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Weak laws on gambling cost lives, warn MPs

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Jul 2022
MPs have warned that if reforms to tackle problem gambling are not comprehensive enough it will “mean that more lives are lost” to betting addiction.
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Group urges Marcos to veto vape bill

Manila Bulletin 06 Jul 2022
In a statement, the group said that by vetoing Senate Bill 2239 or the proposed Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act will help “prevent more young non-smokers from being introduced to nicotine addiction.”.
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Marcos urged to veto vape bill

The Manila Times 06 Jul 2022
(UPDATE) HEALTH experts urged President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. to veto the bill that will allow vapes to be regulated in the country ... The group said that the veto of Senate Bill 2239 or the "Vaporized Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Products Regulation Act" will prevent young non-smokers from being introduced to nicotine addiction ... ....
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Flawed ruling jeopardizes mental health coverage for millions of CT patients

The CT Mirror 06 Jul 2022
The present ruling in the Wit v ... A court ruling on March 5, 2019, found that United Behavioral Health, violated the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA). This Federal Parity Law requires equal treatment by insurance companies of individuals who suffer from mental illnesses and addiction ... Create more CT Mirror journalism ... 📬 ... .
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A tiny-home village for transitional individuals

Commonwealth Journal 06 Jul 2022
Connect Community Village is a proposed tiny home initiative that will consist of individuals, including veterans, who are seeking to develop the necessary faith-based transitional skills to lead purposeful, productive, and successful lives following complex trauma, addiction recovery, and incarceration.
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Man sentenced to short jail term, probation for assaulting, threatening to kill woman

Norfolk Daily News 06 Jul 2022
... reason to act violently ... While out on bond, Graf sought treatment for his alcohol addiction in California and also has undergone cognitive processing therapy, something Stratton said was an indicator that Graf had acted on his desire to remain sober and address his anger problems.
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Proposed legislation would make it easier to prescribe drug to treat addiction

Springfield News-Sun 05 Jul 2022
Congressman Mike Turner, R-Dayton, speaks in front of OneFifteen Tuesday, July 5, 2022, about the passage of the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act ... Congressman Mike Turner, R-Dayton, speaks in front of OneFifteen Tuesday, July 5, 2022, about the passage of the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act.
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Bill Bailey: ‘Keep saying funny things – that’s quite profound advice’

The Observer 04 Jul 2022
I saw an act called Otiz Cannelloni who did this surreal meta magic and there were some storytellers, character comedians and John Hegley ... New acts would come to perform and there were prizes for whoever the audience liked ... That’s something that has formed the core of my own act ... Ridiculously, it felt a bit like a high-wire act.
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TikTok is sued over deaths of two young girls in viral ‘blackout challenge’

Finger Lakes Times 02 Jul 2022
One, the Social Media Platform Duty to Children Act, would empower parents to sue web platforms that addict their children; the other, the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, would mandate that web platforms offer children substantial privacy and security protections.
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Moises: Should I reach out to my ex?

Sun Star 02 Jul 2022
SANDRA. Hi Singlestalk. I’m in a six-month relationship with an officemate. My ex left for Dubai three years ago. We cut the cord in 2020. We couldn’t keep up with the demands of a long-distance relationship ... DJ ... You have created a space in your brain while you were together for your ex to act as a romantic partner ... It’s like breaking an addiction ... .
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TikTok sued over deaths of two young girls in viral ‘blackout challenge’

The Los Angeles Times 01 Jul 2022
One, the Social Media Platform Duty to Children Act, would empower parents to sue web platforms that addict their children; the other, the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, would mandate that web platforms offer children substantial privacy and security protections.
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'No treatment for people like our son': Parents push for change as coroner challenges govt

Canberra Times 01 Jul 2022
A coroner has challenged the ACT government to consider changes that would allow authorities to force mentally ill addicts into drug rehabilitation ... .
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New Bill Proposed Against Platforms Over Children’s Addiction to Social Media

Adweek 30 Jun 2022
... algorithms and design features that allegedly harm children through addiction.
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'Looking back at this person, I see fear': Michelle Heaton shares heartbreaking photos of bloated ...

The Daily Mail 29 Jun 2022
Michelle Heaton shared a series of shocking photos taken during the height of her alcohol addiction as she marked 14 months of sobriety ... Michelle Heaton shared a series of shocking photos taken during the height of her alcohol addiction as she marked 14 months of sobriety ... 'I went into the Priory and I had the 28 day addiction program.
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House passes Trahan bill to require opioid training

Newburyport Daily News 28 Jun 2022
BOSTON — Congress is moving to require more training for physicians to recognize the signs of opioid abuse amid a surge of addiction fueled by the pandemic ... The Medication Access and Training Expansion Act, which was co-sponsored by Rep ... The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, approved by Congress in 2004, is named after the son of former Oregon Sen.

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