The Daily Buzz: Should We End the War on Sports Doping?; What It's Really Like to Work for a Weed Startup; Drunk Texas Deputy Shoots at Church

Aug 04 2016

The Daily Buzz: Should We End the War on Sports Doping?; What It’s Really Like to Work for a Weed Startup; Drunk Texas Deputy Shoots at Church

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

The Drugs Won: The Case for Ending the Sports War on Doping [Vice]
Has drug-testing athletes gotten out of control?

This Is What It’s Like to Work for a Marijuana Startup [Fast Company]
The budding industry’s employees are apparently purpose-driven, highly motivated and sometimes a little baked.

Dead Or Alive: Is the Philippines’ War on Drugs Out of Control? [NPR]
Shocking photographs show suspected drug dealers bound hand and foot, shirts soaked in blood, their faces sometimes covered in duct tape, wearing crude signs proclaiming their alleged crimes.

What Instructions? Majority of Americans Misuse Prescription Drugs [Stat News]
A sizable number of patients are using dangerous drug combinations.

Crackdowns and Cutbacks: Indonesia’s Drug Policy [Al Jazeera]
With funding cut for rehab, many of Indonesia’s one million addicted people are left using herbal and faith-based remedies.

Texas Deputy Got Drunk and Half-Naked, Fired Shots at Church [New York Daily News]
He faces no charges.