Crack smoker charged in Atlanta overpass fire

/ Apr 2, 2017

Crack smoker charged in Atlanta overpass fire

The man accused of starting the raging fire that destroyed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta was talking about smoking crack just before the blaze began, according to his arrest affidavit. Basil Eleby told city and federal investigators that he had discussed ...

Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil

/ Mar 30, 2017

Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil

Argentina’s Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes, and setting up a regulatory framework for the state to prescribe and distribute them to patients. The legislation approved by senators ...

Drug to combat alcoholism works, researchers claim

/ Mar 19, 2017

Drug to combat alcoholism works, researchers claim

French researchers provided fresh evidence Friday to support claims that a drug touted as a miracle cure for alcoholism, and prescribed for this purpose in France, actually works. The drug, baclofen, had “a positive effect” at high doses in reducing alcohol consumption over a ...