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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills

    New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills
    Most Americans with health insurance will be guaranteed access to mental health services, including for depression and alcoholism, equal to medical and surgical treatment under long-delayed rules issued Friday by the Obama administration. But the...
  • Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use

    Columbia Town Hall tonight to discuss teens' drug use
    Whether it's alcohol, marijuana, heroin, prescription medication or newer, synthetic substances like K2, it's easy for teenagers to access drugs in Howard County. At least, that's what dozens of high school students have told Joan Webb Scornaienchi,...
  • Time-out for student testing

     Time-out for student testing
    The Sun's recent editorial regarding student testing ("Md. should skip the MSA," Sept. 17) offered thought-provoking insight, yielding additional perspective. Citizens are already advised that test scores will flatten next year as they did this year. No...
  • Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union

    Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union
    With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas. And though Police Commissioner...
  • Methadone clinic draws fire at community meeting

    A boisterous meeting Thursday night did nothing to change the minds of two Baltimore City Council members who said a complaint-prone methadone clinic in Hampden should be closed. "We're engaged in a struggle," said City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who...
  • O'Malley names commission on medical marijuana

    O'Malley names commission on medical marijuana
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday named 11 people, including health professionals, lawyers, a police chief and a prosecutor, to a commission to oversee Maryland's new law legalizing marijuana use for medical reasons. The panel, which is scheduled to...
  • Gimbel to lead drug education night for middle school parents [Rodgers Forge]

    Hear it from the expert! On Oct. 29, from 7-8:30 p.m., Mike Gimbel, former director of Baltimore County's Office of Substance Abuse, well-known radio and television guest and current substance abuse consultant, will tell you "everything you ever wanted to...
  • Harford council approves loan for Independent Can, water and sewer updates

    The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week. The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
  • Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great'

    Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great'
    There is noise all around Elvis Dumervil. Terrell Suggs is singing to no one in particular. Lardarius Webb is playfully yelling at a teammate. The sound of a whistle followed by the boom of a coach's voice is heard from an adjacent field. About 50...
  • Upset about police shooting of teen [Letter]

    Am I the only parent of a teenage boy who lost their breath when they read about the fatal shooting of Seth Beckman, the 19 year old who was shot and killed by a Harford County Deputy because he was suspected of breaking into a closed snowball stand?...
  • Ravens just fine with being underdogs, thank you

    Ravens just fine with being underdogs, thank you
    If you just woke up from an eight-month nap and tuned into SportsCenter or any of the NFL shows on cable, you'll be surprised to learn that the Ravens will open the 2013 season on Thursday night without Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and a whole bunch of other key...
  • Maryland pays out for federal programs cut in sequester

    Maryland pays out for federal programs cut in sequester
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and state lawmakers for the first time dipped into a $100 million fund set aside to deal with the impact of the federal sequester, lessening the blow of automatic federal spending cuts on the state's poor and elderly. O'Malley...