| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:13 AM
Changes made to a bill that would require welfare recipients to take drug tests were voted down Thursday by its author, as the lawmaker who originally proposed the idea reconsiders.
The bill's author, Sen. Patricia Miller, R-Indianapolis, has filed a...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 8:03 AM
The leader of the Indiana Senate says he's uncertain how his chamber will vote on a proposal to legalize needle-exchange programs.
Indiana bars needle-exchange programs, but Gov. Mike Pence last month authorized a short-term exchange to help combat an...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their campaign in other U.S. states.
"A lot of eyes are on California," Gavin Newsom, the state's...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Public health experts fear electronic cigarettes -- with their colorful designs and array of sweet flavorings -- will induce young people to start smoking. But are those fears justified? A new study from Wales offers mixed results.
| Mar 21, 2015
| 6:53 AM
Bird River Road bends and gives up its memories.
"That's where Adam's real dad lived," Christine Samuels says, nodding out the car window as she heads down the familiar road.
She was 17 and still in high school when Adam was born. "We grew up...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Nebraska pass rusher Randy Gregory acknowledged that he failed a drug test for marijuana at the NFL scouting combine in February.
"I blame myself," Gregory told NFL Network. "And I know it sounds cliché, but there's really no one else I can blame."...
| Mar 27, 2015
Even someone with a good home, good family, good job and all-around good life can fall victim to addiction.
Community members gathered Thursday in an effort to shed the stigma of addiction and grieve for those who have lost their lives to drugs and...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:31 AM
Faced with a growing HIV outbreak tied to intravenous drug use, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he's considering a needle-exchange program as part of a public health emergency he's preparing to declare in a county that's at the epicenter of the...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Former FAU coach Carl Pelini filed a defamation lawsuit against ex-Owls assistant coach Matthew Edwards, alleging Edwards lied while stating he witnessed Pelini using drugs.
Edwards signed a sworn affidavit in November 2013 stating he witnessed Pelini...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:20 AM
At this time of year, the last thing anyone wants to think about is paying more taxes. But there's one tax I'm in favor of and you should be, too, if you care about your health and the health of the planet: a sin tax on meat, cheese and other animal-based...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Michigan would legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use under the wording of a proposed ballot initiative submitted Thursday, the first of what could be competing legalization efforts.
If authorized by the Board of State Canvassers, the...