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Subject: JTO Direct - Daily Edition - 1/5/06
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 01:30:59 -0500 (EST)
From: JTO Direct <JTO-Direct@...>
Daily Edition - Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco January 5, 2006
Raising Alcohol Prices Doesn't Always Cut Consumption
Raising alcohol prices can be effective in lowering consumption, but not
always, according to a new study from the University of Texas Prevention
R.I. Medical Marijuana Veto Overridden
Rhode Island lawmakers have overridden Gov. Don Carcieri's veto of a
medical-marijuana bill, making the state the latest to allow medical use
of the drug.
Meth-Using Mom Charged
A Springfield, Mo., woman faces criminal charges after admitting that
she used methamphetamine days before giving birth to her daughter.
Women Less Sensitive, More Vulnerable to Alcohol
Women are less sensitive to the effects of alcohol than men, but also
more vulnerable to alcohol's negative health effects, according to
researchers who say the findings debunk some common myths about female
Medical Marijuana Drug Clears Regulatory Hurdle
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the launch of Phase
III clinical trials of Sativex, an oral pain medication for cancer
patients based on the active ingredients in marijuana.
More news <http://www.jointogether.org/sa/news/0,1853,384,00.html>
Is the Meth 'Epidemic' Real?
Politicians from states hard-hit by methamphetamine use have called it a
national 'epidemic' that demands more attention from the federal
government, though data may suggest a more nuanced picture..
Maximum Youth involvement: The Complete Gameplan for Community Change
OxyContin Facts & Figures
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Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE
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