Category : corrections

Corrections IX – posted 7th March 2015

On p51, I refer to the World Series baseball game rigged by Arnold Rothstein in 1919, and say “50 million people were listening in.” In fact, the...

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Corrections VIII – posted February 27th

Alison Wrbik emailed to point out two typos: On page 276, I wrote: “The cops demanded to know:  Where do you buy your marijuana? What suppliers...

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Corrections VII – posted February 17th 2015

Clare Barlett and Charles Cairns both emailed to point out a typo on page 231 – where it refers to the “patents” of Dr Hal Vorse, it should say...

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Corrections VI – posted 8th Feb 2015

There is a typo on page 268. It says: "When you ban a drug, it's very risk to transport it - so dealers will always choose the drug that packs the...

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Corrections V – posted February 8th 2015

On page 183, I state that menthol cigarettes are less addictive than tobacco cigarettes. Ben Richards got in touch to let me know this is based on...

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Corrections IV – posted 31st January 2015

On some computers, when you click to look at the corrections, it is only displaying the first few hundred words of each new entry, and appears to cut...

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Corrections III – posted 28th January 2015

This is to one of the articles linked to from this site. In the original version of my Huffington Post article headlined ‘Addicts’ Lives...

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Corrections Two – posted 19th January 2015

This is a correction to the website, rather than the book. Due to a technical glitch at our end, on the first day the audio clips went live on this...

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Corrections One – posted on January 12th 2015.

As explained above, the quotes used in the book have been fact-checked several times. After the book went to press, as we were extracting these audio...

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