Kraig has received all the necessary permits to open except one – the liquor license from the Alabama Beverage Commission. Kraig applied for this license, included floor plan for home brewing supplies. Home brewing is illegal in Alabama, but
Several teenagers’ deaths have law enforcement officials concerned about the next in a long line of illegal synthetic drugs: 2C-I, also known as "Smiles."
Catching up with Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson, who's made marijuana legalization a centerpiece of his 2012 presidential campaign
Courtesy the Online Criminal Justice Degree Project
Reading an article here on the DP about real estate by Catherine Austin Fitts, I found a link in the comments section at the site of the original article which lead me to this article on illicit drug money.
The government says the measure is necessary to combat rising drug-related crime, decrease health risks for users, and counter ineffective US policies on drugs. But within Uruguay, interest groups have labeled the legislation totalitarian...
Full report online for Operation Fast & Furious. Now a subject of Congressional InvestigationEntered By: Leon Felkins
A family is still trying to figure out what happened after a package was delivered on Friday and 10 minutes later drug raiders broke in the door.
A major victory is scored for jury nullification with the acquittal of felony marijuana charges – and it’s all thanks to a “straight-laced little old lady” juror and participant of the Free State Project.
A major victory is scored for jury nullification with the acquittal of felony marijuana charges – and it’s all thanks to a “straight-laced little old lady” juror and participant of the Free State Project
The lab officials failed to detect obvious signs of problems with a chemist’s work involving drug samples from criminal cases. They compounded that by making the “poor decision” to wait 6 months to alert the state’s public health commissioner
Amsterdam’s pot smokers cast a keen, if somewhat hazy eye on Wednesday’s election, hoping for a government that will reverse plans to register them in a database and ban sales to foreigners.
In practice, expanding BATFE authority to seize and administratively forfeit for controlled substance offenses is granting BATFE authority to use fill-in-the-blank catch-alls for seizures and forfeitures.
Not charged with a crime, never prosecuted (maybe), but all your guns will be taken, because the Department of Justice has said its OK for ATF to do so,...mere suspicion of drug abuse is all that is required. (And defines "suspicion" anyway?)
Peru, one of Latin America’s fast-growing economies and a hub of the global cocaine trade, has emerged as a producer of counterfeit US dollars being used both abroad and at home.
Are you so confused by Arizona’s Medical Marijuana law that is makes your head spin? The disparity between State and Federal law is enough to make anyone pause. And what you don’t know can easily spell trouble.
While most conservatives were opposed to the Wall Street bank bailouts under Bush and Obama, they haven’t a clue that protection of the CFR oligarchs' bankocracy has always been paramount. It has its deepest roots in the origins the CIA:
2 people were killed during a counter-narcotics operation by an elite police in a Brazilian slum, angering residents who blocked a main road into the city. The mayor’s central operations office in Rio de Janeiro reported that Brasil Avenue, which run
The violence in the Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon began Tuesday morning and continued into Wednesday.
Mexican officials said Wednesday that two Americans wounded in a shooting attack by federal police on a U.S. Embassy vehicle are employees of the Central Intelligence Agency, and acknowledged they have returned to the United States.
The war on drugs just got a whole lot more warlike. Two hundred U.S. Marines have entered Guatemala, on a mission to chase local operatives of the murderous Zeta drug cartel.
The U.S. Prison population has skyrocketed since 1980, and many of the prisoners are serving time for drug offenses.
Marijuana is the world’s most widely used illicit drug. But smoke too many joints too soon, and you might lose IQ points: A new study suggests extensive marijuana use starting as a teenager could lead to cognitive decline.
Alternet.org has a very thoughtful article by three members of the New York City Bar Association’s Drugs and the Law Committee on the way international treaties impact efforts to legalize marijuana in the U.S.
President Obama signed legislation that bans bath salts with the support of most Republicans in Congress. The new law also bans synthetic marijuana. Possession or sale of bath salts or synthetic marijuana is punishable up to 20 years in prison.
Some of the most prominent officials to level charges of CIA drug trafficking include the former head of the DEA, Robert Bonner. who accused the CIA of unlawfully importing a ton of cocaine into the US in collaboration with the Venezuelan government.
Two U.S. government employees were wounded in a hail of gunfire south of Mexico City on Friday in what law enforcement officials described as a wild shooting spree that involved Mexican federal police.
Denver has prohibited medical marijuana dispensaries from advertising their wares on billboards, bus-stop benches, handbills and other outdoor signs, just 2 1/2 months before Colorado votes on legalizing the drug for recreational use.
The most commonly used drug testing methods for detecting marijuana exposure are unreliable when used on infant babies and “should not be reported.” Even the more targeted THC assay show a “significantly higher” false-positive results
Others say the measure doesn't go far enough because it wouldn't allow people to grow their own pot for recreational use, although medical patients still could; it doesn't contemplate the industrial growing of hemp; and it would not allow recreationa