Inmate Dies After Meth-Laden Kiss; Girlfriend Gets 2 Years

A woman was sentenced to two years in federal prison after her inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss at the Oregon State Penitentiary.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge. Melissa Ann Blair and Anthony Powell shared a long kiss at the end of a visit last year at the Oregon State Penitentiary and she passed seven tiny balloons filled with methamphetamine into his mouth. Two of the balloons ruptured in Powell’s stomach…

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