Archive for April, 2014

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Black Tar

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Heroin, short for diacetylmorphine or morphine diacetate and most commonly carrying the street names of H, smack, horse, brown, and black tar, is derived from morphine, which is obtained from the opium poppy. An opioid analgesic first produced in 1874, […]

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  • Apr
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Who is Tina?

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Tina, ice, speed, crystal, chalk, yaba, glass, crank, fire, tweak, poor man’s cocaine, trash, uppers, yellow barn, stove-top, and go fast. Wow – that’s a mouth full…and actually will destroy your mouth. This is, what often is said to be […]

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  • Apr
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Honesty Liller Walks In Big Footprints at McShin‏

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~ From ManyFaces1Voice.org ~ In 2007 Honesty Liller was 26 years old, the mother of a four-year-old girl and penniless when she entered at the McShin Foundation in Richmond, Virginia. She’d been using drugs since she was 12 and overdosed […]

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  • Apr
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Part 2: Strain, Pressure, and the American Dream

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Last weeks blog discussed the strain theory and living the American dream. The theory explains why some people and groups in a society are more prone to committing delinquent and illegal acts. Yet, with any theory, there are criticisms and […]

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  • Apr
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Strain, Pressure, and the American Dream

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Most Americans strive to live the “American dream.” Most often, this dream emphasizes the goal of monetary success, but without the corresponding emphasis on the legitimate avenues to reach this, deviance often develops. This is where the criminology theory of […]

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