New Highs in the Golden Triangle: U.N. Reports Huge Increase in Myanmar Opium Production

March 27, 2013 in News

Associated Press (via ABS News) | Deep in the lawless mountains of the Golden Triangle, sloping fields of illegal poppies have just been scraped dry for opium. This is the peak season for producing drugs here, and in Myanmar’s nascent era of democratic change, the haul has gotten only bigger.

Australian Federal Police Bust Internet Drug Dealer, DEA Says Its “Heavily Involved” in Silk Road Investigations

February 6, 2013 in News

Olivia Solon Ars Technica February 6, 2013   An Australian drug dealer has become the first person to be convicted of a Silk Road-related crime, after using the black marketplace [...]