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Stories by Kassandra Frederique
Kassandra Frederique is the New York policy coordinator at the Drug Policy Alliance.
Killing of NYPD Officer Shouldn’t Derail Successful Alternative-to-Incarceration Programs
Posted on: Oct 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Some elected officials and advocates are using the death of Randolph Holder to attack diversion programs. That's wrong-headed.
"The Stoner Super Bowl"—Right Next to the Pot Arrest Capital of the World
Posted on: Jan 31, 2014, Source: Drug Policy Alliance
The irony of the Super Pot Bowl being held in the stadium of the two New York City football teams should not be lost on anyone.
Gripping Video Shows Life-Altering Consequences of Marijuana Possession Arrests in NYC
Posted on: Dec 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet
New Yorkers are all too familiar with stories like this.
What do Rihanna's Pot-Smoking Photos Really Reveal? The Divide Between Mainstream Culture and Drug Law
Posted on: Jan 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Rihanna is another example of how normalized marijuana use has become in mainstream culture, but as common as pot may be, getting arrested for it is no joke.
Reality Check on Bravo Housewives: Marijuana Use Doesn't Discriminate, But Marijuana Enforcement Does
Posted on: Nov 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Getting charged with marijuana possession is a lot more serious than most people think.
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