Last updated: March 24, 2019 2:06 PM

Drug Test News Report

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Man arrested after police find cocaine during traffic stop on Route 10 in Northfield

Boston Globe - 1 hour ago

Here's the difference between CBD and THC

Mashable - 1 hour ago

Program aims to quickly connect people to drug treatment

Washington Times - 3 hours ago

The 12-year-old girl hooked on cocaine who had an abortion at 13 after being abused by man twice her age

WalesOnline - 3 hours ago

Doctors facing probe for misprescribing opioids

Daily Express - 4 hours ago

Adachi's death caused by cocaine and alcohol use, autopsy finds

San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago

Our Views: In La. opioid crisis, key players get involved

The Advocate - 6 hours ago

Beto calls for nationwide marijuana legalization: 'Why are we still arresting and jailing people?'

Washington Times - 7 hours ago

Far-right Leader Says Won't Join Next Israeli Government Unless It Agrees to Legalize Marijuana

Haaretz - 7 hours ago

ANF arrests dual national woman for allegedly attempting to smuggle heroin from Islamabad

Dawn - 7 hours ago

Federal lawsuit filed against Sackler family over opioid crisis

CNN - 8 hours ago

Revealed -- 'Alarming' cocaine use at Wembley for England vs Czech Republic

Telegraph UK - 8 hours ago

Springfield police find heroin stash in child's car seat

Boston Herald - 8 hours ago

Brookline recreational marijuana shop opening not the 'apocalypse' predicted

Boston Globe - 10 hours ago

Museum won't accept gifts from makers of opioid

ABC News - 10 hours ago

Woman claims to not know she was providing Pierre Taki with cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 11 hours ago

Snapshot | Tweets of the Week: JK Rowling, @DevinCow, and opioids - The Boston Globe

Boston Globe - 12 hours ago

UP school with marijuana program to spend $1M on equipment

<p>SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Lake Superior State University in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has agreed to spend $1 million on chemistry equipment, partly to stock the school's new cannabis chemistry program.</p> <p>The equipment will be housed in the Center for Cannabis Science, although students in other chemistry fields will use it, too. Vice President Morrie Walworth says Agilent Technologies came up with a "phenomenal proposal" for the school.

San Francisco Chronicle - 13 hours ago

Don't give drugmakers another pass on opioid fee

Star Tribune - 18 hours ago

More on marijuana

Boston Globe - 19 hours ago

Dr. Marc Siegel: Pot use and the awful problem of marijuana-induced psychosis (and why it is on the rise)

Fox News - 21 hours ago

Guggenheim Rejects Opioid-Family Money. But These Museums Are Still Taking It.

Mother Jones - 23 hours ago

Norway to give 400 addicts free heroin to 'improve quality of life'

Independent UK - 1 day ago

Rhode Island awarded $6.5M to fight opioid addiction

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 1 day ago

Equity is still a missing piece in the legal marijuana retail puzzle

Boston Globe - 1 day ago

From the hospital to the shelter and back again: Homeless B.C. seniors caught in heartbreaking shuffle -- At the convergence of the opioid crisis, mental health crisis, housing crisis and a rapidly aging population are vulnerable seniors like Melanie Keays of Surrey, B.C., who are bounced between emergency rooms and homeless shelters — sometimes twice in one day. And while hospitals say the patients they discharge are 'medically stable,' shelters say they're too sick for staff to care for.

Toronto Star - 1 day ago

SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi's death caused by cocaine and alcohol use, autopsy finds

SF Gate - 1 day ago

Three Dominicans nabbed with 1,140K of cocaine in Puerto Rico

Dominican Today - 1 day ago

Japanese cops: Surge in foreign tourists caused cocaine-related arrests to hit record in '17 | TokyoReporter

National Police Agency on Wednesday announced that the number of nationwide arrests for cocaine-related crimes hit a record in 2017, with the surge in foreign tourists believed to be the reason

Tokyo Reporter - 1 day ago

PGA Tour suspends Robert Garrigus for failed drug test

The Denver Post - 1 day ago

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died of cocaine...

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 1 day ago

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died of cocaine and alcohol toxicity, coroner finds

Cardiovascular disease was a contributing factor in Adachi’s death last month at 59. Local political leaders at the time celebrated the former candidate for San Francisco mayor as a champion of people who otherwise had no voice in the criminal justice system.

