[Fwd: JT Direct: Doctor Fights Limits on Buprenorphine]
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Subject: JT Direct: Doctor Fights Limits on Buprenorphine
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 11:01:08 GMT
From: Join Together <jto-direct@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
June 1, 2006
*Doctor Fights Limits on Buprenorphine*
The 30-patient limit on doctors who want to prescribe the anti-opiate
drug buprenorphine should be dropped, a Fall River, Mass., psychiatrist
*Souder Wants Drug War Spores Tested*
An experimental plant-killing fungus should be tested on coca and
poppies for possible deployment overseas, a leading drug-war supporter
in Congress says.
*Tobacco Industry Slammed for Tobacco Labels*
Denouncing the 'lies' of the tobacco industry, World Health Organization
officials said tobacco companies continue to mislead smokers by using
terms like mild, light, low-tar, natural, organic, and additive-free to
*Miss. Court Says Lawmakers Should Decide on Funding of Tobacco Program*
A Mississippi judge has ruled that the state legislature, not the
courts, must decide whether a successful stop-smoking campaign should be
funded with proceeds from the nationwide tobacco settlement.
More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/d1Aok1M1rm6v/>
*Teens Should Be Screened for Drugs in ER, Study Says*
Youths who come into hospital emergency rooms for treatment of trauma
injuries should be routinely screened for alcohol and other drugs, a new
*Majority of U.S. Youth, Young Adult Club Drug Users Have Used Three or
More Types of Illicit Drugs*
The majority of club drug users are multiple drug users, according to a
recent analysis of data from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and
More research news <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/cdAok1M1rm66/>
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