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  • 'Harm reduction' approach key to preventing deaths at electronic dance music events [Letter]

    'Harm reduction' approach key to preventing deaths at electronic dance music events [Letter]
    Thank you for your insightful editorial on August 5th, advocating for a harm reduction approach to drug use at electronic dance music (EDM) events ("High risk high," Aug. 5). As the mother of a college student who died of a heat stroke last summer after...
  • U.S. Air Force Academy to probe reports of rape, drug use

    U.S. Air Force Academy to probe reports of rape, drug use
    DENVER (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force Academy's superintendent ordered an investigation into the school's athletic programs on Sunday amid reports of sexual assaults, drug use and academic cheating, primarily among football players at the elite...
  • California should catch up to Colorado on marijuana

    To the editor: I respectfully disagree with your editorial. Rather than back up and fix a medical marijuana mess almost two decades late, California legislators need to move forward and fully legalize marijuana. ("In California, a way out of the medical...
  • State hails criminal monitoring system for cutting crime despite lingering questions from victim's family

    Kedrick Tooles watched as others in the auditorium were handcuffed. Was he next? Did he miss a phone call? Was there a traffic violation? "The smallest thing will get you locked up," the Annapolis man said. Tooles was at the mandatory probation meeting as...
  • Our say: Woman's death raises questions about monitoring system

    As we reported Sunday, the five-year-old Violence Prevention Initiative, a state program that began in 2007, employs a formula devised by a University of Pennsylvania statistician. It's part of a new emphasis on using analysis of sophisticated data...
  • Health education in Carroll public schools covers heroin, other drug use

    Health education in Carroll public schools covers heroin, other drug use
    As the owner of two sober homes in the county, Tim Weber often hears stories from young men who are addicted to heroin. Many of them tell Weber, who has been in recovery from the drug for 10 years, stories of becoming addicted to prescription drugs,...
  • Nigella Lawson admits to using cocaine, but insists she's no addict

    Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson testified Wednesday that she had used cocaine a number of times, but "The Taste" judge insisted that labeling her a drug addict would be "absolutely ridiculous." According to Court News UK, Lawson, testifying in the fraud...
  • Highland Park family hopes to bring heroin addiction out of the shadows

    Highland Park family hopes to bring heroin addiction out of the shadows
    Jordan Filler hardly fit the stereotype of a heroin addict. Right up until he died of an overdose in January, the 23-year-old was an avid skier, an exercise fanatic, a health-food enthusiast — and plenty of other things that fly in the face of most...
  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs

    Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs
    Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
  • The specter of drug use hovers over the All-Star game

    The specter of drug use hovers over the All-Star game
    Enjoy the All-Star Game. Because when Tuesday's celebration of baseball's superstars is over, the process of suspending some of those same players for drug use will resume. It figures to be a slow, painful ordeal — one that could disrupt the...
  • 'This Is the End's' R rating surprises its co-directors

      When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted "This Is the End" to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating — they secretly...