referring to An ordinance passed this week will now make it illegal to be under the influence of a controlled substance in public in the city of Weirton.
“We have been continuously seeing the controlled substance ones on a regular basis,” he continued.
The ordinance, similar to public intoxication from alcohol, will now make it illegal for anyone to be under the influence of a controlled substance in public.
“These addicts were going in, stealing things, running out of the store and literally passing out in the parking lot,” Alexander said.
“You can’t just come in and pull into the parking lot of the local Kroger’s and shoot up heroin and expect that nothing’s going to happen.”
Parents’ candor about substance abuse pays
It is good policy for parents to be frank about their previous alcohol or drug abuse.
I was candid about my abuse with both of my boys since they were 6 and 7 years old.
One is straight edge (no alcohol or drugs whatsoever) and the other is a responsible social drinker.
I am a 54-year-old woman in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
Being candid and honest with your kids works.
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