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UPDATE 2-U.S. court reverses Massachusetts ban on Zogenix pain drug

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superseded the state's action.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Pain, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Apr 15, 2014

GPB.org

Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed

When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an overdose in February, the New York City medical examiner ruled that his death was the result of "acute mixed drug intoxication."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anxiety, Health, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Ativan, Lorazepam (generic), Klonopin, Clonazepam (generic), Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic)

ClickOnDetroit

Off-duty Windsor cop faces drug charge

A police officer from Windsor, Ontario, has been charged with drug possession after crossing the Ambassador Bridge into the United States.

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Related Topix: Canada,

CBS Local

Obama Commutes Texas Prisoner Sentence Made Longer By Typo

The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.

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Related Topix: Prison, Katy, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons

Wiltshire Times

Chippenham man who supplied deadly ecstacy pills back at crown court

The man who supplied Robbie Day with the ecstasy which killed him has failed to meet the terms of his suspended sentence.

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CBS Local

3 Arrested For Selling Synthetic Pot In Colorado

The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force says it has arrested the owner, manager and an employee of a Loveland smoke shop for selling synthetic marijuana.

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Stalbans Review

Law student who dealt drugs from his home made 'massive error of judgement'

A law student who dealt drugs from his Hatfield home because he was short of money was jailed for three years on Friday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Chippenham woman bailed over crack cocaine and heroin charges

A Chippenham woman who is said to have been involved in the trade in hard drugs has been released on bail A Chippenham woman who is said to have been involved in the trade in hard drugs has been released on bail.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

FBI: Miami cop known as 'Milk Man' helped dealers

In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic,

KCRA-TV Sacramento

California officials nab 11 in drug ring bust

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Related Topix: California, Social Software, Fresno, CA

WLNE-TV Providence

Bell scandal kingpin gets prison term in tax case

Jury selection is to begin in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15... A jury was chosen Monday for the federal trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

WCAV

Va. Beach EMS Steps Up Security after Drug Thefts

Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services has increased security procedures following the theft of drugs from two rescue stations and a locker at a hospital.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA

Local10.com

Officer charged in drug conspiracy to seek release from jail

A South Florida police lieutenant charged in a New Jersey cocaine conspiracy is seeking release on bail before his trial.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Rochester Man Accused of Bringing Drugs onto a Train

Bond has been set at $75,000 for a Rochester man accused of bringing more than a pound of marijuana into Illinois on an Amtrak train with plans to sell it.

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Related Topix: Illinois

Sunday Herald

Third of Scots have turned up at work suffering from drink or drugs

More than 36% have had a drink or used drugs just one or two hours before starting their shift, according to the unique poll.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WHAS11

Jennings Co. man arrested, charged in wife's death

JENNINGS COUNTY, Ind. Jennings County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man after they say he was responsible for supplying the drugs that caused his wife's death.

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Related Topix: Jennings County, IN, North Vernon, IN

Bangkok Post

Two killed in Chiang Mai drug bust

Two drug couriers were killed and 100,000 methamphetamine pills seized in two clashes between soldiers of the Pha Muang Force and a band of drug traffickers near the Thai-Myanmar border in Chiang Mai's Mae Ai district on Sunday morning, according to force commander Maj Banjerd Changpoonthong.

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Canada.com

Mounties seize two medical marijuana shipments over unauthorized items, won't say what they were

Two Ontario-bound shipments of medical-marijuana products were seized a couple of weeks ago at the Kelowna International Airport because they contained unauthorized items, RCMP are now saying.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada,

The Baltimore Sun

Saudi Arabia says seizes drugs worth $267 million, arrests six

Saudi Arabian police have arrested six people and seized illegal drugs worth $267 million that were being smuggled into the country from neighboring Bahrain, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World News

Journalgazette.net

Ask a few questions to frustrate phone scam

I spoke to the victim, an elderly man who was angry and willing to talk but didn't want his name used.

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Related Topix: Whitley County, IN

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