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Methadone Mile busts: Boston Police arrest 7, recover illegal drugs

Police over the last week have arrested seven alleged drug dealers in the Methadone Mile area and helped more than 25 alleged buyers seek treatment for their drug addictions, the department announced on Monday. Officers over the past six weeks have identified several people who are known to sell drugs in the Massachusetts Avenue and […]

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Online messaging indicates Americans turning to drugs to cope with coronavirus pandemic, study shows

A new study analyzing more than 1 million Reddit drug-related comment threads suggests Americans are increasingly turning to drugs to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, with sharp increases in conversations about alcohol, hallucinogens, tobacco and cocaine. “The rise/drop in the number of comments or threads in subreddits indicates how much consumers use the related drug,” […]

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Northern California police seize more than 1,700 pounds of processed cannabis, five suspects arrested

RED BLUFF — A cannabis bust on June 25 led to the arrest of five people and law enforcement seizing more than 1,700 pounds of processed cannabis. Officers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife served two search warrants near the west end of Vassar Road off State Route 36W, about 18 miles northwest […]

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How a Colorado hotel owner got Ice-T to produce his documentary

Chris Chiari is a character. As owner of the Patterson Inn in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, he runs one of the city’s most recognizable historic buildings (also known as the Croke-Patterson Mansion) and recently welcomed Travel Channel crews from the “Portals to Hell” series to document its haunted mythology. Before becoming a hotelier, the 46-year-old cancer survivor (diagnosed […]

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Sheriff: 2 tons of pot, $1 million seized from Chinese operation in California

Two tons of marijuana and $1 million in cash were seized from an organization from China that was running an illegal growing operation in Southern California, authorities said Friday. Nineteen people were jailed on suspicion of maintaining a drug house, theft of utilities, marijuana cultivation, marijuana sales and conspiracy, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said. […]

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Coding and cannabis: Santa Clara County to expunge thousands of marijuana convictions

SAN JOSE — Santa Clara County plans to expunge 13,000 minor marijuana convictions that were rendered moot by the state’s 2016 legalization of recreational pot use and sales, two months before a deadline set by the landmark law. But in the South Bay, it’s not just criminal-justice or drug policy story. Keeping in line with […]

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Feds bust suspected Pittsburg/Atlanta pot trafficking ring; alleged money launderer arrested in Bay Area

OAKLAND — A man suspected of conspiring with others to ship marijuana from Pittsburg to Atlanta, Georgia, was arrested in the Bay Area last week on an arrest warrant for money laundering charges, court records show. Alhaji Jewru Touray was arrested in connection with a federal conspiracy and money laundering case based in Georgia. The […]

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Man busted for edible marijuana with Cookie Crisp cereal logo: Police

A man driving in Boston is accused of carrying several large bags of weed, along with dozens of edible marijuana packets that have the Cookie Crisp cereal logo, according to police. Daniel Keegan, 20, of Weymouth, was arrested on drug-related charges after a traffic stop in downtown Boston Wednesday night, police said. Officers at around […]

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10 arrested in bust that yields drugs, guns, cash from northern Colorado crime ring

Authorities this week seized heroin, meth, opioids, weed, cocaine, mushrooms, and an assortment of firearms and arrested 10 people from a criminal ring operating along the northern Front Range, a press release from the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force stated Friday.

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Medical pot laws no answer for U.S. opioid deaths, study says

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

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