Drugs

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Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Reduce Penalties For Marijuana Possession

State Rep. Joe Moody has introduced a bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas.

12/15/2014

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Texas Told To Reveal Execution Drug Maker

A judge on Friday morning ordered Texas to release the name of the compounding pharmacy that provides the lethal drugs which are used in state executions.

12/12/2014

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Texas Man Gets 40 Years Jail In Meth Case

A man from Grand Prairie has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after officers found a large quantity of methamphetamine stashed in Tupperware at his apartment.

12/12/2014

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Adderall Caused Most Positive Drug Tests In MLB

While 113 big leaguers had exemptions in the past year to use otherwise banned substances to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adderall caused eight of the 10 positive tests for stimulants under Major League Baseball’s drug program.

12/01/2014

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Children Pop Open Piñata With Pills Inside, Boy Hospitalized

A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized this weekend after accidentally ingesting pain pills he mistook for candy.

11/24/2014

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North Texas Men Sentenced In Cocaine Case

Six North Texas men have been sentenced to federal prison for their role in a cocaine distribution operation.

11/20/2014

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37 Suspects Charged In North Texas Drug Ring

Investigators on Friday stated that more than three dozen people have been charged in a drug trafficking ring that was based out of North Texas and had ties to Oklahoma.

11/14/2014

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Convicted Drug Dealer, Busted By Arlington Police, Gets 99 Years

A convicted drug dealer has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for selling less than an ounce of cocaine to a North Texas law enforcement officer.

10/30/2014

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Indiana Brothers Convicted In Texas Drug Case

Two Indiana brothers have been convicted in a synthetic marijuana ring involving North Texas smoke shops and convenience stores.

10/29/2014

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San Antonio Gang Member Faces Execution

A farmer investigating a grass fire on a remote stretch of road near his South Texas home discovered the bodies of two men and a woman from San Antonio who had been shot, bound and wrapped in carpet that was set ablaze.

10/27/2014

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Grieving Parents Giving Teens Life Or Death Warning About Ecstasy

An impulsive decision at the Austin City Limits Music Festival cost the life of a college student from North Texas. Now, her parents are sharing a warning about drugs, to spare other families the same grief.

CBS 11–10/23/2014

LIQUID-METH

Liquid Meth Pours Into North Texas

A new twist on an old but deadly drug — liquid methamphetamine — is now pouring into and through the metroplex.

10/10/2014

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