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  1. B.C. doctors want clarity on prescribing medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chilliwack Progress

    Dr. William Cunningham, past president of Doctors of B.C. , said Health Canada should fund in-depth studies to generate scientific evidence on the proper medical use of cannabis. He said Ottawa has so far shown little interest in conducting clinical trials and tests to clarify the key issues of concern to physicians - which patients should and should not use marijuana, what the correct dosage is, and what dangerous interactions might arise in combination with other medications.

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  2. Keep Hunt on Beacon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cape Cod Times

    ... Hunt has always had for the people of his district; issues as relatively small as a sidewalk and as large as drug addiction and treatment. He realizes that alcohol and substance abuse have effects that we all suffer. From petty thefts to bank ...

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  3. The cost of addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A new report out this week provides yet more evidence of just how much the scourge of the nation's opioid epidemic has cost our communities and our country in both financial resources and human lives. A national study of hospital emergency department visits for opioid overdoses, recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that prescription opioids were involved in 67.8 percent of all overdoses reported by hospital emergency departments in 2010.

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  4. After accidental start, medical marijuana becomes a movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Floridians have been bombarded with press coverage of Amendment 2. Yet, for all the noise, there are important aspects of this discussion that have barely been touched upon, including the beginning of the medical-marijuana movement. How many Floridians are aware that a native son of the Sunshine State is the father of this movement? His name was Robert C. Randall - my late husband.

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  5. LETTER: Ridge Against Alcohol and Drugs (R.A.A.D) Role Models For StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheAlternativePress.com

    Ridge Against Alcohol and Drugs is a Bernards Township organization made up of high school students who work to provide information and prevent substance use among our peers. We are actively participating in our community by going to public events and spreading awareness about underage drug and alcohol abuse.

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  6. Cherokees open substance abuse treatment centerRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Navajo Times

    The grand opening of the new Jack Brown Center was held Monday. The facility will help tribal youth ages 13-18 who have drug and alcohol addiction and is one of only 10 centers of its kind in the country.

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  7. Sen. Ross Appointed to Commission on Substance AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Patch.com

    In light of the recent passage of legislation to provide opportunities for long-term substance abuse recovery, Senator Richard Ross has been appointed to serve on a special commission by Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr. The commission is tasked with investigating the criteria for the treatment and monitoring of nonviolent offenders with substance addictions, and to further expand effective evidence based treatment programs.

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  8. The Surprising Solution to Improve Your HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Psychology Today

    Think of a goal that you left unmet, without too much regret. Now think of one you have pursued tirelessly, despite obstacles, adversities, and situational challenges.

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  9. Stark differences in Fla. attorney general raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Bondi is a former prosecutor who has tackled issues such as prescription drug abuse and human trafficking. She also unsuccessfully sued the U.S. government over the federal health care overhaul.

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  10. State report: Opioid usage, deaths increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Business Journal

    Despite a drop in the number of murders in Massachusetts, the state saw an uptick in the number of opioid deaths. The numbers come from the 2014 Massachusetts Health Council report on preventable determinants of health, an annual summary of health trends to help guide health infrastructure investment and prevention efforts.

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  11. The Moral Ambiguity of BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Psychology Today

    So what could be so bad about feeling good-I mean really, really good? Unfortunately, like so many other, all-too-complicated things in life, the whole notion of bliss is replete with ethical contradictions and inconsistencies. Consider that bliss, or feeling "blissed out," is a flagrantly altered state of consciousness.

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  12. Arlington County agency expands at Sequoia PlazaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Virginia Business

    Arlington County Department of Human Services has signed a lease for 217,000 square feet at Sequoia Plaza, a three-building complex on Washington Boulevard in Arlington. Savills Studley, a commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation, advised the county in the transaction to consolidate the agency's administrative offices, health clinic, community-based rehabilitation, crisis intervention, mental health, substance abuse and psychiatric services.

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  13. Toronto elects moderate for mayor after Rob FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The China Post

    Canada's biggest city, Toronto, elected a moderate conservative Monday to succeed crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford, bringing an end to a chaotic 18 months at city hall. The culmination of a long and sometimes bitter campaign saw radio broadcaster John Tory, 60, win the job of chief magistrate.

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  14. New Life House announces their new blog article with Patrick Hawkins, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | PRWeb

    Into the Heart of Addiction, the New Life House blog, highlights Part 1 of their interview with Patrick Hawkins of Wilderness Treatment. Wilderness Treatment Center is a primary treatment center in Montana dedicated to helping young men recover from drug and alcohol addiction for over thirty years.

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  15. Glendale Middle Village Coalition holds another fundriaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Glendale Register

    Already almost halfway to its fundraising goal in less than two months, the Glendale Middle Village Coalition met to continue its campaign at Yerman's Irish Pub last Friday. The group, formed exclusively to fight the establishment of a homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Avenue, again drew hundreds to the event, using a raffle drawing as their central fundraising driver for the evening.

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  16. Stark Differences in Florida's Attorney General RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | WTVY Dothan

    Bondi is a former prosecutor who has tackled issues such as prescription drug abuse and human trafficking. She also unsuccessfully sued the U.S. government over the federal health care overhaul.

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  17. How Alcohol Abuse Changes Physical Appearance Over 20-Year Span, With Help From Online ToolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Medical Daily

    Rehabs's "Your Face as an Alcoholic" online tool lets you see what your face would look like if you were an alcoholic of 20 years. We all know excess drinking can bring on plenty of damaging health issues, such as liver disease and mental health problems, but it can also take a toll on your physical appearance.

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  18. Should energy drinks be age-restricted like alcohol? WHO official asks in reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Food Industry

    Energy drink consumption among young people, particularly in connection with alcohol, presents a significant public health concern that warrants further research and regulation, according to a report authored by World Health Organisation officials. Looking at the possible risks, adverse health effects and policy options for caffeinated drinks, the paper published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health suggested that an upper limit for caffeine per single serving should be established, as well as regulations for labelling, marketing and restrictions for sales to children and adolescents.

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  19. Abuse of prescription painkillers on the rise among high school athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | NBC29

    MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 -- Abuse of prescription painkillers is on the rise among high school athletes, and football players are among the worst offenders, a new study shows. "I've studied the use of performance-enhancing substances in sports for about 15 years, and this study extended that line of research to mind-altering substances," study author Bryan Denham, of Clemson University in South Carolina, said in a journal news release.

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  20. AAC Holdings, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Business Wire

    AAC Holdings, Inc. , the parent holding company of American Addiction Centers, Inc., announced details for the release of its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. The Company plans to issue its earnings release for the third quarter after the market closes on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, and will host a conference call and live audio webcast, both open for the general public to hear, on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss quarterly financial results and business highlights.

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