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The Oklahoman
Federal judge sides with Ziggyz's smoke shop owner in dispute with DEAThe stores' owner, Chelsey Davis, accuses the Drug Enforcement Agency of threat
Federal judge sides with Ziggyz's smoke shop owner in dispute with DEA
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 hours ago
The stores' owner, Chelsey Davis, accuses the Drug Enforcement Agency of threatening his landlords, causing many to pull leases, shuttering some stores and risking the closure of others. Davis filed a lawsuit July 1 in federal court in Oklahoma... Read more
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Yahoo News
Junkies are cutting their heroin with a deadly chemical in hopes of bringing themselves 'as close to the line as possible' There is an alarming new trend among heroin users. They're mixing the drug w
Junkies are cutting their heroin with a deadly chemical in hopes of bringing themselves 'as close to the line as possible'
Yahoo News / Posted 8 hours ago
There is an alarming new trend among heroin users. They're mixing the drug with the synthetic opiate fentanyl — an anesthetic... Read more
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Inquirier.net
4 killed in Davao drug raidTAGUM CITY, Philippines – Four people were killed and a still undetermined quan
4 killed in Davao drug raid
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
TAGUM CITY, Philippines – Four people were killed and a still undetermined quantity of illegal drugs were seized following a massive anti-narcotics operation here and in two towns in Davao del Norte on Saturday, officials said. Senior Supt. Samuel... Read more
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Business Insider
Junkies are cutting their heroin with a deadly chemical in hopes of bringing themselves 'as close to the line as possible'There is an alarming new trend among heroin users. They're mixing the drug wit
Junkies are cutting their heroin with a deadly chemical in hopes of bringing themselves 'as close to the line as possible'
Business Insider / Posted 15 hours ago
There is an alarming new trend among heroin users. They're mixing the drug with the synthetic opiate fentanyl — an anesthetic that is 30-to-50 times more potent than heroin, and infinitely more deadly. "The big thing with heroin users now is... Read more
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MedCity News
All states now allow e-prescribing of controlled substancesAfter a long battle, proponents of e-prescribing have achieved their goal of el
All states now allow e-prescribing of controlled substances
MedCity News / Posted 19 hours ago
After a long battle, proponents of e-prescribing have achieved their goal of electronic prescribing of controlled substances becoming legal nationwide, as Vermont has become the last holdout to change its rules. Following years of protests from law... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
29 people arrested in Okeechobee County drug bustOkeechobee County Sheriff's Office deputies and federal agents arrested 29 peop
29 people arrested in Okeechobee County drug bust
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 20 hours ago
Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office deputies and federal agents arrested 29 people in a drug bust Friday morning. Authorities are calling the Operation Certified investigation the biggest drug bust in recent years. The investigation has been ongoing... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Marijuana plants destroyed after grow operation found in Austin CountyMore than 8,000 marijuana plants were removed and destroyed in Austin County on
Marijuana plants destroyed after grow operation found in Austin County
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 21 hours ago
More than 8,000 marijuana plants were removed and destroyed in Austin County on Thursday after Drug Enforcement Agency officers saw a growing operation from a helicopter. The Austin County Sheriff's Office said the DEA provided the coordinates of... Read more
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Balita
August 29, 2015Board Member Jeneda Salcedo-Orendain (right), president of Iloilo Liga ng mga B
August 29, 2015
Balita / Posted 21 hours ago
Board Member Jeneda Salcedo-Orendain (right), president of Iloilo Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB), signs up for the surprise but voluntary drug testing with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office 6 Director Paul Ledesma and Iloilo... Read more
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Balita
Voluntary Drug Testing August 29, 2015 5:12 am Board Member Jeneda Salcedo-Orendain (right), presid
Voluntary Drug Testing
Balita / Posted 21 hours ago
August 29, 2015 5:12 am Board Member Jeneda Salcedo-Orendain (right), president of Iloilo Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB), signs up for the surprise but voluntary drug testing with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
PDEA agent positive for drug use, faces axeA PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) agent tested positive for drug us
PDEA agent positive for drug use, faces axe
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
A PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) agent tested positive for drug use following a random test. PDEA-6 Regional Director Paul Ledesma declined to name the agent but claimed the latter has been working for the agency for almost 5... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ton of high-grade shabu from NKorea stashed in PHAugust 29, 2015 12:23 am by ARES P. GUTIERREZ MANAGING EDITOR AND JEFFERSON AN
Ton of high-grade shabu from NKorea stashed in PH
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
August 29, 2015 12:23 am by ARES P. GUTIERREZ MANAGING EDITOR AND JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA REPORTER An international drug syndicate whose alleged members are on trial for drug trafficking in a US court... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Hundreds of plants seized from marijuana growing operation in FremontAuthorities raided a substantial marijuana growing operation on Scribner Road i
Hundreds of plants seized from marijuana growing operation in Fremont
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted yesterday
Authorities raided a substantial marijuana growing operation on Scribner Road in Fremont. Officers with the Drug Enforcement Agency, New Hampshire state police, Fremont police and the Rockingham County Sheriff's Department were called to the... Read more
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Sun Star
PRO-Central Visayas probes packed meals for Apec copsARE policemen assigned to maintain peace and order during the Asia-Pacific Econ
