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Schimel, Kaul spar over ACA, opioids, school safety in third debate

Wisconsin’s Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul met in Milwaukee Tuesday — the third debate between the candidates. Similar to their first two appearances, Schimel and Kaul sparred over how to address the opioid crisis, school safety measures and the Affordable Care Act. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Report aimed at tackling substance abuse in Middlesex-London issues 23 recommendations

Community and health care leaders gathered Tuesday morning at Goodwill Industries on Horton Street to release a report that’s been over two years in the making. 755 more words

Canada

Suspected purple heroin prompts health and safety warning from Oneida Nation Police

Oneida Nation Police are warning the public about the suspected distribution of purple heroin.

A media release describes the substance as a form of heroin that’s been mixed with fentanyl, carfentanil, and other purple-coloured additives. 175 more words

Health

🔊Important Questions to Ask Yourself if You're Taking Opioids, Benzos, Hypnotics, Stimulants, and Other Addictive Medications?

A few ways to KNOW if you are truly addicted

Answer YES to even one of these questions to know that you are addicted and in need of help with medically supervised detox. 385 more words

Oregon to receive $17 million in federal funds to fight opioid crisis

Walden’s anti-opioid bill on cusp of becoming law.

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden’s bill to help fight the opioid crisis could become law as soon as next week. 82 more words

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