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Rachel Snelbaker fought the lonely battle against her daughter's heroin abuse for years, trying to get her into treatment and trying to track her down when she went missing to use drugs.
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Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist known as NJ Weedman, carries a large cross with huge likeness of a marijuana leaf as he walks in front of the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Sunday, April 20, 2014.
12 hrs ago | CBS Local
San Francisco authorities are preparing for thousands of marijuana smokers to gather in Golden Gate Park for the annual 4/20 pot-smoking celebration.
16 hrs ago | OC Weekly
Oakland resident Kimchi Truong was 24. She passed out on the Coachella grounds last weekend, likely due to an overdose.
20 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office wants money to fight drug-smuggling panga boats that have washed ashore the central coast in recent years.
April 20, once a counterculture holiday when potheads would gather to celebrate and smoke pot, is turning into a blockbuster event that could potentially bring in millions in tax and tourism dollars for states where it's newly legal.
Police in Ohio say they have found materials to create a meth lab at a million-dollar lakefront home near Cleveland.
A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died.
They Gainesville Sun reported that University of Florida standout Loucheiz Purifoy was caught by the Alachua County Sheriff's Office in March with marijuana and the synthetic drug bath salts but was not arrested because he had agreed to cooperate with the drug taskforce.
The man who walked inside a South Carolina Walmart wearing nothing but black shoes said he was not only embarrassed, but felt as if he was out of his mind.
Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.
What role, if any, did legally purchased and consumed marijuana play in a husband's alleged murder of his wife this week in Denver? That's what police are investigating in the shooting death of Kristine Kirk, who called 911 Monday and, according to a police affidavit, said her husband, Richard Kirk, was hallucinating after he had "taken some ... (more)
A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony.
Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.
An estimated 50,000 people in Vermont need treatment for addiction problems every year and don't get it, and efforts to expand treatment options for people addicted to heroin and other opiates are expected to increase pressure on the treatment system, the head of an addiction-treatment center told a state Senate committee Thursday.
The state says 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 37 percent increase, according to data being released Friday.