Stories by Sharda Sekaran

Sharda Sekaran is Managing Director of Communications at Drug Policy Alliance, the nation's leading organization promoting drug policies that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights. subscribe to Sharda Sekaran's feed

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

One baby is in critical care after officers threw a stun grenade into his crib. The other is dead.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Stereotypical 'stoner' images are inaccurate and rediculous.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

People intoxicate themselves, both illegally and legally, at much the same rates across racial lines, but the drug war is full of hypocrisy.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's been a week rich in stories of War on Drugs hypocrisy.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Facing a child treating her severe seizure disorder with medical marijuana, Gupta was forced to see the error of his ways.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In order to address racism, we must confront the drug war.

Posted on: May 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

D.C. Govt. advertisement is just as ridiculous as the 1930s film 'Reefer Madness.'

Posted on: Feb 26, 2002, Source: Drug Policy Alliance

Thousands of African American men are being barred financial aid and the opportunity to complete their education because of a law targeting non-violent drug crimes, enforced mainly in neighborhoods where minorities reside. In a time when both blacks and whites are taking up drugs in equal proportions, why are minorities being told that their education doesn't matter?