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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.

Drug Laws Articles
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Here’s what most people don’t understand about legalizing Cannabis

by Daniel Proctor

8 facts about US drug policy you should know before voting this November

by Amanda Machado

My home state is trying to be the first to formally treat opiate addiction with medical marijuana. Here’s why that’s important

by Emma Thieme

Mexico takes steps to decriminalize up to an ounce of marijuana

by Amanda Machado

Is it time to end Germany’s medieval-era beer-purity laws?

by Patrick Costello

One of the world’s richest men says all drugs should be decriminalized

by Matt Hershberger

This Colorado weed club will give you free pot. This is all they ask for in return

by Cathy Brown

One of the men who started the drug war admitted that it’s intentionally racist

by Matt Hershberger
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This man pledges to mail pot seeds to any Canadian who wants to grow. Here’s why

by Cathy Brown

Oregon legalized pot last month. It’s already making a huge difference.

by Matt Hershberger

This new drug has amazing side effects. Try it before it becomes illegal

by Ailsa Ross

How Zurich solved its heroin crisis and what the US can learn from it

by Stefanie Knoll
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Four American families are fighting back against Mexican drug cartels, and taking down this well-known British establishment in the process.

by Emma Thieme

Here’s how to exercise your rights at any US checkpoint

by Emma Thieme

Two years later, Uruguay still has no legal marijuana for sale

by Will Carless
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Colombia to legalize medical marijuana

by Simeon Tegel
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Meet the Peruvian Rasta behind a landmark case for the right to grow weed

by Simeon Tegel

Did Mexico legalize marijuana yesterday?

by Allison Jackson
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