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24 min ago | NewsTarget.com

Medical marijuana legalization reduces painkiller overdose deaths

A massive joint study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City was conducted to determine the impact on reducing prescription opioid deaths in states with medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Pennsylvania

24 min ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

DEA places more restrictions on hydrocodone

The federal government has further restricted one of the most widely prescribed and highly abused drugs in the nation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Prosecutor says woman shot in drug raid will not face federal charges

Neighbors and relatives have identified Lillian Nunez as the resident who was shot when U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration authorities executed a search warrant at 110 Beech St., Apartment 3. The search took place hours after police arrested four Manchester residents, two of them Nunez' daughters, on conspiracy charges related to oxycodone ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH

3 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

Multiple agencies make meth bust in East Texas hotel parking lot

Tyler police, ATF agents and DEA agents worked together on a drug seizure in a hotel parking lot Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, Health Club, Premier Fitness

4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Prescription painkiller crackdown has gone 'way too far,' some doctors believe

As vice chair of the state's Board of Medicine, Miguel called for legislative change to stem the flow of drugs that led to thousands of overdose deaths each year.

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Related Topix: Brandon, FL, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Florida, University of South Florida, Retail, CVS

8 hrs ago | Patch.com

Wall Township Police/DEA Hosting Operation Take Back September 27

On Saturday September 27, the Wall Township Police in conjunction with the DEA will host Operation Take Back from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the department headquarters, located at 2700 Allaire Road in Wall.

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10 hrs ago | Queerty

Your Week Is Off To A Better Start Than Porn Actor Bruno Knight Following LAX Meth Bust

Tuesday morning after a long weekend can feel like a slow drag back into the merciless realities of life.

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12 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Was Charleston man victim of mistaken identity in DEA bitcoin seizure?

Bitcoin is a virtual currency that can be sent directly to other users with no involvement from banks or middle men.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

15 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

El Dorado County part of major Drug-Trafficking Bust

An investigation by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration has led to a case made public last Thursday that names Kenneth Tam, 53; Gerald Osborne, 56; Sherlynn Charles, 52; Marco Antonio Borja, 38; Adalberto Valenzuela-Ruiz, 30; and Nelson Gutierrez, 26 by federal grand jury that returned a 17-count indictment.

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23 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

ARH doctor suspended

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure suspended Dr. Donald Ramsey, of Knoxville, last week after an evaluation determined "he cannot practice with reasonable skill and safety at this time."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kentucky, Phentermine (generic), Ionamin, Adipex-P

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Author: LSD missile silo crime case verges on 'Breaking Bad'

Guy Hargreaves has written a book about the law enforcement raid of a former nuclear missile silo in Wamego, which netted chemicals to produce millions of doses of LSD, the hallucinogenic drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wamego, KS, Junction City, KS, University of Kansas

Star-Telegram.com

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Peru, World News,

The Lebanon Daily News

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons .

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Marion County police agencies adding Rx drop boxes

The growing number of law enforcement agencies collecting unwanted prescription drugs with drop boxes now includes the Speedway Police Department in Marion County.

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Related Topix: Marion County, IN, Speedway, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Lawrence, IN

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Board shuts down El Monte Boys & Girls Club amid allegations of gang activity

EL MONTE >> Leaders have closed the doors of the former Boys & Girls Club on Mountain View Road amid allegations gang members with ties to the Mexican Mafia hold meetings and sell drugs there.

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Related Topix: El Monte, CA, Family, Kids, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Charitable Organizations

Marin Independent Journal

Dr. Bill Elliott: Crackdown on pain-killers to combat abuse, deaths

The statistics on prescription drug abuse in this country are staggering. One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug overdose partially because the US population has been flooded with prescription pain relievers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Pain, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

WDJT

Painkillers leading to heroin addictions

The US Drug Enforcement Administration announced stricter rules for painkiller prescriptions calling them highly abused and addictive.

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Business Insurance

Reclassification of opioid painkillers may boost workers compensation costs

Tighter controls on opioid prescription painkillers issued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration last month may increase workers compensation costs in the short term, but over the long term they could help reduce overuse of opioids.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Ultram, Tramadol (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Trinadad Express

Cops probe $m party financier

Port of Spain Six individuals are being invesA tigated in relation to the US$100 million cocaine bust in the United States in December where the drug was hidden in juice cans which carried local labels.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Norfolk, VA, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Speedway police will have a prescription drug drop-box like this one at the Marion County Jail.

Speedway police will join a list of law enforcement agencies that have installed a drop box for unwanted prescription drugs.

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Related Topix: Speedway, IN, Marion County, IN, Indiana, Lawrence, IN, Zionsville, IN

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