For years, WA State required all health agencies, including birth hospitals, to report to DOH all babies who were exposed to drug or alcohol use, as the DOH called it, substance-exposed infants. Now that rule has gone away.
WA State Department of Children, Youth and Families adopts new procedures
The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) now has issued new guidelines for dealing wit
The Washington State passed a bill Friday that would make the possession and use of hard drugs a gross misdemeanor and give courts more leverage to compel an individual to enter and successfully complete treatment programs for their substance abuse.
Grant County Commissioners signed an ordinance earlier this week that noted it remains unlawful for any person to knowingly possess a controlled substance.
The move comes in response to the state Supreme Court ruling this week saying that possession of narcotics is not considered illegal
Moses Lake Police seized more than three pounds of meth and four guns after a 911 call brought them to a home on the 800 block of Winona Street Tuesday night.
Dispatchers received a call of a sexual assault and upon responding, officers found evidence that the home had illegal drugs and applied for a search warrant
The Chelan County Regional Justice Center is holding two fundraisers to help cover the costs of a K9 team that will begin in the facility in November.
Jail Director Chris Sharp says it's part of a three-pronged approach to combat drugs getting into the building