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June 2012 News & Views


What is happening in the world of addiction and recovery? These links are some of the latest News and Views posted around the world. These News and Views do not necesarily represent the veiws of recoverylane.com, but they are article this writter found interesting. Hope you to find something on interest.

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How to Beat Defeat

Being True to Yourself

Use Your Gifts

On Doing What You Think Can’t Be Done

Miami 'Zombie Apocalypse' Puts Bath Salts Ban in Congressional Spotlight

SEC teams' penalties for drugs not created equally

Workplace Insurers Spend More Than $1 Billion on Narcotic Painkillers

NY Governor to Call for Decriminalizing Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana

Violent crimes linked to synthetic marijuana renew a push in state to ban sales

Sobriety Tools That Fit in a Pocket

One drug connection that everyone ignores 

The Risk Of Becoming An 'Almost' Alcoholic

Report: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Not Linked to Neighborhood Crime

American teens are less likely than European teens to use cigarettes and alcohol, but more likely to use illicit drugs

The D.S.M. Gets Addiction Right

NY pot plan: Right step or bad message?

Heroin Use Rises as Prescription Painkillers Become Harder to Abuse | The Partnership

Growing use of ‘bath salts’ concerns Corps

Sexual Orientation Fluctuation Correlated to Alcohol Misuse

For parents: Opiate use warning signs and getting help

Vicodin-Type Pain Pills May Face Stricter U.S. Regulation

CDC: More teens smoke pot than cigarettes

Arizona Laws Attract Medical Marijuana Business

Cuomo, GOP Discuss Pot Compromise

American Pain: The Largest U.S. Pill Mill's Rise and Fall

AP Interview: Tribal VP says alcohol-related arrest had upside amid suit against beer makers

6 Skill Sets Every Child Needs to Guard Against Addiction

Georgia Drug Testing Policy Not Catching Jobless Druggies So Far

Commentary: Peer Recovery Coaches: Expanding the Career Ladder

Treating Teens for Depression Can Reduce Odds of Future Drug Abuse

New Twitter Tool Gives Greenlight to Alcohol Brands

Marijuana legalization question in Colorado could have implications for presidential race

R. Gil Kerlikowske: Veterans Treatment Courts: Providing Our Nation's Heroes the Support They Have Earned

In Hockey Enforcer’s Descent, a Flood of Prescription Drugs

Witness: California doctor provided inadequate care and diagnosis before giving drugs

Afghan women, children held in addiction's grip

Painkiller abuse linked to depression, suicide in college students

U.S. Justice Department targeting shop landlords in fight against medical marijuana industry

Collective amnesia: reversing the global epidemic of addiction library closure

Grieving Mom Lobbies for Mandatory Drug Rehab

Medication for Alcoholism: An Expanding Field

Drug czar says addiction is a health problem, not a moral failing

Substance Abuse Librarians Raise the Alarm as Libraries Continue to Close

An Addict’s Guilt: When It Helps And When It Hurts In Recovery

US Indicts 14 In Drug-Money Laundering Scheme Involving Horses - Corruption Currents

Why prescription drug abuse in the US impacts Latin America

10 Reasons to Revisit Marijuana Policy Now

Guest commentary: Effective treatment available for young addicts of K2, Spice

Medical Marijuana Use Among Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment

Uncertainty Over States and Medicaid Expansion

Illegal Drug Use Around the World — 5 Things You Need to Know

Sex and alcohol use by high school students on college visit

College Life Study  

Not enough

Prescription Painkiller Abuse Surged in U.S., Study Finds

Addiction caught student-athlete

Pediatric Trial Planned for OxyContin