Tag Archives: Drug

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Drug Take Back In Wyoming Saturday

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments will host drug take back days this Saturday. Residents can drop off any unused or expired prescription medication and it will be disposed of properly. Studies Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s will hold a drug take back day this weekend in Craig.  Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be Continue reading

Wyoming Men Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Two Rock Springs men were arrested this week on federal drug charges. 53-year-old James Alexander and 53-year-old William Curtis were arrested Monday and charged with Continue reading

Time To Spring Clean Medicine Cabinets

The Prescription Drug Take Back collection site is up and running at the Moffat County Public Safety Center. Unused medications can be dropped off in the secure collection container 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  To help promote the new drop box, area police are encouraging residents to do some spring cleaning on their medicine cabinet. Proper medicine cabinet maintenance can ensure teens in your life Continue reading

Should Overdose Reporters Be Charged?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. A bill that would provide immunity to anyone who reports an overdose to authorities passed a first reading yesterday in the State Senate. The immunity would relate to possession Continue reading

Man Gets Five Years For Sexual Assault And Drug Distribution

101316_arrest-mug-brucelobban_t180A Steamboat man was sentenced to 5 years in prison yesterday for the distribution of a controlled substance and unlawful sexual contact.  The charges stem from 38 year old Bruce Lobban sexually assaulting a 17 year old homeless juvenile, at his home in Steamboat in 2015.  Lobban is said to have befriended the juvenile and other at risk youth in the area, bringing them to his home and offering them Continue reading

Fundraiser For Substance Abuse Program

substance-abuse2There will be a fundraiser this weekend at the McDonalds in Craig, to benefit the Substance Abuse Prevention Program, in Craig and Moffat County. All proceeds will go towards Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Weekend

rxThe Craig and Meeker Police Departments are participating in a national drug take back day this weekend. Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be accepting thermometers that contain mercury, pressurized containers, or any chemotherapy or Continue reading

Learn More About Prescription Drug Abuse

PILLSA meeting will take place tomorrow morning in Craig to discuss prescription drug abuse, and the formation of a youth mentorship program for Moffat County. The forum is being hosted by members from Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services. The meeting starts at 11 Continue reading

Two Teens Arrested For Drug Possession

moffat-county-sheriff-300Two men were arrested early yesterday morning in Craig for possession of a Schedule 2 narcotic. Sheriffs were alerted to the presence of a suspicious vehicle in the Cedar Mountain Village area where some residential thefts have occurred. When Sheriffs made contact with the vehicle they discovered 19 year olds Lewis Lopez and Tanner Snyder who were in possession Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Ntl-Take-Back-Day-300A drug take back day for Moffat County will take place this Saturday. The event will be held at the Centennial Mall parking lot from 10 to 2. The drug take back program provides the public an opportunity to drop off expired, unused or unwanted prescription medication with no Continue reading