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Friday, April 11, 2008

This Week on Drugs

posted by on April 11 at 16:54 PM

Move It: Declining dollar shifts cocaine market to Europe.

Push It: McDonald’s free-latte Fridays.

Resist It: National D.A.R.E. day.

Always Worth It: Budweiser’s link to McCain.

“As Many Crack Offenders Are Freed Early, Will Crime Rise?” No.

Of Mice and Monkeys: Drug protects from radiation.

Rats: Marijuana linked to temporary lethargy and wimpy muscles.

Brats: Teen calls cops on mom for growing pot.

Stats: One-in-five scientists using mental performance-enhancing drugs.

In Unrelated News:

Three dead in suburban Vancouver house fire linked to marijuana grow-op

DELTA, B.C. — Police have identified three people killed in a house fire in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and now say a marijuana grow-op on the property didn’t start the blaze.

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At first, the 34-year-old woman said she only smoked marijuana. She declined to let the deputy search her house further without a warrant, then changed her mind.

"What the heck, you don't need a warrant. I'll show you," the deputy quoted the woman as saying.

In her closet, the deputy found 10 small marijuana plants. The woman said she was growing them for personal use. She also told the deputy "it is tough to get her son to respect authority when he knows she breaks the law growing pot," the report said.

Posted by Phil M | April 11, 2008 5:51 PM

We have always been at war with Colombia.

Posted by Will in Seattle | April 11, 2008 5:57 PM

The only thing left to do is drugs.

Posted by Stoner | April 11, 2008 10:33 PM

"One-in-five scientists using mental performance-enhancing drugs."

I guess they don't count caffeine and nicotine in that figure.

Posted by Mike | April 12, 2008 8:41 AM

Really encouraging that Bush's torpedoing of the credibility of the dollar has done much more to stop cross-border drug trafficking than has the stupid fascist War on Drugs.

A fine weekend to all, from Scharbeutz, Scheswig-Holstein.

Posted by Karlheinz Arschbomber | April 12, 2008 12:15 PM

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