Illegal Drugs

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    La Migra Arrests A Whole Bunch Of Gang Members

    The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency -- ICE to illegals and legals alike -- has announced the results of a big round-up of gang members in Houston, Beaumont and Corpus Christi who are undocumented aliens."Operation Community Shield" resulted in the arrests of 116 gang members and associate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Houston Man In Center Of Florida Cold Case, Raising Questions Of Justice

    MartinThis item is by Thomas Francis, a writer for our sister paper in Broward County/ Palm Beach, Florida. It's about a Houston guy, so we present it here for your perusal.An arrest in a cold case is supposed to be an occasion for celebrating the enduring cause of justice. There is no statute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    More BARC News: The Hammer Comes Down On Two Vets

    Photo by maarjaara The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has fined BARC Chief Veterinarian Eunice Ohashiegbula and former BARC vet David Rundell for violating U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and Texas Veterinary Licensing Act requirements. In Texas, veterinarians who dispense cont ... More >>

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    August 5, 2008
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    July 16, 2008
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    March 4, 2008
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    August 22, 2007
  • Culture

    July 26, 2007

    Mexican-American Culture

    You love us, you really love us!

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007
  • News

    March 8, 2007
  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Feel My Pain

    A reporter goes after the online drug business and gets wasted

  • Home Entertainment

    April 27, 2006
  • News

    September 1, 2005


    Meth users are really proDuctive, sExy, hAppy anD slim

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    All He Wanted Was a Pabst

    The Nightfly goes out for a quiet Sunday drink and winds up in a Mexican bordello downtown

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Reefer Madness

    The government says Clayton Jones shouldn't smoke marijuana. He says it's the only thing that keeps him from blowing his brains out.

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    Double Trouble

    Juan Diaz just wanted his citizenship. The feds wanted a drug-running felon.

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    Pot Shots

    Raiding narcs get a hibiscus low from their horticulture shock

  • Culture

    February 26, 2004

    Pepper-Spraying José

    A "Bubba Mexican" polices the border in Buford Gomez

  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    Holmes Fried

    Wonderland leaves you wondering about its characters

  • News

    May 15, 2003
  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    AbNORML Behavior

    Rain, rage and ruin at an Easter 420 festival

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Fests of Fury

    Alex Lozano trumpets a 420 soiree and the return of the Westheimer Street Festival to its old home

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Deal of a Lifetime

    Drug addicts can get hard cash to be sterilized or go on birth control. Is it ridding the world of unwanted babies -- or just ducking the underlying problems of abusers?

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Various Artists

    New Jack Hippies Homegrown Collective (Guerilla Hippies Productions)

  • News

    October 3, 2002

    Trumped Out

    Drug testing in world-class bridge bounces a medal-winner

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Doobieous Bust

    Undercover cops infiltrate a pro-pot event, but don't weed out much from the crowd

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Needling the Mayor

    Former drug czar Lee Brown has trouble negotiating a question about why there's no needle-exchange program for addicts in Houston

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    The Cannabis Caper

    How a citizen's donation to NORML got routed to the DEA

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Art of the Deal

    Plus: Grim Reality, Hale to the Chief, Get Some Class

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Petered Out

    Plus: Seeking High Office, Fire + Ice = Folly

  • News

    January 10, 2002

    Grassroots Campaign

    A Galveston D.A. candidate comes out for cannabis

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Drug Money

    Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Curiouser and Curiouser

    Ex-congressman Stockman is labeled a co-conspirator in prescription fraud

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Dead Man Talking

    Ben Guillory helped the DEA bust some east Houston dope dealers. But he says the agency's cavalier approach has left him a marked man in his old neighborhood.

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2001

    Roll Reversal

    Drug advocates jam for legalization

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Lean & Mean

    Those who drink codeine syrup call it lean because of its most obvious effect: a loss of coordination. Those who study the drug call it liquid crack. Those who abuse it can wind up dead.

  • Film

    January 4, 2001

    War Games

    With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes an unblinking look at America's drug policies

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Tough on Drugs

    Prisons are filled with users who pick jail over probation and treatment. Welcome to Round 42 of the war on drugs.

  • Film

    August 17, 2000

    Gettin' the Munchies

    Grass documentary leaves the viewer hungry for more

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Jimmy's Justice

    Years after her son's capital murder verdict, Rachel Moore found evidence that he fired in self-defense. But they're still trying to find a way out of prison.

  • News

    September 3, 1998
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    July 23, 1998
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    April 9, 1998

    The Hotel Six Joker Turns Wild

    A chance encounter and a federal feud endanger the sting

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    In Their Own Words

    Judging by the idle chatter of Hotel Six politicos, the moral barometer at City Hall is in free fall

  • News

    December 11, 1997

    (Not) of Counsel

    In the latest chapter of Snitch Vs. Snitch, two of the city's top defense lawyers are prevented from representing a client

  • News

    September 4, 1997
  • News

    August 28, 1997

    Snitch Vs. Snitch

    In the drug world, you can't trust anybody - especially a federal informant

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Just Say No (to Open Debate)

    When it comes to alternatives to the drug war, some warriors would rather you not hear about it

  • Film

    September 8, 1994

    End Games

    Director Boaz Yakin gives a Fresh twist to tales of the drug trade

  • Film

    August 11, 1994

    Spy Games

    Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs

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