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  1. 'Durability and Reinvention': IU Bloomington State of the Campus addressRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Indiana University Bloomington is grounded in durable principles of excellence but continually reinventing itself as part of an ever-changing world, Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel said Tuesday in her annual State of the Campus address. Addressing the Bloomington Faculty Council and other guests, Robel focused on the IU Bloomington Bicentennial Plan , which she said represents "a path to excellence for the dawn of our third century" and an appreciation for the people and culture that made the campus what it is.

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  2. East Liverpool MunicipalRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Review

    In Municipal Court Tuesday, Brian E. Stowers, 49, Annesley Road, had a charge of violating a protection order amended to disorderly conduct, for which he was fined $150, sentenced to 30 days, suspended, and placed on probation two years. A trial was set April 8 for Leigh R. Straight, 39, Sunset Drive, charged with possession of criminal tools and two counts of theft after a motion by the defense for intervention in lieu of conviction was overruled by the court.

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  3. Utah senate keeps medical marijuana under considerationRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    In a close vote on Monday evening, Senators gave preliminary approval to the proposal from Sen. Mark Madsen, a Saratoga Springs Republican. The bill is awaiting a final vote from the Senate and is expected to face strong opposition if it is passed to the House.

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  4. In Cresskill, more frank talk about fighting the tragedy of drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NorthJersey.com

    ... Tuesday night's snowstorm and gathered at the Merritt Memorial Elementary School in Cresskill for a forum on drug addiction among teens. The event came on the heels of energetic efforts by the Northern Valley Regional School District to combat the ...

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  5. Lawmakers Want Pills That Can't Be Crushed & Snorted, Melted & InjectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    Lawmakers want to help curb prescription drug abuse in Colorado, a state they say has one of the highest abuse rates in the country. Some lawmakers want a pill that can't be crushed and snorted, or melted and injected.

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  6. Group: NY needs $350M for heroin fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    A community-based provider today called on the state Legislature to invest $350 million in new funding for heroin and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery programs. The state's Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers Inc. said that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget failed to provide community-based providers with the necessary funding to provide drug treatment, Gannett's Denise Nickerson reports.

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  7. When it comes to addiction, are stars just like us?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Red Eye Chicago

    R&B superstar Mary J. Blige has struggled off and on for years with drug and alcohol addiction after being molested as a child. "What I did was I chose to learn how to drink socially and it didn't work," she told L.A. Confidential magazine in 2013 After struggling with drug and alcohol addiction his whole life--his father let him try marijuana at age 8, according to The Daily Mail--Robert Downey Jr. became sober in 2005 after his now-wife, Susan, refused to marry him otherwise.

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  8. Use of Alabama prescription drug monitoring program skyrocketed in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Alabama Live

    Use of the state's system for monitoring prescription painkillers increased by almost 50 percent between 2012 and 2014, following changes in the law to require doctors to register with the program. Doctors consulted the prescription drug monitoring program 761,943 times last year, compared to 525,576 in 2012.

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  9. Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit from Online HelpRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Health News Digest

    Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list. Researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.

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  10. Military says nope to dopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

    Military members are still prohibited from using, possessing, manufacturing, distribution and introduction of marijuana on an installation, vessel, vehicle or aircraft used or under the control of the armed forces. Members can be punished by the Uniform Code of Military Justice with a dishonorable discharge and up to five years of confinement.

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  11. Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit From Online Help, Study FindsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Newswise

    Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list. Researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.

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  12. EDITORIAL: Return of marijuana taxes will undermine promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Gazette

    ... in other states. When legalization advocates promise big new revenues for schools, anti-drug messaging and drug addiction rehabilitation, opponents cite Colorado's underwhelming financial returns. FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2012, file photo a ...

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  13. Topical BioMedics Hosts March Pain Management WebinarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PRWeb

    ... represents 5% of the world's population, yet consumers 99% of the world's Vicodin and 84% of the Oxycontin. Drug addiction in the U.S. has reached epidemic proportions, and 46 people die per day from overdosing on Rx painkillers*....The number is ...

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  14. Housing First program has success in study of homeless people with mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PhysOrg Weblog

    It sounds simple, but it appears to be working: Give homeless people financial help to find free-market rental accommodation in the community as well as mental health support services, and the success rate in ending their homelessness is far higher than with current approaches. That's the conclusion of new research by clinician scientists at the Centre for Research in Inner City Health of St. Michael's Hospital.

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  15. Lawmakers Take on HeroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    From Medicaid requirements to restrictions on dispensing painkillers to more thorough reporting rules by hospitals, the sponsor of a bill to combat heroin abuse promises there is something for almost everybody not to like. State Rep. Lou Lang , who chaired an Illinois House task force on the issue, rolled out what is described as a comprehensive bill during a statehouse news conference and said he and other lawmakers would have to fight a backlash and have a conversation with the governor, who may be reluctant to sign on to an estimated $25 million price tag for all of the programs which would be created or strengthened.

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  16. Reeves College's Lethbridge Campus Now Offering Addictions & Community Services Worker ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Market Wire

    Reeves College recently introduced the Addictions and Community Services Worker program to its campus in Lethbridge. The program will provide students with the opportunities they need to integrate the skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom in practical field placements and ultimately, find employment in Alberta's thirsting social services sector.

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  17. Poll shows support for cannabis in Utah; Senator begins pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Salt Lake Tribune

    If Utah were to allow "willing physicians and willing patients" to consider cannabis treatments, it would be a "highly regulated freedom," the senator sponsoring the medical marijuana bill told his colleagues Monday. Time ran out before a vote on the Senate floor, so Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, moved to table SB259.

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  18. 3-3 9am Tommy, where's the line between funny & offensive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    I John Mellencamp ticket giveaway this hour when you hear RO CK in the US they were discussing humor. And you be a couple of things here a pair of Russian Bayer's.

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A proposal that would use $25 million to battle prescription drug abuse and heroin use in Illinois has been introduced into the state legislature. Under the measure, the Illinois Board of Education would be required to develop a heroin and opiate drug prevention program.

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  20. Shock rise in the number of kids in rehab from the Dungannon areaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Tyrone Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A total of 164 children are currently in rehab for an alcohol addiction in the loca area, according to the latest figures from the Department of Health.

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