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Chicago Mayor Pushing For Relaxed Drug Laws Statewide

By McCarton Ackerman

Not just content with marijuana, Rahm Emanuel wants to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of all controlled substances. MORE  

Montana Judge Dismisses Drug Charges Against Pregnant Woman

By McCarton Ackerman

Judge Jeffrey Langton said prosecuting Casey Gloria Allen would create a "slippery slope" for charging pregnant women for all kinds of "unhealthy" behavior. MORE  

Man Faces Life Sentence for Killing Girlfriend He Met In AA

By McCarton Ackerman

Eric Earle was found guilty of smothering Karla Brada with a pillow after beating her during an argument. MORE  

Kentucky Grapples With Rise In NAS Babies

By McCarton Ackerman

Neonatal units have seen a sharp increase in babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome. MORE  

Stephen Fry Opens Up About 15-Year Cocaine Habit

By McCarton Ackerman

The British comedian opened up about his addiction in his new autobiography. MORE  

GOP Candidate Walks Back Proposal to Drug Test Officials

By McCarton Ackerman

The Republican Party's candidate for governor in California later claimed that he was kidding about the proposal after being roundly criticized. MORE  

Fraternity Accused of Spiking Drinks With Date Rape Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

Police investigated the Tau Kappa Epsilon house at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee after three women were hospitalized. MORE  

Diego Maradona Admits Past Drug Use Has Caught Up to Him

By McCarton Ackerman

The Argentinian soccer legend admitted that his cocaine and alcohol abuse hindered his potential while damaging his health. MORE  

South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

By McCarton Ackerman

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training. MORE  

Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

By McCarton Ackerman

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling. MORE  

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