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Drug Testing Guam’s Agencies: DOA Says The Big Problems Are ‘Ice’ and Marijuana

Two school bus drivers tested positive for drugs recently, after a random drug test at the Department of Public Works.According to Cecilia Martinez from the Human Resources Department of Administration, “the common one is methamphetamine which is known as ice and the other one is marijuana.” That’s what two seasoned customs officers got busted for when a test was conducted last month.

http://guamnewswatch.com/201004201802/Local-News/Drug-Testing-DOA-says-its-ICE-and-Marijuana.html

Government: More than 22,000 dead in Mexico drug war

More than 22,000 people have died in drug-related violence since Mexican President Felipe Calderon declared war on the nation’s narcotrafficking cartels in December 2006, a government report said Tuesday.

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/04/14/government-more-than-22000-dead-in-mexico-drug-war/

AP Exclusive: Sinaloa cartel wins Juarez turf war

After a two-year battle that has killed more than 5,000 people, Mexico’s most powerful kingpin now controls the coveted trafficking routes through Ciudad Juarez. That conclusion by U.S. intelligence adds to evidence that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa cartel is winning Mexico’s drug war.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gMi5B2USfJStXxfqgWWr2xjRYpOgD9EVPTA01

Heroin use rises in St. Louis area; feds say Springfield could be next

A new drug trend is hitting Missouri. Law enforcement agents say the rise in heroin use could spread from the St. Louis area to Springfield.

http://www.ky3.com/news/local/90598589.html

Medical Marijuana in America

Many Americans support legalization and many states already permit medical use. An end to prohibition would generate billions in tax revenue and relieve the criminal justice system. But is it the right thing to do?

http://www.cnbc.com/id/36022433?__source=vtymarijuana&par=vty



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