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Weighing costs of drug abuse prevention vs. treatment

Youngstown Vindicator

At recent local forums on the opioid epidemic, members of the public submitted questions they wanted the local media to answer in its reporting. One question was: What are the costs of addiction vs. the costs of preventing it? The consensus among experts and studies is clear on this question: There are …

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1338 drug traffickers including 27 foreigners rounded up in 2017: ANF

Geo News, Pakistan

The agency carried out 364 awareness and drug abuse prevention activities during the year across the country, in an attempt to raise awareness among the masses about the hazards of drugs with a special focus on educational institutions. These activities included seminars, lectures, awareness walks, …

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Resident-turned-councilwoman challenges Glen Cove bid process

Newsday

Most passed unanimously, as they have previously, but newly sworn-in Councilwoman Marsha Silverman voted against a resolution on 22 contracts for engineering, financial, legal, drug-testing, drugprevention, golf-course-management and other services. The measure passed 6-1. “Our contract award …

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Legislature 2018: Controversial issues top agenda

The Ledger

Sexual harassment, race relations, drug addiction: Florida lawmakers have no shortage of controversial topics on the agenda as they head into what is expected to be another tumultuous … Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, has filed a bill that would mandate drug prevention education for all fifth-graders. Irma.

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Drug treatment grant a welcome assistance

Burlington County Times

Ordinarily, we’re not great fans of throwing money at a problem, but the opioid crisis is a state and national emergency. Between 2000 and 2015, 500,000 Americans died from drug overdoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nearly 2,000 people died of opioid drug …

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Drug use among Bangladeshi children at alarming level

Brinkwire (press release)

Nabila Tarannum Khan, chief consultant and clinical Psychologist at the Cabin — a Thailand-based group that works for treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts, urged the government to launch a comprehensive campaign that includes public and private organizations, schools, universities and the …

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Intec Pharma (NTEC) vs. Its Competitors Head to Head Comparison

Week Herald

Intec Pharma (NASDAQ: NTEC) is one of 287 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? … Furthermore under research is Accordion Pill-Undisclosed Drug for the prevention and treatment of small bowel non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug …

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