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19 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, UC San Francisco

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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."


12 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Drugs

16 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: York County, PA

21 hrs ago | 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.


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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Salem, OR


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)


Related Topix: Marijuana, Agriculture, Science


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)


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD

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.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Stanislaus County, CA


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.


Related Topix: Highlands Ranch, CO, Douglas County, CO

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.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Surprise, AZ

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.


Related Topix: Danville, CA

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.


Related Topix: Pueblo County, CO, Pueblo, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, Drugs


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.


Related Topix: Mexico, PA, Drugs


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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Sparks, NV, Reno, NV

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.


Related Topix: Twin Falls, ID

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.


Related Topix: Prison

Thu Apr 17, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston