Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

  • June 6, 2013 10:46 am
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As legalized marijuana appears in an increasing number of American homes, so too does evidence of a dark side: accidental ingestion of pot and pot-infused food by young children. The results can be frightening to such children, who often suffer anxiety attacks when they start to feel unexpected symptoms of being high: hallucinations, dizziness, altered […]

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Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’ Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

  • May 23, 2013 9:31 am
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By RANDY CAVIN Press Sports MARTIN — The messages were different, but the meaning was the same. Two well-known athletes spoke to 100 Martin Middle eighth-graders and 150 Martin Elementary fifth-graders at the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation on Friday at the Martin Middle School. Former Green Bay Packers and now retired offensive tackle […]

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Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County) Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

  • May 23, 2013 8:39 am
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This weekend, all West Tennessee Law Enforcement agencies will be increasing enforcement efforts in a program called “Hands across the Border” Sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols will be conducted Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th between the hours of 6pm and 3am Officers will concentrate their enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from the […]

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Greenfield Man Facing Drug Charges After Crime Stoppers Tip Greenfield Man Facing Drug Charges After Crime Stoppers Tip

Greenfield Man Facing Drug Charges After Crime Stoppers Tip

  • May 1, 2013 8:32 pm
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A Greenfield man is facing various drug possession charges following a search by the Greenfield Police.  According to reports, officers received a Crime Stoppers tip about possible illegal drug activity at a house on Avalon Street in Greenfield.  The owner of the home gave authorities permission to search the residence and no drugs were found […]

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Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

By RANDY CAVIN Press Sports MARTIN — The messages were different, but the meaning was the same. Two well-known athletes spoke to 100 Martin Middle eighth-graders and 150 Martin Elementary fifth-graders at the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation on Friday at the Martin Middle School. Former Green Bay Packers and now retired offensive tackle […]

May 23, 2013 9:31

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Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

This weekend, all West Tennessee Law Enforcement agencies will be increasing enforcement efforts in a program called “Hands across the Border” Sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols will be conducted Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th between the hours of 6pm and 3am Officers will concentrate their enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from the […]

May 23, 2013 8:39

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Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

As legalized marijuana appears in an increasing number of American homes, so too does evidence of a dark side: accidental ingestion of pot and pot-infused food by young children. The results can be frightening to such children, who often suffer anxiety attacks when they start to feel unexpected symptoms of being high: hallucinations, dizziness, altered […]

Jun 6, 2013 10:46

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Legalization of Marijuana Presents Driving Issues in Colorado

Legalization of Marijuana Presents Driving Issues in Colorado

DENVER — With the recreational use of marijuana now legal in Colorado, officers who patrol the state’s roads face a new set of challenges. Though smoking or possessing small amounts of cannabis is no longer breaking the law, anyone who drives while impaired is still subject to arrest. Which raises a knotty question: How many […]

Jun 10, 2013 9:06

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Legalization of Marijuana Presents Driving Issues in Colorado

Legalization of Marijuana Presents Driving Issues in Colorado

DENVER — With the recreational use of marijuana now legal in Colorado, officers who patrol the state’s roads face a new set of challenges. Though smoking or possessing small amounts of cannabis is no longer breaking the law, anyone who drives while impaired is still subject to arrest. Which raises a knotty question: How many […]

Depressed teens mostly struggle alone

Depressed teens mostly struggle alone

Some 2 million Americans adolescents experienced a bout of [depression] last year, but only about a third of them got any help in dealing with the sadness, irritability,  anxiety, guilt and loss of interest and energy that are the hallmarks of such episodes, a report says. The new findings, tallied by the federal government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

As legalized marijuana appears in an increasing number of American homes, so too does evidence of a dark side: accidental ingestion of pot and pot-infused food by young children. The results can be frightening to such children, who often suffer anxiety attacks when they start to feel unexpected symptoms of being high: hallucinations, dizziness, altered […]

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

By RANDY CAVIN Press Sports MARTIN — The messages were different, but the meaning was the same. Two well-known athletes spoke to 100 Martin Middle eighth-graders and 150 Martin Elementary fifth-graders at the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation on Friday at the Martin Middle School. Former Green Bay Packers and now retired offensive tackle […]

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

This weekend, all West Tennessee Law Enforcement agencies will be increasing enforcement efforts in a program called “Hands across the Border” Sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols will be conducted Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th between the hours of 6pm and 3am Officers will concentrate their enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from the […]

Greenfield Man Facing Drug Charges After Crime Stoppers Tip

Greenfield Man Facing Drug Charges After Crime Stoppers Tip

A Greenfield man is facing various drug possession charges following a search by the Greenfield Police.  According to reports, officers received a Crime Stoppers tip about possible illegal drug activity at a house on Avalon Street in Greenfield.  The owner of the home gave authorities permission to search the residence and no drugs were found […]

Martin Man Captured After Chase

Martin Man Captured After Chase

A Martin teenager is facing multiple charges in western Kentucky, after leading Kentucky State Police on a high speed chase.  Reports said 19 year old Landon Chase Coley was apprehended north of the Cayce community in Fulton County, after leading the Trooper on a chase involving speeds of well over 100 miles per hour.  Reports […]

Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

Martin Crime Stoppers says it needs the public’s help solving two crimes of the week.  Crime No. 1: On April 14 at about 11:15 p.m., two unknown black males were observed on store surveillance entering the Martin Walmart.  The subjects were seen taking a pair of bolt cutters and cutting a hole in the computer cabinet. They […]