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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has always seemed like a pretty nice guy. He's perpetually kept a low profile and stayed in the very long shadow of band leader Dave Mustaine, who frequently made headlines criticizing the U.S. government, trashing his former bandmates in Metallica, and getting busted for drugs.
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5 hrs ago | High Times
A UN body just took a huge crap on the progress of cannabis legalization all over the world.
9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families in conjunction with Delaware Guidance Services for Children and Youth formed an informal task force two months ago to combat the problems LGBT youth face from their peers and society.
14 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com
During a visit to Northern Kentucky on Friday, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell heard about the region's heroin epidemic and said he would bring it to the attention of federal authorities U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell told an expert panel on heroin addiction that "we can combat the rise of heroin abuse in Kentucky.S" When a prescription ... (more)
Singer and self-declared Michael Jackson spawn Brandon Howard , 31, has announced that on Friday he will go public with conclusive DNA evidence MJ was his dad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.