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Study: Pot Most Popular Illegal Drug Worldwide, Painkillers Most Lethal

Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug used worldwide, but addictions to popular painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and codeine kill the most people, according to the first-ever global survey of illicit drug abuse.

08/29/2013

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Bust: Ryan Leaf Pleads Guilty To Stealing Painkillers, Breaking Into Home

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he broke into a Montana home and illegally possessed painkillers, part of a deal with prosecutors that recommends he spend nine months in a secure drug treatment facility.

05/09/2012