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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Florida man, Wayne Barfield, steals $1600 Yorkie from pet store, sells it for crack

An expensive, 2-pound dog was stolen from a Florida pet store and when the man was caught by police, he revealed he sold the dog for crack cocaine. Wayne Junior Barfield, 38, was arrested after going in All About More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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New Life Lodge Case Still Full of Controversy

New Life Lodge really came to prominence due to the 2010 death of Lindsey Poteet. That event attracted a lot of media attention, particularly in the local area. However other deaths at the facility have increased More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Foster Care System Sees Influx Due To Rising Heroin Addiction

An alarming rate of heroin use has swept across the United States and the consequences are devastating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heroin addiction has almost tripled among young More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Addiction Prevention: Ways to Avoid Heartbreak and Find Hope

There are a number of people who theorize that some of us are basically predisposed with a personality fault that makes us more vulnerable to addiction and that there is nothing that can be done about it. As the More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Substance Abuse In Women: Causes, Effects, Challenges & Solutions

The definition of substance abuse encompasses the excessive and addictive use of any substance that alters the individual’s behavior, mood, and lifestyle. The substance could be a prescription medicine, tobacco, More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Substance Abuse and Addiction: Global Issues

It’s no secret that the United States is in the midst of a drug epidemic. From the rising popularity of prescription medications to an increased use of drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, rates More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Self-Motivation: Finding Powerful Inspiration From Within

How do small business owners become corporate giants? How do former drug addicts get clean? How do amateur songwriters make hundreds of thousands of dollars on YouTube? Answer: Inspiration. But, when you’re poor More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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When Drugs Heal and Harm

There is an old quote by the German-Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus which, roughly translated, means “The dose makes the poison.” In medical terms, this means that there are several substances that More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, May 12th, 2013
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Ashley Harper, Pittsburgh woman, arrested after smuggling heroin into a court room, hid from police on the roof

A Pittsburgh woman was arrest Friday after police found her hiding on a roof. Ashley Harper was found with 30 bags of stamped heroin entering family court for a drug screen, police say. Ashley Nicole Harper Court More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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Lance Armstrong confesses in Oprah Winfrey interview, but that may not be enough says anti-doping agency

Lance Armstrong began January by apologizing to the dedicated individuals of his Live Strong foundation and then went public in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to confess his use of PEDs. photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Now More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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Vincent Jones, Nathan Manigo, men arrested after trying to smuggle heroin and crack in buttocks

Two men were caught concealing drugs in their buttocks in unrelated cases over the past two days, according to police. On Monday, Lackawanna County detectives found 30 grams of crack hidden in a man’s buttocks More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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California drug ring busted trying to smuggle meth out of the US disguised as Snickers bars

A California man, Rogelio Mauricio Harris, has been busted using Snickers bars to hide their smuggling of methamphetamine out of the U.S. Custom agents in southern California rooted out the alleged plan to Lots More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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Hans Rausing, Swedish billionaire, arrested after wife’s death

The son of one of the world’s wealthiest men, Hans Kristian Rausing, is under arrest in London after the body of his American-born wife was found in their home this week, her death unexplained. Photo/CRIME More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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Methadone involved in one-third of prescription painkiller overdose deaths:CDC

Although the narcotic pain-killer and maintenance anti-addictive drug, methadone  accounted for 2 percent of painkiller prescriptions in the United States in 2009, it was involved in more than 30 percent of prescription More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 11th, 2012
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‘Teen Mom’ star Amber Portwood talks prison sentence, rehab, losing daughter

The “Teen Mom” star, Amber Portwood, was sentenced to five years in prison last week after she dropped out of a drug-treatment program the court ordered her to complete. Photo/ABC screenshot ABC reported that More...


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