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Lawmakers OK Bills To Target Drugged Driving

The Michigan Legislature has given final approval to bills designed to give police more tools to arrest drivers under the influence of drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

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Police Investigate Growing ‘Cloud 9′ Synthetic Drug Use In Plymouth-Canton Schools

Police said that there have been three incidents within the past day of students falling ill from the synthetic drug that can cause hallucinations, delusions and suicidal thoughts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2014

Ronald Ilitch (Booking Photo)

Mike Ilitch’s Son Pleads Guilty In Drug Case

Ronald Ilitch was driving with a female passenger near a hotel on Detroit’s northwest side on Aug. 27 when police conducted a traffic stop and found cocaine in his possession.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

Ronald Ilitch is seen on a monitor during his video arraignment on drug charges. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Mike Ilitch’s Son Arraigned On Drug Possession Charges

Police said Ilitch was found in a motel on the city’s west side with crack cocaine and a prostitute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2014

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Study: Social Media May Be Just As Addicting As Other Vices, Drugs and Alcohol

“People gravitate to social media because it’s a way to seem like you’re contacting people while you take no risk,” Dr. Gerald Schiener said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland County

Having seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases involving heroin, the Oakland County Sheriff’s office will be teaming up in the coming week with other law enforcement agencies to host a seminar aimed at educating the public on the dangers to teens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Woman Gets 25-50 Years In Drugged Driving Deaths

A 30-year-old Port Huron Township woman has learned her fate after being convicted of killing two men in a crash while driving under the influence of prescription pills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2014

Detroit Police Chief James Craig. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Police Chief: Death Threat Won’t Deter Fight On Drugs, Gangs

Police Chief Craig says he believes the threat was made by a gang member and drug dealer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Woman Convicted Of Murder In Drugged Driving Case

A 30-year-old Port Huron-area woman has been convicted in the deaths of two young men while driving under the influence of drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

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