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NC Report Tackles Prescription Drug Abuse

NC report tackles prescription drug abuse
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina should require medical providers to get routine training about prescription drug abuse and should improve monitoring of how controlled substances are dispensed, legislative researchers recommended Wednesday in a report looking at how to better curb abuse and reduce overdoses. The Program Evaluation …
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Action awaited after tough talk on opioids
Now comes what may be the most difficult part of the fight against the often deadly abuse of opioids and use of heroin – following up talk with effective action.
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Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets
LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/drugs_abuse_testing_markets.html …
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Research and Markets: Drug Addiction – Pipeline Review, H1 2014: 17 Companies and 34 Drugs Profiled

Research and Markets: Drug Addiction – Pipeline Review, H1 2014: 17 Companies and 34 Drugs Profiled
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Drug Addiction – Pipeline Review, H1 2014" report to thei
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Prescription abuse skyrocketing, leading to more heroin addicts, experts say
SAN FRANCISCO — Prescription drug abuse in the Bay Area and nationwide is a growing problem, outpacing illegal drugs and creating a new generation of heroin addicts, law enforcement, public health officials and substance abuse specialists said during a regional summit Wednesday.
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Senate Approves Bill on Drug Monitoring Program

Senate approves bill on drug monitoring program
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The Senate has approved a bill that requires practitioners to register with Rhode Island's prescription drug monitoring program. The drug database is designed to help prevent drug diversion and misuse. State health department officials said in December that only 20 percent of those allowed …
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You can get any drug you want, where you want' – recovering addict
There are various ways that prescription drugs end up being sold for a few pounds on the streets of Bradford, or behind closed doors.
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Drug Users Warned After Potent Methadone Stolen in Vancouver Drugstore Robbery

Drug users warned after potent methadone stolen in Vancouver drugstore robbery
Police are warning drug users to be careful after a litre of potent methadone was stolen in an East Vancouver pharmacy break-in on Thursday morning. Around 2 a.m. Thursday, police were called to the Rexall Drug Store at Fraser Street and East 50th Avenue and found the glass front doors smashed in.
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Cottage Grove man charged in friend's drug overdose death
A 20-year-old Cottage Grove woman is dead of a drug overdose, and a friend is charged in connection with her death.
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Prescription drug addicts 'are adept' at fooling GPs
Most of the people Dr Alun George treats at Bradford’s Unity Centre are seeking recovery-based treatment for class A drug use – but he also sees people who are dependent on prescription drugs.
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Deadly Addiction: Heroin Use, a Tragic Wrong Turn for Prescription Drug … – Insurance News Net (Press Release)

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Deadly addiction: Heroin use, a tragic wrong turn for prescription drug
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Suboxone clinics, which provide an alternative to methadone for opioid withdrawal, treat an increasing number of patients in the privacy of a clinician's office. Many of those seeking treatment at suboxone clinics are hooked on painkillers. Local detox

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Pair opens ‘recovery-based’ center to treat addictions – Baltimore Sun

Pair opens 'recovery-based' center to treat addictions
Baltimore Sun
"We call it recovery-based," said Bierman, meaning that detoxification is part of the treatment. "I see other treatment centers, especially with opiate addicts, use replacement medication, also known as medication management, where they substitute

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Heroin Hidden Between Man's Buttocks Was 'for Use of Him and Girlfriend

Heroin hidden between man's buttocks was 'for use of him and girlfriend
He told a judge he bought the 6.27g of heroin from a Grangetown car park on the way to drop a van off at a friend's home. “We were going to use all of it between us,” said Donaldson. He had the … The couple said they were now on methadone programmes.
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Long Beach Memorial will hold prescription drug take-back on Saturday
LONG BEACH >> Residents can drop off their expired or unused prescription medications at Long Beach Memorial Hospital on Saturday as part of a drug take-back initiative. Organizers, including the Long Beach Police Department, hope to prevent pill abuse …
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