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Report: 70% Of Americans On Prescription Drugs

The Mayo Clinic has reported that nearly 70% of Americans are taking at least one prescription drug and more than 50% are on at least two prescriptions. Twenty percent are on at least five prescription drugs. The study is uncovering important information on how drugs are used in this country....

Drunk Robber Wears Clear Bag Over His Head During Crime

Two drunk men tried to hold up a gas station, but were foiled by the store clerk. One of the robbers, Jamie Neil, 41, wore a clear, see-through plastic bag over his head when he attempted to hold up and steal from a gas station at St. Austell, Cornwall in...

Four States “Significantly Positive” For Latino Success At Drug Treatment Centers

According to a recent study, four states—Florida, Texas, Kansas and Oregon have minority success rates significantly positive for Latinos in relation to white clients for completing drug abuse treatment programs. A University of Iowa study, which was published in the May Drug and Alcohol Dependence journal, found that were wide...

NY Senator Wants To Cut College Student Prescription Drug Abuse

The number of students taking prescription drugs such as Adderall and Ritalin, is on the rise at New York colleges. New York Senator Chuck Schumer is asking for new regulations that require students to have a health evaluation by a school clinic or outside health facility if they will be...

Fourth Grade Teacher Drunk During Field Trip

Wisconsin elementary school teacher, Maria Caya, vomited and passed out while on a field trip with her school’s fourth grade students. According to WISC TV,  Caya, who teaches at Washington Elementary School in Janesville, was one of several teachers watching the students on their trip to a bowling alley. She...

Army Lieutenant Colonel Writes Of Military Alcoholism

A female army officer, Elizabeth Robbins, has written an article stating there is high level of alcohol abuse in the military, which has led to increased cases of sexual assault. Writing for The Washington Post, Army Lieutenant Colonel Elizabeth Robbins stated that there is a definite connection between the alcohol...

Dangerous Designer Drugs Dodge Legal System

New, illegally manufactured drugs are using deceptive packaging to skirt drug laws. The distribution of these synthetic stimulants  has become a nightmare for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to prosecute, but the agency is well aware that this is a problem in the United States. Drug abusers called “psychonauts” are...

Celebrities and Executives Hire Companions To Stay Sober

Sober companions have been helping celebrities stay away from their addictions and vices. In a latest trend, top New York executives are utilizing their own companions to stay sober, but are experiencing mixed results. To preserve their sobriety, Hollywood actors and actresses have been hiring the services of companions who...

New Designer Stimulants Drug Emerges As A Growing National Problem

Sold as bath salts, stain removers and other household products, new designer stimulants drugs also known as “bath salts” have become a growing problem for law enforcement agencies and in many instances, offer life threatening consequences for users. Over the last few years, use of designer stimulants has surfaced as...

Coming Soon? Roadside Drug Testing

A roadside breathalyzer test that would test drivers for many types of illegal drugs could soon be a reality. Swedish scientists have been conducting research and have identified 12 substances found in the breath of those who had taken drugs in the previous 24 hours. The roadside testing would cover...

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