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Subject: Join Together Direct - 3/1/06
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 11:02:34 GMT
From: Join Together <jto-direct@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
March 1, 2006
Abuse of ADHD Drugs Found Rampant
The desire to increase academic and professional performance is driving
millions of young Americans to misuse stimulants designed to treat
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Rules, Industry Influence Blamed for Defeat of Va. Indoor Smoking Bill
A legislative panel packed with tobacco-industry donation recipients
used new legislative rules to kill a measure that would have banned most
indoor smoking in Virginia.
U.K. Military Eases Up on Drug-Using Soldiers
British soldiers found using illicit drugs will no longer be
automatically thrown out of the military, with some instead offered a
chance at treatment.
Fla. Boot Camps Scrutinized After Death
Florida's boot-camp system for juvenile offenders has come under
scrutiny after a teen died following a beating administered by camp
More headlines > <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/gdAok1M1eXtg/>
Taste Gene Can Protect Some from Smoking
People who possess a gene variant related to bitter taste sensation may
enjoy some protection from smoking.
More research news > <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/bdAok1M1eXtW/>
New Jersey Group Launches Campaign to Spur Alcohol Tax Hike
Parent to Parent announces the launch of the 'Just a Nickel' campaign to
increase the state's alcohol tax to help pay for more addiction treatment.
More in your turn > <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/61Aok1M1eXtu/>
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