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Good News Bad News Stats For Teen Substance Abuse

The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.

12/23/2014

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More Than 40 Arrested In Del. As Part Of Heroin Ring Bust

The multi-jurisdictional sweep, dubbed “Operation Son Sun,” began in Dec. 2013 and finished on Nov. 25, 2014.

12/10/2014

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Drug Companies Ignoring FDA Recommendations

Although the FDA provided advice to drug companies during the trial period of since-approved medications, much of it was ignored.

12/04/2014

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NY Woman Arrested After Officials Find More Than 2 Pounds Of Cocaine Inside Bags At PHL

Officials say the woman, 22-year-old Jody Ann Graham, arrived from Montego Bay, Jamaica.

11/17/2014

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Kaboni Savage Soldier Gets 40 Years In Prison

A former cohort of drug kingpin and convicted murderer Kaboni Savage has been given a lengthy prison term.

11/05/2014

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Ex-Philadelphia Police Officer Charged With Participating In Scheme To Extort Money, Drugs From Dealers

According to the indictment, Christopher Saravello, 37, conspired with others to rob the dealers and buyers of cash and Oxycontin as well as other controlled substances between Nov. 2011 and June 2012.

11/05/2014

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Body Cavity Search Of Gloucester Township Man Yields ‘Significant Amount’ Of Heroin

No “butts” about it – one Gloucester Township man had a very uncomfortable ride to the hospital.

10/31/2014

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64-Year-Old Man Among 3 Arrested After Drugs, Weapons Found Inside Wilmington House

Inside the residence, they found a .357 caliber Taurus “Magnum” handgun, 22.2 grams of crack-cocaine, 23 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, numerous boxes of ammunition and $460 in suspected drug money.

10/24/2014

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New Marijuana Possession Laws Go Into Effect In Philadelphia

Officials say the new policy does not legalize marijuana use or possession, but it allows law enforcement to focus on more serious offenses.

10/20/2014

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4 Members Of Alleged Drug Trafficking Organization Arrested In Camden

Authorities say a fifth suspect, 25-year-old Brandon Jones, also of Camden, remains at large.

10/15/2014

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Montgomery County Mother Charged With Introducing Daughter To Heroin

Police say last April, Patricia Davenport took her 15-year-old daughter into the kitchen of the Harleysville apartment where they formerly lived, introducing her to the deadly drug heroin, which she snorted.

10/08/2014

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Camden Man Admits Role In Heroin Distribution Ring

Keenan Johnson faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin.

10/04/2014

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Police Warn Of ‘Heroin Pills’ Being Distributed In Camden And Gloucester Counties

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10/01/2014

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High On The Job? Nearly 10-percent Admit To It

Take a look at your co-workers, because apparently, one in every ten might have needed weed to get them through the work day.

09/19/2014

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42 Indicted In Camden Drug Bust

New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General has released an indictment charging 42 people with first-degree racketeering as part of a violent drug ring that was brought down in November of last year after 20 years of running some of the most lucrative drug markets in Camden.

09/12/2014

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