Dark Web Oxy Dealer Could Get 20 Years in Prison

Frenchman Guy Vallerius – aka the “OxyMonster”- is accused of selling the illicit drugs oxycodone, cocaine, and methamphetamine over the dark web. In May, Vallerius plead guilty to charges of conspiracy and money laundering; he’s facing at least 20 years in prison. Finding the OxyMonster Vallerius earned the nickname “OxyMonster” for his role as a moderator on Dream Market and…

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US Army Granting More Waivers for Those with History of Cannabis Use 

Over the past fifty years, we have seen increasing acceptance of cannabis use across the nation. Public support for the legalization of marijuana has grown from 12 percent in 1969 to 64 percent today. More than 30 states have legalized it in some form and over 128 million people, more than half of American adults,…

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  • Dark Web Oxy Dealer Could Get 20 Years in Prison

    Frenchman Guy Vallerius – aka the “OxyMonster”- is accused of selling the illicit drugs oxycodone, cocaine, and methamphetamine over the dark web. In May, Vallerius plead guilty to charges of conspiracy and money laundering; he’s facing at least 20 years in prison. Finding the OxyMonster Vallerius earned the nickname “OxyMonster” for his role as a moderator on Dream Market and…