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Subject: JTO Direct - Daily Edition - 10/18/05
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 01:29:03 -0400 (EDT)
From: JTO Direct <JTO-Direct@...>
Daily Edition - Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco October 18, 2005
Mass. to Open Recovery High School
South Boston will be home to the first Recovery High school in the state
Depression Eased by Cannabinoid Drug
A drug that works on the brain's cannabinoid system appears to ease
anxiety in rats and increase brain cells.
Denied Treatment by Managed Care? Tell Us Your Story
Join Together frequently hears about families being denied access to
addiction treatment by managed health care organizations. We are looking
for specific examples from people who are willing to talk about their
Amphetamine Improves Sense of Touch
Amphetamine use doubles tactile sensitivity among users, according to
researchers from Ruhr University in Germany.
Marijuana Use Tied to Cancer Rates Among Maoris
Maoris have the world's highest lung-cancer rate, and heavy marijuana
use could be a culprit.
Environment, Behavior Play Lead Role in Teen Drinking
Environmental and behavioral factors may have more of an impact on the
start of teen drinking than family history of alcoholism or alcohol abuse.
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Drug-Free Communities Grant Process Blasted as Political, 'Flawed'
Community anti-drug coalitions lost funding after the federal drug
czar's office threw out peer-review scores typically used to award the
Drug-Free Communities grants and adopted a different set of funding
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Department of Labor Substance Abuse Information Database
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