Marijuana and your kids

...and education, has been using medical marijuana for nearly two decades.Not long after her daughters had taken the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program at their schools, Shuman's youngest caught her smoking on the patio. She remembers wondering...
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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...years in prison.A prosecutor blamed the crash on "speed and weed," but a Yale University Medical School expert on drug abuse who testified at the trial said studies of marijuana and crash risk are "highly inconclusive." Some studies show a...
Alaskans taking risks with sex also commonly spread through needle sharing among intravenous drug users. Many who contract HIV report alcohol or drug abuse, another contributing factor to the high risk behaviors associated with spread of the disease.Though the majority...
Thank you from SERRC

...Alaska Club, Perseverance Theatre, State of Alaska's - Alaska Mental Health Board Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Foreign Auto Repair ? your collective dedication to these youth goes a long way towards guiding them to improved future...
New chief medical examiner named

...promotion earlier this year.Zientek's medical license was suspended for four years in Virginia because of alcohol and drug abuse, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Zientek was convicted on felony drug charges that were later reduced to misdemeanors...
In Alaska village, banishment helps keep peace

...left the airport terminal, said Tina Anderson, who witnessed the exchange. The fishing community has a high rate of drug abuse."We're tired of it, and we're concerned about the future of the community," she said.Akiak, a Yupik Eskimo...
Add medicine cabinet to spring cleaning list with drug take-back day

...Enforcement Agency's National Take-Back initiative. It promotes the proper disposal of medication to reduce prescription drug abuse. It also helps keep pills from being flushed down the toilet, which pollutes streams and water sources with chemicals...
Cops and Courts Round-Up

...victims' humanity. His attorney, Julie Willoughby, said Miller had a traumatic childhood and struggles with alcohol and drug abuse. He does not have any other criminal history.Prosecutors had requested Miller receive eight years in prison with five...
Fairbanks man keeps pushing for local rink As Terry sees it, a town needs a skating rink to build a sense of community and to keep young people away from drug abuse and violence."(We need a rink) to get more families together, also to have more fun things to do," he said last...
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...something about it.SCR 14H&SS REGIONAL BEST PRACTICE MODELSWe think Alaska has a lot of problems with alcohol, rape, drug abuse and suicide, and somebody should do something about it.SCR 17150TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALASKA PURCHASEThe 200th anniversary...


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