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January illicit drug deaths double in Interior Health region

Info News 02 Mar 2021
In response to these record-high numbers, Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, said she is committed to finding new ways to support and separate people from the poisoned drug supply, and is pushing for decriminalization. "Addressing mental health and addictions is a priority of the B.C.
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Chief Coroner: Illicit drug supply in B.C. ‘becoming even deadlier’

North Shore News 02 Mar 2021
Lisa Lapointe expressed her concern Tuesday in reaction to from the B.C ... after using illicit drugs ... Sheila Malcolmson, B.C.’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, said in a statement Tuesday that she was “committed to finding even more ways to support and separate people from the poisoned drug supply.” ... mhowell@glaciermedia.ca ... .
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Brits are ‘doom shopping’ to lift their moods in lockdown

Metro UK 01 Mar 2021
16% believe that spending money can improve their mental health (Picture. Getty/Metro.co.uk) ... Advertisement. Advertisement ... A separate study found that 1 in 20 people in developed countries have a shopping addiction, though it’s often dismissed as simply being a love of spending and frivolous inability to save ... More. Shopping ... Advertisement. Advertisement.
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A Columbia professor argues against our drug puritanism

Vox 25 Feb 2021
He believes our entire way of talking about drugs and addiction is not just wrong — it’s actively blocking the way to a society that lives up to its ideals of liberty and the pursuit of happiness ... Sean Illing Separating drugs from addiction is a complicated concept, and I’m not quite sure I understand it, but I’ll come back to that.
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A movie about the dark sides of drug rehab sparks push-back, even as legislators seek ...

Orange County Register 23 Feb 2021
Officials overseeing public addiction treatment programs – which operate in a separate universe from private programs – blasted the filmmaker for “a highly inaccurate” depiction of substance use disorder treatment as driven by greed rather than care.”.
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Movie about drug rehab’s dark side sparks pushback, even as legislators seek sweeping changes

Daily Breeze 23 Feb 2021
Officials overseeing public addiction treatment programs – which operate in a separate universe from private programs – blasted the filmmaker for “a highly inaccurate” depiction of substance use disorder treatment as driven by greed rather than care.”.
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Movie about drug rehab’s dark side sparks pushback, even as California legislators seek sweeping changes

SiliconValley.com 23 Feb 2021
Officials overseeing public addiction treatment programs – which operate in a separate universe from private programs – blasted the filmmaker for “a highly inaccurate” depiction of substance use disorder treatment as driven by greed rather than care.” ... Addicts often cycle through rehab after rehab, often only to use again.
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Pot will bring 11,000 new jobs, $300 million in annual sales, $50 million in tax revenue

Albuquerque Journal 23 Feb 2021
................................................................ which for more than 50 years has disproportionately hurt communities of color through mass incarceration, family separation, joblessness, drug addiction, and poverty. … We have the opportunity to legalize cannabis with these foundational principles ... New Mexicans are ready ... Rep ... Rep ... .
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Why Bad Things Happen, Part III: Why??

Taylor Press 20 Feb 2021
This week, we’ll uncover some things that restrict and enable God’s intervention in people’s lives ... Think of the witness and healing power of someone who has overcome addictions or other adversities!. In summary, bad things happen because we’ve separated ourselves from God and created an environment full of risk and corruption ... Blessings and peace,.
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Our Opinion: Addiction crisis calls for new way to protect and serve

The Berkshire Eagle 19 Feb 2021
The addiction epidemic that preceded the coronavirus pandemic, however, has not gone away. As these twin crises continue to dovetail, it’s heartening to see the Great Barrington Police Department taking a proactive approach to tackling addiction in the community — not by criminalizing or stigmatizing people in crisis, but by offering them help.
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B.C. sex offender guilty of sending nude photos of ex-girlfriend to her new boyfriend

Canoe 19 Feb 2021
A Squamish sex offender has been found guilty of sending nude photos of his former girlfriend to her new boyfriend ... We apologize, but this video has failed to load ... B.C ... They used heroin together and when they separated, she went into drug addiction treatment. She is now 28 years old and is employed as a mental health and addictions therapist ... .
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Labour seeks ban on advertising by gambling companies

The Irish Times 17 Feb 2021
He said gambling addiction is “poisoning individuals and families across the country” ... Mr Wall said an estimated 40,000 people are suffering from gambling addiction in the State, and that one in eight who begin gambling will ultimately end up with an addiction ... Prof Colin O’Gara, consultant addictions psychiatrist, said.
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'Nobody is perfect', the dangerous cycle of substance use disorder in Randolph County

The Courier-Tribune 17 Feb 2021
"In the center there are 211 beds with addicts stealing and trying to make a quick dollar for a dealer when they get out ... According to Seabolt, the justice system needs to separate the person from their addiction because they may be suffering from mental health issues that are connected to drug use.
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