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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...

    Drug, alcohol, tobacco use dropping among students, survey says

    Drug, alcohol, tobacco use dropping among students, survey says
    Sometimes coming in 46th place out of 67 counties is a good thing, such as when the topic is underage drinking and drug abuse. In 2014, Lake County ranked No. 46 in the annual Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey, which rates counties for the amount...

    West Aurora looks to update code of conduct for student athletes

    West Aurora looks to update code of conduct for student athletes
    West Aurora School District officials are looking to update the code of conduct that governs what consequences student athletes and activity participants face if they drink, smoke, get in a fight or use drugs. The district also plans to make students...