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‘Objects of Addiction’: Community-Focused Curation at the Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Crimson 03 Oct 2023
This National Recovery Month, the Harvard Art Museums welcomes its community back for the academic year with the opening of “Objects of Addiction ... The legacies of addiction highlighted in this section are far from static — accordingly, neither is the exhibition ... “Objects of Addiction” is shaped by collaboration and community.

‘Beneficiary bashing’ or encouraging more people into work? Welfare policies compared

NewstalkZB 03 Oct 2023
Indeed, claims of “beneficiary bashing” are already emerging from Labour to describe National’s policies, while National and Act have ridiculed Labour as “soft” and contributing to record high numbers of people on benefits (they are not record high when adjusting for population ... Act Party.

Tonights insomnia, courtesy of our addiction epidemic

Democratic Underground 02 Oct 2023
When we got there we found an obvious addict acting weird outside the house ... I already knew this was an area of town where there is a lot of addiction, but I hadn't confronted it so closely. As I was watching the people dispersing, I couldn't help but to think about my own grandson who is in a sober living facility for his addiction.

Katie Price recalls airport encounter with Russell Brand: ‘The truth always comes out’

Metro UK 02 Oct 2023
Alongside his acting and comedy career, Brand has built himself up as a voice against addiction, having spoken about his sex addiction along with substance abuse issues ... Hayler allegedly also had an addiction to sex, which was impacting his relationship with the mum-of-five – the pair would later split in 2018.

Handing out Narcan won’t solve our drug crisis — here’s what can

New York Post 02 Oct 2023
Anna Rose Childress, director of the Brain-Behavioral Vulnerabilities Laboratory Center for Studies of Addiction at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, confirmed to me that faster-acting, more-powerful versions of Narcan are on the way — but this is also not a solution, just a bigger Band-Aid.

Rockford residents oppose 'outrageous' expansion of group homes for recovering addicts

Rockford Register Star 02 Oct 2023
Dozens of Rockford residents are pushing back against the increased placement of people recovering from drug addiction and alcoholism in group homes in their neighborhoods ... Oxford House says it provides homes in a group setting for sober people recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction.

KS collects $7M from $1.85B in sports bets

The Mercury 02 Oct 2023
TOPEKA — The state’s first year of sports betting brought in $7 million in state revenue from $1.85 billion in wagers ... The fiscal year ended June 30 ... Rep ... Out of the revenue, the Kansas Lottery transferred $97.7 million into the Expanded Lottery Act Revenues Fund and the Problem Gambling and Addictions Grant Fund. .

Orange, Riverside counties will test new strategy to treat severely mentally ill

Daily Bulletin 01 Oct 2023
Screengrab from Riverside County video explaining the CARE Act, designed to provide support, medication and housing to the severely mentally ill ... The CARE Act — for Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment — begins Monday, Oct ... The CARE Act, and the CARE courts it has created, won’t impact the overwhelming majority of them.

Chandigarh: Mobile shop owner, taxi driver caught with 94 gm heroin

Hindustan Times 30 Sep 2023
A fresh case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered at the Sector 19 police station ... He used to take drug addicts and suppliers to Amritsar for purchasing drugs, and also sold drugs to addicts at higher rates for easy money ... A case under the NDPS Act was registered at the Maloya police station.

Citrus County vs. 'Demon Alcohol'

Citrus County Chronicle 30 Sep 2023
A national problem ... Compare these measurements to beer (about 5%), wine (about 12.5%), gin (about 40%), and whiskey (about 40%) and you can conclude that use of the patent medicines was stealth alcohol consumption and could even lead to addiction. The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 addressed the use of dangerous drugs and alcohol in medicines ... G.J ... .

Two more men indicted in Pharoah's investigation

The Buffalo News 29 Sep 2023
... faces up to life imprisonment on charges, among others, that he maintained Pharaoh's as a drug-involved premises and victimized vulnerable women by exploiting their drug addictions in order to coerce them into engaging in commercial sex acts with him, his friends and associates.

Prosecutor calls Pharaoh's bouncer 'one of the people who allowed the crimes to happen over ...

The Buffalo News 29 Sep 2023
The criminal charges against Rosenthal and Barsuk have implications for Peter Gerace Jr., the owner of the club, whose charges include maintaining Pharaoh’s as a drug-involved premises where vulnerable young women were exploited through their drug addictions and coerced into engaging in commercial sex acts with him, his friends and associates.

Portland’s drug hell should serve as a warning to Glasgow

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Sep 2023
On top of already rampant cannabis use by the resident population and US domestic tourists, a purported act of kindness to hardcore drug addicts has unleashed an apocalypticSponsored. Related articles. IN DEPTH ... First ‘shooting gallery’ for drug addicts approved ... , ... .

Two men indicted on sex-trafficking counts in Pharaoh's investigation

The Buffalo News 28 Sep 2023
... faces up to life imprisonment on charges, among others, that he maintained Pharaoh’s as a drug-involved premises and victimized vulnerable women by exploiting their drug addictions in order to coerce them into engaging in commercial sex acts with him, his friends and associates.

Legislators continue work on key topics during September Legislative Days

The Argus Observer 27 Sep 2023
DRUG ADDICTION CRISIS ... Health care and public safety committees will receive updates on the enforcement of existing laws, access to treatment services and implementation of the Drug Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment Act (Measure 110) ... • Drug Use Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment ... • Drug Addiction and Recovery Act (Measure 110) Update.

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