A Growing Number of Americans: Drug Abuse Is a Health Issue, Not a Crime – Pacific Standard

A Growing Number of Americans: Drug Abuse Is a Health Issue, Not a Crime – Pacific Standard

A Growing Number of Americans: Drug Abuse Is a Health Issue, Not a Crime
Pacific Standard
While no one thinks drug addiction is a good thing, more and more people are starting to think that the war on drugs—a war that costs U.S. taxpayers $ 51 billion per year—needs a fresh approach. Ever since President Nixon deemed drug abuse “public …

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Efforts increased to reduce heroin, prescription drug addiction in Macomb … – The Macomb Daily

Efforts increased to reduce heroin, prescription drug addiction in Macomb
The Macomb Daily
Doctors are being pressured to reduce their liberal distribution of drug prescriptions because of an “epidemic” of abuse. Dependence on opiates such as Vicodin and OxyContin is blamed for turning prescription drug addicts into heroin addicts. Heroin

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Springfield Works to Fight Prescription Drug Addiction – abc40

Springfield Works to Fight Prescription Drug Addiction
abc40
Health-Pills SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — As Program Director at Springfield's Department of Health and Human Services, Marie Graves is tasked with trying to combat prescription drug addiction. “In general, prescription drug abuse has been a problem, …

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Former NBA Player, Drug Addict Returns to Area to ‘Stand Up Against Abuse’ – Patch.com

Former NBA Player, Drug Addict Returns to Area to 'Stand Up Against Abuse'
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The Morris County Department of Human Services, the Municipal Alliances of Morris County, the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and the Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris are all sponsoring the event. Online registration is …

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