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3 hrs ago | Houston Press

Houston Man Gets 20 Years in Synthetic Drug Case

The supposed mastermind behind a Houston-based synthetic drug distributorship linked to the deaths of two teens in Minnesota and North Dakota has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Healthcare Law, Law

7 hrs ago | CNN

Adam's story: 63 pills a day

The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.


Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs

12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

China in 'biggest' recent cocaine bust amid drugs war

Chinese police have with US help seized 70 kilograms of cocaine in the country's biggest single haul in recent years, state media said, as Beijing cracks down on drugs in a wider war on excess.


Related Topix: Drugs, World News, China, Asia, Prison

15 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Helicopter Swoops Into Richland, Confusing Neighbors & One Specific Cancer Patient

A helicopter swooping down and scanning the nearby Yakima River with men rappelling down on lines.


Related Topix: Richland, WA, Marijuana, Spokane, WA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Prosecutor: Teacher had cocaine delivered to school

Arin Staples, who taught at Holmes Middle School in Covington, just south of Cincinnati, resigned Aug. 15 after being questioned by the Drug Enforcement Administration.


Related Topix: Drugs


DEA Increases Restrictions on Prescription Painkillers

Getting some painkillers at your local pharmacy will soon get a little more difficult.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Pain

JD Supra

DEA Issues Final Rule Up-Scheduling Hydrocodone Combination Products from Schedule III to Schedule II

On August 22, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration published a final rule upscheduling hydrocodone combination products under the Controlled Substances Act from Schedule III to Schedule II.


Related Topix: Google, Startups

CBS 3 Springfield

Mother speaks out after her son nearly died from synthetic LSD

With just a few clicks on the internet anyone can get what law enforcement officials are calling synthetic LSD shipped to their home.


Related Topix: Drugs, Diamondhead, MS, Drug Testing, Holyoke, MA

The Baltimore Sun

Federal agents spotted at One South Street

Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the criminal investigation division of the IRS were seen inside the former Alex Brown Building at One South Street on Wednesday afternoon.



NSA Uses Google-Like Search Engine

The National Security Agency has developed its own version of Google to search through the billions of phone calls, e-mails and other electronic communications it monitors, according to a report by The Intercept.


Related Topix: Internet, Widevine Technologies, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Daily Trojan

Tighter reins on hydrocodone a big step forward

On Aug. 21, the Drug Enforcement Administration increased restrictions on the prescription of hydrocodone, the most common form of painkiller in the country.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Pain

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Convicted felon in Gold Hill now faces drugs, weapons charges

A convicted felon living in Gold Hill now faces new charges for weapons and drugs, and had a loaded gun in his easy chair when approached by deputies, according to Rowan Sheriff Kevin Auten.


Related Topix: Gold Hill, NC, Rowan County, NC

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Three indicted in McCarran drug smuggling operation

Two of three men accused in a drug smuggling operation at McCarran International Airport will be in federal court this afternoon.


Related Topix: Drugs

Philippines Today

4 drug dealers arrested in Pampanga

Four suspected drug dealers were arrested Monday in a buy-bust operation conducted by Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group , in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 3. Senior Supt.


The Daily Beast

Too Late to Wean America Off Vicodin? By Russell Saunders

The DEA's newest regulations target hydrocodone, an ingredient in America's most prescribed drug: Vicodin.


Related Topix: Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)


DEA approves manufacture of GHB at Patheon Cincinnati plant

Patheon has received approval from the DEA to bulk manufacture the schedule I product Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid from its facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Coal Valley News

New stricter rules for painkiller prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officially announced the final rule to reschedule hydrocodone-combination drugs, which are found in highly addictive painkillers like Vicodin and Lortab, from a Schedule III to a Schedule II controlled substance.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Drug Testing

US News & World Report

DEA Bribes to Amtrak Secretary Probed By DOJ Inspector General

Amtrak police officers stand guard outside Penn Station in New York on April 19, 2013.


Related Topix: US News

ABC News

Peru Police Seize 3.3 Tons of Cocaine

Peruvian police say they have seized at least 3.3 tons of cocaine, the year's biggest haul, hidden in a shipment of coal that was bound for Belgium and Spain.


Related Topix: Drugs

Cybercast News Service

DEA payments to Amtrak employee being investigated

The office of the Justice Department inspector general says it is investigating alleged payments by Drug Enforcement Administration personnel to an Amtrak employee.