"It's a high that won't result in higher achievement."
So says KTVI (Channel 2) which has an earnest, in-depth, punny report on the dangers of marijuana -- after two Parkway West High School students allegedly brought pot brownies to school where they intended to hand them out.
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In 2011, as heroin deaths surged in St. Louis County, folks from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse non-profit teamed up with state officials and county law enforcers to launch the "Not Even Once" campaign. The point was to let young people know -- through speeches, moive and bus ads ... More >>
not-even-once.comLast week we published a feature titled "Smackdown," which tells a tragic tale of the region's heroin epidemic and the growing number of lives the drug has taken. Two of the central characters in our story died from overdoses, and one woman, Angela Halliday, has been charged ... More >>
Smoking (and snorting) heroin has increased its popularity.For the second time this year, St. Louis area police chiefs and drug counselors will gather together to discuss what's been called an "epidemic" of heroin use in the region. As we reported earlier this year, the number of heroin overdoses ... More >>
Has this ever happened to you?Your concerned friend/family member/bartender/bootlegger gives you big, sad eyes, puts a gentle hand on your elbow and says, in a hushed voice, "I just don't know, Daily RFT reader. You're still incredibly handsome, but you've changed. I think you have a drinkin ... More >>
On Friday night, Ferguson, Missouri's own Michael McDonald is returning to the area for a solo show at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. The concert is a benefit for the St. Louis-area branch of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Tickets are still available here. ... More >>
Hometown boy Michael McDonald is performing a rare solo show at the Touhill on Friday, July 23. Ticket's aren't on sale yet for the event, which is a benefit for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse -- St. Louis Area. I believe the last time McDonald was in town was opening for C ... More >>