a bunch of drugs you intend to sell or deliver later, it’s just possession.…

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Burning Man Threatening to Sue Feds for Turning Festival into Unconstitutional Police State

Burning Man Threatening to Sue Feds for Turning Festival into Unconstitutional Police State By John Vibes As The Free Thought Project reported earlier this week, police from various agencies were more aggressive than ever with searches of Burning Man attendees who were on their way to the festival this year. Police in the region told reporters that they have orders from the federal government to target cars that are on their way to Burning Man and search them for drugs. Organizers of the festival have responded to these reports with…

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To Stop the Cartels, Mexico Strongly Considering the Legalization of ALL Drugs

To Stop the Cartels, Mexico Strongly Considering the Legalization of ALL Drugs By John Vibes This week, Olga Sanchez Cordero, the future interior minister of incoming Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, announced that the government is strongly considering the decriminalization of all drugs. Sanchez Cordero said at a seminar that she has full permission from the incoming administration to do whatever it takes to stop the cartel violence in the country, and ending the drug war is at the top of the list. “On the subject of decriminalizing drugs,…

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