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Subject: JT Direct: Deadly Fentanyl May Come from Mexico
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 11:01:50 GMT
From: Join Together <jto-direct@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* June 6, 2006
*Deadly Fentanyl May Come from Mexico*
A deadly mix of heroin and the powerful painkiller fentanyl has felled
drug users across the country, and officials say the fentanyl may have
come from a drug lab in Mexico.
*Facing Growing Meth Concerns, N.H. Toughens Penalties*
Saying that a growing methamphetamine problem poses a 'serious threat'
to residents, New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch approved a package of tough
new penalties for making or using the drug.
*Tobacco Co. Jumps into Ariz. Smokefree Battle*
Tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is helping to fund an alternative ballot
initiative on public smoking in Arizona.
*Pride Survey Released* <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/RpAok1M15mWg/>
The Pride Surveys Questionnaire for Parents, which includes queries on
everything from youth drug use to the effectiveness of prevention and
the impact of alcohol advertising, has been released.
*Naltrexone May Be Given to Scottish Opiate Users, Family, Friends*
The Scottish government may distribute the anti-overdose medication
naltrexone to opiate users and their family and friends.
More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/Q7Aok1M15mWr/>
*The Impact of Substance Dependence on the Course of Depression*
Just as depression adversely affects the course of alcoholism and drug
dependence, active substance dependence appears to worsen depression
*Natural Remission and Relapse*
Like previous studies, this study found that receiving help improves the
chances of short-term remission and decreases the risk of relapse.
More research news <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/YdAok1M15mW6/>
*COMMUNITIES IN ACTION*
*Meth Pilot Program Garners White House Interest*
The Methamphetamine Treatment Center of Excellence of Pima County,
Arizona, was deemed 'unique in the country' by the Office of National
Drug Control Policy office before the unveiling of President Bush's plan
to reduce meth use and trafficking.
Legal Action Center Alert: Ask Congress To Increase Funding for Alcohol
and Drug Programs <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/QdAok1M15mW4/>
*How Do We Know We Are Making A Difference?*
Buprenorphine Physician Locator
Taking Action Against Secondhand Smoke: An Online Toolkit
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Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE
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