Indictment: Ex-‘American Idol’ Contestant was Drug Courier
  • 13 February 2019
According to court documents, she was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds of fentanyl when...
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He Posted Frantic Video with Police and Ended Up Dead. How?
  • 9 January 2019
Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Paterson, New Jersey police headquarters, saying they wanted answers in...
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Russian Chemistry Teacher Accused of Setting Up a Drug Lab
  • 7 December 2018
Russian news media have compared the case to the "Breaking Bad" television series.
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Does Legalizing Marijuana Necessitate Euthanizing Pot-Sniffing Dogs?
  • 8 May 2018
Arguments made by one sheriff opposed to legalized marijuana are dubious and disputed by police...
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Did the World Health Organization Declare Medical Marijuana Has No Health Risks?
  • 11 April 2018
A December announcement by a WHO committee stated that one specific component of marijuana is...
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Two New Studies Suggest Opioid Prescriptions Drop in States with Legalized Marijuana
  • 4 April 2018
The findings run counter to political arguments against legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
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Can Common Household Plant Seeds Be Used As a Party Drug?
  • 7 February 2018
The seeds of a number household plants can cause psychoactive effects, but they are far...
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Dr. Accused of Dealing Drugs, Arranging Murder Dies in Jail
  • 26 January 2018
Authorities say James Kauffman, a New Jersey doctor accused of arranging the murder of his...
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Did Senator Tom Cotton Call for Drug Testing for Social Security Recipients?
  • 24 January 2018
The Arkansas Republican has supported drug screening for welfare programs, but never for Social Security.
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Can Marijuana Use Lead to Simultaneous Screaming and Vomiting?
  • 7 December 2017
A story employed the colorful portmanteau term "scromiting" to describe an illness potentially related to...
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Did President Donald Trump Call Senator Antonio Trillanes IV Trillanes a ‘Little Narco?’
  • 9 November 2017
Rumors that Trump implied a legislator from the Philippines was a drug smuggler originated with...
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Police Chief Warns of Fentanyl Overdose Risk from Residue on Shopping Carts?
  • 10 November 2017
The likelihood of such a scenario is scientifically dubious and the law enforcement agency that...
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