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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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DEA: 80 Percent Of Meth Sold In US Comes From Mexican Drug Cartels

Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation’s drug market created by the long effort to crack down on American-made methamphetamine, flooding U.S. cities with exceptionally cheap, extraordinarily potent meth from factory-like “superlabs.”

10/11/2012

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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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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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National “Drug Take-Back Day” Has Lofty Goals, High Expectations

The effort kicks off at 10:00 a.m. this morning and comes to a close around 2:00. A full list of dropoff sites can be seen here.

04/30/2011

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Feds Defund Meth Cleanup Program, Worrying States

The DEA announced last month that Congressional funding for its COPS has been exhausted. Renewed funding is unlikely in the next few years.

03/26/2011

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