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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Teen on party drug 'meow meow' chops off penis

    Teen on party drug 'meow meow' chops off penis
    Police say a teen high on a party drug commonly known as "meow meow" attacked his mother and then turned the knife to his groin, chopping off his own penis, the Daily Mail reports. The 19-year-old UK college student was visiting his mother in England on...
  • An argument in favor of enshrining steroid cheats

    OK, I get it: steroids are bad and cheating is worse. What I don't get is why Hall of Fame voters have decided to draw this line at this time. Long-time members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, who sit as judge and jury to decide who gets...
  • Baltimore wants to give out thousands more needles to drug users

    Baltimore wants to give out thousands more needles to drug users
    Hoping to curb the spread of HIV, Baltimore officials want to hand out thousands more needles to drug addicts than Maryland law now allows. Since 1994, city Health Department vans that work with addicts have traded clean syringes for used ones in a one-...
  • Pot not same as tobacco, alcohol [Letter]

    Pot not same as tobacco, alcohol [Letter]
    President Barack Obama's position on smoking marijuana is extremely misguided ("Obama: pot a 'vice' but no more dangerous than alcohol," Jan. 19). As a 60-year-old boomer who has for the most part drunk responsibly for 45 years and has experimented with...
  • Sweeping review ordered for Pentagon's troubled nuclear force

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered a sweeping review of the Pentagon's troubled nuclear weapons force and summoned commanders for a face-to-face meeting amid an investigation into cheating and drug use by missile-launch officers,...
  • Carl Pelini retracts his resignation

    Former FAU coach Carl Pelini wants his job back. Eight days after Pelini and FAU defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis resigned amid allegations of drug use, Pelini submitted a retraction of his resignation in a letter to FAU in which he asks to be...
  • Parents Council Praises MTV for Censoring Miley Cyrus Smoking Joint at Europe Awards

    The Parents Television Council praised MTV for editing out apparent drug use from Miley Cyrus during its U.S. broadcast of the European Music Awards on Sunday night. The 20 year-old was shown what appeared to be marijuana during her acceptance speech...
  • San Bernardino County officials plan probe of death at rave

    San Bernardino County officials plan probe of death at rave
    San Bernardino County officials said Tuesday they would investigate the Ecstasy-related death of a 22-year-old man who collapsed while attending a government-approved rave concert in September. A county spokesman said the officials were unaware of the...
  • Nigella Lawson admits to using cocaine, but insists she's no addict

    Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson testified Wednesday that she had used cocaine a number of times, but "The Taste" judge insisted that labeling her a drug addict would be "absolutely ridiculous." According to Court News UK, Lawson, testifying in the fraud...
  • Prosecutors: Man held in abuse case victimized 2 others

    Prosecutors: Man held in abuse case victimized 2 others
    An Elmwood Park man accused of fondling a teenage boy and taking lewd pictures of him has been charged with sexually abusing another victim and trying to get a second teenage boy to send him nude photos, authorities said. Lionel Jackson, 28, was arrested...
  • Coming soon: A preview of a new, legal marijuana landscape in the U.S.

    Coming soon: A preview of a new, legal marijuana landscape in the U.S.
    Mark Kleiman is a UCLA public professor and a go-to guy when it comes to drug policy analysis; it’s a field he’s studied for years, including the consequences and mechanics of the pendulum swings of criminalizing and legalizing marijuana....