[Fwd: JT Direct: Treatment Access Tough for Rural Meth Users]
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Subject: JT Direct: Treatment Access Tough for Rural Meth Users
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 11:03:30 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
JOIN TOGETHER DIRECT - Daily Edition
July 11, 2006
Treatment Access Tough for Rural Meth Users
Experts say that addiction treatment works for methamphetamine
users, but those who live in rural areas -- including regions
most affected by meth abuse -- often don't have access to
Sales of Personal Alcohol Testers Halted
Facing allegations of false advertising, Sharper Image has
agreed to stop selling a personal alcohol breath-testing device
that the company claimed was 'accurate to .001-percent
CDC Says More Kids are Smoking
'The national decline in youth smoking observed during 1997 to
2003 might have stalled,' reports the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention, unveiling research showing an increase
in youth smoking in 2005.
Fla. Ruling Cheers Tobacco Company Execs
The Florida Supreme Court's decision to toss out a $145-billion
judgment against the tobacco industry was widely perceived as
good news for tobacco firms, which saw their stock prices jump
on the news and had analysts talking about a more 'predictable'
litigation risk in the future.
Engle Plaintiffs Could Wage Long Fight Against Big Tobacco
Individual smokers involved in the $145-billion Engle
class-action lawsuit against the tobacco industry -- recently
thrown out by the Florida Supreme Court -- could keep the
industry in court for years as they pursue individual claims.
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Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
Vice President/Chapter Coordinator
METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE