Day: August 22, 2013

NORML Joins the #StartARyot Challenge

We’re part of an amazing campaign called the #STARTARYOT Challenge sponsored by RYOT.org, a revolutionary news site that gives every story a related action. RYOT is putting up a grand prize of $75,000 to the charity that raises the most money during a 5-week charity competition and we’re going to be fundraising like mad to win. Plus, any charity that raises at least $1000 this week, will be entered to win an extra $10,000. Amazing, right? We gotta do this. And, as if that weren’t enough, this week, RYOT is […]

It isn’t just in the U.S.

Racial disparity is a fact of drug prohibition.

Release (UK) has released a new report: The Numbers in Black and White: Ethnic Disparities in the Policing and Prosecution of Drug Offenses in England and Wales

Here’s just a taste of their findings:

Every 58 seconds someone is stopped and searched for drugs in England and […]