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22 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Four arrested in Gouldsboro drug bust

Four people were arrested Thursday by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency after police executed a search warrant at a home on Guzzle Road and found about 10 grams of heroin along with $1,000 in cash that police suspect are proceeds from the sale of drugs, MDEA indicated Friday in a prepared release.


Related Topix: Drugs, Gouldsboro, ME

4 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

New rules could keep pain pills out of hands of addicts

Nevada has the fourth highest rate of prescription drug overdose deaths in the country, according to a study by Trust for America's Health.


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

7 hrs ago | WHDH

120 marijuana plants seized from Charlton home

Charlton Police made a huge drug bust last week after seizing over 120 marijuana plants from a residence.


Related Topix: Drugs, Charlton, MA

11 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Government Wants To Buy 12 Acres Of Weed From Pot Farmers

The government wants to buy 12 acres of marijuana for research according to a listing posted on a federal government website.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Operation Medicine Drop set for September

On Saturday September 27th, law enforcement agencies will be hosting the bi-annual "Operation Medicine Drop".


Related Topix: Drugs


Harlan ER doctor suspended by Kentucky board

A Knoxville, Tennessee, doctor practicing at Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital has had his license suspended by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Medicine, Nursing

Evening Sun

Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to US charge

The son of the president of Suriname pleaded guilty on Friday to U.S. charges he sought to offer a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

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


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


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

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.


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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