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Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...they're using back there, but we're looking at them."There's no quick-fix for reducing or eliminating drug addiction, but putting Narcan into more hands in the community appears to be one of the most immediate and effective steps...
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On heroin: 'Are we listening?'

...said she's been talking about drug addiction so much, she almost forgets it's...concerned about his friends, a drug addiction counselor, the medical director...the camera back," she said. "Drug addiction, heroin overdose, it's just...
Letter: When we confuse exploitation with choice

...the vulnerability of women on the streets, and the likelihood of physical and sexual assault that correlates with drug addiction. There is little "choice" involved in exploitation, and we are learning more and more about the ways women and...
Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...the status quo and even his own party. Kasich has pushed the GOP to do more to address poverty, mental illness and drug addiction, and he created an alternative to party leaders' spending plans while serving in Congress."You can either say...
Nation and World
Recovery Fest 2015 at Twin Lakes

...held from noon to 2 p.m. at Twin Lakes Saturday, Sept. 12. Recovery Fest celebrates recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.There will be food, games, live music, a poetry slam and guest speakers. All ages welcome.The Twin Lakes trail...
Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents

...she has identified with since growing up outside Cleveland, Ohio, would save her from backsliding into alcohol and drug addiction. Her parents argued that a childhood learning disorder and depression had compromised her judgment.Their lawyer...
Nation and World
Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

...driven by a victim's race or religion as opposed to other factors frequently invoked by defense attorneys, such as drug addiction or mental illness.Last year, a federal appeals court in Ohio overturned hate-crime convictions against Amish...
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JPD installs box for unwanted pills

...just like a mailbox - and leave the drugs in there."Sell hopes the Rx Drug Drop will help reduce the potential for drug addiction."We want to get those prescription narcotics people aren't using out of their houses before people's teenagers...
WWE seeking to block concussion suits

...I blacked out."He said his son, former wrestler Barry Windham, also developed serious problems, including drug addiction, which he believes were related to his numerous head injuries."They really don't want to face it," he said...
Havoc MMA debuts in Kodiak

...didn't end well for McGavran, as Ivanoff won by submission in the first round of the main event.After battling a drug addiction his entire life, McGavran turned to MMA in 2008 at age 40. The sport took him all over the United States as he fought...


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