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15 min ago | Castanet.net

High risk of Hep. C for youth

Vancouver street youth face an alarmingly high risk of hepatitis C infection because of a high incidence of injection drug use, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal.

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4 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Chandler, AZ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Oxford Times

Scales of Justice

Andrew Smith , 36, of no fixed address, admitted criminal damage of a car wing mirror at Banbury Railway Station on July 16. Ordered to pay A 200 compensation and A 85 costs.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Northamptonshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England,

Terrace Standard

Anti-gang tactics working, Mountie tells conference

The battle against gangs in B.C. has made big advances but now is not the time to relax, a top B.C. Mountie told a conference on youth gang prevention Thursday.

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The Fresno Bee

Arrest warrant issued for man with tuberculosis

Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a 25-year-old transient, went to the San Joaquin General Hospital's emergency room in March, complaining of a severe cough.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin, CA, Stockton, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

Washington Times

Former head of Venezuelan military intelligence detained in Aruba at U.S. request

Authorities in Aruba have detained a close confidant of former President Hugo Chavez who had been appointed Venezuela's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement in drug trafficking.

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Bellingham Herald

Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond.

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KMIZ

3 men convicted in $17 million drug conspiracy

After a trial that lasted almost a month, a federal grand jury has convicted two Lawrence men and a California man in a conspiracy that brought $17 million in drugs to Kansas.

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KMBC-TV

New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Food and Drug Administration

Bellingham Herald

Federal charges filed following hash oil blasts

U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced the charges Tuesday. Durkan said the explosions in Bellevue, Kirkland, Puyallup and Seattle resulted in multiple injuries to innocent bystanders.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Opinion

WNDU-TV South Bend

Warsaw man arrested for dealing drugs to officers

The Kosciusko County Drug Task Force Officers, Warsaw Police Department Narcotics Officers and Sheriff's Department detectives arrested 35-year-old Chad Monroe Morgan.

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Related Topix: Kosciusko County, IN, Warsaw, IN

KSWO

Officials release sketch in peacock shooting death

Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

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Daily Journal

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Philly.com

McDonald's worker charged with selling crack outside Wayne restaurant

Radnor Township police on Tuesday arrested a McDonald's employee who they say sold crack cocaine from the restaurant's parking lot in Wayne.

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EDGE

Gay Porn Star Arrested at LAX After Attempt to Smuggle Meth in Anus

British gay porn star Bruno Knight used some of the skills he's picked up in the adult film industry which led to his arrest at Los Angeles Airport on June 16 for trying to traffic samples of crystal meth from the U.S. to the U.K. via his anus.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Metropolitan Detention Center, Los Angeles, Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration

KMIZ

Peaches Geldof a relapsed addict before death

Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates, died of a heroin overdose after relapsing into use of the illegal drug following attempts to give it up, an inquest heard Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing

News Observer

Texas-based drug ring leader gets nearly 23 years

The 36-year-old Gonzales in January pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine.

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Sunherald.com

Iowa man convicted of growing pot heads to Oregon

Benton Mackenzie is a 48-year-old terminal cancer patient who was convicted earlier this month of growing 71 marijuana plants in his rural Scott County home.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal Gazette

Rx overdose numbers 'concerning'

But even though members of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Board of Health probably knew this before Monday night's meeting, seeing the numbers compiled and put into a presentation caused obvious concern.

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Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

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