| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Transients hole up in the old cottage resorts where vacationing families once came to fish and swim. Rotted docks and pier pilings litter the lake's shoreline.
Much of this city, in fact, and others nearby in Lake County, looks as if it was plucked from...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Connecticut residents in 2011-2012 smoked more marijuana, took slightly more cocaine, and guzzled more booze than the national average, according to the latest survey on the nation's drug and alcohol trends.
The National Survey of Drug Use and Health...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:18 PM
A Highland Park doctor could lose his medical license after state regulators alleged that he issued a fake medical cannabis eligibility form to a 79-year-old patient who paid him $250.
Dr. Joseph Starkman in 2013 required the patient to pay a fee of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Human beings sometimes have a troubling inability to hold two thoughts in mind at the same time. This is true not only when those thoughts contradict each other, but even when they simply appear to be in conflict with each other but actually aren't. And...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:15 AM
A recent article raised a number of questions about medical marijuana in Maryland and the risk its use poses to public trust in the medical community ("Medical pot rules raise concern," July 26).
As health care providers for this city's children,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:37 PM
A marijuana growing facility was discovered in Huntington Park on Friday after a driver fleeing California Highway Patrol officers crashed into the building, authorities said.
The incident began about 1 a.m., when CHP officers attempted to pull over the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:00 PM
An apparent robbery of a marijuana-growing operation in Fresno resulted in a fatal gunfight Thursday that left two suspects dead and a 15-year-old girl being used as a human shield by fleeing robbers.
Two of the alleged gunmen who broke into the house...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:59 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Nutter administration and City Councilman James Kenney have reached a compromise on a bill that will reduce penalties for possession of marijuana in Philadelphia.
The compromise calls for a separate offense — and penalty...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Laurie Ritchie prides herself on being an open-minded parent. She voted in favor of legalizing marijuana two years ago. She started talking to her daughters about drug use around the same time. She hasn't stopped.
Now that recreational pot is legal in...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: The article provides several examples of a substantial increase in the demand from parents and community groups for resources to discuss marijuana usage with kids post-legalization in Colorado. ("For some parents, legalization complicates...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Kelly Kerby is a licensed mental health counselor and chemical dependency professional who works at Eckstein Middle School in Seattle. Inga Manskopf manages the Prevention WINS Coalition at Seattle Children's Hospital.
For parents in states where...