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Lawyer Blames Client's Drug Results on 'Everything' Bagel

Jason Blomgren has to steer clear of poppy seeds going forward

(Newser) - Call it the Seinfeld defense : An attorney for a man who pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge says his client tested positive for morphine because he ate an "everything" bagel with poppy seeds. A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, on Monday... More »

Homemade Poppy Tea May Have Killed College Student

Cops: Steven Austin Underhill drank tea from store-bought poppy seeds

(Newser) - Dose matters, and a 21-year-old engineering student at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., may have learned that lesson in the most irrevocable of ways. Steven Austin Underhill died Sunday , and police say it's possible a lethal concentration of homemade poppy tea is to blame. While a toxicology report... More »

Mom Who Ate Poppy Seeds Sues Over Failed Drug Test

Hospital informed child welfare agency

(Newser) - A first-time mother who says she failed a drug test while in labor because she ate poppy seeds has sued a Pittsburgh hospital, saying officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by sharing the results with a child welfare agency. Rachael Devore, 31, who gave birth at Magee-Women's... More »

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