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Fair Trade Cocaine

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Violeta Ayala

The drug war brought violence to Latin America, but let me tell you it's also brought opportunity and created a way to escape a system of deeply-ingrained poverty for hundreds of thousands of people.

The Unthinkable Lives of So Many Black Boys: Where Are the Caring Adults?!

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Where are the neighbors? Where are the schools and community organizations? Who reaches out to see what the problem is? Does anyone see this child/youth desperately in need of help and hope? Who listens or offers a helping hand amidst the violence and despair they face daily?

Did A Drug Deal Just Happen On Live TV?

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.15.2014 | Media

Did this really just happen? Despite an increasing number of states voting to decriminalize marijuana, drug deals are still generally frowned upon ...

Debt Collectors, Social Darwinism and William Jennings Bryan

Don McNay | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Don McNay

In the over 90 years since William Jennings Bryan's death, we have seen scores of major atrocities played out with the theory of "survival of the fittest" as a motivating factor. We are also seeing it at every level of business and society.

Why Are We Letting Crooks And Fraudsters Use American Companies To Rip Off Americans?

Charmian Gooch | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Charmian Gooch

We don't need anonymous companies. They are the getaway cars for all sorts of criminals and fraudsters who are hurting U.S. interests -- it's time to take away the keys.

Cops Bust 'Brazen' Meth Taco Ring

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime

And you thought Doritos Locos Tacos were addictive. On Monday, authorities in Colorado announced they'd shut down a meth taco sales operation in th...

My Letter to 25 Local Drug Dealers

Allison Hudson | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Hudson

No matter what you have done in your past. No matter what you have had to endure. No matter what you are currently facing, there is still hope. I promise you that.

Confessions of a Small-Time Heroin Dealer | Posted 07.09.2014 | Crime

Heroin is news right now, and for lots of first-time users -- often switching over from more expensive painkiller habits -- the price is right. Here in federal prison I'm surrounded by some of the casualties of this not-so-new heroin wave, so I thought I'd get one typical perspective.

The Secret Lives Of A Drug-Dealing Mom, Soldier And Law Student

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Selling drugs for a living or for some extra cash may seem like a foreign concept to many people. But as a recent collection of anonymous posts on sec...

Ryan J. Reilly

Federal Prosecutor Tries A Radical Tactic In The Drug War: Not Throwing People In Prison | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles is pursuing a bold new approach to the "war on drugs" in South Carolina. (Photo: North Charleston Police Department/Flickr)...

DA's Program For Young Drug Dealers Succeeds With Minimal Recidivism

Laura Goldman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Laura Goldman

The popularity of the new Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black, and the AMC series "Breaking Bad", has many questioning the wisdom of jailing drug...

The 10 Richest Drug Dealers Ever

Posted 10.17.2012 | Money

Who are the richest drug dealers of all time? Celebrity Net Worth has the answer. On Tuesday, the money-minded blog posted a list of the top 20 mos...

DRUG TEXTS FROM LAST NIGHT: Drug Dealer Texts Cop To Move Methamphetamine

AP | Posted 05.31.2012 | Crime

SANTA MARIA, Calif. -- Police say a drug dealer mistakenly sent messages to a California central coast police officer in an attempt to sell methamphet...

U.S. Taxpayers May Get Cut Of 'Passion Of The Christ' Prequel Via Mexican Drug Case

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

SAN ANTONIO -- The American taxpayer may be getting into the movie business. In a real-life case of drugs and extortion that could itself make a pret...

Judge Was Buying Pills And Having Sex During Court Breaks, Officials Claimed

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 04.04.2012 | Crime

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A Tennessee judge was so addicted to prescription drugs during his final two years on the bench, he was having sex and buying pill...

A Mom's Extreme Proposal For Ten Minutes To Herself

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.23.2012 | Parents
Melissa Sher

There are lots and lots of other moms out there who need a few extra minutes every now and then to go to the bathroom alone. Or shower and shave their legs. Or talk on the phone with a friend without having to yell at anyone to "stop licking the baby!"

Trymaine Lee

Ex-Cocaine Kinigpin 'Freeway' Rick Ross Aims To Make Amends After Prison | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.29.2012 | Black Voices

Nearly every night that "Freeway" Rick Ross spent in prison, the same nightmare filled his head: He and his crew are sitting around a table piled h...

John Rudolf

'Kings of Dust' PCP Ring Busted In Harlem | John Rudolf | Posted 01.19.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- A drug ring in Harlem that specialized in the sale of PCP and used an 8-year-old boy as a lookout has been busted, New York City police an...

Police: Central Pa. Man Tried Sham 'shroom Swindle (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Weird News

EPHRATA, Pa. -- The mushrooms may have lacked the magic he claimed they had, but a man's attempt to sell them landed him behind bars anyway. Jayson H...

Ex-Dolphins Player Among 280 Arrested In Broward Drugs and Prostitution Sweep

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 12.02.2011 | Miami

South Florida has 280 less reasons to worry after a massive multi-agency bust in Broward County. Nearly three hundred street-level drug dealers, prost...

One Of Puerto Rico's Top Drug Dealers Sentenced To Life | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A man once considered Puerto Rico's top drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison. Angel Ayala Vazquez was found g...

Cops: Man Killed Over Pot, Not By Facebook Hitman

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.18.2011 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A man who was shot earlier this week likely was killed for trying to sell bad marijuana, not because his ex-girlfriend tried to h...

Park Slope Adderall Ring Busted

Gothamist | Ben Yakas in News on January 5, 2011 11:50 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Over the holidays, feds busted a Park Slope Adderall-trafficking ring, arresting at least one of the people who allegedly sold thousands of pills onli...

Shop Owner Arrested After Codeine Found In Store's Candy Jar

Chicago Sun-Times | CubeMe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Berwyn man and his employee spent National Bosses Day in court Saturday, after authorities found a revolver and about 1,500 codeine pills on sale fo...

Mexican Drug Cartels Threaten Police In Arizona

ABC News | Ray Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Mexican drug cartel has threatened police officers in Arizona who confiscated a marijuana shipment, prompting the small town department to warn its ...