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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On Drugs

    Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On Drugs
    MANCHESTER — Rather than comply with a state directive to admit homeless people who are active alcohol- and drug-abusers, the organization that runs the local emergency shelter will close the 40-bed facility by July 1.
  • Youths recovering from addiction get help finding sober friends, social life

    After a Park Ridge teen's alcohol and drug use led to repeated arrests and chaotic relationships with his parents and siblings, he got into a 12-step recovery program when he was 22. He stayed sober for more than a year, but on one weekend night at about...

    Md. marijuana laws may lead to battle over probable cause

    Recently-passed legislation decriminalizing marijuana paraphernalia as well as smoking it in public may set the stage for a Fourth Amendment battle if Gov. Larry Hogan signs the measure into law. The law follows on the heels of 2014's...

    When you're an addict but serving alcohol is part of job

    When Scott Magnuson sat down to dinner at his H Street pub, the Argonaut, with his wife, Shaaren, and their daughter, Ara, one summer night in 2011, a casual observer of the little family scene would hardly have guessed that his marriage was imploding....

    Colorado law enforcement switches message to safe pot use

    Breaking from decades of "Just Say No"-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use. The revised campaign starts this weekend, when tens of thousands are...