It may have taken Missouri two years to follow the federal government’s lead in reducing disparities between crack cocaine and powder cocaine sentences, but lawmakers finally passed the measure this week and it now heads to the governor’s desk, according to the Associated Press. [Read more…]
Heroin Use in Kansas City on the Rise
Heroin is on the rise across the country and in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star is reporting this week that even the suburban families of Johnson County are not immune to heroin’s cheap and potent lure, making what was once considered a back-alley secret, more of a living room party drug.