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Drug Use

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  • Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police

    Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police
    The NCAA is grappling with how to treat college athletes' use of marijuana — a popular drug that presents a puzzle because it is considered unsafe by the U.S. government but is not a performance enhancer and has been decriminalized by a number of...
  • Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say

    Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say
    Amanda Bynes has been using drugs, is consumed by paranoia and has spent $1.2 million in just a few months, the actress' parents said in court papers filed this week to take over their daughter's legal affairs.  Bynes' parents said they were "deeply...
  • Michael Hastings wrestled with demons, but legacy remains intact

    Michael Hastings wrestled with demons, but legacy remains intact
    As many people who knew him suspected, the fiery death of the young journalist Michael Hastings in a single car crash was the result of tragic circumstances, not a government plot to get rid of an inconvenient truth teller. As my colleagues Andrew...
  • California marijuana opponents blast Obama administration's stand

    California marijuana opponents blast Obama administration's stand
    Opponents of marijuana legalization in California criticized the Obama administration's announcement Thursday not to interfere with state laws permitting recreational use of cannabis. "Decades from now, the Obama administration will be remembered for...
  • Glued Toddler Mom Gets 99 Years in Brutal Attack on Daughter

    Glued Toddler Mom Gets 99 Years in Brutal Attack on Daughter
    DALLAS, TX (KTLA) -- A mother of five who plead guilty to gluing her toddler's hands to a wall and beating her into a coma was sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday. Elizabeth Escalona, 23, pleaded guilty in July to injury to a child for brutally...
  • Honor concept makes better officers

    Honor concept makes better officers
    I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...
  • Hansen: Has city become immune to homeless crime?

    Hansen: Has city become immune to homeless crime?
    It was a summer-like day at Main Beach on Saturday with tourists filling the boardwalk, children enjoying the playground and a group of hardened homeless men passing around a pipe. Welcome to the visible underbelly of Laguna Beach. This scene is not...
  • Punished for honesty at the Naval Academy

    Punished for honesty at the Naval Academy
    Last Friday morning, President Barack Obama visited Annapolis to address roughly 1,000 Naval Academy midshipmen. Then he took his seat with other VIPs and the thousands in attendance and watched as the midshipmen, decked out in their pristine dress...
  • Panel discusses drug use, denial among Armenians

    Trends in drug use and addiction are no different in the Armenian community than other groups, but how they’re dealt with can be challenging due to a strong sense of denial at home, experts said at a panel discussion Wednesday. “The problem...
  • Maryland families to get new tool in fight against drug overdoses

    Maryland families to get new tool in fight against drug overdoses
    Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose. Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28. Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...
  • Congress must restore federal funding for needle exchange

    Congress must restore federal funding for needle exchange
    In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...