Drugs

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Drug And Alcohol Abuse Widespread

Twenty-two million Americans have a substance abuse problem and there is no doubt that alcohol can be a drug of choice.

03/25/2015

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17 Massive Reptiles, Various Narcotics Found Inside Del. Apartment Described As ‘Deplorable’

Three people arrested on drug charges are also facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child after more than a dozen large lizards – some up to six-feet-long – were found in the basement of a home they were living in.

03/24/2015

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Women Of Reproductive Age Prescribed Opioids At Alarming Rate

A new study finds nearly 4 or 10 women of reproductive age and 30% of women with private insurance filled an opioid prescription between 2008-2012.

03/13/2015

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Montgomery Co. Drug Bust Yields 32 Arrests; Tip From Family Of An Addict Helped Crack Case

Montgomery County authorities announced the arrests of more than 30 people involved in what they say was an extensive drug trafficking operation that peddled cocaine, heroin and crystal meth on the streets of the Philadelphia region.

02/25/2015

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Ridley Park Woman Accused Of Smuggling Pills Into Prison Inside Her Bra

A Ridley Park woman who smuggled drugs in her bra into a prison on Christmas Day is now facing felony charges.

02/12/2015

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Beware All Medications During Pregnancy

We know that certain drugs taken at certain times can affect the health of the unborn baby, even some considered ‘natural’ or available over the counter.

02/12/2015

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Vehicle Pursuit Leads To Gun And Drug Arrest In Delaware

Investigators say a driver who led police on chase in Delaware had a stolen gun and drugs in his possession.

02/09/2015

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Princeton Student Reportedly Arrested With Variety Of Drugs

Back in mid-December, agents with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted a package containing about seven grams of ecstasy that was addressed to Julian Edgren at Princeton University.

01/07/2015

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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

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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