War on Drugs

George Soros: There Needs to Be a New Plan in War on Drugs

January 24, 2013, 3:22 pm

George Soros, one of the richest men in the world, has urged Western governments to end the current model for the decades-long “war on drugs,” echoing recent statements [...]

Legalizing Marijuana in Colorado and Washington Changes Drug War

November 28, 2012, 10:05 pm

The recent passage in Colorado and Washington of propositions declaring marijuana legal for personal use has changed the U.S. War on Drugs.

Movie Review: ‘The House I Live In’

October 31, 2012, 8:26 pm

At once engaging and shocking, the film recognises the seriousness of drug abuse but does not discuss the morality of drug taking.

Massive Marijuana Farm Discovered in Chicago

October 3, 2012, 7:10 pm

A massive marijuana field was discovered in Southside Chicago, with plants described as being as large as trees.

39 Kilos of Heroin Seized in Queens

September 20, 2012, 10:13 pm

The NYPD and the Drug Enforcement Agency discovered 36 kilos, or 86 pounds, of heroin during a court-approved search in Queens.

Gulf Cartel Boss Arrested in Mexico

September 4, 2012, 12:44 am

A boss in the powerful Gulf cartel, who was believed to be in charge of the organization’s drug sales in the state of Nuevo Leon, was captured in northern Mexico, officials [...]

Marines Deployed to Guatemala for Drug Fight

August 30, 2012, 4:42 pm

More U.S. Marines were deployed to Guatemala to fight against cartels operating out of Central America, the military said.

US-Colombia Row Over Flammable Chinese Herbicide

August 27, 2012, 5:54 pm

A Chinese-made herbicide used to kill off illegal crops, including coca, may cause a division between Colombia and U.S. narcotics agents operating inside the country.

Drug Traffic Sting Ensnares 23 on Upper West Side

June 7, 2012, 7:14 pm

In Douglass Houses, a New York City Housing Authority complex on the Upper West Side, law enforcement officials on Thursday arrested 23 people who allegedly sold crack cocaine.

Top Mexican Drug Lord Indicted by US

April 26, 2012, 5:23 pm

U.S. federal officials indicted the head of Mexico’s massive Sinaloa drug cartel and 23 others on charges including murder, money laundering, and racketeering.

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