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Special Agent

New England's newest weapon in the war on drugs is June Stansbury, the only African-American woman to head up a DEA field division. The pot-smoking capital of the United States is officially on notice.

They call her the ''SAC'' – agency shorthand for special agent in charge. But in June Stansbury's career busting drug dealers, she's denitely been called worse.
They call her the ''SAC'' – agency shorthand for special agent in charge. But in June Stansbury's career busting drug dealers, she's denitely been called worse. (Globe Staff Photo / Jonathan Wiggs) Globe Staff Photo / Jonathan Wiggs
By Elaine McArdle
October 23, 2005

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June Stansbury, the head of the US Drug Enforcement Administration's New England field division, had barely been on the job two months when a federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration study came out. Turns out Boston has more marijuana smokers than anywhere else in the country, with 12 percent of youths and adults polled admitting use, according to ... (Full article: 1010 words)

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