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Want to pass a bill? Start with a good name, like the BREAK PUTIN Act

The Advocate 02 Oct 2022
Senate last week had to make room on its schedule for consideration of the “Breaking Russia’s Energy Addicted Kleptocracy and Punishing Uncivil Tyrant Invading Neighbor Act.” ... Cassidy recalled the “Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act.” ... The EGO Act, which was signed into law in March 2018, amended Title 31 of the U.S.

Healthful Hints: Two local mental health events Oct. 6

Winona Daily News 02 Oct 2022
It is meant to “raise awareness of the darkness that mental illness and addiction can evoke” and shed light on avenues to help through personal stories as well as discussion ... The national mental health act was passed in 1946, creating the National Mental Health Institute in Washington.

Letters to the editor for Oct. 1, 2022

Herald and News 01 Oct 2022
In November 2020, Oregon voters passed Measure 110, or the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act. The measure's goal is to establish a more health-based, equitable, and effective approach to drug addiction in Oregon by shifting the response to drug possession from criminalization to treatment and recovery.

A look at the candidates seeking election to North Dakota's Legislature from Grand Forks' District 43

Grand Forks Herald 01 Oct 2022
I intend to work to enhance and invest in our addiction recovery and mental health care services ... As of now, there is only one opioid addiction clinic in our state, which is unacceptable ... More importantly, it was very gratifying to act in a capacity that could help our institutions of higher education become better.

Sophie Aldred: Doctor Who was kept alive by the fans

The Mercury 30 Sep 2022
'Doctor Who' star Sophie Aldred says it was the "fan love of the programme" that eventually led to the show returning to TV ... Speaking to BANG Showbiz, she said ... More from this section ... Oprah Winfrey drops huge hint she's planning a return to acting. Dave Navarro out of Jane's Addiction and Smashing Pumpkins tour due long COVID ... Sophie said ... 'Torchwood ... .

Like indoor smoking, flavored vape tobacco, menthol sales must be banned in region| Opinion

The Columbus Dispatch 29 Sep 2022
Rob Crane is board president of Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation/Tobacco21 ... The nicotine habit is arguably the most deadly and powerful addiction in the world, and one that virtually always starts in adolescence ... Columbus City Council is considering this policy, but it can’t successfully act alone ... It's time to act again.

Letter: Ship homeless out of town before they ruin it

Red Bluff Daily News 29 Sep 2022
The ideal of giving our drug addicts a safe place would be ... I think we, as a town should provide the same people with a new town after three illegal acts caused by their addiction, ruining our small, poor town.

NOONAN | GOP hasn't done much to solve violent crime

Colorado Politics 29 Sep 2022
The year 2019 also saw passage of five bills devoted to treating substance abuse, with more than $10 million in legislation for addiction treatment costs in and out of the judicial system ... Legislators acted this year on an opioid addiction rate of 25 individuals per 100,000 Coloradans because substance abuse hurts lives and increases violent crime.

Drug arrests often can serve as interventions

Rocky Mount Telegram 29 Sep 2022
That’s how narcotics investigators with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office describe the horrors of opioid addiction. Dealing with these addicts, the crimes they commit, the criminals that prey on them and the acts of violence that are a part of everyday business on the street is the job of law enforcement.

Senatorial bets talk tax rollbacks, drug prevention, legalizing firecrackers

Guam Pacific Daily News 29 Sep 2022
She’s also for the opening of more addiction treatment centers.AbortionOn the Rotary Club’s question about the Guam Heartbeat Act of 2022, which seeks to ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, Mendiola said she’s “right in the middle.”“To me, giving the option to women ...

To decrease US overdoses, increase recovery services and compassion

The Hill 28 Sep 2022
As the former director and acting director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, we have witnessed firsthand the results of addiction policies based on neither science nor evidence. In spite of this, little has been done to build capacity in addiction policymaking.

After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

The Daily Astorian 28 Sep 2022
When voters passed the state’s pioneering Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act in 2020, the emphasis was on treatment as much as on decriminalizing possession of personal-use amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and other drugs ... The Drug Addiction Treatment and ...

Houston Concert Watch 9/28: Mary J. Blige, Smashing Pumpkins, and More

Houston Press 28 Sep 2022
The Pumpkins are touring in October (appropriately enough) in support of Corgan’s new “rock opera in three acts” Atum (pronounced "autumn," we are told), a sequel to the albums Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and Machina / The Machine of God ... giants Jane’s Addiction.

Hayden Panettiere: My daughter asks ‘other women if she can call them Mommy’

New York Post 28 Sep 2022
More On. hayden panettiere. Hayden Panettiere. Giving ex Wladimir Klitschko custody was ‘very upsetting’. Hayden Panettiere. ‘I hit rock bottom,’ was addicted to opioids and alcohol. Hayden Panettiere finally making acting comeback with ‘Scream 6’ role. ‘Nashville’ ditches the soap opera antics in move to CMT ... ....

Bangor plans extensive cleanup of homeless encampments this fall

Bangor Daily News 28 Sep 2022
... Plan Act to build affordable housing ... Doug Dunbar, who leads the advocacy coalition Penobscot County Cares, asked the council to consider using some of its federal American Rescue Plan Act money to build more affordable housing and fund mental health and addiction treatment.

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