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News and Views February 2012


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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Faces and Voices of Recovery

Kentucky Governor Supports Bills to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

Welfare drug screening legislation faces delay | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Dr. Scott Morris: Look around, offer hand to those battling addiction 

Alcohol abuse higher among college students: study

Drinking in Assisted Living

Oxycodone: A good drug gone bad steals lives

To stop addicts, doctors should register their prescriptions

New handheld device helps police identify drugs

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Keith Humphreys: Scrips will stop meth labs

Gov. Chris Christie's drug treatment plan good for jailed people, N.J.

CADCA National Leadership Forum to Focus on Fighting Substance Abuse

DOD Testing Program to Screen for More Prescription Drugs

Heavier alcohol consumption may increase risk of colon cancer in people with a family history of such cancer

The grim reality behind the numbers in the state drug report

A New Paradigm for Substance Abuse Treatment

Siblings Brain Study Sheds Light on the Roots of Addiction

Indiana liquor law could crimp Super Bowl parties

Army Studies Workout Supplements After 2 Deaths

The 'forbidden fruit' of medicinal mushrooms

New debate: When is medical marijuana "usable?"

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton says he had relapse, starting with ‘3 or 4’ drinks in Dallas

There’s Always Room for Improvement

Stop Worrying and Embrace Change

No Room for Condescending in Recovery

Affirmation of Life

A New Paradigm for Substance Abuse Treatment

Pennsylvania Officials Roll Out Drug Tests For Welfare

Marijuana Push in Colorado Likens It to Alcohol

Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.: Not Your Father's Drug Prevention Program

Faces and Voices of Recovery

Kentucky Governor Supports Bills to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

Welfare drug screening legislation faces delay

Dr. Scott Morris: Look around, offer hand to those battling addiction

Alcohol abuse higher among college students: study

Drinking in Assisted Living

Oxycodone: A good drug gone bad steals lives

To stop addicts, doctors should register their prescriptions

iHeal: A mobile device for preventing and treating drug use

Be A Superior Example (BASE) - Baseball Hall of Fame

Radley Balko: The New Panic Over Prescription Painkillers

Addiction: Not a Laughing Matter

Is drinking alcohol at kids events acceptable?

Group Health’s Initiative To Avert Opioid Misuse And Overdose Among Patients With Chronic Noncancer Pain

Marijuana nearly doubles risk of collisions

Illicit Drugs Bought Off Internet May Be Poisons, Experts Warn

The Associated Press: Tribe suing beer companies for alcohol problems

National Children of Alcoholics Week

Gabrielle Giffords' anti-drug legislation signed into law

After-school program can reduce alcohol use among middle school students

Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.: Does Medical Marijuana Increase Drug Use?

Tips for dealing with substance abuse problems in the workplace

Simple Steps for Increasing the Love in Our Lives

Clearing The Smoke on Medical Marijuana, Part I

Kansas lawmaker proposes drug testing for welfare recipients

Dr. Tian Dayton: ACOAS: How Did Growing up with Addiction Affect You?

Deni Carise: Addiction: Not a Laughing Matter

Some Fans Of The Late Whitney Houston Vent Anger At Her Ex Bobby Brown

Relationship Patterns That May Reveal A Substance Abuse Issue

What’s Wrong with Daddy? Reflections from the Child of an Alcoholic

Stigma: One of the Biggest Obstacles Facing Treatment and Recovery

DEA Targets Large Industry Players in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

Lawmakers seek to expand bath-salt ban

Virginia Lawmakers Want Ignition Interlocks Installed For First-Time DUI Offenders

Death Of Whitney Houston Draws Attention To Problem Of Prescription Drug Abuse

One in 10 U.S. kids have alcoholic parent: study

Hospitalization of US underage drinkers common, costs $755 million a year

Underage drinking: When parents don’t agree with the law

Clearing The Smoke on Medical Marijuana, Part II

National guardsmen face a high risk of developing alcohol abuse problems following deployment

Lifesaving Overdose Antidote Should Be Widely Available

Drug-testing expert says TCU bust is sign of increased marijuana problem in college sports

Illicit Drug Use May Be Driving Rise in Ectopic Pregnancies in Florida

Faces and Voices of Recovery

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Underage drinking: When parents don’t agree with the law

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