Drug addiction

Delhi HC rejects drug supplier bond

The judge said that “the threat has taken on alarming proportions which are having a deadly impact on society” The Delhi High Court has rejected the bail request of a man who allegedly supplied drugs to peddlers, noting that “the threat has grown to alarming proportions which are having a …

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On opioids, why are lawyers doing the job of lawmakers?

At this point in the litigation, it is unclear whether national courts will ultimately agree to broaden the definition of public nuisance to include opioid addiction, or whether they will refuse, allowing companies to opt out. There is a good chance that the matter will be decided by the Supreme …

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TEAM | The cycle of drug addiction and homelessness: how to do it better

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – It’s the season of joy and joy, but for dozens of local families this Christmas is overwhelmed with grief and loss. I-TEAM found 61 people have died of overdoses in Richmond County this year, a 71% jump since stay-at-home orders took effect. Addiction counselors …

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Overdose and addiction in the homeless community of the Grand Valley

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released statistics in November that showed a more than 28% nationwide increase in drug overdose deaths during the pandemic. According to Homeward Bound of the Grand Valley, a shelter serving the area’s homeless community, those with limited access …

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Duke Energy Provides $ 255,000 to Address Addiction and Mental Health Needs in Indiana Communities | Duke Energy

GrAnts will fund mental health and addiction services supporting Hoosiers in Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Hamilton, Hancock, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Lawrence, Monroe, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Tippecanoe counties and Wabash. PLAINFIELD, Ind. – The Duke Energy Foundation today awarded nine grants totaling $ 255,000 to programs that help communities …

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Supervised injection sites have reversed 9 overdoses since opening in New York City, says Mayor Bill de Blasio

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – It has been less than a week since New York City opened its first supervised injection sites, and the mayor says many lives have already been saved. Mayor Bill de Blasio said overdose prevention centers had already reversed 9 overdoses in just a few days. …

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Thefts, still a problem for retailers, are getting more brazen

Pawn shops, for example, are regulated in almost every state, said Richard Rossman, sergeant in the Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, who is also part of the Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail. “If you are going to sell an item to a pawnshop, the seller must guarantee that …

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“I wish that one day there were no drugs here”

We were poor and I had a friend – well, she passed away – but we were good friends, and she was already doing business. And a light bulb went on, ‘Oh, wow. She earns money. So I started to sell. And it’s gone from there, man. The heroine, she …

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Opioid crisis: one of the victims of the worst drug-related death year in the United States

Her life mirrored that of many people trapped by drug addiction – in and out of rehab; prison time; distressed and upset family and friends. Of course, for his mother, he was always special. When she wants to feel close to him again, Karen Butcher wraps herself in a quilt …

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Overdose deaths caused by fentanyl mixed with other drugs

The surge in drug overdose deaths this year and last has sparked concern among many researchers, doctors and health officials about drug abuse and addiction, as well as a growing trend among overdose victims which seems to indicate a new and different wave of the opioid epidemic. While the loneliness …

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