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Springfield News-Sun
Medical marijuana cuts down overdose deaths in other statesyear after implementation of the laws. Advocates say legal marijuana could be
Medical marijuana cuts down overdose deaths in other states
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 minutes ago
year after implementation of the laws. Advocates say legal marijuana could be a potent weapon in the fight against opioid addiction in Ohio, where annual overdose deaths now outpace deaths from car accidents. But others caution that the research... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Netflix announces the arrival of the latest season of arguably the best dark-side-of-tech series ever madea game reviewer and later became a wolfish critic of mainstream news media, has
Netflix announces the arrival of the latest season of arguably the best dark-side-of-tech series ever made
SiliconANGLE / Posted 20 minutes ago
a game reviewer and later became a wolfish critic of mainstream news media, has said that his series is the hangover of our addiction to computer technology. It’s a bloody nasty hangover, too, but entirely gripping and thought-provoking... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Discovery of pain paradox paves way to new methods of pain controlthe central nervous system, they can affect other brain cells that use similar
Discovery of pain paradox paves way to new methods of pain control
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 minutes ago
the central nervous system, they can affect other brain cells that use similar pathways, leading to side effects such as addiction or sleepiness," says Professor Gamper. "If we could develop a drug to mimic the mechanism that Substance P uses,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Medical marijuana cuts down overdose deaths in other statesyear after implementation of the laws. Advocates say legal marijuana could be
Medical marijuana cuts down overdose deaths in other states
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 28 minutes ago
year after implementation of the laws. Advocates say legal marijuana could be a potent weapon in the fight against opioid addiction in Ohio, where annual overdose deaths now outpace deaths from car accidents. But others caution that the research... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Coffee nut M&M's to hit shelves in August after winning 'Flavor Vote'Coffee addiction just went to a whole new level. During the campaign contest,
Coffee nut M&M's to hit shelves in August after winning 'Flavor Vote'
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 29 minutes ago
Coffee addiction just went to a whole new level. During the campaign contest, consumers were asked to choose between a variety of chocolates: Coffee nut, honey nut and chili nut. Of course, with coffee's worldwide popularity, coffee nut was bound... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
SPECIAL REPORT: County seeks acquisition of Broome Developmentalwith New York State officials. WBNG is expecting an update on the County's pro
SPECIAL REPORT: County seeks acquisition of Broome Developmental
WBNG Binghamton / Posted an hour ago
with New York State officials. WBNG is expecting an update on the County's progress in the coming months. County Executive hopeful Jason Garnar (D) has suggested the Broome Developmental campus be turned into a heroin addiction treatment... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Getting treatment for addicitonThis week’s writer is Jessi de Boer, who wrote this in coordination with the Ad
Getting treatment for addiciton
The Addison County Independent / Posted an hour ago
This week’s writer is Jessi de Boer, who wrote this in coordination with the Addison County Committee on Opiate Addiction. DeBoer, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor and a licensed clinical mental health counselor, is coordinator of Adult Recovery... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Coffee nut M&M's to hit shelves in August after winning 'Flavor Vote'Coffee addiction just went to a whole new level. During the campaign contest,
Coffee nut M&M's to hit shelves in August after winning 'Flavor Vote'
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted an hour ago
Coffee addiction just went to a whole new level. During the campaign contest, consumers were asked to choose between a variety of chocolates: Coffee nut, honey nut and chili nut. Of course, with coffee's worldwide popularity, coffee nut was bound... Read more
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Billboard
5 Things We're Looking Forward to at Lollapalooza 20162016 marks the 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza, the celebrated Chicago festiva
5 Things We're Looking Forward to at Lollapalooza 2016
Billboard / Posted an hour ago
2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza, the celebrated Chicago festival that Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell kicked off well before most of the other big name U.S. fests (Coachella, Bonnaroo) were even a twinkle in their creators'... Read more
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Fortune
Harry Potter Mania Is Officially BackWall Street Journal’s Kate Maltby was less impressed, calling the plot “a mess”
Harry Potter Mania Is Officially Back
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
Wall Street Journal’s Kate Maltby was less impressed, calling the plot “a mess” and full of holes. But she added; “For those who grew up on – and with – Harry Potter, it will revive a powerful addiction to Ms. Rowling’s brand of poignan... Read more
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Brandon Sun
'I tell them I'm running as a warrior'the first to go?" he asked. "When you’re on the front lines of poverty, the fr
'I tell them I'm running as a warrior'
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
the first to go?" he asked. "When you’re on the front lines of poverty, the front lines of racism, the front lines of drug addiction, of violence who is going to get targeted first? Native women." Firth knows all about those front lines. He found... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine return to normal after quitting, study reportsstudy in Biological Psychiatry reports that smoking-related deficits in brain d
Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine return to normal after quitting, study reports
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 hours ago
