drugs

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Money laundering charge added to FedEx drug case

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say several addicts died soon after receiving shipments of illegal prescription drugs sent by FedEx. The deaths were included in a new indictment filed late Thursday against FedEx […]

08/15/2014

Marijuana and cannabis-infused products are displayed for sale at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado readies for ‘Green Wednesday’ pot sales

DENVER (AP) — At least 24 marijuana shops in eight Colorado towns are scrambling to get ready for the opening of the nation’s first legal pot industry. Owners have increased staff and inventory, set up […]

12/31/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes his way to the council chamber in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Toronto council strips Mayor Rob Ford of powers

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto’s City Council voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some of his powers, trying to box in the brash leader who has rebuffed huge pressure to resign over his drinking […]

11/15/2013

Child Abuse

Philly dad is convicted in baby’s drug death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia man charged with putting heroin and methadone in his infant son’s bottle to quiet him, but instead killing him, was convicted Tuesday of third-degree murder. Orlando Rosado, 46, did not […]

07/02/2013

Marijuana plant

Marijuana’s march toward mainstream confounds feds

WASHINGTON (AP) – It took 50 years for American attitudes about marijuana to zigzag from the paranoia of “Reefer Madness” to the excesses of Woodstock back to the hard line of “Just Say No.” The […]

06/29/2013

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LA election results

(CNS) – Here are the election results provided by the Los Angeles City Clerk’s Office, with 100 percent of city precincts reporting. The first number represents the actual number of votes, followed by the percentage […]

05/22/2013

CA principal arrested on suspicion of having meth

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – The principal of a Santa Clara elementary school has been arrested on suspicion of possessing crystal methamphetamine for sale. State prosecutors say Eric Dean Lewis was taken into custody on […]

09/23/2012

Signatures gathered for L.A. pot measure

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Medical marijuana advocates say they have gathered enough signatures to place a referendum before voters that would overturn a recently approved ban on pot clinics in Los Angeles and halt planned […]

08/29/2012

TSA screeners charged in LA drug trafficking probe

(AP) – Two former and two current Transportation Security Administration employees were accused of allowing large amounts of cocaine and other drugs to pass through X-ray machines at security checkpoints in exchange for cash, authorities […]

04/25/2012

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