Cars fitted with the detection system will not start if sweat sensors in the driving wheel detect high levels of alcohol in the driver's bloodstream. Also kick in if the sensors detect abnormal steering, or if a special camera shows the driver
Until federal drug agents arrested him last month, Shon Squier was one of Hayward's most successful and generous young businessmen. But Squier's success as a dynamic medical marijuana entrepreneur was also his downfall. Federal drug agents ra
Soldiers trying to seize control of one Mexico's top drug-producing regions say they found the countryside teeming with a new hybrid marijuana plant that can be cultivated all year and cannot be killed with herbicides.
About 30 police officers, narcotics detectives and five drug-sniffing dogs descended on Bonneville High School on Tuesday in a search for drugs being dealt out of lockers and hallways. The officers walked away empty handed but were happy with their a
A promotional video says Cooper will show viewers how to "conceal their stash," "avoid narcotics profiling" and "fool canines every time."Cooper, made the video in part because he believes the nation's fight against
MADD came under fire last week, after a Toronto newspaper reported only 19 cents of every dollar raised goes to victim services and the fight against drunk driving.
Sgt. Vincenzo Macrino was arrested Friday for allegedly tampering with evidence to frame a suspect during an alcohol bust in August. Macrino was honored in September by Mothers Against Drunk Driving as one of its “top cops” for making drunken-driving
He added that he believed the best way to fight illegal coca plantations was to open new markets so that Peru's land could be used to produce coca for legal purposes.
WASHINGTON: US growers produce nearly $US35 billion worth of marijuana annually, making the illegal drug the country's largest cash crop, bigger than corn and wheat combined, an advocate of medical marijuana use said in a study released today.
For years, activists in the marijuana legalization movement have claimed that cannabis is America's biggest cash crop. Now they're citing government statistics to prove it. The market value of pot produced in the US exceeds $35 billion -- far
Heeding the pleas of teenagers [Oh, please!] to help curb underage drinking, California authorities Wednesday moved to raise taxes on sugary alcohol beverages and remove them from convenience stores. Drinks such as Smirnoff Ice, Mike's
This picture of a cop escorting a little boy to the bathroom was taken in Durham, North Carolina. The policeman was there as part of a task force looking for drugs. When is this stupid war going to end. No word if any drugs were found.
The narcotics officers then hid behind the anonymity courts afford to informants, and fabricated the stuff about the buy. They took a shortcut. When the raid went bad, they chased down an informant they'd used in the past and asked him to lie to
The sports anti-doping program, created to fight performance enhancing drug use in athletics, imposes severe punishments for accidental or technical infractions, relies at times on disputed scientific evidence and resists outside scrutiny,
Two drug abuse prevention groups are calling on the video-sharing website YouTube to remove dozens of videos that show people getting high by "huffing," inhaling chemicals such as air fresheners, computer cleaning sprays and helium.
All charges are being dismissed in a high-profile drug roundup in East Texas after it turned out the key informant in the case made up a bunch of information, authorities said Monday.
The Pentagon, engaged in a difficult fight to defeat a resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan, has resisted entreaties from U.S. anti-narcotics officials to play an aggressive role in the faltering campaign to curb the country's opium trade.
When 12 bodies were found buried in the garden of a Mexican house, it seemed like a case of drug-linked killings. But the trail led to Washington and a cover-up that went right to the top.
An Atlanta narcotics officer tied to last week's deadly drug raid on a elderly woman's home was the subject of a 2002 lawsuit that said he "fabricated" the events that led to his head-on traffic collision with a motorcyclist.
But the worst in his bulky archive of drug-war gore rolled off the presses the day after someone found pieces of what used to be Sauzo's 24-year-old namesake. A hit man had decapitated Sauzo's son, then chopped off his arms and legs.
There's already a problem with judges signing off on warrants without much scrutiny. If warrant approval has been reduced to nothing more than a daily task of logging on, browsing affidavits, and clicking a "signature" box, you can see
The confidential informant on whose word Atlanta police raided the house of an 88-year-old woman is now saying he never purchased drugs from her house and was told by police to lie and say he did.
Drug warriors scored a virtual victory after the 2006 US elections when they hurriedly extended the War on Drugs to a psychoactive substance previously exempt: nepetalactone, the main psychoactive ingredient in catnip.
Afghanistan’s war on drugs has been marred by corruption that has strengthened the grip of an increasingly powerful mafia on the country’s narcotics trade, a report by the World Bank and United Nations said.
A police chief and a councilman were shot and killed in a Mexican border state where drug-fueled violence has increased and a string of law enforcement officers have been killed.
"This horrific incident has all the signs of an egregious violation of Ms. Johnston's civil and human rights at worst and police officers using poor judgment and unnecessary force at best," Hutchins said.
Despite being urged to do so by Afghan and western counter-narcotics chiefs, British troops are wary of joining the offensive against the drugs trade in Afghanistan.
Remembering Milton Friedman's views on the war on drugs. He was an outspoken opponent of prohibition and spoke truth to power about this challenging issue.
A crackdown on illegal use of prescription narcotics like the powerful painkiller OxyContin has caused some addicts to switch to heroin, a Justice Department report said.
Dr. Mollie Fry never thought telling her patients where to get the medicine she recommended for pain, depression and nausea would be a problem. Federal drug agents who raided her home and office thought otherwise, and she was indicted last year on