Substance Abuse/Addiction News
Police: Fake News Story Led Gunman to Popular DC Pizzeria
Authorities say fake news story caused panic when a man fired an assault rifle several times inside a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant as he sought to "self-investigate" a conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring from there
Mark Wahlberg's Foundation Presents Youth Drug Summit
Actor Mark Wahlberg's foundation is hosting a conference this week aimed at keeping teenagers off addictive drugs
Experts Warn of Mental Health Woes as Wildfires Ravage South
Experts say that escaping a fire-filled forest, as thousands did Nov. 28 in the Great Smoky Mountains, can be more traumatic than disasters such as hurricanes, floods or earthquakes
Suns' Earl Watson: Support for marijuana can be 'slippery slope'
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr's willingness to speak out in favor of sports leagues permitting medicinal marijuana use to help cope with pain hasn't resonated with everyone. Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson said he understands where Kerr is coming from, but he's
Seantrel Henderson gets 10-game ban for violating substance abuse policy
Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson was suspended 10 games Tuesday for a second violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. Henderson, 24, missed the first four games of the season for his initial violation of the substance abuse policy. Henderson's agent, Brian Fettner, told ESPN
Steve Kerr says he used marijuana for back pain, hopes leagues soften stance
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said on a CSN Bay Area podcast published Friday that he smoked marijuana for back pain he experienced the past two years. "I guess maybe I could even get in some trouble for this, but I've actually tried [marijuana] twice during the last
Cowboys' Rolando McClain Suspended Indefinitely by NFL
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy
Prosecutors: Dismissal Deal Done in Manziel's Domestic Case
Prosecutors say they have an agreement with Johnny Manziel to dismiss a domestic violence charge against the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie: 'We Built This Thing to Last'
Reggie McKenzie took a methodical approach to rebuilding the Oakland Raiders when he was hired as general manager in 2012
Q&A: Can My Employer Fire Me for Legally Using Marijuana?
New laws legalizing recreational marijuana allow employers to continue drug testing and zero-tolerance policies