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Recreational Substance Use

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  • State revokes license of Burbank pharmacy that sold drugs to patients who died

    State revokes license of Burbank pharmacy that sold drugs to patients who died
    A Burbank pharmacy that dispensed painkillers and other narcotics to five young patients who later died of overdoses had its license revoked Monday after the state pharmacy board found that its employees failed to properly scrutinize prescriptions that contributed to patient deaths.
  • Drug use relatively low in local schools

    Nine percent of Burbank Unified ninth-graders have carried a weapon to school, 5% of seventh-graders have smoked marijuana at least once, and 18% of 11th-graders have been drunk or high on campus, according to the recent California Healthy Kids Survey....

    Residents converge on local teen drug use

    More than 100 residents tied to the Crescenta Valley and the prevention of drug and alcohol use among local youth met during the CV Alliance's quarterly meeting on Friday, where Glendale school officials and county health officials discussed ongoing...

    Glendale mother arrested on suspicion of drug use while caring for son

    A 20-year-old Glendale resident was arrested Saturday after she was caught allegedly high on narcotics while caring for her 1-year-old son, police said. Precious Dobbs was taken into custody after a tip led officers to her apartment in the 1500 block...

    YMCA hosts walk and life skills fair

    YMCA hosts walk and life skills fair
    About 100 students and their siblings or parents participated Saturday in the first Walk for Life, hosted by the YMCA of the Foothills. Starting at 10 a.m., two groups started out, one from the Verdugo Hills YMCA and the other from La Caņada...