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Dopamine: What is it and how does it impact our body?

The Times of India 18 Jun 2021
Drug addiction and misuse ... This state of euphoria can be addictive and repeated drug use raises the limit for this kind of pleasure, meaning you can take more drugs to feel the same level of high, this causes the brain to produce less dopamine which can cause you to feel emotionally drained when you're sober.
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Opinion: California prisons must provide inmates addiction treatment

East Bay Times 17 Jun 2021
As one example, the doctors want the discretion to kick people with opioid use disorder off their life-saving addiction medication if they have improperly sold what was prescribed for them to another incarcerated person ... Criminalizing addiction has not reduced substance use ...
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Avidon Health Launches Behavior Change Solution for Substance Use Disorders

The Trentonian 17 Jun 2021
CRANFORD, N.J., June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- , a leading provider of coaching solutions proven to break unhealthy habits for diverse populations, announced today the launch of , their latest cognitive behavior change course targeting substance use disorders (SUD) ... "One in seven people develop a substance use disorder in their lifetime.
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DC launches peer outreach to guide people through treatment for addictions

Wtop 17 Jun 2021
Department of Health is responding to the surge by helping people with addiction connect with peers in the recovery process ... “Although addiction is an ongoing issue, we know that many District residents likely started or increased substance use as a way of coping with stress or emotions related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dr.
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Governor donates salary for addictions treatment

Billings Gazette 17 Jun 2021
One Health Bighorn’s substance use disorder treatment services transform lives and rebuild families and communities ... We will be using this generous donation to support the substance use disorder work we are doing and help those in our community overcome addiction,” he said in a statement.
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Unsurprisingly, Jersey Shore towns protect residents by restricting marijuana industry

Atlantic City 17 Jun 2021
Given the overwhelming funding advantage for the campaign to legalize the pleasure use of the drug, the 2-to-1 passage of the referendum was to be expected ... 21, the deadline for municipalities to enact controls on marijuana use and businesses ... For those who begin using it before adulthood, the addiction rate is about 17%.
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Our view: Unsurprisingly, Jersey Shore towns protect residents by restricting marijuana industry

Atlantic City 17 Jun 2021
Given the overwhelming funding advantage for the campaign to legalize the pleasure use of the drug, the 2-to-1 passage of the referendum was to be expected ... 21, the deadline for municipalities to enact controls on marijuana use and businesses ... For those who begin using it before adulthood, the addiction rate is about 17%.
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Gianforte Donates Salary to Facility Treating Drug Addiction

Flathead Beacon 17 Jun 2021
“We face a drug epidemic in our state, and while there’s no silver bullet to end it, we can combat it by promoting treatment and recovery for Montanans struggling with addiction,” Gianforte said in a statement. The contribution will be used to ...
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How are disparities in smoking highlighting the global issue of health inequality?

Open Access Government 17 Jun 2021
Yet smoking levels are higher in disadvantaged communities worldwide, which is a testament to the highly addictive nature of nicotine in cigarettes. The power and strength of nicotine addiction cannot be overstated, it drives global sales of tobacco products and funds an enormously powerful and wealthy multi-billion-dollar industry.
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Cannibis bill survives in House

Republican American 17 Jun 2021
Speaker, we, as a state, legalize drugs that are less addictive and less harmful to the body than cannabis is.” ... Thomas O’Dea, R-New Canaan, rattled off statistics, study findings and published reports in scientific journals that he said confirm cannabis use is unhealthy, contributes to addiction and threatens public safety.
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Cannabis bill survives in House

Republican American 17 Jun 2021
Speaker, we, as a state, legalize drugs that are less addictive and less harmful to the body than cannabis is.” ... Thomas O’Dea, R-New Canaan, rattled off statistics, study findings and published reports in scientific journals that he said confirm cannabis use is unhealthy, contributes to addiction and threatens public safety.
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Turning Point Recovery Centers expanding in north Missouri

Moberly Monitor-Index 17 Jun 2021
Service locations are currently located in Hannibal, Kirksville, and Macon ... As a not-for-profit, TPRC was established with the mission to aid in the treatment and prevention of substance use disorders and addiction ... .
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Haida Unveils 150mm Magnetic Filter Holder for Sony 12-24mm f/2.8 GM

PetaPixel 17 Jun 2021
Chinese accessory company Haida Photo has released a 150-millimeter magnetic filter holder for the Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens that provides quick and easy release of filters and does not require the lens to be removed from the camera body to affix and use.
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PDFNJ Kicks Off the Official Start to Summer with #FamilyDayNJ Summer Promotion

The Trentonian 17 Jun 2021
Tag @DrugFreeNJ & Use #FamilyDayNJWin Prizes! ... The mission of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey has always been to educate New Jersey residents, especially our youth, about substance use prevention and the disease of addiction so that residents can lead healthy lives.
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Elected representatives care about power, not service

The McDonough County Voice 17 Jun 2021
... Independents and 82% of Republicans), with 66% of voters backing “eliminating criminal penalties for drug possession and reinvesting drug enforcement resources into treatment and addiction services” and 63% saying drug use should be addressed as a public-health issue.
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