Drugs

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

The MXE seized at a mail facility near PHL. (credit: U.S. Customs & Border Patrol)

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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Pa. Senator Leach Discusses Merits Of Marijuana Legalization On WPHT

Leach, while fully supporting the general legalization of marijuana, is working on a bill that would legalize a medical form of the drug to treat epileptic seizures.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/15/2014

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Merck Recalling Combination Cholesterol Drug

Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.

01/14/2014

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Managing Pain In Final Stages Of Cancer

Narcotics may be the only humane way to deal with severe pain at the end of life.

01/09/2014

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16-Year-Old Shot, Robbed After Buying Drugs In Wilmington

Police are investigating after a 16-year-old was shot while being robbed after buying drugs.

01/08/2014

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Father Arrested After 2-Year-Old Son Shot In Camden

Camden Police have arrested a father who shot his 2-year-old son on New Year’s Eve night.

01/01/2014

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Customs Agents Seize More Than 100 Lbs. Of Khat Near PHL For Second Time This Month

For the second time in less than a month, U.S. Customs officers have seized more than 100 pounds of khat near Philadelphia Airport.

12/20/2013

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York Man Gets Long Sentence For Crack House Slaying

York County prosecutors said the victim was gunned down after arguing with Bruce Williams Jr. about the quality of the crack cocaine he had purchased.

12/20/2013

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Two Del. State Troopers Injured In Scuffle With Suspect

The Troopers were injured while apprehending a suspect in possession of heroin on Thursday.

12/13/2013

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