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

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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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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Tennessee Bill Could Send Addicted Moms To Jail – NPR (blog)


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Tennessee Bill Could Send Addicted Moms To Jail
NPR (blog)
"Being a poorly controlled diabetic is terrible for pregnancy — probably equally as bad as drug addiction — and we don't legislate those choices," says Young. "I just think this is an easy group to pick on because addiction has such a stigma
Groups call for governor to veto legislation that criminalizes drug use while Nooga.com
Tennessee set to criminalise pregnant women who use illegal drugsThe Guardian
Groups urge Tennessee governor to veto prenatal drug use billWDJT
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