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More US teens may be facing depression: Here's why

Across the U.S., there's been an uptick in the percentage of teens who are having episodes of depression, a new report finds.<p>From 2013 to 2014, about one in nine teens in the United States had a major depressive episode, up from about one in 10 teens from 2012 to 2013, the researchers found. …

Mysterious object near Neptune just made space a lot weirder

With each new space discovery, we realize how much we still don’t know about the solar system. Astronomers recently detected a mysterious object near …

Why Cocaine Turns People into Jerks, a Simple Explanation

We asked a scientist about the physical process that turns nice, normal people into assholes after they've done a couple lines.<p>Cocaine's a funny drug, isn't it? I can't think of any other substance—bar maybe alcohol—with the power to turn a relatively nice, normal human being into an absolute …

Humans Apparently Discovered Weed 10,000 Years Ago

Looks like our ancestors knew how to party.<p>Scientists from the German Archaeological Institute have published a report showing what they believe to …

Why Isn't The Republican Party Supporting Medical Marijuana?

Considering Donald Trump has said he supports medical marijuana, and so have several other top Republicans, it seems strange to me that medical marijuana is not part of the Republican Party's platform this year. That's not to say there weren't efforts to make it part of the platform, but they …

Olympia bar owner: Weed smoking is welcome, state can 'go to Hell'

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A controversial Olympia sports bar recently had its liquor license suspended for allowing patrons to smoke marijuana, but the bar's …

Is secondhand cannabis smoke as bad for you as secondhand cigarette smoke?

Most of us have sat in university living rooms surrounded by spliff-stupefied stoners at some point or other. Some of us still do.<p>But are we running …

Weed tampons are now a thing to solve all your period pains

Yes, you read that title right. People are starting to use tampons made of marijuana to help alleviate menstrual cramps.<p>Foria Relief is selling these new creations for $44 for a four-marijuana-tampon-pack. The tampons, according to the cannabis company, are made of 'all natural' ingredients, which …

Public Health

Retired NFL player begins writing cannabis column, says “I am worried about my NFL family”

<i>Editor’s note: Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe made headlines in March 2016 when he became the first active NFL player to</i> …

America's First Cannabis Cocktail Mixer Makes Its Splashy Debut

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Comparing sexual experiences related to alcohol and marijuana use among adults

NYU researchers asked participants about their behaviors before, during, and after sex while under the influence of marijuana and alcohol<p>A new study, …

Marijuana Is a Natural Aphrodisiac—If You Don't Get Too Dang High

Men: Maybe don't eat that 120 mg weed edible if you don't want a crippling stoner boner.<p>Cannabis is commonly considered a natural aphrodisiac, but is it possible that too much weed could get in the way of getting it on?<p>A recent query to Leafly, an online encyclopedia of cannabis strains, came from …

Police: Woman flew into Nashville with 44 pounds of pot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a woman flew into Nashville with nearly 45 pounds of marijuana inside her suitcases.<p>News outlets report that …

​Women and Weed: The Re-Emergence of Female Cannabis Culture

Men have completely dominated weed culture for years, but thanks to the internet and changing legislation, women are finally taking centre stage.<p>Having spent a large amount of my youth at a Church of England all girls' school, I had decided drugs were evil. Take one toke on a spliff and it would be …

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Legislation that aims to revamp an outdated music-licensing system and help songwriters get paid more won the unanimous approval of the Senate …

Three heroin deaths, one dealer: 'She sold it to them knowing it was bad'

Beverly Burrell is in jail, but the men’s mothers are saddled with heartache.

Drug Addiction

Heroin Frequently Asked Questions

Although heroin abuse has trended downward for several years, it has regained popularity in the aftermath of the government's crackdown on …

5 Things More Addictive Than Heroin

IRELAND is seeing a rise is deaths as a result of drug overdoses, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun in our addiction free bubble and …

US War In Afghanistan Is Fueling Global Heroin Epidemic & Enabling The Drug Trade

<b>MINNEAPOLIS</b> — The “War on Drugs” and the “War on Terror” are more intertwined than that media and our elected officials would like us to think.<p>And …

Police: Couple Passed out From Heroin in Hot Car With Small Child

A North Carolina couple has been accused of injecting heroin while a baby was still in the vehicle.<p>Salisbury Police officer O.M. Szentpaly was at a …

North Carolina

No End in Sight: The Abuse of Prescription Narcotics

Editor’s Note:<p><i>From teenagers dying from heroin overdoses to crime tied to Vicodin and OxyContin addiction to road fatalities in which sedatives and</i> …

The city where Democrats are holding their national convention has become a 'mecca' for heroin users

The Democratic Party will meet in Philadelphia this week for its national convention amid an increasingly contentious political environment.<p>But the convention will also take place against the backdrop of a more sinister American phenomenon: Philadelphia has become a hub for the heroin epidemic that …

Democratic National Convention

A Psychedelic Can Cure Heroin Withdrawal

But it can’t cure addiction.<p>At a shamanic ceremony in Mexico, an initiate is deep in his psychedelic visions. Some sort of wreath is placed on his head and the incessant rattling of indigenous instruments strengthens the trance. Candlelight flickers over a puke bucket as the drugged vision-seeker …

Mental Health

Drug addict shown shocking footage of herself high on heroin to persuade her to get help

A drug addict was shown shocking footage of her high on heroin to try and scare her into getting help.<p>In the repeat which aired last year, Leah …

B.C. woman found with $2M worth of heroin in California, police say

MODESTO, Calif. - Police in Central California say they arrested a Canadian woman allegedly carrying 38 kilograms of heroin after a police dog …

Canadian woman suspected of transporting 83 pounds of heroin is arrested on Central California highway

A Canadian woman traveling through Central California was arrested after a police dog found $2-million worth of heroin in her pickup truck, police said.<p>Kathleen Landry, 63, was stopped by a drug interdiction officer and his narcotics-sniffing dog, Cash, on a traffic violation while she was driving …

New East End clinic utilizing medication-assisted treatment with Suboxone to combat heroin epidemic

A new drug addiction treatment facility has opened in the East End of Louisville to help combat the region’s growing heroin epidemic. The clinic will …

Health Care