A number of articles in this issue focus on drugs: in the prison, on the street,testing, trafficking.  Mumia Abu-Jamal shares his thoughts on the treatment of African Americans in the justice system and the Native News column examines the same issue for Aboriginal people in Canada.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the recommendations of the Ministry of the Solicitor General of Canada in regards to treatment for sex offenders. 

KEYWORDS: drugs, needle exchange program, NJC (National Joint Committee of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and Federal Correctional Services), MOVE organization, Black Panthers, Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, The Living Group

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle