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American gets life sentence for smuggling opioids from China and using ‘dark web’ to spread them across US

A jury in federal court reached a guilty verdict on several felony charges against a man in Utah accused of running and maintaining a pill-pressing operation that distributed fentanyl-laced opioids across the country. Aaron Shamo, 29, will spend his life in prison after being found guilty of running a “continuing criminal enterprise,” which carries a… Read More »

First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported Friday. In addition, the number of reported cases of people who have used e-cigarettes or vaped and have been hospitalized with respiratory symptoms… Read More »