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Recreational Substance Use

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  • In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing

    In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All. Upstairs,...
  • Toronto police find video purported to show mayor smoking crack

    A dormant scandal over Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's alleged drug use flared anew Thursday when the city's police chief disclosed that a video purportedly showing Ford smoking crack cocaine had been recovered from a computer seized in a related drug probe....
  • Carl Pelini's contract expressly forbade drug use

    Carl Pelini's contract expressly forbade drug use
    When FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun presented what he said was evidence of Carl Pelini's drug use to the now disgraced head coach, Pelini had no other choice but to resign.  Chun said he was prepared to fire Pelini with cause, and he had the legal...
  • Man killed, three others hurt in gunfire at Las Vegas club

    LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas nightclub patron, hailed by police as a good Samaritan, was killed early Monday while helping security guards subdue an armed man during an argument over a $30 cover charge, police said. The club manager, a security guard...
  • Prosecutors: Man held in abuse case victimized 2 others

    Prosecutors: Man held in abuse case victimized 2 others
    An Elmwood Park man accused of fondling a teenage boy and taking lewd pictures of him has been charged with sexually abusing another victim and trying to get a second teenage boy to send him nude photos, authorities said. Lionel Jackson, 28, was arrested...
  • Student is 3rd rave drug fatality in San Bernardino County since 2006

    Student is 3rd rave drug fatality in San Bernardino County since 2006
    A Times review of coroners' records found that three people have died after taking Ecstasy and attending San Bernardino County raves staged by Insomniac since 2006. The Times examined coroners' records in nine states after the top executives of...
  • Supreme Court restores death sentence for Kansas murderer

    Supreme Court restores death sentence for Kansas murderer
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored a death sentence for a Kansas murderer who claimed his 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination had been violated when he was forced to submit to a mental health exam after claiming he was...
  • Lamar Odom fires back at father's harsh words during 'dark time'

    Lamar Odom fires back at father's harsh words during 'dark time'
    No matter what's up in Lamar Odom's life — and with all the chatter lately, it's sometimes hard to tell what exactly is up in Lamar Odom's life — he wants people to know that the Kardashian family is something he values quite a bit, especially...
  • Man's Ecstasy overdose adds to death toll at rave concerts

    Man's Ecstasy overdose adds to death toll at rave concerts
    Isabel Cochon said her son had an adventurer's zest for anything new: kayaking, rock climbing, archery. One thing the 22-year-old Arrel Cochon had never done before was attend a rave concert. When he eventually did, on a Saturday last September, he...
  • ABC to Air 'The Taste' Despite Nigella Lawson Drug Use Allegations

    LONDON -- ABC has said it has no plans to cancel cooking show "The Taste," despite allegations of substantial drug use made against one of the show's stars, Nigella Lawson, in a London court on Tuesday. A second season of the U.S. show, in which Lawson...
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets back into ring with a heavy challenge

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets back into ring with a heavy challenge
    The wait — and weight — is over for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In September 2012, Chavez lost a one-sided but dramatic fight to Argentina's Sergio Martinez, after which he was suspended for marijuana use. Saturday night, he climbs back into...
  • Voluntary drug testing to start at H.B. High

    A voluntary testing program is being rolled out this month at Huntington Beach High School in an effort to fight drug use among students. The school's Parent Teacher Student Assn. contracted with Hired Power — a Huntington Beach-based organization...