By making drugs ever more valuable, increasingly punitive prohibition policies have only amplified the motivational feedback loop of the very people lawmakers are trying to stop.
How drug-related suffering can bring black and white families together against a failed punitive model.
Fellow and Director of IPS Drug Policy Project, Sanho Tree will be one of many speakers addressing the hottest topics in policy, harm reduction, leadership, organizing, and advocacy at SSDP2017.
A wall may be a powerful symbol, but it won’t be a useful tool in the war on drugs, Sanho Tree explains in an interview with Vice.
Prohibition breeds heroin substitutes that are often more dangerous and more difficult to stop, Tree tells CCTV.
IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree says strategies to address underlying drivers, including inequality and systemic lack of opportunities in Central America, is key to developing alternatives to the war on drugs.
U.S. drug policy has been an “excerise in futility”
The war on drugs “turns relatively cheap products into something worth more then their weight in gold,” says Sanho Tree on CCTV America.
CCTV interviews Sanho Tree, drug policy expert, on Uruguay’s “historic and counterintuitive” decision to be the first country in the world to legalize the production and sale of marijuana.
Forget the border–what drives migration?
Come to the DC premier screening of this insightful documentary about approaching drug addiction as a public health issues, versus criminalization and creative ways to reduce its harm to communities.
International standards for drug control are increasingly unscientific and deleterious.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina opens a regional debate on the legalization of drugs.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has emerged as the region’s leading advocate for drug policy reform.