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Entries by Maia Szalavitz from 12/2006

Addicts Fight AIDS: China, Iran Beat NJ and US Feds at Moral AIDS Policy

| Posted 12.01.2006 | Politics
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Despite the fact that clean needle programs are one of the best-supported practices in public health, the U.S. continues to oppose them.

Cruel and Unusual: 25 Years for Taking Own Pain Meds

| Posted 12.07.2006 | Politics
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In a mind-boggling act of sadistic legal legal buck-passing, a Florida court upheld a 25 year sentence for a man convicted of "drug trafficking" for possessing his own pain medication.

Barack Obama's Meth Menace

| Posted 12.19.2006 | Politics
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Unfortunately, in terms of drug policy, despite Obama's candid and refreshing discussion of his own use, he apparently remains part of our on-going national nightmare.

Penis Pump Case Goes Limp, But Serious Issues Remain

| Posted 12.29.2006 | Politics
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Richard Bradbury won a rare victory yesterday--forcing the former chair of finances for the Republican Party and current head of the Scooter Libby defense fund to drop most of a lawsuit he'd filed against Bradbury.