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WRVA News
October 23, 2019 - 2:47 pm
(Richmond, Va.) -- If you have some expired medication or pills that you don't need anymore, this Saturday is the time to get rid of them. Many places around the Richmond area will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Drug Take Back Day, which is an opportunity for you to...
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Jeff Katz
September 19, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Prominent Democratic Party donor and political activist Ed Buck was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house and distributing methamphetamine to a man who suffered an overdose at Buck's apartment in West Hollywood, KTLA reports. According to police, Buck has been charged with three...
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 4:34 pm
By GEOFF MULVIHILL and DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reached a tentative deal Wednesday with about half the states and thousands of local governments over its role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic, but criticism by several state attorneys...
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 12:54 pm
By YANAN WANG and FU TING Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China said Tuesday that it's not the source of the fentanyl that's killing Americans, contrary to President Donald Trump's recent tweets blaming China for the drug deaths. At a briefing for the National Narcotics Control Commission, China...
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WRVA News
August 22, 2019 - 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony and possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, James R. Smith, Jr., 39, sold fentanyl to a controlled source on four occasions...
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Jeff Katz
August 09, 2019 - 1:45 pm
A Louisiana woman who was caught with meth hidden inside her vagina told officers it wasn't hers, according to FOX News . Ashley Beth Rolland, 23, was accused of stealing $5,000 from a man she had been staying with while he was showering. Rolland confessed to stealing the money, but after a search...
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August 02, 2019 - 3:43 pm
By MARCUS LIM Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease. Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared an emergency Thursday to...
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July 31, 2019 - 3:40 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry...
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July 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders' call for replacing private...
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July 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed...
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