Fred Morris, a preacher for 61 years, spent 33 of them in Latin America and tells LEAP about his encounter with a CIA agent bringing drugs INTO the United States.
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Right now, street thugs and international cartels have the power.
Does that really make us safer?
Social Objection to Ending Prohibition
“What sense does it make to have prescription Tylenol but legal heroin?!”
Dear Winchester Star,
Imagine you are about to take part in what many consider one of life's greatest miracles.
Imagine you are hungry and eat a bagel. A bagel with poppy seeds on it.
Mike Lozon shared his unwinding of the twisted "facts" from Drug Warriors and prohibitionists — which he used to be — to realize that prohibition is failed. Mr.
Thanks to Prohibition, the Black Market, and Exhorbitant Prices, Dealers in Ireland Push Heroin on 10-Year-Olds
Yes, thanks to the fact that drug prices are sky high and entirely in the hands of the black market, dealers who do not card for age are spreading their drugs on children in Ireland.
AP IMPACT: Deadly, ultra-pure heroin arrives in US
According to Glenn Greenway, reporting for the Drug Truth Network, “Afghan heroin output has increased a staggering 5,000% since the U.S. invasion 7 years ago.”
Paula Newton reports on a test program in Britain for treating heroin addicts.
Over at the Windsor Star, a Canadian newspaper, James C. Morton a lawyer, takes a look at the prison system as it is now, and provides a bit of history about prisons and how societies have viewed prisons over time.
Here are some select quotes
Using them [prisons] to reduce drug crimes seems especially wrong-headed. Prisoners often become addicted to narcotics while in prison. That sounds preposterous, but it's true. The place we send society's most dangerous elements for rehabilitation is full of illegal drugs.
Pregnant Briton denied lawyer visit in Laos, rights group says
A young woman named Samantha Orobator has been arrested in Laos and charged with carrying about 1 pound (1/2 kilogram) of heroin.
Sorry to say but the justice system there seems seriously out of whack. It seems the Laotian government wants her to be shot dead, executed. My guess is they are gunning for a public execution as well. (However there is confusion over if, when, and how she is pregnant, which could forestall execution.)