Cocaine Use Down, Weed Smoking Up in U.S.

The marijuana industry in the U.S. is ramping up and the legalization movement for the plant seems to have reached a tipping point. Washington and Colorado have already legalized the drug in a small way and other states appear to…

Trey Radel Apologizes To GOP For Cocaine Use

Trey Radel said Wednesday in an interview with The Washington Post that he has already issued a “heartfelt apology” to his Republican colleagues following his recent drug use charges to which he pleaded guilty. “I’m thankful I had that opportunity,…

Demi Lovtao Opens Up About Past Drug Use

Demi Lovato is a prime example of one of the many Disney stars gone bad. However, what makes Lovato different than the others, is that she knew when she needed to clean her act up. During a recent interview with…

Sam Hurd Receives 15 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking

The drug war has struck again, and this time finds Sam Hurd as the victim. The government had recommended a life sentence without parole, but the judge changed the sentence to 15 years in a federal prison. He has been…

Colt Lyerla Arrested On Cocaine Charge

Colt Lyerla, a former tight end for the Oregon Ducks, has been arrested on charges of cocaine possession. Lyerla played in three games this season, before withdrawing from the University of Oregon. He was arrested on Wednesday on a charge…

Oreo Cookies Just As Addictive As Cocaine, Study Says

A new study from researchers at Connecticut College shows that Oreo cookies are just as addictive–to lab rats, anyway–as cocaine. The study aimed to show why we choose the foods we do as well as prove once and for all…

Zac Efron Completed Stint in Rehab

Zac Efron, the former teen idol, and now an up-and-coming star, finished a stay in rehab earlier this year. It was initially reported that he had entered rehab due to alcohol abuse, but sources have informed TMZ that Efron had…

Study: ‘Learning’ Cocaine’s Effects Causes Addiction

A new study coming out of the University of California Berkeley and published in the journal Nature Neuroscience is purporting to explain how the frontal brain is affected by cocaine and how irrational drug-seeking behavior might result. The new conclusions…

JJ Cale Dies At Age 74 From Heart Attack

The music industry and the world lost a very talented man Friday, July 26, 2013. According to his official website, JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 p.m. at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, California after suffering from a heart attack.…

Buju Banton’s Gun Conviction Struck Down

In 2011, Reggae singer Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for cocaine charges. Banton was convicted by a Tampa, Florida jury of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kg (around 11 pounds) of cocaine…