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Athletes fumble in end run around drug tests

A football player suffers a bad reaction after allegedly using synthetic marijuana, an easy-to-get drug that can cause unpredictable responses.

By January 14, 2016

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Mexico's president chooses Twitter to announce capture of drug lord El Chapo

Technically Incorrect: President Enrique Peña Nieto seems to believe that the best microphone for good news is Twitter.

By January 10, 2016

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VIP at illegal-drug site Silk Road nabbed in Thailand, police say

A 54-year-old Canadian man arrested this week served as the "closest advisor" to Silk Road founder "Dread Pirate Roberts," according to law enforcement.

By December 5, 2015

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Ford creates a drugged-driving suit to show why you shouldn't toke behind the wheel

The automaker will use the suit as part of its new-driver education program, in the hopes that motorists will think twice before making a bad decision.

By November 20, 2015

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Experimental Alzheimer's drug also seems to slow ageing

A drug tested on mice as a potential preventative against Alzheimer's disease had a range of unexpected anti-ageing effects.

By November 17, 2015

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Cops' Facebook post shows texts from man allegedly trying to sell them drugs

Technically Incorrect: Florida police decide to post to Facebook a texting exchange between a man trying to sell drugs to, oh, a narcotics captain.

By September 13, 2015

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Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015

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Drone delivers bundle of drugs to prison yard, causes serious hoopla

When a package containing heroin, marijuana and tobacco lands in a prison yard, things go pretty much the way you'd expect.

By August 4, 2015

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Pro video gaming league to drug test competitors

Technically Incorrect: After a competitor admits to taking Adderall, the Electronic Sports League will begin testing for performance enhancers.

By July 23, 2015

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Drug-buying robot cleared of all charges

A robot that bought ecstasy pills off the deep web as part of an art installation has been released after being seized by police in January.

By April 22, 2015