study in Biological Psychiatry reports that smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine, a chemical implicated in reward and addiction, return to normal three months after quitting. The normalization of dopamine systems suggests smoking-related... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
D.A.'s strategy on overdose probes paying offInitiative -- a program designed to investigate overdose deaths -- some express
D.A.'s strategy on overdose probes paying off
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 hours ago
Initiative -- a program designed to investigate overdose deaths -- some expressed concern that it would criminalize addiction and even deter some from calling for help. But the D.A. was clear that the approach was focused on identifying the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
'Motivational biker chick' plans to open laser tag facilityinformation and a computer, where the employees will be able to encourage any i
'Motivational biker chick' plans to open laser tag facility
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
information and a computer, where the employees will be able to encourage any individual who may be struggling with drug addiction or depression, to get a brochure with a phone number — "someone they would be able to talk to help them get on a... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Sanderski announces suspension of state rep campaign | July 29, 2016an economy that needs to continue in growth while battling the ever-growing deb
Sanderski announces suspension of state rep campaign | July 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 hours ago
an economy that needs to continue in growth while battling the ever-growing debt, severe mental health issues along with an addiction crisis on opiates and heroin are all reasons why I believe the people of this district and across this Commonwealth... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
'Everyone should do it'Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli, encouraged
'Everyone should do it'
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli, encouraged people to get tested. "Dad battled addiction," Mabey said. "He decided to get tested because people he associated with had tested positive for the disease. "He... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ex-EastEnders star John Altman criticises the BBC soap for being 'politically correct'abuse, pimping and stealing. At one stage, he even tried to poison Dot, but th
Ex-EastEnders star John Altman criticises the BBC soap for being 'politically correct'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
abuse, pimping and stealing. At one stage, he even tried to poison Dot, but then had a change of heart. Nick’s heroin addiction was used as the plotline for his exit – with his “Ma” Dot buying the bad batch of smack that ultimately killed... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Patients in ‘immediate danger,’ but state didn’t stop pain doctor for yearswhose suitcase was packed for a trip to visit grandchildren in Spokane when pol
Patients in ‘immediate danger,’ but state didn’t stop pain doctor for years
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 hours ago
whose suitcase was packed for a trip to visit grandchildren in Spokane when police found her body. Kruse struggled with addiction much of her life but seemed to be getting better, Ellis said. “I kept some of the bottles because I was really... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
LePage blasts Congress, lobbyists, legislators in latest town hallwho runs a medical marijuana caregiver business in Unity, asked LePage if he su
LePage blasts Congress, lobbyists, legislators in latest town hall
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
who runs a medical marijuana caregiver business in Unity, asked LePage if he supported medical marijuana to treat opiate addiction and withdrawal symptoms. LePage quickly cut her off, saying, “I don’t know enough about it. I can’t say yes or no.... Read more
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Miami New Times
Redbull Is Live-Streaming Lollapalooza 2016 From East, Miamievent's sponsor) specialty cocktails. Acts scheduled to play during Saturday n
Redbull Is Live-Streaming Lollapalooza 2016 From East, Miami
Miami New Times / Posted 3 hours ago
event's sponsor) specialty cocktails. Acts scheduled to play during Saturday night include Lollapalooza veterans Jane's Addiction (led by Lollapalooza founder and one time North Miami Beach High student Perry Farrell) at 6:30 p.m.. The Red Hot... Read more
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Miami New Times
Homeless People Involuntarily Committed to Alcohol Treatment Under New Miami Beach Initiativelaw allows commitment of people who are drug- or alcohol-dependent if they have
Homeless People Involuntarily Committed to Alcohol Treatment Under New Miami Beach Initiative
Miami New Times / Posted 3 hours ago
law allows commitment of people who are drug- or alcohol-dependent if they have lost the power of self-control over their addiction and are either a physical danger to themselves or others — or are incapable of making a rational decision to get... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
OVI Court celebrates anniversarythe Summit County Legal Defender law practice, Summit County Sheriff’s Office,
OVI Court celebrates anniversary
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
the Summit County Legal Defender law practice, Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Oriana House, Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board and the Akron Police Department. “These agencies work closely with the OVI Court... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -economic productivity. “What is critical is to engage them in activities to ma
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 3 hours ago
economic productivity. “What is critical is to engage them in activities to make sure that they will totally quit their addiction and have a better life. I am planning to conduct a tree planting activity in Mt. Arayat as part of their physical... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Make Russia Hack Again?glass ceiling. Big Pharma’s Big Break for Itself Democrats and Republicans sa
Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Make Russia Hack Again?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 hours ago
glass ceiling. Big Pharma’s Big Break for Itself Democrats and Republicans say they are committed to fighting the opioid addiction crisis in America. But a new law, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama earlier this year, makes it... Read more
