Posts tagged "drugs"

Gigi Hadid Is “Insulted” By Cocaine Allegations

Well, girl, what are you doing then?
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2015

Woman Has Crack Pipe Removed From Her Vagina, Dies Shortly After

Well, it was not a very pleasant holiday for a Florida woman named April Rollison, who died a week after having a crack pipe removed from her vagina. The 31-year-old woman was arrested on December 16 for drug charges, and was taken to the Polk County Jail's booking room, where a body scan alerted authoritie…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 26, 2014

The Civil Rights Act Now Covers Protections For Transgender Individuals

The Justice Department is now interpreting the Civil Rights Act to include protections for transgender people. (The Grio) The Miss World Pageant is no longer including the bikini portion. (The Independent) Nonviolent drug criminals who are serving bloated sentences that they wouldn’t be serving under the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act might be eligible…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 20, 2014

Are Women The New Face Of Marijuana Use?

What comes to mind when you picture someone who uses marijuana? For many it's the stereotypical image of a lazy, spacey, and possibly dirty stoner who listens to The Grateful Dead, prefers hemp as their jewelry of choice, and is always good for a laugh or two. Recently, however, mainstream publications like Vogue, Elle and…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / November 15, 2014

Food Truck Sold Tacos With Side Of Meth: Authorities

Tacos with a side of salsa, guac, and—meth? Seventeen members of an alleged international drug ring have been busted and indicted, the state's attorney general's office announced yesterday, revealing that one sales venue was a taco truck parked on the streets of Denver, the Denver Post reports.
By: Newser / September 24, 2014

These Derpy Dogs Are Stoned After A Visit To The Vet

I would never condone recreational painkiller use by domesticated animals. Just say no, dogs! But if they're going to get high off of pain medications due to a trip to the vet, while, I guess that's okay. Just make sure you film it for a supercut of high-off-their-ass pooches who have no idea what's going…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2014

Frisky Rant: I Don’t Understand Why You People Smoke Pot

One of the more ridiculous conversations I've had in my life -- and I've had many -- was about smoking pot. One of my friends at work told me he'd been smoking and driving and got pulled over for a broken tail light and got paranoid, and I guess I was supposed to laugh, but…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 1, 2014

6 Surprising Realities Of The Legal Weed Industry

Pot is more popular and more legal than it's ever been. Well, at least since lawmakers first started using it as an excuse to arrest Mexicans. It's been outright legalized in Washington, Colorado, and the city of Portland, Maine. Meanwhile, legions of legal medical growers across California and 22 other states have helped turn weed…
By: Cracked / August 28, 2014

Morning Quickies: Behold Miley Cyrus’ 5-Foot Bong

It's still a work in progress. [Instagram.com/MileyCyrus] Christian Bale and his model wife, Sibi, have welcomed their second child, a son. Congrats! [People] Mischa Barton is being sued for blowing off a film to party in Europe instead. [TMZ] The longtime announcer of "Saturday Night Live," Don Pardo, died…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2014

Following Arrest, Tennessee To Send Drug Addicted New Mom To Rehab

Prosecutors in Tennessee made a deal with the first woman to be arrested under a new law that jails mothers whose offspring test positive for drugs. Mallory Loyola, 26, will first undergo rehab treatment for meth as soon as room…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2014

Weed Weddings Are All The Rage In Colorado

Forget an open bar, the coolest way to impress your wedding guests is to pass them a blunt and offer up a plate of THC-laced brownies. That's right, man, weed weddings -- "weedings," obvs -- are the hot new nuptial trend in, where else, Colorado. According to an article in The New York Times --…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2014

Heroin Killed Socialite Peaches Geldof

Socialite Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner has confirmed. The 25-year-old mother of two was found dead in her UK home with one of her young sons beside her earlier this year. […
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2014

Woman Has Baby, Gets Arrested By Tennessee Police For Using Meth While Pregnant

Tennessee has arrested its first new mother under a new law that charges women for assault for using narcotics while pregnant. A 26-year-old mom was arrested after she tested positive for meth, which she admitted to using before her baby's birth. Call me crazy, but maybe quality drug rehabilitation treatment might work better…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2014

Angelina Jolie Allegedly Planning To Sue Daily Mail Over Rumored Drug Video

Angelina Jolie is reportedly planning to sue the UK's Daily Mail for publishing a video of her talking on the phone to her father, Jon Voight, which was supplied by a drug dealer who claims he sold Angie coke and heroin three times a week. Angie believes the 1998 video, in which she…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2014

Is Rob Kardashian Addicted To Sizzurp?

The Kardashians are supposedly worried Rob Kardashian is "deep into Sizzurp and weed" and pushing for him to go to rehab. [TMZ] Cara Delevingne kept being late and nodding off while being interviewed for a piece in Vogue, and well, she's not happy that it made it into the article. [Vogue,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 26, 2014

Four Women Busted For Strip Club Roofie/Blackmail Scheme

A heart surgeon, a hedge fund manager, a financial manager, and a lawyer walk into a bar ... But nope, this is not a joke: these four men have all been victims of a convoluted extortion plot. Usually when you read about someone being blackmailed with incriminating photos, it's a woman who is a victim…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 11, 2014

Selena Gomez’s Grandpa Blabs About Justin Bieber’s Drug Use

Selena Gomez might want to call Grandpa and tell him not to talk to reporters anymore. Ricardo Gomez spoke to OK! Magazine and said the family is "upset with [Justin Bieber's] behavior." Gomez called Bieber's friends "bad influences" and said his granddaughter Selena "told us that she didn't want to be with him because he…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2014

Ill-Advised Selfie Leads To Guy’s Arrest

Pro tip: It may not be a great idea to post selfies on Facebook that show you dealing drugs ... particularly if you were doing so next to sheriff's deputies. That's what Taylor Harrison, a 21-year-old South Florida man, allegedly did before he was arrested last week, First Coast News reports. Read…
By: Newser / May 13, 2014

Report: Peaches Geldof Died From A Heroin Overdose

Peaches Geldof died at 25 of a heroin overdose, the Times Of London reported today. The socialite daughter of musician Bob Geldof died on April 7 at her home in Kent, England, with her one-year-old son by her side. [US Weekly] Prince Harry and Cressida…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 1, 2014

True Story: Lessons Learned From A Lifetime Of Dating Men With Substance Abuse Problems

In high school, I fell for a guy named Opie. That was not his given name but a nickname he had acquired along the way. I would have asked from where it had come, but I never found the necessary strength to even talk to him, let alone inquire about the particulars of his life.
By: Amanda Chatel / April 24, 2014
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