Drugs This Week on Drugs
posted by November 16 at 17:45 PMon
B.C. Dud: Dollar’s fall removes incentive for dope smugglers.
Sweet Craving: Sugar more addictive than cocaine.
Smart Shrinking: American Psychiatric Association backs medical marijuana.
Activists Cheering: Judge rules pot charge Unconstitutional—in Canada.
Victory Fleeting: Remember the Drug Czar boasting last week that we’d reduced the cocaine market in the U.S.? The Department of Justice’s 2008 Drug Threat Assessment says that “progress” will blow over.
In many of the cities in which cocaine shortages were reported, DTOs [Drug Trafficking Organizations] will most likely reestablish cocaine distribution at or near 2006 levels in the near term…. Despite the disruptions, wholesale distributors will most likely either reestablish distribution with their original sources of supply in Mexico or establish new sources of supply with other Mexican DTOs. In fact, cocaine availability may already be returning to previous levels in some areas.
He’s Still a Douche: Ron Paul would legalize marijuana by executive order. Of course, he will never do anything by executive order.
No, Mon: Judge rules against religious pot defense.
Hashing Out the Details: When is medical marijuana not actually marijuana?
Crosstown Trafficking: NYPD detective allegedly conspired in cocaine and heroin ring.
Salvia: Smokin’ in Seattle.
Pasco: Manufacturing meth could land Francisco Rubio-Perez in prison for life.