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Xylazine: The Emergence of a New Drug, They Call It ‘Tranq’

Xylazine: The Emergence of a New Drug, They Call It ‘Tranq’ — And It’s Making Street Drugs Even More Dangerous

A non-opioid animal tranquilizer for which there is no antidote is being mixed into street drugs, making the already deadly supply more dangerous, according to toxicologists and researchers.

Xylazine isn't an opioid. So if someone consumes fentanyl that's mixed with xylazine, it is indeed possible their fentanyl overdose may be reversed but they will die from xylazine.…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on September 26, 2022 at 3:25pm — No Comments

SOCIAL MEDIA DRUG DEALERS

Teens are using emoji and secret lingo to find illegal drugs. How parents can crack the code...

Teens are buying drugs via popular social media platforms

Teens are buying drugs via popular social media platforms and text messaging, often right under their parents’ noses. Experts are decoding the secret terms and…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 9, 2022 at 5:36pm — No Comments

EMOJIS HAVE HIDDEN MEANINGS

Sometimes, emojis have hidden meanings much more sinister than what’s on the surface.

For example, emojis can be used to represent certain drugs, becoming a new slang of sorts for dealers and users. Most emoji combinations are obscure, and some are dangerous.

This reference guide is intended to give parents, educators, and caregivers a better sense of how emojis are being used in conjunction with illegal drugs. 

Fake prescription pills, commonly laced with deadly fentanyl,…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 9, 2022 at 5:00pm — No Comments

DEATH DELIVERED TO YOUR DOORSTEP

Deceptive drugs made of fentanyl are killing young people across America at an alarming rate.

Fentanyl is infiltrating our communities through counterfeit pills, cocaine, and any other street drug you can name.

Anonymously sold through social media and delivered within minutes. Learn about it now before it kills you or someone you love.

Illicit fentanyl and its analogues are very dangerous synthetic opioids, with high abuse potential and severe…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 5, 2022 at 3:52pm — No Comments

COMMON STREET NAMES OF FENTANYL

The following names are common street names used for Fentanyl:



Captain Cody, Cody, Schoolboy, Doors & Fours, Pancakes & Syrup, Loads, Miss Emma, Monkey, White Stuff, Demmies, Pain killer, Apache, China girl, Dance fever, Goodfella, Murder 8, Tango and Cash, China white, Friend, Jackpot, TNT, Oxy 80, Oxycat, Hillbilly heroin, Percs, Perks, Juice, Dilli



Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.… Continue

Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 5, 2022 at 1:30pm — No Comments

One Pill Can Kill

DEA Seized Enough Fentanyl in 2021 to Provide A Lethal Dose to Every American

Washington, D.C. - As U.S. overdose deaths reach a devastating new height, claiming a new victim every five minutes, the Drug Enforcement Administration has revealed a direct link between fentanyl-related overdose deaths and criminal drug networks in Mexico. These groups are harnessing social media platforms to bring drugs laced with fentanyl and fake prescription pills into American homes with one click on a…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 5, 2022 at 1:30am — No Comments

Fake Pills: What You Need to Know

Authentic oxycodone M30 tablets (top) vs. fake oxycodone M30 tablets containing fentanyl. As our nation remains in the midst of an opioid crisis, another disturbing trend has emerged: the selling and the use of fake medication.



These pills, which are often sold online, look like legitimate prescription meds such as oxycodone or Adderall. In fact,…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 5, 2022 at 1:33am — No Comments

NATIONAL FENTANYL PREVENTION AND AWARENESS DAY™ AUGUST 21

Hundreds of people die daily in the United States from illicit fentanyl poisoning. Fentanyl-related deaths occur approximately every nine minutes



IF YOU THINK FENTANYL CAN NOT AFFECT YOUR FAMILY, THINK AGAIN. FENTANYL IS KILLING THE UNSUSPECTING EVERY DAY...



For the first time in our nation's history, over 100,000 Americans have died of a drug overdose in the single year 2020-2021. Fentanyl deaths are projected to double in the year ahead. Fentanyl poisoning is now the… Continue

Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on August 5, 2022 at 1:04am — No Comments

Carfentanil—an elephant tranquilizer—by itself is extraordinarily deadly...

The mixture of heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil and the synthetic opioid U-47700 gets its name from its resemblance to concrete mixing powder.



June 03—A potent opioid that is suspected as the cause of at least 47 overdose deaths in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania, appears to be resistant to Narcan, health officials are reporting.

Known as acrylfentanyl, the…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on June 6, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

pFF- para-Fluorofentanyl

pFF- para-Fluorofentanyl...

