Articles from Balzafire

Yesterday, the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) released a report chronicling the political strategies of private prison companies “working to make...
(Reuters) - U.S. border cops in far-west Arizona have seized an off-road go-kart and trailer packed with marijuana, in the latest bizarre attempt...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. troops are increasingly using an easy-to-get herbal mix called "Spice," which mimics a marijuana high and can bring on...
EL PASO - Two former law enforcement officers allege that they cannot get anyone to investigate allegations that the Mexican drug cartels have...
SALT LAKE CITY -A seventeen year old high school student from Logan sprained his ankle playing basketball. What seemed like a common injury turned...
On many mornings, it looks like it’s the hottest business in downtown Duluth. Dozens of customers line up in front of the Last Place on Earth...
Last month, the National Drug Intelligence Center at the U.S. Department of Justice released its “National Drug Threat Assessment” for this year....
StoptheDrugWar.org (DRCNet) is pleased to be a partner in the upcoming 2011 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, this November 2-5 at the...
ST. LOUIS – Police and sheriff's departments in states that produce much of the nation's methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on...
Plenty of parents give their kids chocolate. But this is not your typical chocolate bar. Meiko Hester-Perez is giving her severely autistic...
When states debate medical marijuana laws, one of the issues sure to come up is whether legalizing marijuana for medical uses sends the wrong...
Miami Beach voters might just get a chance this year to decriminalize pot, making it the first city in South Florida to let small-time tokers off...
Johannesburg - A UK man with cocaine stuffed into a bra and pair of panties he was wearing was one of six alleged drug smugglers arrested at OR...
Durham, N.C., U.S. and Melbourne, Australia -- A team of Duke University Medical Center and Australian scientists has found that addictive drugs...
NEW YORK – U.S. law-enforcement agencies are increasingly obtaining warrants to search Facebook, often gaining detailed access to users' accounts...
Legalizing the production and distribution of marijuana in California could cut the price of the drug by as much as 80 percent and increase...
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