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Drug Use

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  • Connecticut's new medical pot plan will protect patients from getting fired, unless they're getting stoned at work

    Connecticut's new medical pot plan will protect patients from getting fired, unless they're getting stoned at work
    Connecticut’s new law will protect you from getting axed from your job simply for being a medical marijuana patient, but you’d better not show up to work stoned. “It’s really just common sense,” says Erik Williams, head of...
  • Big Four changes complexion of college football landscape

    It didn't take long after the announcement of the new bowl deal between the Southeastern Conference and Big 12 on Friday before people began talking about the death of college football as we know it. The Big Four, as many are calling it, features the...
  • John Henry Browne: Refusal to undergo background check a matter of principle

    John Henry Browne: Refusal to undergo background check a matter of principle
    Noted Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne continues to refuse to undergo a background check in order to see classified materials related to his client, accused murderer Staff Sgt. Robert Bales.  “I don’t think the government should...
  • Police: Teens are using chemical sprays, roadside weeds to get high

    From huffing chemical sprays to smoking poisonous roadside weeds, nothing seems to be out of the question for teens looking to get high, police warned parents this week. Displaying an array of spray cans, including body sprays and dust removers, drug...
  • Mailbag: What happened to zero tolerance at CdM?

    Re. "CdM's Brown kills addiction," (Sports, May 18): I enjoyed reading your article regarding CdM's star volleyball player, Parker Brown and, am so happy that he is on his way to a sober lifestyle. My question is this: What do parents like myself tell...
  • Teenager wants folks to trust about drugs

    Teenager wants folks to trust about drugs
    Dear Amy: I go to a small middle school/high school. It's a pretty drug-free environment, at least the one that my friends and I inhabit. However, my parents (particularly my mom) are under the impression that all my friends (one in particular) are...
  • Lance Armstrong will not fight USADA doping allegations.

    Lance Armstrong will not fight USADA doping allegations.
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday night it will strip Lance Armstrong of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles after he declared he was finished fighting the drug charges that threaten his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists of all...
  • Lance Armstrong's Legacy Could Resemble That of A British Cyclist Who Died From Dope 45 Years Ago

    Lance Armstrong's Legacy Could Resemble That of A British Cyclist Who Died From Dope 45 Years Ago
    Lance Armstrong’s decision to give up his fight against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s allegations against him – which has resulted in his being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from the sport – has led to lots...
  • Marijuana smoking tied to testicular cancer: study

    Marijuana smoking tied to testicular cancer: study
    (Reuters) - Young men who had smoked marijuana recreationally were twice as likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer than men who have never used marijuana, according to a U.S. study. Researchers whose findings appeared in the journal Cancer said...
  • Crescenta Valley stakeholders discuss preventing teen drug use

    Illegal drug and alcohol use among youth in the greater Glendale area — and the question of how to effectively combat it — drew dozens of local community leaders and health professionals to Verdugo Hills Hospital Friday where they exchanged...
  • An addict no more, says Cassopolis woman

    An addict no more, says Cassopolis woman
    CASSOPOLIS -- At one point, she was so strung out on meth, says Britia Anderson, that she had no hope for the future. "I got to the point where I thought an addict is all I'm ever going to be," the Cassopolis woman said. What a difference a Cass...