| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower-court decision to stop enforcement of a state law that drug tests people applying for welfare. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals court wrote in its opinion that there was no concrete...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Ken Mills compares law enforcement's battle on illegal drugs to a similar tussle with another social and legal problem.
"With drunk driving, law enforcement has made a commitment in enforcing and making arrests," said Mills, a Detective Lieutenant with...
| Jan 20, 2013
As recreational drugs go, marijuana is relatively benign. Unlike alcohol, it doesn't stimulate violence or destroy livers. Unlike tobacco, it doesn't cause lung cancer and heart disease. The worst you can say is that it produces intense, unreasoning...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Scott Gordon, owner of River City Cycles, a bicycle shop in Williamsport, still has a picture of Lance Armstrong on his wall, and despite the cyclist’s recent confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs, Gordon has no plans to take it down....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:49 AM
(Reuters) - With U.S. backers of legalized marijuana emboldened by victories in two states during the November elections, foes are ramping up efforts and honing their message to focus on risks they say the drug poses to mental health and intellectual...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Now that Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational use of marijuana, it's time for Floridians to start talking seriously about doing the same.
Legalization won't come overnight. A recent Quinnipiac University poll found only 42 percent of...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Obsessive fans have always been known to go to extremes to get the attention of their idols, but Justin Bieber fans have taken their devotion to a disturbing and horrifying level this week. After Bieber was photographed smoking marijuana in California,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Major League Baseball’s all-time leader in home runs and MVP awards, the all-time leader in Cy Young Awards, and the only player to hit more than 60 home runs in three different seasons were on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot this year.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Americans use marijuana more than any other illegal drug according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And the number of teens using it has grown in recent years. But a local school district has the numbers going in the opposite direction.
| Dec 25, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Some advocates of repealing or relaxing Pennsylvania’s anti-marijuana laws say they are encouraged by referendum votes to legalize recreational use of the drug in Colorado and Washington state, but Gov. Tom Corbett vows to veto any such bill.
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:12 AM
A white Nissan Frontier was stolen at a gas station as the victim left the keys in the vehicle to pay for gas Thursday.
The reporting party saw the vehicle take off, but didn’t get a look at the driver, according to El Centro police call logs...