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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Cryptocurrency: A Payment For Treatment or a Reason For Treatment?

Do residential treatment facilities accept cash, charge, insurance – or cryptocurrency? Despite cryptocurrency’s newfound popularity, hopefully that last form of payment is not an option. Why? Because it may be the cause for treatment.  Cryptocurrency may be joining the ranks of cocaine, methamphetamines, gambling and alcohol. For some, it is just as addictive. Is This Really an Issue? Well, it’s widespread…

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  • Cryptocurrency: A Payment For Treatment or a Reason For Treatment?

    Do residential treatment facilities accept cash, charge, insurance – or cryptocurrency? Despite cryptocurrency’s newfound popularity, hopefully that last form of payment is not an option. Why? Because it may be the cause for treatment.  Cryptocurrency may be joining the ranks of cocaine, methamphetamines, gambling and alcohol. For some, it is just as addictive. Is This Really an Issue? Well, it’s widespread…

  • 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…

  • German Electrical Plant Burns Pot for Energy

    What happens to confiscated pot? Does it go to Mary Jane jail somewhere? Is it donated to hospitals for medical research? Does it get tossed into the high seas? In the U.S., officials turn to several different sources for disposal of confiscated drugs. The DEA uses EPA-approved incinerators. State police, on the other hand, turn…

  • New Drug Testing Technology Makes Urine Samples a Thing of the Past

    Breathe on this. Spit on that. Provide a urine sample. You know the drill. The methods of drug testing are relatively common and well-known. From breathalyzers to blood tests, most people are familiar with the process…but all that’s about it change. The new instructions for drug testing might simply be: touch this. Just a simple…

  • You’re Fired: Police Departments Weaning K9’s Off Marijuana

    Jobs change with technology, and work tasks evolve with those advancements. New policies and developments often put people out of work. It turns out, people aren’t the only ones affected by those changes. Due to new marijuana guidelines, drug-sniffing dogs in the Pacific northwest have to get new jobs, too. These well trained canines were…