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22 min ago | Star Tribune
It's time to get real about marijuana laws in the state of Minnesota. Passing a medical marijuana law will, in all likelihood, be the first step in total legalization of the drug for recreational use, just as it has proved to be in Colorado and Washington and soon will in California and other states.
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4 hrs ago | Lower Township Gazette
Several area residents signed up to be part of subcommittees following the Community Action Against Addiction forum Thursday, March 6, at the Cape May County administration building in Middle Township.
4 hrs ago | The Cortlandt Daily Voice
In the wake of a series of heroin-related deaths and crimes across Westchester County and New York State, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has called upon the National Drug Control Policy to outline a concrete plan for the creation of an information-sharing database to expose heroin and other drug-related crimes.
5 hrs ago | SILive.com
Two Staten Island lawmakers noted for their leadership in the areas of substance abuse prevention and treatment were honored in Albany Wednesday by the Coalition for Community Services.
9 hrs ago | Redwood Times
From the beginning, the U.S. government's decade-long crackdown on abuse of prescription drugs has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering "pill mills" would inadvertently fuel a new epidemic of heroin use.
10 hrs ago | The Advocate
A painkiller slated to hit the market this month is so potent that some medical experts say just one accidental dose could kill.
Hayes Veeneman's story of losing his oldest son to a prescription drug overdose is all the more heart-wrenching because it's a story he shares with thousands of other Colorado families.
Dr. Carl Hart said that "there's no biological distinction" between addictive and non-addictive drugs in a Wednesday interview with MSNBC's Chris Hayes.
Sunday Azagba, a researcher at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo in southwestern Ontario, is shown in a handout photo.
A new community campaign is in the works that will urge parents to take a stand against underage drinking at home.
What Naomi did say is that drugs like cocaine are heavy in any field. She continued to express that everyone has their reason to do drugs and it's unfair to peg models with cocaine addictions because they need to stay slim.
As a long-time resident of South Burlington I am again ashamed of our town's rejection of support for human services.
Rationale Social factors influence drug abuse. Conversely, drugs of abuse alter social behavior.
From a city news release: On Friday, May 2, the Friends of Wells/Robertson House, Inc., a private, nonprofit organization, will host a gala to benefit homeless Gaithersburg men and women in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
As a doctor with decades of experience in treating drug addiction, I am often frustrated by the common misperception that addiction is primarily a problem among the fringes of society.
PRINCIPALS have revealed alcohol abuse among students and their families is having an adverse effect on results and school attendance.