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Zero Hedge
Guns, Drugs, & Booze: The Bipartisan Support For ProhibitionIt’s been noticed more than a few times that there aren’t many substantive diff
Guns, Drugs, & Booze: The Bipartisan Support For Prohibition
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s been noticed more than a few times that there aren’t many substantive differences between the Republicans and Democrats. While this is true in many ways for the parties themselves, the Left and Right certainly differ on a range of issues from... Read more
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The Age
Why addiction isn't a disease but instead the result of 'deep learning'The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease by Professor Marc Lewis.
Why addiction isn't a disease but instead the result of 'deep learning'
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease by Professor Marc Lewis. For a long time, Marc Lewis felt a body blow of shame whenever he remembered that night. "We thought you were dead," accused one of his mates, leaning over him. Lewis... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Federal funds could help recovering heroin addictsAND LISA ROBINSON JOINS US IN THE STUDIO WITH HOW THIS NEW FEDERAL PLAN MAY OR
Federal funds could help recovering heroin addicts
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 12 days ago
AND LISA ROBINSON JOINS US IN THE STUDIO WITH HOW THIS NEW FEDERAL PLAN MAY OR MAY NOT HELP. LISA: WELL, LAST YEAR, THERE WERE 570 EIGHT HEROIN RELATED DEATHS IN THE STATE, AND ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DRUG ABUSE, ONLY 11% OF ADDICTS... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Heroin Statistics Behind the White House's New Anti-Drug PlanBetween 2002 and 2013, the rate of people dying from heroin-related overdoses i
The Heroin Statistics Behind the White House's New Anti-Drug Plan
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
Between 2002 and 2013, the rate of people dying from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. almost quadrupled. This dramatic increase, as well as a spike in heroin use, is why the White House introduced Monday a $5 million program aimed at curbing... Read more
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Boston Herald
AG files bill to crack down on fentanyl traffickersAttorney General Maura Healey is pushing a bill that would make trafficking of
AG files bill to crack down on fentanyl traffickers
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Attorney General Maura Healey is pushing a bill that would make trafficking of the powerful synthetic painkiller fentanyl a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison, her office announced today. Healey was expected to unveil the legislation at an... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Police: Approval of marijuana initiative could increase heroin abuse — The Medina County GazetteMedina County law enforcement officials say a ballot initiative to legalize mar
Police: Approval of marijuana initiative could increase heroin abuse — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Medina County law enforcement officials say a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use in Ohio would cause more harm than good. The measure was verified this week to appear on the ballot in November after... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Orlando area creates task force to help curtail heroin useORALNDO, Fla. (AP) - A task for is being formed to address the latest outbreak
Orlando area creates task force to help curtail heroin use
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
ORALNDO, Fla. (AP) - A task for is being formed to address the latest outbreak of heroin in central Florida. Orlando Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Sheriff Jerry Demings will officially announce the task force on Monday in Orlando. It will consist of more... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange County creates task force to attack heroin scourgeOrlando police and federal drug agents spent the last seven months trying to cl
Orange County creates task force to attack heroin scourge
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Orlando police and federal drug agents spent the last seven months trying to clean up a stretch of Semoran Boulevard known as "Heroin Alley." They made undercover buys from 25 suspected dealers selling heroin, cocaine, pot and pills between Colonial... Read more
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Philly.com
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey might not realize, though, is that inhaling the chemicals is illegal. And
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
They might not realize, though, is that inhaling the chemicals is illegal. And officials say, it can be dangerous, if not deadly. Each “huff” kills brain cells, restricts blood flow, causes breathing problems and overtime, can shrink the brain,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘Huffing’ trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably already in your home.
‘Huffing’ trend lingers, despite health concerns
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
They aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
‘Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsORLANDO, Florida - They aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably al
‘Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
ORLANDO, Florida - They aren’t new. They aren’t flashy. And they’re probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home.
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
They aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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The News & Observer
The public health issue of our time: prescription drug abuse | News & Observer August 3, 2015 The North Carolina Medical Society, dedic
The public health issue of our time: prescription drug abuse
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
| News & Observer August 3, 2015 The North Carolina Medical Society, dedicated to protecting the health and welfare of North... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home.
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
They aren't new. They aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concernsThey aren't new. They're aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your ho
'Huffing' trend lingers, despite health concerns
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
They aren't new. They're aren't flashy. And they're probably already in your home. Paint cans, air-duster cleaners, nail-polish removers and cleaners are harmless when used for their intended purposes. But to some people, those household products... Read more

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