Drugs

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Execution Drug Cost Quadruples For Texas Prisons

The Texas prison agency is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier.

08/15/2014

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Feds: East Texas Man’s Murky Death Tied To Drugs

Federal authorities have arrested a man suspected of selling drugs to an East Texas man whose mysterious disappearance prompted his family to criticize investigators for mishandling the case.

08/08/2014

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Pot Brownies May Land Texas Teen Life Sentence

A 19-year-old man who could face years in prison for making brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil said Wednesday he remains scared despite new evidence that his attorney believes should reduce the charges.

08/06/2014

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Top 10 Texas Pro Athletes To Be Arrested

Whether pro athletes are using steroids to gain an edge on the field or recreational drugs or booze to lose their edge off of it, stories of pro athletes getting caught up with drugs or alcohol seem to always be in the headlines.

07/11/2014

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Nearly 1,300 Pot Plants Found In Navarro County

Law enforcement officials on Thursday found nearly 1,300 marijuana plants growing in a very rural part of Navarro County, along with a recently used campsite nearby.

06/19/2014

Marijuana (credit: Johnson County Sheriff Office)

Big Rig Pot Growing Operation Busted

Sheriff’s deputies busted a marijuana grow operation that used a converted 18-wheeler to house its plants.

06/05/2014

NFL Contract Talks

Second Wave Of Former Players Join NFL Lawsuit

Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley is among a second wave of players joining a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing painkillers and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health.

06/04/2014

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Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Drugs To Mask Players Pain

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

05/20/2014

Photo shows a package of K2 which contains herbs and spices sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. (credit: (AP Photo/Kelley McCall)

Police: Synthetic Marijuana That Caused Illness Came From Dallas

Police in central Texas say synthetic marijuana that caused more than 30 people to fall ill was obtained in Dallas and sold by dealers in downtown Austin.

05/09/2014

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Are Low-T Drugs Putting Patients At High Risk?

“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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Number Of Teens Smoking Alcohol On The Rise

Toxicologists say smoking alcohol can be a dangerous way to get drunk, especially for teenagers.

04/22/2014

Packed cannabis at a growing facility. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Survey: 9 In 10 Texans Want Pot Decriminalized

A pro-marijuana legalization group named Progress Texas has put up a billboard in support of its cause. Some people may call it a “sign of the times,” after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado two years ago.

04/21/2014

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