PRO-Central Visayas probes packed meals for Apec cops
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
ARE policemen assigned to maintain peace and order during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meetings in Cebu getting fed right? The Police Regional Office (PRO)-Central Visayas launched an investigation into the packed meals distributed... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
As it turns out, marijuana doesn’t like cancerWhen first experimenting in the 1970s, I immediately began reading everything I
As it turns out, marijuana doesn’t like cancer
Boulder Weekly / Posted yesterday
When first experimenting in the 1970s, I immediately began reading everything I could on the subject of marijuana. And right from the beginning, what I was finding, especially the material coming from the newly minted Drug Enforcement Agency, was not... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PDEA agent tests positive for illegal drugsILOILO -- An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) tested posi
PDEA agent tests positive for illegal drugs
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
ILOILO -- An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) tested positive for using illegal drugs during a surprise test Wednesday. The PDEA Region 6 performed a surprise drug test for all its personnel. Of its 80 employees, 79 were able... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Maine creates unit to examine drug trendsAUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's top law enforcement and emergency medical officials an
Maine creates unit to examine drug trends
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's top law enforcement and emergency medical officials announced Wednesday that a special state police unit and three working groups will be created to address the state's drug epidemic. Participants of a summit convened by... Read more
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WA Today
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on NetflixWagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is no
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on Netflix
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Wagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is not your typical Netflix television series. Indeed, it is not your typical television series, broadly speaking. Its narrative is brutal and dense, and it possesses a style... Read more
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The Age
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on NetflixWagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is no
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on Netflix
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Wagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is not your typical Netflix television series. Indeed, it is not your typical television series, broadly speaking. Its narrative is brutal and dense, and it possesses a style... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on NetflixWagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is no
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on Netflix
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Wagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is not your typical Netflix television series. Indeed, it is not your typical television series, broadly speaking. Its narrative is brutal and dense, and it possesses a style... Read more
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Canberra Times
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on NetflixWagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is no
Notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar is the villain of Narcos on Netflix
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Wagner Moura stars in Narcos. Photo: Daniel Daza At first glance, Narcos is not your typical Netflix television series. Indeed, it is not your typical television series, broadly speaking. Its narrative is brutal and dense, and it possesses a style... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Ga. drug treatment center to pay feds $20,000 to settle caseGAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia drug treatment center has agreed to pay $20,0
Ga. drug treatment center to pay feds $20,000 to settle case
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 3 days ago
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia drug treatment center has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle allegations by federal investigators that it failed to keep required records of controlled drugs in its inventory. John Horn, the acting U.S. attorney for... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Ga. drug treatment center to pay feds $20,000 to settle caseA Georgia drug treatment center has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle allegations
Ga. drug treatment center to pay feds $20,000 to settle case
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
A Georgia drug treatment center has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle allegations by federal investigators that it failed to keep required records of controlled drugs in its inventory. John Horn, the acting U.S. attorney for the Northern District of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
El Chapo escaped after being tipped off that he was about to be extradited to USOne of his lawyers, Juan Pablo Badillo Soto, said it was always his client’s “m
El Chapo escaped after being tipped off that he was about to be extradited to US
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
One of his lawyers, Juan Pablo Badillo Soto, said it was always his client’s “main concern” he would be taken to the States to face further charges. “Once it became clear the extradition process was underway, it was logical he decided to go,” he... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
LePage drug summit invitees differ on desired outcomesAUGUSTA, Maine — A day after U.S. Sen. Angus King convened a roundtable discuss
LePage drug summit invitees differ on desired outcomes
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — A day after U.S. Sen. Angus King convened a roundtable discussion about the “public health and safety crisis” of opioid abuse in Maine, local, state and federal officials will gather Wednesday in Augusta for a similar summit convened... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PDEA burns P14-M marijuana plants in BenguetMANILA, Philippines — Authorities destroyed around P14-million worth of grown m
PDEA burns P14-M marijuana plants in Benguet
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Authorities destroyed around P14-million worth of grown marijuana plants and seedlings during a two-day operation in Benguet, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Tuesday. PDEA Director General Arturo Cacdac... Read more
