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1 hr ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Man receives 11-plus years for role in drug death ...

One of two men accused of supplying methamphetamine that led to the death of a Mandan woman has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison.


Related Topix: Mandan, ND

5 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Big Island man sues for medical-marijuana access

Aaron Zeeman's lawsuit filed July 22 says the refusal by probation officers to allow him to use medical marijuana violates his rights.


Related Topix: Marijuana

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Man Convicted of Murder in Fatal Sauce Pan Beating

A New Jersey man who said he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been convicted of murder.


Related Topix: Cliffside Park, NJ

11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

California tuberculosis patient found, arrested

A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Kern County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Lamont, CA, Bakersfield, CA

15 hrs ago |

Marijuana measure won't be on suburb's ballot

The Detroit Free Press reports , however, that Grosse Pointe Park officials found an incorrect date on one set of signatures that invalided the petition drive.


Related Topix: Grosse Pointe Park, MI

19 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Trial date to be set for couple charged for 2012 marijuana grow

OROVILLE >> A judge ruled Monday there was probable cause to hold a Berry Creek couple for trial for a marijuana grow in August 2012.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Berry Creek, CA, Butte County, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Political debate over marijuana legalization heats up

MANUFACTURING MARIJUANA STEPS. STEP 7: REMOVE BUDS. The buds are removed from the stem and rest of the plant is destroyed.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada, North America, World News, Prison

Inside Bay Area

Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

From the way the Santa Cruz cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal dose of the drug aboard his yacht in Santa Cruz was surely horrific.


Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drug Testing

St. Cloud Times

'Times' pro-marijuana editorial pushes legalization debate

The New York Times' editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is fueling the decades-long debate on pot legalization.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington DC, Opinion

Ruling disallows probation ban on medical pot use

A split ruling issued Friday by a three-judge state Court of Appeals panel in Tucson overturns a Cochise County Superior Court judge's order that a drug-case probationer not use medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana


Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Seizures, Health, Colorado Springs, CO, Depakote, Valproic Acid (generic)

The Daily Beast

This is Your E-Cigarette on DrugsBy Daniel Genis

Dope smokers find e-cigarettes and high-tech 'mods' are great for smoking in public, with less fear from cops and bouncers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Marijuana

The New Zealand Herald

Hong Kong national jailed for 10 years for importing drugs

A Hong Kong national has been jailed for 10 years for importing methamphetamine worth an estimated $1 million in a statue.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

O-R Online

Heroin replacing prescription drugs as choice for addicts

Not so many months ago, prescription painkillers were blamed for most of the drug-related woes in Washington County, from crime to overdoses.


Related Topix: Washington County, PA, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Washington, PA

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Aruba to release Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

A former Venezuelan general detained in Aruba on U.S. drug charges will be released by the Dutch Caribbean island and sent home, authorities said Sunday.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Aruba, Central America, Venezuela,

British drugs mule saved by cabin crew after A 40,000 of COCAINE burst in stomach mid-flight

A British drugs mule carrying half a pound of cocaine in his stomach almost died when one of the pellets he had swallowed burst in mid-flight, sparking a full-scale passenger jet emergency.


Related Topix: North America, Bermuda, World News

The Review

DTF wants public's help keeping drug deaths down

Drug-related deaths are down this year compared to last year but are still occurring, and the Columbiana County Drug Task Force needs the public to be its eyes and ears.


Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, East Palestine, OH

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Marijuana poses more risks than many realizeMarijuana poses more...

Doctors say they're increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Merced Sun-Star

Advocates hope for broader medical marijuana law

State lawmakers this year approved legislation allowing the use of oil derived from marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Merced, CA