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  • Tammy Meyers death due to drug deal gone bad or road rage?
    Tammy Meyers buying drugs claims neighbor: Road rage killing a bad drug deal?
    Was Tammy Meyers buying drugs from the 19-year-old who is accused of gunning her down in a road rage incident? The purchasing of prescription drugs is the latest piece to find its way into this saga of a mom who was shot and killed in what was...
  • Elementary school principal charged with dealing heroin, Joshua Foust drug bust
    Elementary school principal charged with dealing heroin, Joshua Foust drug bust
    Joshua Foust, a former elementary school principal was arrested for dealing heroin, reported the New York Daily News Feb. 19. The ex-administrator of A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal, Missouri, quit his administrative position Feb. He...
  • Upstate New York facing drug epidemic
    Upstate New York facing drug epidemic
    The Utica City Drug Court in New York estimates that roughly 80 to 90 percent of its current participants are heroin or opiate addicts. According to the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Abuse, the Oneida County Drug Court has...
  • Cops searching for hooker and friends who drugged, beat and robbed john
    Cops searching for hooker who drugged, beat and robbed john
    Police in Fremont, California, are searching for a woman who posed as a prostitute named Krissy who is now accused of drugging one of her clients, tying him up, beating him, ransacking his house and robbing him. According to a Feb. 18 update from...
  • Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis
    Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis
    Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis sounds like a murder mystery. The cover of the DVD says, “Ignorance, negligence, indifference”. The documentary was produced by the Autism Media Channel, and the cover also says, “Autism and the US...
  • Marijuana
    Marijuana's 2014 sales numbers reach $700 million in Colorado
    Colorado is seeing unprecedented economic boom times right now, and a lot of it is fueled by the fastest growing industry in the nation: Marijuana. 2014 saw unprecedented growth in pot sales, both recreational and medical, to the tune of some $700...
  • Kalamazoo drug leader get life in prison
    Kalamazoo drug leader get life in prison
    Chief U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney sentenced Francis Block, 45, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, after a four-day trial that ended on October 2, 2014, he was sentenced to serve life in prison for various drug and witness tampering charges. In a...
  • Fifty-seven bought down by Operation 'Dixie Crystal'
    Fifty-seven bought down by Operation 'Dixie Crystal'
    Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina announced yesterday that a joint drug task force operation, named Operation “Dixie Crystal,” has reaped the prosecution of 57 defendants to date, the operation...
  • Couple stopped for traffic violation caught stashing cocaine in baby’s diaper
    Couple stopped for traffic violation caught stashing cocaine in baby’s diaper
    On Feb. 5, when deputies with the Volusia County Sherriff’s Office stopped a car at 4:38 p.m. for a window tint violation near Deltona, Florida, the female passenger riding in the vehicle was told by the male driver to hide a vial of crack...
  • What should consumers know?
    FDA quietly moves to change consumer warnings in DTC print ads
    In draft guidance posted online today, FDA has indicated that it will no longer require pharmaceutical marketers to include the full package insert (PI), including side effects, in direct-to-consumer (DTC) print advertisements. In order to fulfill...
  • Seth Jackson sentence: Foster Dad gets jail time in baby’s hot car death
    Seth Jackson sentence: Foster Dad gets jail time in baby’s hot car death
    On Jan. 30, Seth Jackson, the 29-year-old foster dad from Wichita, Kansas, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in November in the death of his 10-month-old foster daughter - identified only by her initials, K.P.J. - was sentenced to 32...
  • A marijuana store in Washington
    Report: Marijuana is the fastest growing industry in America
    The fastest growing industry in the United States isn’t in energy or transportation or even in technology. No, it turns out that the sector experiencing the most growth is good old-fashioned marijuana. That’s the current state of...
  • Cocaine
    Delaware man arrested for cocaine stuffed into prosthetic leg
    Bet you’ve never considered that having a prosthetic limb would afford you a brand new hiding spot. Unfortunately, as one Delaware man learned, it isn’t that good of a place when it comes to drugs and the dogs trained to find them....
  • Drug trafficking halted West Tennessee
    Drug trafficking halted West Tennessee
    Announced today by Edward L. Stanton III, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee was the arrest early today and the unsealing of an indictment charging 13 suspects with federal drug trafficking violations. The indictments...
  • Drugs
    Common drugs increase the risk for dementia
    Concerns about the possible dangerous side effects which are associated with many drugs has lead many people to aggressively search for drug free interventions to help prevent and treat illness whenever possible. Group Health Research Institute...