1768[Fwd: JT Direct: Anti-Anxiety Drug Said to Help Meth Addicts]
- Jul 4, 2006-------- Original Message --------
Subject: JT Direct: Anti-Anxiety Drug Said to Help Meth Addicts
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 11:04:41 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
JOIN TOGETHER DIRECT - Daily Edition
July 3, 2006
Anti-Anxiety Drug Said to Help Meth Addicts
Researchers are claiming high rates of success using an
anti-anxiety drug to treat methamphetamine addiction.
Miss. Tobacco Program Could Survive
The nonprofit anti-tobacco program Partnership for a Healthy
Mississippi, under attack by Gov. Haley Barbour, could survive
by morphing into a state agency.
Calif. Lawmakers Increase Penalties Under Proposition 36
In 2000, California voters directed the state to offer addiction
treatment rather than prison to low-level drug offenders, but
state lawmakers voted this week to amend the voter-approved
Proposition 36 to send some offenders to jail if they don't
comply with their treatment plans.
Feds Can Continue to Prosecute Medical Marijuana Users, House
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 259-163 against a
measure that would have barred the Justice Department from
spending money on prosecuting people who use or distribute
marijuana for medical purposes.
Conn. Candidate Calls for End to Drug War
In a state where a local mayor's admission of drug use has
sparked local debate and national headlines, the Green Party
candidate for governor has one solution: end the war on drugs.
Remission and Relapse in the General Population
Recent research suggests that a substantial population of
patients with alcohol use disorders could respond to brief or
minimal interventions in primary care or other nonspecialty
More research news:
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METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE