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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Study: 19 Percent of Teens Have Driven High

    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out,the game changes.
  • Hogan wades into Maryland's long battle against heroin

    With the creation of two panels devoted to combating heroin use, Gov. Larry Hogan has waded into a worsening crisis — one that has defied solutions for decades. It once looked as if Maryland had brought some measure of control to its long-...

    Lawmakers battle disease, death in legislature's final week

    The first time Michelle Walters used heroin her skin turned yellow, her stomach wrenched in pain and she threw up. She had hepatitis C, most likely from a dirty needle a friend used to shoot her up. She recovered after an expensive hospital stay she...

    Pre-booking diversion: an alternative to conviction and incarceration

    Pre-booking diversion: an alternative to conviction and incarceration
    In Baltimore City, approximately 20,000 people were arrested for drug-related offenses annually in 2012 and 2013; nearly three quarters for simple possession. And while there has been a great deal of discussion over the last few years regarding the...

    A haze of uncertainty over Washington, D.C.'s marijuana law

    A haze of uncertainty over Washington, D.C.'s marijuana law
    The city that brought America government shutdowns and all-night filibusters made recreational marijuana use legal Thursday. And the foggy dispute over whether the law is even valid has probably made some people in the District of Columbia wish they...