COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Alcohol, a Three-Headed Monster
Alcoholism is an issue in the United States that most people try to understand. In the class Neurochemistry, the chemical world often bumps heads with the psychological world. Alcohol abuse and ethano... Posted on 12/18/12 at 3:43 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER State fines methadone treatment centers
The state has ordered two Minneapolis drug treatment centers to pay a $1,200 fine on allegations they improperly dispensed the drug-treatment medicine methadone.
The Minnesota Human Services Departme... Posted on 12/18/12 at 7:49 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Teens, Drugs and Society
I just received the January newsletter from Central High School in Grand Forks. I found an event you may want to check out from the Parent Information Center. Corporal Travis Jacobson who is the Drug ... Posted on 1/4/11 at 10:00 AM
IN THE BLACK Chance to turn in unused or expired medications
This is not necessarily related to finances but I saw an article and thought it was important to write about. Saturday, 9/25 there will be collection sites to turn in unused or expired medications. Th... Posted on 9/24/10 at 12:47 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Remembering Mitch
The late Mitch Hedberg is going to be honored with a golf tournament next month in Oakdale, Minnesota. If there's a joke in there somewhere, the Minnesota-born comedian would have found it.
Jok... Posted on 8/23/09 at 1:49 AM
Tim LaMere is grateful he's in prison. At 18, he was admitted to treatment for the first time. He went again at 19. He was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia in September 2008 and then drug possession a couple of months later.
Whether for athletics or age, Americans from teenagers to baby boomers are trying to get an edge by illegally using anabolic steroids and human growth hormone, despite well-documented risks. This is the second of a two-part series.
David B. Caruso and Jeff Donn
, December 26, 2012
It’s right for society to go after drug dealers with as much or more vigor than it goes after users. And it’s why a letter in Monday’s paper that suggested the opposite — that it’s users, not dealers, who deserve most of the blame — seems off-base.
Drug abusers are exploiting Medicare prescription's benefit to score large quantities of painkillers, and taxpayers have to foot most of the bill, according to a new report by congressional investigators.
A GOP proposal in Minnesota would require parental consent before minors could seek treatment for pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases or drug and alcohol abuse, undoing a 40-year-old law that lets minors see doctors without letting a parent know.
His friends told him the high was like cocaine. "They said it gave you energy, just makes you want to go," said Justin, a student at Harmony Learning Center, an alternative high school in the north metro area. The 18-year-old wanted to see for himself.
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