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Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Prison Painkiller Bonanza

Posted by on November 22 at 10:53 AM

According to this KIRO TV investigation, Washington State prisons are home to an “out-of-control drug distribution system,” wherein inmates are routinely given serious narcotics for the tiniest of complaints—i.e. morphine for a stubbed toe—with the general sense being that a stoned inmate is a happy inmate. Full story here.

Situational homosexuality and irresponsibly prescribed painkillers? This jail place is starting to sound like heaven. Maybe it’s time for me to do a really lousy job robbing a bank…