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‘Triple C’ being abused by Lincoln City teens

Local teens have alerted Lincoln City Homepage to the growing abuse of an over-the-counter cough & cold medication that causes hallucinogenic effects when taken in large doses.

Drug decriminalization brings ‘visitors’ to Lincoln City

Oregon's recent passing of a law decriminalizing drugs is attracting criminals to Lincoln City and according to police, drug-related crime is on the rise.

Garcia-Mendoza sentenced to 17 years for drug trafficking

A 28-year-old man was sentenced to federal prison Thursday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute meth in and around Lincoln City and felony gun charges.

Newport K9 team discovers commercial quantity of meth

Newport Police Officer Hayden Randall and his partner, K9 Nero, were responsible for discovering a commercial quantity of methamphetamine during a routine traffic violation...

Prescription pick up, delivery and mail options in Lincoln City

Pharmacies in Lincoln City are doing things differently due to COVID-19 and have implemented measures to keep people who need medications safe.

Canadian Sailor Stirling pleads guilty to possessing 196 gallons of liquid meth

Canadian national John Philip Sterling, 65, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after Coast Guard personnel found 196 gallons of liquid meth aboard his vessel off the coast of Newport.

DEA issues warning over dangerous counterfeit Mexican cartel pills

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills manufactured by Mexican drug cartels that are killing Americans.

Oregon-based Coast Guard vessel intercepts $350 million of cocaine

The Oregon-based crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast was scheduled to return home to Astoria on Tuesday following a 56-day counter-narcotic patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean that netted 23,000 pounds of cocaine valued at $350 million.

Oregonians urged to share prescription drug use information

The Department of Consumer and Business Services is ready to hear about prescription drug price increases from consumers, health insurance companies and drug manufacturers.

Lights of Hope to stage addiction, mental health event

Lights of Hope is hosting an event Saturday, Aug. 25, at 5 p.m. at the Port of Toledo, Waterfront Park to raise awareness about mental health, addiction and to share local resources with the public.

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