No More Synthetic Marijuana at Gas Stations, Attorney Generals Demand

States’ Attorney Generals Send Letter to Oil Companies Asking Them Not to Condone Synthetic Marijuana at Gas StationsThe attorney generals from 43 states in the US have all co-written and signed a letter that was sent to several major oil companies, requesting their help to stop the sales of … [Read more...]

Fighting I-95 Traffic Stop Drug Trafficking Charges

SC Police Patrol:  I-95 Traffic Stop Drug Trafficking ChargesInterstate I-95 winds through South Carolina, and has earned a reputation since the 1980’s for being one of the country’s largest drug trafficking traffic stop  corridors, funneling marijuana, cocaine, and heroin from Cuba through … [Read more...]

New Medical Marijuana Bill Filed in SC

South Carolina Examines Another Medical Marijuana BillSenator Tom Davis has filed another medical marijuana bill, after the success of the cannabidiol legislation passed by South Carolina’s lawmakers earlier this year.Sen. Davis has championed medical marijuana legislation for years, and says he … [Read more...]

Congress Allows Medical Marijuana in Spending Bill

Congress Passes Spending Bill that Ends War on Drugs for States with Legal Medical MarijuanaThe passage of the federal spending bill this past Saturday, December 13th, signaled an historic moment for medical marijuana and the War on Drugs in the United States.The spending bill included an … [Read more...]

Tacoma to Shut Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Tacoma, WA Will Shut Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in 2015Although Washington state was one of the first states to legalize medical marijuana, and was one of the first two states to legalize recreational use of marijuana, the city of Tacoma may soon shut down all of its medical marijuana … [Read more...]

SC Prescription Monitoring Program Can Help Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

Committee Agrees South Carolina Prescription Monitoring Program Could Help Reduce Prescription Drug AbuseIn March this year, Governor Nikki Haley issued Executive Order 2014-22, which created the Governor’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council. The council was tasked with studying South … [Read more...]

SC Store Owners Face Drug Charges for Synthetic Marijuana

Undercover Reporting Shows Several Stores Illegally Sell Synthetic Marijuana in South CarolinaThe week of Thanksgiving, WIS reported that the news station’s undercover investigation into drug sales in South Carolina revealed that several “head shops” and other stores in the state are illegally … [Read more...]

Child Brings Heroin to Day Care, Mistaking it for Candy

Mother Arrested After Child Brings Packets of Heroin to Day Care, Mistaking it for CandyA woman has been arrested on serious drug charges after her 4-year-old brought hundreds of packets of heroin to day care center and passed them out among her classmates, mistaking it for candy.The child … [Read more...]

Oxycodone Conspiracy Leads to Sentence for Federal Charges

Oxycodone Conspiracy Leads to Federal Charges, ConvictionsThree members of a Oxycodone conspiracy in upstate South Carolina who distributed the regulated narcotic painkiller Oxycodone were sentenced on federal charges in court on Wednesday, August 20th.Lance C. Tew, 26, Jessica R. Hollingsworth, … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr’s Son Charged with Felony Drug Possession

Son of Hollywood Actor Robert Downey Jr Faces Felony Drug Possession ChargesAccording to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Robert Downey Jr’s son, Indio, was arrested in June on charges of felony drug possession for cocaine.The 20-year-old was allegedly seen taking a hit off a cocaine … [Read more...]