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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Michelle Obama wants Bowie State graduates to promote education

    Michelle Obama wants Bowie State graduates to promote education
    Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community. "Just think...
  • Crowd at budget hearing says schools need more money

    Crowd at budget hearing says schools need more money
    The message is loud and clear: Harford County Public Schools need more money for next year than what's been budgeted, according to many of the more than 100 people who attended a public hearing Thursday. The crowd, significantly more than the handful...
  • Harford drug symposium to discuss synthetics, texting, Internet safety

    Harford drug symposium to discuss synthetics, texting, Internet safety
    Synthetic drugs, sexting, prescription drug abuse and Internet safety are among the many topics that will be discussed at Harford County's Annual Symposium on Drug Prevention, Intervention and Treatment this Wednesday, June 26. The daylong symposium...
  • Eric DeCosta says Rolando McClain deserves a second chance

    Eric DeCosta says Rolando McClain deserves a second chance
    The legal problems of Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain haven't cost him his roster spot, at least not yet. As McClain continues to deal with the aftermath of an arrest in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting...
  • With rights come responsibilities and some limits [editorial]

    In much the same way the recent drug disposal day organized in Harford County was a valuable public service for people looking to safely divest themselves of unwanted medications, the gun turn-in day planned Saturday in Harford County and at locations...
  • Synthetic marijuana among top three substances abused by high schoolers

    Synthetic marijuana among top three substances abused by high schoolers
    Synthetic marijuana ranked in the top three substances abused by the nation's high school students in 2012, according to a new report compiled by the Center for Substance Abuse Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. The drug -- herbs...
  • Laurel's D.A.R.E. program bridges divide between kids, police

    Laurel's D.A.R.E. program bridges divide between kids, police
    When Ofc. Teddy Bell first came into Deerfield Run Elementary School this year, the students were skeptical. "They didn't consider this was a good thing for them," said Linda Ryland, a science and health teacher at the South Laurel school. "They could...
  • With July 4 looming, time for summer fun is now [Perry Hall]

    Although the season seems barely under way in early July, the Independence Day holiday separates the beginning of summer from the inevitable ending of summer. Planning what you'd like to do or see this summer is fine before the 4th of July. After...
  • UB Student Bar treasurer stole $33,000 from organization

    UB Student Bar treasurer stole $33,000 from organization
    A former treasurer of the University of Baltimore School of Law's Student Bar Association has pleaded guilty to stealing $33,000 from the organization. Margaret Oyler, 29, never graduated from the law school and found herself instead sitting as a...
  • Hope House opens 'new chapter' on Laurel's Main Street

    Hope House opens 'new chapter' on Laurel's Main Street
    On a sunny afternoon last week, a family could be seen walking inside Hope House Laurel, while two groups of people of varying ages sat in chairs in the shade on the side of the building talking amicably. This private substance abuse treatment center in...
  • Baltimore's future starts with people

    Atwood "Woody" Collins III, an executive vice president with M&T Bank, recently gave us his perspective on the future ("Taking a look at Baltimore's future," June 6). His view boils down to three elements: First, Baltimore's advantage of a deep-water port...
  • Maryland families to get new tool in fight against drug overdoses

    Maryland families to get new tool in fight against drug overdoses
    Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose. Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28. Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...