Pot smoking among teenagers is increasing while teen alcohol consumption has sunk to historic lows, according to a national survey. Of 47,000 American students surveyed, 36.4% of 12th-graders had used marijuana in the past year, up from 32% in 2007, as had 28.8% of 11th-graders and 12.5% of 8th-graders. One in 15 high school seniors smoked pot daily, and one in nine smoked "synthetic" pot at least once.…Continue
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There are many myths and misunderstandings concerning the increase in recent years of teen prescription drug abuse, and not all of them are held by the teens. One…Continue
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There has been an alarming increase in prescription drug abuse reported by teens in recent years and that increase may be due in part to some of the myths…Continue
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This is the new formula for methamphetamine: a two-liter soda bottle, a few handfuls of cold pills and some noxious chemicals. Shake the bottle and the volatile reaction produces one of the world's most addictive drugs.
Only a few years ago, making meth required an elaborate lab — with filthy containers simmering over open flames, cans of flammable liquids and hundreds of pills. The process gave off foul odors, sometimes sparked explosions and was so hard to conceal that dealers often…Continue
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“Shake and Bake” Formula for Making Meth Leads to Influx of Burn Patients in Hospitals
A new method of producing methamphetamine called “shake and bake” is leading to an influx of burn victims in the nation’s hospitals, the Associated Press reports.
A person making meth using this technique combines raw, unstable ingredients in a 2-liter soda bottle. If the cap is removed…Continue
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THE 66TH ANNUAL ARIZONA GOLDEN GLOVES 2012 BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA ON MARCH 1-3, 2012
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In May of 2010, Freeway Rick Ross filed a $10 million lawsuit against Rick Ross accusing him of profiting off of his name illegally. As a result, the judge ruled that he couldn’t sue because his criminal acts in the past had destroyed “any possibility that he has any valid trademark rights in his name, that have been violated by defendants.” The case was dismissed in Federal Court in November of 2010.
Freeway Rick appealed the decision in a state court and the case is now ongoing. In…Continue
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