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1 hr ago | 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.


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

3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Drug Testing

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, January

8 hrs ago |

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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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)


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014


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.


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 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.


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

KING-TV Seattle

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Police say Maitland, Florida, resident John Manwaring and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession after Sunday's arrests in connection with drug dealing near the Boston Common public park.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Maitland, FL, Seattle, WA

Charges withdrawn for 4 men arrested in police investigation linked to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Charges have been dropped against the man who reportedly tried to broker the sale of an infamous video in which Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears to smoke crack cocaine.


The CPA Technology Advisor

Marijuana Edibles a New Industry for Pot-trepreneurs

Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Candy, Recipes, Quincy, MA


Conn. Woman arrested on I-684 on drug charges

New York State police say a passenger in a car pulled over for speeding was found to be carrying 85 pills of the painkiller Oxycodone.


Related Topix: Waterbury, CT

News Observer

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

But Brownback's foes now see the Aug. 5 election fortunes of Winn, who owns a Wichita-area property management company, as a barometer of the governor's vulnerability in November.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Marijuana

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Man arrested on drinking, drugs charges

Lawton Police say Ivan Rodriguez also had three grams of marijuana in his possession when he was pulled over on NW Cache road near NW 34th Street just after midnight.



Illinois legalizes medical marijuana for children with seizures

Illinois children and adults with epilepsy will soon be allowed to use marijuana to ease their symptoms under a law signed on Sunday by Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, the latest in a series of measures loosening restrictions on cannabis by U.S. states.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Pat Quinn, US Governors