Clinton to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

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Clinton to fight prescription drug abuse
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“If that doesn't illustrate the power of addiction, nothing does.” Between 2004 and 2010 the rate of emergency room visits related to painkillers nearly tripled in the city, Kelly said. In response, the NYPD and the Drug Enforcement Administration has …
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Kathleen Frydl on the drug war: 'Here we have total and complete failure.'
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There are horrific stories, both pre-Harrison and post-Harrison, of Southern doctors who would addict an entire small town on heroin. So there's a huge and fluctuating rate of addiction. People forget the rate of abuse and dependence earlier in our …
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Baltimore pastor wins award for efforts to fight poverty, crime
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What they will see is a neighborhood once riddled with drug trade and prostitution, now being transformed with the help of activists like Pastor C.W. Harris. A native of Sandtown-Winchester, Harris is one of 15 BMe Leadership Award recipients … I …
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Governor Calls Opiates Biggest Threat To Vermont Quality Of Life
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“I would argue, that if you want to talk about the biggest threat to our downtowns, to our quality of life, to a low crime rate, which we've always enjoyed in this state, to our family members being destroyed by an epidemic, it's opiates," said Shumlin …
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