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Domestic impact of 'war on drugs'

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/20/opinion/l20blow.html Drug Prosecutions To the Editor: Op-Ed Columnist: Cocaine and White Teens (January 10, 2009) In “Cocaine and White Teens” (column, Jan. 10), Charles M. Blow writes that white teenagers use more cocaine than black teenagers, and cites a ratio of 10 to 1 of white versus black teenagers entering drug treatment for crack and […]

How Clean Is Mexico's Operation Clean-Up?

How Clean Is Mexico’s Operation Clean-Up? Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Ricardo Ravelo, Posted: Jan 13, 2009 When Mexican President Felipe Calderon and U.S. President-elect Barack Obama met Jan. 12, one of the topics high on the agenda was Mexico´s drug war — and President Calderon’s Operation Clean-Up, the Mexican government’s declared campaign to cleanse federal […]