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Judge Recommends Iraq Veteran With PTSD and Drug Addiction Get Help in

Judge recommends Iraq veteran with PTSD and drug addiction get help in
Christopher H. Noland, coordinator for regional substance addiction programs for BOP prisons in southeast, testified that 25 inmates now on waiting list to get into a 39-week program for dual diagnosis – drug addiction and PTSD – set up at two prisons.
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Mandatory Drug Testing for Law Enforcers Is Now Law

Mandatory drug testing for law enforcers is now law
Gov. Eloy S. Inos signed into law a nine-month-old bill requiring annual mandatory drug tests for law enforcement officers, recognizing “several incidents of illegal drug abuse involving law enforcement as well as the fact that many of these employees carry firearms and hold safety-sensitive functions.”
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Budget cash tackles Vic drug/alcohol abuse
The Victorian government has announced it will spend… Continue reading

$34m to Wean Rural Addicts Off Ice

m to wean rural addicts off ice
Mental Health Minister Mary Wooldridge said the money would support services for an extra 2000 people a year in response to growing use of ice and other drugs. The rapid spread of the methamphetamine has had a devastating impact on regional Victorian …
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Australia warned its ice problem is reaching pandemic proportions and is
Deputy Commissioner Ashton said Victoria had never before experienced… Continue reading

What Is the Difference Between Drug Abuse and Drug Addiction?

Question by Chronic: What is the difference between drug abuse and drug addiction?
I am witing something freelance and just wondering if anyone can give me an addequite difference between drug abuse and drug addiction.

The definition of an addict is: 1. To cause to become physiologically or psychologically dependent on a habit-forming substance
2. To occupy (oneself) with or involve (oneself) in something habitually or compulsively

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DEA Drug Take-Back Collection Site Locator Now Available

DEA Drug Take-Back Collection Site Locator Now Available
1.3 million emergency department visits in 2010 were related to prescription drug misuse or abuse. Approximately 50 percent of teens believe prescription drug abuse is safer than abusing street drugs and …
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PDEA lauds QC drug test plan on barangay officials
The chief of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has welcomed the proposal of the Quezon City government to… Continue reading

Councilors Undergo Drug Tests

Councilors undergo drug tests
Manila, Philippines — Heeding the public’s call for fairness, several councilors volunteered to undergo drug tests as they supported the call for random drug testing for Quezon City Hall personnel. Councilors Jaime Borres, Jesus Manuel Suntay, Victor Ferrer Jr. and Allan Benedict Reyes agreed to the drug tests to ensure they are drug-free from illegal substance. Ferrer said the “house cleaning …
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