Covington County, Alabama District Attorney, Greg L. Gambrill, has taken the initiative of prosecuting mothers who show traces of illegal drugs in their systems before or after the time of birth.
Ald. Freddrenna Lyle said Thursday she joined her colleague, Ald. Helen Shiller, in sandbagging the plastic bag ban at this week's City Council meeting because it would "criminalize legal conduct."
Jack Killorin said his agents are rolling up drug-trafficking organizations. He credits last year's spike in area burglaries, robberies and car thefts in part to criminals forced to pay more for their illicit drugs.
All the Border Patrol checkpoints, not just the ones near Yuma, take advantage of special powers that experts say contradict normal constitutional search-and-seizure rules.
A legislative bill that would make Salvia divinorum an illegal drug in Nebraska has little chance of passage during the last six weeks of the legislative session. Lincoln Police on Monday made a Salvia bust anyway.
Legislators, so-called, are concerned that the inexpensive and easy-to-obtain plant could become the next marijuana. Eight states have already placed restrictions on salvia, and 16 others are considering a ban or have previously.
Despite Denver voters electing to decriminalize certain amounts of the posession of Marijuana in 2005, the amount of arrests for pot-related offenses in the city have increased dramatically since the law passed.
Ald. Robert Fioretti persuaded the Health Committee to ban possession of "self-sealing plastic bags under two inches in either height or width," after picking up 15 bags on a recent stroll through a park. [$1,500 fine!]
The United States wants to extradite Marc Emery -- who founded a political party and campaigned across Canada to legalize pot -- on charges he illegally sold marijuana seeds from his Vancouver store to American buyers.
The United Nations condemned what it saw as lax enforcement of Britain's drug laws due to the increased availability of cocaine. U.K. police are increasingly turning a blind eye to celebrity cocaine consumption.
Legalizing marijuana would cut Mexican drug cartel revenues by 61%. Legalizing all drugs would cut their revenues by an astounding 100%!
Series of ads by the Arizona Meth Project is targeted at teen meth use and uses graphic pictures.
President Bush is asking Congress to work with his administration to end illegal sales of highly addictive prescription drugs on the Internet to stem a rising number of people dying of overdoses.
Drugs anchor into every corner of America. Millions use illegal drugs--from doctors to bellhops to baseball players. Over 30 million Americans sport criminal records because of drug use. It's time to legalize drugs! Expect personal responsibil
Corrupt cops, This Week in Drug History, executions, reforms, victims of the Drug War, News and more.
Documenting the "drug war" from the perspective of drug warriors and drug dealers. A lot of time with an ex-DEA agent nicknamed Dime Bag Joe.
The first video in the Short Cuts Documentary Series that ask the question: why is marijuana illegal? [Google "Drug WarRant" and read the answer in the top left corner of Pete Guither's blog]
VIENNA, Austria - Marijuana vending machines in Los Angeles violate international treaties and should be shut down, the U.N.-affiliated drug control board said Friday.
During this checkpoint stop, a Homeland Security K-9 handler ran his specially trained drug sniffing dog 360 degrees around my vehicle at the same time the stopping agent demanded I roll down my window and state my citizenship.
A serious effort to stamp out illegal immigration in this country would face much the same problems—and, for the power-hungry, offer the same opportunities, as the war on (some) drugs has provided....
Are people really afraid of legalizing marijuana? I cannot understand why it is such a crazy idea to let people consume cannabis. People can get drunk all they want, and humanity keeps moving right along. Of course, there was a time when the country
The Mexican government supports the "War on Drugs" while MS-13 supports it and a host of others making billions of dollars on our outdated, insane and useless policy. It's time to make all drugs legal and regulated!
Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel told high school students on Sunday that marijuana is safer than alcohol. Speaking to students at Phillips Exeter Academy, he said he believes people should be able to buy marijuana in package stores.
The acting Killian police chief allegedly traded firearms for narcotic pain pills with undercover agents to help his wife, according to an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Baton Rouge on Thursday.
Biologist Karen Krebbs used to study bats in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the Arizona-Mexico border. Then, she got tired of dodging drug smugglers all night.
A new code of behavior has the Amsterdam police up in arms. It wants them to quit smoking pot in their free time. The police are going to court to try and stop it.
On January 21, 2008, an extradition hearing will begin in Vancouver for Marc Emery, Canada’s pre-eminent activist for the legalization of marijuana. Marc has been charged in the U.S. with conspiring to manufacture and distribute marijuana, and conspi
The new law, which went into effect Sept. 1, is being used only in Travis County. Other Texas prosecuters never set up a system to process the misdemeanor citations and, they say, they have no plans to do so.
Perhaps the reason why the CIA’s well-documented role in the global drug trade is never really acknowledged is because it never really ended.
There I stood at the pharmacy counter, with a head cold, sniffing away, and begging for some product that contains pseudoephedrine, which works like a magic nose unclogger. The stuff you can get off the shelf now contains the similar-sounding drug ca