| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Now that Washington voters have approved Initiative 502, adults more than 21 years of age can legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana for personal use beginning Dec. 6.
To help residents understand what is allowed and what isn't under the initiative,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Friends and family members of a recently deceased, drug-addicted teen who attended Huntington Beach High School urged the City Council on Monday to work with schools in combating drug use among youths.
"You guys have to do something about it," said an...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had weight loss surgery reported greater alcohol use two years after their procedures than in the weeks beforehand, in a new study.
"This is perhaps a risk. I don't think it should deter people from having surgery,...
| Mar 27, 2013
As the nation's capital prepares to open its first legal medicinal marijuana dispensary and Sen. Rand Paul's call for legalization basks in bipartisan praise, it's time for President Barack Obama to clear the air around his own passive-aggressive...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Sacramento Police say the owner of Royal Pizza used marijuana to entice minors into sexual behavior.
John Julian Martinez, 42, was arrested Monday. Investigators believe Martinez was doing this since his business opened two years ago on Northgate...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:31 PM
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday night it will strip Lance Armstrong of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles after he declared he was finished fighting the drug charges that threaten his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists of all...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Lance Armstrong’s decision to give up his fight against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s allegations against him – which has resulted in his being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from the sport – has led to lots...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:51 AM
As they approach their 40th birthdays, adults who smoked marijuana early and often in life face a higher likelihood of sheering off IQ points and performing more poorly on tests of reasoning, attention and memory than those who smoked pot less often, says...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:36 PM
(Reuters) - Young men who had smoked marijuana recreationally were twice as likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer than men who have never used marijuana, according to a U.S. study.
Researchers whose findings appeared in the journal Cancer said...
| Jul 9, 2011
Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93.
Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
| Sep 3, 2010
Marijuana is thought by some to be a gateway drug among young people who eventually go on to try stronger substances. But that may be the exception rather than the rule, a new study finds.
Researchers from the University of New Hampshire looked at data...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:53 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Police arrested an assistant high school baseball coach Monday, accusing him of smoking marijuana with teenage students on a trip to a Dodger game.
LAPD detectives arrested Kennedy High School assistant coach Pedro Cruz...