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The Alarming Spread of Prescription Drug Deaths Across the U.S.

Study Drugs: Most Parents Unaware When Teens Take Stimulants Without Prescription

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer<p>Published: 05/20/2013 12:47 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Many parents are not aware that their teenage children abuse "study drugs," a new poll suggests.<p>In the poll, just 1 percent of parents said their teenage children had taken drugs such as Adderall or …

Drug Take-Back Day in Rumson Saturday

Got unused or expired medications in your medicine cabinet?<p>You can get rid of them safely, keeping them out of the hands of exploring children or …

Personal Information

DEA Announces Collection Results from Drug Take-Back Day

In Murrieta and Temecula, residents turned a total of 271 pounds to their local police departments on Oct. 26.<p>Murrieta residents turned in 122 pounds …

Los Angeles

Glendale area agencies organize drug take-back

Glendale-area residents looking to get rid of expired, unused or unwanted medications can do so anonymously Saturday by dropping them off at various pharmacies.<p>The Crescenta Valley Drug & Alcohol Prevention Coalition has teamed up with local and federal law enforcement agencies to organize the drug …

The New War On Drugs: Prescription Meds | The Safety Report

Drug abuse now kills more Americans per year than homicide or car accidents and is now the fastest-growing cause of accidental death in the U.S., according to recent studies. But the term “drug abuse” is broad. If you delve a bit deeper, you’ll see that much of this war is now fought on different …

Gov. Brown signs 2 of 3 bills fighting prescription drug abuse

The governor says he backs the idea of requiring coroners to report prescription drug deaths to the medical board, but vetoed it over the cost. Supporters say that third piece was key.<p>September 27, 2013|By Scott Glover and Lisa Girion<p>The two bills signed by Gov. Brown are aimed at giving …

California Prison Policy Bucks National Push For Sentencing Reform

Susan Burton understands the challenges faced by people convicted of drug offenses better than many. A community organizer from Los Angeles who runs homes for women returning from prison and jail, Burton spent years behind bars for six separate charges of drug possession. “An 18-month term, a …

California Prison Reformers: Release Elderly Prisoners To Ease Overcrowded Facilities

If California releases more elderly prisoners, the state might be able to comply with a federal court order to ease overcrowding in its prisons, prison-reform advocates say. The state also could meet that requirement by releasing thousands of prisoners who have received substance-abuse counseling, …

Heroin Hits Home: The Deadly Drug Invades America's Schools

<b>By Julia Rubin</b><p>"What have I become?" 23-year-old Andrew Jones asked his mom shortly before he died. "What's happened to me?" A star high school athlete who went on to play Division I football for Missouri State University, Andrew was an honors student whom friends described as outgoing, charismatic, …

Gay Florida Teen Back in Jail for Relationship With Underage Girlfriend

Florida teen Kaitlyn Hunt is behind bars again today after authorities charged her with sending lewd photos and videos of herself to her underage …

Crime

Canadian Teens Allegedly Started Fire So They Could Visit Friend In Jail

Two teens in an isolated Manitoba, Canada, community are accused of intentionally setting fire to a Royal Canadian Mounted Police station.<p>The reasoning? So they'd be flown to a Winnipeg youth jail and visit a friend, who's also facing arson charges.<p>Read more on msnNOW.com

Feds: State youth prison had high rate of sex assault

More than 1 in 5 juveniles at a now-defunct Joliet youth prison reported being victims of sexual assault, one of the highest rates in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.<p>Survey results said 21 percent of inmates at Illinois Youth Center-Joliet, a …

Georgia To Close Private Prison Where Youth Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The state of Georgia will close a juvenile jail where a federal report found an extremely high rate of youth alleging sexual misconduct by staff, ending a nearly 15-year contract with the facility's troubled private prison operator.<p>A spokesman for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice wrote in …