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Court for Drug Addicts at Risk

Court for drug addicts at risk
The future of Winnipeg's drug treatment court is in jeopardy due to a lack of stable funding and friction over which level of government should control the long-running program, the Free Press has learned. As of May 1, the drug court stopped accepting new applications from offenders because
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Community conversation on heroin
Many communities are trying to deal with the growing problem of heroin use. Wednesday night, the East Area and Manlius YMCAs hosted a community conversation. It provided information on a range of topics, from warning signs to where to go for help. Iris St. Meran talked to people working to stop this epidemic.
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BioCorRx Opening Addiction Recovery Clinic in Atlanta – Gant Daily

BioCorRx opening addiction recovery clinic in Atlanta – Gant Daily

BioCorRx opening addiction recovery clinic in Atlanta
Gant Daily
In an announcement on Friday, BioCorRx said alcohol and drug addiction patients from major cities southeast of Georgia could benefit from the accessibility of the clinic at 5569 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. Ste. 280. The company's medical director, Dr

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Prohibitionist Makes The Case For Marijuana Legalization – The Weed Blog (blog)


The Weed Blog (blog)

Prohibitionist Makes The Case For Marijuana Legalization
The Weed Blog (blog)
But I can tell you what the statistics are for most of the drug rehabs in the United States as of 2011. When it comes to those placed in rehab for marijuana alone, over half (53%) of the admissions are forced by the criminal justice system and another

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Using Strategies Reserved for Disease Outbreak, Activists Try to “Cure” Urban

Using Strategies Reserved for Disease Outbreak, Activists Try to “Cure” Urban
Fourteen years after the organization Cure Violence started in Chicago, studies show its tactics—which treat violence as a “disease” to be contained—are working. It's newest partner? Syria. …. In Texas, funneling money to special courts (like drug …
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Medicare officials hope release of data will help identify waste and combat fraud
The federal government published data tracing the $ 77 billion that Medicare paid to physicians, drug testing companies and other medical practitioners throughout 2012, and what services they were being reimbursed for. The data cover 888,000 … The …
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FBI Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015

FBI Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015
It impacts how well U.S. borders are secured and neighborhoods are protected, how verdicts are handed down in court, and how well public infrastructure such as schools and roads are built. The FBI is uniquely situated to address this … Any corruption …
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Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober: Study
A federal appeals court has upheld Texas' tough new restrictions on abortion, meaning Dr. Lester Minto's clinic near the Mexican border will stay closed.More >>. Dr. Lester Minto knows …. Scientists are looking at new ways to try to improve those …
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Serious heroin problem deserves serious remedy
In just the past few weeks, Calvert County has become focused on creating an adult drug court, where nonviolent offenders would be offered the chance to seek counseling and rehabilitation in lieu of a jail sentence. It's important to attack the root of …
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Tighter Drug Testing Proposed for Those on Public Assistance

Tighter drug testing proposed for those on public assistance
Under Whitney's bill, if a jobless applicant or welfaire recipient tests positive for illegal drugs, benefits would be suspended until substance abuse treatment and job skills classes are completed. On the second offense, the recipient would be barred …
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Local News Briefs Thursday 3/20/14
The proposal would require insurance companies to cover chemotherapy drugs in pill form if they already cover traditional chemo treatments. The Senate approved the bill on a … According to figures from the state's Department of Workforce Development …
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Federal Drug Prosecutions Drop To Reagan-Era Levels
The latest statistics, compiled by Syracuse University's TRAC program, also appear to show that the number of defendants charged with drug offenses during the six-month period from August through January is the lowest six-month total since the end of …
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Caribbean Chief Justices and Multidisciplinary Teams Participated in Workshop

Caribbean Chief Justices and Multidisciplinary Teams Participated in Workshop
WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization of American States (OAS), in cooperation with the Canadian Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals (CADTCP), held this week in Vancouver, Canada, a Drug Treatment Court (DTC) Exchange and On-Site …
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Seattle Police Reexamine Kurt Cobain's Death
Despite the hoopla, the case on Cobain's death will not be reopened, Detective Renee Witt, a police spokeswoman, told The Washington Post Thursday afternoon. Witt explained a cold case detective was going through the case due to the upcoming …
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Man charged in Syria plot returning to California
The singer was arrested on Friday, March 14, 2014, after he was dismissed from a Malibu facility where he was receiving treatment for anger management, substance abuse and issues related to bipolar disorder. (AP Photo/Lucy Nicholson, … Nicholas …
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