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3 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

Salem-area residents arrested with guns, meth

According to Oregon State Police, the narcotics team joined with a Salem DEA taskforce in the investigation that began with a traffic stop and then a search warrant served at a residence.

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7 hrs ago | Salon

Why America's fired up about hemp

Hemp: It's not just for health food smoothies and hippie clothing. The unintended victim of the United States' prohibition on cannabis - it got swept up in the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 and is now blacklisted by the DEA under the Controlled Substances Act - the plant is beginning to be seen by many as the solution to any number of the country's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police to Accept Unused Prescription Drugs No Questions Asked

From a news release: Residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs on Saturday, April 26. The Gaithersburg Police Department and other allied law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will help residents rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto police chief looks at ways to protect core services

An officer with the Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement Agency helps eradicate pot plants in west Stanislaus County on Tuesday, Sept.

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19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Highlands Ranch participates in National Drug Take-Back Day April 26

The 8th National Drug Take-Back Day is taking place in communities across the country on Saturday, April 26. The Highlands Ranch Metro District, Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Centennial Water and Sanitation District are hosting the local event.

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23 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Brandon doctor found guilty in pill mill investigation

A Brandon doctor who prescribed tens of thousands of doses of pain medication while working at Florida pill mills now faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KTAR

4 Arizonans indicted, 1 arrested in national steriod distribution ring

Eight people, including four from Surprise, Ariz., have been indicted in a national underground steroid distribution ring after the Drug Enforcement Administration wrapped up a 15-month investigation.

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Inside Bay Area

Looking to get rid of your prescription drugs? Danville police offers Drug Takeback Day

The Danville police department will participate in Drug Takeback Day on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the town offices at 510 La Gonda Way.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

DEA announces Pueblo County meth trafficking ring bust

The Drug Enforcement Administration held a news conference in Pueblo Friday to announce a meth trafficking ring bust.

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WPMT-TV York

Police arrest two men involved in Mexican drug cartel and robbery

Upper Allen Township Police arrest two men that turned out to be involved in a Mexican drug cartel in Florida.

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KTVN Reno

Sparks Business, Reno Home Raided in Drug Investigation

Lyon County deputies and the Drug Enforcement Agency have raided a Sparks business and a Reno home and confiscated hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of drugs.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Twin Falls Police Department To Host Prescription Drug Drop-off

The Twin Falls Police Department and Neuhoff Communications will provide an opportunity for citizens of Twin Falls to safely dispose of old prescription medications at 9 a.m. April 26 at KMVT/Fox 14 studios located at 1100 Blue Lakes Blvd. North in Twin Falls.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Feds say cop tipped drug, gun seller to snitch

For a gun-selling drug dealer, Mark Bryant couldn't have been too surprised when federal agents came calling in May 2013.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Lowcountry Punch by Boo Walker is Available Now

If you're sick of winter weather, take a trip to Charleston, SC, rated #1 city in the US for three years running by the Cond Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.

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WESH-TV

Deputies: Business associate helped accused sex offender flee

LIVE ON MERRITT ISLAND, DAN BILLOW, WESH 2 NEWS. RIGHT NOW AT FOUR, NEW REVELATIONS ABOUT THE MAN ACCUSED OF SKIPPING TOWN TO AVOID CHILD SEX CHARGES AND THE PEOPLE WHO ALLEGEDLY HELPED HIM GET OUT OF THE COUNTRY.

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CBS Local

Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation

State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called "Operation Exile."

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Star Tribune

Minnesota heroin crackdown: 65 arrests, $250K in cash seized

Jack Riley, Special Agent-in-Charge, announces a statewide crackdown on heroin distributors launched this week has resulted in more than 65 arrests and the seizure of more than $250,000 in cash, federal prosecutors and county attorneys said Thursday.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Ohio bans 2 chemicals used to make synthetic drugs

In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 file photo, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine speaks at West Carrollton Middle School in West Carrollton, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican

Weirton Daily Times

Meth lab was first found in county in 10 years

Tuesday's arrest of a suspected methamphetamine maker was the first involving a clandestine laboratory in northern Hancock County in more than 10 years, a drug task force official said.

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KMIZ

The rise of college 'study drugs'

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky

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