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March 2012 News and 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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Opioid use after minor surgery can create problems

Familiarity With Drugs Helps a Group Speak for Users

Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine

College binge drinking facts: Top 10

Army Postpones Expansion of Confidential Alcohol Treatment Program

Judge Rules Against CVS in Oxycodone Fight

Spring break is the biggest peak for students' alcohol abuse

Commentary: Getting Smart on Juvenile Offending and Substance Use Issues – The Role of the Prosecutor

Childhood trauma common among people addicted to alcohol

Male Fruit Flies, Spurned by Females, Turn to Alcohol

Florida claims success against pill mills

Mom's last resort: Opiate antidote saves addicts' lives

Spring Break Gets Tamer as World Watches Online

Tide detergent hot item to steal, then use to buy drugs

Mindful Addict: Tom Catton’s Spiritual Road to Long-Term Drug Recovery

Healthy Kids | Risky combo: drug patches and kids

State of Addiction: Recovering Tulsa addict praises Drug Court

Pat Robertson is wrong about marijuana

Spice, K2 Sending Teens to the Emergency Room

New St. Patrick's Day tradition: Party without the booze

Pediatrics Group Tells Physicians How to Spot Symptoms of Synthetic Marijuana Use

Meth use in pregnancy linked with young children’s behavior problems in first long-term study

Addiction Science & Clinical Practice  

New Research Reveals Medications Are the Leading Cause of Accidental Poisoning Deaths Among Children Today

Despite ban for US troops, alcohol still makes it way to bases in Afghanistan

A Message That Can’t Be Repeated Enough: People Do Recover From Addiction

Can addiction can be fixed with substitute drugs? Probably not.

Treatment helps addict regain life

Prevention For College Students Who Suffer Alcohol-Induced Blackouts Could Deter High-Cost Emergency Department Visits

Fla. delays drug testing pending legal challenge

To Receive Welfare, Should Drug Test Be Required?

Legal 'synthetic pot' is new deadly plague in New York City

Alcohol Consumed by Sergeant Robert May Have Been the Final Link to the Civilian Massacre

Washington's war on synthetic drugs

Baseball is moving toward alcohol-free clubhouses

Lancaster County student, 11, sues over random drug tests

Lawmakers: Fake pharmacies price gouging on drugs

R. Gil Kerlikowske: Setting the Record Straight: Responding to the Prescripti?on Drug Abuse Epidemic

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse - Crime halved once drug addicts are on the road to recovery

Commentary: Research-Informed Solutions to Substance Use Problems

Cocaine, heart disease contributed to Houston's drowning, coroner says

Home beer brewers seek changes to alcohol laws

Scott Gottlieb: The DEA's War on Pharmacies—and Pain Patients

Hope Lies Within

Thoughts about Pain and Wisdom

Life Is About Creating Yourself

Dealing with Darkness

The Doctor’s Opinion on Alcoholism on Vimeo

Study: Sleeping Pills Linked with Early Death

Trazodone Improves Sleep, but Decreases Abstinence in Recovering Alcoholics

Staying Sober through Service

Next Right Thing' sets crime among addiction, recovery

For Many Veterans, Substance Abuse Begins Overseas

Response to the Toxicology Report of Whitney Houston

Cameron Wants Brits to Pay More for Alcohol

Option to Buy

Attorney tells more Colorado medical pot centers to close

Results From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample - Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Painkiller Opana, new scourge of rural America

Sales of K2 and other synthetic drugs thrive despite Missouri ban

Addiction as a Gift: Our Call to a Deep Spiritual Practice

Alcohol, Marijuana Linked to Online Gambling

Pill mills' effects showing up in neonatal units, doctors say

In New Jersey, Drinking Is on the Political Agenda

Cleaning up mess left by meth labs a profitable niche

Lawmakers: Prescription drug abuse fight needs federal hand

N.Y. bans sale of synthetic marijuana; cites health

Teens' 'cinnamon challenge': pneumonia risk

Leah Odze Epstein: Our Blasé Attitude Toward Pills

The War on Drugs: What's God Got to Do With Fighting Addiction?

Homeless Woman Recovers, Rises From Addiction, Prostitution

David Feherty on addiction and mental illness

Whip-Its: Dangerous Teen Craze Making a Comeback