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June 26: Activists in Tons of of Cities Throughout the Globe Stage Actions Calling for Drug Coverage Reform

‘Assist. Don’t Punish’ Actions a Counter-Demonstration to United Nations ‘Anti-Drug Day’, Usually Utilized by Governments to Tout Punitive Insurance policies NYC Motion: Rally in Entrance of United Nations Headquarters On Tuesday, June 26, activists will collect at 1:30 pm at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, reverse the United Nations Headquarters in New York, to name for world […]

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Trump’s Common Counsel for Drug Czar All of the sudden Dismissed

Lawrence Muir, the general counsel for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, has been fired. Lawrence Muir – also known as Chip – the acting chief of staff and general counsel for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, was fired suddenly for unknown reasons, according to CNN. This abrupt dismissal is the latest […]

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Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pleasantville, Atlantic Metropolis and Mainland-Pleasantville NAACP branches, the Atlantic County Coalition for a Secure Group and the Drug Coverage Alliance Host Discussion board on Marijuana Legalization and Racial Justice

Pleasantville, NJ—On Wednesday, April 25th, the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pleasantville, Atlantic Metropolis and Mainland-Pleasantville NAACP branches, the Atlantic County Coalition for a Secure Group and the Drug Coverage Alliance will host, “Set the Captive Free: Marijuana, Morality & Cash,” at 7:00 pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church (353 S. New Street, Pleasantville, NJ […]

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Drug Testing: How Urine Samples Flip Into Massive Enterprise

How much money do unscrupulous treatment providers make off urine testing? Who knew that substance abuse would create a hot, new commodity for the American market? No, it’s not a new drug. The latest money-maker in addiction treatment circles is “liquid gold.” With outlandish markups and more than a few fraudulent practices in play, urine […]

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First-Ever Lifelike Drug Training Curriculum Piloted in New York Metropolis Excessive College

(New York, NY) — Bard Excessive College Early School Manhattan (BHSEC) is thought for its progressive curriculum. Now, they’re taking a leap the place no highschool has gone earlier than on the subject of drug training for his or her ninth grade well being college students. This month BHSEC turned the primary highschool within the […]

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Consultants React to Trump’s Plan to Escalate Drug Warfare and Impose Dying Penalty for Drug Offenses

In New Hampshire right now, President Trump introduced a plan for his administration’s response to opioid dependancy and overdose. Trump steadily characterised his plan as “getting powerful” on medication and reiterated requires drug battle methods that proof has proven fail to discourage drug promoting or drug use – together with ramping up felony punishment for […]

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Teleconference 1:30 PM (ET) Immediately: Consultants Reply to Trump’s Anticipated Proposal on Dying Penalty for Drug Offenses

Immediately, President Trump is anticipated to announce a plan for his administration’s response to opioid dependancy and overdose. As an alternative of specializing in confirmed overdose prevention measures, the administration is reportedly planning to name for the loss of life penalty for individuals who promote medication.  The plan additionally requires ramping up the already extraordinarily […]

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Monday: Trump Anticipated to Suggest Dying Penalty for Drug Offenses in Lengthy-Awaited Response to Overdose Disaster

Administration Embracing Discredited Drug Struggle Insurance policies Confirmed to Worsen Each Mass Incarceration and Overdose Deaths Assertion from DPA: As a substitute of Losing Assets on the Dying Penalty, Administration Ought to Concentrate on Steps That Work On Monday, President Trump is predicted to announce a plan for his administration’s response to opioid habit and overdose. […]

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Fuel Station Loos Use Blue Lights to Cease IV Drug Use

Will blue lights put an end to IV drug use in gas station bathrooms? Gas station bathrooms have become a common place for IV drug users to shoot up. They’re often unlocked, can be accessed without making a purchase, and provide a place out of sight from police. For the homeless, gas station bathrooms are […]

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U.S. Delegation Heads to Portugal March 19-22 to Study From Nation’s Groundbreaking Drug Decriminalization Coverage

What has Portugal discovered since they carried out the decriminalization of all medicine in 2001? How did the nation go from having the very best charge of overdose fatalities within the E.U. to the second lowest? How did they go from having the very best charge of injection drug-transmitted HIV infections within the E.U. to […]

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How prescription and non-prescription drug abuse impacts optometry

[embedded content] The opioid disaster within the U.S. continues to blow up as some sufferers are turning to avenue medicine as soon as their prescriptions run out. Thuy-Lan Nguyen, OD, discusses how ODs may be a part of the answer when sufferers present indicators of prescription or non-prescription drug abuse.

