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DEA Schedules Tramadol As A Schedule IV Controlled Substance

On July 2, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration published its Final Rule placing tramadol into Schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act .


Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Prescription drug drop-off boxes spread across U.S.

To supplement National Take Back Days already occurring in many cities twice a year, many police departments have received permanent prescription drug drop off boxes.


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Judge Upholds Marijuana Warrant For Woman Who Shopped At Garden Store

An Illinois judge on Thursday upheld the validity of a warrant to search a woman's house for marijuana based in part on the fact that she shopped at a garden store, but also took a little time to acknowledge the popular outrage the warrant generated.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Home Gardening, Home


Slate: SCOTUS Term Ended Well, Unless You're A Woman

Of course, the liberal, and - Washington Post affiliated, site Slate had to continue lamenting the series of judicial losses they endured at the end of the Supreme Court's term.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Samuel Alito

West Hollywood's Zen pot dispensary moment

Faced with a decision to suspend or revoke license allowing the medical marijuana dispensary Zen Healing Collective to operate in West Hollywood, the Business License Commission on Tuesday took a considered approach to seek additional information - mainly with an eye to ensuring that the convicted felon who once ran it have not and do not reap ... (more)


Related Topix: Marijuana, Beverly Hills, CA


5 arrested in Mendocino County pot raids

Local, state and federal law enforcement officials Wednesday eradicated 2,382 marijuana plants, seized more than 200 pounds of processed pot and arrested five people at several Willits-area locations, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said.


Related Topix: Mendocino County, CA, Willits, CA


Sinaloa drug cartel leader 'Chino Antrax' extradit...

A suspected high-level Sinaloa drug cartel operative known as "Chino Antrax" was extradited on Thursday from the Netherlands to the United States, where he faces charges related to drug smuggling, the Justice Department said.


Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Man left in DEA cell says lights were turned off

A veteran and a little boy in Farmington, MN have formed an unlikely friendship.This is a story you just have to watch! A veteran and a little boy in Farmington, MN have formed an unlikely friendship.This is a story you just have to watch! MADISON, Wis.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, River Falls, WI, Black River Falls, WI

The Advocate

Man accused of giving student-athlete steroids pleads not guilty

A former Donaldsonville High School strength coach and physical education teacher pleaded not guilty Thursday to drug and juvenile delinquency charges arising from accusations he gave an unsuspecting student-athlete anabolic steroids earlier this year.


University Place teacher arrested for selling narcotics

Tacoma police arrested a University Place teacher Thursday for alleged selling narcotics.


Related Topix: Drugs, University Place, WA

Los Angeles Times

Student nearly killed after being left in DEA cell is back at school

Student Daniel Chong talks about his ordeal while in the custody of the Drug Enforcement Administration, when he was forgotten and left without food and water for five days, at a news conference Thursday in San Diego.


Related Topix: UC San Diego


Long-term drug investigation nets more than two dozen arrests

Camdenton Police, the Camden Co. Sheriff's Department and the LANEG conducted a drug search warrant at Hippie Spirit and found 754 packages of synthetic marijuana, drug paraphernalia related to packaging and selling the drugs.


Related Topix: Drugs

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

(MANHATTAN, N.Y.) Member of Violent Home Invasion Robbery Crew Sentenced...

Randall Martinez was sentenced late yesterday to 264 months in prison by United States District Judge Sandra L. Townes at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, New York


The Only Solution to U.S. Immigration Problem

The United States of America must openly negotiate with the Drug Cartels and our representatives will be required to act as a negotiating party for several departments in the Federal government to include but not limited to the FBI, who handles terrorism, The DEA, who handles Drug Law enforcement, the DOD, who control our military forces and ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Immigration Reform, Prison, Ronald Reagan, George Bush

Lebanon Democrat

Governor tackles prescription drug abuse

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner E. Douglas Varney and others recently announced "Prescription for Success," the state's plan to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Drug testing needed for doctors

Larry was a doctor trainee at a hospital where I taught in Burbank. I recommended that he not pass, due to very poor preparation and work habits.


Related Topix: Drug Testing, Medicine, Drugs, Nursing

Vancouver Courier

Marijuana's martyr: Marc Emery

The pot seed business that put him on the U.S. DEA's hit list was not about money, says Marc Emery.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison, Canada


Spain arrests 32 in swoop on suspected members of Italy's Camorra

Spanish police have arrested 32 suspected members of Italy's Camorra crime group they say were involved in drug trafficking, extortion, fraud and money laundering, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Mafia

New York Post

Celebrity doctor busted for illegal possession of prescription meds

Park Avenue Dr. Cheryl Karcher was picked up at 8:30 a.m. and hauled to the 19th Precinct station house.


Nashua Telegraph

Pair facing slew of drug charges, accused by police of making drug runs to Nashua

Police have charged a woman and a man with several felony-level drug charges, accusing them of trying to sell cocaine, heroin and prescription pills.


Related Topix: Drugs, Nashua, NH