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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 9)

According to the DEA, heroin remains the current illicit drug of choice largely due to pricing on the street.

06/25/2014

Heroin (Mass. State Police Photo)

3 Arrested As State Troopers, Feds Seize $1 Million Of Heroin, Meth

Massachusetts State Troopers and federal DEA Agents seized $1 million worth of heroin and crystal meth on Thursday, and arrested three people with suspected ties to a large Mexico-based drug trafficking network.

06/07/2014

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Mass. Doctors Say DEA Pressuring Them To Resign From Medical Marijuana Companies

Several Massachusetts doctors associated with prospective medical marijuana dispensaries are reportedly facing intense pressure from the federal government to cut ties with those companies.

06/06/2014

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

NightSide – DEA Special Agent Dan Doherty Discusses Whitey Bulger

A Look Back At The Whitey Chase.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/25/2013

10 kilograms of cocaine seized at Logan Airport. (Photo from MA State Police)

Feds, State Police Seize 10 Kilos Of Cocaine At Logan Airport

Authorities say they, “disrupted a narcotics smuggling pipeline from Puerto Rico to New England.”

03/06/2013

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DEA Wants Your Unused Prescription Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration says people can drop off unused prescriptions at sites around the country next week as part of an effort to prevent drug abuse.

10/19/2011

The prescription medicine OxyContin is displayed at a Walgreens drugstore in Brookline. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

DEA Holds ‘No-Questions-Asked’ Perscription Drug Take-Back Day

Saturday was National Take Back Day, an effort by the DEA and law enforcement to get unneeded and potentially dangerous prescription drugs out of people’s homes.

04/30/2011

(CBS)

25 Arrested In Large Scale Drug Raid

A massive raid is underway in Brockton and Plymouth Thursday morning.

11/18/2010

Take-back drug disposal program comes to town

Police departments and other agencies across New England are taking part in a nationwide prescription drug “take-back” program this weekend that will offer people a chance to safely dispose of medicines.

09/24/2010

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