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Electric Zoo Requires Attendees To Watch Anti-Drug Video To Gain Entry

The move comes after two festival attendees died at last year’s Electric Zoo, prompting the organizers to cancel the final day of the three-day event.

08/09/2014

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Conn. Lawmakers Look To Combat Growing Heroin Crisis

Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the “Community Conversation on Heroin,” at Waterbury City Hall.

04/17/2014

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Family Of Narcotics Overdose Victim Testifies At Queens Doctor’s Manslaughter Trial

Prosecutors called family members to prove that Dr. Li knew he was selling addictive painkillers to addicts. In opening statements last week, a narcotics prosecutor portrayed Li as a drug dealer with a medical degree.

04/10/2014

German shepherd police dog wears bulletproof vest (Credit: AP)

Police Dogs Roam N.J. High School In Search Of Illegal Drugs

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said their main goal was to send a message to students to stay away from drugs.

12/11/2013