Jim Hall

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Florida's Synthetic Drug Ban Is Actually Working

    Ever since state-wide and municipal level bans on the sale of synthetic drugs went into effect reports of people getting sick from ingesting things like "bath salts" and "K2" are significantly down in South Florida.

  • News

    November 6, 2008

    Miami Book Fair International

    The graphic novel reigns at this year's edition.

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    July 5, 2007

    Break the Habit

    John Schmidt will save Danny. Come hell or a good high.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Holy Rollers

    To keep X-craved Miami Beach raving, Hasidic teenagers smuggled in pills by the hundreds of thousands

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Drug Bizarre

    Robert Dowd is a veteran, a Southern Baptist, a Republican ... and a staunch supporter of legalizing drugs

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    First Draft

    Her name is Ivonne Lamazares. You've probably never heard of her. Cuban immigrant, good student, dedicated teacher, devoted wife and mother. Oh, and something else. She just might be the world's next big thing in literary fiction.

  • News

    August 21, 1997
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    July 24, 1997
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    July 10, 1997

    Dope Detective

    If it gets you high, chances are that James Hall knows more about it than anyone anywhere

  • News

    December 19, 1996

    Bud Men

    Despite the risks, local pot farmers have taken homegrown high-tech

  • News

    April 27, 1995

    Heroin Be the Death of Me

    South Beach nightlife sophisticates know they can handle it. A little puff now and then won't kill you. No big deal.

  • Music

    December 1, 1993
  • Music

    July 21, 1993

    The Theory of Eganomics

    No matter its inspiration, the music pays off for Jeff Egan

  • News

    July 14, 1993

    Down Town

    The sedative Rohypnol is illegal in the United States. Which probably goes a long way toward explaining why it's so easy to find in Miami.