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US: Cape resident arrested on numerous drug charges - - Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer.

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July 12, 2018

Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

After an in-depth and lengthy investigation, Cape Coral Police detectives have arrested a Cape resident on numerous drug-related charges.

According to a report from the CCPD, Wednesday, July 11, at approximately 8:15 a.m., detectives conducted a search warrant into Thomas Andrew Vana, 53, of 117 S.E. 5th St., for dealing drugs.

During the investigation it was found that Vana was reportedly selling heroin, cocaine and dilaudid. The search warrant revealed that Vana was found to be in possession of 30 small bags of heroin, one larger bag of heroin, 10 small bags of cocaine, one larger bag of cocaine, 19.8 grams of testosterone, 38.8 grams of suboxone, 24.8 grams of oxycodone with acetaminophen, 9.3 grams of oxycodone with hydrochloride, 5.9 grams of amphetamine, 13.5 grams of buprenorphine, 27.9 grams of fentanyl, 9.1 grams of methamphetamine and a substantial amount of U.S. currency.

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Thomas Andrew Vana

The CCPD report states that Vana was arrested and charged with trafficking in fentanyl, two counts of trafficking oxycodone, trafficking in heroin, four counts of sale of heroin, four counts of possession of heroin, five counts of possession of vehicle to sell drugs, sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine, sale of dilaudid, possession of dilaudid, possession of heroin with intent to sell, two counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell, four counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Vana was later transferred to Lee County Jail, police said

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prohibitionist hits:0 government drug warrior (prohibition_agency) hits:0 propaganda (drugwar_propaganda) hits:1 legalization hits:0 drug_reformer hits:0 reform_referenda hits:0 cannabis hits:0 stimulant hits:9 narcotic hits:15 hallucinogen hits:0
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    reform_referenda     cannabis     stimulant     narcotic     hallucinogen

incarceration/prison mentioned? yes .

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explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) hits:0 hated group (propaganda_theme1) hits:0 madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2) hits:0 survival of society (propaganda_theme3) hits:0 gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) hits:1 children (propaganda_theme5) hits:0 demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) hits:0 total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) hits:0 dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8) hits:0
EXP - explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) GRP - hated group (propaganda_theme1) MAD - madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2)
SOC - survival of society (propaganda_theme3) USE - gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) KID - children (propaganda_theme5)
WAR - demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) TOT - total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) DIS - dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8)

 drug of abuse implied / mentioned

drug related
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paraphernalia illegal drugs  
drugwar_propaganda : a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or themepropaganda

drugwar propaganda
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propaganda theme4 Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate? (Bruce E Levine, 2012)
Classic Modern Drug Propaganda
Themes in Chemical Prohibition
Drug War Propaganda (kindle edition)
 use is abuse

use is abuse
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"possession of a controlled substance"1Use is Abuse (propaganda theme 4)
propaganda_theme4 : drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse, gatewaygateway, use is abuse

propaganda theme4
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use is abuse Use is Abuse, Gateway (propaganda theme 4)
 drug of abuse

illegal drugs
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various illegal drugs stimulant narcotic  
 drugs 95%
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various drugs  
 drug law 80%
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"controlled substance"1History of United States drug pr...
 psychoactive chemical

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amphetamines cocaine heroin methamphetamine opiate
 psychoactive pharmaceutical

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acetaminophen buprenorphine fentanyl hydromorphone oxycodone
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 euphoric depressant
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heroin opiate  
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 nonnarcotic analgesic
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 euphoric stimulant
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cocaine methamphetamine  
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buprenorphine fentanyl heroin hydromorphone oxycodone opiate  
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opioid : opiate-like but synthetic drugsopioid

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oxycodone hydromorphone buprenorphine Managing Pain
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amphetamines cocaine  
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Amphetamines: The Swedish experience
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opioid opiate Managing Pain
opiate : a substance derived from the opium poppyopiate
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heroin Managing Pain
amphetamines : various amphetaminesamphetamines
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"amphetamine" methamphetamine1The amphetamines - Consumers Union Report
Officially Approved US Military Speed/Amphetamine Use
cocaine : cocaine; any formcocaine
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Managing Pain

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Tylenol liver damage
acetaminophen liver damage
paracetamol liver damage
Acetaminophen attenuates error evaluation in cortex (2016)
Acetaminophen Linked to Lower Empathy Levels (2016)

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"suboxone" "buprenorphine"

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"oxycodone"3Managing Pain
paraphernalia : drug paraphernalia termsparaphernalia
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"drug paraphernalia" "paraphernalia"2 
 various drugs 95%
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"drug-related" "drugs" "drug"6 
 various illegal drugs 80%
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"drug-related" "controlled substance"
DEA's Drugs of Abuse booklet
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"Jail"1Prison Hell in America (Stephen Lendman, Oct. 2011)
Understanding the U.S. Torture State
this is what a police state looks like
Torture and the United States and... drugs.htm
US Official Prison Policy: Encourage Men's Rape (2014)
Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex (2012)
The Top Five Special Interest Groups Lobbying To Keep Marijuana Illegal
Sing a Little Louder
Prison Rape Widely Ignored by Authorities
Push Back Against Drug War Profiteering with Jury Nullification

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    incarceration concept - Prisons, Jails and Probation
    various_illegal_drugs concept - general terms for illegal drugs
    various_drugs concept - general terms for drugs
    paraphernalia concept - drug paraphernalia terms
    oxycodone concept - a type of opioid
    hydromorphone concept - Hydromorphone is an opiate, narcotic analgesic, used primarily in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is one of two derivatives of morphine, the other being oxycodone. (4,5-epoxy-3-hydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one)
    fentanyl concept - Fentanyl is a short-acting synthetic opiate analgesic which is active at very low doses. Its effects are compared to heroin and it has been sold on the street as heroin, causing some deaths. (N-(1-phenethyl-4-piperidyl)propionanilide)
    buprenorphine concept - Buprenorphine is a semi-synthetic opiate derived from thebaine. It is an analgesic (pain killer) and has gained a great deal of notoriety for its ability to interrupt severe opiate addiction, including heroin and methadone addictions. It was approved by the FDA in 2002 for use as an opiate addiction treatment. (17-(cyclopropylmethyl)-alpha-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4,5-epoxy- 18,19-dihydro-3-hydroxy-6-methoxy-alpha-methyl-6,14- ethenomorphinan-7-methanol)
    acetaminophen concept - Acetaminophen is a non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic (pain killer and fever reducer). It is a common over-the-counter pain medication found in hundreds of products around the world. At higher doses it is known to cause liver-damage. (N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)acetamide)
    heroin concept - heroin, heroine, diamorphine
    cocaine concept - cocaine; any form
    amphetamines concept - various amphetamines
    opiate concept - a substance derived from the opium poppy
    narcotic concept - a drug that dulls senses, relieves pain, induces sleep
    methamphetamine concept - methamphetamine
    stimulant concept - a substance that produces stimulation
    opioid concept - opiate-like but synthetic drugs
    anesthetic concept
    antitussive concept - a substance that prevents or relieves cough
    analgesic concept
    euphoric_stimulant concept
    nonnarcotic_analgesic concept
    anxiolytic concept
    euphoric_depressant concept
    nsai concept
    pharms concept - Psychoactive Pharmaceuticals are over-the-counter or prescription chemicals approved for human medicinal use, with mind- or emotion-altering properties
    chemicals concept - Psychoactive Chemicals are chemicals which have mind- or emotion-altering properties.
    drug_law concept
    drugs concept
    illegal_drugs concept - drugs of abuse, so-called
    propaganda_theme4 concept - drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse, gateway
    use_is_abuse concept - drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse
    drugwar_propaganda concept - a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or theme
    drug_related concept - related to illegal drugs and prohibition