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The five most addictive substances in the world

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Eric Bowman

What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view of different researchers, the potential for a drug to be addictive can be judged in terms of the harm it causes, the street value of the drug, the extent to which the […]

Teen Planned to Commit Violence at Indiana School

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Eliott C. McLaughlin and Chuck Johnston, CNN

Teen planned to commit violence at Indiana school, but police say tipster helped them stop him A teenager was en route to an Indiana middle school Thursday to commit an act of violence, but police were able to stop him after receiving a tip, state police said. The 14-year-old exchanged gunfire with police at Dennis […]

Father blames “body broker” after son dies during drug rehab

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CBS News


SAN FRANCISCO — It has been dubbed “the Florida Shuffle.” Drug addicts from across the country get lured to the Sunshine State for decades with the promise of treatment, only to be traded from one unscrupulous drug rehab to another. Meanwhile, the patient’s insurance company gets milked for tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent […]

ITVAP: Indiana is Heavily Involved in Human Trafficking

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Clinton County Daily News


Ken Hartman

The United Nations defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by improper means such as force, abduction, fraud or coercion for an improper purpose including forced labor or sexual exploitation. However, the really scary thing about human trafficking is the fact that the Midwest, as well as the state […]