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  1. Central California narcotics officers arrested on corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... s. Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward says 40 criminal cases the officers were involved with -- mostly involving drugs and most of them pending -- have been thrown out. He says that number's likely to rise.

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  2. Bodies recovered from Columbus police helicopter that crashed in Alabama river, pilot identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The body Retired Columbus Police officer and Metro Narcotics pilot David Hall's body was recovered from Lake Mitchell in central Alabama's Chilton County Sunday. The helicopter he was piloting hit a wire over the river and crashed Friday, Nov. 16 The bodies of two people who died when a Columbus-based Metro Narcotics Task Force helicopter crashed around midday Friday after striking a power line in the Lake Mitchell portion of the Coosa River, in central Alabama's Chilton County, have been recovered, with the pilot's identity released.

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  3. Fort Morgan Police InvestigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fort Morgan Times

    Editor's Note: The Fort Morgan Times relies on reports from law enforcement to create the blotter. All charges are alleged by law enforcement and may not reflect the charges filed by the court.

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  4. U.S. Coast Guard offloads almost 20 tons of cocaine in South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHAS11

    What's worth about $500 million and weighs about the same as eight adult male black rhinos? The amount of cocaine the U.S. Coast Guard confiscated in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The Coast Guard Cutter James crew unloaded about 18.5 tons of cocaine Thursday at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.

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  5. Woman tied to Bull Valley marijuana trafficking operation could face harsher sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Northwest Herald

    A woman who previously was charged in connection with her fiance's suspected multistate drug trafficking operation could receive a harsher sentence for her alleged involvement. McHenry County Assistant State's Attorney Brian Miller has filed a petition to revoke 28-year-old Jamie Lee's probation, claiming police arrested her July 15 in Palatine and charged her with possession of 10 to 30 grams of marijuana.

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  6. Soares, now an insider, channels outsider rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced he will no longer prosecute the two lowest level of marijuana possession cases and will ask courts to seal the records of anyone previously convicted of those charges on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, during a press conference at his offices in Albany, N.Y. less Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced he will no longer prosecute the two lowest level of marijuana possession cases and will ask courts to seal the records of anyone previously convicted of ... more Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced he will no longer prosecute the two lowest level of marijuana possession cases and will ask courts to seal the records of anyone previously convicted of those charges on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, during a press conference at his offices in Albany, N.Y. less Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced he ... (more)

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  7. Sheriff: Three Worth County Women Arrested for Illegal Possession of DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    Three women are in jail at Worth County after deputies conducted a drug search warrant at a home in Northwood on Saturday. The Worth County Sheriff's Office says deputies were at a residence at 906 3rd Avenue North in Northwood late Saturday night doing a search.

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  8. Natural extracts and synthetics square off as cannabinoid drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    ... plant. Yet some pharmaceutical chemical companies consider GW an aberration in the emerging field of cannabinoid drugs. These firms are investing in R&D, analytical capabilities, and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. to support production of ...

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  9. Here's what legal marijuana could mean for Grand Rapids Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    Larry Johnson, executive director of public safety for Grand Rapids Public Schools, says the district looked at what happened in Colorado, which legalized marijuana for people 21 and older in 2012. Johnson says some school districts there saw an increase in students possessing and selling marijuana.

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  10. Police seizing more drugs in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Drug seizures by Gaston County's two largest police departments are on the rise - a fact law enforcement officers say is partly a product of drugs moving through Charlotte. Through September, Gaston County and Gastonia police each collected more marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and pills than in 2017 as a whole, according to statistics obtained from both departments.

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  11. Spotlighting the still-challenging politics that surround the...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... McConnell, the [Farm] bill includes an amendment that would permanently remove hemp from the list of federally banned drugs like heroin and cocaine, freeing hemp from the crippling legal stigma that has made it economically unviable for the past ...

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  12. 2 bodies recovered after drug task force helicopter crashes, one identified as retired CPD OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTVM

    After 3 days of searching the Coosa river. law enforcement has recovered two bodies from Friday's helicopter crash near Montgomery.

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  13. Research Links Sleep Deprivation to Risky Behaviors in TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    ... asleep or those who received insufficient sleep were more likely to be current users of marijuana, alcohol and illicit drugs. Both studies found that sleep deprivation was common among teens with less than a third of students in the first study and ...

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  14. Data suggests violence rising in Winnipeg remand jail; union says meth a factorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    Newly obtained statistics point to increasing violence at the Winnipeg Remand Centre and the union that represents correctional workers says methamphetamine use is a major factor. "Our members actually believe that some of the incidents are definitely fuelled by drugs such as meth," said Michelle Gawronsky, president of the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union.

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  15. Man Charged After String Of Burglaries At Car WashesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Police said they were alerted to a burglary at a car wash early Sunday in Junction City. Sheriff's deputies recognized the suspect from burglaries Saturday at car washes in Danville.

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  16. How marijuana harms a developing baby's brainRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salon.com

    Marijuana has been legalized in some capacity in 31 U.S. states, in large part due to a softening stance around the potential harms of the drug and recognition of its medical benefits. As a result, cannabis has become the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy.

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  17. California man gets prison for selling meth in MontanaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    Miguel Morales, of San Jose, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Billings by U.S. District Judge Susan Watters. He pleaded guilty in April to drug conspiracy and distribution charges.

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  18. ARRAY(0x168c7e70)Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    This budget is now available at TribuneNewsService.com , with direct links to stories and art. See details at the end of the budget.

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  19. Cannabis ring accused 'in negotiations' as supply charges go overRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northern Daily Leader

    Five raids: Officers at the Higgins Lane property in Oxley Vale where drugs were seized - one of five locations searched. A COURT has heard a number of men accused of involvement in an alleged cannabis supply chain in Tamworth will enter guilty pleas or settle the case before trial.

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  20. Us and them, by Scott SumnerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Library of Economics and Liberty

    I'm increasingly of the view that most of the great evils of human history result from the tendency of people to think in terms of "us and them", instead of "all 7.3 billion of us." That includes the past mistreatment of indigenous peoples, slaves, Jews, Roma, gays, landlords, capitalists, immigrants and many other groups.

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