By the age of seventeen, Dennis Martinez had achieved top honors as a skateboarding World Championship. By eighteen, the drug he was addicted to, cocaine, was wrecking his hard-won skills. Within a year, one of the sport’s most promising talents had graduated to shooting methamphetamine and continued for the next sixteen years.  He had gone from a fat wallet and luxury cars to . . .  Read More

Leaving a Lasting Legacy - Skinnie MagazineLEAVING A LASTING LEGACY

>During the birth of modern skateboarding, Dennis Martinez was shredding and would not only help revolutionize the sport, but he would cement incredible success before he could legally by a beer. Despite all his fame and fortune, Martinez would fall victim to drug addiction. His story would go from skate bowls and decks, to prison bars, hospital beds, drug dens, > . . .  Read More

War on Drugs - A Losing Battle - FoxNews.comWAR ON DRUGS – A LOSING BATTLE

After 40 years, the United States’ war on drugs has cost $1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives, and for what? Drug use is rampant and violence even more brutal and widespread. Even U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske concedes the strategy hasn’t worked. Read More


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