The City of Oakland is attempting to balance out some of the effects of the drug war by requiring equity permits for marijuana-related businesses, but not everyone is on board.
Proponents of the ‘Swedish model’ of sex work, which criminalises the purchase of sexual services but not their sale, are excited to see France picking it up. Proponents of women’s rights should be concerned.
One consequence of covering marijuana now and then and of being pretty outspoken in my support of legalisation is that many people assume I am a smoker. Or that I consume marijuana in some other way, for surely, only stoners deeply care about legalisation or are interested in covering drug issues for the media; why […]
There’s an initiative[1. For readers not familiar with the initiative and referendum system used in California elections, the thumbnail version is that members of the public can draft proposed initiatives and circulate a petition. If they get enough signatures, the initiative ends up on the ballot. This system is lauded by some people as a […]