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1 hr ago | Cape Breton Post
A grief-stricken mother has made an emotional plea to a parliamentary committee to tackle the problem of prescription drug abuse.
Do undocumented immigrants contribute to the economy?
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
1 hr ago | Examiner.com
From 2005 to 2011, Ecstasy-related emergency department visits rose 128% for individuals under 21 years of age, soaring from 4,460 visits in 2005 to 10,176 visits in 2011 From 2005 to 2011, Ecstasy-related emergency department visits rose 128% for individuals under 21 years of age, soaring from 4,460 visits in 2005 to 10,176 visits in 2011 Ecstasy ... (more)
1 hr ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
A CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR IS SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT. "ED SHADDID " ADMITS HE WAS ADDICTED TO POT.
5 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Cornerback Brandon Browner could return to practice on Wednesday after missing the last two games with a groin injury, but coach Pete Carroll offered no new details on Browner's appeal of his one-year suspension when he met with the media prior to practice.
7 hrs ago | Fiji Times
METHODIST youth fellowship members and Sunday schoolteachers around the country are participating in a three-day camp organised by the Methodist Church.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
US Sen. Pat Toomey hosted a roundtable discussion today in Delaware County, looking at the problem of prescription drug abuse.
10 hrs ago | The Stranger
The story went viral. Jimmy Fallon even joked about it on his TV show, suggesting several stoner Christmas carols we'd be singing.
13 hrs ago | Newsday
Slightly less than 1 percent of U.S. anesthesiology residents who began their training between 1975 and 2009 had a substance abuse disorder during their residency, a new study reveals.
Stigma toward people with HIV, hepatitis C and drug addiction means they end up being treated like zombies, shunned away from support and care.
It is commonly associated with the party and rave scene, but authorities say it is gaining popularity amongst other groups and ethnicities.
Millions of Americans suffer from a substance use disorder which can lead to various medical concerns such as psychiatric disorders or physical health complications.
Initial data from the study shows that Lightlake's naloxone nasal spray potentially can be delivered into the blood stream at least as quickly as the injection process currently used by hospitals, first responders, and others treating opioid overdoses.
Also, during the recent government shutdown, there were numerous reports of Congressmen reeking of alcohol while trying to work out a bargain.
Driving through the borough, one may notice the same sign appearing on a number of lawns and storefronts.
Drug counselors in Averill Park are hoping the remedy for heroin addiction is a mixture of awareness and communication, hence their effort to stem a drug epidemic through education.
Pregnant Jamaican women seeking relief from nausea and stress often turn to cannabis in the form of a tea or tonic to alleviate their symptoms.
Working at a dispensary, pot is not only my livelihood, it is something that I have a deep belief in and a medicine I personally use.