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Maryland Senate Broadens New Medical Marijuana Law

By Shawn Dwyer

The Old Line State has crossed over into a new realm by expanding access to medical marijuana. MORE  

Michigan Senate Approves Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite the stigmatization of welfare recipients and the failure of testing programs in other states, Michigan went ahead and passed the bill anyway. MORE  

Alabama Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

By Shawn Dwyer

In a unanimous vote in both the house and senate, Alabama lawmakers have paved the way for doctors to prescribe medical-grade CBD. MORE  

Senate Investigates Rx Drug Conspiracy

By Valerie Tejeda

Investigators seek to find who's been paying to publish misleading information about opioids and boost sales. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 26, 2012

By Luke Walker

Zetas now Mexico's biggest cartel, Senate passes strict synthetic drug trafficking laws, and Half of all UK drug dealers avoid jail. MORE  

Inhalable Caffeine Gets Bad Buzz

By Luke Walker

An amped-up new aerosol spray aimed at club kids is giving one senator the jitters. MORE  

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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