Keeping His Nose Clean! Addict Artie Lange Follows Court Rules After Drug Sentencing

Artie's keeping his nose clean!

Admitted drug addict Lange seems to finally be heading down the right path following his four-year probation sentence for drug possession charges, can exclusively report.

The 50-year-old comedian and former Stern Show sidekick has stayed out of trouble following his sentencing three months ago, the Essex County Court in New Jersey told

"So far, we have not received any notifications of probation violations," said Katherine Carter, a spokesperson for the prosecutor's office.

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While sticking to the law, the troubled comic has been busy touring for his comedy show.

Fans who have attended his stand up gigs said Lange appeared to be healthy and happy.

One fan tweeted: "Seeing you standing there, persevering, in spite of everything will inspire someone, if not many, to continue in their own sobriety. That's priceless."

As previously reported, Lange was sentenced to probation and ordered to complete 50 hours of community service along with an outpatient rehab program. He was also ordered to take periodic drug tests.

Artie Lange

As readers know, the troubled comic has had his share of health problems following years of admitted drug abuse.

This year, Lange was hospitalized following emergency surgery for a nasal infection.

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