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Supreme Court (CS) Six people who had been convicted by both the lower courts and the Court of Appeal (CA) for selling and possessing illegal drugs were acquitted and released by the Supreme Court (CS). In five separate resolutions, the SC ruled that the law enforcement officers who conducted the bust buying operations did not …

A single state Supreme Court judge on Friday overturned nearly 110 drug convictions in Suffolk County in which disgraced former state chemist Annie Dookhan tested evidence, as the scandal fallout of 2012 at the state drug lab continue to grow. The cases were dismissed at the behest of Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins, who said …

By ALLAN OLINGO Tanzania and Kenya may be working overtime to stop drug traffickers in their territories, occasionally seizing tons of marijuana and kilograms of heroin, but the traffickers keep coming. A report released by the US State Department says Tanzania remains the region’s major transit country for illicit drugs, allowing their movement to Kenya, …

Breadcrumb Links World news Politics New Legislation To be clear, the bill does not call for the legalization of any dangerous drugs. Author of the article: Mike Adams • The fresh toast The bill sought to decriminalize possession of all illegal drugs while overturning some convictions and allocating funds to drug addiction organizations. / Photo …

This week, as Texans were asked to increase their thermostats, unplug electronics and avoid doing laundry loads that could tire out the fragile electricity grid of our state, Governor Greg Abbott decided that the real vulnerabilities in the infrastructure were a few hundred kilometers away. “Texas will build a border wall in our state to …

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down the country last year, highways emptied as many people took refuge in their homes. But those who got behind the wheel engaged in riskier behaviors, leading to deadliest year for traffic accidents in the United States in over a decade. More motorists went too fast, did not buckle up …

Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray today announced that JOSE LUIS URREA, 35 from Tucson, Arizona, and MARIO VERA-SANDOVAL, 51, from Cananea, Sonora, Mexico were convicted and sentenced by Federal District Court Alan B. Johnson for their involvement in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Urrea was sentenced to 63 months. Vera-Sandoval was sentenced to 37 …