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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Voluntary drug testing to start at H.B. High

    A voluntary testing program is being rolled out this month at Huntington Beach High School in an effort to fight drug use among students. The school's Parent Teacher Student Assn. contracted with Hired Power — a Huntington Beach-based organization...
  • Illegal drug prices falling as purity, potency rise, research finds

    The price of cocaine, heroin and marijuana have fallen over the last two decades while the purity and potency of these illegal drugs have risen, according to new research. In a paper published online recently in the journal BMJ Open, researchers say a...
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets back into ring with a heavy challenge

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets back into ring with a heavy challenge
    The wait — and weight — is over for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In September 2012, Chavez lost a one-sided but dramatic fight to Argentina's Sergio Martinez, after which he was suspended for marijuana use. Saturday night, he climbs back into...
  • Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater defends dance parties after half-dozen go to hospital

     
    More than a half-dozen people were treated at Pocono Mountain Regional Medical Center after an electronic dance music concert at Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater last weekend, prompting the venue to defend its choice to hold such events and how it...
  • 'This Is the End's' R rating surprises its co-directors

      When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted "This Is the End" to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating — they secretly...
  • Lamar Odom fires back at father's harsh words during 'dark time'

    Lamar Odom fires back at father's harsh words during 'dark time'
    No matter what's up in Lamar Odom's life — and with all the chatter lately, it's sometimes hard to tell what exactly is up in Lamar Odom's life — he wants people to know that the Kardashian family is something he values quite a bit, especially...
  • Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use

    Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use
    Whether it's alcohol, marijuana, heroin, prescription medication or newer, synthetic substances like K2, it's easy for teenagers to access drugs in Howard County. At least, that's what dozens of high school students have told Joan Webb Scornaienchi,...
  • Baseball isn't America's perfect game anymore — and no one is surprised

     Baseball isn't America's perfect game anymore — and no one is surprised
    What happened to baseball? With Alex Rodriguez and other major league players about to be shunned or suspended from the game for alleged performance-enhancing drug use — something that has been killing it for years — it might be time to...
  • ‘Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz’: Retro-style posters set to stun

     
    Artist, illustrator and avid “Star Trek” enthusiast Juan Ortiz has channeled his love for Gene Roddenberry's brainchild in a unique, […]...
  • Legislature stepping away from drug war

    Legislature stepping away from drug war
    SACRAMENTO — If you get busted using methamphetamine, the D.A. can charge you with a misdemeanor or a felony. His choice. But if you're caught with cocaine or heroin, there's no option. It's a felony. If there's logic in that, it escapes me. They'...
  • Medicinal pot is coming. Why it's not time to worry

     
    If it goes through, we'll see a trade-off. Increases in addiction, crime and family dissolution along with assorted benefits. But enough about the proposed expansion of casino gambling in Illinois. Today I want to talk about the inevitability of...