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Readers Write: Heroin and America's Spiritual Void; Hypocrisy on Putin's Ukraine Move

Readers Write: Heroin and America's spiritual void; Hypocrisy on Putin's Ukraine move
Letters to the Editor for the May 5, 2014 weekly magazine: Consumerism and technology are constantly trying to convince us of the self-evident absurdity that we can 'have it all'. In truth, we not only can't have it all, we really don't want it! The look at heroin addiction in American suburbia brings attention to the paucity of spiritual control in our YOLO ('you only live once') society. If …
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PIX11 Investigates: Exposing the heroin trail that is devastating lives across New York area
NEW YORK (PIX11) – Teri Kroll remembers going to the hospital, the ninth time that her son, Tim, tried to kill himself. This time, he was trying carbon monoxide poisoning in the family garage. Before he regained consciousness, a family …
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Wisconsinites Drop Off 25 Tons of Drugs at 'Take-Back' Sites

Wisconsinites drop off 25 tons of drugs at 'Take-Back' sites
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp, and James F. Bohn, Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Milwaukee District Office, May 2 praised Wisconsin residents for …
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Give your mom some 'Extra help'
Some examples where income may be higher include if she and, if married, her spouse: Support other family members who live with them; have earnings from work; or live in Alaska or Hawaii. • Resources … This Mother's Day, give your mom a gift she can …
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Micro-machines could mean big business for UW-Milwaukee startup
“The key advantages of the E-Trap over current technologies are versatility, ease of use and scalability; trapping particles at both the micro- and nano-scale is as simple as flipping a switch,” said company founder Alex Francis. "Other technologies …

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Victims and Villains of the Drug Trade

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Victims and Villains of the Drug Trade
An aging jazz musician, a young kid, an addict in withdrawal – these are the villains of drug cases. Here is the reality. People do drugs, even though they are terrible and destroy the user's life and the lives of those who love him. Philip Seymour …
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Time for Greens to Get Radical
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the morphine derivative is both the most abused and addictive drug in its class. Once in the system, it binds with opioid receptor cells that send … Exuberant and creative, he moved to New York City …
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Proposed E-Cigarette Tax Could Help Pay for Heroin Addiction Treatment, NJ … –

Proposed E-cigarette tax could help pay for heroin addiction treatment, NJ … –

Proposed E-cigarette tax could help pay for heroin addiction treatment, NJ
TRENTON — Money generated by Gov. Chris Christie's proposed tax on electronic cigarettes should be used to expand drug treatment services and combat the "public health crisis" of heroin and prescription drug addiction in New Jersey, the chairman of
Legislators Poised to Combat Deadly Rise in Opioid Abuse and Heroin UseNJ Spotlight
NJ Senate panel considers options for dealing with heroin, painkiller
Action pressed on heroin

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Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin – CBS News

Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin
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Stephanie King's parents never thought their daughter would become a heroin addict. She was raised in a quiet middle class community in Delaware. But while studying at the University of Delaware, King was hospitalized for a severe stomach infection.

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Tennessee Set to Criminalise Pregnant Women Who Use Illegal Drugs

Tennessee set to criminalise pregnant women who use illegal drugs
If Haslam passes the bill, which cleared both chambers of the state legislature last week with resounding majorities, Tennessee will become the first state in the union to hold women criminally accountable for illegal drug use during pregnancy, with …
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'My daughter was born a heroin addict': Mother says she can never forgive
A mother who smoked heroin while pregnant – and even during labour – says she will never forgive herself after her daughter was born an addict. Corraine Casey's daughter Georgia, now 11, was born addicted to the drug. Ms Casey, now 35, already had two …
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Painkiller Addiction Can Be Gateway to Heroin

Painkiller addiction can be gateway to heroin
One-in-15 people who take prescription painkillers for non-medical reasons will try heroin within next 10 years; one young woman shares her story
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Heroin epidemic topic of school summit
Cole Smoot was a 16-year-old high school honor student and wrestler who died of an overdose in 2011 when he took one tablet of prescription methadone at Tecumseh High School in New Carlisle. Marin Riggs slipped into heroin addiction as a teen, went to rehab twice, relapsed twice and died of a heroin overdose at age 20 in 2012 in suburban Columbus. Their grieving mothers — Danielle Smoot and …
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