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Petersburg Pilot
U.S. Senator stops for meet and greetbrought up the topic of drugs in Petersburg, and mentioned the House recently p
U.S. Senator stops for meet and greet
Petersburg Pilot / Posted 3 hours ago
brought up the topic of drugs in Petersburg, and mentioned the House recently passing a bill to fight opioid addiction. Later in the event, Murkowski took the opportunity for local Police Chief Kelly Swihart to speak to the crowd.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetimemight be his best. The controversial director uses the events of the Columbine
20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
might be his best. The controversial director uses the events of the Columbine High School massacre to address the US' addiction to guns. Sadly, 14 years later the issues explored in this movie are still relevant.3. "City of God"... Read more
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FOX News
Hot Hollywood mamasshe still has the superbody she always did. Becoming a mom did wonders for Nic
Hot Hollywood mamas
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
she still has the superbody she always did. Becoming a mom did wonders for Nicole Richie, who battled weight problems and addiction for years. But after giving birth to her two kids, this young mom looks hotter than ever! What doesn't this... Read more
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Breitbart
Pakistan: Muslim Mobs Kill Teen, Riot After Drug Addict Arrested for ‘Desecrating’ Quranthe Quran has been identified as Amar Lal, a Hindu, who locals identify as eith
Pakistan: Muslim Mobs Kill Teen, Riot After Drug Addict Arrested for ‘Desecrating’ Quran
Breitbart / Posted 4 hours ago
the Quran has been identified as Amar Lal, a Hindu, who locals identify as either being mentally ill or suffering from drug addiction. Dawn cites witnesses saying Lal had been living in a mosque and had recently converted to Islam. Dozens of... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton actress Maxine Peake to star in A Streetcar Named DesireYoussef Kerkour, Reece Noi and Ryan Pope. Maxine, an associate artist at the R
Bolton actress Maxine Peake to star in A Streetcar Named Desire
Bolton News / Posted 4 hours ago
Youssef Kerkour, Reece Noi and Ryan Pope. Maxine, an associate artist at the Royal Exchange, plays a woman, who, battling addiction, goes to stay with her sister, played by Sharon Duncan-Brewster and her husband. A Streetcar Named Desire, Royal... Read more
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Daily Mail
E-cigarettes get 'more toxic with every puff', scientists saycould...E-cigarettes 'encourage teenagers to try tobacco': Warning...Mixing can
E-cigarettes get 'more toxic with every puff', scientists say
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
could...E-cigarettes 'encourage teenagers to try tobacco': Warning...Mixing cannabis with tobacco 'increases risk of addiction':... Share this article But experts from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory warn the results don’t mean... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Community members flood heroin and opioid town halltogether, which is important," DeWees said. After Colder's lecture, which disc
Community members flood heroin and opioid town hall
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
together, which is important," DeWees said. After Colder's lecture, which discussed the prevalence of heroin and opioid addictions, the emergence of fentanyl, the pathway from prescription pill addiction to heroin addiction and overdoses,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSt. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information Reformers Unanimous - addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers identify altered activity in distinct areas of the brain during hypnosis sessionsbeen shown to be effective in lessening chronic pain, the pain of childbirth an
Researchers identify altered activity in distinct areas of the brain during hypnosis sessions
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 hours ago
been shown to be effective in lessening chronic pain, the pain of childbirth and other medical procedures; treating smoking addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder; and easing anxiety or phobias. The new findings about how hypnosis affects the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell nonprofits: Time right to team upto early childhood education and work training. Lowell House, meanwhile, served
Lowell nonprofits: Time right to team up
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
to early childhood education and work training. Lowell House, meanwhile, served around 2,200 people recovering from addiction, many of whom also required the kinds of services CTI provides. The two organizations hope the new partnership will... Read more
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chad
“Heartless” former care assistant and partner physically abused frail man they cared forgentleman.” Fox was originally employed as a care assistant for the elderly re
“Heartless” former care assistant and partner physically abused frail man they cared for
chad / Posted 4 hours ago
gentleman.” Fox was originally employed as a care assistant for the elderly resident, but did not disclose her drug addiction prior to employment, which followed a period where the resident attempted to help Fox by giving her money for food... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pottermania awakens as new play, book, film revive magical worldimpressed, calling the plot "a mess" and full of holes. But she added; "For tho
Pottermania awakens as new play, book, film revive magical world
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
impressed, calling the plot "a mess" and full of holes. But she added; "For those who grew up on — and with — Harry Potter, it will revive a powerful addiction to Ms. Rowling’s brand of poignant truth." (Editing by Jill Serjeant and Jeffrey Hodg... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Coffee nut M&M's to hit shelves in August after winning 'Flavor Vote'Coffee addiction just went to a whole new level. During the campaign contest,
Coffee nut M&M's to hit shelves in August after winning 'Flavor Vote'
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 hours ago
