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The Examiner
Bob Buckley: Jackson County's Drug Court does good workthe program works. I recently spoke to a friend of mine who had been participa
Bob Buckley: Jackson County's Drug Court does good work
The Examiner / Posted 46 minutes ago
the program works. I recently spoke to a friend of mine who had been participating in the Jackson County drug court. His addiction was to alcohol and he had been arrested on a felony DUI (driving under the influence) which means that he had... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Greater Lowell Community Foundation raising money to help get more people into drug treatmentFor Begley, it means the world to see so many people come out to contribute to
Greater Lowell Community Foundation raising money to help get more people into drug treatment
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
For Begley, it means the world to see so many people come out to contribute to helping those suffering from substance-abuse addiction get help and to combat the stigma associated with the issue. Jay Linnehan, executive director of the Greater Lowell... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Religion calendarwill discuss plans for a transitional home for women who have been incarcerated
Religion calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
will discuss plans for a transitional home for women who have been incarcerated or survived abuse, sexual violence or addiction. Snacks, beer and wine will be served. (501) 590-2515 or kathykaz2011@gmail.com. • South Highland Baptist Church,... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Marshall University in forefront of providing DNA relationship trainingthe school-based program, based on the premise effective prevention is the sing
Marshall University in forefront of providing DNA relationship training
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
the school-based program, based on the premise effective prevention is the single most effective long-term solution to drug addiction. A new community partnership in Martinsburg is hoping to tackle opioid abuse by eliminating some of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Morrisey criticizes Reynolds for failing to report contractsthe school-based program, based on the premise effective prevention is the sing
Morrisey criticizes Reynolds for failing to report contracts
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
the school-based program, based on the premise effective prevention is the single most effective long-term solution to drug addiction. A new community partnership in Martinsburg is hoping to tackle opioid abuse by eliminating some of the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Reading Speaking Out, I found myself agreeing with Ed Ballsplaces too much emphasis, however, on the negative effect of an early round of
Reading Speaking Out, I found myself agreeing with Ed Balls
The New Statesman / Posted 3 hours ago
places too much emphasis, however, on the negative effect of an early round of fiscal tightening, when the damage caused by addiction to monetary stimulus has been more apparent over time. Balls argues that his biggest achievement in economic... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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Hamilton News
Kids are going to die from fentanyl abuse tooare completely preventable. Steps have been taken to address the problem, but
Kids are going to die from fentanyl abuse too
Hamilton News / Posted 4 hours ago
are completely preventable. Steps have been taken to address the problem, but it's clearly not enough. “People with addictions are going to die. People with chronic pain are going to die. And kids at frosh week — kids experiment. They’re... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Bad medicine: The fentanyl epidemicMacRury, the son of Hamilton Spectator Action Line columnist Al MacRury, had lo
Bad medicine: The fentanyl epidemic
Dundas Star News / Posted 4 hours ago
MacRury, the son of Hamilton Spectator Action Line columnist Al MacRury, had long struggled with mental health issues and addictions when he discovered the drug this spring. He knew it was dangerous, but it brought him a physical and emotional... Read more
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Northern Star
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
Northern Star / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Many doctors not using site to keep painkillers in checksaid Reggie Fields, a spokesman for the association. Fields said the medical c
Many doctors not using site to keep painkillers in check
The Alliance Review / Posted 4 hours ago
said Reggie Fields, a spokesman for the association. Fields said the medical community recognizes the extent of the opiate addiction problem in the state and supports the law as a way to improve tracking of painkiller prescriptions and to identify... Read more
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Express and Star
Ex-Coronation Street actor Johnny Briggs' daughter and granddaughter behind bars « Express & Starblow after the pair were sent to prison for several thefts. The 81-year-old’s
Ex-Coronation Street actor Johnny Briggs' daughter and granddaughter behind bars « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 hours ago
blow after the pair were sent to prison for several thefts. The 81-year-old’s daughter and granddaughter have battled drug addiction for many years, and he has previously disowned them. Karen Briggs, aged 51, and Emma Beach, 28, were found guilty... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Co Down pub transformed into Recovery Cafe for alcoholicsthem busy and to keep their minds active.” The group has also built a garden a
Co Down pub transformed into Recovery Cafe for alcoholics
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
them busy and to keep their minds active.” The group has also built a garden at the site which will be a Garden of Remembrance for all those who have died through addiction. They will plant a tree or a rose for each one to keep their names... Read more
