war on drugs
During a recent speech given before the Aspen Ideas Festival, former federal judge Nancy Gertner, who brought the hammer down for nearly two decades under the Clinton Administration, criticized the punishments she imposed throughout the years for drug-related offenses.
The pulse of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration continues to weaken at its core, at least with regard to medical marijuana, which has policy experts convinced that Uncle Sam is prepared to end the war on weed.
While President Obama signed legislation this week aimed at halting the National Security Agency's digital snooping, a new report surfaced regarding underhanded surveillance tactics used by the the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Last week, President Obama met with David Simon, creator of the HBO series "The Wire," to discuss the effects of the War on Drugs and how the nation's drug policies have helped oppress the downtrodden of America.
A Florida man was shot and killed earlier last week during a reverse sting operation in which undercover police attempted to sell narcotics to unsuspecting passersby and arrested those who took the bait. A report from the Florida Times-Union indicates that 48-ye...