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25 min ago | Marietta Times

W.Va. officials promote drug take-back effort

A federal prosecutor and a West Virginia sheriff's office are promoting awareness of a prescription drug collection effort set for this weekend.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lincoln County News

Dresden Couple Pleads Guilty to Heroin Trafficking

Travis Crowley pleaded guilty April 18 and will serve nine months in jail and three years of probation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Maine, Wiscasset, ME

ABC2 Maryland

Two Glen Burnie men arrested in large drug bust

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - Justin Smith thought the biggest danger around his home came with his two-year-old behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Glen Burnie, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

WTVY Dothan

Attorney General Luther Strange Urges Alabamians to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Attorney General Luther Strange again is urging Alabamians to participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at locations throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, Weird

WITN

Several Pounds Of Synthetic Drug Seized In Greenville, Raleigh

Police say a two month investigation led them to a traffic stop and arrest in Greenville, along with a search in Raleigh where more than 5-1/2 pounds of a synthetic drug was found.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Raleigh, NC, Greenville, NC

Broward-Palm Beach

Has Fugitive Cop Surfaced in Brazil?

In the summer of 2011, Boynton Beach cop David Britto - a former Marine and 2010 Officer of the Year - was arrested on charges of possession of and conspiring to traffic methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, Drugs, World News, Brazil

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Drug Take Back Day Slated For Saturday

This Saturday marks another Drug Take Back Day in Van Buren County. The Sheriff's Office is teaming with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Medical Examiner's Office, and Health Department to collect expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medication from the public.

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Related Topix: Van Buren County, MI

Trinidad Guardian

Just say yes? The rise of - study drugs' in college

After taking Adderall, says one university student, "I just feel very alive and awake and ready for challenges that come my way."

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Free, anonymous drug drop-off to be held

On Saturday, April 26, Indiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration will hold a Drug Take Back Event where residents can drop off expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Drug Take back Planned For Burley And Rupert Area

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Cassia County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Related Topix: Burley, ID, Rupert, ID, Cassia County, ID

KETV-TV

DEA task force conducts Easter raid

AN EASTER SURPRISE FOR A SUSPECTED OMAHA DRUG RING. ONLY KETV NEWSWATCH 7 IS THERE ... WHEN AGENTS REMOVE EVIDENCE AND A SEIZE AN S-U-V.

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The Modesto Bee

Ohioans encouraged to dispose of medications

The event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday allows people to drop off expired or unused prescription medications.

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Sunherald.com

Massachusetts to participate in drug take-back day

The Northwestern District Attorney's Office, Drug Enforcement Administration, Hampshire and Franklin sheriff's departments, local police, prevention coalitions and other partners have collected more than seven tons of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs since 2011.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Easthampton, MA, Southampton, MA, South Hadley, MA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Children prescribed codeine despite safety concerns

Despite strong evidence against the use of codeine in children, codeine-containing medications continue to be prescribed to large numbers of children each year, a study finds.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, UC San Francisco

Ubergizmo

Crook Uses Heat Vision Drone To Target Weed Growhouses

Law enforcement agencies, such as the DEA in the US, have used thermal imaging cameras for a long time to locate marijuana growhouses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gadgets

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Nurse Jackie RECAP 4/20/14: Season 6 Episode 2 "Pillgrimage"

Tonight on Showtime the twisted and darkly funny NURSE JACKIE is back with a new episode called, " Pillgrimage."

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The York Daily Record

Police: Upper Allen Township robbery connected with Mexican drug cartel

Demis Ulises Mokay-Fong, 31, of the 900 block of Oak Ridge Road, Orlando, Fla., arrested in connected with the Sinaloa Cartel.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Drugs

York Dispatch

York County police participate in drug take-back effort

Organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration, with local and state police taking part, the events have proven successful since introduced nearly four years ago.

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Related Topix: York County, PA

Alice24-7.com

DEA hosting event for prescription drug disposal

Brenda Poe News & Graphics The United States Drug Enforcement Agency will be in Alice on Saturday, April 26, to help local citizens dispose of their unused or expired medication safely.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: Drugs, Salem, OR

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