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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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39 Arrested, More Than 13,000 Bags Of Heroin Recovered In New Castle County Drug Bust

The officers conducted a five day operation, resulting in the arrest 39 people and the seizure of more than 13,000 bags of heroin.

04/03/2014

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Former Philadelphia Police Officer Withdraws Guilty Plea In Court

Richard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.

04/01/2014

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Suspect Arrested For Double-fatal York Shooting After Months On The Run

An eastern Pennsylvania man charged with killing two men during a botched drug deal has been arrested in New York City after several months on the lam.

03/27/2014

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21 Arrested In Alleged NJ Drug Ring

New Jersey’s U.S. attorney’s office says those charged are allegedly members and suppliers of an organization that distributed heroin and cocaine throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.

03/27/2014

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6 Arrested For Allegedly Plotting To Operate ‘Heroin Mill’ In Camden

The arrests are the result of “Operation China White,” a joint investigation led by New Jersey State Police, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.

03/21/2014

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