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Authorities Announce Interstate Drug Bust In Denver Area

District Attorney Scott Storey says 16 people have been arrested as part of an interstate cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking ring.

12/10/2012

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Colorado, Washington Await Federal Response To Pot Measure

The marijuana measure passed by Colorado voters this week is in direct violation of federal law and Colorado’s governor expects to hear what the federal government plans to do about it Friday afternoon.

11/09/2012

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Denver Pharmacy To Pay $87,500 In Settlement

Federal prosecutors say a Denver pharmacy has agreed to pay $87,500 in fines to settle allegations that it violated laws meant to help keep drugs out of the hands of abusers or street dealers.

08/23/2012

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Prescription Drug Round Up Featured At Jefferson County Safety Fair

About one-third of medications that are sold go unused. Drug Take Back programs are designed to deal with all of those leftovers.

08/22/2012

Bath salts labeled "Not for human consumption" are sold to be used as synthetic drugs. (credit: CBS)

‘Operation Log Jam’ Targets Designer Drugs Across Nation

Federal agents arrested more than 90 people and more than five million packets of finished designer synthetic drugs were seized in the first nationwide crackdown on designer synthetic drugs in U.S. history.

07/27/2012

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Feds Confirm Closure Of 25 More Pot Dispensaries Near Schools

Twenty-five more medical marijuana dispensaries were ordered to close on Monday. All were within 1,000 feet of schools.

05/08/2012

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Drug Take-Back Events Could Be A Thing Of The Past

People got rid of unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medications Saturday in a big drug take-back. But the semi-annual events could become a thing of the past.

04/28/2012

The majority of people who suffer from chronic pain feel they are treated like drug addicts during their pharmacy visits, and nearly one-third of pain sufferers showed concern they are being embarrassed by their healthcare provider. (credit: ThinkStock)

Make Sure Prescription Drugs Are Properly Disposed Of

Old prescriptions and expired over-the-counter medications can be dangerous. This Saturday, you can safely get rid of pills you don’t need anymore.

04/27/2012

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Aurora Police To Hold Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

The Aurora Police Department will hold a prescription drug take-back event this Saturday.

04/24/2012

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Former Addict, Dealer Says Heroin Is Big Business In Colorado

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, heroin is way too easy to get in Colorado.

04/17/2012

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