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Drug Dealers Devise New Methods for Instagram Deals

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug dealers are finding new and creative ways to cover their online tracks. MORE  

'Curly Sue' Child Star Reveals Adult Alcoholism In Blog Post

By McCarton Ackerman

The former child star wrote about her struggle with addiction on the website Lil' Mamas. MORE  

Police Raid Results In Nine Arrests In L.A.'s Fashion District

By McCarton Ackerman

Joan Rivers had nothing on the LAPD's "Operation Fashion Police." MORE  

Drug Combo "Gumbo" Ravages Southeast Texas

By McCarton Ackerman

Authorities in Southwest Texas have seen a rash of overdoses caused by marijuana laced with cocaine, PCP, or synthetic weed. MORE  

Chicago-Based Uber and Lyft Drivers Will Now Be Drug Tested

By McCarton Ackerman

A non-drug related incident in Atlanta prompted a South Side alderman to push "common sense" drug testing on drivers. MORE  

Robin Hood Drug Dealer Dies, Receives Praise From Law Enforcement

By McCarton Ackerman

Louisville police praised Reggie "Double R" Rice for being "honest" and "courteous." MORE  

Positive Drug Tests Increase at Work for First Time In Decade

By McCarton Ackerman

Does a slight uptick in positive tests mean more American workers are using drugs? MORE  

Former World Leaders Call For End To War On Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

While former world leaders called for across-the-board decriminalization, the White House has yet to embrace such measures. MORE  

Anti-Marijuana Academics Paid By Big Pharma

By McCarton Ackerman

Pharmaceutical companies have lined the pockets of so-called experts to spread disinformation about weed. MORE  

NFL Attempts To Finally Implement Revised Drug Policy

By McCarton Ackerman

While professional football tries to save face with Ray Rice, the NFL has been quietly negotiating a new drug policy with players. MORE  

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