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Entries for August 2009

As the recent crash on New York’s Taconic Parkway demonstrates, it’s not just drunk driving we have to worry about on the road. Drugged driving – defined in most states as driving when a drug “renders the driver incapable of driving safely” or “causes the driver to be impaired” – is increasingly becoming a problem. [...]
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!–end-media–> According to most national surveys, use of the addictive illicit drug methamphetamine has dropped significantly over the past 5 years, with especially strong declines noted since 2005. However, in recent months, reports about a possible resurgence of the drug—and the highly toxic home labs in which it can be manufactured— have surfaced in major [...]
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