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Pot Use Highest In Australia, New Zealand
2012-01-08 06:18:43

Australia and New Zealand have the highest rate of marijuana and amphetamine use in the world, according to a new study published last week in the medical journal The Lancet. According to Matt Seigel of the New York Times, the study, which was co-authored by University of New South Wales professor Louisa Degenhardt and University of Queensland professor Wayne Hall, claims that nearly 15% of the combined 15- to 64-year-old population had used some form of marijuana in 2009. Those...

2012-01-06 14:00:00

Burning Tree, a long term treatment center in Texas, announces plans to redouble efforts in the war against OxyContin addiction and abuse. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 The continuing rise in OxyContin abuse nationwide–combined with more high profile pharmacy robbery cases involving the prescription pain killer in 2011–has prompted a Texas treatment center to double efforts against this growing epidemic. Burning Tree, a long-term drug and rehabilitation facility, plans...

2011-12-29 08:10:00

Narconon Eastern US Director appeals to parents to get children struggling with addiction into alcohol or drug rehab now, before New Year´s Eve as the pressure to party, abuse drugs and binge drink reaches its peak for the year. It could save their life. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Narconon Eastern US Director, Yvonne Rodgers, appeals to parents to get children, spouses or any other loved one struggling with substance abuse into alcohol or drug rehab now, before New...

2011-12-19 21:10:00

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals Applauds New Report Confirming Drug Courts Reduce Crime and Substance Abuse, Save Money Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 The National Association of Drug Court Professionals is proud to announce that the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its fourth report on Drug Courts last week, concluding once again that Drug Courts reduce recidivism and save money. The report, ADULT DRUG COURTS: Studies Show Courts...


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