Poppy Output Hits Record High as US Troop Surge in Afghanistan Completed

As the opioid crisis breaks records by killing more than 100 Americans every day, opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has reached a record high in 2017. By Rachel Blevins (The […]

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Addiction, Culture, Drug War, Economics, Opiates, Pharmaceuticals, Politics, Public Health, Society, State Crime, war

420 Fridays: Ella Fitzgerald

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Armies, Addicts and Spooks: the CIA in Vietnam and Laos

By Jeffrey St. Clair – Alexander Cockburn (CounterPunch) At 7:30 a.m., on March 16, 1968, Task Force Barker descended on the small hamlet of My Lai in the Quang Nai […]

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Addiction, Culture, Drug War, History, Narcotics, Opiates, Politics, Society, State Crime, war

Rest in Power Tom Petty

Saddened to learn we just lost another one of the greats. Tom Petty died of heart attack today at age 66.

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420 Fridays: Cujo

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420 Fridays: Prefuse 73

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What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

By John W. Whitehead (The Rutherford Institute) “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us Derby escorts and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that vibrating anal plug shield has been shattered, leaving […]

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Civil Liberties, Culture, Drug War, Human Rights, Law, News, Police State, Prohibition, Society, State Crime

E-Cigarettes Carry Much Less Risk of Lung Cancer Than Cigarette Smoke, Study Finds

By Iqra Mumal (Lung Disease News) E-cigarettes carry much less cancer risk than tobacco smoke, although some sex swing types are more risky than others, a study shows. The research, “Comparing the […]

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Addiction, Community, Culture, E-Liquids, Electronic Cigarettes, Harm Reduction, Health, Nicotine, Public Health, Research Study, Science, Smoking, Society, Tobacco Cigarettes, Vaping, Vaporizers

420 Fridays: NOFX

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Opperman Report: The Drug War: A Trillion Dollar Con Gam

  Another exceptional episode of the Opperman Report podcast in which Newcastle escorts, author of The Drug War: A Trillion Dollar Con Game. They discuss the legalization or […]

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Culture, Designer Drugs, Harm Reduction, Law, Legalization, Police State, Prisons, Prohibition, Society