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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

Synthetic Drugs

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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St. Louis Man Sentenced in Heroin Death

Robert Simmons pled guilty in January to one felony count of distribution of heroin.

04/23/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.

04/06/2012

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DEA Fears Increasing Painkiller Abuse In Missouri

It’s the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program

04/06/2012

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Two More Sentenced in Major Metro East Coke Ring

Manuel Ramirez and Javier Villasenor-Cardona, were indicted along with twenty-four other individuals and charged with being members of a large cocaine distribution organization.

03/23/2012

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Guilty Plea in Federal Drug Case

Linus R. Davis pled guilty to charges of diverting seized packages containing marijuana for distribution and sale.

03/09/2012

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