Peter Hartmann, activist leader, at the Rio Baker. Photo: Bridget Besaw/ iLCP

Drug Laws

As a community of travelers worldwide, Matador finds both US drug laws and international drug policies to be an important part of our ongoing conversation.

Of particular interest is the US “war on drugs” and its socio-political repercussions across the Americas.

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Drug Laws Articles
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15 sacred plants from cultures around the world

by Cathy Brown
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How NOT to buy legal weed in Colorado: A first-timer’s guide

by Vanessa Van Doren
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How a civilian militia defeated a Mexican drug cartel

by Emma Thieme

10 portraits of Ciudad Juarez, the recovering ground zero of Mexico’s drug war

by Branden Eastwood

10 facts about America’s War on Drugs that will shock you

by Matt Hershberger
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The 40 most successful stoners of all time

by Alex Scola
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10 reasons North Korea is perfect for American travelers

by Darmon Richter

Learning about the business of bud in America’s highest incorporated town

by Steph Glaser
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On smoking weed in North Korea

by Darmon Richter
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How people in Colorado feel about the “Bud Bowl”

by Steph Glaser

How to enjoy recreational marijuana in Colorado when most places are smoke-free

by Katie Carroll
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Why I’m pro marijuana legalization

by Aaron Hamburger
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Why America needs to follow Uruguay’s lead and end the War on Drugs

by Matt Hershberger

The War on Drugs is a joke. Watch an ex-cop explain why.

by Matt Hershberger
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America’s hypocrisy on drugs marches on: The molly debate

by Jacob Douglas

If only all US cops had this sense of humor about pot

by Alex Scola

America’s hypocrisy on marijuana has never been clearer

by Carlo Alcos
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Guess which country is set to legalize marijuana

by Philip Smith
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