Cocaine Abuse


The Long, Slow Push to Prison Sentencing Reform

The long, slow push to prison sentencing reform
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… rates in many urban areas down and the national prison population bursting at the seams, President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder are continuing to modify sentencing laws and reduce jail time for thousands of federal prisoners serving drug … Read more on MSNBC

 

How The Supreme Court Could Give Police Easier Access To Everything In Your
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And with conviction rates as low as 16 percent for some crimes, police have the potential to gather vast swaths of data from mere suspects never convicted of a crime, no matter how minor the offense. Some courts have … In the federal case, an officer … Read more on ThinkProgress

 

'Pot Schools' Crop Up as US States Relax Laws

'Pot schools' crop up as US states relax laws
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“The floodgates may not be fully open, but there is a trickle of water coming through,” said Dennis Donovan, director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington. That northwestern … It is an example of the legal tangle … Read more on Times Higher Education

 

Just say yes? The rise of 'study drugs' in college
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Full-time college students were twice as likely to have used Adderall non-medically as their counterparts who were not full-time students, according to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health report released in 2009. ADHD stimulants “strengthen the … Read more on Trinidad Guardian

 

Dad Who Smuggled Cocaine on Dublin Train Gets Half of 10-Year Sentence

Dad who smuggled cocaine on Dublin train gets half of 10-year sentence
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Counsel for Heaphy Tom Creed SC told the court that in its judgement the appeal court said it was intended that Heaphy would have five years in prison, and thereafter he may come to terms with his problems and find himself in the position to rejoin … Read more on Irish Independent

 

Drugs-for-guns traffic troubles police in Mass., Vt.
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In Holyoke, the first sizable city that Vermonters encounter off I-91 in Massachusetts, Police Chief James Neiswanger acknowledged that an influx of firearms from the north is a major worry for a community struggling to curb gangs, drug use, and … Read more on Boston Globe

 

What Kind of “addiction” Can My Main Character Have?

Question by Amber: What kind of “addiction” can my main character have?
In my book I need the main male character to have some sort of addiction or something to keep the story line interesting. One of the characters already has an alcohol addiction so we can’t use that…I’ve tried to think of other things such as pills or something but I don’t know a whole lot about pill/medication addiction. I’ve even considered bi-polar or depression but I’m just not sure. Any suggestions?? Hit me with anything you have :]

Best answer:

Answer by God the Editing Dog
Porn. <- great addiction.

Answer by ~Chris~
He should totally be addicted to crack.

What do you think? Answer below!

 

 

Medical Marijuana Fights in Florida

Medical Marijuana Fights in Florida
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The substance would then possibly be sold next to addictive substances such as cocaine or heroin. The FSA's statements mirror a … Another study, published by PLOS One, looked at crime and medical marijuana since 1990, when California first allowed … Read more on Guardian Liberty Voice

 

Three things Obama's new clemency initiative doesn't do (ProPublica)
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Cole announced the new standards that will be considered in deciding whether to recommend clemency for certain non-violent drug prisoners. Wednesday's announcement is part of an ongoing effort to trim the nation’s prison population and help … Read more on The Post-Standard (blog)

 

Kate Moss Covers 'British Vogue' for the 35th Time, Models Her New Topshop

Kate Moss Covers 'British Vogue' for the 35th Time, Models Her New Topshop
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Kate Moss is unstoppable. She's still stunning at 40 years old and has lived nine lives in modeling years, from her cocaine-addled younger days to her current incarnation as a stylish mother and designer. Like any fashion royalty, she's been featured … Read more on Bustle

 

Nigella denied US entry over drug use
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The Mail said Lawson was banned from entering the US over her admissions last year that she snorted cocaine several times during her life, and also smoked pot near the end of her troubled marriage to advertising mogul and art dealer Charles Saatchi … Read more on Page Six