Looking for PTSD Relief, NC Man Heads to Colorado for Marijuana

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Many people across the country live with post-traumatic stress disorder. It affects some war veterans, abuse victims and others who have experienced or witnessed traumatic events. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, people with post-traumatic stress disorder often experience flashbacks triggered by images or words, depression, memory loss, and anger problems, among other
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Drug Charges Filed Against Three at Raleigh Convenience Store

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Convenience stores give shoppers a quick way to get in, grab a couple items and get back on the road in just minutes. Police say that shoppers stopping at a Raleigh convenience store were able to purchase synthetic marijuana. The Capital Boulevard store’s owner now faces several drug charges, including selling synthetic cannabinoids, possession of
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North Carolina Continues to Crack Down on Meth Use, Manufacturing

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Authorities across North Carolina are cracking down on the possession, selling and manufacturing of crystal methamphetamine. In fact, the state busted more meth labs in 2013 than ever before. Law enforcement agencies took down 561 meth labs in 2013, compared to 460 the year earlier. The majority of these were not big operations at all,
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More States to Address Question of Legalizing Marijuana

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Ever since the 1930s, the federal government has prohibited the use of marijuana. Although federal law on marijuana use has been relatively static and unflinching, attitudes towards the drug have shifted over the past eight decades. State marijuana laws have evolved along with those shifting attitudes. In North Carolina, strict punishments are still in place
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Wake County Couple Charged With Drug Trafficking From Shared Home

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A man and a woman living together on a nearly one-acre property recently were arrested and held in the Wake County Detention Center, with bail of $100,000 each. The arrest warrant also described a person whose name indicates he is the man’s son, but it is unclear whether he was taken into custody with the
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