News tagged with law enforcement
New, nationally projectable survey results released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their l ...
Medications Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Thousands of DNA tests on European beef products have revealed extensive food fraud across the European Union, with almost one in 20 meals marketed as beef likely to be tainted with horse, the European Commission said Tuesday.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A northern Utah sheriff's office is floating a unique and unproven idea for keeping seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia safe: Give them ankle monitors normally used on criminals on house arrest or parole.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
So far, no one is suggesting checkpoints or fences to keep Washington state's legal pot within its borders.
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
About 50 Brazilian health officials and law enforcement agents are rounding up crack addicts in the city of Sao Paulo and forcibly putting them in treatment if deemed necessary.
Addiction Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Not all holiday spice is nice, says toxicologist: Cinnamon, nutmeg and marshmallows abused for cheap thrills
(Medical Xpress)—Watch your kitchen cupboards this season as thrill seekers look to common holiday baking ingredients for a rise – cinnamon, nutmeg and even marshmallows are the primary ingredients in an increasingly ...
Health Dec 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study focusing on how people with dementia become lost while driving, how missing drivers are found, and the role of public notification systems like Silver Alert in these discoveries ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With a little practice, one could learn to tell a lie that may be indistinguishable from the truth.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (11) | 10 |
Sam Houston State University is developing a laboratory test to detect the use of bath salts, a new designer drug that was added to the list of illegal substances by the Drug Enforcement Administration in 2011.
Medications Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescents who are tasered by law enforcement officers do not appear to be at higher risk for serious injury than adults, according to new a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Houses and other buildings used to grow marijuana indoors contain high levels of mold, which could pose a health threat to residents living there and law enforcement agents investigating them, according ...
Health Sep 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 3
(AP)—The home state of the president who didn't inhale has become an unlikely front in the battle over medical marijuana.
Health Sep 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Taser shots to the chest are no more dangerous than those delivered to other body locations, according to a new study by one of the country's leading experts on the devices.
Cardiology Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A pressure group that includes six former presidents called Tuesday for the United Nations to acknowledge that "repressive drug law enforcement" was driving an HIV/AIDS pandemic.
HIV & AIDS Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The rapid growth of Internet commerce has led to an explosion of counterfeit drugs sold around the world, with China the biggest source of fake medicines, pharmaceutical experts said Thursday.
Medications Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Law enforcement agency
In North American English, a Law enforcement agency (LEA) is an organisation that enforces the law.
Outside North America, such organisations are called police services. In North America, some of these services are called police, others have other names (e.g. sherriff's department; investigative police services in the USA are often called bureaus (e.g. FBI, ICE, ATF, DEA, USSS, SBI, etc.).)
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