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Illegal Drug Use

Test and Report: Bad for Children and Families

Emma S. Ketteringham | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Emma S. Ketteringham

Rather than urge the state to funnel more children into an already overwhelmed foster care system, states should be encouraged to address the factors that are more directly related to adverse outcomes for children.

Really, Is Marijuana Use OK?

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Arzu Kaya Uranli

*That [marijuana] is not a drug. It's a leaf." Arnold Schwarzenegger A few months ago, a very close friend of mine called me in tears. She said polic...

Who Is a 'Criminal?' Exclusion of Vulnerable Groups From International AIDS Conference Nothing to Celebrate

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 10.01.2012 | Crime
Marianne Mollmann

Our concept of what is criminal is relative and fluid at best.

Police Nab Drug-Smuggling Pigeon

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Call it a case of high-flying criminal ingenuity: Colombia police captured a carrier pigeon trying to fly into a Bucarmanga jail with marijuana and co...

Illegal Drug Use Up Sharply Last Year

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The rate of illegal drug use rose last year to the highest level in nearly a decade, fueled by a sharp increase in marijuana use an...