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Coca, Bolivia, and Law 1008

There’s a fascinating 5-part series of videos on Bolivia and coca at vbs.tv. Definitely worth watching — I learned quite a bit about the coca leaf. I was particularly interested in Law 1008 — a law written by an American in English controlling what Bolivians could do with their coca leaves. A law, like every […]

Ban the little baggie

Chicago

Tiny plastic bags used to sell small quantities of heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana and other drugs would be banned in Chicago, under a crackdown advanced Tuesday by a City Council committee. Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) persuaded the Health Committee to ban possession of “self-sealing plastic bags under two inches in either height or width,”

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