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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Napa State Hospital workers get improved alarm system

     
    The Department of State Hospitals this week began replacing the lanyards used by employees at Napa’s psychiatric facility to carry personal alarms with a new design that poses no risk of strangulation, officials said. Demands for an improved alarm...
  • Tennis ump accused of killing husband must provide DNA sample

     
    Attorneys for U.S. Open tennis umpire Lois Goodman, charged with killing her husband with a broken coffee cup, failed Wednesday in a bid to stop police from getting a sample of her DNA....
  • Josh Shipp brings his teen-taming ways to Lifetime’s “Teen Trouble”

     
    Josh Shipp should have grown up a thug. Abandoned at birth and shuttled from one abusive foster home to the next, he was suicidal and addicted by the time he hit adolescence. Instead, thanks to the intercession of his final set of foster parents who...
  • Appeals court upholds drug testing injunction

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower-court decision to stop enforcement of a state law that drug tests people applying for welfare. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals court wrote in its opinion that there was no concrete...
  • L.A. police target 'knock-knock' burglars on Westside, Valley

     
    Los Angeles police searched seven locations Wednesday, including a bank and several pawn shops, searching for evidence in connection with so-called knock-knock burglars who have been targeting affluent neighborhoods....
  • Athletes only too happy to be 'lab rats'

    Athletes only too happy to be 'lab rats'
    After discovering that a promising new drug caused multiple types of cancer in lab animals, the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline stopped developing the compound. But the failed experimental drug, called GW501516, is making a comeback in another...
  • Lindsay Lohan's arrest comes after critique of Amanda Bynes

     
    Lindsay Lohan went on Twitter to criticize the driving of actress Amanda Bynes, who has been cited for several driving mishaps in the Los Angeles area. Now Lohan is facing more trouble of her own....
  • Lindsay Lohan's arrest could bring more punishment in L.A.

     
    Lindsay Lohan's arrest this week in New York could mean more legal troubles for the star back in Los Angeles. Police say Lohan clipped a pedestrian and fled. But Lohan's spokesman said the incident has been blown out of proportion......
  • Gov. Tom Corbett says failed drug tests keeping people from working

     
    Yo! Gov. Tom Corbett is catching a ton of flak across the state and nation for saying employers are having trouble finding qualified workers because so many fail drug tests. But is Corbett wrong? Democrats think he is – but......
  • Medicinal pot is coming. Why it's not time to worry

     
    If it goes through, we'll see a trade-off. Increases in addiction, crime and family dissolution along with assorted benefits. But enough about the proposed expansion of casino gambling in Illinois. Today I want to talk about the inevitability of...
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series: Photo Gallery

     
    Allegations of performance-enhancing drug use aren't good if you're Lance Armstrong, but for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series ??? called "the SLS on steroids" ??? it's a compliment. The racecar-inspired coupe, which debuted at the 2012 L.A....
  • Trayvon on trial

     
    The story: New evidence in George Zimmerman case: Trayvon texted about being a fighter, smoking marijuana The meat: Defense attorneys in the George Zimmerman case today released evidence they discovered on Trayvon Martin's cell phone, including text...