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  1. Drug trade's lowest rung: Peru's expendable cocaine couriersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... is a 19-year-old native Quechua with broken Spanish and a sixth-grade education. But he has at least $125,000 worth of drugs on his back that he will carry out of Peru's main coca-growing valley. He is among untold hundreds of cocaine backpackers ...


  2. Talking to kids about legal marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | WWLP

    ... 1996 at age 36, after she suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder following a sexual assault. The pharmaceutical drugs she was given to treat her PTSD stabilized her moods to the point where she was like a zombie. She couldn't interact with her ...


  3. Bill to legalize pot clears Texas House panelRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    House Bill 2165 by state Rep. David Simpson would allow possession and delivery of marijuana beginning in September, 2015 Bill to legalize pot clears Texas House panel House Bill 2165 by state Rep. David Simpson would allow possession and delivery of marijuana beginning in September, 2015 Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1Reqato AUSTIN - A proposal to legalize marijuana in Texas will head to the calendars committee and possibly the House floor after it was approved by a House committee Wednesday evening. House Bill 2165 by state Rep. David Simpson would allow possession and delivery of marijuana beginning in September, 2015.


  4. Pamlico deputies arrest two in separate casesRead the original story

    12 min ago | Sun Journal

    The first arrest occurred at about 2:20 a.m. when a deputy conducting business checks at Potter Trucking in Reelsboro noticed a vehicle occupied by Tony Vente Hodges, 52, of New Bern, parked behind the business. Officers stopped the vehicle after Hodges attempted to drive away, and noticed truck parts in the truck bed like those found at Potter Trucking.


  5. Those dumb@$$e$ at D.A.R.E. got caught with their snark meters down.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... by reefer mad dimwits of the worst sort. Research has proven that D.A.R.E. simply doesn't prevent anyone from doing drugs and, in fact, actually sometimes increases their use. And their work can result in tragedies. In Kansas, after an 11-year-old ...


  6. Neighbours cheer bust of notorious Chilliwack drug houseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Chilliwack Times

    Neighbours of a downtown Chilliwack house notorious for drug and prostitution activity finally breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday as RCMP officers raided the home, arrested several people and kicked out many more. "I am so happy right now," Rotary Street homeowner Deborah Walker said as one by one, handcuffed men and women were taken out of the house and taken away in police cars.


  7. MGH teaming up with Westford Academy students on marijuana studyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Home

    In 2012, half of Westford Academy seniors said they had smoked marijuana at least once before in a youth risk behavior survey that Emerson Hospital conducted for the local school district. What school officials and parents don't know, however, is how the drug's use affected the teenagers' abilities to think and study.


  8. Pot regulation should begin with federal government: former B.C. lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Brandon Sun

    ... of the new laws is heard. "Marijuana use can have serious negative health impacts and damage young lives. These drugs are illegal because of the harmful effect they have on users and on society," said Clarissa Lamb in an email. Victoria council will ...


  9. Super scientific study finds which drugs are most prominent at music festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    When Jay Z rapped in 2009, "MDMA got you feeling like a champion/The city never sleeps, better slip you a Ambien" in his ode to his hometown New York, he probably didn't consider that six years later, Molly would be most prominent in Las Vegas. A study conducted by DrugAbuse.com did the people's work in determining which drugs were used most at particular music festivals, producing fun results and a clean infographic , via Billboard .


  10. Up and At It | Thursday, May 7, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Northern Daily Leader

    The government will move to impose GST on services such as Netflix under new rules to be included in next budget http://t.co/gykRSEZBhX THE NSW Country Women's Association gave medical marijuana its stamp of approval at the annual state conference in Tamworth yesterday. The state CWA passed two motions - one supporting the use of the drug, and the other in support of the legalisation of growing, manufacturing and distributing marijuana for medicinal purposes.


  11. Three people arrested on drug charges by Lodi narcotics officersRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Two men and a woman were arrested on drug charges after police spotted them acting suspiciously in the parking lot of an abandoned business on South Main Street, authorities said Wednesday. Jenna Gravina, 23, of Saddle Brook, and Luis Segura-Sanchez, 23, and Richie Hernandez, 28, both of Garfield, were arrested Tuesday by members of a newly created narcotics division, said Lieutenant Robert Salerno.


  12. Two Arrested After Police Find Drugs, Cash and Stolen GunRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WEHT

    Inside they found marijuana, crystal meth, baggies, scales, a large amount of cash and a handgun that was reported stolen out of Daviess County. Coates' vehicle was also at the home. Police found more bags of marijuana, crystal meth, a scale, and even more money inside of it.


  13. Medical marijuana extension passes Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | KFVS12

    The legislation changes the program's duration to four years from when the first dispensary begins operating instead of an automatic repeal scheduled for Jan. 1, 2018. The Illinois Department of Public Health has approved 2,300 medical marijuana patients since September.


  14. St. Mary Parish narcotics reportRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division developed information that James Guerin, Jr. was selling crystal meth in the area. On April 15, 2015, Guerin fled from authorities into a bayou.


  15. State warns of synthetic marijuana risksRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Day

    The state departments of Public Health and Mental Health and Addiction Services warned Connecticut residents Tuesday about the dangers of synthetic marijuana. Synthetic marijuana is a “designer drug” that does not contain marijuana, but rather contains any of a variety of plants sprayed with laboratory-produced chemicals that mimic THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, the departments said in a news release.


  16. DEA, APD make major drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    Federal and local investigators announced a major drug bust Wednesday that they say took more than $8 million in meth and heroin off the streets. DEA agents along with Atlanta Police investigators had been looking at a home on Compton Drive near South Bend Park, as a possible method lab.


  17. North Dakota Gun Laws: How Do State Laws Apply in Oil Boom Area?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    ... have tripled, from 126 in 2009 to 336 in 2013, mostly due to drug crimes, U.S. attorney Tim Purdon told Fox News. Drugs such as heroin and methamphetamine aren't the only concern, though. Murders, aggravated assaults, rapes, human trafficking, and ...


  18. Niantic man heads to prison for stealing from neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    ... times for OxyContin and other opiates, according to his court file. While on parole, he will be prohibited from using drugs or consuming alcohol.


  19. Dick Harmon: After Max Hall's arrest, his former BYU professor had to respondRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    Just after Max Hall's secret world of addiction crashed down upon him Aug. 29, 2014, a throng of friends stepped forward to support the former BYU and NFL quarterback. Five days after news of his arrest made national headlines, Hall flew into the Salt Lake International Airport, dressed incognito, almost in disguise.


  20. Heroin seizures drop, but feds track connection to AK traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... in Ayutthaya on September 17, 2011. Yingluck Shinawatra has announced the government will begin an urgent anti-drugs campaign. AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images) PULLMAN, Wash.-- Heroin seizures ...