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TOP: For babies born addicted to opioids, hospitals recruit volunteer cuddlers

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 00:06
philly.com (US) Studies going back to the late 1980s and '90s b B when cuddlers were enlisted to calm crack-addicted infants b B have shown the benefits of the added attention. (Mon Dec 24 14:06:38 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(95%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $methadone(100%), $morphine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(75%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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TOP: Study: Opioid use rising among pregnant hospital patients in Pa.

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 00:06
philly.com (US) Love in the time of opioids: Adoption connects drug-exposed kids with new families Opioids were the most common drug present. (Mon Dec 24 14:06:38 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $use_is_abuse(95%), $propaganda_theme4(95%), $propaganda_theme5(75%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $analgesic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $methadone(100%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $buprenorphine(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $youth(75%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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TOP: Helpful alone, deadly together: Overdoses on combined prescriptions plague white women

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 00:06
philly.com (US) Which are often prescribed in tandem. White women are more likely than women of other races to be prescribed opiates. (Mon Dec 24 14:06:38 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $use_is_abuse(60%), $gateway(60%), $propaganda_theme4(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $dissent_silenced(50%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $opioid_narcotic_analgesic(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $opioid_analgesic(100%), $sedative(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anticonvulsant(100%), $antitussive(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $tranquilizer(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $alprazolam(100%), $benzodiazepine(100%), $clonazepam(100%), $codeine(100%), $hydrocodone(100%), $meperidine(100%), $morphine(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $OxyContin(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(60%), $youth(60%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%)]
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TOP: At McPherson Square Library, this security guard is calm in a storm -- and now saving lives

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 00:06
philly.com (US) Two of his cousins were lost to drug addiction. (Mon Dec 24 14:06:38 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $naloxone(100%), $heroin(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(100%), $school(100%)]
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TOP: Prescriptions -- and overdoses -- are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 00:06
philly.com (US) Prescriptions b and overdoses b are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal Prescriptions b and overdoses b are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal Prescriptions b and overdoses b are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids even more lethal Prescriptions b and overdoses b are skyrocketing for anti-anxiety drugs that make opioids e... (Mon Dec 24 14:06:38 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(100%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $propaganda_theme5(50%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $propaganda_theme7(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $harm_reduction(100%), $methadone_maintenance(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $anxiolytic(100%), $sedative(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anticonvulsant(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $tranquilizer(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $naloxone(100%), $alcohol(50%), $heroin(100%), $methadone(100%), $cannabis(100%), $alprazolam(100%), $benzodiazepine(100%), $clonazepam(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $lorazepam(100%), $oxycodone(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $youth(50%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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OR: KLDR - Local News

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:55
kldr.com (US) Board of Commissioners Will Consider Illegal Marijuana Task Force Agreement In what looks to be a brief agenda, the Commissioners will consider an agreement with the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission for an Illegal Marijuana Task Force. (Sun Dec 23 21:55:39 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%), $meeting(60%)]
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OR: KLDR - Local News

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:55
kldr.com (US) Driver in Fish Hatchery Road Crash Abandoned Vehicle and Large Amount of Pot The Oregon State Police was investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred near Wilderville where the driver abandoned the vehicle. (Sun Dec 23 21:55:39 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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OR: KLDR - Local News

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:55
kldr.com (US) In a plea deal with the District Attorney's Office, charges of 1st-Degree Aggravated Theft, 1st-Degree Theft and Unlawful Possession of Heroin were dismissed. (Sun Dec 23 21:55:39 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(50%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $secret_evidence(50%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $heroin(100%), $incarceration(100%)]
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OR: Deputies rescue occupant of overturned boat on Siletz river

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:33
oregonherald.com (US) A boat had gone downstream and was now on the riverbank somewhere between Hehe Illahee boat ramp and Mill Park boat ramp. Deputies transported the boat operator back to Mill Park boat ramp where medical staff evaluated him. (Sun Dec 23 22:33:22 2018 PST) [$drug_related(50%), $drug_ngo(50%), $drug_reform_ngo(50%), $ramp(50%)]
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OH: Norwalk Reflector: Tips for those in recovery: Avoid alcohol during the holidays

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:29
norwalkreflector.com But for people recovering from a... (Sun Dec 23 18:29:21 2018 PST) [$drug_related(60%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $gateway(60%), $propaganda_theme4(60%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(60%), $chemicals(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(100%), $alcohol(100%), $youth(60%)]
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OH: Marion County News

