Bizarre: Massachusetts traffic stop leads to heroin found labeled “#Obamacare”

Posted by: ST on December 21, 2013 at 10:47 am
Obamacare heroin

Photo via the MA State Police FB page.
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Via The Politico:

This probably isn’t the Obamacare PR push the White House had in mind.

Earlier Friday, Massachusetts State troopers found 1,250 bags of heroin labeled with “Obamacare” during a traffic stop in Hatfield, Mass., according to a post published on the Facebook page of the Massachusetts State Police.

A spokesperson for the Massachusetts State Police confirmed the incident, and explained that most times when sealed bags of heroin are found, they are stamped with a branding so that the strain can be identified.

“I think it’s whatever the person decides to put on it. So if the junkies who are buying them go, ‘Wow, that Obamacare stuff was really good,’” said Lt. Daniel Richard, adding that each of the bags weighed 0.3 grams.

“They label them with everything, so it’s not bizarre,” Richard said.

Along with the help of K9 Frankie assisting the troopers, the four individuals were taken into custody and charged with narcotics violation.


A 2012 story on Politicker reported Obama-branded drugs had become popular since his election in 2008.

Both the drug version and the legislation version of Obamacare: Each bad for you, but in vastly different ways …

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8 Responses to “Bizarre: Massachusetts traffic stop leads to heroin found labeled “#Obamacare””


  1. Phineas says:

    So that’s how he plans to pay down the debt… ;)

  2. ALman says:

    So that’s how he plans to pay down the debt…

    Nah. That’s just for vacations!

  3. Drew the Infidel says:

    No mention if this was the work of his “choom gang”. But the analogy is uncanny. Government handouts (food stamps, lifetime unemployment benefits, etc.) have not only become a way of life but a fatal addiction as well.

  4. Xavier says:

    It was just a routine hospital delivery: Massachusetts, having Romneycare already in place, has moved faster than other states into the euthanasia phase of Obamacare.

  5. Carlos says:

    Dope, huh? Well, dopey is as dopey does.

    And guess who I’m calling Dopey (of “Snow White” fame, but without the innocence – just the looks).

    Could also go to Alfred E. Newman, snow white, etc., etc., etc…