3:08 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Drug, Alcohol Use Down For Teens Says U-M Study

The primary researcher on the study says alcohol use has gone down by about a third every year since 1997, and that smoking has taken a sharp decline.
According to the University of Michigan's 40th annual Monitoring the Future study released today -- which tracks substance abuse trends among 8th-,10th- and 12th-grade students nationally -- 41 percent of students surveyed said they had used alcohol in the past 12 months and 8 percent admitted to smoking cigarettes over that time period.
7:50 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Meth Problem Grows in Southwest Michigan

Region remains the state's "hot bed" for methamphetamine according to Michigan State Police
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - It's been a battle that law enforcement has been waging for more than a decade in Southwest Michigan, and officers who are on the front lines say the struggle against methamphetamine production is as bad as ever.
6:12 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Bill would allow medical marijuana in edible form

Michigan Court of Appeals ruling said smoking is only legal way to use medicinal pot
The old joke about marijuana brownies was no laughing matter to Michigan's medical-marijuana users after the state Court of Appeals ruled as illegal virtually any medical means of using the drug other than smoking it. A new bill in the state Legislature would address the problem.