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2013-12-18 23:04:27

MacGregor & Collins, LLP has recently released a new website to assist those facing charges for drug crimes in California. The site, http://www.drugcrime-law.com, contains information about specific laws governing the possession, transportation, and sales of illegal drugs including potential penalties and possible legal defenses for those who have been recently arrested or charged. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 MacGregor & Collins, LLP has recently released a...

2013-07-03 23:18:50

A California man swam for seven hours in the ocean to dodge police who sought to arrest him for drug abuse. When high on drugs, most people become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Fox News reports (6/25) in a news article titled California man spends 7 hours swimming in ocean to avoid drug arrest, that in California, a man high on drugs, swam for seven hours in the...

2013-04-16 13:35:04

Screening identifies small fraction of possible lawbreakers A new study shows that neither criminal background checks nor pre-admission screening questions accurately predict students likely to commit crime on college campuses. "In an effort to reduce campus crime, more than half of all American colleges ask applicants about their criminal histories or require criminal background checks," said study author Carol Runyan , Ph.D., MPH, and professor of epidemiology at the Colorado School...

2013-03-02 23:03:45

According to CBS New York, law enforcement has created a database to track and identify patterns left by pharmacy burglars in the hopes of preventing prescription drug crimes. The database, hailed as the first of its kind, already contains more than a hundred 2012 prescription pill burglaries and robberies and may soon spread nationwide. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 According to CBS New York, law enforcement has created a database to track and identify patterns left by pharmacy...

2012-05-31 23:03:22

Increased emphasis on arrests of drug dealers, especially those who provided drugs that resulted in overdose, helps make communities safer but can never be a complete solution. McAlester, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 As heroin deaths increase across America, law enforcement and civic groups push for more arrests to deal with the problem. In many cities, when an overdose death occurs, the person who supplied the drug is arrested for homicide. While this provides a certain degree of justice...

2012-03-23 23:02:00

Dealing with Rising Rates of Oxycodone Abuse New York, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 New York physician Dr. Marina Gafanovich, MD has long advised that the abuse of the drug Oxycodone (OxyContin) would become not only a major medical issue among chronic pain users, as more and more legislation is being passed to narrow the prescriptive use of this drug, but also would drive the rates of drug crimes sky high as these medicinal use patients found themselves without this powerful drug for the...

2009-07-08 16:10:00

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Narconon drug rehab program has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction. "You can have the everyday functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount," comments Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres. "This is an all too common situation for many people who are involved in a drug...

2009-05-16 14:50:05

Critics say paying drug dealers to answer a research questionnaire in a London borough crime study is wrong, but city officials point to its results. Some, including police officers and their union, were outraged at revelations that the Lambeth Council paid $35 fees to drug dealers to answer questions, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. If the council pays for information which leads to people being arrested and convicted, I would have no problem with that. If, on the other hand, they...


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