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A baby is removed from a home contaminated by a meth lab in 2002 (credit: North Metro Drug Task Force)

Push To Keep Drugs From Children Increases Penalties For Parents

A push to keep drugs away from children means harsher penalties for careless parents.

04/09/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

The Colorado and Washington chapters of the marijuana reform organization NORML have agreed to a cannabis-based bet to highlight the upcoming Super Bowl, which features respective teams from the two states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. (credit; CBS)

Pot Groups Wage Weed-Friendly Bets To Highlight Reform In Super Bowl States

The Colorado and Washington chapters of the marijuana reform organization NORML have agreed to a cannabis-based bet to highlight the upcoming Super Bowl, which features respective teams from the two states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana.

01/26/2014

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New Drug Is Legal But Might Not Be Safe

After recent crackdowns on Spice, a new drug called kratom is filling the void left on store shelves as the next “legal high.”

11/15/2013

Some of the medical marijuana seized in a different state that came from Colorado (credit: North Metro Drug Task Force)

Colorado Medical Marijuana Supplying Illegal Drugs To Other States

Drug enforcement officers believe Colorado is on the brink of becoming the epicenter for illegal pot sales.

08/03/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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State Lawmakers Prepare To Debate Variety Of Bills In 2012 Session

In the first three days of the 2012 legislative session, state lawmakers have introduced nearly 150 bills. The legislation includes everything from homeowners associations to school discipline to red-light cameras.

01/13/2012