Drugs

Dilworth Park Cigarette Butt (photo illustration)
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Drug Company to Put Up Giant Cigarette Butt in Dilworth Park Friday

Every Philadelphian who has passed through the new Dilworth Park since its opening has come away with the same thought: This place could really use […]

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“Good Samaritan” Law Tries to Reduce Overdose Deaths

Remember that scene in Pulp Fiction where Uma Thurman overdosed on John Travolta’s heroin, and he had to figure out how to save her life […]

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90 Pounds of Pot Sent to 69th Street City Blue to Be Destroyed

60 pounds of pot delivered to Upper Darby clothing store: http://t.co/jugoLXC1I9 pic.twitter.com/x34L82c6P2 — Philly.com Breaking (@phillynews) November 19, 2014 An unknown person shipped 90 pounds […]

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Ex-Philadelphia Cop Facing Federal Extortion Charges

A former Philadelphia police officer is accused of robbing drug dealers of money and drugs, then splitting the proceeds with his co-conspirators. Federal prosecutors say […]

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Another Guilty Plea in Main Line Drug Ring

Timothy Brooks, who prosecutors have charged as second in command in the Main Line drug ring, pleaded guilty Tuesday to five of the 13 counts […]

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Another Member of “Main Line Takeover Project” Admits Guilt

A member of the alleged preppie drug ring that made headlines last spring has pleaded to misdemeanor charges in the case, the Delco Daily Times […]

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Joe Biden’s Son Discharged From Navy For Cocaine Use

Hunter Biden, son of Vice President Joe, was discharged from the Navy earlier this year after failing a drug test for cocaine. Hunter Biden, a […]

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Montco DA: Mom Injected 15-Year-Old Daughter With Heroin

On Wednesday afternoon at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman and Lower Salford Police Chief Thomas Medwid announced the arrest of […]

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4-Year-Old Brings Heroin to Daycare, Passes It Out Like Candy

A mother is under arrest after her 4-year-old daughter brought heroin to her daycare and passed it out to her classmates, Delaware State Police say. Ashley […]

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Corbett to Sign Heroin Overdose Bill

Gov. Tom Corbett will sign a bill today designed to encourage heroin users and their friends to seek help in the case of an overdose.

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In Pennsylvania, Heroin is Cheaper and Easier to Get Than Alcohol

This might explain a little something about Pennsylvania: Young people in rural Pennsylvania can buy heroin more easily than a bottle ofwine and getting high […]

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Diplo Bans “Kandi” At Future Mad Decent Block Party Events

Less than a week after Diplo was in Philly with his nation-touring Mad Decent Block Party, the DJ has announced that he’s banning “kandi” at […]

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Traffic Stop Nets 5,000 Packets of Heroin

Delaware State Police say troopers found more than 5,000 packets of heroin during a traffic stop in Dagsboro. As you can see from the photos […]

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Pa. House Legislation Would Strip Welfare Benefits from Convicted Drug Dealers

Republican State Rep. Mike Regan, who lives in York County, has introduced legislation that would strip welfare benefits from those convicted of drug distribution. House […]

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The Fall of the Main Line Drug Ring

On the afternoon of April 21st, 18-year-old Timothy Brooks arrived at a courthouse in Ardmore, a mile east of his alma mater, the Haverford School. […]