War On Drugs

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Charles Bowden Dead at 69

Courtesy of the Nation Institute Charles Bowden has died. Charles Bowden died Saturday, August 30, at his home in Las Cruces, New Mexico, according to Tucson Weekly .The author and journalist was born in Tucson, Arizona, and formerly wrote for the Tucson ... [Published Phoenix New Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Randy Alcorn: Ferguson Proves Need to Stop the Spread of Mad-Cop Disease

The recent events in Ferguson, Mo., may have finally awakened the American public to a disturbing development beyond blatant racial profiling by police. The shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a Ferguson police officer that ignited street protests ... [Published Noozhawk.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter to the Editor: Send convicted criminals to Siberia to serve time

I would like to commend the Hickory police officers for a job well done after they arrested my neighbor and his partner in crime July 23 at the Quality Suites motel. This is the same neighbor who was arrested by Lincoln County deputies for drugs.It’s ... [Published Hickory Daily Record - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 3 reports

Uhuru Kenyatta assures on tourism at the coast

By PSCUMore byPresident Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday said Government has put in place security measures to revamp the tourism sector at the coast.President Kenyatta said the heightened war on terror and drug trafficking by the Government will ensure reduced ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Militarization of Police Has Roots in War on

MILITARIZATION OF POLICE HAS ROOTS IN WAR ON DRUGSContrary to what you may have heard, the armored vehicles that appeared on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., during the unrest that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown did not come from the Pent ... [Published Media Awareness Project - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Whitmire fighting a war on drugs

WHITMIRE — Residents voiced their concerns about what some called a war on drugs during a recent Whitmire Town Council meeting, prompting officials to consider restarting a Neighborhood Watch program and adding another police officer.Whitmire native Debbie ... [Published The Union Daily times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

'Incarceration Society'

Dan Little: Incarceration society : It is becoming increasingly clear that the criminal justice system is an important component of the system of race in the United States today. Michelle Alexander's important book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration ... [Published Economist's View - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

The war on drugs, explained in one video — with dragons

Sometimes the best way to explain big policy issues is through metaphors. This short video, from the Global Commission on Drug Policy , walks through many of the criticisms of the war on drugs — with visuals of dragons and medieval warfare:[embedded ... [Published VOX.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

ISIS's War on Drugs: Extremists Torch Marijuana Fields

Beyond videos of executions, the extremist group known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, also apparently posts footage of members burning marijuana plants and smashing liquor bottles — drugs and drinking are banned under its version of Islamic law. ... [Published Herald Sun - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Over 20 companies in bid to supply Uruguay's weed

MONTEVIDEO - A total of 22 companies have submitted bids to supply marijuana under a law making Uruguay the first country to legalise production , sale and distribution of the drug, the government said on Thursday.Eight of them are Uruguayan, 10 foreign ... [Published ENCA - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Rx Safes, Inc. Announces New War On Drugs

HENDERSON, Nev., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rx Safes, Inc., the manufacturer of fingerprint recognition home prescription lockboxes, today announced that it is waging a new war on drugs to reduce prescription drug abuse, backed by a national media ... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Former LAPD Deputy Chief Explains the Militarization of American Policing

LAPD Deputy Chief Stephen Downing (Ret.) writes :   It is sad that it took a police killing andthe excessive deployment of a military presence by local lawenforcement in Ferguson, Missouri to focus national attention upona problem that has been metastasizing ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 28 2014]

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We need to make sure that it is easy for an individual to pick up the phone and say "hey, I have been using this in this way what is going to be the impact for me?"
Earlier this month, speaking to The Sun newspaper, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg made a bold statement on Britain's drug policy: "At the moment, we are doing an utterly senseless thing — chucking the people who need treatment behind bars so they simply become even more vulnerable to the criminal gangs who exploited them in the first place." Meanwhile, his fellow Liberal Democrats have vowed to scrap prison sentences for possession in its 2015 general election platform — a move that drug...
...John Kirby, the Defense Department's press secretary, told reporters last week. "The military is not the only source of tactical gear in this country."
..."I'm not about to argue with those big old guys," Herrick told the Durango Herald, "especially when they've got guns and those big old sledgehammers."

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Randy Alcorn: Ferguson Proves Need to Stop the ... [Published Noozhawk.com - 12 hours ago]
Do Medical Pot Laws Curb Fatal Opiate Overdoses? [Published San Antonio Current - 13 hours ago]
Letter to the Editor: Send convicted criminals ... [Published Hickory Daily Record - 15 hours ago]
Riot Fest, Spoon, The Black Keys are September’... [Published Voices - 18 hours ago]
The Zone: Dealing with the meth explosion [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 19 hours ago]
Nick Clegg almost gets it right on drug policy [Published City A.M. - 21 hours ago]
Is This The Libertarian Moment? [Published PrisonPlanet - 23 hours ago]
Uhuru Kenyatta assures on tourism at the coast [Published Daily Nation - Aug 31 2014]
Do cops really need grenade launchers? [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
PolitiFact: Paul says federal program incentivi... [Published Nashua Telegraph - Aug 31 2014]
Militarization of Police Has Roots in War on [Published Media Awareness Project - Aug 31 2014]
Rural cops in the West get militarized [Published Denver Post - Aug 31 2014]
New Haven legal experts share concern about ine... [Published New Haven Register - Aug 30 2014]
The roots of police militarization [Published Press tv - Aug 30 2014]
Whitmire fighting a war on drugs [Published The Union Daily times - Aug 30 2014]
Nine Coast MPs tell Uhuru they will work with J... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 30 2014]
'Incarceration Society' [Published Economist's View - Aug 30 2014]
Uhuru warns police officers collaborating with ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 30 2014]
The war on drugs, explained in one video — with... [Published VOX.com - Aug 30 2014]
Rockdale Citizen Poll for Aug. 31, 2014 [Published Rockdale Citizen - Aug 30 2014]
The Tele says... This is the reality of drug ab... [Published Evening Telegraph - Aug 30 2014]
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Tonight on The Independents : The War on War [Published REASON Online - Aug 30 2014]
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'Incarceration Society' [Published Economist's View - Aug 30 2014]
Dan Little: Incarceration society : It is becoming increasingly clear that the criminal justice system is an important component of the system of race in the United States today. Michelle Alexander's important book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration ...
Tonight on The Independents: The War on War [Published Hit & Run - Aug 30 2014]
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Race: A Conservative View [Published RedState Blog - Aug 29 2014]
The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, ought to cause us to pause and reflect on the issue of race in America. It seems like after every incident similar to what is happening in that St. Louis suburb, we hear calls from our friends on the Left for ...
ISIS's War on Drugs: Extremists Torch Marijuana... [Published WSJ.com Video - News - Aug 29 2014]
Beyond videos of executions, the extremist group known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, also apparently posts footage of members burning marijuana plants and smashing liquor bottles — drugs and drinking are banned under its version of Islamic law. ...
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