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A new guide for political, health care and law enforcement policymakers just published by CASAColumbia says improvements are needed across the boards in prevention, early detection and treatment if we’re ever going to get a real handle on substance abuse and addiction. The National Center on…

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Doctors at a meeting of the American Medical Society (AMA) have called for a ban on direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs and medical devices. The new policy supports an effort by the association to help make prescription drugs more affordable. Drug and device makers spend countless…

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Just over a year ago, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie exercised his executive powers to create a new task force to combat and prevent drug addiction, particularly heroin abuse, across the state. Calling it The Facing Addiction Task Force, Christie charged the 12-member group with three main…

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The new White House Heroin Program Response Strategy is aimed at combating the national rise in heroin abuse by concentrating on regions of the country considered the most affected. The $13.4 million funding has been allocated to what are called "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)." "Of…

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A new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo orders New York’s drug court judges to stop acting like doctors and let addicted defendants continue their treatment medications. Many, if not most, of New York’s 140-plus drug courts force drug-addicted defendants to stop taking doctor-prescribed…

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The New England Conference of the United Methodist Church, representing 600 churches, is calling for an end to the country’s war on drugs, calling it “the single most devastating, dysfunctional social policy since slavery.” The Methodists voted to support efforts to end the decades-old war…

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Comprehensive recommendations for both state and federal officials will help address the growing problem of drugs and driving, from understanding what's actually happening in America, to driver testing, legal, prosecutorial and prevention issues.   The number of people driving while…

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(Novus reports to professionals in the treatment industry to help support the help needed to handle the epidemic of addiction in the US.) Delaware has announced a four-pronged attack on heroin and opiate addiction in the state, and educating doctors on the dangers of prescribing opioid painkillers…

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Kentucky lawmakers have passed sweeping new legislation aimed squarely at the state's never-ending war with drug addiction, drug crime and drug overdose deaths. Nicknamed the "heroin law" by the media, it's designed to increase funding for treatment programs, tougher penalties for drug dealers, a…

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There's an opioid epidemic in America, and it appears that our federal lawmakers in Washington are finally taking the situation seriously. Broad bipartisan legislation has been introduced at the federal level to address the problem on various fronts. Although they're mostly still at the committee…

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