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Anti-Drug Success Comes in Communities Pulling Together, AG Says in Warren

Anti-drug success comes in communities pulling together, AG says in Warren
Mandatory drug screening in the schools “will either prevent use or catch it at an early level,” she said. One woman expressed the opinion that lack of jobs is a factor that adds to the incidence of drug addiction in the area. “What I would like to see …
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Businesmman Robert Johnson left prison a changed man
NEW BEDFORD — After sunset once a week, the parents of drug addicts gather at St. Luke's Hospital to share stories, comfort each other and ask: "What should I do with my child?" They ask Robert Johnson, a tall, slender, well-dressed man with …

Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims
His death, which came after a long period of sobriety that ended last year, "epitomizes the tragedy of drug addiction in our society," said Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "Here you have an extraordinarily talented …
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Belmont Common Pleas Court accepts drug grant
"Unfortunately, the drug addiction problem around here has really, really exploded recently," he said, adding that opiates are the current drug of choice, with prescription medication and heroin as well. The probate courts commonly see 150-200 eligible …
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