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May 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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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Associated Health Care Expenditures

ER Docs Can Help Curb Patient Alcohol Abuse, Drunk Driving

University of Maryland researcher finds crime not associated with methadone clinics

All Rise America! Blog — The National Motorcycle Relay for Recovery

Survey finds long decline in teen pot use has reversed

Emergency Room Doctors, Dental Patients and Drugs

TV Ads May Play Role in Underage Drinking, Obesity

Obama’s Drug Czar Stumps for ‘Third Way’ Policy

Evan Jarschauer: Fighting Addiction with Tough Love

Dutch judge clears way for 'weed pass'

Joe Pantoliano: Our Dis-ease Is Our Cure

US to review online marketing of beer, liquor and wine

Few Doctors Prescribing Most Opioids

Colorado Senate affirms vote setting stoned-driving limits

Politicians, experts: Pill-mill law step in right direction

The Dilemma of the Pregnant Addict

12-Step Programs: Working Toward Freedom from Addiction

Former QB Lucas hopes his tale helps other addicts

Back where it started: addiction on campus

Commentary: Breaking the Cycle of Drugs, Alcohol and Crime

DEA says Americans turned in 276 tons of unwanted medicines during recent ‘Drug Take-Back’

Anti-Smoking Drug Decreases Alcohol Consumption in Heavy-Drinking Smokers

Pelosi blasts crackdown on medical marijuana

Virtual world helps returning soldiers battle addiction

7 minutes of counseling can curb binge drinking

Caren Osten Gerszberg: Do You Drink When You're Angry?

2 Brothers Arrested in ’10 Theft of $80 Million in Prescription Drugs

Spotlight on Women Physicians and Addiction

Amped, New Synthetic Drug Used to Get High

Buying alcohol online? It's not hard for underage drinkers

One in eight teens misuses prescription painkillers

Marijuana Growers Move to the Suburbs

Dr. Robert Waldman: Sleeping Without The Pills

John J. Castellani: Spring Cleaning the Medicine Cabinets, and Other Ways to Combat Rx Abuse

Coroner: Valium, alcohol killed painter Kinkade

Senate Opens Investigation into Financial Ties Related to Prescription Painkillers

Social Networking and Teen Drug Use: Tremendous Potential to Help -- and Harm

Little Pill, Big Problem: Ohio's Opiate Story

Heroin: Parents Need to Know as Much as Their Teens, Experts Say

14 sailors implicated in Navy drug investigation

Greg Oden admits to 'alcoholic' past, plans to sit out 2012-13 NBA season

Tony Newman: Alcohol Prohibition Not Helping Native Americans Deal With Harms of Alcohol

Saying No to Costly Drug Laws

Navy Adopts Domino Strategy on How to Drink Responsibly

Love, family, drug addiction: Gregg Allman tells it all in new memoir ‘My Cross to Bear’

D.S.M. Revisions May Sharply Increase Addiction Diagnoses

Prescription pad fraud plays role in abuse surge

Scientists Find Yet Another Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer

Leah Odze Epstein: Are The Pleasures of Drinking All In Your Head?

Breaking the Intergenerational Cycle of Substance Abuse

Medicaid contractor reverses position

Amid praise for Christie drug-treatment plan, big challenges

Military taking steps to limit use of antipsychotics for PTSD

Marijuana DUI standard dies a 3rd time in CO

Substance Abuse Top Reason U.S. Troops Now Hospitalized

Stanton Peele: Politics in the Diagnosis of Addiction

What Do I Say to My Senior About College Next Year and All the Drinking and Partying That I Read About In The News?

Data suggests drug treatment can lower U.S. crime

  

Who Are America’s Drug Users?

Two Studies Provide Insight Into Cocaine Addiction

Traits of Individuals Who Use Both Marijuana and Alcohol

Ice Cream Truck Driver Arrested for Drug Sales

U.S. Senate passes federal ban on sale of synthetic pot

Game Is Designed to Help Doctors to Spot Drug Abuse

Study: Nearly a quarter of US suicide victims intoxicated at time of death

Commentary: DSM Rewrite — Don’t Forget About the Adolescents

ONDCP’s “Above the Influence” Campaign Wins Effie Award

FDA warns against counterfeit Adderall

Medical marijuana brings relief for sick kids in Michigan but the treatment is controversial

Adapting 12-Step Programs For Teenagers

Prescription Drug Abuse Can Be Stemmed With Innovation, Not Restriction

The Not-So-Magic Family Dinner

Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Banning Synthetic Drugs