Archives for: February 23rd, 2015

Though synthetic drugs were banned in North Carolina in 2011, many gas stations and convenience stores continue to sell them under the guise of potpourri, herbal incense, bath salts, and jewelry cleaners, giving these dangerous products a false appearance of safety and legitimacy. Young drug abusers purchase these products and use them to get high—a practice that is both dangerous and illegal.

As attorney general Roy Cooper explained in a statement disclosed in a report by WRAL, “Despite laws against them, these potentially harmful dru­­­gs are all too easy to get, especially for [...]

Over the past 40 years, the U.S. has dedicated a tremendous amount of law enforcement resources to prevent people from using drugs. But instead of protecting the health and well-being of Americans, all the government did was to bankrupt the nation financially and morally. Here we take a look at the impact the war on drugs has had on the American society since it was first launched in 1971.