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Drone Drug Delivery Service

Unmanned aerial drones deliverying drugs… and tools, and cash, and a cellphone, over a prison wall. Continue Reading...

Poppy Seed Noodles? Or Opium…

Here’s salt, pepper, and Sriracha sauce for taste, and some powdered poppy plant to improve customer loyalty. Continue Reading...

Now a New Jersey Heroin Happy Meal?

Yet another arrest at a McDonalds for Heroin, this time in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Continue Reading...

Aren’t Doritos a Trigger Food?

The local Florida news was all over it: break in at treatment center, clogged toilet and…. Doritos! Continue Reading...

Evzio Talking Naloxone Injector Approved

Ever wondered what to do when someone you know is overdosing? Don’t worry, this new naloxone injector actually talks you though the process. That’s right: it talks. Continue Reading...

Senate Moves to Ban Zohydro

Controversy continues to surround the release of Zohydro ER: Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia has proposed a ban of the drug until a safer, more “abuse-proof” version is available. Continue Reading...

37,000 Hydrocodone Pills Missing from CVS?

CVS is in trouble again, for allegedly mishandling addictive prescription pain killers. This time it’s hydrocodone missing from 4 CVS stores. 37,000 pills unaccounted for, believed to have been diverted to illegal black markets. Continue Reading...

Predicting Depression by Testing Cortisol Levels in Saliva

The spit of teenage boys may be useful in determining their future risk for depression, a new study shows. Continue Reading...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Report

Cocaine, Benzos, Amphetamines (speed), and Heroin were included in the “multi drug toxicity” said to have caused the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in New York City. Continue Reading...

Chinese Delivery Man Busted for Underage Booze

Police arrested a delivery man for delivering a 375 of Rum to an underage girl on the streets of Saddle Brook, New Jersey. This is the second time Nice Food Restaurant on Palisades Avenue in Garfield has been associated with alleged deliveries of alcohol to minors. Continue Reading...

Unlucky “Pot” Luck Dinner

When invited to an after-work pot luck dinner party, you’re supposed to bring “something you made”, not “something you made from pot”. A 1st grade teacher has been arrested for allegedly putting too much “pot” into the “pot luck”. Continue Reading...

Feds Buy Abrin on Black Market Reloaded, Bust Seller

The Feds are active underground, sleuthing around Internet black markets for bad guys. They busted a Florida man selling deadly poison Abrin, along with information on how it kills people. Continue Reading...

Potsmoker POTUS Cites Dangers of Alcohol

President Obama (Twitter handle POTUS) was a pot smoker. His recent comments to New Yorker Magazine have caused concern for the Feds, who maintain that marijuana is a very dangerous drug. Continue Reading...

Firefighter Extinguishes Flames with Beer

What do firefighters like to do after work? Grab a beer, of course. In this case, off-duty Captain Moreau of Houston used beer to put out a truck fire. Continue Reading...

Firefighter Uses Coors Beer to Kill Truck Fire

Houston firefighter Craig Moreau is famous now, because the quick-thinking fireman put out a truck fire using beer that the truck had been carrying. Continue Reading...

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