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Expert discusses how to identify, support individuals with drug or alcohol addiction in workplace - News-Medical.net

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Expert discusses how to identify, support individuals with drug or alcohol addiction in workplace
News-Medical.net
Suzannah Robin, an alcohol and drug safety expert at AlcoDigital, has helped numerous companies across the UK with their testing policies and procedures. Here she explains what to do if an employee tests positive for alcohol or drugs, and discusses how ...

Lessons learned with addicts — avoid persons, places and things associated with drug use, judge says - Youngstown Vindicator

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 23:43

Lessons learned with addicts — avoid persons, places and things associated with drug use, judge says
Youngstown Vindicator
Another woman, 28, of Youngs-town, entered drug court in January 2017 on a crack-cocaine-possession charge, another low-level felony. She also got about eight months in prison. Earlier this month, two people with criminal cases on Judge Logan's docket ...

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Former lawyer caught in meth net - The Union Leader

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 22:27

The Union Leader

Former lawyer caught in meth net
The Union Leader
Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the TownePlace Suites Hotel on Huse Road in Manchester, said Hillsborough County Sheriff Lt. Brian Newcombe. He was also charged with a ...

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Chris Christie on cannabis: 10 memorable moments as New Jersey gov - The Cannabist

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 16:29

The Cannabist

Chris Christie on cannabis: 10 memorable moments as New Jersey gov
The Cannabist
Hewitt: “Right now, we've got the states of Colorado and Washington flaunting federal law by allowing people to sell dope legally. If you're the President of the United States, are you going to enforce the federal drug laws in those states?” Christie ...
BERGMANN: Dear Gov.-elect Murphy:Asbury Park Press

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Giambra: Legalize marijuana to help pay for NYS infrastructure - WGRZ-TV

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 14:28

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Giambra: Legalize marijuana to help pay for NYS infrastructure
WGRZ-TV
Jodi Altman, the campus director for Kids Escaping Drugs in West Seneca, said legalizing marijuana in New York would only increase access for underage kids at risk of addiction. "We have kids who are using bags and bags of heroin every day, or ...
GOP governor hopeful seeks to save subway system by legalizing potNew York Daily News
Giambra: Use money from pot to fix transportationWKBW-TV
Will Legalizing Marijuana Fix NYC Subway System? Joel Giambra Thinks SoInternational Business Times

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Advocates mount push for medical marijuana bill in Kentucky - The Cannabist

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 13:52

The Cannabist

Advocates mount push for medical marijuana bill in Kentucky
The Cannabist
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky are touting its potential as a viable alternative to ease the state's addiction woes from opioid painkillers. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes joined other advocates at ...

Veteran with gallstones was dismissed as a cocaine addict | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 09:52

Daily Mail

Veteran with gallstones was dismissed as a cocaine addict | Daily ...
Daily Mail
US Navy veteran Eric Walker, 47, was admitted to the emergency room at Dorn Veterans Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, with severe abdominal pains. He was dismissed an hour later.
Dorn VA: Veteran Called Cocaine Addict, Refused Care By MistakeDisabledVeterans.org (blog)
Navy Vet Sues After Urine Mixup Leads to Cocaine Accusation ...Law & Crime
Navy Vet Told To Leave Hospital Over 'Cocaine' ...Actually Needed ...The Libertarian Republic

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Jennifer Stefanow: Marijuana a gateway out of opioid addiction - Today's News-Herald

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 00:47

Jennifer Stefanow: Marijuana a gateway out of opioid addiction
Today's News-Herald
Medical marijuana should be legalized now. Jeff Sessions is right about one thing: marijuana is a gateway drug — but it's a gateway out of opioid addiction. Join our community! Stay with this story by gaining full access to The Today's News-Herald's ...

VA hospital's urine sample mix-up led to cocaine addict diagnosis ... - Fox News

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 00:33

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VA hospital's urine sample mix-up led to cocaine addict diagnosis ...
Fox News
A U.S. Navy veteran is suing the VA hospital that he said misdiagnosed his stomach pains as cocaine addiction and discharged him without treatment.

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'You can't live out your dreams and do drugs' - The Columbus Dispatch

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 00:04

The Columbus Dispatch

'You can't live out your dreams and do drugs'
The Columbus Dispatch
... who works at the Cleveland Clinic, lost her brother to addiction. The four first started this outreach effort at both the high school and middle school last year, said Maxam, who owns Kly-Max Window, Door & Home Improvement Co. LLC. “I've been ...

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Living proof: DeJesus provides example of recovery - Martinsburg Journal

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 22:59

Martinsburg Journal

Living proof: DeJesus provides example of recovery
Martinsburg Journal
DeJesus eventually stopped attending church and became active in sports and the party scene as a freshman at South Hagerstown High School, beginning his long-term addiction to controlled substances, dabbling with nicotene, marijuana, mushrooms, alcohol ...

ADHD and lifestyle habits in Czech adults, a national sample - Dove Medical Press

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 20:56

ADHD and lifestyle habits in Czech adults, a national sample
Dove Medical Press
Other factors classically associated with the disorder such as cocaine addiction and nicotinism were either insignificant or surprisingly less prominent among the Czech sample. However, ADHD-prone respondents reported to be more physically active ...

Local patients give high praise to medical marijuana for fighting pain - Times Herald-Record

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 17:07

Times Herald-Record

Local patients give high praise to medical marijuana for fighting pain
Times Herald-Record
Gonzalez was badly burned and suffered nerve damage. In the years since, he had endured constant, excruciating pain. That changed after his pain doctor prescribed medical marijuana in November. Gonzalez, who lives in rural Barryville in western ...

WHAT IT TAKES - Sportsnet.ca

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 07:27

Sportsnet.ca

WHAT IT TAKES
Sportsnet.ca
A big man who could pass and score, Stevens was heralded as the one of the best power forwards in the game — and was rewarded with one of the NHL's highest salaries. But all of that ended after a horrific on-ice injury in which the bones of his ...

Opinions split on idea of legalizing recreational pot in Illinois - Bloomington Pantagraph

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 05:03

Bloomington Pantagraph

Opinions split on idea of legalizing recreational pot in Illinois
Bloomington Pantagraph
“Is this a gateway to other things, drug-wise? ... Then there's driving under the influence of marijuana and what we'll be doing to the workplace environment." Brady said he's especially concerned about teens using marijuana without regulation or ...

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End prohibition: Make cannabis legal - Sunbury Daily Item

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 01:02

End prohibition: Make cannabis legal
Sunbury Daily Item
As we watch so many of our loved ones struggle with addiction to opioids and other deadly drugs, why is the Department of Justice waging war on marijuana? The federal government considers marijuana a Schedule 1 drug (comparable to cocaine and heroin ...

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Father of two had heroin and cocaine in his house - Isle of Man Today

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 00:50

Father of two had heroin and cocaine in his house
Isle of Man Today
'He realised this couldn't continue in May 2017 and sought to register with the Drug and Alcohol Team. But he was unable at that time to give up his addiction and continued taking drugs.' Ms Gray said that the man was taking part in a methadone ...

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