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52 min ago | New Jersey State Police

Troopers And Partners Shut Down Two Heroin Mills, Seize Drugs, Guns And Ammunition

Paterson City, N.J. A cooperative investigation headed by the New Jersey State Police led to the dismantling of two homes operating as heroin mills, and the seizure of guns, ammunition, and drugs valued at $116,400.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Passaic County, NJ, Paterson, NJ

9 hrs ago | Drugs.com

Popping Pills in America: Can the DEA Fix This?

There's no doubt about it the U.S. is a big consumer of prescription painkillers .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Pain

Sun Jul 13, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

DEA Investigating Potential Painkiller Abuse In NFL: Report

Federal agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency are quietly investigating potential painkiller abuse in NFL locker rooms, according to a report.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

OKC doctor pays $40,000 to settle claims involving violations of controlled substance act

Rogers, D.O., who practices in Oklahoma City, has agreed to pay $40,000 to the United States to settle civil penalty claims stemming from allegations that he violated the controlled substances act, according to officials.

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The Washington Post

DEA investigating distribution of prescription drugs in NFL, report says

A recent lawsuit in which former NFL players allege they were improperly supplied prescription pain medication has triggered an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the New York Daily News reports.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, New York Daily News, Percodan, Aspirin/Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Toradol, Ketorolac (generic)

The Macon Telegraph

Synthetic drug called N-Bomb can be deadly to kids

The drug commonly known as N-Bomb, which causes hallucinations and a feeling of euphoria, has been blamed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for at least 19 deaths of people aged 15 to 29 between March 2012 and last November.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Teenagers

The Big Lead

The DEA Is Reportedly Investigating the NFL for Prescription Drug Abuse

This past May, Jim McMahon and Richard Dent were amongst a group of eight former NFL players that sued the league over illegal painkiller distribution .

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Related Topix: Drugs

Windsor Beacon

Voices: A window into troubled lives

Not long ago, I observed from the doorway as DEA agents executed a search warrant on a suspected heroin dealer's drab, one-bedroom duplex in a scruffy Albuquerque neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Arts, Painting, Kids, Family

Alphecca

DEA Going After Medical Pot Growers & Users That Own Guns

At least four other cases have been filed recently in Eastern Washington's federal courts.

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Related Topix: Union Gap, WA

ESPN

Report: DEA looking into NFL painkiller use

The DEA has launched an investigation into potential painkiller abuse in the NFL, the New York Daily News reported Saturday, citing three sources familiar with the probe.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Clarksville Online

Clarksville Police Department partners with Tennessee's Pharmaceutical Take Back Program

The Clarksville Police Department in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Office of Sustainable Practices have partnered as part of Tennessee's Pharmaceutical Take Back Program.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Drug dealers' car dealers plead guilty

Federal agents from the DEA, FBI, Border Patrol and IRS, assisted by El Cajon police and sheriff's deputies, conducted a series of coordinated raids of two homes in Del Cerro and Autohaus San Diego in Grantville on Dec. 5, 2012.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Tax, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Diego, CA, Grantville (San Diego, CA)

The Baltimore Sun

Are 1 in 10 Baltimoreans really addicted to heroin?

A total of 60,000 heroin addicts in Baltimore: It's a number that has cropped up in news stories and public pronouncements in various forms over the years.

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Related Topix: Drugs

The Orlando Sentinel

10 charged in Central Florida drug ring

A months long investigation that included confidential sources and wire taps led to the take down of a major drug-trafficking organization involving 10 Central Florida residents, state officials announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Orlando, FL

Los Angeles Times

DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics

At the Drug Enforcement Administration Museum in Arlington, Va., an exhibit re-creates a head shop selling marijuana paraphernalia in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Denver, CO

JD Supra

DEA Schedules Tramadol As A Schedule IV Controlled Substance

On July 2, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration published its Final Rule placing tramadol into Schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act .

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Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Prescription drug drop-off boxes spread across U.S.

To supplement National Take Back Days already occurring in many cities twice a year, many police departments have received permanent prescription drug drop off boxes.

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Related Topix: Ames, IA

Switched

Judge Upholds Marijuana Warrant For Woman Who Shopped At Garden Store

An Illinois judge on Thursday upheld the validity of a warrant to search a woman's house for marijuana based in part on the fact that she shopped at a garden store, but also took a little time to acknowledge the popular outrage the warrant generated.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Home Gardening, Home

Townhall

Slate: SCOTUS Term Ended Well, Unless You're A Woman

Of course, the liberal, and - Washington Post affiliated, site Slate had to continue lamenting the series of judicial losses they endured at the end of the Supreme Court's term.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Samuel Alito

WeHoNews.com

West Hollywood's Zen pot dispensary moment

Faced with a decision to suspend or revoke license allowing the medical marijuana dispensary Zen Healing Collective to operate in West Hollywood, the Business License Commission on Tuesday took a considered approach to seek additional information - mainly with an eye to ensuring that the convicted felon who once ran it have not and do not reap ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Beverly Hills, CA

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