Fighting the drug `war.'
Tags: DRUG control
- Say It Ain't So, Moe: Institutional Design, Policy Effectiveness, and Drug Policy. Meier, Kenneth J.; Smith, Kevin B. // Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Sep94, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p429
Examines the institutional design of the federal drug law enforcement agencies and how the built-in characteristics of the federal bureaucracy have influenced drug law enforcement. Authors' assertion that drug law enforcement is a failure; Reasons for the failure; Limitations that institutional...
- Edmonton's enormous cocaine bust. Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/28/94, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p26
Reveals that 74 suspects were arrested and five kilos of cocaine were seized in Edmonton over the course of a five month investigation. How drug cops worked their way through the network and arrested three leading thugs; Growing cooperation between Asians and natives in drug trafficking;...
- The next war on drugs. Dilulio Jr, John J. // Brookings Review;Summer93, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p28
Examines the concentration of drug abuse in inner-city populations in the United States. Statistics on drug-related cases; Drug wars launched by government; Drug abuse as a problem of inner-city, young, African-American males; Call for new demand-reduction policies inspired by drug programs...
- Tobacco crackdown. Reiff, Rick // Orange County Business Journal;8/26/96, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p50
Opinion. Comments on United States President Bill Clinton's drug policy.
- `The war on drugs' Busby, Jim // Current Health 2;May93, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p13
Discusses the importance and the effects on the war on drugs. From medicine to major menace; How agencies combat the illegal drug trade; Cooperating with other countries.
- Against the legalization of drugs. Wilson, J.Q. // Commentary;Feb1990, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p21
Opinion. Argues against legalizing drugs. Heroin versus crack and cocaine; Benefits of illegality; Alcohol addiction; Possible results of legalization.
- Kings jailed, but Colombia's drugs roll on. Matheson, Mary // Christian Science Monitor;7/11/95, Vol. 87 Issue 157, p1
Reports on the intensifying of efforts by the Colombian police, to arrest the leaders of drug-cartels in that country. Activities of cartel leaders; Likely impact of the arrest of these leaders.
- Colombian police have seized documents. Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor;7/25/95, Vol. 87 Issue 167, p2
Reports on the seizure of documents and computer disks from Cali, cocaine cartel, by the Colombian police on July 23, 1995 which provide evidence regarding the contact of prominent figures with the city's cocaine cartel. Details.
- What is certifiable. // Christian Science Monitor;3/18/97, Vol. 89 Issue 77, p20
Examines the battle being waged against drug trafficking, focusing on actions taken against Mexico by the United States (US) House of Representatives. Choices that were open to the US regarding Mexico; Speculation surrounding Mexico's commitment to fighting drug trafficking.
- The next front in the drug war: The media. McCaffrey, Barry R. // Christian Science Monitor;5/30/97, Vol. 89 Issue 129, p19
Focuses on the use of the media to fight the war on drugs in the United States. Indepth look at the finances spent by Congress to fight the war on drugs; Types of campaigns the media has used to communicate this development to individuals; Reason education on drugs cannot be confined to the...