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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Baltimore center launching LGBT-focused substance abuse recovery program

    Baltimore center launching LGBT-focused substance abuse recovery program
    Starting in December, gay, bisexual and transgender Marylanders recovering from substance abuse will be able to receive LGBT-focused resources and services at Baltimore's LGBT community center. Through a partnership with Maryland RecoveryNet, a...
  • Judges propose to streamline bail process

    Judges propose to streamline bail process
    Maryland's judiciary is urging the General Assembly to streamline the state's system for setting or denying bail for criminal defendants, replacing the current two-step process with a single hearing before a judge most of the time. A task force...
  • Washington man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 Eldersburg shooting

    Washington man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 Eldersburg shooting
    A Washington state man found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in September stemming from a 2012 Eldersburg shooting was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for parole Tuesday in Carroll County Circuit Court. Jacob Bircher,...
  • Senator rebukes Gansler's statements about Veterans Administration processing

    Senator rebukes Gansler's statements about Veterans Administration processing
    A Maryland state senator who heads the General Assembly's veteran's caucus rebuked Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler Tuesday night over the Democratic gubernatorial candidate's claim he could fix problems with federal processing of veterans' claims...
  • Maria Trent, on the ascent

    Maria Trent, on the ascent
    Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive. The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
  • Obamacare can't divorce insurance from risk [Letter]

    Obamacare can't divorce insurance from risk [Letter]
    Columnist Susan Reimer sees no problem with some groups paying more for health care insurance than their actuarial risk while others pay less under Obamacare ("Splitting the health care tab with the guys," Nov. 11). She says "isn't that what insurance...
  • Greater Homewood honors those who help 'transform Baltimore'

    Greater Homewood honors those who help 'transform Baltimore'
    Amanda Ruthven is a tireless volunteer in the Harwood neighborhood within Charles Village. Baltimore City Planning Director Tom Stosur, of the Roland Park area, is leading the city's rewrite of the comprehensive zoning code for the first time in 40...
  • Arrest disparity a serious problem, with no easy answer [Editorial]

    It's become painfully clear that criminal behavior, substance abuse and mental health problems have certain links that lead to plenty of social ills. Over indulgence in alcohol resulting from one or another kind of mental anguish can result in offenses...
  • Dwyer's bid for reduced sentence is denied

    Dwyer's bid for reduced sentence is denied
    A judge has denied Del. Donald Dwyer's request to shorten his 60-day jail sentence in drunken driving and drunken boating cases, the delegate's lawyer said. Attorney David Fischer of Glen Burnie asked for a hearing on reducing the jail term, which Dwyer...
  • Maryland liquor laws still outdated [Letter]

    Maryland liquor laws still outdated [Letter]
    Betty Buck missed a great opportunity with her commentary ("The failed experiment of Prohibition," Dec. 5). While there are plenty of things learned from Prohibition, I found her offering to reveal none of them and that instead it was a nice, but poorly...
  • Md. Democrats ignore Obamacare's failings [Letter]

    Md. Democrats ignore Obamacare's failings [Letter]
    The Democrats of this state have no idea that Obamacare is a disgrace ("Brown's conflict," Dec. 12). They do not even grasp the complexity of the problems associated with this "train wreck" as U.S. Sen. Max Baucus called it. Democrats by themselves have...
  • Federal indictment hits unusual target: Russian medicine

    When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...