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Richard Branson: The war on drugs doesn’t work and decriminalisation is the answer

By Ross McGuinness Writer of In Focus features at Metro Wednesday 25 Sep 2013 6:00 am Anyone caught in possession of cannabis in Britain could face a maximum penalty of five years in prison. In Portugal, things are a little different. Possession of small amounts of drugs there remains illegal, but under changes made in […]

Casinos Are Booming Thanks to State Governments’ Need to Exploit Gambling Addicts for Revenue

By Alyssa Figueroa AlterNet May 3, 2013 Growing up, Arelia Taveras’ family often traveled to Atlantic City for a fun time together in the casinos. Gambling was always portrayed as a fine form of entertainment, and so at 21, Taveras didn’t hesitate to make her way down to the Jersey Shore with her family about […]