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Police and Peers to help with drug problem

KINGWOOD — Kingwood City Council members are giving the Police and Peers program a try. Tonya Helmick, a member of the program who was at the Tuesday evening meeting, will work alongside the Kingwood Police…


Judge slaps down Big Pharma’s attack on drug price cuts

by Michael Hiltzik The pharmaceutical industry’s all-out attack on President Joe Biden’s drug negotiation initiative for Medicare — comprising nine federal lawsuits (so far) and lots of heavy breathing by lobbyists — has just run…


Lifetime SNAP ban for drug felons is cruel

As Missouri lawmakers embark on yet another legislative session sure to be defined by right-wing extremism and entrenched partisanship, positive exception has arisen regarding, of all things, public assistance: A bipartisan proposal would finally end…



What got lost in obesity drug hype

by Lisa Jarvis This year, the incredible potential of obesity medicines like Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic and Wegovy and Eli Lilly’s Zepbound started to come into view. The drugs work so well for so many that…


Westover traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A traffic stop on Monday at approximately 12:30 a.m. in Westover resulted in the arrest of a Monongalia County woman after police allegedly found multiple illegal substances in her vehicle. Patrolman Justice Carver, with the…