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2 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

9 Arrested in Fond du Lac Drug Bust

Nine people are behind bars after a major arrest operation targeting drug dealers Wednesday in the City of Fond du Lac the police department says.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lawrence University

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ABC Action News

Designer drug 25i led to USF student's death

Russell Alonzo, 20, fell seven stories to his death after ingesting a dangerous designer drug called 25i.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Tampa, FL

Observer & Eccentric

Prescription drug take back day set for Saturday

Leaders from the city of Royal Oak, along with U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, gathered Wednesday to spread awareness about the upcoming National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Related Topix: Royal Oak, MI

WCAV

LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Va. Teens in the Hospital

CBS News/AP - A new trend in psychedelic drugs is raising concerns after three teenage girls had to be hospitalized in Loudoun County, Va.

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NBC29

5 People Charged after Drug Bust in Madison County

On April 22, 2014 the Madison County Sheriff's Office and the Blue Ridge Narcotics/Gang Task Force responded to a suspicious person call in the Burnt Tree subdivision of Madison County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Orange, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Synthetic drug sends 3 teens to hospital

The Loudoun County Sheriff's office says three teens ended up in the hospital earlier this month after they took what is believed to be a synthetic, illegal drug known as 25i.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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

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