[Fwd: JT Direct: RWJF Ends Addiction Funding Program]
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Subject: JT Direct: RWJF Ends Addiction Funding Program
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 11:04:06 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* October 2, 2006
*Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Ends Addiction Funding Program*
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which for two decades has been the
most generous and visible private funder of addiction treatment and
prevention programs in the U.S., has announced that it will no longer
have a separate program area for funding addiction-related programs.
*16-Year-Old Girl Faces 40 Years in Texas Prison for Drug Offense*
The county attorney in El Paso, Texas, is seeking a harsh prison term
for a 16-year-old girl caught smuggling cocaine into the U.S. from Mexico.
*L.A. Bans Drug Offenders from Skid Row*
People on probation because of drug convictions will be banned from Los
Angeles' 'skid row' area under a new policy unveiled by the city's
*Despite Huge U.S. Investment, Colombian Cocaine Still Coming*
The U.S.-funded, multi-billion-dollar Plan Colombia has resulted in the
eradication of large swaths of cocaine crops, but Colombian cocaine
trafficking appears largely unaffected.
*Industry-Backed Secondhand-Smoke Measure Makes Ohio Ballot*
The weaker of two competing indoor-smoking ballot initiatives -- backed
by the tobacco and hospitality industries -- has been certified by the
Ohio secretary of state and will go before voters in November.
More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/tdAok1M1QmmA/>
*Opioid Analgesics Most Common Cause of Unintentional Fatal Drug
Poisoning in the U.S.* <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/b1Aok1M1Qmm3/>
Opioid analgesics, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, and methadone, are
more likely than cocaine or heroin to be the cause of unintentional drug
poisoning deaths in the U.S.
More research news <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/gpAok1M1Qmmx/>
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Developing Competitive SAMHSA Grant Applications
NAABT Patient/Physician Matching System
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