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Hope for Iranian who survived botched hanging as sharia expert doubts ruling

Hope for Iranian who survived botched hanging as sharia expert doubts ruling | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Man convicted of drug smuggling who lived through one execution may now not have to endure another Hopes have been raised for the life of the Iranian man who survived a hanging only to be condemned to be re-executed, after one of the country's...
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Robert McCartney: Stop big tobacco from promoting e-cigs - U-T San Diego

Robert McCartney: Stop big tobacco from promoting e-cigs - U-T San Diego | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Robert McCartney: Stop big tobacco from promoting e-cigs U-T San Diego The tobacco industry is sharply raising spending on advertisements and other marketing for electronic cigarettes to try to make smoking glamorous again and hook a new generation...
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Alcohol problems in the criminal justice system: an opportunity for intervention

Alcohol problems in the criminal justice system: an opportunity for intervention | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it

Based largely on prior research analyses and guidelines from the UK, these international guidelines offer an integrated model of best practice care for problem-drinking prisoners, grounded in research specific to prisons and in potentially applicable research in other settings.

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Does smoking weed make you a better parent?

Does smoking weed make you a better parent? | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Calling all parents: as marijuana laws relax across the US, we want to know how you're navigating the new terrain of legal pot in your own home
Over the past decade, Americans have reevaluated their relationship with marijuana.
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Opinion: Let's clear the smoke on cannabis - Edmonton Journal

Opinion: Let's clear the smoke on cannabis - Edmonton Journal | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Edmonton Journal Opinion: Let's clear the smoke on cannabis Edmonton Journal As the world watches the effects of the legalization of cannabis (also known as marijuana) south of the border in Colorado and Washington states, many Canadians are...
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More than 3000 kilos of cocaine seized days apart last month - Local 10

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More than 3000 kilos of cocaine seized days apart last month
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MASSIVE SEIZURE AT SEA TODAY. BAILS AND BAILS OF COCAINE WORTH MORE THAN $100,000. JASON MARTINEZ HAS MORE FROM THE COAST GUARD STATION IN MIAMI BEACH.
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US seizes $350 million in Caribbean cocaine - Columbus Dispatch

US seizes $350 million in Caribbean cocaine - Columbus Dispatch | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
US seizes $350 million in Caribbean cocaine
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MIAMI — Wearing protective gloves and masks, members of the U.S.
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Ex-Co-Op Bank Chairman Charged With Cocaine Possession - Bloomberg

Ex-Co-Op Bank Chairman Charged With Cocaine Possession - Bloomberg | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
The Malay Mail Online Ex-Co-Op Bank Chairman Charged With Cocaine Possession Bloomberg Paul Flowers, the former chairman of Co-Operative Bank Plc, was charged with possession of cocaine, crystal meth and ketamine, almost a month after the lender...
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Drug abuse among medical professionals rarely detected

America's prescription drug epidemic reaches deep into the health care community. Across the country, tens of thousands of doctors, nurses, medical technicia...
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Charges dropped over death of boy who took fake LSD

Charges dropped over death of boy who took fake LSD | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
A man is cleared of supplying a synthetic drug taken by Sydney teenager Henry Kwan before his death.
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Bill increasing heroin penalties to 99 years passes Louisiana Senate committee ... - The Times-Picayune

Bill increasing heroin penalties to 99 years passes Louisiana Senate committee ... - The Times-Picayune | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
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At-A-Glance: Following a year during which the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr.
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Bond Granted For Police Lt. Held On Narcotics Charges - CBS Local

Bond Granted For Police Lt. Held On Narcotics Charges - CBS Local | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
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Bond Granted For Police Lt. Held On Narcotics Charges CBS Local Mata allegedly helped transport narcotics proceeds for the drug organization in exchange for thousands of dollars in cash plus a Rolex watch valued at $10,000, according to...
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How Personality Increases Risk of Drug Abuse - LiveScience.com

How Personality Increases Risk of Drug Abuse - LiveScience.com | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com How Personality Increases Risk of Drug Abuse LiveScience.com People with certain personality traits may at increased risk for drug use problems, and studying personality may help researchers better understand and treat these...
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Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk - USA TODAY

Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk - USA TODAY | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
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Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk
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Pervasive problem: The latest drug use data from the U.S.
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Man Named Cocaine Arrested By Florida Cops On Felony Narcotics Charge - The Smoking Gun

Man Named Cocaine Arrested By Florida Cops On Felony Narcotics Charge - The Smoking Gun | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Man Named Cocaine Arrested By Florida Cops On Felony Narcotics Charge
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A Florida man named Edward Cocaine was arrested this week on a felony drug charge.
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Meet Diego: K-9 cop specifically trained to 'sniff out' narcotics - YourGV.com

Meet Diego: K-9 cop specifically trained to 'sniff out' narcotics - YourGV.com | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Meet Diego: K-9 cop specifically trained to 'sniff out' narcotics
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Study: Marijuana legalization doesn't increase crime - MSNBC

Study: Marijuana legalization doesn't increase crime - MSNBC | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Study: Marijuana legalization doesn't increase crime
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Three months after Colorado residents legalized recreational marijuana with the passage of Amendment 64 in Nov. 2012, Sheriff Tom Allman of Mendocio County, Calif.
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Police in Colombia seize 3 tons of cocaine - Fox News Latino

Police in Colombia seize 3 tons of cocaine - Fox News Latino | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
International Meetings Review Police in Colombia seize 3 tons of cocaine Fox News Latino The liquefied cocaine was mixed with dielectric oil - an insulator - and concealed inside an electric transformer set to be shipped to the Guatemalan port of...
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Chrystal Hassell goes on motel crack cocaine binge and gives birth in bathtub - Daily Mail

Chrystal Hassell goes on motel crack cocaine binge and gives birth in bathtub - Daily Mail | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
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Chrystal Hassell goes on motel crack cocaine binge and gives birth in bathtub
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A newborn is in critical condition after being born in a motel bathtub when his mother was on a crack cocaine binge.
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Cambridge man charged with cocaine possession, kilo press allegedly seized - My Eastern Shore

Cambridge man charged with cocaine possession, kilo press allegedly seized - My Eastern Shore | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Cambridge man charged with cocaine possession, kilo press allegedly seized My Eastern Shore CAMBRIDGE — A hydraulic press for bricking kilos of cocaine is allegedly among the illegal drug paraphernalia seized by law enforcement officers Friday,...
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Hospital setting triggers worker drug abuse, theft - FierceHealthcare

Hospital setting triggers worker drug abuse, theft - FierceHealthcare | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Hospital setting triggers worker drug abuse, theft FierceHealthcare The high-stress environment of healthcare work not only lends itself to a higher rate of alcohol and drug abuse, it makes it difficult for workers struggling with drug abuse to...
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Dead Drunk: alcohol, violence and a night in Kings Cross

Dead Drunk: alcohol, violence and a night in Kings Cross | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
Two months after the death of 18-year-old Sydney man Daniel Christie, who was punched to the ground on New Year’s Eve, New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell introduced a set of measures aimed at improving…
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Can Safer Drug Use Be More Enjoyable Drug Use? - Huffington Post

Can Safer Drug Use Be More Enjoyable Drug Use? - Huffington Post | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
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Can Safer Drug Use Be More Enjoyable Drug Use?
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The results of the world's biggest drug survey (Global Drug Survey 2014) came out on April 14. The Huffington Post was our U.S.
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'Brown substance' in traveler's underwear turns out to be heroin - New York Post

'Brown substance' in traveler's underwear turns out to be heroin - New York Post | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
NBC New York 'Brown substance' in traveler's underwear turns out to be heroin New York Post A panicked drug smuggler who caught the attention of customs agents at JFK airport was busted after he was found with a brown substance in his underwear —...
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​Drug users moving to buy narcotics online, says Global Drugs Survey - RT

​Drug users moving to buy narcotics online, says Global Drugs Survey - RT | Drugs, Crime and Society | Scoop.it
RT Drug users moving to buy narcotics online, says Global Drugs Survey RT More drug users tend to buy both legal and illegal drugs over the Internet, including cannabis, LSD and MDMA, with US and Brazil topping the list of cannabis use, a new...
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Drug abuse among medical professionals rarely detected - USA TODAY

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Drug abuse among medical professionals rarely detected
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Drug abuse among medical professionals rarely detected. America's prescription drug epidemic reaches deep into the health care community.
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