More Teens Engage in Risky Behavior

The latest survey of Hawaii high school students shows that more kids are trying alcohol before age 13 and using over-the-counter drugs to get high than two years ago, although meth use remains low. The Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009 found that 22 percent of high school students said they had used marijuana in the … Read more

Abuse of Pain Pills by Troops Concerns Pentagon

“The military is trying to curb the volume of narcotics given to troops as the number of prescriptions for painkillers and instances of drug abuse continue to soar, according to Pentagon data and recent congressional testimony.”

The Corey Haim Prescription Drug Scam

The untimely death of former child star Corey Haim is taking on criminal dimensions. Reportedly, investigators believe the late actor may had had links to an “illegal and massive prescription-drug ring.”  Here’s what’s known about the operation and the extent of prescription drug abuse in California: How does this “prescription drug ring” work? Criminals are … Read more