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Posts tagged "Drug Abuse"

Morrisey campaign chest in primary boosted by out-of-state PACs

By Jaz Brown and Jon Ransone Patrick Morrisey’s bid to capture the Republican nomination for West Virginia’s Senate race this year has been buoyed by thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from a number of very conservative out-of-state political action committees (PACs), according to recent...1:59 pm April 26, 2018

Is West Virginia’s new law mandating drug testing for welfare recipients effective?

New Law Mandating Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients Falls Short By Jaz Brown and Mitchell Blahut In 1989, Kirstin Nething’s grandmother was pregnant with her second child. As a single parent with an infection that kept her bedridden, she lost her job at West Virginia...6:01 pm April 12, 2018
Full-Time Students, Part-Time Drug Dealers

Full-Time Students, Part-Time Drug Dealers

By Ashley Hite, Nicole Linder and Charles Richardson Amber gets most of her clients around finals week.  The text messages and requests for some of her ADD medication, Vyvanse, start to pour in after Thanksgiving break and continue until the end of the semester. “I...8:16 pm December 14, 2013