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OKG Newsletter

Topic: narcotics

Stunning discrepancy

OKC police dispute an Amnesty International report that the department leads the nation in stun-gun deaths.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Police Department is taking issue with a recent report by Amnesty International listing the force as having the highest number of Taser-related deaths among U.S. law enforcement agencies.
Monday, March 5, 2012

Drug testing no answer

Letters to the Editor

Kevin Burns
Trust me: I know it feels good to take the stand that we don’t want our welfare dollars going to drug addicts. I still believe that, but I also used to think that universal drug testing to make that stand was the answer.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Wrongheaded war on drugs

Letters to the Editor

Clinton Wiles
Once again our Legislature and other public officials stand ready to protect us with laws to drastically reduce the amount of meth use in the state.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Ease the pain

Prescription drug abuse reaches epidemic proportions in Oklahoma.


Carmel Perez Snyder
Five years after being lauded for establishing one of the first Prescription Monitoring Programs in the nation, Oklahoma recently garnered another distinction. The state is second only to Alabama in the highest use of prescription painkillers, according to a pharmacy benefit-management firm called Express Scripts And painkiller abuse in the state is having lethal consequences.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Taking the bus one stop too far


Gazette staff

Life can be tough when you refuse to come out of your room. Especially when that room is a bus.

Especially when that bus is filled with a rap star’s all-adult posse.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013