Look at the Real Gateways to Drug Addiction

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The science on marijuana is settled. The assertions that continue to be made linking marijuana use to serious drug addiction by officials like Michele Leonhart, the former administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, are contradicted by facts. Many promote myths about marijuana to justify the use of law enforcement and the testing of people for public benefits, jobs and exclusion from housing. But since the science is settled, the question we should be unpacking is why do some people persist in promoting messages known to be false, as was done…

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POLICE INVESTIGATING NEWPORT BEACH PHARMACY BURGLARY

Pharmacy Burglary Orange County

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — Newport Beach police are searching for the suspects who burglarized a pharmacy overnight and fled the scene with an unknown amount of cough syrup. The burglary was reported by an alarm company at Best Choice Pharmacy in the 4200 block of Birch Street around 1:28 a.m. Tuesday. The suspect or suspects smashed through the front door of the pharmacy to gain entry, police said. Tuesday morning’s incident is the latest crime in a rash of pharmacy burglaries across Orange County over the past couple of…

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Orange County Man Critical After Falling From Cliff

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Orange County say a man was hospitalized in Orange County after falling from a cliff in Newport Beach. KNBC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1UeFhWq) the man’s wife called 911 early Monday to report the fall at Pirate’s Cove, a small beach with a steep staircase and rocky cliffs. Rescuers found the man in the water and transported him to shore by boat. He was rushed to a hospital with critical injuries. Information from: KNBC-TV, http://www.nbc4.tv/

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Orange County Aetna Rehab Provider Network

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A new video about common questions regarding Aetna rehab coverage and provider network in Orange County California.Common questions and internet searches are aetna rehab provider network aetna rehab coverage aetna rehab centers aetna drug rehab facilities aetna inpatient rehab aetna addiction treatment does health insurance cover drug rehab

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Couple who has lived in a sewer for 22 years due to drug addiction

Orange County Couples Rehab

This is where a Colombian couple -Miguel Restrepo and his wife Maria Garcia have spent the past 22 years. Both heavy drug addicts in their youth, the couple found this abandoned sewer to use as shelter and to overcome their addictions, since they had no money to enroll in a rehab. Over the past two decades, the couple has tried their best to make the sewer a lovable home. This sewer, in their eyes, is a symbol of their new life. While many feel sorry for them, the couple said…

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Great White Shark Goes Airborne Off Orange County Coast

Orange County shark sighting

SUNSET BEACH, CA – A pair of surfers wearing a GoPro camera captured video of a 6-foot great white shark breaching the surface of the water in Sunset Beach Monday, shooting high into the air. The sight was enough to send surfers Drew Palumbo and Ben Slayback packing. Full story here: http://patch.com/california/losalamitos/great-white-shark-goes-airborne-orange-county-coast-watch

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ORANGE COUNTY MAN SHOT BY SUSPECTS TAGGING HIS HOME

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) A man was shot in the leg after he confronted two suspects who were vandalizing his home in unincorporated Anaheim on Sunday. The 20-year-old victim came home around 3 a.m. and found the vandals tagging his residence in the 8300 block of Augusta Drive, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.  When he confronted the suspects, he was shot in the leg. The taggers fled the scene. The victim was transported to the trauma center at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center to be treated. Authorities…

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Man Indicted in California Drug Tunnel Conspiracy

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A local man has been indicted in connection with his alleged involvement in a conspiracy in which marijuana was smuggled into the United States through a cross-border tunnel between Mexicali, Baja California and Calexico, Calif. Kenneth Wayne Olmos, Jr., 33, was one of six people indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury in San Diego. Olmos was arrested in Arizona and subsequently released on a $50,000 bond, court documents show. According to the complaint against Olmos, an investigation based on wiretaps and surveillance revealed that conspirators purchased a…

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