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U.S. Border Patrol Seize $1.3B in Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Hidden in Speakers Headed for Australia

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According to CNN, US Customs and Border Patrol have executed a record-breaking drug bust, uncovering over $1.3 billion in illegal drugs, including methamphetamines, cocaine, and heroin, which was all headed for down under. Two Americans and four Aussies were taken into custody as the authorities seized the drugs at California’s Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport. According […]

Quincy Jones Claims Ray Charles Got Him Addicted to Heroin at 15

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Quincy Jones made headlines recently when he did a rare interview with Vulture and spilled all the tea. Jones was busy again on Wednesday when he sat down with Scott Feinberg for the most recent episode of the Awards Chatter podcast. In a wide-ranging interview, the legendary musician, composer, and producer revealed that Ray Charles got […]

Demi Lovato is Reportedly ‘Awake and Responsive’ After Drug Overdose

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Demi Lovato reportedly suffered from a heroin overdose in her Hollywood Hills home, as per TMZ. The singer was out celebrating a friend’s birthday on Monday night, and she appeared to be happy in the pictures she uploaded to her Instagram. But she was found unconscious when paramedics arrived Tuesday afternoon. She was treated with […]

Heroin And Cocaine Possession No Longer A Felony Under Oregon Bill

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Possession of small amounts of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine will no longer be punishable by a jail term in Oregon. Under a new bill treatment will be prioritized with the offence reduced from a felony to a misdemeanour. House Bill 2355 passed last week meaning felony charges will no longer be associated with the possession […]

The New Face Of Heroin

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Words by: Milca Pierre From The Source Magazine Issue #270 | 2016   Advertisement The United States isn’t new to the heroin epidemic, but its latest response to the issue is revealing the scary double standards of public health. In 1991, the search was on for a trio the Drug Enforcement Administration asserts was responsible […]

Nathan “Bodie” Barksdale, Inspiration For ‘The Wire’, Dead At 54

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A Baltimore drug kingpin who inspired characters on HBO’s classic series The Wire has died in federal prison in North Carolina. Baltimore Health Department spokesman Sean Naron confirmed on Tuesday that 54-year-old Nathan “Bodie” Barksdale died in a medical prison in Butner. Barksdale ran a heroin business in Baltimore in the 1980, and served 15 […]

$14 Million Worth Of Heroin Discovered By Police Inside Two Pickup Trucks In Queens; Drivers Arrested

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Federal authorities pulled over two pickup trucks in Elmhurst, Queens Tuesday (January 26) and discovered that both vehicles were carrying 100 pounds of heroin between the two, worth an estimated $14 Million. The two drivers, 65-year-old Jose Guadencio Lantan-Vela and 33-year-old Peter Omar Garcia-Romero, were driving the trucks with North Carolina plates and were pulled […]

Eminem’s Former Sister-In-Law Dies Of Suspected Heroin Overdose

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It is being revealed that Eminem’s former sister-in-law Dawn Scott, passed away earlier this week after an apparent heroin overdose in her hometown of Warren, Michigan. 40-years-old at the time of her death, Scott was the twin sister of Eminem’s ex-wife Kim Mathers, as well as a childhood friend of the former couple. The rapper, […]

“People Try Heroin For The First Time” Video Raises Controversy

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In an effort to mock Buzzfeed, a site called SourceFed made a parody video titled, ‘People Try Heroin for The First Time.’ The video parodies a series of videos done by Buzzfeed in which people try unconventional foods, products, or lifestyle services for the first time. SourceFed opted to parody the series by making a […]

Lethal Heroin Claims Eight Lives In Massachusetts

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Police in Massachusetts are warning about an “exceptionally deadly” lethal batch of heroin called, “Hollywood,” which claimed eight lives in the past week in Hampden County — four of the suspected fatal overdoses occuring just four days ago. According to the Boston Herald, suspected fatal heroin overdoses with the “Hollywood” stamp were found in Holyoke, […]