More potent, more addictive, just one pill can be deadly. It takes 2mg (2 grains of salt) to kill a person. The DEA says the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office has found 11 people who’ve died of suspected overdoses have had para-fluorofentanyl in their system. This new variant of fentanyl is believed to be made by cartels in Mexico.…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on December 30, 2020 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Infractions

In every state, crimes are put into distinct categories. The categories are usually "felony," "misdemeanor," and "infraction." Decisions on crime classification are made by state legislators; the determination focuses on the seriousness of the crime. This article looks at the differences among these crime classifications, moving from least serious (infractions) to most (felonies).

Infractions

Infractions (sometimes called violations) are petty offenses that are…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on November 11, 2017 at 2:49pm — No Comments

What is Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against his/her will.

Sex trafficking has been found in a wide variety of venues within the sex industry, including residential brothels, escort services, fake massage businesses, strip clubs, and street prostitution.

Labor trafficking has been found in diverse labor settings including,…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on January 12, 2018 at 2:47pm — 2 Comments

Rule 1: Life is not fair - get used to it!

Bill Gates recently gave a Commencement speech at a High School about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.

Rule 1: Life is not fair - get used to it!

Rule 2: The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on December 4, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

17 Leadership Tips for Entrepreneurs

To improve your Leadership skills, ask yourself these 6 questions daily:

1. Did I work toward my goals today?

2.What bad habits do I need to stop?

3. What motivated me today?

4. Have I been the kind of person I want to be?

5. What mistakes did I make today, and what can I learn from them?

6. What am I grateful for today?

Aren’t those powerful? Leadership is a constant adjusting and adapting to what is happening and going on always with your eyes on your…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 20, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

“Grey Death” Heroin That Looks Like Concrete Is Killing People

Heroin that looks like concrete, called “Grey Death,” which is tainted with even more dangerous opioid drugs, has in triggered dozens of overdoses this year, including four fatal ones reported on Thursday in Alabama, Georgia, and Ohio.

It’s only the latest example of weird mixtures of deadly chemicals, chiefly the surgical painkiller fentanyl and its derivatives, turning up in the illegal drug marketplace.

“We are more routinely seeing deadly cocktails of heroin, fentanyl, various…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on July 1, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

I'm sick of people dying!!!! Let's blow this up!!!!

Amazing FREE online seminar! Experts share how they can help your stop addiction and keep you in recovery! From the privacy of your own home in your pajamas...you can watch 29 interviews with experience, advice, resources, information, motivation and inspiration! Never Give Up!

We go live March 4th at 4 am EST. You can see the interviews at your convenience within a 72-hour time frame. Register here -…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 2, 2017 at 8:52pm — No Comments

I'm sick of people dying!!!! Let's blow this up!!!!

Amazing FREE online seminar! Experts share how they can help your stop addiction and keep you in recovery! From the privacy of your own home in your pajamas...you can watch 29 interviews with experience, advice, resources, information, motivation and inspiration! Never Give Up!

We go live March 4th at 4 am EST. You can see the interviews at your convenience within a 72-hour time frame. Register here -…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on March 2, 2017 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Locked Up Arizona: A look at the state of Arizona’s criminal justice system

Locked Up Arizona: A look at the state of Arizona’s criminal justice system

By Corban Carson, KTAR

Locked Up Arizona is a documentary that has been in the works for months.

I started working on this documentary in November.

But before you listen, here are some statistics you need to know from the Arizona Department of Corrections:

  • Arizona has 16 state prisons, six of which are run by private companies.
  • In those prisons live more than 48,000…
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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on January 16, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to recognize addiction

Addiction is sometimes hard to recognize. If you need help determining whether you or a loved one has an addiction or a dependency, you’re not alone. Thankfully, there are ways to recognize drug and alcohol abuse, even in the most elusive addicts.



How to recognize addiction



The Stereotype of Drug Abuse



drug-addiction-stereotypeWhen most people think of drug addicts, they imagine people standing on street corners, needles in hand, begging for money or… Continue

Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on October 20, 2016 at 9:33pm — No Comments

What is Synthetic Marijuana, Bath Salts? New Drug Crimes Have Cops' Attention

A recent federal raid of a Smoke 911 shop in Sandy Springs highlights the rise in crimes related to synthetic marijuana and bath salts, but what are these drugs?

“We started hearing about bath salts around late 2009, early 2010,” said Detective Joseph Lane, with the Sandy Springs Police Special Investigations Unit. “It really was the new kind of designer drug. Not many people knew what it would do to you.”

According to DrugFree.org, bath salts are a synthetic compound of a…

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Added by Lucinda F. Boyd on September 14, 2012 at 6:59pm — No Comments

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