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Subject: JT Direct: Few Addicted Prisoners Get Treatment, Study Says
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 13:20:11 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* April 3, 2007
*Few Addicted Prisoners Get Treatment, Study Says*
Less than 10 percent of inmates who need addiction treatment get
services, according to a new study from the National Institute on Drug
*Former Rep. Bob Barr Now Lobbying for Marijuana Reform*
Former U.S. Rep. Bob Barr (R-Ga.), once a fierce critic of drug
legalization, has taken a lobbying job with the Marijuana Policy
Project, which advocates for medical marijuana and other drug-law reforms.
*N.H. Medical Marijuana Bill Defeated*
The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 186-177 against a bill
that would have legalized medical use of marijuana.
More Headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/sdAok1M1ozQU/>
*Researchers Say Smokers Cost Employers in Missed Work Days, Poor
A pair of new studies find that smokers take many more sick days
annually than nonsmokers and perform worse when they are on the job.
*Animal Study Finds Immunosuppressant Prevents Lung Cancer*
An immunosuppressant normally used to prevent rejection of transplanted
organs appears to prevent tobacco-related lung-cancer tumors from
growing in mice, according to new research from the National Cancer
More Research <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/x1Aok1M1ozQn/>
Learn more about HBO's ADDICTION project and how you can get involved.
Treatment or Incarceration? National and State Findings on the Efficacy
and Cost Savings of Drug Treatment Versus Imprisonment
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Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
Vice President/Chapter Coordinator
METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE