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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske is warning people against taking the newest synthetic drugs, often marketed as "bath salts" and being sold legally on the Internet and in drug paraphernalia stores. The drugs are sold under...
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The numbers are staggering: We’re losing 82 Kentuckians a month to drug overdose, from the cities to rural areas in Appalachia. Nearly 1,000 of our fellow Kentuckians died from drug overdoses in 2009, more than those killed in traffic crashes....
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Before he was even sworn into office, Gov. Rick Scott abolished the state agency tasked with reducing substance abuse and canned Florida's drug czar. Early this month, he stunned legislators and law enforcement when he proposed eliminating Florida's...
For Tribune NewspapersThe federal government's annual report of kids’ alcohol and drug abuse seems reassuring: Compared with earlier in the decade, use of hallucinogens was down in 2008, marijuana use was way down, and use of methamphetamines was way, way down. But...
For 20 years, the Pediatric Interim Care Center (PICC) in Kent has been a safe haven for drug addicted babies. It’s a place where infants go to detox from drugs they had no choice in taking. "This is a little one that we're trying to get off her...
Brand XProposition 19 is poorly thought out, badly crafted and replete with loopholes and contradictions. Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug in the United States. Seventy years of criminal prohibition, â€śJust Say Noâ€ť sloganeering and a federal dr...
L.A. NOWThe nationâ€™s drug czar traveled to California to highlight his contention that legalizing marijuana is not the answer to a drug war he acknowledged has not succeeded. Instead, Gil Kerlikowske stressed what he called a middle way: increased prevention...
Opinion L.A.Besides George Soros, the marijuana legalization measure on California's Nov. 2 ballot has won itself few friends in high places. The Obama administration's position is nay, and just about every Democrat and Republican running for statewide office --...
Clout StPosted by Kristen Mack at 12:29 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today said he's waiting for the police board to submit the names of three finalists for police superintendent so he can name Chicago’s next top cop. “I have to respect......
La PlazaThe cocaine market in the United States is under "significant stress," reports the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy. Cocaine production has dropped in Colombia due to recent eradication efforts, putting stress on the U.S. market in...
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