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President Trump Advocating Demise Penalty for Drug Sellers

5 sources throughout the Trump Administration point out that the president repeatedly makes statements indicating he wish to emulate insurance policies of China, the Philippines, and Singapore by executing drug sellers, in keeping with a report by Axios. “Given Trump’s embrace of the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte, who has overseen a large-scale marketing campaign of state-sanctioned […]

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Drug Coverage Alliance Government Director to Launch Groundbreaking Guide about Corruption, Medicine, and the Battle for Rights in Colombia

Whereas working in Colombia, the epicenter of the worldwide struggle on cocaine, Drug Coverage Alliance Government Director Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno noticed the devastation wrought by the drug struggle firsthand. Her fast-paced new nonfiction e-book – There Are No Lifeless Right here: A Story of Homicide and Denial in Colombia – presents classes in regards to […]

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Malaysia Set to Execute Extra Folks for Drug Offenses

Last month, six people were sentenced to death for drug trafficking by a Malaysian court. Two are Malaysian and the rest are Indian nationals – another country that maintains the death penalty for drug offenses. While Malaysia has taken steps to make the death penalty for certain drug offenses non-mandatory, slow implementation of the law […]

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Trump Price range Doubles Down on Drug Warfare

Large Enhance in Drug Enforcement and Interdiction Funding Boosts for Remedy and Prevention Overshadowed by Drug Warfare Packages Right now, President Trump launched his Administration’s FY19 price range, alarming drug coverage reform advocates by rising funding for applications most related to the struggle on medicine. Simply two years in the past, President Obama’s price range […]

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IV drug abuse linked to alloimmunization

Ladies with a historical past of intravenous (IV) drug abuse seem like at elevated threat of getting a being pregnant sophisticated by crimson cell alloimmunization, based on outcomes of a lately revealed retrospective research. Showing March 17, 2016, on-line within the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the research’s findings are related and regarding contemplating […]

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What ADHD therapies improve drug abuse danger?

Selecting medicine remedy to deal with their youngster’s attention-deficit/hyperactivity dysfunction (ADHD) could be a powerful name for fogeys, and plenty of specific issues over whether or not stimulant medicines open the door to future drug use. A brand new research discovered, nevertheless, that kids with ADHD who start stimulant medicine regimens earlier and keep on […]

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Drug take-back: A name for a everlasting answer

Janet Chang, PharmD Candidate 2017Behind astonishing U.S. pharmaceutical sales that reach $ 400 billion a year, an alarming 2.8 million pounds of prescription medications go unused. This staggering amount of unused medications raises a public health concern and emphasizes the need for drug take-back. All players involved in the drug-product chain — pharmaceutical companies, distributors, […]

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Bethany Baptist Church Lecture Committee and Drug Coverage Alliance to Host Discussion board on Marijuana Legalization and Racial Justice

Newark, NJ—On Thursday, February 1st, the Bethany Baptist Church Lecture Committee and Drug Coverage Alliance will host, “What’s at Stake? Why Marijuana Legalization is a Racial Justice Difficulty,” at 7:00 pm at Bethany Baptist Church (275 W. Market Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103). Because the political debate round marijuana legalization heats up in New Jersey, the […]

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Extra States Mandate Prescription Drug Monitoring Packages

As the opioid epidemic intensifies, state-based Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are stepping in to help address the issue. At the same time, states are asking providers (and in many cases requiring them) to review PDMPs when they are considering prescribing controlled substances to patients. Pennsylvania recently joined the growing number of states that mandate […]

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