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22 min ago | Windsor Beacon

Voices: A window into troubled lives

Not long ago, I observed from the doorway as DEA agents executed a search warrant on a suspected heroin dealer's drab, one-bedroom duplex in a scruffy Albuquerque neighborhood.


Related Topix: Drugs, Arts, Painting, Kids, Family

2 hrs ago | Alphecca

DEA Going After Medical Pot Growers & Users That Own Guns

At least four other cases have been filed recently in Eastern Washington's federal courts.


Related Topix: Union Gap, WA

6 hrs ago | ESPN

Report: DEA looking into NFL painkiller use

The DEA has launched an investigation into potential painkiller abuse in the NFL, the New York Daily News reported Saturday, citing three sources familiar with the probe.


Related Topix: Drugs

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Clarksville Online

Clarksville Police Department partners with Tennessee's Pharmaceutical Take Back Program

The Clarksville Police Department in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Office of Sustainable Practices have partnered as part of Tennessee's Pharmaceutical Take Back Program.


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Drug dealers' car dealers plead guilty

Federal agents from the DEA, FBI, Border Patrol and IRS, assisted by El Cajon police and sheriff's deputies, conducted a series of coordinated raids of two homes in Del Cerro and Autohaus San Diego in Grantville on Dec. 5, 2012.


Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Tax, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Diego, CA, Grantville (San Diego, CA)

The Baltimore Sun

Are 1 in 10 Baltimoreans really addicted to heroin?

A total of 60,000 heroin addicts in Baltimore: It's a number that has cropped up in news stories and public pronouncements in various forms over the years.


Related Topix: Drugs

The Orlando Sentinel

10 charged in Central Florida drug ring

A months long investigation that included confidential sources and wire taps led to the take down of a major drug-trafficking organization involving 10 Central Florida residents, state officials announced Friday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Orlando, FL

Los Angeles Times

DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics

At the Drug Enforcement Administration Museum in Arlington, Va., an exhibit re-creates a head shop selling marijuana paraphernalia in the 1970s.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Denver, CO

JD Supra

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.


Related Topix: Ames, IA


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