THE NEW FORTY A tragic epidemic...
When I first saw the story about the Horace woman who hid a broken meth pipe in her vagina, I thought of the dozens of quips I could offer in such a situation. But then I looked at the young woman's a... Posted on 12/4/13 at 8:07 PM
GYPSYLYNSPEAKS Project Safe Bakken
The Bakken Shales have provided so many with jobs and financial freedom throughout the United States. People have flocked to the remote small towns of North Dakota in hopes to find work, and wealth in... Posted on 10/29/13 at 10:48 AM
THE PERIPHERY Mail Order Heroin
I once talked to a former drug addict who was a roadie for a rock-n-roll band. He shared about getting cocaine sent to him from his dealer back in LA when the band was on the road.
"How do you send c... Posted on 9/24/13 at 7:04 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Lawmakers begin effort to stem synthetic drugs in state
By Don Davis
Trying to control dangerous synthetic drugs is a lot like playing the old carnival game whack-a-mole.
In the game, every time a player uses a mallet to whack a mole sticking its head out... Posted on 7/9/13 at 4:59 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Juvenile drug court - its success measures up
Juvenile Drug Court (JDC) is a program that attempts to change the behavior of juveniles who regularly use drugs and alcohol. It uses intense judicial and probation supervision; individual, group and ... Posted on 1/22/13 at 8:53 AM
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - North Dakota authorities are once again cracking down on synthetic marijuana. This after the state pharmacy board didn't properly notify the public of a ban, halting arrests and prosecutions last month.
(WDAY TV) - It appears meth dealers in our region are going solo after a significant decrease in meth busts in recent years because it's harder to get key ingredients, and some big operations were shut down. The Drug Enforcement Administration says the people making meth are mostly just doers, not dealers.
(WDAY TV) - It is being called North Dakota’s fastest growing drug problem. Not meth or cocaine, but the pain killer medications in family bathroom cabinets. In Fargo today, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem hosted a prescription drug abuse summit.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian man was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison for buying about two dozen handguns that were smuggled into Canada by two North Dakota college students who traded the pistols for cash and drugs.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bong water can count as a controlled substance, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a decision that raises the threat of longer sentences for drug smokers who fail to dump the water out of their pipes.
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