Tag:illegal drugs

  • No kidding, North Carolina taxes illegal drugs

    “Hey! Did you pay taxes on those drugs, mister? Probably not, right?” Unless you are buying your marijuana from a dispensary in a state where it’s legal, you probably aren’t paying taxes on your illicit substances. If not, you are likely committing two crimes: possession of a controlled substance and…

  • Science outside the Fair

    The latest target in the war against illegal drugs is an unlikely culprit—it's the immensely versatile, and typically harmless good, baking soda. What has recently given baking soda a questionable status is the fact that criminals also find it useful—in the production of crack cocaine. At least one lawmaker has…