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  • Republicans want new kind of candidate for 2012

    Republicans want new kind of candidate for 2012
    In presidential elections, as the popular line goes, Democrats fall in love with a candidate and Republicans fall in line. This presidential cycle could be a different story, however. Left with a bad taste in their mouths after 2008, Republican voters are...
  • Chicago tops U.S. for arrestees on drugs

    About 83 percent of men arrested in Chicago last year tested positive for illegal drugs, according to a federal study that put Chicago at the top of 10 major U.S. cities. That percentage is actually somewhat lower than in years past, the study by the...
  • White House adds Harford County to federal drug task force

    After years of seeking assistance in combatting its growing drug problem, Harford County won approval Monday to join a regional task force that will direct additional federal resources to the county's drug interdiction effort, the White House announced...
  • High Concept: How Close is Connecticut to Legalizing Medical Marijuana?

    High Concept: How Close is Connecticut to Legalizing Medical Marijuana?
    In the last High Concept you said that the crackdown on California dispensaries was a federal matter — but I thought the Obama administration was all for medical marijuana. What gives? I recently signed a petition supporting marijuana legalization...
  • The White House Program to Address Popular Petitions is Pretty Lame

    The White House Program to Address Popular Petitions is Pretty Lame
    "We the people," is one of the most sacred phrases in the American lexicon, right up there with "Play ball!" "In God we trust," and "Hi, my name is X and I'm an alcoholic." It heralds a revolutionary dispersal of power from the mighty to the many, and any...
  • Rx for Danger: Oxycodone crackdown drives addicts to other drugs

    Rx for Danger: Oxycodone crackdown drives addicts to other drugs
    For years, oxycodone reigned as the prescription drug of choice for dealers and abusers in Florida. The painkiller was so widely prescribed in the Sunshine State that just two years ago, 90 of the top 100 oxycodone-buying physicians in the nation were...
  • Study: Teen marijuana use on the rise

    Study: Teen marijuana use on the rise
    Smoking marijuana is becoming even more popular among U.S. teens, and they have cut down on smoking cigarettes, binge drinking and using methamphetamines, according to a federal survey released earlier this month. More teens also are getting high on...
  • Medical marijuana inspires strong opinions, but what does science say?

    Medical marijuana inspires strong opinions, but what does science say?
    Depending on whom you ask, marijuana is a dangerous drug that should be kept illegal alongside heroin and PCP, or it's a miracle herb with a trove of medical benefits that the government is seeking to deny the public -- or something in between: a plant...
  • Physicians group urges easing of ban on medical marijuana

    Physicians group urges easing of ban on medical marijuana
    A large and respected association of physicians is calling on the federal government to ease its strict ban on marijuana as medicine and hasten research into the drug's therapeutic uses. The American College of Physicians, the nation's largest...
  • Put to the test

    Put to the test
    Once a year or so, Roy Tialavea is summoned from his classes at Oceanside High School to report to the athletic director's office bathroom. He receives a urine specimen cup and heads for a stall. The 17-year-old is unruffled. Random drug testing has been...
  • Letters to the editor

    Solving problems in education Re "Rewriting the Locke story," May 20 This article does not explain how Green Dot, or any charter school operator, will make such drastic changes immediately. Please do not give false hope that Green Dot will go into Locke...