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...not be making decisions about the use of a product like marijuana. They also do not condone driving under the influence of substances, whether that be marijuana, alcohol or prescription drugs. "With that kind of negligence, the penalty should be harsh...
My Turn: Examining the toxicity of cannibis any and all circumstances, some substances are more dangerous than others. What...should have the right to choose which substances they ingest into their bodies. Certainly...the role of government to dictate what substances a person chooses to enjoy. I ask all...
My Turn: Alaska can't regulate marijuana like alcohol

...marijuana like alcohol because this initiative specifically makes it legal to produce dangerous butane hash oil and other substances from marijuana in any home, apartment or condo in any place in the state where someone is growing marijuana.And then there...
Recovery: A lesson in perseverance

...mother of three when things spiraled out of control, but trauma struck young and her attempts to find some kind of escape with substances began at age 13.Nelson grew up in Southeast Alaska, mostly in Ketchikan. Her father was a logger and raised his family...
Empire Editorial: Addiction is much closer to home than you may think

...Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Sandy Beach.What: Free food, live music, open mic, dunk tank, special guest speakers.Details: Free, family-friendly and open to the public. No alcohol, smoking or other substances.
JPD seizes drugs from Fritz Cove home

...the house approximately 15 minutes into the search and was arrested on 12 felony counts of misconduct involving controlled substances for possession and possession with intent to deliver, police said.Fisher was transported to the Lemon Creek Correctional...
My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...wrong way.When we debate substance abuse in this country, we focus on the substance. We have a "War on Drugs," a war on substances we deem harmful.But the issue more often is the person.Self-medication - the abuse side of the equation - is rampant...
Man gets six years for drug-related shooting at Coho Apartments

...slapped Depasquale with eight felonies, and he pleaded guilty to two of them (attempted misconduct involving controlled substances in the second degree and misconduct involving weapons in the third degree) in accordance with a plea deal.Assistant District...
Alex Rodriguez deserves no one's support, needs to quit playing the victim

...Saturday, there had been no life sentence for major league baseball players found guilty of using performance-enhancing substances.But baseball was more than willing to set a precedent in Alex Rodriguez's case.He is done now. All but dead as far...
Canine officer joins Nome Police Department

...the odors she can detect," said Timm.Icon can detect less than a gram of narcotics, even if the drug is cut with other substances such as brown sugar or baking soda."It doesn't matter," said Timm. "If there's a scent of it, she'll be able...


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