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:26
OH: Marion County News (US) Two Marion men have been charged in federal court after law enforcement say they found about three kilograms of cocaine during a traffic stop Tuesday. (Sun Dec 23 18:26:32 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(80%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $secret_evidence(50%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $cocaine(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $police_related_news(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(80%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $jury(100%)]
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OH: State patrol to open statewide K-9 training facility - News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:26
mariettatimes.com (US) State patrol to open statewide K-9 training facility ! News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times State patrol to open statewide K-9 training facility MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- The State Highway Patrol says it's opening a statewide training facility for police dogs used by the patrol and other law enforcement agencies in Ohio. MARYSVILLE, O... (Sun Dec 23 18:26:03 2018 PST) [$drug_related(75%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $explicit_propaganda(70%), $prohibition_agency(75%), $drug_dog(75%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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OH: Ohio brothers charged in Michigan man's 2017 overdose - News, Sports, Jobs - Marietta Times

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:26
mariettatimes.com (US) They're accused of supplying opioids that led to a 33-year-old man's fatal overdose in Monroe in 2017. (Sun Dec 23 18:26:03 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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OH: Mid-Ohio Local News - Mansfield News Journal

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:25
OH: Mid-Ohio Local News - Mansfield News Journal (US) Police calls: Traffic stop nets cash, heroin Police calls: Traffic stop nets $5,256, suspected heroin; one man arrested on a nationwide pickup warrant, jailed. Police calls: Marijuana found in diaper bag ... (Sun Dec 23 18:25:26 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(60%), $propaganda_theme4(60%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $secret_evidence(50%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $pharms(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $anesthetic(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $cocaine(100%), $crack(100%), $heroin(100%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $fentanyl(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(70%), $school(100%), $meeting(60%)]
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OH: Fairfield County news

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:23
OH: Fairfield County news (US) The wife of former mayor Brian Kuhn was released after serving more than two years in prison for several felonies related to a gambling addiction. (Sun Dec 23 18:23:41 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $propaganda_theme6(55%), $dehumanization(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(95%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $various_drugs(95%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(70%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $meeting(60%)]
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[2]: Congress has legalized hemp. What the future might hold - News - GoErie.com - Erie, PA

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:13
goerie.com (US) The federal government is poised to quit counting hemp. Growing hemp for commercial purposes will soon be legal across the country. Hemp was a cash crop in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the 18th and 19th centuries. Production was curtailed after World War II amid a marijuana scare. Almost 40 states have created hemp cultivation and production programs. (Sun Dec 23 23:13:46 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $drug_law(100%), $prohibitionist(80%), $historical_prohib(80%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $hemp(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $various_illegal_drugs(80%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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OR: FDA casts shadow on hemp win - Daily Tidings

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:13
dailytidings.com (US) CBD oils have become increasingly popular in lotions. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb restated his agency's stance that CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or health products without approval from his agency. (Sun Dec 23 21:13:46 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $gateway(55%), $propaganda_theme4(55%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $hemp(100%), $cannabis(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $various_illegal_drugs(70%), $msm(50%), $mockingbird(50%), $assoc_press(50%)]
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[2]: Train Man's 19th annual display excites kids, parents; Electric train set nearly fills room at downtown Bend library

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:12
[2]: Train Man's 19th annual display excites kids, parents; Electric train set nearly fills room at downtown Bend library (US) When the old Oregon Trunk Railway depot was moved from the path of the Bend Parkway to the Old Mill District. (Sun Dec 23 23:12:51 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(60%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drug_law(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $cannabis(100%), $reefer_madness(50%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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[2]: Budtenders make a living by selling marijuana; Meet the public faces of recreational marijuana sales

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:12
[2]: Budtenders make a living by selling marijuana; Meet the public faces of recreational marijuana sales (US) Who is also a budtender. There were 601 dispensaries in Oregon as of Dec. 12. Which is double what it was in 2000. Have legalized marijuana for medical use. Direct industry employment is forecast to rise to more than 155000 and by 2022. (Sun Dec 23 23:12:51 2018 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme7(100%), $dissent_attacked(50%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $oaksterdam(100%), $compassion_club(100%), $legalization(100%), $chemicals(85%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $opioid(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(85%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $narcotic(100%), $alcohol(85%), $cannabis(100%), $cannabis_industry(85%), $cannabis_jobs(50%), $reefer_madness(50%), $school(100%), $aggrandizement(100%)]
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TOP: French Valley man arrested in slaying of his aunt -- Press Enterprise

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:12
TOP: French Valley man arrested in slaying of his aunt -- Press Enterprise (US) Trappen has two misdemeanor convictions in Riverside County, for possession of a controlled substance in 2011 and for driving under the influence in ... (Sun Dec 23 14:12:08 2018 PST) [$drug_related(80%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme6(75%), $illegal_drugs(80%), $drug_law(80%), $various_illegal_drugs(80%), $incarceration(100%), $jury(50%)]
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