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Craigslist Ads For Prescription Drugs Result In Arrests
2012-10-14 05:24:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Twenty-one people have been arrested by the New York Police Department (NYPD) for selling prescription painkillers over the Internet, law enforcement officials announced on Thursday. The arrests come after an 11 month investigation known as "Operation Dot Com," in which undercover NYPD officers responded to Craigslist advertisements offering the drugs, according to New York Magazine reporter Joe Coscarelli. Officers made a...

2012-10-13 04:01:16

Families across America can enter the Red Ribbon Week® national contest to promote awareness in their neighborhoods and win a drug prevention grant for their local schools plus an iPad for their home. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 The National Family Partnership® (NFP) announces the national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week®, Oct. 23-31. Studies show that children who talk to their parents about the dangers of drug abuse are less at risk, and that's the goal...

Prominent Republicans Support Legalizing Marijuana
2012-10-07 10:44:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although 17 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana for medical use, no state has ever legalized it for recreational use. Washington State and Colorado have upcoming ballot measures to do just that. Those measures gained support from two prominent Republican politicians this week — U.S. Senate candidate Michael Baumgartner and former Representative Tom Tancredo — which could help sway voters. Michael...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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