A drug that's typically prescribed for narcolepsy has been deemed safe to improve focus in the short-term, according to a comprehensive review by researchers. (File photo. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images News)

Bill Could Pave Way For Local Pharmacies To Join State’s Maintenance Drug Network

Connecticut lawmakers will be considering legislation that could eventually direct state employee business back to independent pharmacies.



DCF Takes Custody Of Children After Drug Bust

Police say five children have been removed from a Seymour home after a drug raid turned up marijuana, guns and filthy living conditions.


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Former Policeman Expected To Plead In Airport Drug Cash Smuggling Case

A former police officer in suburban New York is expected to plead guilty to accepting a bribe to allow a prescription drug dealer to move cash proceeds through an airport.


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Pfizer Will Help Educate About Risks Of Counterfeit Drugs

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer Pfizer Inc. and a pharmacy standards group are teaming to warn consumers about the risks of counterfeit prescription medicines, which endanger the public and take money from both […]


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Middletown Man In Drug Bust Outside Grade School

A Middletown man faces drug and weapons charges after a Middletown police officer parked at the SnowElementary School saw him go through a stop sign.



Waterbury Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Delaware

Delaware State Police have charged a Connecticut man with trafficking in marijuana after they say they found 45 pounds of the drug in the trunk of his car.


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Lawmaker Denies DUI Charge

The minority leader of the Rhode Island House, facing charges of marijuana possession and driving under the influence in Connecticut, issued a statement Monday saying “trace” amounts of marijuana were found, and denied driving under the influence.


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Rhode Island Lawmaker Arrested In Connecticut

A Rhode Island lawmaker who’s been at the center of controversy for his comments about immigrants is facing drug possession and impaired driving charges in Connecticut.



Resident Arrested After Calling 911 With Pot Question

Police say a Farmington man was arrested after he called 911 and asked a dispatcher how much trouble he could get into by growing one marijuana plant.


17 Arrested in Drug Trafficking Crackdown

Federal officials say the FBI,  and local and state police took part in a series of raids on heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine distribution trafficking operations in Hartford, Bridgeport and Springfield Wednesday. U-S Attorney for […]