Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pathologist: Amy Winehouse consumed large quantity of alcohol prior to death

States target prescriptions by 'pill mills'

When federal agents arrested a man with 6,000 oxycodone pills in a Stamford, Conn., hotel room in April, they stumbled onto an expansive criminal ring that exposed a growing trend: drug tourism. Read Full Story...

Couple let boys smoke synthetic marijuana, cops say

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Teens at Pompano Beach nightclub raise concerns

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Two Fort Lauderdale cops accused of stealing, kidnapping and lying in drug case

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Lohan gets second chance to do community service

Lohan late for first day of community service

Drivers face drug checkpoints on highways near Flint

Motorists driving on expressways around Flint are getting surprised by a stunning tactic that the Genesee County sheriff has been using to fight the flow of illegal drugs -- one that legal experts said will not withstand a court challenge. Read Full Story...

Nearly $8 million worth of pot seized at Miami seaport

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Police are winning the pill mill battle, but heroin may fill the void, authorities say

"We're going to see a heroin increase," said state Rep. Will Snyder, R-Stuart, a retired Miami-Dade police officer a candidate for sheriff in Martin County. "These people are severely addicted. This is an all- encompassing, overwhelming addiction." Read Full Story...

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Warning: Disturbing - 'I am asleep' Jackson heard in slurring audio

"Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
- Steve Jobs

Accused pain clinic chief pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy charge

$2.2 million worth of cocaine washes ashore on Hutchinson Island

College Students Who Post Drunken Photos on Facebook at Risk of Drinking Problems

College students who post photos to Facebook showing themselves getting drunk are at higher risk of alcohol dependence and abuse, compared with their classmates with no references to drinking on their pages.
The findings, from a new study of students at two universities, suggest schools might be able to use Facebook to determine which students should be assessed for alcohol-related problems, the researchers say. They acknowledge this raises privacy and ethical issues, according to Reuters.
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