Los Angeles Times - 1 day ago

Golf - Garrigus suspended for drug abuse as Pieters leads way to impress Harrington - Robert Garrigus became the first player to be suspended for testing... - 1 day ago

Guggenheim Museum Says It Won’t Accept Gifts From Sackler Family

New York Times - 1 day ago

Stakes are high for governor as New Jersey nears vote on legalizing marijuana

Politico - 1 day ago

LSU-contracted company OK'd to grow medical marijuana in permanent facility

The Advocate - 1 day ago

Republicans ask Waters to delay vote on marijuana banking bill

Washington Times - 1 day ago

Key marijuana banking vote set for next week in Congress

Chicago Tribune - 1 day ago

Sackler family sued by 500 cities, counties and tribes over opioid epidemic

Localities from Alabama to Wisconsin claim the billionaire owners of Purdue Pharma enriched themselves while thousands died

CBS News - 1 day ago

The Newest Opioid Lawsuit Is Going Right After the Sackler Family

Gizmodo - 2 days ago

Tate Galleries Will Refuse Sackler Money Because of Opioid Links

New York Times - 2 days ago

Coast Guard seized 27,000 pounds of cocaine. Here's what that looks like

Miami Herald - 2 days ago

Coast Guard offloads 27,000 pounds of seized cocaine

Stars and Stripes - 2 days ago

US opioid epidemic: Study warns about 'third wave' of fentanyl

Aljazeera - 2 days ago

The Tate says it will no longer accept donations from the Sackler fa…

The Tate group of art galleries has shunned gifts from the billionaire Sackler family which owns the US pharmaceutical firm linked to the opioid crisis. It follows a decision by the National Portrait

Independent UK - 2 days ago

Marijuana Reform: Congress Should Follow Voters' Lead

International Business Times - 2 days ago

Medical marijuana industry using specialized security services

Oklahoman - 2 days ago

No to marijuana legalization, but yes to decriminalization [opinion]


Lancaster Online - 2 days ago

A-League player suspended by FFA over positive drug test

Australian Broadcasting Corp - 2 days ago


News 24 - 2 days ago

Woman, 48, accused of supplying cocaine to Denki Groove's Pierre Taki

Tokyo Reporter - 2 days ago

Police seize 800kg of cocaine in Guinea-Bissau

News 24 - 2 days ago

Majority of Illinois House members sign on as co-sponsors of resolution to slow process of legalizing marijuana

Chicago Tribune - 2 days ago

Three arrested in big heroin, fentanyl bust -- The men are accused of running a drug mill from a Harrison luxury apartment. Officials say the drugs are linked to 227 overdoses, including 84 deaths -- Crime

North Jersey - 2 days ago

CDC warns deaths soaring from third wave of opioid epidemic

A new CDC analysis shows deaths are soaring from the third wave of the crisis—involving the powerful synthetic painkiller drug fentanyl. African Americans in big cities like Baltimore are now suffering the most dramatic spike in overdoses.

NBC News - 2 days ago

Windfall, they said. Why Massachusetts marijuana tax collections are disappointing

Boston Globe - 2 days ago

Don't pin the opioid crisis just on Purdue. Blame big pharma, too | Chris McGreal

Guardian UK - 3 days ago

Some ADHD medications have DOUBLE the risk of psychosis, study finds

Daily Mail - 3 days ago

Video: Best opioid treatment? Approved medications -- Medication, behavioral support systems are needed to treat addiction, says Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

USA Today - 3 days ago

Who pressured WHO to put gaming on a par with drug addiction to help silence political dissent? Oh hi there, China

Register UK - 3 days ago

'They should be in jail with El Chapo': Gallery rejects donation from family linked to opioid crisis

Australian Broadcasting Corp - 3 days ago

Protesters call out Sackler family over opioid crisis

Australian Broadcasting Corp - 3 days ago

Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic's Third Wave Begins

NPR - 3 days ago

Model weeps after being jailed in Pakistan for plot to smuggle £1m of heroin to Ireland -- A MODEL found guilty of trying to smuggle £1million of heroin into Ireland wept as she was...

Daily Express - 3 days ago

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for years. What can Illinois learn before its residents start firing up?

