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California doctor faces murder trial in 3 men's drug deaths

LOS ANGELES (KRON/AP) — A prosecutor says even after several patients died of overdoses, the Southern California doctor now charged in their deaths continued to pass out prescriptions for powerful painkillers. 109 more words

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Overdosed: Fill Me Up Lord

When I learned that it was National Overdose Awareness Day my mind immediately went to the Holy Spirit and not necessarily prescription drugs. I was reminded of the scripture, Ephesians 5:18 that reads… 405 more words

Holy Spirit

Dayton Declares Monday Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed August 31 as Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day.

International Overdose Awareness Day is held each year on the final day of August and calls attention to the problems of drug abuse and overdose.  171 more words

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Opioids, legal or not, can kill; It's time for action

By Dr. Peter Selby, Chief of Addictions and Director of Medical Education at CAMH

In the past few weeks, the media has covered a spate of tragic deaths… 433 more words

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Police, educators bring dire warnings about fentanyl deaths to Calgary schools

As a powerful street drug rises in prominence at teenage parties in Calgary, police and educators will bring dire warnings into school halls and classrooms across the city that just one pill could kill them. 639 more words

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It's high time...

…we decriminalize the use of cannabis! (Pun intended.)

In all seriousness, the more we are allowed to know about cannabis, the more ridiculous it is that it’s still illegal in most places in America. 821 more words

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