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Drug War

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Hummmbert

A look at all aspects of the second longest-running war in U.S. history. Only the "War on Poverty" is older. Graphics, resources, links and pictures are highlights for any anti-drug warrior.

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Mondoreb & Ginn

Another front in the Drug War? California's Silicon Valley is a land of first: microchips, vast computer networks, software and--shoot-up rooms. The corporate hub of the area is San Francisco. Safe-injection rooms may be coming there soon.

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DANE SCHILLER & DUDLEY ALTHAUS - Houston Chronicle

Drug-gang violence that plagues Mexico is worsening and could spill over into the United States, according to a new report by a consultant on Gov. Rick Perry's Texas Border Security Council.

News Link • Global Reported By Geoffrey Hayes
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Independent

One of Britains's most senior police officers is to call for all drugs -- including heroin and cocaine -- to be legalised and urges the Government to declare an end to the "failed" war on illegal narcotics. Richard Brunstrom, the Chief

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Bloody Mary Breakfast

There is no war on drugs even though there are armies, weapons, tactics, spies, and collateral damage. There are no definable or achievable objectives, no overwhelming force employed, and no ground gained or lost.

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AP

The Netherlands will ban the sale of hallucinogenic mushrooms, the government announced Friday, rolling back one element of the country's permissive drug policy after a teenager on a school visit jumped to her death after taking the fungus.

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Columbian

AMBOY - An elk hunter who wandered into a large marijuana growing operation near Amboy is fortunate to be alive, officials said Thursday.

News Link • Global Reported By Geoffrey Hayes
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CNN (video)

"I am not in favor of medical marijuana being legal in the country," Romney said as he moved on to greet other people. Holton continued, "Excuse me, will you please answer my question?" "I am not in favor of legalizing medica

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The Agitator

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and federal prosecutors went to "extreme lengths" to protect the informant, adding that a dozen persons might be alive today had those in charge pulled the plug on the investigation.

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Arizona Republic

Maj. George Harris watches from a front-row seat the increasingly sophisticated world of Mexican drug cartels as he skims has National Guard helicopter 200 feet above the southern Arizona desert. Harris commands an aviation unit

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NY Times

Scores of federal immigration agents from around the country, some wearing cowboy hats and brandishing shotguns and automatic weapons, endangered residents and local police officers as they raided homes in Nassau County in a poorly planned antigang o

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NBC10.com(Philadelphia)

A federal judge's decision to slice a few years off a lengthy prison term has brought to the Supreme Court the racially tinged issue of harsh sentences for dealing crack cocaine. Derrick Kimbrough, a black veteran of the 1991 Gulf War, received

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Canadian Press

Health Minister Tony Clement will announce the Conservative government's anti-drug strategy with a stark warning: "The party's over" for illicit drug users. "In the next few days, we're going to be back in the business o

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CBC News

Health Minister Tony Clement will announce the Conservative government's anti-drug strategy this week with a stark warning: "The party's over" for illicit drug users. "In the next few days, we're going to be back in the bu

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McClatchy News

Some news reports have linked the plane to the transport of terrorist suspects to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but those reports cite logs that indicate only that the plane flew twice between Washington, D.C., and Guantanamo Bay

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Washington Post

(Remember, its not about drugs, but the money) The Defense Dept has picked 5 companies, four of them from the Washington area, for a contract to support the Pentagon's counter-narcoterrorism activities. The government may spend as much as $15 bi

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LA Times

Patients using marijuana for ailments ranging from chronic back pain to cancer are allowed by Washington state law to possess a two-month supply of the drug. But medical marijuana doesn't come with a standard dose or a standard method of taking t

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www.govexec.com

Three task orders included in the request for proposals issued last December give some sense of the contract's scope - The first task order requires the contractor to develop and install high-resolution shortwave infrared cameras and all necessar

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Observer

A teenage student has become the latest victim in Dallas to die from a powerful and highly addictive new street drug known as 'cheese'. The rise of the drug, a mixture of black tar heroin and powdered headache tablets, has been described as

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Alternet

Last time we checked in on the bizarro nexus between cannabis and terrorism, it was none other than actor/director Tommy Chong who was feeling the Bush administration's post-9/11 wrath. In fact, the stoner icon, whose fabled act was concurrently

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Reuters

(With a war on drugs and terror, mission accomplished) Opium production has soared to "frightening record levels" in Afghanistan, which now has more land producing drugs than Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru combined, the UN said on Monday.

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