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2009-08-12 16:31:35

The girlfriend of actor Michael Douglas's son is accused of smuggling heroin to him while he was under home detention in New York, court papers revealed. The federal complaint said a security guard reported hearing Cameron Douglas asking for a toothbrush, which his girlfriend, Kelly Sott, delivered.

2009-08-10 11:33:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 17 members of the US State Department's Washington Foreign Press Center brought 10 foreign journalists to The Council on Alcohol and Drugs, a drug prevention agency in Atlanta.

2009-07-29 05:00:00

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- John, a Narconon graduate and Drug Prevention Specialist, like many, did not start out with a drug-free life.

2009-07-27 11:21:00

WASHINGTON and BALTIMORE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "With 20.8 million Americans needing treatment but unable to get it, Congress should double the $5 billion currently budgeted for treatment and prevention," say former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Bob Weiner and analyst Zoe Pagonis.

2009-07-15 15:49:14

A team of researchers has mapped patterns of illicit drug use across the state of Oregon using a method of sampling municipal wastewater before it is treated.

2009-07-08 16:10:00

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Narconon drug rehab program has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction.

2009-05-29 14:26:14

A donation to a thrift store in Jefferson County, Mo., resulted in the discovery of a methamphetamine lab, police say. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies said a large meth lab was discovered in Hillsboro, Mo., after a worker at a thrift store informed authorities a bag half-filled with a crystal-like substance was found in a donated item of clothing, the St.

2009-05-27 23:01:00

Of Every Federal And State Dollar Spent, 96 Cents Goes to Shovel up Wreckage of Illness, Crime, Social Ills; Only 2 Cents Goes to Prevention and Treatment WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Substance abuse and addiction cost federal, state and local governments at least $467.7 billion in 2005, according to Shoveling Up II: The Impact of Substance Abuse on Federal, State and Local Budgets, a new 287-page report released today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse...

2009-05-16 14:50:05

Critics say paying drug dealers to answer a research questionnaire in a London borough crime study is wrong, but city officials point to its results. Some, including police officers and their union, were outraged at revelations that the Lambeth Council paid $35 fees to drug dealers to answer questions, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. If the council pays for information which leads to people being arrested and convicted, I would have no problem with that.

2009-05-11 08:59:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University commends the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) for its report State of the Internet: NABP Position Paper on the Continued Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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