War on Drugs

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
On a dismal election night, voters in four lucky states found something progressive to celebrate— recreational marijuana legalization . California , Maine , Massachusetts , and Nevada all voted to make it legal for adults over 21 to smoke weed, a sweeping mandate that many expect will prompt a legislative domino effect throughout the country...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A potential sea change in marijuana legislation is coming, with ballot measures...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Public support for the legalization of recreational marijuana in the U.S. is at...

Further

After five years of Mexico's bloody, ineffective war on drugs, over half the population feel unsafe in their neighborhoods and activist residents are turning to grassroots art projects to fight the violence. Those with "credentials of blood" are publishing Portraits for Peace , making videos to share stories, and, inspired by street artist JR , putting up huge photographic portraits of victims to put people "in the shoes of the other."