1/3/2015, Prohibition to Blame for UK Ecstasy Deaths


Professor David Nutt, founder of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs, reacted with dismay to the sudden deaths of these young men, and argued on Twitter that introducing drug-testing facilities in Britain could reduce such instances. Such organisations have been established for drug users to send a sample of their illicit purchase so that scientific experts can analyse the quality, investigate the ingredients, and send a report back to the user. This method is successful in allowing individuals to know whether the drug they have bought is safe, and the implementation of such a policy is becoming growingly popular, with drug-testing facilities now established in the Netherlands, as well as Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Austria, and Switzerland…

1/5/2015, America’s Dirtiest Cops: Cash, Cocaine and Corruption on the Texas Border


There were various local dealers they sold to – $15,000 a kilo for coke, $150 a pound for weed, and meth for $1,000 an ounce…

A few months later, the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office received a new grant from Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden: $4.7 million – its biggest ever.