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Friends and family members of a recently deceased, drug-addicted teen who attended Huntington Beach High School urged the City Council on Monday to work with schools in combating drug use among youths. "You guys have to do something about it," said an...
It was a summer-like day at Main Beach on Saturday with tourists filling the boardwalk, children enjoying the playground and a group of hardened homeless men passing around a pipe. Welcome to the visible underbelly of Laguna Beach. This scene is not...
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
South Bend TribunePLYMOUTH — The Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction has placed a Plymouth psychiatric hospital for children and adults on a “conditional certificate” for the next three months. The special audit, conducted at the facility...
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Organization of American States said Friday that countries should consider decriminalizing drug use, a shift backed by several Latin American leaders but opposed by the United States. Decriminalization could be one of many...
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The Orlando Sentinel's Front Burner columns on Friday addressing drug testing in schools illustrate that there are issues about which honest people can disagree in good faith. Harold J. Krent, dean and professor of law at Chicago-Kent law school, and...
KISSIMMEE — David Groover, formerly principal of Partin Settlement Elementary School, must serve a year in prison following his guilty plea and sentencing Monday for dealing drugs, court records show. The once widely popular educator admitted to...
Daily American Staff WriterMethamphetamine labs are being found more in Somerset County than in previous years, said Cpl. Dennis Ulery, a supervisor on the Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab Response Team. "Last year we had a 40 percent increase statewide and we are on pace...
There is no place for drugs in school, and Lake Highland Preparatory, as a private school, has every legal right to subject its students to random drug testing. Although courts have held that random drug testing in public schools violates the Fourth...
Protecting our kids is a parent's primary responsibility. I've yet to meet an adult who would disagree that parents or other responsible adults are in the first position to protect, provide and care for our youth. So the question becomes, how far do...
Most schools have a drug problem, and private schools are no different. Private schools often get a worse rap because kids with money can buy the really potent stuff. Lake Highland Preparatory isn't being specific about student drug use other than...
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