Category Archives: Addictions

Curbing antibiotics on farms taking too long

This is good case in point on the cold hearted bottom line taking precedent. Routine use of antibiotics makes some bacteria stronger and resistant to treatment. When those hardier bugs infect a person, antibiotics might no longer work. Last month, … Continue reading

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FDA wants restrictions on hydrocodone painkillers

You have to ask yourself just who makes money off of the most extensively prescribed pain killer in the nation. The when you look at the profit margin from this drug as a class III drug and the easy access … Continue reading

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Police in Florida suburb make millions from drug sting operations, report finds

It amazes me how much these cops were making and it is totally legal. Makes you wonder who is wining the war on drugs. The numbers are amazing. Can not help but think there is a good argument made here … Continue reading

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Inside El Salvador’s secretive prison pits where notorious gangs are crammed together like livestock in cells the size of a shed

The fuel and has ignited the current round of violence is the voracious appetite of the giant to the North for illegal drugs.¬†Yes, there are a ton of cultural, economic, political and religious factors that have laid the ground work … Continue reading

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John Romano: Time to take a hard look at state minimum mandatory sentences, too

Now that the lead has come from the top, everyone has the relative safety to express and support changes to the system. It has been overloaded and the prison and prison related budget lines are out of control. “Our prison … Continue reading

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Is this a nightmare come true

It was almost 40 years ago that I was in Colombia as a Special Forces lieutenant. I was traveling around the country side on a bus with a colonel from the Colombian army. I asked him why the army could … Continue reading

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Texas Slaying First Time in History Wife of U.S. Prosecutor Has Been Targeted

This is the standard MO of the drug cartels throughout Latin America and we have yet to see the leading edge of the world-wind we are about to reap. In Mexico alone there have been over 50,000 men, women and … Continue reading

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