via Wkyc: Teenagers are finding new ways to hide drug use in plain sight. To help families and educators stay proactive, CASA for KIDS of Geauga County and the Geauga County Juvenile Court Community Outreach Program brought ‘Operation: Street Smart’ to Kenston City Schools in Chagrin Falls Township Tuesday night. “The person that’s dying right now on heroin didn’t just start with heroin,” […]
via BlackDoctor: If you think your teenager is drinking or using drugs, the most important first step you should take is to directly ask them. According to research, when parents are direct and upfront about drug use, their children tend to have more self-control when it comes to illegal substances, and develop negative attitudes towards […]
getty image: A doctor who saw Prince in the days before he died had prescribed the opioid painkiller oxycodone under the name of Prince’s friend to protect the musician’s privacy, according to court documents unsealed Monday that revealed nothing about how the pop superstar got the fentanyl that actually killed him. The affidavits and search […]
Dave Hollister is one of the few singers out there who moves seamlessly between R&B and gospel music.
Two men from Mexico charged in federal court after police seized more than 200 pounds of cocaine have been ordered held without bond. Antonio Navarro-Gaytan, 54, and Alejandro Cota-Luna, 28, appeared before a magistrate Wednesday. They have been charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. “This is one of the largest cocaine seizures in Ohio in […]
Eddie Murphy gets candid about his faith in God, avoiding drugs, and his hopes for an Oscar in a new interview on The Hollywood Reporter’s podcast “Awards Chatter.” The 55-year-old funnyman told THR about one wild night he spent with a few famous comedian friends who tried to give him cocaine. “Belushi and Robin Williams offered me […]
The man who was responsible for the severe THC reactions at EST Fest was arrested on Saturday. At this weekend’s EST Fest, there were at least 20 severe reactions to THC after festival attendees ingested candies that were laced with THC. The suspect is 28-year-old, Matthew Lee Gross of Ypislanti, Michigan. Gross was charged with […]
Toxicology tests for Prince concluded that the entertainer died from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl, according to a report on his death by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office. Fentanyl, prescribed by doctors for cancer treatment, can be made illicitly and is blamed for a spike in overdose deaths in the United States. It’s […]
Five United States Postal carriers out of Shaker Heights are facing a long list of charges after federal authorities said they were involved in a scheme to intercept packages of pot. The five were charged with conspiring to distribute marijuana after helping to arrange shipments of the drug through U.S. mail that were later given […]
During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.
U.S. comedian Arsenio Hall is suing singer Sinead O’Connor for defamation over comments she posted on Facebook accusing Hall of supplying Prince with drugs “over the decades” and of spiking her with drugs. Hall filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles on May 5 and is seeking damages of “not less than” $5 million. “Desperate, attention […]
If you think your teenager is drinking or using drugs, the most important first step you should take is to directly ask them. According to research, when parents are direct and upfront about drug use, their children tend to have more self-control when it comes to illegal substances, and develop negative attitudes towards using them. […]