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County Atty’s To Review Drug Convictions From Last 3 Years

The county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.

02/21/2013

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Carter Thanks Vikings For Help Through Drug Issues

Cris Carter is back in Minnesota for the first time since his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

02/14/2013

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Roseville Police: Dead Dog, Illegal Narcotics Found During Search

A dead dog and a malnourished canine were discovered – in addition to illegal narcotics, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of cash – during a search warrant the Roseville Police and East Metro SWAT executed at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

02/07/2013

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Lawsuit Says Drug Training Program Violated Rights

Six people who claim they were given drugs as part of a now-suspended training program for police are suing the state of Minnesota, alleging the program was an “unethical clinical trial.”

02/01/2013

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Anoka Man Charged After Crash Into Family Vehicle

An Anoka man is charged with leading police on a chase while high and crashing his vehicle into another vehicle carrying a family of five.

01/29/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘The House I Live In’ Review

David Simon is just one of the many talking heads whose insights and opinions make “The House I Live In” a movie of considerable force, especially following a year in which two states legalized the recreational use of marijuana.

01/18/2013

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Ex-Gopher A.J. Barker Arrested On Pot Charge In Texas

A former University of Minnesota wide receiver who quit the team after accusing the head coach of abusive behavior has been arrested in Houston on a marijuana possession charge.

01/16/2013

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Charges: Part Owner Sold Drugs In Bursville Business

A man believed to be part owner of a Burnsville business has been charged with selling drugs inside the establishment.

01/14/2013

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Judge Dismisses Moorhead Drug Ordinance Challenge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a Moorhead ordinance outlawing drug paraphernalia.

01/11/2013

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Police: Mom Bought Pot With 2 Kids In SUV

Police say a mother of two bought marijuana with her kids, and was subsequently caught speeding while the two were unbuckled in the back seat.

12/19/2012

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Duluth Head Shop Owner Indicted On Federal Charges

The owner of a Duluth head shop and three workers have been charged in a 54-count indictment accusing them of violating federal drug and regulatory laws.

12/18/2012

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Authorities: Man Found Dead In Edina Pot-Growing Operation

A man has been found dead inside a pot-growing operation inside an Edina residence, according to authorities.

11/01/2012

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MN Health Dept: Unsure Of Tainted Drugs’ Reach

The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed two new cases of fungal meningitis in the state, bringing the total to seven.

10/17/2012

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Henn. Co. Attorney Won’t Charge Drug-Spotter Officers

An investigation of alleged misconduct in a program that trains police officers in how to spot symptoms of drug use didn’t find enough evidence to bring criminal charges, Hennepin County prosecutor Mike Freeman said Friday.

09/21/2012

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Natural Surprise

An Arkansas couple was giving an interview to the local TV station when they were interrupted by something no one expected. Check out the video.

09/04/2012

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18 New Laws Go Into Effect Aug. 1

Eighteen new Minnesota laws go into effect on Wednesday.

08/01/2012

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Do Diet Drugs Really Work?

Two new diet drugs are the first to be approved in more than a decade. Both Belviq and Qsymia helped people lose weight in clinical studies, but they do it in very different ways.

07/24/2012

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Teens Accused Of Selling Adderall, Vicodin At School

Three teenagers have been accused of selling Vicodin and Adderall to students while at school.

07/11/2012

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Target, Wal-Mart To Pay State For Rx Overcharges

Two big-box retail companies will pay Massachusetts towns and cities $232,000 for allegedly overcharging public agencies for prescription drugs through the worker’s compensation insurance system.

07/03/2012

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Police Arrest Jamaica DJ Wanted In Minnesota

Police have arrested a popular Jamaican dancehall deejay on a U.S. extradition warrant. Authorities say that Busy Signal is a fugitive wanted on decade-old drug conspiracy charges in the U.S. state of Minnesota.

05/22/2012

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DPS Investigates Officer Allegedly Giving Pot To Protestors

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is looking into allegations that a Hutchinson Police officer gave marijuana to protestors as part of a police program.

05/09/2012

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Feds Sound Another Pot Farm Warning

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is again warning hikers and campers to steer clear of pot farms this summer. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest officials say drug trafficking organizations typically plant farms in the […]

04/18/2012

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Wis. Cracks Down On Sex, Drugs At Nude Beach

Wisconsin officials have long turned a blind eye to nudists who flock to a beach about a half hour north of the capital — but they draw the line at public sex.

04/17/2012

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Painkiller Sales Soar Around U.S., Fuel Addiction

Sales of the nation’s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients’ suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic.

04/05/2012

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