Category Archives: Drug Policy Alliance

DPA Founder, Nadelmann, Visits Atlanta to Discuss Marijuana Legalization

With additional reporting by Cheyenne X, Staff Writer (APN) ATLANTA — Ethan Nadelmann, J.D., Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), spoke in Atlanta at Manuel’s Tavern on Marijuana Reform on Monday, November 11, 2013.  He also spoke at Emory University during his visit to Atlanta.     DPA is the nation’s leading organization working to end […]

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(IPS) Iran Executes Hundreds in “War on Drugs”

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S., Jun 27, 2011 (IPS) – Iran is drawing international criticism for its continued mass executions of people convicted of violating its drug laws. The Islamic Republic’s judiciary reported that 300 people were on death row as of May 30. “For 300 drug-related convicts, including those who […]

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