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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...

2014-05-29 23:02:21

On Saturday, June 21st, kickstands will rise across the state of Ohio for the Solace on the Solstice Motorcycle Rally, in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and stop this deadly epidemic in its tracks. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Ohio’s death rate due to unintentional drug poisonings increased 372 percent from 1999 to 2010, and the increase in deaths has been driven largely by prescription drug overdoses. On average, one person in Ohio dies...

2014-05-23 08:24:29

Strengthening local, regional and national efforts to combat illicit and prescription drug use among youth NEW GLASGOW, NS, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada, today announced $16.1 million in federal funding over three years to help prevent and reduce illicit and prescription drug abuse among youth ages 10 to 24....

2014-05-09 13:22:21

University of Washington Social work researchers from the University of Washington have found that among a group of active-duty Army personnel who use illicit drugs, the most abused substance is synthetic marijuana, which is harder to detect than other drugs through standard drug tests. The research will be published in the July 2014 issue of Addictive Behaviors, but is already online. Synthetic marijuana, sometimes called “Spice,” is made with shredded plant material coated with...

2014-05-06 12:26:53

Georgia Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, "Overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics, which are medications used to treat pain, have increased to almost 17,000 deaths a year in the United States." That is the equivalent of a large jumbo jet full of people disappearing every week for one year! The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention...

2014-04-25 23:10:08

Having a person stop their drug abuse forever can take far more resources than family and friends have available. That's the time to call for professional help. For a free consultation, call 908-838-7437. ELIZABETH, NJ (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Elizabeth NJ Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that a new intervention program for adults and adolescents dealing with drug addiction is now available in Elizabeth. Understanding how much power drugs and their continual use causes family...


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