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2014-07-25 23:01:05

Harbor Village Florida reports on the rise in heroin use in Michigan. USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by Wood TV 8 in the article Michigan Heroin Use, OD Deaths Increase(7/20), Michigan has seen a nearly 500-person increase in heroin related overdose deaths in the past four years. While the count was 271 between 1999 and 2002, the toll increased to 728 during the 2010-2012 year range. DEA Agents believe that, like other states, drug users in Michigan have turned to heroin after...

2014-07-24 12:28:08

YARDLEY, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSL Holdings (OTCQB: OSLH) ("OSL" or "the Company"), a socially conscious business model dedicated to consumer advocacy, social activism and the advancement of civil liberties through the power of commerce, today released a letter to its shareholders from its CEO, Bob Rothenberg. Fellow Shareholders, Since my last letter to shareholders, issued two months ago on May 23, 2014, there have been significant changes in the legal medical...

2014-07-15 23:05:44

To Learn New Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Teen Drug Use Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Orlando, Fla. on July 20-24 for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 2014 Mid-Year Training Institute. The week-long training, held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel, will teach participants how to address one of our nation’s biggest public health challenges –...

2014-07-14 12:24:43

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The legalization of medical and recreational marijuana is a fast-moving social experiment - as well as a new economic driver - that has taken legislators by storm as they try to sort out the right response to the will of the people about a controversial medicine and recreational intoxicant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO At a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Thursday, July 24 at 10 a.m.,...

2014-06-30 12:26:29

Operation UNITE "Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs" summer basketball camps build self-respect in rural Kentucky, devastated by drug abuse BALTIMORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, will sponsor of a series of summer basketball camps organized by Kentucky-based Operation UNITE. The camps will focus on teaching youth the dangers of drug use, the value of self-respect within the framework of basketball skill instruction. Photo -...

2014-06-25 16:26:31

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A conference of legal high practitioners, today, heard the problems encountered so far were the "tip of the iceberg." The conference held jointly between legal highs awareness charity, Angelus, and Northamptonshire based charity, Solve It, was also addressed by the Drugs Minister, Norman Baker, by pre-recorded message. Mr Baker thanked the Angelus Foundation for its work in raising awareness of the harms of these substances, adding,...

2014-06-20 23:02:42

Harbor Village Detox comments on the increased number of deaths due to opiate abuse in Arizona. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As reported by the State Press (6/19), according The Center for Disease Control and Prevention there is an alarming spike in opiate-related deaths in the state of Arizona. In fact, out of 100,000 residents 17.5 died from drug abuse which included drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. Dr.Trupti Patel, deputy chief medical officer at the Arizona Department of Health...

2014-06-09 16:25:50

Hundreds of Doctors to Gather to Develop Strategies to Reverse Rx Abuse Epidemic in New Jersey and Release of Parent Testimonial Video Featuring Four New Jersey Moms Whose Children Were Impacted by Rx Abuse and Heroin Abuse to be Released as Part of Week Long Activities. MILLBURN, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the first ever designation of June 9 -13, 2014 as Opioid Abuse Awareness Week, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) will be...

2014-06-05 12:35:50

The Emerging Technology Center at UNH-Manchester is playing a key role in the launch and development of the internet start-up. MANCHESTER, N.H., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Michael Hickey, interim-Dean at UNH-M, announced that the university has partnered with Rejjee's founders, long-time New Hampshire advertising businessman Gary M. O'Neil and Cambridge-based serial entrepreneur and MIT Enterprise Forum organizer/lecturer Ken Smith, in creating what they call "an early-stage...

2014-05-30 16:24:56

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --?Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leader in providing ancillary services to the alternative medicine industry, dispensary consulting services, and patented medicine dispensing systems to medical and retail industries, commented today on the news that the U.S. House of Representatives voted to effectively end DEA intervention in legal medical marijuana operations. The House passed the amendment late Thursday night, which restricts...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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