Crack House

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An old, abandoned or burnt-out building often in US inner-cities where drug dealers and users buy, sell, produce and use illicit drugs, including, but not limited to, crack cocaine
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This is the moment police used electric saws to bust their way into a suspected crack house as a huge series of raids across Merseyside and Cheshire took place this morning.
He said dealers and the people behind crack houses should "look over their shoulders" as the operation gathered momentum.
Police raids in both the west and east end of the city to close down cannabis farms (reported by the Chronicle) and crack houses are a step in the right direction and have given reassurance to families and local communities.
Since August last year, the neighbourhood policing team has successfully applied for the closure of three crack houses, including a house in Durham Road in August 2008, and houses in Tithe Barn Road and Wrensfield Road in November 2008.
Officers working in partnership with Wrexham Borough County Council also obtained a closure order on a crack house in Y Wern, Wrexham.
Hardy, 25, was arrested in London in November 2006, 12 months after police closed down the crack houses, while his partners in crime were already behind bars.
Karen Briggs, 40, claimed she injected her 16-year-old daughter Emma to stop her going to crack houses.
The -massive operation followed three months of intelligence gathering to identify crack houses and illegal gun owners.
But suppose the creator of Ghettopoly--a game saturated with racist stereotypes of malt-liquor swigging "playas" competing to build crack houses using the proceeds gained by committing street crimes--was black.
From the Chicago Tribune: "A new board game called Ghettopoly in which players try to amass stolen property and crack houses is selling briskly despite criticism that it mocks poverty and misfortune in the African American community.
and Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) crafted a bill making the promoters criminally liable for drug use in much the same way that people who own crack houses are.