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Judge Deals Setback to Cherokee Nation Lawsuit Over Opioids

Judge Deals Setback to Cherokee Nation Lawsuit Over Opioids

The tribe said the highly addictive painkillers were saturating its territory and contributing to violence, delinquency and mortality.

Blacks More Likely to Abuse Drugs Due to ‘Character Makeup’ and ‘Genetics,’ Says State Rep. Alford

Blacks More Likely to Abuse Drugs Due to ‘Character Makeup’ and ‘Genetics,’ Says State Rep. Alford

Republican from Kansas cited decades-old racist propaganda to back his claim, then denied he’s a racist.

Group of U.S. Lawmakers Launch new Drive on Sentencing Reform

Group of U.S. Lawmakers Launch new Drive on Sentencing Reform

A new bill would narrow the scope of mandatory minimum drug sentences so they would apply only to violent criminals or serious drug offenders.

More Video Emerges of Baltimore Police Staging Evidence: Prosecutors

More Video Emerges of Baltimore Police Staging Evidence: Prosecutors

So far, 43 active cases have been dismissed and another 22 will proceed as planned, while about 36 closed cases will be reviewed for problems.

NYPD, New York City Police to Wear Body Cameras under Labor Settlement

Video Appears To Show Baltimore Police Planting Drugs: Public Defender

One officer seen in the video has been suspended, while the two other officers have been placed on administrative duty, the Baltimore Police Department said at a news conference on Wednesday.

Thousands of Massachusetts Drug Cases to be Dismissed After Lab Scandal

Thousands of Massachusetts Drug Cases to be Dismissed After Lab Scandal

Close to 20,000 Massachusetts criminal drug cases are set to be dismissed, the largest number in U.S. history due to one person.

Heroin Use, Addiction Up Sharply Among Whites: Study

Heroin Use, Addiction Up Sharply Among Whites: Study

Whites aged 18 to 44 accounted for the biggest rise in heroin addiction, which has been fueled in part by the misuse of opioid prescription drugs.

Christie Pal Governor LePage of Maine Tells Us How He Thinks

"...half the time they impregnate a young, white girl before they leave"; Gov. Christie maintains his “affection” and “respect” for LePage.

Whites are more likely to use drugs, Blacks are more likely to get arrested for drugs.

More Proof War on Drugs Is Race War

A new study shows just how racist the War on Drugs is and what it is doing to the Black community. Here’s a hint: White Americans are more likely to sell drugs, Blacks are more likely to get arrested.

Study: Companies Believe All Black People Do Drugs

New research shows that many companies won’t hire Blacks because they believe they do drugs. But one simple solution is statistically proven to change minds.