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Drug Abuse in the News

12/16/2018
Woman soaks herself with urine attempting to beat drug test

DEFEATING DRUG TEST: Melissa Hall, 39, of Williamson, was charged with attempting to defeat an alcohol or drug test while on home confinement in Mingo County by Sgt. [...]

12/15/2018
Two sentenced to prison

Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley stated that on Dec. 10, Rufus Wright, III, 28, of Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia, was convicted of Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, a felony of the second degree. During July 2017, in Meigs County, Wright engaged in one sale of purported heroin, which was actually 0.231 grams of methamphetamine, and three sales of purported heroin, which tested negative for heroin and were found to be counterfeit controlled substances. [...]

12/15/2018
250 inmates in Bacolod jail negative for drug use

AT LEAST 250 inmates of the Metro Bacolod District Jail -male dormitory were tested negative for illegal drug use during the random drug test in Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod City Friday, December 14. Senior Inspector Norberto Miciano, jail warden, said 27 high-profile inmates and 30 dormitory representatives were included in the drug test conducted by the jail's unit nurse with the assistance of the Provincial Administrator's Office. Aside from the inmates, 30 jail personnel also underwent the same test conducted by the Regional Crime Laboratory of the Philippine National Police. [...]

12/15/2018
P275M drugs seized in Central Visayas in 2018

THE Police Regional Office 7 operatives seized P275 million worth of illegal drugs in 6,469 operations in Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor in the past year. Operatives seized 40.5 kilos of shabu after the arrest of 9,395 drug personalities from Dec. 5, 2017 until Nov. 30, 2018. [...]

12/15/2018
Drug-free workplace ordinance eyed

AN ORDINANCE making all workplaces in Davao City drug-free will be implemented in 2019. Davao City Anti-Drug Abuse Council research adviser Concepcion Dumag said in an interview with SunStar Davao Friday, December 14, that the ordinance, signed this year, was formulated in 2013, however, it was not actively implemented due to lack of implementing rules and regulations. [...]

12/14/2018
Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

In this Feb. 15, 2017, file photo, comedian Artie Lange attends a premiere for HBO's television comedy series "Crashing," in Los Angeles. [...]

12/14/2018
Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

Despite the positive test Friday in Newark, the judge ordered Lange's attorney to apply to have his client admitted to drug court. The Hoboken resident was ordered to serve four years' probation in June after he pleaded guilty to heroin possession stemming from a 2017 traffic stop. [...]

12/14/2018
COLUMN: Ringing in the new year, with random testing

Susan Kootnekoff is a lawyer with Inspire Law in Kelowna. The content of this article is intended to provide very general thoughts and general information, not to provide legal advice. [...]

12/13/2018
At N Street Village's Green House, women in recovery are poised for growth

Dana Walter-Silva, left, and Evelene Duhart at N Street Village in Washington. Duhart, a recovery support specialist, and Walter-Silva, a client, have both experienced substance abuse and are embarking on the Village's new Green House program. [...]

12/13/2018
Truth behind Spice Girls star Mel B's horror injuries

Mel B has produced negative alcohol and drug tests in order to hit back at claims she ended up in hospital as a result of substance use. The Spice Girls star was rushed to hospital on Sunday evening, requiring a three hour operation after she suffered a "severed right hand" and two broken ribs. [...]

12/13/2018
Clues to deciphering treatment centers

The passing of the Affordable Care Act and the implementation of parity caused investors to see an opportunity for financial gain in entering the behavioral healthcare space, particularly addiction treatment. Many were solely seeking to benefit from insurance payments - in some cases adding up to hundreds of thousands of dollars for a short-term residential treatment program. [...]

12/13/2018
1 positive test for cannabis in 1st week of police holiday checkstop program

Winnipeg police stopped 1,602 drivers, administered 88 roadside breath tests and laid five impaired driving related charges in the first week of the annual holiday checkstop program, from Dec. 1 to Dec. 7. The annual roadside checkstop program resulted in five impaired driving related charges, including one for drug impairment, in the first seven days of December, according to a police release Wednesday. The program, which launched Dec. 1, also marked the police roll-out of seven $5,000 mobile drug-screening devices purchased by the service ahead of cannabis legalization. [...]

12/12/2018
Billy Joe Saunders Will Begin Rebuilding Career on December 22

Promoter Frank Warren announced Wednesday through his Twitter account that Saunders will box journeyman Zoltan Sera on December 22 in his hometown of Manchester, England. Saunders' bout will be part of the Carl Frampton-Josh Warrington undercard at Manchester Arena. [...]

12/12/2018
This Whatcom County nurse is accused of forging more than 40 prescriptions for opiates

A Whatcom County nurse accused of forging more than 40 prescriptions for opiates is facing discipline from the Washington state Department of Health. In November, the state agency's Nursing Commission charged registered nurse Karen Marie Benkarski with unprofessional conduct, the Department of Health announced Monday. [...]

12/11/2018
Mel B broke two ribs and 'severed' her hand after 'falling down the stairs at a friend's home'

The $100MILLION wedding! India's richest man decorates his 27-STOREY home for his daughter's nuptials after days of lavish five-star welcome events and a private BeyoncA© concert Mel B broke two ribs and 'severed' her hand after 'falling down the stairs at a friend's home'... as she proves her shock accident was NOT drug-related Mel B sustained two broken ribs and a 'severed' hand after falling down the stairs at a friend's home in London, it has been reported. A source has revealed to US TV show Entertainment Tonight that the 43-year-old singer was staying with the unnamed friend over the weekend, information which has also been shared by her best pal Gary Madatyan. [...]