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September 10, 2012

National Jewish Health Study Documents Health Dangers Of Indoor Marijuana Grows

DENVER, CO. - National Jewish Health’s Dr. John Martyny has announced the results of a study designed to determine the health effects from indoor marijuana grow operations. The study was conducted in conjunction with the Colorado Drug Investigators (CDIA), Colorado Association of Chiefs of (CACP), and County Sheriffs of (CSOC). These organizations had a growing concern about the safety of their officers involved in entering and dismantling indoor grow operations.

September 10, 2012

McAllen Jury Convicts Major Brownsville Drug Trafficker

MCALLEN, TX - A federal jury in McAllen, Texas, has convicted Edgar Hinojosa, aka EWOK, of Brownsville, Texas, on both counts as charged in relation to a cocaine trafficking conspiracy, Drug Enforcement (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Javier F. Peña and United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. After three days of trial and approximately four hours of deliberations, the jury convicted Hinojosa, 35, of conspiracy as well as possession with intent to distribute more than 20 kilograms of cocaine.

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