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New Survey Reveals More Teenagers Try Drugs and Alcohol During the Summer

While the summer months are supposed to fun and a much needed break from the previous school year, a new survey finds that many teens are using their summer vacation to try drugs and alcohol.

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‘Miami Cannibal’ Was High on Pot, Not Bath Salts

“Miami Cannibal” Rudy Eugene may have been having a psychotic episode when he stripped naked and started chewing on the face of homeless man Ronald Poppo. But the 31-year-old’s behavior wasn’t triggered by the drug known as “bath salts,” as many have suggested.

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Is Ecstasy Bad for You? Canadian Researcher Says, ‘Heck, No!’

It is not often that a health care professional advocates for a drug which has been known to cause extreme bouts of paranoia, frightening hallucinations and the occasional death.

So, when it does happen, it’s news.

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Man Pays for Denny’s Breakfast With Sack of Marijuana

Sometimes when you’ve got a terrible case of the “munchies,” but not a lot of money in your pocket, you just can’t be stopped from doing something pretty rash. The body needs nourishment, after all, and you don’t want to walk around with a growling stomach all night. You’ve got to eat.

A gentleman from Niagara Falls, NY, was faced with just such a dilemma due to his snack cravings. He wanted some food, but apparently didn’t have enough cash to pay for his meal.

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Should Cocaine Be Legalized? — Survey of the Day

Marijuana legalization has never been more popular in the United States, with opinion polls consistently finding that about 50 percent of Americans are now in favor of making pot legal.

That sentiment, however, doesn’t seem to extend to harder drugs like cocaine.

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4 Year Old Boy From Jacksonville, Florida Hospitalized After Eating Drugs

A 4 Year Old boy from Jacksonville, Florida was hospitalized after he ate an aluminum package with drugs in it. The child was in the care of his grandmother at the time.

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Government Welfare Program – Should There Be Time Limits & Drug Tests? [POLLS]

This is a hugely controversial subject and this article is written to get feedback from you, the American Citizen. Take a look at the information and questions presented below and take the polls to voice what you think is the proper direction for the US Welfare system.

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Court Upholds Warrantless Searching Of Cell Phones

You cell phone says a lot of things and it says them all about you.  This is great as long as the FBI isn't the one doing the listening.

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CDC: HIV Rate Among Intravenous Drug Users Falls

Though HIV infections among intravenous drug users is down, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds HIV testing is down and needle-sharing remains high.

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Could Taking Sleeping Pills Be Hazardous to Your Health?

Popular prescription sleeping pills like Ambien and Lunesta may increase the risk of developing cancer and premature death, according to a study published in the medical journal BMJ Open.

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