The tide of prescription drug abuse across the country might start to ebb now that law enforcement officials know what to look for. Yesterday the New York State Attorney General's office announced the sentencing of Bronx resident John "Nugget" Bland, 49, kingpin of an oxycodone drug ring that reache ... More >>
He'd battled drug addiction. He'd gone to rehab.
Scientology is facing crises on several fronts: flagging membership, internal schisms, relentless Internet exposure, and whole new levels of public consciousness and mocking because of a celebrity divorce and an upcoming movie with Oscar buzz. But perhaps the most surprising component of the church ... More >>
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Lawyer up, you snot-nosed idiots.Good news, parents! You've spent years watching your well-adjusted, socially outgoing teenagers cherish life and have fun while your marriage crumbles around you. That won't last long! The Huffington Post reports that researchers at the University of Cambridge ... More >>
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Dope and dadCameron Douglas got sentenced yesterday to five years in jail for peddling meth to people beneath his station, but he won't languish nearly that long with the requisite time off for good behavior and drug rehab. What do you expect for a kid who was born with a silver coke spoon in his m ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 14, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 22 Lining Up the Big Guns; Crackdown on the Way? by Don McNeill A paranoid might observe the proposed increase in federal penalties for the manufacture and sale of LSD, the proposed consolidation of all f ... More >>
I suppose that the excitement behind the promise of an Eminem comeback was the implication that the guy was coming back for a reason. He'd been in rehab in 2005. His best friend was shot and killed in 2006, the same year he remarried and then redivorced his wife. His daughter, whose baby talk and wi ... More >>
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