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  • Drug Abuse
    The reality of drug dependence
    Dependence is characterized as an interminable, backsliding mind sickness that is described by impulsive medication seeking and use, in spite of unsafe results. It is viewed as a mind malady on the grounds that drugs change the cerebrum: they...
  • Unrolled Joint
    After studying 11 countries, report suggests that drug laws don’t work
    Over the last few years, the debate over whether drug laws do anything to combat drug use has heated up in the U.S. Similar debates have been ongoing all across the world, with countries taking a variety of approaches to handling the problem of...
  • Biden, son and granddaughter.
    Cocaine busted: Biden's son booted from the Navy after one reserve-duty weekend
    After a singular weekend Reservist drill with the U.S. Navy, Vice President Joe Biden's youngest son has been kicked out of the Armed Forces for cocaine use. As reported by the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 16, 2014, the now ex-Ensign Hunter...
  •  A U.S. Coast Guard member stands guard near bags containing approximately  719 kilograms of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of more than $23 million  at the Miami Beach Coast Guard Station
    A relationship between neighborhood drug sales and drug use has been found
    Abuse of illicit drugs has been at epidemic levels across the United States for a long time. New York University reported on Oct. 1, 2014 researchers have found a relationship between neighborhood drug sales and drug use. It has been observed that...
  • Crime
    Tough on Crime? 'You Bet!'
    Over the last couple of months, I have been asking residents of Watertown what they would like to see the next Mayor of Watertown accomplish. By far, the most common answer was to "Clean up the city" due to the extensive drug use and...
  • Rupert Everett talks drug use and how his sexuality influenced his career
    Rupert Everett talks drug use and how his sexuality influenced his career
    British actor Rupert Everett has made headlines over the last couple years for the wrong reasons. The outspoken actor made controversial statements in 2012 regarding gay parenting and in 2009 urged gay actors to stay in the closet. His comments...
  • Billy Joel heroin use
    Billy Joel admits heroin use to shock jock Howard Stern
    Billy Joel admitted his heroin use to shock jockHoward Sternin a three hour interview and concert event. While his drug use may have been a surprise for some of his fans, Joe’s battle with alcohol has been common knowledge.Joel told Stern, ...
  • Eric Millerberg
    Man found guilty of murdering teenage babysitter
    A Utah jury deliberated for only two hours before finding a man guilty of killing ateenage babysitterthen dumping her body in the woods. According to the prosecutors, after a night of sex between him, the baby sitter and his wife, the man gave the...
  • Nigella Lawson admits drug use
    Nigella Lawson on drug use, Charles Saatchi and the price of fame
    On Dec. 4, Nigella Lawson admitted to drug use while appearing in court. However, the celebrated chef said under oath in London's Isleworth Crown Court that she is definitely not a drug addict even though she did cop to the fact that she had...
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    Demi Lovato reacts to Joe Jonas' confessions about drugs and their relationship
    On Dec. 2, 2013, Demi Lovato tweeted an amicable response to her ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas after his confessional essay "Joe Jonas: My Life as a Jonas Brother" was published by New York magazine on Dec. 1.Lovato tweeted: "@joejonas...
  • Rep Trey Radel
    Florida congressman charged with misdemeanor cocaine possession
    Wednesday, November 21, Representative Trey Radel, a first term congressman from Florida appeared at his arraignment in Washington D.C. after being charged with misdemeanor cocaine possession.District of Columbia Superior Court records reveal that...
  • Is Lamar Odom at a healthy weight?
    Lamar Odom: Is his weight a problem?
    The entertainment press has had a field day with Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom, with new revelations and rumors arriving on a nearly daily basis about the couple's marital status, drug and alcohol use, and now, weight. With Kim Kardashian...
  • Wisconsin Dems reintroduce Medical Cannabis Act, raising perennial pot questions
    Wisconsin Dems reintroduce Medical Cannabis Act, raising perennial pot questions
    Two Wisconsin legislators are re-lighting the medical marijuana issue in the Badger State, as prescription pot laws take effect in many other states across America. Onlookers may wonder whether the issue is a greater concern for families with long...
  • Brooke Mueller drug video
    Charlie Sheen's wife, Brooke Mueller video surfaces, social workers investigate
    Actor Charlie Sheen’s wife, Brooke Mueller will be facing a multitude of questions from social workers as to a video that has surfaced of her smoking crack. It was the drug overdose that led to her being placed on involuntary psychiatric...
  • Khole and Lamar
    Lamar Odom lashes out after father's interview
    After Lamar Odom's father, Joe Odom openly blamed the Kardashian clan for his son's downfall, Lamar Odom took to Twitter to lash out about his father's accusations. According to a September 24 tweet posted by Lamar Odom, Joe has it all...