The Ever-Changing Coming In the Chronicle This Week

So it goes. No word yet on either the South Dakota medical marijuana lawsuit or whether the Portland initiative made the ballot (although I'm hearing disquieting rumblings on the latter), which were going to be some of my features this week. So I'm now shifting gears and attempting to pull enough material together for two more probable features: The NATO takeover in southern Afghanistan (European politicians are beginning to murmur about the Senlis proposal as NATO troops start getting killed in larger numbers) and the call for a rational drug classification system in Britain. Corrupt cops is written, but waiting for last minute additions. I've also finished a short piece about providing heroin users with prescription Narcan to prevent ODs. The drug czar's office doesn't like it; it might make people think heroin is safe, they say.
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