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Queensland Times
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
Queensland Times / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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News Mail
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exe
Click go the years, and suddenly I'm turning 50
News Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
flying cars). So now it's onwards to 60, while doing the minimum amount of exercise necessary to counter the effects of my addiction to chocolate, beer and potato chips ... actually, hold that thought, I've got to duck out to the kitchen. If I... Read more
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Boston Herald
Marty Walsh: City, Samaritans partner on suicide preventionfeel that there’s nowhere else to turn, and that drastic action needs to be tak
Marty Walsh: City, Samaritans partner on suicide prevention
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
feel that there’s nowhere else to turn, and that drastic action needs to be taken to escape. As someone who dealt with addiction, I know how important it is to have someone in your corner — someone to turn to, when it all seems too much to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hamilton Accies: The football club saving lives and asking why others aren't doing the samemention here but include the Blameless Children’s Charity, which caters for son
Hamilton Accies: The football club saving lives and asking why others aren't doing the same
heraldscotland / Posted 5 hours ago
mention here but include the Blameless Children’s Charity, which caters for sons and daughters within families dealing with addiction, the veterans' charity Soldiers off the Street and many others which focus on the disadvantaged and vulnerable in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Probe into police department and its prominent chief deepensgained national prominence when he launched in June 2015 the city’s ANGEL progr
Probe into police department and its prominent chief deepens
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 hours ago
gained national prominence when he launched in June 2015 the city’s ANGEL program providing heroin addiction services. The program has been replicated in dozens of police departments across the country. Campanello was... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
32nd Senate race has no incumbentand directing those with substance use problems to the facility as soon as they
32nd Senate race has no incumbent
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
and directing those with substance use problems to the facility as soon as they are apprehended, could lead users away from addiction and the crimes that sometimes accompany it, Allen said. With programs that focus on re-entry and education for... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKPantry, 794 E. Third St. Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Roa
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 6 hours ago
Pantry, 794 E. Third St. Al-Anon meeting, 6 p.m., Oxford House, 320 Benton Road (Route 14); wheelchair accessible. Addiction recovery, open meeting, 8 p.m., Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St.; 330-332-8573. ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m.,... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
People continue to be treated for Spicespice calls have gone down, according to the Tucson Fire Department, but there
People continue to be treated for Spice
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 hours ago
spice calls have gone down, according to the Tucson Fire Department, but there are still people that are being treated for addiction. John Leggio, a licensed independent substance abuse counselor and CEO of The Mark Drug & Alcohol Outpatient... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Ole Miss student reportedly abducted, assaulted during fake cab ridespice calls have gone down, according to the Tucson Fire Department, but there
Ole Miss student reportedly abducted, assaulted during fake cab ride
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 hours ago
spice calls have gone down, according to the Tucson Fire Department, but there are still people that are being treated for addiction. It's been almost two months since three Tucson stores were raided for the illegal sale of spice in which multiple... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Divided America: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on futureto a generation that was doing worse." As incomes have stagnated for working c
Divided America: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
to a generation that was doing worse." As incomes have stagnated for working class whites, their rates of suicide, drug addiction and mortality have surged. Two economists in December 2015 reported that death rates have been rising since 1999... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Placid to host forum on heroin epidemicThe forum, dubbed "Responding to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: An
Placid to host forum on heroin epidemic
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 7 hours ago
The forum, dubbed "Responding to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: An Epidemic of Addiction," will take place on Friday, Nov. 11. It's a joint production of the Essex County Heroin & Opioid Coalition, the U.S. Department of Health and Human... Read more
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Rappler
'We cannot arrest our way out of this drug problem'one of the most sustainable ways possible: by helping hundreds of thousands of
'We cannot arrest our way out of this drug problem'
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
