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  • "Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is willing to review hundreds of resumes himself and eventually pay $50,000 a year to someone tasked with following him everywhere and producing the perfect joint on command."

    Parents - have we mentioned "Talk They Hear You" lately....your kids really are interested in your opinion. It is one of the few things they may hear in their day to counter messages like this.
    Waka Flocka Flame Is HiringThe rapper isn't using a headhunter. He's interviewing applicants for the position of fulltime blunt...April 25th, 2015
  • "If we can prevent young people from experimenting with drugs, we can prevent drug addiction."Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy | National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA)Why is adolescence a critical time for preventing drug addiction? As noted previously, early use of ...April 25th, 2015
  • A state by state and county by county comparison of "heavy" drinking rates for the entire nation.Where Americans Drink The HardestThe geography of heavy drinking, mapped....April 24th, 2015
  • Hello? News from Springfield: A bill passed the Illinois House today (Thursday) that provides that "Low-level cannabis possession would go from a crime with fines of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail to be more like a traffic ticket: no court time and a fine of up to $125. The measure would apply to people caught with 15 grams or less, the equivalent of about 25 cigarette-size joints." "Supporters including Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, the Illinois Bar Association and the Illinois Office of the State's Attorney Appellate Prosecutor said the measure would help relieve an overburdened court system."Illinois House Moves Toward Decriminalizing Marijuana PossessionSPRINGFIELD — Getting caught with a small amount of marijuana would result in a fine instead of ar...April 23rd, 2015
  • Why This Father Didn’t Hide His Daughter’s Heroin Overdose In Her ObituaryIf the obituary "could save one life," Tom Parks said, "that would mean that Molly didn't die in vai...April 22nd, 2015
  • Device Detects Marijuana In Breath Hours After Smoking | National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA)Breath expelled into a Breathalyzer-style collection device contained measurable amounts of marijuan...April 22nd, 2015
  • Drugged Driving | National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA)In 2009, 1 in 3 fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs....April 22nd, 2015
  • It's been dubbed "the insanity drug" and is more addictive than its synthetic predecessors, experts say.
    "Some get high and some get very sick and may become addicted," drug expert James N. Hall said of flakka. "Some go crazy and even a few die."
    New Synthetic Drug Flakka Is More Potent Than Predecessors: Experts“Flakka,” a designer drug luring some Americans, is even more potent and more addictive than its...April 15th, 2015
  • New App Allows Doctors, Pharmacists To Track Potential Prescription Drug AbuseDoctors and pharmacists can now use smart phones to track patients who might be abusing prescription...April 14th, 2015
  • Reminder: Alcohol servers training, Thursday, April 16th!CPASA Announces Upcoming Training For Sellers, Servers Of AlcoholCommunity Partners Against Substance Abuse (CPASA) will conduct a Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Serve...April 14th, 2015
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