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Liberal Redneck On The War On Drugs [VIDEO]

Comedian Trae Crowder takes an unusually serious turn in his latest clip. Watch below as he frankly discusses the “pillbilly” epidemic and how prescription drug abuse is ravaging rural America, including members of his own family. Crowder takes particular aim at the FDA’s recent decision to place the pain relief supplement Kratom on its most-restrictive Schedule I list. Kratom is …

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TRUE STORY: Florida’s Face-Eating Killer “Zombie” Was Last Seen Wearing “Make America Great Again” Hat

The Palm Beach Post reports: Speaking in a sometimes shaky voice Monday night to a Jupiter police dispatcher, the mother of Austin Harrouff is heard on a police recording saying her son was “a little delusional…and he feels immortal, like a superhero.” Mina Harrouff made the phone call just before midnight Monday to Jupiter police from her home in The …

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Pastor Heralds Zombie Apocalypse After Police Subdue Man Found Eating Face Of Murder Victim [VIDEO]

So this really did just happen in Florida. It’s always Florida: A 19-year-old student fatally stabbed a couple in their garage in Florida Monday night and was biting the dead man’s face when officers subdued him, authorities said Tuesday. Police believe Florida State University student Austin Harrouff attacked the couple at random shortly before 9:20 p.m. using “weapons of opportunity,” …

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VIRGINIA: Dem Mayor Busted In Meth/Hook-Up Sting

NBC News reports: The mayor of Fairfax City, Virginia, was arrested early Friday after police say he tried to give methamphetamine to undercover detectives in exchange for sex. Mayor Richard “Scott” Silverthorne, 50, was arrested at a nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel as part of a sting operation, the Fairfax County Police Department said in a news release. He was charged …

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Hillary To Address Substance Abuse In DNC Video

Watch below. Via press release: Tonight, Hillary for America and the Democratic National Convention Committee will show that the American people are united together to take on some of our country’s most urgent challenges. Hillary Clinton’s career has been about putting families first, and the opioid epidemic is quietly tearing families apart in communities across the country. Tonight’s Democratic National …

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CALIFORNIA: Recreational Pot Use Makes Ballot

From the Los Angeles Times: An initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in California officially took its place on the Nov. 8 ballot on Tuesday as its campaign took a commanding lead in fundraising to battle the measure’s opponents. The Secretary of State’s Office certified that a random sample showed sufficient signatures among the 600,000 turned in …

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Autopsy Confirms: Prince Died Of Opioid Overdose

From the New York Daily News: A Minnesota autopsy found an opioid overdose caused the unexpected April 21 death of musical megastar Prince inside his sprawling Paisley Park compound, the Associated Press reported. The results were made public weeks after a four-hour autopsy by local Chief Medical Examiner Dr. A. Quinn Strobl. A preponderence of evidence has since suggested Prince’s …

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FLORIDA: 2 Dead, 57 Hospitalized After EDM Festival

TampaBay.com reports: Two people died after attending the Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium over the Memorial Day weekend, according to Tampa police. A 22-year-old man was hospitalized Saturday and died Sunday, Tampa police spokesman Steve Hegarty said, and a 21-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Sunday and died Monday. While investigators await the results of toxicology tests, …

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BUENOS AIRES: Judge Orders Closure Of All Nightclubs After Five Drug-Related Deaths At EDM Festival

The BBC reports: A judge in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, has banned nightclubs from opening until they have set up proper health and safety systems. Two weeks ago five young people died and a further five were sent to hospital after taking the drug ecstasy at an electronic music event. The judge said city authorities should train up inspectors …

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TRAILER: The Adderall Diaries

Variety recaps: James Franco doesn’t want to bury his past in the first trailer for “The Adderall Diaries.” Franco stars alongside Amber Heard in the A24 film based on Stephen Elliott’s 2009 true-crime memoir. The thriller follows the account of a novelist (Franco) of the 2007 high-profile murder trial of Hans Reiser, which he chronicles in a book while simultaneously …

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BRITAIN: Gay Tory MP Crispin Blunt Outs Himself As Poppers User During Debate On Ban [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A Conservative MP has told the House of Commons he is a user of the popper recreational drug and a ban on its supply would be “fantastically stupid”. Ex-minister Crispin Blunt said users of the drug were “astonished” by talk of a ban and respect for the law “would fly out of the window” if it happened. …

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Sean Penn: The Humiliated Mexican Government Wants To Get Me Killed By El Chapo’s Drug Cartel [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: “There is this myth about the visit that we made, my colleagues and I with El Chapo, that it was — as the Attorney General of Mexico is quoted — ‘essential’ to his capture,” Penn said. “We had met with him many weeks earlier…on October 2nd, in a place nowhere near where he was captured.” “So as …

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Mexico Officials: We Caught Drug Kingpin El Chapo Because Of His Interview With Actor Sean Penn

This was definitely the most surreal news on the net last night. CBS News reports: The recapture of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman took a surprise, Hollywood twist when a Mexican official said security forces located the whereabouts of the world’s most-wanted trafficker thanks to a secret interview with U.S. actor Sean Penn. Penn’s interview with Guzman, who has …

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MEXICO: Drug Kingpin “El Chapo” Captured

ABC News reports: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted today that the infamous drug lord known as “El Chapo” has been captured. “Mission accomplished: We have him. I want to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,” the tweet states, originally in Spanish. No further details have been released. Guzman escaped from the Altiplano prison near Mexico …

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Pfizer And Allergan To Merge In $160 Billion Deal To Create World’s Largest Pharma Corporation

CNBC reports: Pfizer announced Monday it will buy Allergan for $363.63 a share, or about $160 billion. The deal represents a premium of over 30 percent based on the companies’ unaffected shares price as of Oct. 28, Pfizer and Allergan said in a joint statement. Allergan shareholders will receive 11.3 shares of the combined company — Pfizer PLC — for …

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NEW YORK CITY: Feds Arrest Gay Chelsea Dentist On Meth And Child Porn Possession Charges

This will be one of the most stomach-churning things you’ll read this year. From the New York Times: A Manhattan dentist was arrested Friday on charges that he had done dental work for a drug dealer in exchange for methamphetamine, and possessed child pornography videos, according to federal prosecutors. The complaint against the dentist, John Wolf, states that he is …

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BRITAIN: Ban On Poppers Sales To Stand

Pink News reports: Selling poppers in the UK could land you in jail for seven years, according to new legislation being enacted by the Government. Home Office Minister Mike Penning has reportedly said he is insistent that amyl nitrates, widely used in the British LGBTI community, must come under new legislation that bans ‘legal highs’. Lawmakers are banning the drug …

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Hillary Relents On Marijuana Classification

Hillary Clinton this weekend joined her Democratic rivals in calling for the federal government to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule 2 drug, opening it up to medical research so far blocked by its Schedule 1 classification. The Washington Post reports: “We haven’t done research, why? Because it’s considered a schedule 1 drug,” Clinton said during a town hall meeting at …

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MEXICO: Supreme Court Opens Door To Legal Pot

The Mexican Supreme Court yesterday ruled 4-1 that owning, using, and growing marijuana for personal use is legal under “personal freedom” laws. At this point the ruling only applies to the four people who brought the case. The Associated Press reports: The ruling did not approve the sale or commercial production of marijuana nor does it imply a general legalization. …

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NYC Criminalizes Synthetic Marijuana [VIDEO]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed three bills that criminalize the possession and sale of so-called synthetic marijuana. Gothamist reports: Selling or manufacturing the drug was previously only considered a health code violation, carrying a $250 fine; when the new laws go into effect in 60 days, offenders will punishable by up to $5,000 in fines and …

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