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Drug Use

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  • 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...
  • Lamar Odom's DUI arrest adds to concerns

    Lamar Odom's DUI arrest adds to concerns
    Lamar Odom's arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday morning was the latest in a series of grim developments that could endanger the veteran free agent's hopes of returning to the NBA. The former Clippers and Lakers star refused to...
  • Athletes only too happy to be 'lab rats'

    Athletes only too happy to be 'lab rats'
    After discovering that a promising new drug caused multiple types of cancer in lab animals, the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline stopped developing the compound. But the failed experimental drug, called GW501516, is making a comeback in another...
  • Gov. Tom Corbett says failed drug tests keeping people from working

     
    Yo! Gov. Tom Corbett is catching a ton of flak across the state and nation for saying employers are having trouble finding qualified workers because so many fail drug tests. But is Corbett wrong? Democrats think he is – but......
  • Specialist: 'I don't know' if Michael Jackson was a drug addict

    Michael Jackson’s drug use was again the topic of conversation in court Wednesday, where an addiction specialist testified that he saw no evidence the singer was addicted to painkillers or the anesthetic propofol that ultimately led to his death....
  • 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...
  • It's finals week: Do you know what your teen is taking to study so hard?

    It's finals week: Do you know what your teen is taking to study so hard?
    By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
  • Authorities to discuss warning signs of meth labs at community event

    Authorities to discuss warning signs of meth labs at community event
    Methamphetamine labs are being found more in Somerset County than in previous years, said Cpl. Dennis Ulery, a supervisor on the Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab Response Team. "Last year we had a 40 percent increase statewide and we are on pace...
  • School districts work to find drug test funds

    School districts work to find drug test funds
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two Indiana school districts that test students for drug use are facing challenges as they look for ways to fund the programs. Officials at Southwest Allen County Schools and Smith-Green Community Schools in Churubusco...