Health

New York is latest state to legalize recreational marijuana

New Yorkers can now possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, while sales of recreational-use marijuana won't become legal for an estimated 18 months until the state ...

Medications

Doctors who say no to opioid use face threats from patients

One patient threatened to shoot Dr. Terry Hunt if physical therapy didn't relieve his pain as effectively as opioids did. Another harassed his staff, then roamed a hospital searching for Hunt after being told he would be ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada's Ontario province issues stay-at-home order

Canada's Ontario province, the country's most populous and its economic engine, on Tuesday ordered residents to stay home as projections showed the number of COVID-19 cases could soon explode, overwhelming hospitals.

Health

A community-level intervention reduces alcohol-related crashes

New research from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation shows that a community-level alcohol intervention in California resulted in a 17% reduction in alcohol-involved crashes ...

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Law enforcement agency

In North American English, a Law enforcement agency (LEA) is an organisation that enforces the law.

Outside North America, such organisations are called police services. In North America, some of these services are called police, others have other names (e.g. sherriff's department; investigative police services in the USA are often called bureaus (e.g. FBI, ICE, ATF, DEA, USSS, SBI, etc.).)

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