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  1. Comprehensive Pot Bill DiscussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com

    It's not your father's heroin. That's one of the messages some lawmakers have in urging a comprehensive program in one big bill.

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  2. Josh Hamilton's future rests with MLB as panel splits on rehab treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ArcaMax Publishing

    A four-person panel, which was to determine whether the Los Angeles Angels outfielder should enter a rehabilitation program for substance abuse, is deadlocked in its opinion, the Los Angeles Times has learned. The group is comprised of two attorneys and two physicians -- one of each appointed by the commissioner's office and the players union.

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  3. Former player Nate Jackson calls for NFL to allow marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Former Broncos tight end Nate Jackson says he believes the NFL will have no choice but to remove marijuana from its lists of banned substances in the near future. Speaking at a marijuana business conference, Jackson called on the league to allow medical marijuana as a means to help players deal with the physical and psychological pain and head injuries inherent to their profession.

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  4. Youth, media can play vital role in establishment of drug-free society 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ... that elimination of poverty, ignorance and pessimistic approach are necessary for bringing an end to the drug addiction in the country. He said healthy activities like sports and debates play a great role in preventing students from becoming ...

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  5. How to talk to your kids about drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOTV Battle Creek

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Studies show kids in West Michigan are trying drugs and alcohol as early as age 12. But there are things parents can do to help make sure their kids don't engage in dangerous behavior.

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  6. Heroin's Victims Lead Charge In Fighting EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links [] WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of America's most listened to radio stations providing news and information on the AM dial in New York for 45 years.

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  7. Senate advances bill to improve juvenile drug and alcohol correctional systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deseret News

    A Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday that would require Utah courts to provide treatment and offer more options for minors who repeatedly violate drug or alcohol laws rather than simply stripping them of their driver's licenses. A Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday that would require Utah courts to provide treatment and offer more options for minors who repeatedly violate drug or alcohol laws rather than simply stripping them of their driver's licenses.

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  8. Programs Help Students Cut Back On Booze, But Not For LongRead the original story

    Wednesday | WNYC-AM New York

    Most colleges require students to go through some sort of alcohol education program. When I was a freshman in college, I was required to play a video game that involved helping Franklin the frog navigate through various college parties without succumbing to alcohol poisoning.

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  9. Per Wickstrom Offers Guide to Parents for Keeping Youth SoberRead the original story

    Wednesday | Digital Game Developer

    With the growing influence of movies, television, video games and the internet in the lives of our teens and young adults, combined with the increasingly frantic lifestyle of modern parents, it can be difficult and confusing to try to keep up with what kids are into these days. It seems that every new fad or trend is replaced on a daily basis.

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  10. Benefits Of Efforts To Reduce Student Drinking Wear Off FastRead the original story

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    Most colleges require students to go through some sort of alcohol education program. When I was a freshman in college, I was required to play a video game that involved helping Franklin the frog navigate through various college parties without succumbing to alcohol poisoning.

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  11. The 'Constitutional Conservative' Who Wants to Legalize Pot-and Anything That's PeacefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    David Simpson, the Republican state representative who wants to repeal marijuana prohibition in Texas, is a radical. I mean that in a good way.

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  12. Pain Medications, Heroin, and YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Psychology Today

    Many people are prescribed opiate medications for short- or long-term treatment of pain. When used appropriately, these medications can be very helpful.

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  13. Bliss Recovery is dedicated to helping individuals overcome drug and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | LivePressWorld

    Bliss Recovery is a multi-licensed, fully accredited facility, founded specifically for the purpose of helping individuals overcome addiction and emotional issues as well as helping families of those affected. Based in Florida, Bliss Recovery is an alcohol and drug treatment center offering unparalleled recovery to people struggling with addiction and emotional issues.

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  14. Columbus, OH Combats the Sale of Kratom as a Drug, Harbor Village...Read the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    Prescription drug addiction, coupled with cocaine addiction is rife in the streets of Columbus. New drugs of interest, including Kratom, are gaining steady attention from authorities as potential substances of harm, as reported in a recent article by WKYC.

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  15. 230,000 in Taiwan have used illicit drugs: surveyRead the original story

    Wednesday | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, March 4 A survey on substance abuse in Taiwan has found that just over 1 percent of local residents aged 12 to 64 have used illicit drugs, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The survey, jointly published by the FDA and National Taiwan University, found the prevalence of the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, wine and liquor, betel nuts and illicit drugs to be 30.3 percent, 2.2 percent, 65 percent, 16.1 percent and 1.29 percent, respectively.

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  16. A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Safety,...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Neuropsychopharmacology

    Jeffrey J Buda 1 , F I Carroll 2 , Thomas R Kosten 3 , Dennis Swearingen 4 and Bradford B Walters 2 Correspondence: Dr BB Walters, RTI International, 3040 E. Cornwallis Road, P.O. Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2154, USA, Tel: +1 919 316 3509, Fax: +1 919 541 1275, E-mail: bwalters@rti.org Received 2 August 2014; Revised 14 January 2015; Accepted 16 January 2015 Accepted article preview online 23 January 2015; Advance online publication 4 March 2015 Animal studies suggest that kappa opioid receptor antagonists potentially could treat a wide variety of addictive and depressive disorders.

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  17. Super Duper Alice Cooper, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ContactMusic.com

    It's fair to say that Vincent Furnier made musical history when he became Alice Cooper ; an androgynous shock rocker who spent his teenage years pursuing a career in rock, and certainly not following in his preacher father's footsteps. From his inception, Alice Cooper went against the grain of what is accepted in modern music with over-the-top, gore-filled live shows which at one point saw a chicken get unwittingly murdered by his audience.

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  18. New healthcare law may threaten federally subsidized coverage for over 2.5 million AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News

    A new study shows that over 2.5 million Americans who have a serious mental health condition in 34 states will become uninsured in 2016, if the Supreme Court rolls back tax credit subsidies that currently make it affordable for those individuals to purchase coverage on federally-run health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act . The report highlights that 3.2 million citizens with serious mental health conditions in 34 states that have federally-run exchanges, are currently receiving subsidies that help offset the cost of monthly health insurance premiums.

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  19. Adolescents are Prone to Love AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Psychology Today

    Adolescence spans from roughly age twelve to as late as twenty-five, with the late teens and early twenties sometimes called 'emerging adulthood.' During this important and exciting phase of life, individuals transition from being children to being adults.

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  20. Heroin Overdose Deaths Nearly Quadruple in 13 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Live Science

    In a worsening trend, deaths from heroin overdose in the United States increased even more dramatically in recent years than they did over the previous decade, according to a new report. The results show the rate of death from heroin overdose nearly quadrupled, from 0.7 deaths per 100,000 people in the year 2000, to 2.7 deaths per 100,000 people in 2013.

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