one of the most sustainable ways possible: by helping hundreds of thousands of people get the help they want to beat their addiction." Recently, too, members of the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights questioned the Philippines... Read more
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The News-Times
Mental health the focus in 106thcuts to mental health programs have already been felt with layoffs in the sprin
Mental health the focus in 106th
The News-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
cuts to mental health programs have already been felt with layoffs in the spring in the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. In Newtown, where a six-member trauma team had been providing recovery care to hundreds of families, the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Kratom users want DEA to reconsider possible banDENVER -- Carli Osbourne knows the grip of opioid addiction. "I've been on pai
Kratom users want DEA to reconsider possible ban
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 hours ago
DENVER -- Carli Osbourne knows the grip of opioid addiction. "I've been on pain pills off and on since I was 14. I tried to quit several times on my own," Osbourne said. She also knows the nine-year pain of trying to quit. "Your veins feel like... Read more
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Daily Mail
Country star Keith Urban reveals Elton John is his musical inspirationwhen bands such as The Eagles and ABBA were at their peak. Meanwhile, fame did
Country star Keith Urban reveals Elton John is his musical inspiration
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
when bands such as The Eagles and ABBA were at their peak. Meanwhile, fame didn't come easily for Keith who struggled with addiction early in his career before marrying actress Nicole Kidman in 2006. 'It's universal and simple': Popular music also... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Narcan saves a life two days after Pittsfield Fire Department gets itAbuse Services in Pittsfield. Naloxone can provide a wake-up call that motivat
Narcan saves a life two days after Pittsfield Fire Department gets it
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 hours ago
Abuse Services in Pittsfield. Naloxone can provide a wake-up call that motivates some patients to seek treatment for their addictions, she said. "If you don't stop someone's overdose, they're not going to live another day to seek treatment,"... Read more
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The Temasek Review
The Allure of Contraband « Opinion « TR EMERITUSconsumption of these substances – to help addicts reduce their consumption of s
The Allure of Contraband « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 hours ago
consumption of these substances – to help addicts reduce their consumption of such commodities, and hopefully quit their addiction. Since these taxes also significantly increase the prices of alcohol and cigarettes; addicts are hence not merely... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
New drug initiative launches in EllsworthEllsworth Police Department launched Project HOPE on Friday for those strugglin
New drug initiative launches in Ellsworth
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 hours ago
Ellsworth Police Department launched Project HOPE on Friday for those struggling with Maine’s growing drug epidemic. The addiction recovery initiative is not the first in the state. The program was created in Gloucester, Mass., and adopted by the... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Happy Hour: It's never going to only be about the racingBut the soap opera of rules, personalities and stories that are at times strang
Happy Hour: It's never going to only be about the racing
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 hours ago
But the soap opera of rules, personalities and stories that are at times stranger than fiction is what helps feed our addiction. Yeah, there may be a lot less dysfunction without some of the craziness that happens on a regular basis. But it... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Stretch of sunny days coming to an endold. A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been arrested in connection with the death of
Stretch of sunny days coming to an end
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 11 hours ago
old. A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 19-year old. Healthbeat 4: Overcoming addictionHealthbeat 4: Overcoming addiction September is National Recovery month. A time to celebrate the millions of... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Testimony begins in Isaiah Mothershed attempted murder trialold. A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been arrested in connection with the death of
Testimony begins in Isaiah Mothershed attempted murder trial
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 11 hours ago
old. A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 19-year old. Healthbeat 4: Overcoming addictionHealthbeat 4: Overcoming addiction September is National Recovery month. A time to celebrate the millions of... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City joins Hard Rock Internationalold. A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been arrested in connection with the death of
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City joins Hard Rock International
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 11 hours ago
old. A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 19-year old. Healthbeat 4: Overcoming addictionHealthbeat 4: Overcoming addiction September is National Recovery month. A time to celebrate the millions of... Read more
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OregonLive.com
When facts, logic and history don't matter: Charles Krauthammerduring the first presidential debate. (People count this sort of thing.) Dr. Ho
When facts, logic and history don't matter: Charles Krauthammer
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
