[Fwd: JT Direct: Workers Lured to Labor Camps with Crack]
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Subject: JT Direct: Workers Lured to Labor Camps with Crack
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 11:03:07 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* September 29, 2006
*Workers Lured to Labor Camps with Crack*
A Florida couple has been charged with recruiting black men from
homeless shelters in Southern cities to work at remote labor camps,
where they were sold crack cocaine at inflated prices to keep them bound
to their jobs.
*Shame Becomes Potent Weapon in Fighting Drug Crime*
Family and social pressure, not arrests, have been successful in
fighting drug crime in one North Carolina community.
*Notorious Cali Cartel Leaders Face U.S. Prison Time*
A decade after they controlled most of the cocaine flowing into the U.S.
from Colombia, brothers Gilberto and Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela pled
guilty to federal drug charges in a Miami courtroom.
*Asian Gangs Turn Calif. Suburban Homes into Pot Hothouses*
Nice homes in quiet communities are being secretly converted into grow
operations for marijuana by Asian drug gangs.
*Ore. Cigarette Tax Hike Would Fund Health Programs*
A proposed 84-cent-per-pack increase in Oregon's cigarette tax would be
used to pay for healthcare for uninsured children in the state, said
Gov. Ted Kulongoski.
More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/6pAok1M1PXmg/>
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