37 People with 50 Cocks Busted in West Texas

Thirty-seven people and one juvenile were arrested for possessing illegal drugs, firearms, cash, stolen property, and 50 cockfighting roosters in west Texas. Of those arrested, some are suspected of being illegal aliens.

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Mexico Supreme Court Decision Paves Way for Marijuana Legalization

On November 4, Mexico’s Supreme Court made a landmark—and highly controversial—decision, declaring that individuals should have the right to grow and distribute marijuana for their personal use. The ruling applies only to a single cannabis club that filed the suit, but may have initiated a domino effect that will pave the way for eventual marijuana legalization.

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Radical New Ireland Drug Laws To Favour Personal Use And Possession

Heroin, cocaine and cannabis possession will be decriminalised in the Republic of Ireland as part of a “radical cultural shift”, the country’s drugs minister has said. Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, the chief of Ireland’s National Drugs Strategy, chose a lecture at the London School

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UK Police Force: Go Ahead And Grow Cannabis

Cannabis users in Durham, northern England, will be free to grow it for their own consumption after the local police force said they will no longer actively target people who take the drug. The Times reports that Ron Hogg, police

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Feds Bust Heroin Ring in Chicago

On Wednesday, federal and local law enforcement officials crushed a huge heroin operation in Chicago, arresting or naming 42 defendants in the roundup. The apparent ringleader of the operation, James Triplett, 33, also known as “Trell,” had the entire city block of 3700 W. Grenshaw under the sway of his dealings, supplying heroin wholesale. He even had “shift workers” working 24/7.

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Op Ed: Heroin Deaths Blind to Socio-Economic Barriers

Today started out like any other Saturday morning, which for me involves checking emails and Facebook. Shortly after starting to scroll through my feed, I saw my friend had shared a heartbreaking story: the strange sentencing dilemma of a heroin dealer who was complicit in the death of her son’s namesake—a teenage boy in upper middle class Middle America.

Horrors of Heroin