The Economist: Rough Justice in America
August 2, 2010 - 12:04pm

Too many laws, too many prisoners

Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little

Obama's National Drug Strategy Emphasizes Treatment, Recovery, Repeal of Barriers
May 13, 2010 - 12:58pm

by Nicole Collins Bronzan Communications Director, Legal Action Center

LAC Applauds National Drug Strategy, Urges Allocation of Sufficient Funding for Prevention, Treatment and Recovery and Repeal of Discriminatory Barriers

Rhode Island’s Drive for Sensible Marijuana Laws
April 21, 2010 - 10:54am
 
By: Sen.
Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Unveiled in R.I. Senate
April 8, 2010 - 9:35am

Katherine Gregg, Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The chairman of the special legislative commission that recommended the decriminalization of marijuana in Rhode Island has introduced a bill to make possession of an ounce or less of the drug by an adult a civil offense, punishable by a $150 fine.

OpenDoors to Participate in Good Friday Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness
March 10, 2010 - 5:02pm

Do your part to end hunger and homelessness in Rhode Island.

Over the past 31 years, the Annual Good Friday Walk has raised more than a million dollars in support of organizations that help the hungry and homeless.  The 32nd Annual Good Friday Walk will be held on Friday April 2nd.  OpenDoors will be sponsoring a team of walkers.  Would you be interested in joining us? 

Projo Editorial Board: Decriminalize pot
February 9, 2010 - 11:01am

Tues Feb. 9, 2010

Projo Editorial Board:

Unregulated sober houses are a vital resource
February 8, 2010 - 3:55pm

Projo: Sunday, February 7, 2010

By Tom Mooney Journal Staff Writer


Tami Jarvis, 35, a recovering heroin addict, has lived at Miracle House since October. “I want to get my life back,” she says.

 The Providence Journal / Bob Thayer

Late day sunlight streams into the house that serves as Tami Jarvis’s oasis, when her cell phone starts ringing.

Projo: Measure would ease marijuana penalties
February 4, 2010 - 1:50pm

By Katherine Gregg

Journal State House Bureau

Nick Horton is a member of the Special Senate Commission studying the decriminalization of marijuana.

The Providence Journal / Connie Grosch

Duo Pushes Rhode Island to Decriminalize Pot
February 3, 2010 - 3:04pm

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal.

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