Alex is a drug policy writer at Psymposia. He's also a musician based in NYC hoping to change the world through the power of both ledger lines and legislation. You can discover his music at facebook.com/deathisabusiness
Pieces by Alex:
The nation and the world were rocked this weekend by the Women’s March. The day before, cannabis activist group DCMJ distributed thousands of hand-rolled joints—for free.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 10-11, DCMJ plans to send volunteer activists to sit in on Sessions’ confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
"Too many people just see ayahuasca as a sales product and that’s a problem, where it becomes commodified."
Canada has amended its policies on heroin to allow doctors to prescribe the drug to patients suffering severe addiction.
Timothy Tyler, was serving a double-life sentence without the possibility of parole for selling LSD.
The new, improvised plan was to wait in the field until the moment when Hillary arrived, then blow up the joint and march up the hill to meet her in the parking lot — we would have only one chance to try to intercept her.
The joint slowly took shape just as the line in the parking lot started to swell. A message across the joint read, in bold letters, “Hillary, Deschedule Cannabis Now!”
Pacquiao’s drive to reinstate capital punishment for drug crimes is in line with President Duterte: “If you know of any addicts, go ahead and kill them yourself, as getting their parents to do it would be too painful.”