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“Drugs and Alcohol”

May 28, 2015 07:26 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Flakka isn't the first fly-by-night drug with a silly name to dive into the club scene one night and splash out on to headlines the next day.
Feb 17, 2015 11:27 AM ET // AFP
Regular pot smokers are at five times more risk for developing severe mental health issues, says a new study. Continue reading →
Nov 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Using marijuana daily for four years or longer may be related to certain changes in the brain, according to new research.
Aug 19, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A pot-selling machine in Colorado lets users discretely take away bud and a little snack.
Apr 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Was Kurt Cobain’s profession as a musician a risk factor?
Feb 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was discovered dead on Sunday with a needle in his arm, the apparent heroin overdose underscored the new dangers of the drug.
Jan 17, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Zero tolerance may be the best policy for drinking and driving, suggests a new large-scale study. Continue reading →
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