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Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates, died of a heroin overdose after relapsing into use of the illegal drug following attempts to give it up, an inquest heard Wednesday.
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The 36-year-old Gonzales in January pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine.
But even though members of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Board of Health probably knew this before Monday night's meeting, seeing the numbers compiled and put into a presentation caused obvious concern.
Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after state elections officials on Tuesday said the measure qualified for the November ballot.
Paul, a likely Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said he has a friend whose brother grew marijuana plants 30 years ago at college.
The indictment charges members of the group with generating some $127 million in revenue by trafficking Colombian cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten by boat and plane for almost a decade.
In a story July 18 about a marijuana researcher who was fired from the University of Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the university is looking for a new researcher who can raise more money.
Pisani was sentenced to 1 to 2 years in state prison after he was convicted of possessing hundreds of marijuana plants at his home in 2010.
The mother of two toddlers who drowned in a San Diego County swimming pool has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony child endangerment.
Rick Perry: Texas to dispatch 1,000 Guardsmen to border Texas governor sends National Guardsmen to Mexico border Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://usat.ly/1rw5B0G Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tired of "lip service" from the federal government.
Police say Maitland, Florida, resident John Manwaring and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession after Sunday's arrests in connection with drug dealing near the Boston Common public park.
Charges have been dropped against the man who reportedly tried to broker the sale of an infamous video in which Toronto Mayor Rob Ford appears to smoke crack cocaine.
Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug.
New York State police say a passenger in a car pulled over for speeding was found to be carrying 85 pills of the painkiller Oxycodone.
Lawton Police say Ivan Rodriguez also had three grams of marijuana in his possession when he was pulled over on NW Cache road near NW 34th Street just after midnight.
Illinois children and adults with epilepsy will soon be allowed to use marijuana to ease their symptoms under a law signed on Sunday by Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, the latest in a series of measures loosening restrictions on cannabis by U.S. states.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:08 am
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