Coffee addiction just went to a whole new level. During the campaign contest, consumers were asked to choose between a variety of chocolates: Coffee nut, honey nut and chili nut. Of course, with coffee's worldwide popularity, coffee nut was bound... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How the system failed a Maine family, landing a mentally ill son in jailthe years she’s spent battling — largely without success — to get her son help
How the system failed a Maine family, landing a mentally ill son in jail
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
the years she’s spent battling — largely without success — to get her son help for mental illness and his subsequent heroin addiction. “They never should have released him,” she said of her son Brandan Gilliam, 26, who was twice hospitalized... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Parents 360Rx encourages Guernsey County guardians to talk to children about prescription drug abuse11:00 AM Vicodin. Percocet. Marijuana. Heroin. Oxycontin. If you only try some
Parents 360Rx encourages Guernsey County guardians to talk to children about prescription drug abuse
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 hours ago
11:00 AM Vicodin. Percocet. Marijuana. Heroin. Oxycontin. If you only try something one time, it won't become a habit or addiction, right? This is the thought many young people have regarding prescription and illicit drug use. Adolescents might... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Woman pleads guilty to posing as nurse, stealing medicationscase without a finding for two years after Fisher’s attorney asked for leniency
Woman pleads guilty to posing as nurse, stealing medications
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 hours ago
case without a finding for two years after Fisher’s attorney asked for leniency, saying Fisher had struggled with drug addiction. If Fisher abides by probation terms during that time, the charges will be dropped. Prosecutors say Fisher was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sex allegations led to Tootoo’s ouster from Liberal caucusFormer fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo is out of a treatment centre for alcoho
Sex allegations led to Tootoo’s ouster from Liberal caucus
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Former fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo is out of a treatment centre for alcohol addiction, but he remains banned from the Liberal caucus and refuses to address accusations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a junior female staff... Read more
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MLive.com
Claims that deputies sought sexual favors from inmates results in 1 chargesome cases dating back several years. "The incarcerations of most, if not all,
Claims that deputies sought sexual favors from inmates results in 1 charge
MLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
some cases dating back several years. "The incarcerations of most, if not all, of the women involved were related to drug addiction," said the press release from the prosecutor. "Their statements to investigators described a feeling of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA's forced meth rehab plans underwaygovernment for taking eight years to devise a meth-tackling proposal. Mr McGow
WA's forced meth rehab plans underway
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 hours ago
government for taking eight years to devise a meth-tackling proposal. Mr McGowan said members of his family struggle with addiction and it's difficult to get voluntary treatment. 'People who want to get access to treatment, it's very hard to get... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi Kyle Joseph Peter Dawson jailed over 'degrading' acts on childrenfor aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Go
Kiwi Kyle Joseph Peter Dawson jailed over 'degrading' acts on children
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
for aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Godbolt told the court his client had an addiction to child pornography. He said Dawson had not been diagnosed as a paedophile and was "distressed by his own... Read more
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Northern Star
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skypefor aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Go
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skype
Northern Star / Posted 7 hours ago
for aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Godbolt told the court his client had an addiction to child pornography. He said Dawson had not been diagnosed as a pedophile and was "distressed by his own... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skypefor aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Go
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skype
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
for aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Godbolt told the court his client had an addiction to child pornography. He said Dawson had not been diagnosed as a pedophile and was "distressed by his own... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nova radio star Ash Bradman confronts his problem with alcoholradio presenter Ash Bradnam has revealed that he became a social recluse who li
Nova radio star Ash Bradman confronts his problem with alcohol
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
radio presenter Ash Bradnam has revealed that he became a social recluse who lived a life of lies and deception to hide his addiction to alcohol. The former Brisbane Nova FM morning show presenter kept vodka stashed in his car and would have his... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skypefor aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Go
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skype
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
for aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Godbolt told the court his client had an addiction to child pornography. He said Dawson had not been diagnosed as a pedophile and was "distressed by his own... Read more
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Queensland Times
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skypefor aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Go
Man directs own child pornography movies over Skype
Queensland Times / Posted 8 hours ago
for aiding and abetting and rescued three children. Defence barrister James Godbolt told the court his client had an addiction to child pornography. He said Dawson had not been diagnosed as a pedophile and was "distressed by his own... Read more
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