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U.S. Drug Crisis and Police-Community Unity.

U.S. Drug Crisis and Police-Community Unity.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. America’s drug pandemic demands a collaboration of our…

Uruguay´s lower House of Representatives approved to legalize marijuana.

Uruguay´s lower House of Representatives approved to legalize marijuana.

Uruguay’s lower house late Wednesday night approved a sweeping bill to legalize marijuana, opening the way for the authorities to create one of Latin America’s most ambitious nationwide endeavors in…

Brazil: lower spending on public safety.

Brazil: lower spending on public safety.

Recent surveys reflect public safety has not been the priority of the current Brazilian government. The surveys are talkinf about little investment public safety, high rates of crime and homicide,…

Brazilian prosecutor doubles down on Chevron

Brazilian prosecutor doubles down on Chevron

A crusading federal prosecutor in Brazil this week opened his second 20 billion real ($10.9 billion) lawsuit against U.S. oil company Chevron and driller Transocean, doubling the charges against both companies while drawing criticism from other…

23 Reasons why not decriminalize drugs use.

23 Reasons why not decriminalize drugs use.

The following is stated in the investigation made by the Norwegian Narcotics Governmental Committee  which members, more than 100 consultative bodies, has made a public statement in late February. The…

Argentina´s “skirmish on drugs” : most arrested are poor women and foreigners.

Argentina´s “skirmish on drugs” : most arrested are poor women and foreigners.

In Argentina, most people arrested for drug offenses are women or foreigners, according to study made by the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and ngo Intercambios. “Imprisoned for drug offenses…

Rehab in Mexico: Killed to minimize the risk

Rehab in Mexico: Killed to minimize the risk

Cartel gangsters frequently target private and unlicensed rehabilitation centers in Mexico, due to the following factors: a) these clinics are more likely to take in active gang members seeking to…

Mexico: in last six years the consumption of cocaine has doubled.

Mexico: in last six years the consumption of cocaine has doubled.

During a military ceremony in Mexico, the Minister of Health Jose Angel Cordova, told reporters that the administration has invested 2 billion dollars in the fight against illegal drugs addictions.…

Growing Demand: U.S. increased illicit drug use to 8.7% in 2009, more ecstasy, marijuana and methamphetamines.

Growing Demand: U.S. increased illicit drug use to 8.7% in 2009, more ecstasy, marijuana and methamphetamines.

A new government report blames increased marijuana use for an uptick in the overall use of illicit drugs among Americans. The annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows…

Ottawa: A continuous battle against drugs, specially crack cocaine.

Ottawa: A continuous battle against drugs, specially crack cocaine.

Ottawa has a problem with crack cocaine. Its tentacles are everywhere. In the ByWard Market, obviously, but also in the middle-class enclaves of Orléans and Barrhaven and Kanata. Police officers,…

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