| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:38 PM
A Burbank pharmacy that dispensed painkillers and other narcotics to five young patients who later died of overdoses had its license revoked Monday after the state pharmacy board found that its employees failed to properly scrutinize prescriptions that...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Laguna Beach police arrested fewer people for illegal drug use in 2013 than in previous years, but some community members claim the problem is more widespread.
Laguna Beach police made 338 drug arrests in 2013, a 10% decrease from 2012, according to...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:20 PM
BOCA RATON — Former FAU football coach Carl Pelini wanted his job back after resigning amid accusations of drug use on Oct. 30.
FAU obliged his request Tuesday, rescinding his resignation and subsequently firing him with cause.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Elannah Rose Sheklow’s parents thought they were doing everything right. They had family dinners. They checked their daughter’s homework nightly. They knew her friends. They talked to her about boys, drugs and school.
But at 16 when Sheklow...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:05 AM
News that Congress reached a budget deal has been met with glee by D.C. pundits, but there is an unresolved issue on the minds of many in the Maryland medical community — will they see sense and lift the ban on federal funding for Syringe Services...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Fewer adolescents think smoking pot is risky than a decade ago, but the use of other drugs, including “bath salts,” Ecstasy and tobacco, dropped in the same period, according to an annual nationwide survey.
The Monitoring the Future survey,...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Arkansas associate head coach and Plantation native Charlie Partridge has been offered FAU’s vacant head coaching position and is expected to accept the offer, the Sun Sentinel has learned.
According to multiple sources close to the situation,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The driver who hit and killed a man in front of City Hall offered an emotional courtroom apology to his victim's family Thursday, admitting that he was on drugs when he sped off Interstate 83 and into downtown.
Johnny Johnson, 44, pleaded guilty to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Since Del. Heather Mizeur, a candidate for governor, announced a plan to legalize marijuana in Maryland, there has been a great deal of discussion of the issue. The Baltimore Sun called for a more measured approach that avoided the risk of "rushing to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored a death sentence for a Kansas murderer who claimed his 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination had been violated when he was forced to submit to a mental health exam after claiming he was...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:58 PM
San Bernardino County officials said Tuesday they would investigate the Ecstasy-related death of a 22-year-old man who collapsed while attending a government-approved rave concert in September.
A county spokesman said the officials were unaware of the...