Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

Russia gives 7 million dollars to UNODC

Russia has been complaining that the U.S. hasn’t been fighting the drug war hard enough. Harm reduction organizations complain that Russia focuses solely on punitive enforcement measures and forcing sudden abstinence, to the detriment of the health and lives of … Continue reading

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Drug Raid Killing on Video

Via Scott Morgan The drug czar has gone to great rhetorical lengths to convince the American people that our drug policy isn’t a war any longer, but you don’t have to look very hard to see the violence that still … Continue reading

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The coca leaf. The US is going to send a message to… that plant.

The coca leaf has been an important part of the culture of Andean indigenous people for thousands of years (at least 5,000 years, in fact). It improves metabolism at high altitude, relieves feelings of hunger and provides energy, and also … Continue reading

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