Would you send tips about drug dealers in your area if you knew you were guaranteed to be anonymous?
if CP folk were busted for being mobsters running the streets, would it be more newsworthy because many of us are under 30 and the Roaring 20s was a big time for prohibition gangsters? Doubt it.
A cop did a routine check of license plates in Maple Plain and discovered this person had a warrant out for their arrest and proceeded to search the car. And there it was! A cooking meth lab, in the car!
Andrew Sullivan has a posting called "The Cannabis Closet", whereby he encourages potheads to "come out." To coincide with this week's story on medical marijuana (and because posting on April Fool's Day gives us plausible deniability), we're coming out of the cannabis closet ourselves... and encoura ... More >>
As the MN legislators ponder legalizing medical marijuana, U of M data-crunchers uncover more stoner-friendly news: you're significantly less likely to get arrested now for lighting up than you were eight years ago.
In Anoka County juvenile court, meth and red tape are playing hell with the fate of children
The LA Weekly unwinds a weird tale of drug deals, real estate powerbrokers, and the long tentacles of political influence
The acclaimed 'Maria' makes a connection in Minneapolis
Dave Chappelle lights up the Orpheum stage; giggling ensues
Following the white line from Colombia to your corner
How Minnesota cops and the war on drugs made a successful entrepreneur out of a small-time hustler and snitch named Michael Felix
Red Lake tribal leaders fight drugs with banishment
On the ground in one of Minnesota's meth hot spots
What we know--and what we don't--about methamphetamine's history, chemistry, and impact on users
A Minnesota judge is targeted for speaking out against federal drug-sentencing guidelines
Congress thinks the RAVE Act is a natural high for the War on Drugs. But ravers aren't smiling.
Drugs and terrorism: Who's pushing who?
Overwhelmed activists, embattled police, and perplexed politicians brace for a long, hot summer in South Minneapolis
Chisago County says a local rabbi took her campaign to legalize medicinal marijuana one toke over the line
Samir Abumayyaleh says he tried to get Minneapolis cops to crack down on drug dealing around his shop. He never figured they'd target him.
Has Johnny "Walk on Water" Edwards finally met his match?
Gary Webb's new book Dark Alliance exposes the CIA/crack connection--and the media's complicity in killing the story
A jury finds that a gay man's killer may have taken "reasonable" action
Bud Light: Two believers testify in Weed.
In the past year, Hennepin County District Court Judge Kevin Burke has heard a handful of cases concerning khat. "I'd say it's more like alcohol," he hazards. "I'm a little hesitant to say, 'Don't worry about khat.'
Larry Gould was a long-time junkie on the mend in a methadone program until he was lured into a drug sting. Now he's doing five years. But he made a few undercover cops look good in the process, and that was the important thing.
Will anti-drug hysteria give way to the lust of profit?
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