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Call 911 Good Samaritan Policies

There were 4,329 drug-related deaths in Florida from January to June 2011. The highest occurring deaths directly caused by drug and alcohol: * Benzodiazepines: 545 * Oxycodone: 607 * Methadone: 341 * Cocaine: 294 * Ethyl Alcohol: 269 There were … Continue reading

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US: Peru overtakes Colombia as top cocaine producer

Cannot help but think of the story by Edgar Allen Poe of the House of Usher (House of Usher (film) and The Fall of the House of Usher (book) )every time I read an article of this nature about cocaine. The … Continue reading

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Chemical linked to synthetic pot, $3 million in cash found at local warehouse

 This is so sad that in a county that has 250,000 residents where the economic engines are medicine, education and government and there are some 80,000 college and University students that represent the best and brightest of the state that … Continue reading

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People Who Are Constantly Online Can Develop Mental Disorders

My own observation is that all too often those coming out of prison hug the internet because it is a way to maintain contact with those that have share a common thread and it becomes a place to go for … Continue reading

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Armed gang rapes women in Mexican youth camp

(Reuters) – An armed gang raped seven young women in a brutal attack on a youth camp just outside Mexico City, state prosecutors said on Saturday. Armed gang rapes women in Mexican youth camp.  This the land of the free … Continue reading

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States fight ‘tourists’ trafficking painkillers

 To speak to the market place is a big mistake when fighting illegal drugs. Markets come and go depending on demand and supply. The problem is what is driving the demand. My own sense in this the 70th year of … Continue reading

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OxyContin for kids

This is big pharma at its best. However, it is also big bucks at its best. It will come to past because big pharma is one of the biggest and most influential lobby groups in Washington. It well should be … Continue reading

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