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DEA Warns Parents of Pot Legalization Ripple Effect

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning parents to beware of the new attitude toward majiuana this school year. DEA special agent in charge in St. Louis Jim Shroba says the legalization of the drug in Colorado has had a ripple effect on youth culture.

08/11/2014

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New Mexico Drug Indictment Touches St. Louis

Large amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana were allegedly shipped to St. Louis & elsewhere.

02/07/2014

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DEA’s Drug Disposal Day

Last year, more than 16,000 pounds of unwanted prescriptions were willingly turned in to authorities, locally.

10/25/2013

Meth Lab Seizures Down in 2012

It was the second straight year of decline, but experts said it could just be a blip and it’s too early to tell if there’s a trend to explain the drop.

09/11/2013

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DEA Disagrees with Firm’s Meth-Resistant Claim

James Shroba of the DEA wrote to Westport Pharmaceuticals saying DEA chemists were able to make meth using Zephrex-D.

05/28/2013

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Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs More Than Illegal Drugs

DEA program manager Scott Collier tells KMOX that when it comes to abuse among teenagers, prescription drugs rank only behind marijuana.

04/26/2013

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Indoor KC Gardeners Claim Pot Search Was Illegal

Adelyn and Robert Harte whose Kansas City home was unsuccessfully searched claim they were targeted, because they bought growing supplies.

03/29/2013

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DEA to Synthetic Drugs Makers: We’re Coming for You

The DEA seized more than $36 million in cash, arrested 91 people, and led to 5 million packets of synthetic drugs being removed from the public.

07/27/2012

Pill Mills Popping Up in Missouri

Federal officials suspect powerful narcotics are making it onto the streets of St. Louis under the cover of “pain clinics”.

07/23/2012

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47,000 Pounds Collected From Drug Take-Back Event

21,232 pounds of drugs were collected in Missouri, 8,753 pounds in Kansas.

05/04/2012

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