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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Indiana to declare public health emergency over HIV outbreak

    Indiana to declare public health emergency over HIV outbreak
    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...
  • Former FAU coach Carl Pelini files lawsuit alleging assistant lied about drug use

    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...
  • Aaron Hernandez's Cousin Testifies To Erratic Behavior Of Wallace, Ortiz

    Aaron Hernandez's Cousin Testifies To Erratic Behavior Of Wallace, Ortiz
    FALL RIVER, Mass. — A Bristol, Conn. cousin of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez testified in detail Tuesday about the crazy, erratic, PCP-induced behavior of the two other men charged with murder in the 2013 Odin Lloyd homicide,...
  • Aaron Hernandez Case Turns To Bristol, Wallace's Flight From Authorities

    Aaron Hernandez Case Turns To Bristol, Wallace's Flight From Authorities
    Several residents of Aaron Hernandez's hometown of Bristol, Conn., testified Friday about the aftermath of the 2013 Odin Lloyd homicide, as Massachusetts prosecutors turned their focus to the flight of one of the former New England Patriots tight end's...
  • Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

    Four teams, four drug-testing policies. Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season — except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties...
  • E-cigs get a pass on advertising no-no's for the real ones

    E-cigs get a pass on advertising no-no's for the real ones
    The commercial shows a leggy, high-heeled blonde blowing Flavor Vapes e-cigarette vapor into a baby carriage as the words SAVE HUMANITY materialize in the mist. The punch line appears in her next exhalation: START VAPING. It's an audacious sales pitch....
  • Reader: Alcohol causes violence, people smoking marijuana don't fight

    Reader: Alcohol causes violence, people smoking marijuana don't fight
    Alcohol versus marijuana: We demonize marijuana, but we glamorize alcohol. A lot of people smoke marijuana, but they smoke it inside their homes. Alcohol can be consumed just about anywhere, and it is okay. At presidential balls and governor balls,...
  • How an HIV outbreak hit rural Indiana -- and why we should be paying attention

    How an HIV outbreak hit rural Indiana -- and why we should be paying attention
    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...
  • Youth Services hosts 'Community Conversation' about drug addiction

    On the evening of Wednesday, March 25, parents and students in grades 6-12 gathered at Bacon Academy to attend separate presentations about drug addiction as part of the Community Conversations series. The event, which was sponsored by the Colchester...
  • Hernandez's Fiancee Can't Remember Where She Dumped Box

    Hernandez's Fiancee Can't Remember Where She Dumped Box
    FALL RIVER, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, drove her sister out of the courtroom in tears and caused prosecutors to question her honesty Monday during testimony in which she claimed to have no recollection of what she did...
  • Nebraska pass rusher Randy Gregory admits failed combine drug test

    Nebraska pass rusher Randy Gregory admits failed combine drug test
    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."...