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Developing: Drug War Victim Trevon Cole

Philip Smith has the story of what appears to be not only a real tragedy, but an outrage.

Cops Kill Father-to-Be in Botched Marijuana Raid

A 21-year-old father-to-be was killed last Friday night by a Las Vegas Police Department narcotics officer serving a search warrant for marijuana. Trevon Cole was shot once in the bathroom […]

Only good ads from now on

The ONDCP has faced criticism for years for its media campaigns, wasting millions of taxpayer dollars on TV and print ads that have been shown to have zero effect (or in some cases, reverse effect) on young peoples’ attitudes about drug use.

Well, that’s all changing now.

“Above the Influence” differs from old anti-drug campaigns […]

How to get rid of 1,800 pounds of marijuana?

The cops in Verona, Virginia have a problem.

It’s been nearly three months since the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office made its biggest marijuana seizure in the department’s history when it grabbed 1,840 pounds of packaged dope hidden inside a truck at American Safety Razor’s industrial division headquarters in Verona.

However, the marijuana, each 23-pound bale […]