Drugs This Week on Drugs
posted by October 31 at 18:22 PMon
Death for the Ladies: Virginia Slims unveils feminine “purse pack” cigarettes.
On Friday, the American Legacy Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure called plans by Philip Morris to roll out new pink “Purse Packs” for selected Virginia Slims brands a “serious public health threat” and an “insult” - especially since the news arrived during October when the color pink has come to be associated with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Knives for Potheads: Teen faces seven years for stealing an ounce of medical marijuana at knifepoint.
Bummer for Brewers: Grad student pleas no contest to heroin-possession charges after putting a handful of poppies in home-brew beer.
Prison for Grandfathers: Seventy-one year old sentenced to prison for buying and selling cocaine. His wife got probation.
Take Heart: FDA warns Bayer over claims that aspirin cut with other drugs will reduce heart disease.
Back to Black: Couple admits they sold cocaine to Amy Winehouse.