Daily Archives: June 23, 2010

Programming Note

Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will be on C-Span’s Washington Journal Thursday morning at 7:30 am EST. Director Kerlikowske will discuss the National Drug Control Strategy. Live streaming of the show. Call in … Continue reading

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Outrageous OpEd of the Week

We haven’t had one of these to make fun of for awhile… Here’s Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom writing at Minnesota Public Radio’s website: Marijuana, America’s most dangerous illegal drug Here are some lowlights: Methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin may be … Continue reading

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ONDCP hires anarchist?

Two new officials were confirmed for posts at the ONDCP: David Mineta as Deputy Director of Demand Reduction, and Benjamin Tucker as Deputy Director of State, Local and Tribal Affairs. I was doing a little quick checking into these folks … Continue reading

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NIDA discusses drugged driving

NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) hosted a meeting in March called “Drugged Driving: Future Research Directions” and here is the summary of that meeting. It’s an interesting read, though frustrating since, while supposedly part of the mandate is to … Continue reading

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