by David Downs
Here's your headlines: 1) That suspected Zeta hit on a U.S. Immigration agent in Mexico means it's time for payback, but keep in mind the whole situation is FUBAR: Wikileaks has the cables detailing Zeta infiltration of the Army and President Calderon's security detail — the two groups the U.S. is giving hundreds of millions of dollars to.
2) How medical marijuana is being perceived in Texas, where three busts makes a trend.
5) Meet your new head of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, a former junkie who somehow thinks people have the wrong idea about the danger of pot. Pot's bad, mmkay. "Marijuana is an addictive drug that over time 'has a profound impact on the brain and the body.' He fails to note pot's is among least addictive drugs out there, withdrawal is "mild and medically benign", and that it's much less toxic to body and mind than alcohol (cancer, gout, depression), cigarettes (cancer, COPD) or pain pills (crippling addiction).