Stories by David Borden

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Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: Drug War Chronicle

King County Sheriff John Urquhart thinks Oregon should vote Yes on 91.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2013, Source: Drug War Chronicle

It's still a fairly bold prediction, considering lawmakers' track record on the issue.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2012, Source: Stop The Drug War

After Washington and Colorado, will these seven states will be next to legalize marijuana?

Posted on: Nov 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet

But win or lose this time, a page in history has turned -- drug policy reform is an issue who time has come, and time is on our side.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: Drug War Chronicle

Will Bolivia's increased drug control achievements actually reduce the global supply of cocaine?

Posted on: Jun 29, 2008, Source: Drug War Chronicle

The day we legalize drugs is the day we can begin to clean up the mess that the drug prohibition experiment has created.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

How does the federal government reconcile its propaganda on the dangers of pot with the huge number of people who rely on marijuana's medicinal powers? Pretend they don't exist.

Posted on: May 2, 2005, Source: DRCNet

The criminalization of responsible drug users is only one of the many pointless aspects of drug prohibition.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2005, Source: DRCNet

The Hurwitz case was high profile; but such violations of decency occur all the time, in the countless more ordinary cases being thrust through the system every day.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2005, Source: DRCNet

'Given the multiple, fundamental errors made by jurors, I believe your legal and moral obligation is to reverse the convictions and release Dr. Hurwitz immediately.'

Posted on: Mar 18, 2005, Source: DRCNet

If there were any teenagers in America who didn't know that steroids can enhance athleticism, they almost certainly know it now.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2005, Source: DRCNet

If marijuana use in the distant past is not relevant to judging President Bush, his hypocrisy on the drug issue is very relevant.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2005, Source: DRCNet

Heroin maintenance is a radical step forward, in political terms. But if it's carried out in a sound fashion, we know it works.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2004, Source: DRCNet

William Hurwitz is an innocent doctor whose only crime is that he would not torture his patients by denying them the medicine they needed.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2004, Source: DRCNet

A new report outlines a model for a post-prohibition, regulatory system of drug control.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2004, Source: DRCNet

The attitude that led a judge to send a helpless, wheelchair-bound young man, who had hurt no one, to jail, is a barbaric one that our society desperately needs to leave behind.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Biotech corporations are formulating the drug to end all drugs – a vaccine against the 'disease' of drug-induced euphoria.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The House rejects an amendment that would have forbidden the DOJ from using its resources to undermine state medical marijuana laws.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Most law enforcement leaders support the drug war while the public overwhelmingly rejects it.

Posted on: May 18, 2004, Source: AlterNet

There are innumerable ways the drug laws serve to adversely affect our nation's youth, not to mention the rest of us.