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Sun Star
P14.5-M worth of marijuana destroyed in BenguetANTI-narcotics authorities have destroyed fully grown marijuana plants and seed
P14.5-M worth of marijuana destroyed in Benguet
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
ANTI-narcotics authorities have destroyed fully grown marijuana plants and seedlings with an estimated value of P14.5 million in a recent two-day eradication operation in Benguet, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Tuesday. PDEA... Read more
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Perth Now
Netflix’s most ambitious show to dateYOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious
Netflix’s most ambitious show to date
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
YOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious criminal activity. Then again, notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was never one to shy away from bloodshed if it meant growing his empire. At the height of his... Read more
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Herald Sun
Netflix show everyone will be talking aboutYOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious
Netflix show everyone will be talking about
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
YOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious criminal activity. Then again, notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was never one to shy away from bloodshed if it meant growing his empire. At the height of his... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Netflix show everyone will be talking aboutYOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious
Netflix show everyone will be talking about
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
YOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious criminal activity. Then again, notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was never one to shy away from bloodshed if it meant growing his empire. At the height of his... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Netflix show everyone will be talking aboutNarcos: Is new Netflix show on Pablo Escobar accurate? | DailyTelegraph Search
Netflix show everyone will be talking about
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Narcos: Is new Netflix show on Pablo Escobar accurate? | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website YOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking... Read more
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News.com.au
New Netflix show everyone will be talking abouthome entertainment New Netflix original program details rise and fall of Pablo
New Netflix show everyone will be talking about
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
home entertainment New Netflix original program details rise and fall of Pablo Escobar YOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious criminal activity. Then again, notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was... Read more
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Perth Now
New Netflix show everyone will be talking aboutYOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious
New Netflix show everyone will be talking about
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
YOU don’t get dubbed “The King of Cocaine” without taking part in some serious criminal activity. Then again, notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was never one to shy away from bloodshed if it meant growing his empire. At the height of his... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Slain PDEA agent citedA Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operative who was killed in a shoot
Slain PDEA agent cited
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
A Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operative who was killed in a shootout during a raid in Cagayan de Oro City last year has been awarded posthumously the Pamanang Lingkod Bayani by the Civil Service Commission. The late Investigation Agent... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lauderdale Lakes man accused of distributing flakka ordered held without bondA man with a history of drug-related arrests is now being held without bond on
Lauderdale Lakes man accused of distributing flakka ordered held without bond
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
A man with a history of drug-related arrests is now being held without bond on charges that he distributed flakka, the notorious synthetic drug responsible for a string of violent, bizarre incidents in South Florida. Though 30-year-old Brandon... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Suspect wanted in connection with DEA agent attack arrestedSamuel "Peanut" Manriquez, wanted in connection to trying to attack an undercov
Suspect wanted in connection with DEA agent attack arrested
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 6 days ago
Samuel "Peanut" Manriquez, wanted in connection to trying to attack an undercover Drug Enforcement Agency officer of August 16, has been arrested by members of the West Virginia State Police DEA task force and a deputy with the Kanawha County... Read more
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Scotsman
Pressure on Police Scotland over ‘bad news’ survey Chief Constable Sir Stephen House has defended the formation of a single force
Pressure on Police Scotland over ‘bad news’ survey
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
Chief Constable Sir Stephen House has defended the formation of a single force. Picture: John Devlin POLICE Scotland is being urged to publish the results of a major staff survey which senior... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
SWAT raid in Harford County yields drugs, gunsNumerous police and SWAT team agencies took part in a massive raid Aug. 11 that
SWAT raid in Harford County yields drugs, guns
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 6 days ago
Numerous police and SWAT team agencies took part in a massive raid Aug. 11 that yielded illegally held guns, drugs and resulted in two arrests. The Harford County Task Force, working in tandem with the Cecil County Task Force, Municipal SWAT, Drug... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Hotel management responds after meth lab investigationManagement at a St. Augustine hotel are responding after a meth lab bust Friday
Hotel management responds after meth lab investigation
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 7 days ago
