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Police: 2 Arrested With Hundreds Of Doses Of Drugs At Firefly Fest Campground

Police in Delaware say two Michigan men were arrested with hundreds of doses of LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms and the drug known as bath salts at the Firefly Music Festival campground.

06/22/2015

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Camden Co. Officials Warn Of Potentially Lethal Drugs Believed Responsible For More Than 50 Overdoses, Including 4 Fatalities

Since June 1st, officials say four people have died and more than 50 have overdosed in the county. Three of the fatal overdoses involved glassines/wax folds marked “Best Buy,” which reportedly contained fentanyl.

06/15/2015

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Hospital Discharge Often Includes Confusing Change In Medications

If you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.

06/15/2015

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24 People Accused Of Operating Drug Trafficking Organization In Central Pa.

Officials announced the results of a joint investigation know as “Operation Ice-out” that began in April 2015 and centered around five principle organizational suppliers on Wednesday afternoon.

06/10/2015

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32 People Arrested In Massive NJ Drug Bust Dubbed ‘Operation Tidal Wave’

NJ State Police announced they’ve arrested 32 people, including a public works employee and a police officer, in the takedown of two drug rings operating out of Monmouth and Ocean counties.

06/10/2015

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Officials Find More Than 13 lbs Of Cocaine Inside Man’s Bag At PHL

CBP officers conducted a random search of baggage arriving from international flights, and during that search, they detected six “brick-shaped anomalies” while x-raying Fabio Dalloco’s bag.

06/10/2015

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Police Issue Warning After More Than 30 Heroin-Related Overdoses In Camden In One Week

Police say that, in total, there were at least 32 heroin overdoses in the City of Camden over the past seven days.

06/08/2015

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FDA Panel To Vote On ‘Female Viagra’

The drug, flibanserin, is designed to boost sex drive in women.

06/04/2015

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Pa. Rapper Who Allegedly Bragged About Drugs Now Jailed For Them

A prosecutor says a Pennsylvania man whose rap music “glorified drug dealing and gun violence” has now been jailed on crack cocaine charges after a raid on his home earlier this month.

05/14/2015

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The Haven At Drexel: A Housing Option For Students Trying To Stay Clean

The Haven at Drexel is a residence for students in recovery. No alcohol or drugs are allowed in the building, and students must stay clean.

04/15/2015

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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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