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Marijuana Use

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  • Will pot laws go up in smoke?

    Will pot laws go up in smoke?
    Judging from recent history, any young person who aspires to be president should be aware that certain attributes seem to be critical. You have to be male. You have to have an Ivy League degree. You have to have been a governor or senator. And, don't...
  • Where There's Smoke: School District concerned about changing perceptions of marijuana

    Where There's Smoke: School District concerned about changing perceptions of marijuana
    High School is beginning to take on a life of it's own in Roanoke County. "I've heard that there are some people who do end up coming to school high." Sally Greenberg is a freshman at Hidden Valley High School and she's noticed that more and more of...
  • The war on pot is no safe bet

    The war on pot is no safe bet
    As recreational drugs go, marijuana is relatively benign. Unlike alcohol, it doesn't stimulate violence or destroy livers. Unlike tobacco, it doesn't cause lung cancer and heart disease. The worst you can say is that it produces intense, unreasoning...
  • Bieber Fans Take Devotion to a Disturbing New Level

    Bieber Fans Take Devotion to a Disturbing New Level
    Obsessive fans have always been known to go to extremes to get the attention of their idols, but Justin Bieber fans have taken their devotion to a disturbing and horrifying level this week. After Bieber was photographed smoking marijuana in California,...
  • Goddard beats national trends for marijuana use

    Goddard beats national trends for marijuana use
    Americans use marijuana more than any other illegal drug according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  And the number of teens using it has grown in recent years.  But a local school district has the numbers going in the opposite direction. Most...
  • SPD's guide to legal marijuana use in Seattle

    SPD's guide to legal marijuana use in Seattle
    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,...
  • Betty Ford dies at 93; former first lady

    Betty Ford dies at 93; former first lady
    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...
  • White and mixed-race youths rank high in alcohol, substance abuse

    White and mixed-race youths rank high in alcohol, substance abuse
    The first-ever survey of adolescent alcohol and drug abuse to recognize youths of mixed race or ethnicity has found that such kids hover closest to white adolescents in the rate at which they suffer substance abuse disorders. That is not reassuring,...
  • Parents now learning about "spice" -- a rising alternative to smoking pot

    Parents now learning about "spice" -- a rising alternative to smoking pot
    YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago. Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
  • PREVIOUS CONTENT: More teens abusing prescription drugs

    <b>PREVIOUS CONTENT:</b> More teens abusing prescription drugs
    Parents worried about drug use in their teenage children need look no farther than the medicine cabinet. A study from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine showed that teens are abusing prescription drugs at a higher rate than ever. "Teens are...
  • Committee recommends lesser penalties for pot possession

     
    An ordinance that would lessen penalties for those in Evanston caught with 10 grams or less of marijuana has received initial approval from a city …...
  • Study: 19% of Teens Have Driven High

     
    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out, the game changes. With my oldest daughter preparing for middle school next year, I feel like I have a pretty firm grip on the perils of upper elementary:......