Management at a St. Augustine hotel are responding after a meth lab bust Friday night. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office was called to help dismantle the lab at the Vilano Extended Stay on Vilano Road and to clean it up. The Drug Enforcement... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lab’s chemists on front lines of Maine’s war on deadly drugsAUGUSTA, Maine — In the basement of the Maine Department of Health and Human Se
Lab’s chemists on front lines of Maine’s war on deadly drugs
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — In the basement of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, chemist John Bangeman inspects a roll of white powder compressed inside a small sheet of paper. It resembles an innocuous chunk of sidewalk chalk, but according to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Pair arrested in Augusta cocaine, heroin bustAUGUSTA, Maine — A man and a woman are behind bars Friday after a cocaine and h
Pair arrested in Augusta cocaine, heroin bust
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — A man and a woman are behind bars Friday after a cocaine and heroin bust, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announced. Loretta Barton, 57, and Nicholas Rolling, 22, both of Augusta, are facing drug trafficking charges, according to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Angus King plans opioid abuse roundtable day before LePage summitLePage’s summit is planned for Wednesday, Aug. 26, and King has called his meet
Angus King plans opioid abuse roundtable day before LePage summit
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
LePage’s summit is planned for Wednesday, Aug. 26, and King has called his meeting for Tuesday, Aug. 25. Joining King’s discussion at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems in Brewer will be Michael Botticelli, the federal director of national drug... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman, 31, Arrested for Illegal Possession of Chemical Substances in River GeeThe River Gee Detachment of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has arrested one
Woman, 31, Arrested for Illegal Possession of Chemical Substances in River Gee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The River Gee Detachment of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has arrested one Satta Walker with a huge quantity of chemical substances mixed with glucose used in the preparation of Precursor. Making the disclosure live on Radio Gee from the DEA... Read more
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Rappler
Legaspi Int'l Airport completes P40M upgradeREFURBISHED. The new Legaspi International Airport terminal building is expecte
Legaspi Int'l Airport completes P40M upgrade
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
REFURBISHED. The new Legaspi International Airport terminal building is expected to accommodate more than 500 passengers at anytime. Photo from CAAP MANILA, Philippines –The P40-million ($857,916.48) Legaspi International Airport passenger terminal... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe number 2 drug personality in Bacolod City tossed a grenade at policemen tha
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
The number 2 drug personality in Bacolod City tossed a grenade at policemen that did not explode, but he was able to escape, although about P1.3 million worth of suspected shabu was seized from his house in Purok Sibucao, Barangay Banago, at about 8... Read more
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Business Insider
Users describe the terrifying effects of the drug some are calling 'weaponized marijuana'Synthetic marijuana, also referred to as "replacement cannabis," "K2," and "Spi
Users describe the terrifying effects of the drug some are calling 'weaponized marijuana'
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Synthetic marijuana, also referred to as "replacement cannabis," "K2," and "Spice," is a lab-produced mind-altering drug that aims to mimic the effects of marijuana, but is known to have unpredictable and sometimes dangerous effects, despite its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Arrested With CocaineA Nigerian national, Paul OmenyiIkegbuman, 32, has been booked with a huge cons
Nigerian Arrested With Cocaine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A Nigerian national, Paul OmenyiIkegbuman, 32, has been booked with a huge consignment of cocaine in the commercial City of Ganta, Nimba County. He was booked with the narcotic drugs by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) officials at the Ganta... Read more
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Alaska Public
Out with Mew, in with the new: Anchorage hires a new police chief A man with a long history in drug enforcement will take the reins as Anchorag
Out with Mew, in with the new: Anchorage hires a new police chief
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
A man with a long history in drug enforcement will take the reins as Anchorage’s new police chief. The city administration says he’ll be in step with a plan to develop a community... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder doctor indicted on charge of distributing oxycodoneA Boulder doctor has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on a drug ch
Boulder doctor indicted on charge of distributing oxycodone
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
A Boulder doctor has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on a drug charge for reportedly prescribing an undercover officer 30 grams of oxycodone without making a diagnosis or conducting a proper physical examination. Larry Eckstein, 68,... Read more
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The Express-Times
One unconscious, two taken to hospital after 'K2' use in Easton parkTwo people were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after one lost consciousn
One unconscious, two taken to hospital after 'K2' use in Easton park
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
Two people were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after one lost consciousness from smoking K2, or so-called synthetic marijuana, at an Easton park, according to the city fire department. City police and firefighters and the Easton Emergency... Read more
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The Manila Times
Heroin found in pairs of shoesAugust 19, 2015 9:35 pm Two pairs of shoes that were left unclaimed at the Los
Heroin found in pairs of shoes
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
August 19, 2015 9:35 pm Two pairs of shoes that were left unclaimed at the Lost and Found section of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) were found to contain two kilos of heroin. MIAA officials on... Read more
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