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Two Co-Defendants in Armstrong Whistleblower Lawsuit Settle

Two of Lance Armstrong’s Co-Defendants in Whistleblower Lawsuit Agree to Settlement In 2010, a former teammate of Lance Armstrong’s filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the team, alleging that Armstrong defrauded the federal government by accepting funding through the United States Postal Service, and claiming that there was no doping occurring … [Read more...]

Some Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Lawsuits Settled

Bayer Settles Some Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Lawsuits, Others Still Pending In February 2014, Bayer reported that the pharmaceutical company had agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle 8,250 claims from women or family members who alleged that Yaz and Yasmin had caused serious personal injury or wrongful death because of blood clots. The … [Read more...]

SC Woman Arrested on Illegal Gambling and Drug Charges After Neighbors Complained

Woman’s Home Investigated After Marijuana and Drug Charges, 9 Gambling Machines Seized A Columbia, SC woman was arrested December 7th after neighbors complained of drug-related activity. Police investigated her home on the basis of drug charges, but found an illegal gambling operation in the woman’s home as well. The incident report from the … [Read more...]

Can SC Legislate a 90 Percent Drop in Methamphetamine Lab Crimes?

A U.S. House subcommittee is currently hearing testimony to decide whether to put stricter restrictions on ephedrine and pseudoephedrine both key ingredients in methamphetamine. Even if the federal government does not pass these restrictions, South Carolina can still pass state legislation restricting access to these ingredients. So far, two states … [Read more...]

Top 10 Most Commonly Abused Drugs

Drug abuse does not just occur with illegal drugs, in fact, prescriptions drugs can also be subject to abuse when someone uses them who is not prescribed the drug or are used in manner not prescribed by a physician. Many prescription and over the counter drugs in your medicine cabinet could be amongst the most commonly abused drugs. The Top … [Read more...]

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