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Georgia Suspends Three Running Backs Due to Alleged Drug Use

The Georgia Bulldogs will be down to just two available running backs this week as three top rushers have been suspended for this week’s game against New Mexico State.

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The Face Of Addiction In The Texas Panhandle – Prescription & Alcohol Addiction [SERIES]

Addiction in the United States is still a huge problem and kills over 500,000 people each year. Some people think that the addiction epidemic has not reached the smaller communities like Amarillo, but it has. As someone who is a recovering addict, I know all to well exactly how devastating the effects of drug use are.

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Florida Will Be The First State To Drug Test Welfare Recipients

Governor Rick Scott of Florida has signed legislation that will require people applying for government assistance to pass a drug screening. This is expected to be challenged very soon.

The bill was a priority of the governor and is now in the National public light

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Could Expiring Drug Patents Mean You’ll Save a Fortune?

An unprecedented wave of drug patent expirations in the next year will usher in generics that will dramatically reduce the prices of some of world’s best-selling medications, including cholesterol drug Lipitor and blood thinner Plavix. Other drugs used to treat conditions such as asthma, diabetes, HIV and depression will also be affected.

“My estimation is at least 15 percent of the population is currently using one of the drugs whose patents will expire in 2011 or 2012,” says Joel Owerbach, chief pharmacy officer for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, which serves most of upstate New York.

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Inmates’ Coloring Books Painted With Drugs [VIDEO]

Three inmates at the Cape May County Correctional Center in New Jersey wanted their drugs so badly, they used a children's coloring book to sneak them into their prison cells. We hate to give criminals so much credit, but the whole process was undeniably ingenious.

With the help of two civilians, the inmates painted numerous coloring books with what looked to be water color, but was actually a liquid version of a drug called Suboxone. They would have gotten away with it, but in February officers at the correction center were tipped off and began testing the books for drug substances.

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Amarillo SWAT Raids Drug House

4 people off the street that use and sell drugs in Amarillo. Good job guys.

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