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Archive for the ‘Drug Abuse’ Category
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The size of the illegal drug market in the United States is growing rapidly, with drug users spending approximately $100 billion annually on drugs such as cocaine, heroin, marijuana or meth. Thousands of people have been found smuggling narcotics across the borders in America. In early September this year, two Pasadena men were arrested by […]
By: Admin On: 09-30-2016 Category: Drug Abuse Comment: 0
Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and drugs is the leading cause of disability and death among people below 21 years of age, according to a 2015 report by the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). However, DUI convictions are not just confined to youth, as evident by a recent incident in […]
By: Admin On: 08-24-2016 Category: Drug Abuse Comment: 0
Alcoholism and addiction, studies have found, run in the family. And, people with addicted parents have a high probability of themselves becoming addicts one day. However, Tonya Fairley, 44 – a hair salon owner in Pasadena – defies such theories to prove that nurture can change the nature inherited from parents. Born in 1971 in […]
A man who was out on bail in a case of illegal drug possession was critically wounded when the Pasadena police returned his fire recently. The police said no officer was injured in the gunfire, which took place at the 800 block of North Los Robles Avenue in April 2016. Francisco Javier Flores, 21, who […]
Five schoolgirls were recently rushed to a hospital in Pasadena after they were found to have ingested an unknown substance. The students of two different schools were suspected to have taken an overdose of some unknown substance, though it could not be confirmed. According to a report, one of the two schools has been under […]
By: Admin On: 11-30-2015 Category: Drug Abuse Comment: 0
Rave culture can be polarizing. Though the movement encourages peace and love, drug abuse is rampant at raves and festivals. Two young people recently died at the Hard Summer music festival in Los Angeles, bringing light to the dangers surrounding a culture with seemingly good intentions. Though mostly associated with teens and young adults, the […]
It should be noted that FedEx is not a discreet method to use when trafficking drugs. Zaid Wakil, a North Carolina man running a cocaine trafficking ring out of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County, California, will be serving his sentence in federal prison for doing just that. After semi-successfully concealing his drug […]