NAACP Joins Coalition to End the War on Drugs – E.D. Kain at Forbes does a nice job on the NAACP story.
Use the Law. The legal system can provide external accountability and motivation. It supersedes (or often supports) a parentâ€™s rules. A slightly blemished legal record is a trivial threat to your childâ€™s future. A legacy of addiction, on the other hand, is a sure-fire failure. […]
In all cases, law enforcement should be viewed as a resource. From intelligence and guidance, to sanction and recovery. Their role is a critical one and may provide your best hope of thoroughly addressing this daunting challenge.
(Yes, I’m aware my headline of this item needs punctuation or re-wording, but I kind of like it this way.)
When it comes to children being raised in homes where their parents produced drugs, medically speaking, in most cases the kids are all right, suggests a Canadian study. […]
Additionally, the study said there were fewer health problems among the children examined than those in the general Canadian population.
“We clearly found ourselves that the kids are doing well,” study author Dr. Gideon Koren told The Canadian Press on Tuesday. “Which brings the question, is it healthy to separate them from parents?”
Bolivian leader Evo Morales says he’s worried that U.S. authorities will plant something on his presidential plane to link him with drug trafficking when he attends Wednesday’s United Nations General Assembly meeting.
Somewhere, a DEA department head is saying “Damn! All right, scrub operation Flying High.”
Obama Says Drug Users Must Be Treated as Criminals – Scott Morgan’s latest piece at Huffington Post.