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No Alcohol or Drugs In Robin Williams' System During Suicide

By Victoria Kim

The Marin County Sheriff’s office confirmed last Friday that the actor-comedian was sober at the time of his death. MORE  

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

By Victoria Kim

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

Wisconsin State Rep. Opens Up About Daughter's Drug Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Representative John Nygren has been fighting substance abuse both in the state assembly and at home. MORE  

Researchers Link Child Abuse to Higher Risk of Relapse

By John Lavitt

Addicts with a history of abuse as children could have a greater chance of relapsing while in early recovery. MORE  

CNN Special Examines Addiction In LDS Church

By McCarton Ackerman

The documentary special examines whether or not strict Mormon teachings can lead to substance abuse. MORE  

Kew Gardens Increases Tourism With Drug-Themed Exhibit

By McCarton Ackerman

A new drug-themed exhibition in London has drawn criticism for promoting drug use. MORE  

Drugs Threaten New $11.5 Million Housing for Veterans

By Desiree Bowie

VanKeuren Square in upstate New York offered homeless veterans a new chance, but became a threat to those in the early stages of recovery. MORE  

New Study Disproves So-Called 'Cross-Addiction' Myth

By Victoria Kim

People who overcome one addiction are less prone to developing another. MORE  

Virginia AG Determined to Tackle Opiate Addiction Problem

By Victoria Kim

With overdoses skyrocketing in the Commonwealth, Mark Herring wants more accountability from dealers and doctors. MORE  

Study Shows Weed Addiction in Teens Might Actually Be Real

By Brent McCluskey

Participants who frequently smoked weed reported symptoms of withdrawal, including anxiety, irritability, and depression. MORE  

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Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

Whether it's Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

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Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

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Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

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