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Iowa man who alerted police to meth lab fights to have his home removed from DEA register

A man in Iowa is fighting to have his home removed from the Drug Enforcement Agency’s list of former methamphetamine production labs. Six years ago, avid kayaker Paul Valin found a backpack floating in the Des Moines River and brought it home with him. Upon inspecting it, he discovered it…

Rep. Jared Polis mocks Colorado’s new DEA chief

Democratic Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado on Wednesday poked fun at his state’s new head drug enforcement agent, joking that the Drug Enforcement Agency’s new motto was “protecting America from mold and water damage.” Barbra Roach, the chief of Denver’s Drug Enforcement Administration, recently told the Denver Post that medical…

Hundreds of ‘Spice’ variants surface after DEA ban

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has a problem on its hands: How do you ban something when prohibition just creates hundreds of derivative products? That’s precisely the situation the agency is confronting with synthetic marijuana blends most commonly known as “Spice,” which they issued an emergency ban on in late…

Colorado asks DEA to recognize marijuana’s medical value

The state of Colorado has become the third in the nation to formally ask the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to reclassify marijuana in such a manner that would recognize its potential for medical value, similar to drugs like morphine and cocaine. The letter, sent just before Christmas by Colorado’s Department of Revenue,…

‘Ebonics’ is back & the DEA needs nine linguists fluent in it

I thought this shite was dead and buried, and now here we have the resurrection of ‘Ebonics.’ You might recall that this was the nonsense perpetrated by “well-meaning people” in Oakland back in the 1990s to recognize the slang used in black neighborhoods as language or dialect. This has now…

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