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2013-07-24 23:18:47

Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, documentary also includes interviews with President Clinton and is launched on Hulu in the United States this week. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Sundog Pictures announced today it will be holding a special screening of its groundbreaking documentary “Breaking the Taboo,” in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 28th, 2013. “Breaking the Taboo” is a documentary about how the global war on drugs has failed. The special screening will be...

2013-07-17 00:20:40

New Report Finds Separating Markets in Marijuana and Hard Drugs Limited Exposure to Heroin and Crack and Led to Lowest Number of Problem Drug Users in European Union LONDON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published by the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program reveals the benefits of the Netherlands' alternative approach to drugs. "Coffee Shops and Compromise: Separated Illicit Drug Markets in the Netherlands," tells the history of the Dutch approach as well...

Synthetic Drugs Skyrocketing UN Report
2013-06-26 11:13:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The development of synthetic, designer drugs often outpaces the laws designed to control them, and a new report from the United Nations described a sharp rise in the proliferation of these so-called “legal highs.” “New harmful substances have been emerging with unfailing regularity on the drug scene,” the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said. “The international drug control system is floundering for the first time under...

2013-06-13 23:17:11

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will also participate in panel discussion. Groundbreaking documentary by Sun Dog Pictures about the war on drugs is narrated by Oscar winner Morgan Freeman & includes interview with President Clinton. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Sundog Pictures announced today it will be holding a special screening of its groundbreaking documentary “Breaking the Taboo,” in San Diego, California on Thursday, June 20th 2013. “Breaking the Taboo” is...

2013-06-10 23:18:14

Sold as bath salts, stain removers and other household products, new designer stimulants drugs also known as “bath salts”offer life threatening consequences for users. Detox centers such as Harbor Village provide step-by-step programs to address addiction to these new “designer” drugs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 As reported by Science News on 6/4/13, over the last few years, use of designer stimulants has surfaced as an epidemic in the United States. In...

2013-05-02 16:28:14

SAN GERONIMO, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virogen Inc. (OTC:VRNI), a holding company with specialties in data security and encryption technology, today announced the launch of its newest business unit, "The Cannabis Connection", which is intended to operate medicinal marijuana dispensaries in states that have legalized such operations, including California. With an estimated current annual value of approximately $120 billion (legal and illegal) and expected continued easing of...

2013-04-10 08:32:21

"Wall Street has good reason to smell potential profits" CORONA, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a technology leader in developing automated retailing systems, customized kiosks and micro-stores, announced that one of their key customers was recently featured in an article in the Los Angeles Times. Medbox, a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems...

2013-04-09 12:30:13

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind, today, released the results of their six year study of the effectiveness of drug-testing in the prevention of substance abuse among New Jersey middle school students. For several years, some New Jersey middle schools have asked parents for permission to carry out random drug testing in the school. Now, the first longitudinal study...

2013-03-31 23:03:32

According to nbcnews.com, a new bill was moved forward that, if implemented, will require welfare applicants to submit to drug testing. MacGregor & Collins criminal defense attorneys believe the bill may produce unintended consequences. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 According to nbcnews.com, a new bill was moved forward that, if implemented, will require welfare applicants to submit to drug testing. MacGregor & Collins criminal defense attorneys believe the bill may...

2013-03-26 23:03:19

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida facility that offers individualized treatment programs for drug addiction, alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety. In its ongoing efforts to increase awareness of drug abuse, the center is releasing an infographic outlining true facts about the drug ketamine. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Although ketamine may be relatively new to the club drug scene, Delray Recovery...