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  1. Critic Faults Alcoholics Anonymous For Lack Of EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... Post writer Tommy Rosen, who calls himself "a person in long-term recovery (23 years) who overcame severe drug addiction and alcoholism in great part due to the 12 Steps." Glaser's article, Rosen writes, is "painfully one-sided." Therapist and ...

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  2. The Conservative Gov's Needle ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Indiana's Republican Governor Mike Pence is battling his state's exploding HIV infection rate with a needle exchange. It's a bold, politically risky move with the potential to change the debate forever.

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  3. Feds May Spend Nearly $70 Million On Marijuana For ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    The federal government announced Monday that it is prepared to spend tens of millions of dollars on marijuana research through the University of Mississippi, which houses the only federally legal cannabis garden in the United States. The new contract, worth a maximum of $68.7 million over five years, was awarded by the National Institutes of Health Monday and posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website .

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  4. James Hannaham discusses drugs, slavery and 'Delicious Foods'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Los Angeles Times

    James Hannaham has made a career out of being unpredictable. The Bronx-born writer has worked as a journalist, critic, actor, comedian and teacher.

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  5. Top draft prospect admits to failed drug test at NFL scouting combineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Maryland Gazette

    Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory runs a drill during the NFL scouting combine in February where he tested positive for marijuana. His decision - making, though, would probably be ranked lower after the potential top-5 pick in the upcoming draft revealed Wednesday to NFL.com that he had failed a drug test at the NFL scouting combine in February.

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  6. Judge: Father sentenced in toddler's death 'tried to beat' drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KLTV Tyler

    A Smith County father whose daughter died in a hot truck last summer was told by a family court judge Thursday that he tried to beat the drug test. Russel Lindstrom was sentenced to probation after the death of his 4-year-old daughter Bella Rose.

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  7. Renz center urges participation in Alcohol-Free WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Renz Addiction Counseling Center is encouraging residents to participate in a community-wide three day Alcohol-Free Weekend, from Friday, April 3, through Sunday, April 5. This weekend is aimed to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it affects individuals, families, and businesses. “If you or someone you know experiences difficulty or discomfort within the 72-hour Alcohol-Free Weekend,” Renz Addiction Counseling Center's Executive Director Jerry Skogmo stated in a news release, “then I urge you to take the next step and complete an alcohol assessment.

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  8. Governor proposes to cut mental health crisis teams serving Cape, IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Cape Cod Times

    A union representing human services employees is criticizing a plan by Gov. Charlie Baker's administration to replace state-employed mental health crisis workers on the Cape and Islands with private contractors. Currently, the state Department of Mental Health employs social workers and other professionals who are on call around the clock to deal with psychiatric emergencies in Southeastern Massachusetts involving people who are on MassHealth or who have no insurance.

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  9. Scott Disick promotes Vegas party days after rehab exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | New York Daily News

    Scott Disick arrives at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on Feb. 21 in Las Vegas, NV. Days after leaving rehab he promoted his next party at the nightclub.

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  10. House committee OKs bill to create pilot program to drug-test TANF recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Arkansas Times

    The House committee on Public Health this morning voted to pass a bill that would require the Department of Workforce Services to create a pilot program to drug test people who receive benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program, or TANF. Rep. Robin Lundstrum presented SB 600, which she co-sponsored with Sen. Blake Johnson .

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  11. Jason Isbell: 'Jon Hamm Should Be Proud of Himself'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TIME.com

    Jon Hamm attends a Mad Men special screening at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on March 22, 2015. The singer-songwriter, who has struggled with alcoholism himself, on how the shame is in staying on the barstool, not in getting off it Many people were surprised to learn that Jon Hamm recently completed a rehabilitation program for alcohol abuse.

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  12. Randy Gregory's Failed Combine Drug Test Doesn't Have To Hurt His NFL CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rant Sports

    There seems to be news that a draft prospect failed a drug test at the NFL Combine every year, and with a little over a month to go before this year's draft a story has surfaced. Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory , in an interview with Kimberly Jones of NFL Media, acknowledged he tested positive for marijuana at the combine.

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  13. Humans conditioned to breakup and move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rediff.com

    ... Boutwell said, might be compared to asking a cocaine addict to break his or her habit. Building off the drug addiction analogy, Boutwell examined studies about the brains of former cocaine addicts to try to predict how the brains of those who are ...

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  14. Faith Hill and Tim McGraw $120 Million Divorce and Custody Battle After Cheating RumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

    Tim McGraw cheated on Faith Hill and now the couple heading for a $120 million divorce according to a recent report. More often not, especially in Hollywood, a celebrity's struggle with alcohol addiction and substance abuse comes with a side effect of cheating .

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  15. Pence declares emergency as HIV epidemic rocks IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Politico

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency in one county on Thursday in response to an HIV epidemic linked to intravenous drug use in the southeastern part of the state. The Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed 79 people have tested positive for the virus, with all cases originating from Scott County, officials said.

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  16. Jon on rehab: 'Life throws a lot at you sometimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hellomagazine.com

    Just a day after news broke that Jon Hamm had completed a 30-day program for alcohol abuse, the Mad Men actor has opened up about his addiction for the first time. He told Australian magazine TV Week about how it had been a difficult 24 hours for him since going public with his secret rehab stint.

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  17. Randy Gregory Failed Combine Drug Test; May Slide in NFL DraftRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Cincy Jungle

    Randy Gregory was once viewed as a consensus top-three NFL Draft prospect, but it's not even a certainty now that he goes in the top 10. One of the top prospects in this year's NFL Draft could be in for a big slide on Draft Day. Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory admitted Wednesday he failed a drug test at the NFL Scouting Combine for marijuana use.

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  18. Is marijuana a gateway drug?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Economist

    "AS LONG as I am governor of New Jersey, there won't be legalised marijuana in this state," vowed Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, on March 25th. A potential Republican contender in the 2016 presidential race, Mr Christie explained that "every bit of objective data tells us that it's a gateway drug to other drugs".

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  19. Award-winning film on drug addiction to be shown in MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

    "The Hungry Heart," a documentary film on prescription drug addiction and recovery in Vermont, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Amato Center for the Performing Arts, 56 Mont Vernon St. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion including film director Bess O'Brien and representatives from local community agencies. "We need to educate teens and parents about the addictive potential of these powerful drugs and their ability to ruin lives," said Bill Storo, MD, FAAP, New Hampshire Pediatric Society president.

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  20. First-of-its-kind drug and alcohol treatment center opens in West AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to the Addiction Prevention Coalition, over 120,000 people living in North Central Alabama need treatment for substance abuse and only 11 percent of those are actually getting treated. "I remember reading something from the CDC that stated Alabama's number one in heroin use..thinking that alone, having us here is huge," Jennifer Arteaga, Vice President of Clinical Services at Fayette Medical Center said.

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