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Drugs

About drugs – Legal prescription drugs, illegal designer molecules classified as drugs, and other misused chemical substances.

Purple Drank is Dead

Is this the end of Purple Drank? As Actavis pulls the infamous promethazine plus codeine syrup from the market, what will fans of the sweet syrupy downer do? Continue Reading...

“Pill Mill” Economy Exposed in New York

A doctor-owned clinic was busted in New York. Authorities suspect over 30,000 illegal pain killer prescriptions, and up to $500 million in pills. It was operating like the classic “Pill Mills” shut down several years ago in Florida. Continue Reading...

Face Biting Zombie Attack in Florida

Again out of Florida, a raging naked man attacks innocent bystanders, biting the face of one, before getting shot dead by police. Most witnesses think he was “high on something”. Continue Reading...

Happy Meal Heroin

A McDonald’s employee in Pennsylvania was arrested for allegedly selling heroin out of a McDonalds. Order a “toy” at the drive through, and get a Happy Meal with 10 bags of heroin. Continue Reading...

Vietnam Kills 30 Drug Dealers. More than 500 on Death Row

Viet Nam doesn’t like drug dealers, or at least that’s the public image they want Internationally. They just sentenced 30 to death, after almost 90 were similarly sentenced in 2012. Continue Reading...

Deadly “Bud Light” Heroin in New Jersey

Officials are warning consumers about what appears to be tainted heroin killing New Jersey residents. The doses are sold in wax paper folds stamped with “Bud Light” in red ink. Continue Reading...

Will Oklahoma Be #3 to Legalize Marijuana?

Oklahoma is in the race to be the 3rd state to legalize (and tax) marijuana. For some reason, the debate always comes back to “it’s not as bad as alcohol”. Continue Reading...

Drugged Driving on Pot in Colorado

Allegedly high on marijuana, he didn’t notice the two patrol cars with flashing lights, and plowed into them. Now he’s a statistic: arrested for drugged driving in Colorado. Continue Reading...

Bath Salts are Back!

New reports out of England connect bath salts to violence once again, this time mephedrone (street name “meow-meow”) involved in a stabbing and self-mutilation. Continue Reading...

Busted for Breath Mints in Brooklyn

Breath mints come in all shapes and sizes. So does MDMA (ecstasy). If NY cops suspect you’re carrying drugs, the cute little mints can get you arrested. Continue Reading...

Suburban Heroin Epidemic Strikes Northern New Jersey

The number of adults charged to drug related offenses in certain suburbs of New Jersey have more than doubled between 2008 and 2012. The narcotic invading most homes? Heroin. Continue Reading...

Florida Man Gets 8 DUI Charges in One Day

Drugged-Driving is increasingly the cause of DUI charges. A Florida man received 8 separate DUI charges in one day, thought to be related to some form of drug, not alcohol. Continue Reading...

Accused Florida Pill Mill in Ft. Meyer Busted

Report of a Federal indictment against the owner of St. Jude’s Pharmacy in Cape Coral and his wife, related to illegal sale of controlled substances and money laundering issues. Continue Reading...

Pharmacies Fill Medicaid Scripts at a Loss?

According to this report, every time a Medicaid patient gets “free” Oxy from the pharmacist, everyone pays while few profit. Continue Reading...

Ritalin Cures Cocaine Addiction? Nope.

No, Ritalin is not a cure for cocaine addiction. A student researcher ran some imaging scans to see if Ritalin acted differently on cocaine addicts than non-addicts. The media jumped to wild conclusions, as is typical. Continue Reading...

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