Wausau man sentenced to 12 years for trafficking methamphetamine | USAO-WDWI

MADISON, SWITZERLAND. – Timothy M. O’Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jacob A. Willox, 28, Wausau, Wisconsin, was sentenced today by United States District Judge William M. Conley to 12 years in federal prison for distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and …

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Rotating emergency services must offer more to victims of child abuse and neglect

Newswise – Researchers at the University of South Australia are calling for an end to ‘revolving door’ emergency services after finding evidence showing alarming attendance rates in children’s hospital emergency departments, adolescents and adults who are victims of child abuse and neglect. A study by Professor Leonie Segal of UniSA …

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Government supports abstinence-based drug rehab for prisoners

Prescribing methadone for heroin addiction in prisons must be replaced by “abstinence-based methods,” Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said. The new measures are proposed in the White Paper on the Prison Strategy for England and Wales, to tackle drug addiction in the prison population. In a review done for the government, …

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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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Armie Hammer leaves rehab – still faces sex allegations

Actor Armie Hammer is trying to get on with his life after spending most of 2021 in rehab – all while facing shocking charges of violence against women and cannibalistic sex addiction. “Armie was released from the treatment facility where he spent almost 9 months,” a source told The Sun. …

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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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Addiction psychiatrist gives advice on saying no to holiday drinks

People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be asked to indulge in something they’d rather avoid – a problem that a Northern Virginia psychiatrist has advice for now and in the future. People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be …

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The Alameda police have immobilized Mario Gonzalez. His death was ruled a homicide but also linked to health and drug use

Death of Mario Gonzalez Arenales, a 26-year-old man whose fatal meeting with Alameda police in April became a flashpoint in a national debate, results from “toxic effects of methamphetamine”, combined with “stress physiological “contention. by officers and other underlying conditions, according to the Alameda County coroner. In an autopsy report …

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Partnership approach to tackle anti-social behavior at Barnstaple

A partnership that includes the North Devon Council is working together to tackle Antisocial Behavior (ASB) in Barnstaple town center. Officers from the North Devon Council and the local Devon and Cornwall Police team gathered in Barnstaple town center on Monday 6 December to visit places which are regularly the …

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Lakers ‘hope’ Trevor Ariza can train in G League while in rehab

As Trevor Ariza continues to move forward on a comeback, the Lakers still don’t have a specific timeline for when it might be. Ahead of Thursday’s game against the Grizzlies, head coach Frank Vogel gave the latest update on the veteran forward, who participated in training with the team during …

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