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Reducing drug possession penalties may have impact on health inequalities

(Reuters Health) - Changing the criminal penalties for drug possession could reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system and indirectly reduce health disparities as well, resea... read more

Decriminalizing Drugs: When Treatment Replaces Prison

On July 1, 2001, Portugal reversed course, decriminalizing possession of less than 10 days’ supply of any drug. That’s not legalization. But the penalties ... s health, housing and employment programs ... read more

Election 2018: Health Care Is Huge Issue In Midwest

The ballot initiative would reduce drug possession ... As Kaiser Health News reports, some Republican candidates are telling seniors their Medicare coverage may be in danger, due to Democrat ... read more

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Teen Drug Use: Marijuana Up, Cigarettes and Alcohol Down

The latest update to the annual Monitoring the Future survey of drug use in American youth bears mainly good news, at least if your interest is in reducing drug-related ... given our concerns that dec... read more


New Poll Shows Most Kansans Support Reducing Drug Sentences

"That these sorts of common sense reforms that will make a big impact ... reduce the penalties for marijuana possession in the last session and says he would support easing penalties even more for suc... read more

12 States Will Vote On Health Care Ballot Measures Tuesday

Law360 (November 2, 2018, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Voters in a dozen states on Tuesday will decide ballot measures related to health ... of Columbia have already legalized recreational weed, and other states h... read more

Colombia High Court Okays Drug Decriminalization

Under the law, people caught with less than 22 grams of marijuana or one gram of cocaine for personal use may ... drug possession appears to have little impact on levels of illicit drug use," Nadelman... read more

What happens if marijuana is legalized in New Jersey?

In accordance with state law, the University “prohibits the illegal possession, use, sale, or manufacture of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia … [V]iolators may be subject to mandatory pena... read more

Supervised drug injection sites cut down on overdoses, infections, and opioid-related costs

According to Vancouver Coastal Health ... that drug criminalization has a negative effect on HIV prevention and treatment among people who inject drugs. The researchers found that stiff penalties for ... read more

Former World Leaders Call For Legal, Regulated Drugs

Removing criminal penalties for drug possession and use, known as decriminalization, is an “absolute prerequisite for any health ... it may mean prescriptions at registered clinics for particular addi... read more

Reducing drug possession penalties may have impact on health inequalities

(Reuters Health) - Changing the criminal penalties for drug possession could reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system and indirectly reduce health disparities as well, resea... read more



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