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July 2018 Archives

Drug charges: Cannabis grown on Pennsylvania game land

Police were searching for a male in connection with growing cannabis plants. But it turns out the 51-year-old suspect who would have been facing drug charges was mowed down by a bulldozer and killed. The deceased Pennsylvania resident had apparently been growing 10 marijuana plants in Berks County on state game lands.

Drug charges: 25 charged after 2-year drug investigation

Twenty-five people have recently been identified as being involved in one of the biggest drug rings in Montgomery County. Drug charges have been filed in connection with the biggest fentanyl trafficking organizations in Pennsylvania, according to police. Charges stem from a two-year investigation.

Prescription painkiller dependence can lead to criminal charges

It's a frighteningly common story. Someone gets hurt in an accident or develops a serious medical condition, like cancer. Doctors prescribe narcotic painkillers to help that person cope with the pain associated with the diagnosis. Patients taking these medications can quickly become dependent on these potent drugs. After a few weeks or months, even if the pain remains an issue, the doctor ends the prescription, leaving the patient vulnerable and desperate for relief.

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