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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, January

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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Related Topix: Marijuana

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

KREM-TV Spokane

Recreational marijuana qualifies for Oregon ballot

Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after state elections officials on Tuesday said the measure qualified for the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Clatsop County, OR, Spokane, WA

McClatchy

Rand Paul wants to let ex-cons vote, reduce drug offenses

Paul, a likely Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said he has a friend whose brother grew marijuana plants 30 years ago at college.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Rand Paul

Tri-cityherald.com

US cracks down on Caribbean drug trafficking ring

The indictment charges members of the group with generating some $127 million in revenue by trafficking Colombian cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten by boat and plane for almost a decade.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Lottery

Bioscience Technology

Correction: Marijuana Research-Professor Fired

In a story July 18 about a marijuana researcher who was fired from the University of Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the university is looking for a new researcher who can raise more money.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

The Modesto Bee

Pennsylvania man convicted in 'leftover' pot trial

Pisani was sentenced to 1 to 2 years in state prison after he was convicted of possessing hundreds of marijuana plants at his home in 2010.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Modesto, CA, Weird

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Man accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Ohio

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Woman whose kids drowned pleads guilty to felonies

The mother of two toddlers who drowned in a San Diego County swimming pool has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony child endangerment.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, San Diego, CA

Courier News

Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 guardsmen to border

Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 Guardsmen to border Texas governor sends National Guardsmen to Mexico border Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://usat.ly/1rw5B0G Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of "lip service" from the federal government.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

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