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Category Archives: Legal

Driving While Under The Influence

Those men and women who drive while either under the influence of alcohol or drugs are doing something they know is wrong. That something could have consequences they will have to live with for the rest of their lives. Think seriously about drugs and driving: This offence is far more commonly associated with alcohol, but…

BC Doctor Against Bill S-10

British Columbia, Canada, Bill S-10 Proposes Mandatory Minimum Penalties for Drug Crime A local doctor is among a long list of health professionals across the country against a proposed bill which would impose mandatory minimum sentences for drug-related crimes. “Criminalizing people who aren’t criminals isn’t a good idea,” said Dr. Andy Edelson, who signed a…

GEO Group Private Correctional Centers

Private Corporations Operating Prisons In the USA, there are over 2,000,000 people in prison; 60% are there for drug and drug related crime. Should Non-Violent Drug Users Be Locked Up with Other Criminals? In the USA, there are over two million people incarcerated in prison. Approximately 60% are there for drug crimes. Many times over…

Private Prisons in America

Government Outsourcing Prisons In the USA there are a number of private corporations that operate prisons in many different states. One of the largest and oldest is Corrections Corporation of America. With more then 60% of inmates in the USA incarcerated for drug offenses, this is highly relevant to treatment centers which are better equipped…

Mexico Drug War

America is to blame for Mexico’s drug war – A Debate from N7Films on Vimeo. Is America Responsible for Mexico’s Drug War? Nearly 10,000 people in Mexico have died in drug-related violence since January 2007. Who or what is to blame? Some say it is America’s insatiable consumer demand for illicit drugs and the constant…