Women in the Military Drink Less Than Civilian Women, Study Finds

In the U.S., military service is linked with increased risks for potentially dangerous substance abuse related to the consumption of alcohol and prescription medications. Risks are especially high in servicemen and servicewomen stationed in combat zones or actively exposed to combat situations. According to the current research consensus, women in the military drink more often…

Houston Outlaws the Sale of Kush

The designer drug, Kush, a form of synthetic marijuana, has been halted. The Houston City Council has enacted a ban on this dangerous, mind-altering substance. Synthetic marijuana — also known as synthetic cannabis, K2, Spice or “fake weed” — mimics the effects of natural marijuana. It’s concocted with unsafe synthetic compounds that can produce adverse…