during the first presidential debate. (People count this sort of thing.) Dr. Howard Dean has suggested a possible cocaine addiction. In a man who doesn't even drink coffee? This campaign is sinking to somewhere between zany and totally insane. Is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elderly Sentenced to Life in Prison for Human Traffickingin exchange for an undisclosed amount. The lady's motive for selling off her ch
Elderly Sentenced to Life in Prison for Human Trafficking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
in exchange for an undisclosed amount. The lady's motive for selling off her child was allegedly to satisfy her alcohol addiction. It transpired during the investigations that the sexual exploitation of the minor began approximately towards the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
New drug initiative launches in EllsworthEllsworth Police Department launched Project HOPE on Friday for those strugglin
New drug initiative launches in Ellsworth
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 hours ago
Ellsworth Police Department launched Project HOPE on Friday for those struggling with Maine’s growing drug epidemic. The addiction recovery initiative is not the first in the state. The program was created in Gloucester, Mass., and adopted by the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
A local family's battle with addictionNational Recovery Month and it hits home for many families in the local communi
A local family's battle with addiction
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 hours ago
National Recovery Month and it hits home for many families in the local community. Destiny Kutkuhn has battled with drug addiction for almost eight years but is finally clean. She wants people who are still battling addiction to know that there... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Probe into police department and its prominent chief deepensgained national prominence when he launched in June 2015 the city's ANGEL progr
Probe into police department and its prominent chief deepens
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 hours ago
gained national prominence when he launched in June 2015 the city's ANGEL program providing heroin addiction services. The program has been replicated in dozens of police departments across the country. Campanello was... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug usersto combat the drug trade in a sustainable way by helping hundreds of thousands
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
to combat the drug trade in a sustainable way by helping hundreds of thousands of people get the help to beat their addiction. "No amount of killing will result in reforms that improve the judiciary, end corruption and impunity in law... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Browns coach Jackson says team ‘moved on’ from Josh Gordonnext week and possibly play Oct. 9. However, Gordon has chosen to put his care
Browns coach Jackson says team ‘moved on’ from Josh Gordon
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
next week and possibly play Oct. 9. However, Gordon has chosen to put his career on hold to work on an unidentified addiction. Jackson, who said he talked to Gordon “several times” about his decision to enter rehab, grew tired of the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
DEA says kratom will become illegal; no date setRoberts purchases kratom at Double Shoppe One Stop in Ocean Springs. He says th
DEA says kratom will become illegal; no date set
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 hours ago
Roberts purchases kratom at Double Shoppe One Stop in Ocean Springs. He says the substance has helped him shake an opiate addiction that sent him to rehab multiple times. "Sometimes I have bad cravings and want to get high, when I found kratom it... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Violent Wollongong thief had $1500 a day ice habitdrug habit, a court has heard. Jerome Lawrence told Wollongong District Court
Violent Wollongong thief had $1500 a day ice habit
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 hours ago
drug habit, a court has heard. Jerome Lawrence told Wollongong District Court on Thursday that at the height of his addiction he was spending up to $1500 a day on ice – and turned to crime to fund it. The court heard he forced his way... Read more
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The Young Witness
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug usersto combat the drug trade in a sustainable way by helping hundreds of thousands
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users
The Young Witness / Posted 12 hours ago
to combat the drug trade in a sustainable way by helping hundreds of thousands of people get the help to beat their addiction. "No amount of killing will result in reforms that improve the judiciary, end corruption and impunity in law... Read more
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The Young Witness
Violent Wollongong thief had $1500 a day ice habitdrug habit, a court has heard. Jerome Lawrence told Wollongong District Court
Violent Wollongong thief had $1500 a day ice habit
The Young Witness / Posted 12 hours ago
drug habit, a court has heard. Jerome Lawrence told Wollongong District Court on Thursday that at the height of his addiction he was spending up to $1500 a day on ice – and turned to crime to fund it. The court heard he forced his way... Read more
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Western Advocate
Violent Wollongong thief had $1500 a day ice habitdrug habit, a court has heard. Jerome Lawrence told Wollongong District Court
Violent Wollongong thief had $1500 a day ice habit
Western Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
drug habit, a court has heard. Jerome Lawrence told Wollongong District Court on Thursday that at the height of his addiction he was spending up to $1500 a day on ice – and turned to crime to fund it. The court heard he forced his way... Read more
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