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Forensic Files - Season 6, Ep 19: Pure Evil

From being the pioneers of fingerprinting to fighting modern cybercrime, the UK must capitalise on its high standing in forensics, says Sir Mark Walport<p>Britain – which in the 19th century pioneered fingerprinting and in the 20th century genetic fingerprinting as crimefighting aids - could lead the …

Forensics

The Living Dead

The bright aseptic room smelled of Pine-Sol and bleach and overripe Camembert. A white-bearded man lay on a stainless-steel examination table, his face angled toward the skylight and the cold, cloudless morning. An investigator read from his clipboard: 61-year-old white male discharged from a …

States Are Struggling To Keep Medical Weed Safe

With no federal standards to guide them, fewer than half of medical marijuana states require safety testing of cannabis.<p>If you take a prescription pill in America, you can be fairly certain of what you’re getting, thanks to strict federal regulations that mandate quality and consistency.<p>That’s not …

Big banks are suddenly looking hard at the weed industry

Twenty-three states currently allow some form of legal marijuana and voters in four states and Washington, D.C., have voted to allow recreational use. Next election day, California and between five and 10 other states are likely to vote on recreational legalization.<p>In 2014, legal marijuana was the …

Legal weed brings tax boost, but it's modest

DENVER (AP) — To see the tax implications of legalizing marijuana in Colorado, there's no better place to start than an empty plot of land on a busy …

'Creative' Drug Smugglers Busted Hiding $500K Of Weed In Fake Carrots

Border agents discovered a pungent and pricey surprise inside a shipment of fresh produce from Mexico — 2,493 pounds of marijuana tucked inside fake carrots. The haul had an estimated street value of $499,000, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.<p>“Once again, drug smuggling organizations …

These California Nuns Are Fighting For Their Right To Grow/Sell Cannabis

The Sisters of the Valley--a convent in Northern California--grow and sell medicinal cannabis on Etsy.<p>Their convent's description, according to Facebook:<p>"The Sisters make their medicines by moon cycles, according to ancient tradition -- sewing prayer and healing intention into every bottle and jar."<p>…

The Heroin Epidemic Has Gotten So Bad That It Made The Second Paragraph Of The State Of The Union Address

As did criminal justice reform.<p>WASHINGTON - Before he even uttered the required words "the State of our Union is strong," President Barack Obama in his address Tuesday night made reference to the unfolding opioid crisis.<p>"Because it’s an election season, expectations for what we will achieve this …

When Your Parents Are Heroin Addicts

A mother is dead and a father jailed after they overdosed at a children’s hospital. Their story may seem extreme, but it isn’t unique.<p>Last week, it …

Documentary Film Exposes Heroin Addiction; Congress Stymies CDC Abuse Prevention Efforts

I just finished watching the new HBO documentary, <i>Heroin: Cape Cod</i>. It is a raw, up close and personal account of the heroin epidemic currently gripping our nation, as told by those who know addiction best - active users.<p>I encourage you to watch this film, which is currently playing on HBO. If you …

A matchstick-size implant that could be the answer to America's serious overdose problem is about to get approved

The implants, an inch long and the width of a matchstick, carry a drug called buprenorphine, which scientists hope can help wean people off addiction.<p>Buprenorphine is an opioid that appears to work by activating the receptors in the brain that respond to opiates like prescription pain medications …

CVS Pharmacies in New York Will Start Selling Heroin Overdose Antidote Over the Counter

The ability to buy the opiate antidote without a prescription is a big step toward cutting down heroin-related deaths.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>How to Make Drug Taking Better in 2016</b><p>Health officials in New York have announced that 479 CVS pharmacies across the state will begin selling naloxone, the opiate overdose …

Police Misconduct - Highway Patrol pulls over an ambulance en route to hospital.

Miss Indiana 2013 arrested, accused of public intox, disorderly conduct, resisting officers

4409 -- Cop Shot in FACE ambushing Resident

PolicingTroy - police misconduct compilation

PA State Police Misconduct