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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. […]

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Where Does The War On Drugs Hang Out in Philadelphia?

Local band The War On Drugs members Robbie Bennett and Dave Hartley recently sat down with the creators of music and food app Supper to share their favorite places to get […]

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Jim Kenney Urges Mayor to Sign Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Yesterday, Victor Fiorillo reported that there had been 264 arrests for marijuana possession in the month following City Council’s vote to drop pot possession to a $25 fine. With […]

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Poll: 84 Percent of Pennsylvanians Approve of Medical Marijuana

Despite continued resistance from Gov. Tom Corbett on medical marijuana — he supports only a cannabidiol extract — Pennsylvanians clearly have no problem with medical […]

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Philadelphia City Council Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

[UPDATE: 4:40 p.m.] According to Councilman Jim Kenney’s director of legislation, Jim Engler, as per the Philadelphia Charter, Mayor Nutter does not have to take action […]

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Pennsylvanians Too Stoned to Go to Work

Ever wish you could skip work and spend the day in a blitzed-out haze of pot smoke, junk food, and giant-screen plasma televisions? If you’re […]

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After Largest Drug Bust in Chester History, Chester County DA Accidentally Describes Futility of Drug War

Last week, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced a huge drug bust. After a year-long investigation, the county completed the drug sting called Operation […]

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Cops: Two Ran Meth Lab in Rehoboth Beach

Delaware state police have charged two with methamphetamine production at an apartment complex near Rehoboth Beach. The News Journal’s Jon P. Zaimes reports the duo […]