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Sentencing For Airline Employee Who Made Skies Friendly…For A Violent Drug Gang

A former US Airways baggage claim handler was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison for his role in a violent drug gang including using his position with the airline to help smuggle drugs and money.

07/26/2014

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Cops: Main Line McDonald’s Worker Was Selling Drugs While On The Job

A worker at a McDonald’s on the Main Line was doing more than flipping burgers, police say.

07/23/2014

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Philadelphia Man Admits Involvement In Drug Ring

A Philadelphia man has admitted his role in a major southern New Jersey drug distribution network.

07/07/2014

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NJ Prosecutor Warns Of Possible Tainted Heroin 

Ocean County’s prosecutor is warning about the possibility of tainted heroin being sold in the county with a distinctive logo on it.

06/28/2014

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When It Comes To Drugs, Pope Francis’ Opinion Is Just Say No To Legalization

Pope Francis has come out saying he is strongly against the legalization of recreational drugs.

06/20/2014

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Camden County To Establish Heroin Addiction Task Force

The task force will be made up of parents, teachers, civic organizations, students, medical professionals, law enforcement and religious leaders, and the Board says it’s already received more than a dozen applications from candidates.

06/19/2014

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Mother, Boyfriend Face Charges Following School Heroin Incident

A mother and her boyfriend are facing charges after the woman’s six-year-old daughter allegedly brought 11 packs of heroin into a classroom at Commodore John Barry Elementary School Tuesday.

06/11/2014

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Penn Study: Smoking Pot Could Impact Your Sleep

“The strongest association was found in adults who started marijuana use before age 15,” researchers say.

06/06/2014

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Cops: Naked Man High On Drugs Punched NJ Cop, Tried To Steal Police Cruiser

A naked man, who was high on drugs, punched an officer and tried to steal a police car in South Jersey, police said.

06/04/2014

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Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Drugs

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

05/20/2014

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Del. Officials Confirm First Recent Fentanyl-laced Heroin Death

One case is confirmed and several more are thought probable cases attributed to the synthetic opioid.

05/09/2014

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Addiction Knows No Boundaries

One of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.

04/30/2014

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Study: Legalizing Pot Does Not Increase Teen Use Of Drug

The research spans 20 years and looked at a sample of nearly 12 million students nationwide.

04/24/2014

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Study: Even Casual Pot-smoking Linked To Brain Abnormalities

Think lighting up a joint every now and then is harmless? New research out of Northwestern University and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School appears to dispute that belief.

04/16/2014

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More Khat Seized At PHL-area Facility

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has seized yet another illegal khat shipment at the international courier express facility near Philadelphia International Airport.

04/09/2014

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