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Cracked Tales Of Cocaine On Wall Street

Wall Streeters work long hours doing tedious work for demanding bosses — but they love to party. What to do? Enter the Street's underground (or not) obsession with the white powder, cocaine. It's expensive, it's glamorous, and it gives you the synthetic energy to party all night long. Problem is, love has turned into legend because not only does coke have a luxe mystique, but it's also totally addictive and illegal.
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Sentencing Commission Hearing on Retroactivity of Crack Cocaine Reduction

US Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft (3 years ago)

Today is the day the U.S. Sentencing Commission is holding its hearing on whether the recent reduction of penalties for crack cocaine as compared to powder cocaine, from 100:1 to 18:1, should apply to those convicted of crack offens... Read Post

Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Bill to Reduce Crack/Powder Cocaine Sentencing Disparity

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (4 years ago)

Bill would reduce -- but not eliminate -- the disparity in sentencing for federal crack and powder cocaine offenses. Read Post

Senate Votes To Lessen Discrepancy Between Crack, Powdered Cocaine Sentencing

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (4 years ago)

So slightly fewer less black defendants will go to prison for possession of crack, while white cocaine users continue to slip away under a much higher standard. Are we supposed to applaud? WASHINGTON — Legislation approved by the Se... Read Post

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