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Drug Use

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  • Hogan wades into Maryland's long battle against heroin

    With the creation of two panels devoted to combating heroin use, Gov. Larry Hogan has waded into a worsening crisis — one that has defied solutions for decades.
  • Lawmakers battle disease, death in legislature's final week

    The first time Michelle Walters used heroin her skin turned yellow, her stomach wrenched in pain and she threw up. She had hepatitis C, most likely from a dirty needle a friend used to shoot her up. She recovered after an expensive hospital stay she...

    Pre-booking diversion: an alternative to conviction and incarceration

    Pre-booking diversion: an alternative to conviction and incarceration
    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...

    Rangers react to Josh Hamilton's reported drug use

    SURPRISE, Ariz. The number of Texas Rangers who were teammates with Josh Hamilton has dropped the past few seasons, but those who remain on the club have heard about his reported relapse with cocaine. Hamilton was at MLB headquarters in New York on...

    West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Feb. 25 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on gun owners' rights: There is no controversy on the need to train inexperienced drivers, usually young people, on how to drive a car before granting them a...