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Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly

Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly
… users to heroin, which is much cheaper and easier to get. Dr. Publicker, president of the Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine, said that some doctors in the region had been overprescribing painkillers, which can be gateway drugs to …
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Cory Monteith's death and Abbotsford drug users illustrate the dangers of stigma
Two events happened in the last few days that illustrate the danger of societal stigma about drug users and, more importantly, drug policy based on that stigma that chooses to consider drug addiction a moral failure rather than a medical problem in …
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