Lose your Cadillac Escalade in a drug bust, and you're a completely innocent party? The DEA wants to know!For the past several weeks the Drug Enforcement Administration has been running advertisements in the Wall Street Journal and other national publications asking people to identify thousands of i ... More >>
http://www.ratemyeverything.net/Illinois lawmakers (including one from Alton) recently introduced medical marijuana legislation in the state's House and Senate. And, unlike in Missouri, both of the bills have made it out of their committee hearings and are one step closer to becoming law.Via the Chi ... More >>
http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/CMAG/938-022~Marijuana-Posters.jpgStarting next month, residents of Michigan will be able to petition their doctor for a pot prescription of up to twelve plants. Michigan is the first non-coastal state east of the Rocky Mountains to enact such a law.Techn ... More >>
www.nsm88.orgNazi and child at a Missouri rally last year.This just in from the National Socialist Movement, a.k.a. America's Nazi Party. The group is planning a rally in St. Louis on April 18 under the Gateway Arch. They encourage all "patriotic Americans to come out in support of traditional Amer ... More >>
While a handful of lawmakers and activists are fruitlessly lobbying for Missouri to become the fourteenth state to sanction marijuana for medical use (a topic that was covered in-depth in RFT's dead tree edition this week), a legislator from San Francisco has introduced a bill to California's genera ... More >>
Missouri could join roughly a dozen states that allow doctors to authorize patients to use marijuana for medical purposes. Last week State Representative Kate Meiners (D-Kansas City) introduced House Bill 277 that would change Missouri laws regarding the classification of marijuana as a contr ... More >>
Critics say he's just blowing smoke.
Did Lock 'Em Down Records exec Dewanzel Singleton lead a well-choreographed double life, or did the DEA finger an innocent man?
Old (drug) habits die hard.
Red Gone Wild (Def Jam)
9 p.m. Thursday, January 25. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
Week of December 15, 2005
Missouriís days as the nationís Meth Lab Capital are numbered. So whatís next?
The scourge of syphilis re-emerges, deadlier than before
A cease-and-desist demand from the superintendent to one of her bosses? It's business as usual at the St. Louis Public Schools.
Murphy Lee's publicist says the rapper was pulled over for Driving While Black
Unreal finds good meth-lab locations and talks to a young lady making her way in the world (with the help of semi-nude photos); Bill Haas gets honest; and we (and Denny's) find several ways to play with our food
They may have been hippies, but Brewer & Shipley always bathed
Wonderland's tale of a porn star's decline might have had resonance if any of it felt real
Week of August 6, 2003
Acid King's Lori S. takes inspiration from a tale of terror
The brutal, brilliant City of God takes us inside Rio de Janeiro's urban decay
If they'd sold drugs on a street corner, punishment would have been swift. Instead, they used the Internet -- and the party lasted for years.
A stripper, a podiatrist and a lawyer are entangled in Maryland Heights. Ah, the many moods of love.
Dickerson digs up an undead Snoop Dogg and every horror cliché he can find
Were the Jack in the Box killings a crime or just sloppy police work in the name of the war on drugs?
What to look for at the Bearcat Harvest Festival
Music, politics and business converge at NORML's 30th- anniversary celebration
The facts about two high-profile police shootings remain muddled, but is a review panel really pressing for the truth?
Week of May 30, 2001
Annette Green didn't have to die. Her death was a tragedy waiting to happen in St. Louis County's reckless war against two-bit drug dealers and addicts.
How news outlets blew the medical-marijuana story
Eighteen-year-old Amy Walker was abandoned in a hospital parking lot, slumped over her steering wheel. It was the first time she had tried heroin ó and the last.
Week of February 14, 2001
With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war
Week of November 1, 2000
Published the week of July 5-11, 2000
St. Louis County cops earn the distrust of African-Americans
The perfectly imperfect case for legalizing medical marijuana
Calling the cops was probably the last thing Jim Hammond should have done
Inside St. Louis' growing rave culture, where the music is loud, the vibe is ecstatic and the kids are alright
Written and directed by Joel Schumacher
How a respected economist became St. Louis' No. 1 advocate for legalizing pot
Six years ago, a St. Louis judge took a hell of a risk. He let Von Nebbitt go free despite years of drug dealing and stealing, weapons offenses and parole violations. One of them has learned a lesson.