Category Archive: Drugs in the Local News

Sep 14

Vaping and E-Cigarette Use Has Become A Youth Epidemic

Vaping and E-cigarette use has quickly become the hottest trend for youth and young adults, after exploding onto the scene only a few short years ago. These smoking products, which were originally created to help adults cease their smoking habits by slowly reducing their tobacco and nicotine consumption, have now evolved into a growing youth …

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Jun 29

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Collecting Prescription Drugs

El Dorado County residents on July 12 from noon-5pm may get rid of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications. Drop-off locations include: El Dorado County sheriff’s substation, 4354 Town Center Blvd., Suite 112 in El Dorado Hills. Holiday Market, 5030 Ellinghouse Drive in Cool. Fire Station 61, 6281 Main St., Georgetown, (8am-noon). Safeway Supermarket, 6498 Pony …

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May 20

Two Flee South Lake Tahoe Drug Lab Explosion

Two people are being sought in connection with a drug lab that blew up in South Lake Tahoe on Tuesday night. The suspects were seen running from the apartment on Larch Avenue after the 8:20pm explosion on May 19.  Glass was blown out and a small fire started. However, the damage was minimal. The building inspector …

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