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Tucson Shooting Suspect Was Known to Use Hallucinogen Salvia

http://www.nytimes.com

It remains unclear what, if any, role salvia played in shaping Mr. Loughner's views. But the shootings have once again drawn attention to a drug that - for little more than the cost of a pack of cigarettes and without the hassle of showing a driver's license - a growing number of young people here and throughout much of the country are legally buying and using.

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U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition

http://www.slate.com

Poisonous alcohol still kills—16 people died just this month after drinking lethal booze in Indonesia, where bootleggers make their own brews to avoid steep taxes—but that's due to unscrupulous businessmen rather than government order.

I don't suppose the "steep taxes" had anything to do with it.

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Ex-officer admits false drugs report at Indiana jail

http://www.chicagotribune.com

A former central Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to purposefully filing a false report linking illegal drugs found at a jail to the wrong prisoner.

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NC state liquor board bans high proof alcohol

http://www.news-record.com

It seems prohibition is rearing its ugly head, on the heels of Four Loco bans and alcoholic whipped cream looking like the next target:

The state's (North Carolina) liquor stores will stop selling 95 percent pure grain alcohol out of concern the product can be abused by students with dangerous results.

Mecklenburg board chief executive Paul Stroup calls the product "dangerous, with no redeeming social value." Unlike all the other liquor they sell???

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Senator Schumer: FDA to ban caffeinated alcohol drinks

http://www.cnn.com

The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to ban caffeinated alcohol drinks, which it has been reviewing the drinks since last year. Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY) wrote the FDA will rule that caffeine is an unsafe additive to alcoholic beverages, effectively banning them from the U.S. market.

"Let these rulings serve as a warning to anyone who tried to peddle dangerous and toxic brews to our children. Do it and we will shut you down," wrote Schumer.

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Four Loko and 54 other drinks banned by state

http://www.freep.com

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission on Thursday banned the drink Four Loko and dozens of similar alcoholic drinks from being sold in the state.
For your protection, of course!

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Congressman wants no smokeless tobacco used in 2010 World Series

http://msn.foxsports.com

Yet another busybody bureaucrat involving himself in matters he has no business being involved in. Oh wait, he needs to save the children!

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LEAP Director Neill Franklin speaks at Google

http://www.youtube.com

Hear Neill Franklin, Executive Director of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition), speak on the problems and costs of the war on drugs, and the reasons society would be better off if it were ended.

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Meat sales, marijuana lead to charges

http://www.eagletribune.com

More wasted tax payer dollars and drug prohibition victims.

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Powder Found In Traffic Stop Not Drugs, But Grandma's Ashes

http://www.tokeofthetown.com

Officers pulled over two men in a car about 7 a.m. Wednesday, and found trace amounts of marijuana, prescription drugs and "drug paraphernalia" in the ensuing search -- and it sure looked they'd hit the jackpot when they discovered a powdery substance in a zip-lock bag.

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