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The Lexington Dispatch
Shelter operation improves, with room to continueSickness is down and pet adoptions are up since Davidson County took control of
Shelter operation improves, with room to continue
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 17 hours ago
Sickness is down and pet adoptions are up since Davidson County took control of its animal shelter from outside operators whose license was revoked last month amid allegations of cruelty and misconduct. And though the county moved forward Thursday... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Book links roots of pill mill to W.Va.Temple, an associate professor at West Virginia University's Reed College of Me
Book links roots of pill mill to W.Va.
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Temple, an associate professor at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media and a narrative nonfiction author, is set to release his latest book, "American Pain: How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America's Deadliest Drug... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Book Traces Roots of Pill Mill to West VirginiaTemple, an associate professor at West Virginia University's Reed College of Me
Book Traces Roots of Pill Mill to West Virginia
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
Temple, an associate professor at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media and a narrative nonfiction author, is set to release his latest book, "American Pain: How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America's Deadliest Drug... 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 8 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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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 11 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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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 15 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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WECT 6 Wilmington
Community drug drop at Dosher hospitalDosher Memorial Hospital will hold its semi-annual Operation Medicine Cabinet o
Community drug drop at Dosher hospital
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
Dosher Memorial Hospital will hold its semi-annual Operation Medicine Cabinet on Thursday, August 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program allows you to safely dispose of out-of-date or other medications by driving under the portico at the front entrance of... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Hundreds of marijuana plants seized across western NCMcDowell County deputies say federal, state and local authorities seized 425 ma
Hundreds of marijuana plants seized across western NC
FOX Carolina / Posted 23 days ago
McDowell County deputies say federal, state and local authorities seized 425 marijuana plants in McDowell County. The seizure was part of an eradication effort. Agents with the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) coordinated large-scale... Read more
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Philly.com
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey might not realize, though, is that inhaling the chemicals is illegal. And
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
They might not realize, though, is that inhaling the chemicals is illegal. And officials say, it can be dangerous, if not deadly. Each “huff” kills brain cells, restricts blood flow, causes breathing problems and overtime, can shrink the brain,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Broward County leads the nation in flakka cases, DEA statistics showPolice are finding more of the new designer drug flakka in Broward County than
Broward County leads the nation in flakka cases, DEA statistics show
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Police are finding more of the new designer drug flakka in Broward County than anywhere else in the nation, records obtained by the Sun Sentinel show. Crime labs analyzed 477 cases of flakka confiscated in Broward in 2014, according to statistics... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘Huffing’ trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably already in your home.
‘Huffing’ trend lingers, despite health concerns
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
They aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
‘Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsORLANDO, Florida - They aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably al
‘Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
The Record Searchlight / Posted 28 days ago
ORLANDO, Florida - They aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home.
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Sun-Sentinel / Posted a month ago
They aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home.
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
They aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren't new. They're aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your ho
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
They aren't new. They're aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland doctor charged with unlawfully prescribing drugsOAKLAND -- The Alameda County District Attorney's Office filed felony charges T
Oakland doctor charged with unlawfully prescribing drugs
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
OAKLAND -- The Alameda County District Attorney's Office filed felony charges Thursday against an Oakland pain management doctor accused of prescribing prescriptions for large quantities of pain-relieving medications and other dangerous... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Oakland doctor charged with unlawfully prescribing drugsOAKLAND -- The Alameda County District Attorney's Office filed felony charges T
Oakland doctor charged with unlawfully prescribing drugs
The Fremont Argus / Posted 1 months ago
OAKLAND -- The Alameda County District Attorney's Office filed felony charges Thursday against an Oakland pain management doctor accused of prescribing prescriptions for large quantities of pain-relieving medications and other dangerous... Read more
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