Narcotics

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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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Managing End-Of-Life Pain

There is no doubt that there is a problem with the abuse of prescription pain medications in our country. But for some people these medications are necessary.

04/04/2014

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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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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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Suspected Camden Drug Dealer Tries To Avoid Arrest By Jumping From Second-floor Window

Police chased the suspect upstairs, and he then jumped from the second-floor window to the ground.

02/18/2014

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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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Former Philadelphia Narcotics Officer Found Guilty Of Lying To Federal Investigators

The officer, 42-year-old Robertito Fontan, was accused of lying to investigators about his romantic relationship with one of the police department’s confidential informants.

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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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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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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