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  1. FBI airs claims against former deputy in hearingRead the original story

    53 min ago | Washington Times

    A federal magistrate judge has refused to grant bail for a former St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputy indicted in rape-related drug charges along with his co-defendant, former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper. WWL-TV reports that a bond hearing Thursday included accusations by FBI agents that Brandon Licciardi beat his girlfriend, worked for a bookie and trafficked in club drugs.

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  2. A big year for cannabisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hammer of Truth

    There have been major stories regarding cannabis over the last 15 months. On August 29, 2013, the Department of Justice announced , "Based on assurances that those states [that have legalized cannabis] will impose an appropriately strict regulatory system, the Department has informed the governors of both states that it is deferring its right to challenge their legalization laws at this time."

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  3. Labor takes action on iceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    The State Opposition says it will craft a Statewide methamphetamine action plan, a week after Collie MP Mick Murray went public with the plight of dealing with his daughter Bree's 15-year addiction to the drug. Labor will reach out to 100 stakeholders in the new year to seek input and advice on how best to develop the plan to stem the flow of the drug and provide better support.

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  4. Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen useRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... Nearly 6 percent of 12th-graders reported daily use. -Fewer teens are trying synthetic marijuana, highly dangerous drugs known by such names as K2 and Spice. About 6 percent of seniors said they had used fake pot this year, down from 8 percent last ...

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  5. Supreme Court Pot Fight Threatens Administration's Exercise of Executive DiscretionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Law.com

    ... control and regulation system (including the Federal government's prioritization of the interdiction of Schedule I drugs including marijuana), directly conflicts with and otherwise stands as an obstacle to the mandate of Congress that all possession ...

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  6. Former Ariz. deputy may have charges dropped due to errorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... Navarrette, a member of the Maricopa County Sheriff's human smuggling unit, was caught laundering money and moving drugs for an Arizona-based smuggling ring with ties to Mexico, authorities said. The 10-year police veteran was apprehended in a sting ...

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  7. Pot still preferred drug in Canadian army, while cocaine gains ground: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Marijuana remains the drug of choice for members of the Canadian army, based on the Force's latest blind drug testing report that also found cocaine is gaining popularity among some members. The report, done between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2013, found the overall drug consumption rate has been relatively stable since 2010 but suggested young, non-commissioned members were more prone to do drugs.

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  8. Street gangs 'are putting differences aside to form supergang'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Metro

    ... is a worrying trend as police forces across the country warn that parts of Britain are on the brink of another vicious drugs war as street gangs square up for control of the lucrative heroin and cocaine trade. According to gangland and law ...

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  9. Alabama officials seeing more drug addicted babies: 'It's not fair to these innocent...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Called NAS, the syndrome is a condition in which a newborn presents symptoms of withdrawal after being exposed to drugs in the womb. During 2010-13 in Alabama, 1,001 babies were born with NAS, the Alabama Medicaid Agency report said. In 2013 there ...

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  10. 'Inherent Vice' review: Crime romp a deliriously exotic collab...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

    Inherent Vice, Paul Thomas Anderson's daring and dazzling collaboration with reclusive novelist Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr., is an acquired taste. Some may find it sour and even repulsive, with its pathological anarchy of flavours.

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  11. Mike Pitts' Pot Bill: A Sensible First StepRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FITSNews

    We've opined on numerous occasions in favor of legalizing drugs. Why? Because America's ongoing war against them has been a $1.2 trillion failure - and because the resources this war continues siphoning from cops, courts and correctional facilities is money that doesn't get spent on more critical needs.

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  12. Man in court on drugs chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    A SOUTHAMPTON man appeared at the city crown court in connection with the discovery of more than 50 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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  13. Danbury man accused of selling cocaine, heroin at his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Times

    ... served a search warrant on his residence. The investigation stemmed from citizen complaints that Rivera was selling drugs from his residence and around the Fairfield Ridge Road area, police said. Based on surveillance of Rivera and his residence, ...

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  14. We're out to get youRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    ... police laboratory in Nasova. "As indicated earlier police will track down those who are cultivating or dealing with drugs during the one-month Christmas operation," she said. "Again a reminder for those intending to get involved in such trades to ...

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  15. Shanghai restaurant suspects in Hyannis face multiple drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    The three Hyannis men arrested Friday night for allegedly dealing drugs in plain sight at the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, which police call a "drug dealer's clubhouse," will be arraigned Monday in Barnstable District Court. HYANNIS The three Hyannis men arrested Friday night for allegedly dealing drugs in plain sight at the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, which police call a "drug dealer's clubhouse," will be arraigned Monday in Barnstable District Court.

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  16. Rock Scully, Grateful Deada s manager, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Rock Scully learned his mission in life at an Acid Test, one of the drug-drenched, strobe-lit parties the author Ken Kesey staged in the San Francisco area in the mid-1960s. Owsley Stanley, the notoriously prodigious maker of LSD, introduced Scully in 1965 to the scraggly, zonked-out members of a band that had just changed its name from the Warlocks to the Grateful Dead.

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  17. When the war on women meets the war on drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... has exploded, going from 300,000 in 1980 to over 2.3 million today. The increase is due largely to the war on drugs that has targeted people of color and applied discriminatory mandatory minimum sentences, even for first-time offenders. Not widely ...

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  18. Re: Fact: Cannabis Kills MRSA, Disrupts Prion DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    ... of infected mice given injections of CBD. "The authors conclude that CBD likely represents a new class of anti-prion drugs." "These findings are encouraging, as prions are very difficult to kill. According to the National Institute of Neurological ...

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  19. Starmount student charged in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    During a security sweep at the Starmount High School parking lot on Dec. 16, Tristin Dwayne Cummings, 19, of Jonesville, was found to be in possession of narcotics, marijuana and a weapon, a knife, on the school property, according to a report from the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office. He was arrested and charged with two felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver controlled substances, one misdemeanor of simple possession marijuana and one misdemeanor possession of weapons on educational property.

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  20. Wiz Khalifa meets his match in Rick Ross as the rappers toast his...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Was Brooklyn double cop killer carrying out the work of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang? Police probe links to group who promised to avenge the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown 'This is the worst day of my life': Heart-breaking Facebook post of Jaden Ramos, 13, on being told his cop father had been shot dead and wouldn't be coming home Saluting the fallen: Hundreds of NYPD staff pay their respects as bodies of two 'executed' police officers are driven past in ambulances Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he is accused of having 'blood on his hands' over anti-police sentiments North Korea threatens to 'blow up' the White House after claiming to find 'clear evidence' that the GOVERNMENT was behind controversial Sony film The Interview North Korea's cyber hack was not 'an act of war' Obama says - it was 'cyber vandalism' - and Sony's ... (more)

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