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U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $181M Worth of Cocaine During Drug Bust of a Homemade Submarine

According to NBC News, officials say the U.S. Coast Guard ambushed a homemade submarine last month and recovered $181M worth of cocaine near the coast of Mexico, but even more cocaine was left on the ship when it sank. This bust has been deemed the biggest of it’s kind in...

Shakespeare Was a Pothead?! Scientists Discover Cannabis in the Bard’s Pipes

If you thought you may have noticed a double entendre alluding to Shakespeare’s drug use throughout his work- you may have been right! According to Time scientists have discovered the presence of cannabis on the remnants of the Bard’s tobacco pipes. The analysis and recent findings of the excavation of...

Eminem Tells All: Recovery, Hamster Wheels, Weight Loss, and Wielding an Addictive Personality for Good

Eminem 2011 by WhiteBoyzCantRun licensed under CC by 3.0 It’s no secret the international rapping superstar Eminem battled addiction to drugs and alcohol; the persona in his music may not have been the persona we needed to believe it was- so we could forget about the validity of his plight...

Stranger Lets Himself into Apartment and Waits ‘Paranormal Activity’ Style Beside Clueless Homeowner’s Bed in Search of His Drug Dealer

South Florida has produced some strange drug stories- and some of them which don’t involve bodily injury or permanent damage are amusing- but I think this bizarre account in West Palm Beach takes the cake. Police arrested Colin McGarrigle (26) for burglary, theft, and marijuana possession after a terrified homeowner...

Aerospace Engineers by Day, Drug Dealers by Night: Marijuana Selfie & Prison Bars

It seems to be a growing fad of care-free drug dealers, or drug users, posting their illicit activities publicly onto their social media accounts. The practice has become so common police officers comb through social media frequently to bust offenders quickly, and without much police work- which is exactly what...

Mexican Drug Lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Escapes Prison for the Second Time

According to Forbes, Mexico’s National Security Commission has confirmed that  Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, the world’s most dangerous drug trafficker, escaped from prison. The statement issued by the National Security Commission shared that on Saturday, July 11th, surveillance camera at Altiplano federal prison, a maximum security Mexican prison, last saw...

Video Games and Mental Illness: Hellblade Immerses Players Into the World of Psychosis

Anytime I have a viable excuse for playing a video game, I’m happy. And if war-torn warrior princesses are your thing, then you may want to consider grabbing a copy of Hellblade when it debuts in 2016. The third person tragedy unfolds in the mind of a Celtic warrior named...

One Crazy Study Proves Light Can Help People Manage Pain

Most people wouldn’t turn to light as a sensible resource to help manage pain- and especially not chronic pain meriting a medical prescription. Well, researchers and neuroscientists at the Washington University School of Medicine are trying to change that. In an attempt to harness a resource with no chance to cause...

Undercover Officer in New Hampshire Is Helping People with Substance Use Disorders with Compassion & Understanding

When it comes to addiction, whether it’s to heroin, crack cocaine, or prescription drugs, the overwhelming perception of those “addicts” revolve around notions of scorn, uselessness, and overall hostility. Officer Eric Adams once shared similar sentiments during his undercover work to bring in drug dealers and take users off the...

Mother Under the Influence of Flakka a Day Prior Leaves Baby on Railroad

South Florida is still being pelted with the effects of flakka use. In a story covered by CBS Miami a woman has been revoked the privilege of caring for her child (who is now in foster care) after leaving the baby on railroad tracks in a fit of delirium, caused...

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