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General Issues

Marijuana in the Workplace: 3 Things Employers Should Know

On This Page: Marijuana Puts Workers at Risk Employers Need to Create Clear Policies Your Employee May Need Help As marijuana becomes more widely available, marijuana in the workplace becomes a more pressing and confusing issue. Twenty-eight states now allow the use of medical marijuana. Eight allow legal recreational use. These numbers are likely to … Continue reading Marijuana in the Workplace: 3 Things Employers Should Know

June 23, 2015

Drug Abuse

Craigslist Drug Ring Busted

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has been cracking down on online sales of prescription medications over Craigslist over the last 11 months. Their investigative work led to 21 arrests and the seizure of more than $19,000 in prescription pills and $10,400 of cocaine. The individuals who allegedly peddled these medications came from a wide … Continue reading Craigslist Drug Ring Busted

January 5, 2013

Crystal Meth Addiction

The Connection Between Prostitution and Crystal Meth Addiction

In group therapy sessions at crystal meth rehabs across the country, patients share their drug histories and the specifics of how they knew they had hit rock bottom. Unfortunately, many patients find that they have one grueling experience in common: trauma that was defined by turning tricks or being forced into the sex trade to … Continue reading The Connection Between Prostitution and Crystal Meth Addiction

February 12, 2012

Drug Abuse

Drug Addiction is Selfish

The focus is often on how drug addiction hurts the addict, but the fact is, there are few acts more selfish than drug abuse and addiction. The impact on communities where the drugs are produced, the individuals coerced into trafficking the drugs across borders, the cost to the community where they are used and the … Continue reading Drug Addiction is Selfish

December 14, 2011

General Issues

20 Arrested for Distributing Synthetic Drug Molly

Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration John P. Gilbride along with US Attorney Richard S. Hartunian announced that 20 people have been charged with conspiracy to distribute an analogue controlled substance called “Molly.”  Based in central New York, the conspiratorial drug trafficking ring had co-conspirators in … Continue reading 20 Arrested for Distributing Synthetic Drug Molly

September 21, 2011