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Crack, The CIA And Black America’s Drug Crisis
By Charlene Muhammad The film “Kill the Messenger” rekindled interest and outrage over CIA ties to drug trafficking and the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic that devastated neighborhoods, destroyed families and led to the imprisonment of thousands from Black communities across … Continue reading
How the Vitamin Industry Tricks People Into Shelling Out Millions for Bunk Products
By Allegra Kirkland Would you ever pay money for pills containing crushed-up houseplants, powdered rice or fragments of psychiatric medications? If you’re one of the tens of millions of Americans who take dietary supplements, the answer could very well be … Continue reading
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Latin Drug Bosses And Their Growing American Ties
By Larry Kaplow Latin American cartels are fueled by U.S. drug demand so their illegal retail networks often stretch throughout America. And Mexico’s arrest of Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was a reminder that the connections between drug traffickers and the … Continue reading
Why You Should Care About the Drugs Your Doctor Prescribes
By Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein Your doctor hands you a prescription for a blood pressure drug. But is it the right one for you? You’re searching for a new primary care physician or a specialist. Is there a way … Continue reading
Denver Now Has More Marijuana Dispensaries Than It Does Starbucks
The dispensaries pay the applicable taxes into the state’s coffers. Those monies are then used by the state to help balance the budget. Will all dispensaries be profitable? No, they will not. The use of medical marijuana is anecdotal but … Continue reading
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Justice Is Served
Simply marvelous!! A small victory in a long war to reverse the mass incarceration disease permeating the American legal system. Justice Is Served » Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union.
The war on drugs is an unconstitutional war on African-Americans
An excellent commentary by Renay Patterson-Scott on an issue that we need to demand a change in. Race-Talk » Blog Archive » The war on drugs is an unconstitutional war on African-Americans.
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Drug Legalization — a Windfall for State Budgets
This is an interesting topic, will California voters take a morality stance or will they vote legalization? Will this tear at the moral fabric or will adult maturity prevail? The monetary argument for the state is obvious. The outcome of … Continue reading
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Gap In Federal Cocaine Sentences To Narrow
I have always believed this imbalance resulted in a form of discrimination based on economics. If you are poor and without access to adequate legal representation you received a stiffer sentence because you had crack cocaine.If you have money and … Continue reading
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This needs to END.
Jena as well as the entire nation needs to get over the scourge of race. Drug bust or racist revenge? | Race-Talk.
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