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Robin Hood Drug Dealer Dies, Receives Praise From Law Enforcement

By McCarton Ackerman

Louisville police praised Reggie "Double R" Rice for being "honest" and "courteous." MORE  

Law Enforcement Groups Seek to Stop Sentencing Reform

By Paul Gaita

Despite rare bipartisan support for reducing sentences for drug offenders, a cabal of law enforcement officials are trying to stop Congress from passing common sense laws. MORE  

Law Enforcement Struggling To Fight Back Against Rise of Synthetic Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite hundreds of synthetic drugs flooding the United States, law enforcement agencies are hamstrung by bureaucratic inertia and a lack of legal authority. MORE  

Armed Agents Swarm Student Over Suspected Beer-Buy

By May Wilkerson

Virginia officers draw a gun on a 20-year-old student who had purchased only water, and then arrest her. MORE  

Fake Drug Stings Put 1,000 Behind Bars

By Victoria Kim

The ATF's controversial tactic snags "criminals" before they commit a crime. Has the government gone too far? MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 25, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Patrick Kennedy leads crusade against legal pot, drug cartels' reach extends into US Northwest, and Angelina Jolie bans Brad Pitt's boozy friends from their wedding. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire nears approval of medical marijuana, UK public health minister calls smokers "drug addicts," and suburban NY mom indicted on pot-growing charges. MORE  

Graph: Drugs Get Cheaper as Arrests Rise

By Victoria Kim

Attempts to use mass incarceration to drive up illegal drug prices have spectacularly failed, the numbers show. MORE  

Mexican Army Takes Over Michoacan State

By McCarton Ackerman

The President appoints an army general to take control of the drug cartel-ravaged region. MORE  

"Rachel's Law" Protects Police Informants

By Sarah Beller

Young people arrested for drug offenses are often coerced into becoming informants. The father of an 18-year-old murdered by dealers tells The Fix of his campaign for change. MORE  

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