Stories tagged: Drug War
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Trump unlikely to rebuke Duterte for drug war killings
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sanctioned a bloody drug war that features extrajudicial killing. He called Barack Obama a “son of a whore.” This week, he boasted that he murdered …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
When Trump meets the Philippines’ Duterte, ‘drug war’ killings will be the elephant in the room. Trump will probably ignore it
Human rights groups, the U.S. Congress, the European Union and the United Nations have all condemned Duterte’s “war on drugs.” Yet when President Donald Trump meets Duterte in Manila, it …
Wed., Sept. 16, 2015
Enforcement savings byproduct of legal pot in Washington
Boy did a lot of people suddenly start smoking marijuana. Washingtonians and visitors have spent almost a quarter-billion dollars on retail weed since legalization. It’s a lot of money. Enough …
Fri., April 4, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
Legal pot in Colorado hasn’t stopped black market
A 25-year-old is shot dead trying to sell marijuana the old-fashioned, illegal way. Two men from Texas set up a warehouse to grow more than they would ever need. And …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2011, 7:09 p.m.
Gunmen dump 35 bodies on busy avenue in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Masked gunmen blocked traffic on a busy avenue in a Gulf of Mexico coastal city Tuesday and dumped the bodies of 35 slaying victims as horrified …
Wed., July 13, 2011
‘Exile Nation’ challenges drug policies
Charles Shaw considers himself a former POW of the drug war, a felon turned filmmaker who wants to expose the injustice of the mass incarceration of drug offenders, which he …