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01.19.11 Bucky Turco

While conducting a no-knock search warrant on Todd Blair, a 45-year-old Utah man who was either selling small of drugs or just using them—details are still hazy—a police officer shot and killed him. […]

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07.26.10 Bucky Turco

Now that the pharmaceutical companies have won the War on Drugs and prescription pill abuse has far surpassed the illicit kind, drivers are getting away with murder, literally. […]

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07.22.10 Bucky Turco

While out policing in Liberia, DEA agents seized heaps of cocaine and also snagged themselves a Russian pilot, who they promptly extradited to the U.S. without telling anyone. Understandably, Russia’s Foreign Ministry wants their citizen back and released a sharply-worded statement that called the action “kidnapping” and “outright lawlessness.” |NYT| […]

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03.23.10 Bucky Turco

Like the United States, Canada’s “war on drugs” is a complete failure and according to a new report by the University of B.C. (PDF doc), has done little to eradicate drugs and plenty to increase violent crime. Among the findings: “87 per cent of the studies linked strict drug-law enforcement to increasing levels of drug-market […]

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