Leukemia patient receives “not guilty” following confiscation of his marijuana garden

He was just trying to seek relief from his ongoing battle with leukemia, with a prescribed personal garden of marijuana at his home. But fourteen months ago police stormed his home, confiscating his medical marijuana garden and put him behind bars.  But Bob Crouse can finally put the memory behind him now that an El […]

Drug raid conducted in wrong home

They say mistakes happen, but when they happen during a police investigation, they can completely transform someone’s life Earlier this month, in Rochester NY, an innocent, elderly woman Nancy Dominicos said she was texting on her phone at her phone when she heard banging and yelling, and federal agents stormed into her home to conduct […]

U.S. Drug Deaths Outnumber Traffic Fatalities

For the first time since the U.S. began tracking drug-induced deaths, more people are dying from drug than are from traffic fatalities. In 2009 37,485 people died from drug use, that’s one death every 14 minutes. While most preventable deaths are declining, these are rising, leading people to wonder about the cause.

Drug Courts on MSNBC’s Hardball

Great segment on MSNBC’s Harball tonight about Drug Courts. The piece featured actor Martin Sheen speaking about his decades long advocacy of drug courts nationwide, and how they can help people get treatment and not just punishment for their addition problems. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy More info […]