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Uruguay Legalizing Marijuana

The Uruguayan Senate legalized the production, sale and use of cannabis. This makes Uruguay the first country in the world to legalize pot. Continue Reading...

Is it TRUE? Silk Road Shut Down by FBI – “Dread Pirate Roberts” Arrested

The online black market Silk Road was shuttered yesterday by the FBI, who also reportedly arrested San Francisco resident Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged operator of the site. Continue Reading...

CVS Blacklists 36 “high prescribers” – and More

CVS disclosed it had “cut off” 36 physicians considered unjustified “high-prescribers” of powerful opiate and opioid painkillers, and will black list more. Continue Reading...

Seattle HempFest 2013 : Celebrating End of Prohibition?

The Emerald City has found another way to be “green”: this year’s HempFest is expected to be like an End of Prohibition Party celebrating the legalization of personal use marijuana in Washington State. Continue Reading...

Asian Girlz: Glaxo Drug Reps in China to Offer Docs Sex for Scripts

Bad Asian Girlz? As China investigates the fast-growing Pharma industry in China, a Glaxo drug rep reveals she was encouraged to cater to doctor’s wishes, which included satisfying their “sexual desires”. Continue Reading...

Orlando Man Hides in Closed Wal-Mart, Gets the Good Vodka

Police reports show someone stole $5,000 worth of “Ultra Premium Vodka” from a Wal-Mart store in Orlando,Florida. We can’t tell if that was 5 bottles at Bottle Service pricing, 10 cases at retail, or a bad marketing stunt. Continue Reading...

In New Jersey, Prescription Drugs Crowned “King” of Addiction, Deaths

New Jersey has a prescription drug addiction epidemic, and it’s supporting a thriving heroin trade. Over half of drug-related deaths in New Jersey were associated with prescription drugs. Continue Reading...

Ohio Cops using Fake Drug Checkpoints

Police in Mayfield, Ohio are using fake drug checkpoint signs to trick drivers into turning around, and then citing the fact that they turned around as probable cause for stop and search. Educated people are wondering when the Constitution will finally reach Ohio. Continue Reading...

Pot Bacon

Pigs eat anything, so why not feed them discarded marijuana crops and rejected premium Vodka? A Washington State farmer’s “Pot-fed Pork” sold out quickly in Seattle’s Pike Place Market shop. Continue Reading...

Florida Man Hides Drugs in Dirty Diaper

Cop stops car. Driver gets out and fusses with baby in back seat, emerges with dirty diaper which he throws into trash. Of course, this patrolman was a true “doody” cop and guess what he found in the diaper? Continue Reading...

Papa John’s now has both Coke AND Pepsi

In NY City a delivery man was allegedly delivering more than pizza and pepsi in his Papa John’s Pizza delivery uniform. The arrest came after cops received delivery of a $27,500 kilo of cocaine they ordered. Continue Reading...

Facebook Pills, Canadian Online Pharmacies, and Desmethyl Fentanyl?

Canadian police busted a multi-location drug manufacturing and distribution ring and discovered Facebook pills, Tim Hortons pills, and potentially deadly desmethyl fentanyl. Continue Reading...

Marijuana Vending Machines

With the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana come… pot vending machines! At least one vending machine maker has eyes on the market for these “doobious” convenience machines. Continue Reading...

Mom Encourages Toddler to Hit Bong – Mom Arrested

A 24 year old Mom and a 25 year old Dad are in jail after video surfaced showing 22 month old toddler gladly taking a hit from Mom’s glass bong. Continue Reading...

Lottery Winners Celebrate with Explosive Meth & Marijuana Party

Two Witchita Kansas brothers are being compared to Dumb and Dumber after they accidentally blew up their house. After winning the lattery, they decided to celebrate with marijuana, crystal meth, and butane. Continue Reading...

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