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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looks on during the 20th ASEAN China Summit in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Ezra Acayan/AP hide caption

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The Deadly Cost Of Duterte's War On Drugs

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Philippine Sen. Leila de Lima, a former human rights commissioner and one of President Rodrigo Duterte's most vocal opponents, waves to supporters after appearing at a court in suburban Manila on Feb. 24. She was arrested on drug-related charges that she denies. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jailed Philippine Senator: 'I Won't Be Silenced Or Cowed'

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Kurt Britz checks a driver's license at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on Jan. 1, 2014, the first day recreational marijuana sales were legal in Colorado. Possession remains illegal for those under 21 years old, and statistics show a widening racial gap in arrests for those offenses. Theo Stroomer/Getty Images hide caption

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As Adults Legally Smoke Pot In Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested For It

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A Mexican soldier stands guard next to marijuana packages in Tijuana following the discovery of a tunnel under the U.S.-Mexico border in 2010. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Narconomics': How The Drug Cartels Operate Like Wal-Mart And McDonald's

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D. Watkins' work has appeared in The Baltimore Sun and Salon. He will start teaching English at Goucher College in the spring. Aaron Maybin/Hot Books hide caption

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Baltimore Author Discusses 'Living (And Dying) While Black'

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Obama Shortens Prison Terms For 46 Drug Offenders, Vows More Commutations

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Probe Finds $70 Million Money-Laundering Bust Might Have Been Dirty Itself

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Kurt Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, is now the president of the University of Baltimore. Courtesy of the University of Baltimore hide caption

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Former Baltimore Mayor: City Must Confront The 'Rot Beneath The Glitter'

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Two soldiers watch 134 tons of marijuana seized by the Mexican Army burn in the border town of Tijuana, Mexico, in October 2010. Francisco Vega/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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