Chicago Tribune - 3 days ago

Gillibrand doesn't believe opioid prescriptions should be decisions between a woman and her doctor

In her sustained race to the bottom of the 2020 presidential race, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., the feminist embroiled in not one but two #MeToo scandals, got ratio'd into oblivion for quite the proposal: legislation to limit opioid prescriptions for acute pain to seven days.

Washington Examiner - 3 days ago

New Netflix biopic The Dirt prompts rueful reflection from Motley Crue -- 'I was doing $1,000 a day in heroin,' notes Nikki Sixx.

Toronto Star - 3 days ago

US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 3 days ago

Florida rolls with smokable medical marijuana, ending yearslong debate

Washington Examiner - 3 days ago

Oklahoma's top court hearing request to delay opioid lawsuit

Oklahoman - 4 days ago

'Miss Marijuana' beauty pageant accused of sexism and transphobia

Independent UK - 4 days ago

Unconscious at work after shooting heroin, working drunk, DUIs: nurses losing licenses

In the first 12 days of March, eight Florida nursing licenses were hit with emergency restriction orders (ESO) or emergency suspension orders (ESO) by the Florida Department of Health over substance abuse problems.

Miami Herald - 4 days ago

T.J. Dillashaw relinquishes UFC bantamweight belt after positive drug test

T.J. Dillashaw surrendered his UFC bantamweight belt Wednesday, announcing on Instagram that he’s been informed of an adverse finding in a drug test connected to his January flyweight loss to champion Henry Cejudo in New York.

Los Angeles Times - 4 days ago

Sackler Family's Donation To British Museum Is Quashed Over Opioid Fallout

NPR - 4 days ago

Violence against women is overlooked in its role in opioid epidemic

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 4 days ago

High-Potency Marijuana Use Linked with Psychosis Risk

People who use high-potency marijuana on a daily basis may be at increased risk for developing psychosis.

Live Science - 4 days ago

Editorial: Along 'Heroin Highway,' and other familiar roads -- This long-running fight must be taken up at the local and regional levels — and at the federal level as well.

North Jersey - 4 days ago

New law provides clarity on marijuana use in safety sensitive jobs

MAR 19, 2019 - Until this legislative session, Oklahoma employers had a big unanswered question regarding employees who hold safety sensitive positions. How has this been a problem? Since the passage of...

Oklahoman - 5 days ago

Former Health Department attorney files lawsuit against Unity Bill

MAR 20, 2019 - An attorney who resigned from the Oklahoma State Department of Health filed a lawsuit Tuesday against her former state agency, claiming Oklahoma’s new medical marijuana regulations are...

Oklahoman - 4 days ago

Chiba: Ex-Nomura Securities employees nabbed for marijuana possession

Tokyo Reporter - 4 days ago

Daily Marijuana Use And Highly Potent Weed Linked To Psychosis

NPR - 4 days ago

'He had no pulse': Nurse hailed a hero for saving a man's life from a heroin overdose in a Walgreens parking lot after she decided last-minute to drop by the store

Daily Mail - 4 days ago

Smoking medical marijuana has been legalized in Florida

Daily Mail - 4 days ago

Grassroots Cannabis raises $90 million to expand facilities in Illinois and other states as the marijuana industry takes off

Chicago Tribune - 5 days ago

Medical marijuana patient sues, seeks injunction against 'Unity Bill' just signed into law

MAR 19, 2019 - The former general counsel for the Oklahoma State Department of Health filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the agency on behalf of a woman who claims the medical marijuana regulatory...

Oklahoman - 5 days ago

Mama June Allegedly Had Crack Cocaine, Crack Pipe When She Was Arrested: Report

Authorities also arrested her boyfriend, who was charged with third-degree domestic violence.

Inside Edition - 5 days ago

Minnesota House aims to hit drug companies for opioid crisis

Oklahoman - 5 days ago

Korean currency found in Pierre Taki's residence gives positive result for cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 5 days ago

The small-town doctor taking on the billionaire family blamed for America's opioid crisis

Australian Broadcasting Corp - 5 days ago

Doctors raise concerns about addiction treatment rules

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 6 days ago

Mexican cartels create new border headache for Trump as they switch from cocaine to deadly synthetic drugs

Enrique, wearing braces on his teeth and a black cap, talks quietly and carefully as he describes how he 'cooks' fentanyl.

Telegraph UK - 6 days ago

Rounding up reader thoughts on marijuana legalization debate [opinion]

Lancaster Online - 6 days ago