Drugs

Prescription drug bottles at a pharmacy. (credit: AP)

Study: Insurers May Use Drug Costs To Discriminate

Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain plans,

01/28/2015

Keith Edward Fields and Julia Elizabeth Thacker behind bars in the Keller Jail.(credit: Southlake DPS)

Southlake Police Find Baby, Guns And 55 Marijuana Plants In Bust

Southlake police busted a drug house this week, seizing 55 marijuana plants, 13 firearms, ammunition — and a 10-month-old infant.

01/14/2015

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5 Charged With Running Huge Prescription Drug Scheme

Five people have been charged with illegally selling vast quantities of prescription drugs — including the cough syrup nicknamed “purple drank” — and shipping some from Texas to Southern California.

01/13/2015

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UFC Champion Jon Jones Entering Drug Treatment

The Nevada Athletic Commission says Jones tested positive for the main metabolite of cocaine, according to Yahoo Sports.

01/06/2015

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Jaguars Dancers Awarded $2.3 Million Settlement

A three-year legal battle involving Jaguars all-nude strip club is over.

12/26/2014

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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

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

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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