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Answering Key Questions Around Mitch McGary, NCAA Drug-Testing Policies

Answering key questions around Mitch McGary, NCAA drug-testing policies
A: The new legislation goes into effect on August 1, 2014 and applies to any drug test administered on or after that date. The NCAA rarely goes back … Other drugs typically used recreationally like cocaine and meth are considered… Continue reading

Bienvenue en Louisiane: The Prison Effect

Bienvenue en Louisiane: The Prison Effect
… over the past 20 years. According to Blueprint Louisiana (a statewide citizen's group on reforms in criminal justice and education) “only 37 percent of offenders in Louisiana have been convicted of violent crimes…and the average sentence for drug …
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The Truth About Marijuana: Health Risks Trivialized (Op-Ed)

The Truth About Marijuana: Health Risks Trivialized (Op-Ed)
If we are moving toward what is happening in France, we need to consider that drug abuse is most common in the younger population, with 25 percent of users younger age 28.3 and younger. In the United States, kids are … The… Continue reading

Diet Coke Addict!?

Question by Rinny: Diet Coke Addict!?
Im going crazy. All i drink is diet coke. Now that i have given it up because i realized what it was doing to me im have severe migrines and mood swings. Is this due to the diet coke?? Also i drank… Continue reading

Arrests, Stop and Search and Detentions: What Do the Latest Police Statistics

Arrests, stop and search and detentions: what do the latest police statistics
Data is for England and Wales Source: Home Office. According to the Home Office, class A drugs, mainly heroin and cocaine, including crack, were found during 14% of intimate searches made for drugs. None of the 13… Continue reading

Lucas County Commissioners, Other Officials Address Prescription Drug Abuse

Lucas County Commissioners, other officials address prescription drug abuse
In the United States more than 15 million people abuse prescription drugs – more than the combined number who reported abusing cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants and heroin, according to national health statistics compiled by county officials. Every day …
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Why Can’t I Stop Using Cocaine 4+ Times a Week?

Question by : Why can’t I stop using cocaine 4+ times a week?
I have been using cocaine for the past year 4-7 times a week, depending on my money. Although I use cocaine I still work, own a house, car, family, buy stuff, go out, go gym take pride… Continue reading

Coast Guard Offloads $12 Million of Cocaine in St. Petersburg, Florida

Coast Guard Offloads Million of Cocaine in St. Petersburg, Florida — Coast Guard offloads more than million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla. Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael De Nyse | U.S. Coast Guard District 7 …

Abbie Hoffman's presence echoes decades later
SOLEBURY, Pa. — The gray… Continue reading

What Are Some Common Long Term Side-Effects From Taking Methylphenidate (Ritalin/Concerta)?

Question by God of Dreams: What are some common long term side-effects from taking methylphenidate (Ritalin/Concerta)?

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Answer by DB84
I believe that it gave me depression, OCD, and anxiety. It appears that no long-term studies have been done in humans on the mental health effects associated with long-term… Continue reading

Hills Police Partner With DEA in Prescription Take Back Day April 26

Hills police partner with DEA in prescription take back day April 26
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimates that there are over six million non-medical users of prescription drugs in the United States. The survey shows that more Americans abuse prescription drugs than the number of… Continue reading