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The Failed War on Drugs

The war on drugs in the United States has been a failure that has ruined lives, filled prisons and cost a fortune. It started during the Nixon administration with the idea that, because drugs are bad for people, they should be difficult to obtain. As a result, it became a war on supply. As first […]

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The Opioid Epidemic in America

  Currently, the United States is dealing with one of the biggest health crisis it’s ever faced: opioid use and addiction. The sheer scale of this epidemic is hard to swallow, with over 64,000 lives claimed by it just last year. The problem has eclipsed it just being a public health risk, as it is […]

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Opioid epidemic: Congress members seek federal funds to combat crisis

The number of drug overdose deaths by year in Ohio. Data from the Ohio Department of Health.  The opioid epidemic is costing tens of thousands of lives and hundreds of billions of dollars annually. In the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act and the 21st Century Cures Act, Congress included $1 billion over two years to […]

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FDA approves monthly injection for opioid addiction meant to reduce relapses

The US Food and Drug Administration approved a monthly injection of the drug Sublocade on Thursday It is meant to reduce the risk of dangerous relapses that happen when patients stop taking the current daily medication Sublocade costs $1,580 per monthly dose while the older version of the drug, Suboxone, costs $100 a month The […]

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Groups seek ban on high-dose opioids citing overdose danger

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John Oliver Trashes Donald Trump’s Unveiled Plan To Combat Opioid Crisis

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At White House opioid commission meeting, insurance industry gets a scolding

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OREGON BECOMES THE FIRST STATE TO DECRIMINALIZE COCAINE, METH, ECSTASY, HEROIN & MORE

OREGON BECOMES THE FIRST STATE TO DECRIMINALIZE COCAINE, METH, ECSTASY, HEROIN & MORE

View original article http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/07/21/oregon-becomes-the-first-state-to-decriminalize-cocaine-meth-ecstasy-heroin-more/ ALANNA KETLER JULY 21, 2017 Right here lies another perfect and amazing example of how we can actively create the type of world we want to live in by raising awareness about issues in our society today that may require an upgrade. Oregon’s state legislature just cut penalties for drug possession in a bill […]

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Tips For Handling Workplace Substance Abuse Under ADA

View orginal article  https://www.law360.com/articles/970751 By Robert Usinger and Barry Temkin October 11, 2017, 10:59 AM EDT Law360, New York (October 11, 2017, 10:59 AM EDT) — The opioid crisis has focused on workplace substance abuse like never before. In August, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crises “a national emergency,” the likes of which “this country has […]

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To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delays

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Today the Disease Theory Is Argued in Court

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First Responders Discuss Ups And Downs Of Narcan

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Gods Place in Addiction & Recovery

The Road to Recovery w/ Carpy Diem 10/29/2017

Cycle An Addiction Story

Neurobiology of Addiction by Bertha K Madras, PhD

Manders’ – Finding Comfort