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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Clinic for homeless to expand at Franklin Square

    Clinic for homeless to expand at Franklin Square
    J.T. Barker sometimes lives in the woods near Veterans Park in Dundalk and at other times sleeps in the shadows of an industrial park. On a recent hot and muggy day, the 43-year-old homeless man found a little relief in the air conditioning at the Health...
  • Columbia man pleads guilty to arson

    Columbia man pleads guilty to arson
    A Columbia man pleaded guilty this week in Howard County Circuit Court in connection with an April 5 incident where he burned his apartment, located in the 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road, and assault his wife, according to State's Attorney spokesman...
  • Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic

    Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic
    Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue. "We want them shut down," City...
  • Defense questions accuser's credibility in Naval Academy sex assault case

    Defense questions accuser's credibility in Naval Academy sex assault case
    Defense attorneys for three Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman while she was passed out at an Annapolis party last year sought Thursday to raise questions about her credibility and motives. The woman, now a...
  • Pain drug abuse fuels competition, legal battles for companies

    Pain drug abuse fuels competition, legal battles for companies
    It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles. When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...
  • Concerns about 'spice' reach into Harford courts, jail

    Inmates at the Harford County Detention Center can be tested for synthetic marijuana and similar drugs, which have come to the fore in Harford County in recent weeks, although it is not clear how precisely. During an Aug. 9 bail review hearing for a 24-...
  • 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...
  • 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' 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...