Criminal Charges May Be Next for Lance Armstrong

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Millions of viewers watch raptly last night as Lance Armstrong appeared in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to discuss the decades-long fight over whether or not he used banned substances in order to win his record seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong has vehemently denied using steroids and other performance enhancing drugs for many years,
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Federal Drug Prosecutions Down from 2011, but No One Knows Why

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An independent research organization, Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, reports that the first 10 months of 2012 showed a marked decline in the number of new federal drug crime prosecutions. The data goes through July 31, 2012; the fiscal year ended Sept. 30. According to TRAC, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration referred a total of 11,782
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Dea Partners with State, Local Police for Sept. 29 Drug Take-back

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The Drug Enforcement Administration and law enforcement agencies throughout North Carolina are once again collaborating on a prescription drug take-back program. The April 28, 2012 National Prescription Drug Take-back Day was such a success that the DEA has scheduled another for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Prescription drug abuse has
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Drug Conspiracy Allegations Result in Felony Charges

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Whenever the FBI gets involved in an investigation of a possible drug conspiracy, agents will usually investigate over a long period of time as they gather enough evidence to put forth a seemingly overwhelming prosecution against those accused of being involved in the crime. Drug conspiracy charges may involve suspicion of drug trafficking, drug possession
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High Court Considers Reasonable Search Question in Drug Case

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Supreme Court justices in North Carolina are reviewing arguments in the case of a teenager whose bra was searched at school. The young woman, who was suspected of drug crimes, was taken into a room, asked to untuck her shirt, and made to show school officials her bra straps during a physical search. School leaders
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