Drug News: September 21, 2010
Substance Abuse – USA Celebrity
Why Would Lindsay Lohan Tweet Her Relapse? – abc NEWS / Entertainment
In the tweet heard ’round the world, Lindsay Lohan confirmed late Friday that she’d failed a court-ordered drug test – an outcome that could send her back to jail, under the terms of her probation. TMZ.com reported that the actress had also tested positive for cocaine last week.
Cocaine – USA Celebrity
Guilty Paris Hilton avoids prison, gets 1-yr suspended sentence – Thaindian News
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Paris Hilton has been given a one-year, suspended sentence after she pleaded guilty to drug possession and obstructing a police officer.
Drunk Driving Prevention – UK
Call for restrictions on newly-qualified drivers – The Independent
Banning newly qualified young motorists from driving at night, drinking alcohol and carrying passengers of a similar age would save 200 lives a year and result in 1,700 fewer injuries, research suggests.
Meth – Michigan
Shots fired, Kalamazoo County sheriff’s deputy treated at hospital after confrontation with meth-lab suspects – Mlive.com
WAKESHMA TOWNSHIP — Police said they were searching this morning for two suspects who were shot at by a Kalamazoo County sheriff’s deputy after they tried to run the deputy over.
Marijuana – New Mexico
NM police: We need info about licensed medical pot – The Daily News Galveston County
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The tip about a backyard marijuana-growing operation set the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force in motion.
Drunk Driving Prevention – USA
Increasing penalties for alcohol related crimes – WHYY News and Information
A top Pennsylvania State Senate Republican wants to increase fines for drinking-related offenses.