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Ohio Attorney General Hosts Drug Abuse Community Forum at LCCC

Ohio Attorney General hosts Drug Abuse Community Forum at LCCC
Michael Allen Blair/Digital First Media Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine talks about the alarming number of heroin deaths in 2013 across Ohio. DeWine was visiting Lorain County Community College as part of the Ohio Attorney General's Drug Abuse …
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Heed Massachusetts's Cry for Help in Opioid Regulation

Heed Massachusetts's cry for help in opioid regulation
Doctors prescribed opioids to one out of eight privately insured pregnant women in 2011, the New York Times reported this month. As for the diversion to heroin, it preceded the “crackdown.” National Institute of Drug Abuse data show heroin use began …… Continue reading

News Briefs From Around Tennessee at 1:58 A.m. EDT

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT
(AP) — Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies. Health organizations and … The bill's supporters …… Continue reading

Azerbaijan Comments on Situation on Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking in

Azerbaijan comments on situation on drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking in
The document notes that according to 2013 statistics, 20 percent of drug addicts in Russia is pupils, 60 percent – young people under the age of 30 and 20 percent – old people. In 2013, Russian law-enforcement… Continue reading

Why Are Drugs So Hard to Quit

Why Are Drugs So Hard to Quit — Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Ad…

Speaking of Addiction Research
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Surviving High: The Cost of Addiction

Surviving High: The cost of addiction
Financially, the great expense of addiction and staying high often bankrupts addicts which leads to criminal behavior. According to U.S. Department of Justice statistics, 26 percent of drug offenders are more likely to commit crimes to support their …
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Where Dose Pharmaceutical Cocaine Come From?? Answers Please?

Question by Overthehill: where dose pharmaceutical cocaine come from?? answers please?
i am really interested in all answers TO ME IT IMPLYS IT IS MADE IN A LAB an to my knowledge it is a controlled substance but my gf got a hold of it hows that… Continue reading

See How We Use Social Data to Go Deeper Than Demographics

See How We Use Social Data To Go Deeper Than Demographics — Affinities is a new feature in our ForSight™ platform that focuses on who is doing the talking and what their interests. While marketers think they know thei…

Marijuana Legalization Town Hall
Since 2002, Dr. Potter has been investigating… Continue reading

Rep. Whitsett on the Need to Crack Down on Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Rep. Whitsett on the need to crack down on waste, fraud and abuse — Rep. Whitsett describes her bill to help reduce fraud and abuse in Oregon’s public assistance programs. House Republicans tried to bring the bill to the floo…

29-year UW study: Early gang participation makes lasting mark
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Government Approves Medical Marijuana Research

Government approves medical marijuana research
Researchers say the agency that oversees the farm, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, has long been hostile to proposals aimed at examining possible benefits of the drug. "This is a great day," said the Arizona researcher, Suzanne … to study how …
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