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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

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Police In Ocean County Being Trained On New Drug That Could Treat Heroin Overdoses

Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.

03/05/2014

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Burlington County Police Arrest 17 On Narcotics Charges

Burlington County police say a number of agencies assisted in the two joint operations.

03/04/2014

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2 Arrested For Allegedly Dealing Drugs Out Of Del. Hotel Room

Twenty-five-year-old Justin Bodman and 23-year-old Crystle L. Kotenko were arrested after an investigation revealed they were dealing heroin and prescription drugs out of the Best Western at 1800 East Lebanon Road in Dover.

02/14/2014

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Police Say Woman Smuggled Drugs To Inmate Via Kiss

State police are investigating a report that a woman smuggled drug-filled balloons to her western Pennsylvania inmate boyfriend by passing them mouth-to-mouth during a kiss.

02/12/2014

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NJ Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Prescribing Drugs Without Medical Necessity

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Director Eric T. Kanefsky announced the arrest of Doctor Liviu T. Holca, for unlawfully distributing prescription drugs without medical necessity.

01/24/2014

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Customs Officials Seize Dangerous Drug At Philadelphia UPS Facility

The seizure was made on Monday at the UPS express consignment facility near Philadelphia International Airport.

01/17/2014

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