substance abuse

Suspended Cowboys S Hamilton: 'I Didn't Get To The Test In Time'Second-year safety Jakar Hamilton says his recent suspension was not the result of a failed drug test. He simply missed a scheduled test.
North Texas Police Say Users Cooking Up A Dangerous New HighPolice in Plano and other Collin County cities are seeing more and more cases of teenagers and young adults smoking ‘dabs.’ Dabs is a high concentration of marijuana that is considered dangerous.
Free Synthetic Drugs Forum Being Held In PlanoParents in McKinney just want to know how three McKinney teenagers got their hands on what's believed to be called N-bombs, which is a synthetic form of LSD.
Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
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Abuse Of Prescription Drugs On The Rise
Ryan Leaf Kicked Out Of Drug Treatment CenterFormer NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been moved from a central Montana drug treatment center to the state prison in Deer Lodge.
Recession Babies More Likely To Be Delinquents?The state of the economy during a child's infancy may have an influence on their level of substance abuse and delinquent behavior later in life.
NASCAR Reinstates A.J. AllmendingerAllmendinger was suspended in July for failing a random drug test a month earlier. His backup "B'' urine sample also tested positive for a substance NASCAR has not revealed.
NASCAR's Allmendinger Agrees To Recovery ProgramSuspended NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger has agreed to participate in a recovery program after violating the series' substance abuse policy.
UT Dallas Professor Gets $2 Million To Study Addictiveness Of Pot Is marijuana addictive? A University of Texas at Dallas professor is preparing to launch a $2 million grant-funded study to get a more conclusive answer to that question.
'Doctor Shopping' Database Concerns Privacy AdvocatesThe abuse of prescription drugs has skyrocketed across the nation, and especially in Texas where, according to the Drug Policy Alliance, accidental overdoses from 1999 to 2007 increased 150%. Now the Texas Legislature is hoping to take action to curb prescription drug abuse.
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