Illegal Drugs

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Researchers Find Teens Who Smoke Marijuana Every Day Less Likely To Finish High School

The users are also seven times more likely to attempt suicide and eight times more likely to use other illegal drugs.

09/10/2014

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Delco DA Says It’s Time to Equip Police in Pa. With Anti-Overdose Treatment

As Camden County officials tout the success of having their officers carry Narcan to treat apparent overdose victims, officials in Pennsylvania say Harrisburg’s delay is costing lives in that state.

08/22/2014

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Delco DA Warns of Potent — and Deadly — New Street Drug

It’s clinical name is fentanyl. About 50-100 more potent than morphine, it’s prescribed for patients with cancer-related pain.

03/21/2014

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Hundreds Attend Delco Summit Aimed At Getting Drugs Out of Schools

More than 250 people met at the Drexelbrook catering hall in Drexel Hill to share tips on handling this year’s “Safe Schools” topic: illegal drugs.

10/24/2012

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Your Rights Under The Fourth Amendment

When can the police enter your house and search through your things and when can’t they?

07/26/2012

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New Jersey Bans Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

New Jersey has imposed a virtual ban on synthetic marijuana, effective immediately.

02/29/2012

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Drug Suspect Dies After Choking On Plastic Bag

A western Pennsylvania drug suspect has died after choking on a plastic bag that authorities believe contained illegal drugs.

10/24/2011

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