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Records show Oklahoma officials wanted perks for helping Texas in search...

Oklahoma announced that a secret deal to buy drugs to carry out two executions fell through, highlighting a shadowy market for death penalty 'cocktails' and raising questions about capital punishment and public accountability.

Federal Drug Office Gets Spanked In Newest Budget Proposal

Funds used by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to produce national anti-drug ads would be slashed under the most...

Fighting Possession Tickets Bodes Well For Pot Offenders In Denver

In the two years since Denver voters opted to legalize up to an ounce of marijuana in 2005, four highly-publicized possession cases in the...

Colorado Nets $13 Million For Substance-Abuse Treatment

Colorado is getting a leg up when it comes to substance-abuse rehabilitation services. Gov. Bill Ritter recently announced that the state would be accepting over...

It’s Official: Denver Marijuana Initiative Signatures OK’d

A proposal to make marijuana the lowest enforcement priority in Denver has leaped over its first major hurdle. Proponents submitted approximately 10,500 petition signatures in...

Root Cause Of Crime I: Substance Abuse

About 47.2% of people newly sent to prison each year in Colorado have a severe or moderately severe substance abuse problem.  Another 35.1% have...