“The strongest association was found in adults who started marijuana use before age 15,” researchers say.
A naked man, who was high on drugs, punched an officer and tried to steal a police car in South Jersey, police said.
A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.
One case is confirmed and several more are thought probable cases attributed to the synthetic opioid.
One of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.
The research spans 20 years and looked at a sample of nearly 12 million students nationwide.
Think lighting up a joint every now and then is harmless? New research out of Northwestern University and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School appears to dispute that belief.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has seized yet another illegal khat shipment at the international courier express facility near Philadelphia International Airport.
The officers conducted a five day operation, resulting in the arrest 39 people and the seizure of more than 13,000 bags of heroin.
Richard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.
An eastern Pennsylvania man charged with killing two men during a botched drug deal has been arrested in New York City after several months on the lam.
New Jersey’s U.S. attorney’s office says those charged are allegedly members and suppliers of an organization that distributed heroin and cocaine throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.
The arrests are the result of “Operation China White,” a joint investigation led by New Jersey State Police, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.