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66 Pounds Of Cocaine Wash Ashore In Galveston

Houston media outlets report 66 pounds of cocaine in 30 individually wrapped bundles were found Monday by the Galveston Police Department.

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Former Players: NFL Teams ‘Conspired’ To Push Painkillers

Hundreds of former players have filed a federal lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs obtained and provided painkillers to players – often illegally.

05/21/2015

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Cocaine Bags Wash Up On Galveston Beach

A beachgoer in Texas found about $175,000 worth of cocaine in unmarked bags that washed ashore. Authorities have not yet determined the source of the drugs.

05/19/2015

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Texas House Approves Flawed Medical Marijuana Bill; Measure Goes To Gov. Abbott

A bill intended to allow access to low-THC marijuana extracts for qualifying seizure patients is unlikely to provide patients with relief.

05/18/2015

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Experimental Drug Access Closer For Terminally Ill Texas Patients

Texas lawmakers are closer to putting experimental drugs within the reach of terminally ill patients.

04/21/2015

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Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 27 Years After 1,900 Pounds Of Meth Found

A Mesquite man has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison after being caught with a large amount of methamphetamine in his home.

04/17/2015

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Texas Lawmakers Work To Shield Suppliers Of Execution Drugs

Alleged threats against execution drug suppliers have Texas lawmakers trying to conceal the identity of those manufacturers from both the public and death row inmates.

04/15/2015

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Drug Ring Busted In Texas & Louisiana, 23 Charged

More than 20 people have been arrested in a Texas and Louisiana prescription drug ring allegedly using the homeless to pose as patients.

03/25/2015

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TX Senate OKs Making Synthetic Drug ’25I’ A Controlled Substance

The Texas Senate has approved making the synthetic drug 25I-NBOMe a controlled substance, potentially banning it from being sold online and in places like convenience stores.

03/24/2015

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Designer Drug Identified As Cause Of Plano Teen’s Death

A mother has received toxicology reports confirming what she long suspected, that synthetic drugs killed her teenage son.

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UFC Introduces Anti-Doping Policy For Later This Year

Rocked by a recent spate of high-profile suspensions, UFC announced on Wednesday a multimillion-dollar anti-doping plan.

02/18/2015

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Former Owner Of MLB Steroid Clinic Sentenced To 4 Years

The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.

02/17/2015

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