| 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...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:20 PM
A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol. And after adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, drivers who...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:56 PM
When an ambulance brought Jessica Hoffman — 34 weeks pregnant and complaining of severe abdominal pain — to Lehigh Valley Hospital, her situation was dire.
Rushed into an operating room for an emergency Caesarean section, she delivered a 4-...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:05 AM
In Baltimore City, approximately 20,000 people were arrested for drug-related offenses annually in 2012 and 2013; nearly three quarters for simple possession. And while there has been a great deal of discussion over the last few years regarding the...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:41 PM
The city that brought America government shutdowns and all-night filibusters made recreational marijuana use legal Thursday. And the foggy dispute over whether the law is even valid has probably made some people in the District of Columbia wish they...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:48 PM
A few weeks into his first term as mayor of San Francisco in 2004, Gavin Newsom made a bold and controversial decision, ordering the city-county clerk to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Newsom was ultimately...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 6:14 PM
HARTFORD — A key legislative committee on Monday approved a significant expansion to the state's medical marijuana program, including allowing children with certain debilitating illnesses to participate.
Opponents say that the long-term effects...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 2:42 PM
A man accusing of selling drugs from his Elmwood Park apartment was arrested Thursday evening while watching television and smoking marijuana at home, police say.
Carlos Toscano, 37, of the 7400 block of West Fullerton Avenue, was arrested at 6:52 p.m....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:26 AM
Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
In the state's largest city, Anchorage police...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings.
Making Alaska the third state to legalize recreational...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:59 PM
Years ago, William Cooke sensed a crisis building. The only doctor in rural Austin, Indiana, noticed that intravenous drug use was soaring in his town of roughly 4,300, where 23 percent of residents live below the poverty line. He feared that people...