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50 Cent, cartels, COURTNEY A. KEMP, Drugs, Entertainment, Ghost, Joseph Sikora, LaLa Anthony, Lena Loren, Natasha Alford, New York City, Omari Hardwick, Power, Red Carpet, Season 3, Starz, street life, Television, Tommy -

Like a proud poppa, Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson has been hyping up Season 3 of his hit show “POWER” at every turn. From suited-up magazine covers to booming billboards, “POWER” is everywhere. “It is the best show on TV, trust me,” 50 boasts on his Instagram page. Omari Hardwick’s breakout role as “Ghost,” a NYC drug kingpin living a […]

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NEW YORK (AP) - Eminem, who battled an addiction to prescription drugs, thanked his fans at a New York concert for helping him get through dark times...

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theGRIO REPORT - Online Athens reports the police in Athens Clarke Georgia were called in by a man who wanted to report that he went to buy dope...

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TAMPA, Florida (AP) — A federal judge has denied reggae singer Buju Banton's request for a new trial, saying there's no need because of a previous appeals court ruling...

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theGRIO Q&A - During an interview with theGrio, BeBe Winans talked about his new book 'The Whitney I Knew,' and some of the highs and lows of the Grammy Award winning singer's life...

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OSLO, Norway (AP) — A lawyer representing Snoop Dogg says the American rapper has been banned from entering Norway for two years after trying to enter the country with a small amount of marijuana last month...

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Busy Signal, DJ, Drugs, Entertainment, Glendale Goshia Gordon, Jamaica, Trial -

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A popular Jamaican DJ has admitted he left the United States 10 years ago before he was to stand trial on drug charges...

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Barack Obama, Decriminalization, Drugs, Entertainment, Marijuana, Morgan Freeman, Newsweek, Pawnbroker, Pot, Tea Party, The Dark Knight Rises -

theGRIO REPORT - In an interview with Newsweek, Freeman is asked about his new movie 'The Dark Knight Rises'. But the interviewer also asks Freeman about his stance on marijuana...

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oliver Stone has smoked great marijuana all over the world, from Vietnam and Thailand to Jamaica and South Sudan...

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theGRIO REPORT - A new study out of Pediatrics shows the link between spanking and several mental disorders later in life...

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Arrest, Drugs, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Marijuana, Norway, Oslo, Snoop Dogg -

OSLO, Norway (AP) - Norwegian media are reporting that Snoop Dogg busted in Norway with marijuana, cashSnoop Dogg was briefly detained in Norway after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash...

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Assault, Bath Salts, Drugs, Face Eating, Miami, MIami Zombie, News, Rudy Eugene, Zombie -

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities may never know why a Florida man viciously attacked and chewed on the face of an older homeless man in Miami last month after lab tests failed to find components of 'bath salts'...

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Police say that Michael Terron Daniel claimed to be on 'bad trip' and began attacking his roommates. Daniel then attacked a dog that belonged to one of his roommates...

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Arrests, Chicago, Drugs, Marijuana, Mayor, Politics, Rahm Emanuel, Tickets -

CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel is playing his pot card...

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Bobby Brown, Cocaine, Dead, Death, Drugs, Entertainment, Leola Brown, Ray J, Whitney Houston -

Leolah Brown, sister to Bobby Brown claims that she knows what happened to Whitney Houston, and she can prove it...

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Christopher Coke, Drug Lord, Drugs, Dudus, Jamaica, New York, New York City, News, NYC, Sentencing -

NEW YORK (AP) - A notorious Jamaican drug lord who pleaded guilty in New York to drug and gun trafficking charges has been sentenced to 23 years in prison...

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Bishop Ron Allen, Decriminalization, Drugs, Fox And Friends, Fox News, Gretchen Carlson, International Faith Based Coalition, Marijuana, News, NYPD -

On 'Fox and Friends', Bishop Ron Allen, President of the International Faith Based Coalition, argued that New York States attempt at decriminalizing marijuana was just a cover up for the NYPD's disproportionate arrest of minorities...

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Barack Obama, Colorado, Drugs, Election 2012, Marijuana, Mitt Romney, Politics, Pot, Weed -

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Voters in this presidential battleground state won't just decide whether to go red or blue this fall but also green — as in weed or grass...

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Assault, Bath Salts, Crime, Drugs, face eater, Miami, News, Zombie -

TAMPA, Florida (AP) - First came Miami: the case of a naked man eating most of another man's face. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a man, then ate his heart and part of his brain...

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