Hotseat: Doug Fine

The author documents a strange truce in America’s war on drugs.

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Doug Fine is known for his work as a sustainability reporter. He prefers to be called a “comedic investigative journalist.” He’s written about his “Hypocrisy Reduction Project”—moving hi   More
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 KATIE GILBERT

Global Panel Declares the War on Drugs a Failure


Following up on this week's story about law enforcement concerns over Oregon medical marijuana clubs, we note this breaking news: A high-level panel today issued a report calling the US-led war on drugs a total failure.The Global Commission on Drug Policy says the war on drugs has fueled organized crime, cost billions of dollars and had "devastating consequences for individuals and societies around ...   More
Thursday, June 2, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

What Obama's Drug Czar Said In Portland About Legalizing Pot

Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Policy, is in Oregon this week visiting drug treatment centers as part of President Obama's upcoming National Drug Control Strategy. Speaking this morning at Oregon Partnership, a nonprofit with services that include drug prevention programs and a crisis line for suicide intervention, Kerlikowske praised his host's outreach to veterans with substance abuse ...   More
Thursday, January 14, 2010 Ari Phillips


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