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Veteran Treatment Courts Helping Returning Soldiers Overcome Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Roughly one out of six veterans returning from Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from drug or alcohol addiction. MORE  

Texas Will Keep Pushing For Welfare Drug Testing

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overwhelming evidence that drug testing welfare recipients doesn't work, the Lone Star State will push ahead with its own program anyway. MORE  

NYC Will No Longer Make Arrests For Low-Level Pot Possession

By McCarton Ackerman

Though technically still illegal, marijuana possession will now finally be treated as a minor crime. MORE  

Medical Marijuana Company Could Address NFL Head Injury Issues With New Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

KannaLife Sciences has teamed up with former player Marvin Washington to raise awareness for a potentially beneficial drug to protect against CTE. MORE  

College Student Takes Bad Molly, Jacks Ambulance, Then Himself

By McCarton Ackerman

Stefan Sortland capped off a cocaine- and ecstasy-fueled Halloween by masturbating while in jail on an assortment of charges. MORE  

Pregnant Woman Avoids Child Endangerment Charge After Positive Drug Test

By McCarton Ackerman

Though Casey Allen avoided prosecution for allegedly endangering her unborn child, she still remains behind bars on drug charges. MORE  

Texting While Driving Study Compares Phone Use To Drug Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

While almost everybody knows texting and driving is dangerous, a lot of people still do it anyway. MORE  

Silk Road 2.0 Operator Arrested, Faces 10 Years Behind Bars

By McCarton Ackerman

Blake Benthall was generating $8 million per month in revenues before federal authorities arrested him. MORE  

Uber's 'Price Surging' Policy Accused of Manipulating Drunk People

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite the controversy surrounding one woman's overinflated bill, Uber has laid claiming to reducing drunk driving in major U.S. cities. MORE  

First-Ever Synthetic Drug Sniffing Dog Will Soon Report For Duty

By McCarton Ackerman

The dog was donated by a local Atlanta family who lost their 14-year-old son to synthetic drugs. MORE  

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