The “Project Gunrunner” is a growing scandal that could bring down the Obama White House. It is potentially far bigger than Watergate.Read more »
"Punish enemies and reward friends" would be a fitting motto for Christopher Butler, a Concord, CA police officer who commanded the department's anti-drug task force and for Norman Wielsch, a California state narcotics agent. These two members of California's "finest" are accused of opening a brothel and keeping it well-supplied with drugs from the evidence locker, even as they routinely shut down brothels on behalf of the police.Read more »
Illinois state lawmakers are advancing a new proposal that could force people convicted on marijuana and meth charges to pay fines to cover the police's cost to bust them.Read more »
New technology to test sewage to catch out drug users at events and venues to help gain search warrants.Read more »
A few Virginia parents would probably like to know what local school administrators are smoking.
Seventh-grader Adam Grass and three other students at Hickory Middle School in Chesapeake, Va., were suspended last week after being caught with what teachers initially thought was a bag of marijuana but turned out to be a stash of oregano, The Virginian-Pilot reports.Read more »
ATF agents were ordered to stand by and watch as known and suspected drug cartel members bought crates of guns from stores in the US. The guns were then used to kill thousands of people on both sides of the border. Those same stores complained to the ATF that drug members were doing it! What a great way to attempt to get the message across: guns are beeead.Read more »
Just looking over my Continuing Education credits and saw a news story about a British study of MDMA for Post Traumatic Stress Disease. I think that this has been covered on the show, but here's some further reading if anyone is interested in the studies. They are with a small group and the need more studies on more people.
Below is a link to a PDF. I am a pharmacist, so it is written at that level, but take a look and see what you think.Read more »
DEA's drug war gets the US involved in all kinds of corruption and diplomatic shenanigans.Read more »
One more reason to love New Hampshire: DRUGS!
"UNH beat out more than 350 schools to take the top spot, according to Beast reporter Lauren Streib, who compiled the list."Read more »
All illicit substances, including heroin and cocaine, should be legalized, according to a former United Kingdom drugs minister who on Thursday became the most senior politician to push for a dramatic change in the strategy for dealing with drug enforcement in Britain.Read more »
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