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  1. What is the Cashless Debit Card? And does it discriminate against Aboriginal people?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Crikey

    The Cashless Debit Card for welfare recipients is now moving towards the end of the second month of its 12-month trial in the towns of Ceduna, SA, and Kununurra, WA. How is it going so far? In 2014, iron ore magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest released The Forest Review: Creating Parity .

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  2. Only 1 per cent of state's population addicted to drugs: Punjab ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Punjab Minister of Health and Family Welfare Surjit Kumar Jayani Sunday claimed that only 1 per cent of the state's population was addicted to drugs. Drug addiction is not as serious a problem as is being projected to defame the state, he added.

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  3. Children increasingly at risk in complicated drug problemRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    THAILAND has been struggling with an increasingly complicated drug problem as abusers are estimated to number as much as 2.7 million and the scourge of drugs apparently targets the very young. "It's worrying that children as young as seven are used as drug couriers," Boonruang Triruangworawat, director of the National Narcotics Control Management Centre, said yesterday, which was the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

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  4. How LGBTQ Youth are Dealing with Drug AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Torontoist

    Pieces to Pathways' Geoff Wilson and Tim McConnell, with Amelia Janusas, a placement student from the Assaulted Women and Children's Counselling/Advocacy Program at George Brown College. Before his first manic episode and a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, RJ's substance use was a daily routine.

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  5. Group pledges $75,000 to Heywood campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Heywood Hospital Aid Association has pledged $75,000 to Heywood Hospital and Heywood Healthcare's "Fulfilling Our Promise" capital campaign over the next three years. The association has already donated $30,000 toward that goal in 2016.

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  6. Don't judge parents on welfare benefits. Their choices are more difficult than you think.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    If a single parent has no or a low income, people consider it more valuable for that person to work outside the home than to be a "stay at home" parent. But if a parent with adequate means provides care as a "stay at home" parent, it's often considered laudable.

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    12 hrs ago | Fox News

    Marijuana has supporters and investors seeing green, and the industry could be on the precipice of expanding by leaps and bounds in 2016. Since California became the first state to approve compassionate use of medical marijuana in 1996, two-dozen states have followed suit.

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  8. Alcoholism and substance abuse have caused havoc in our country, says PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, June 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse on Sunday in New Delhi on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated the recipients of the awards for their outstanding contributions in field of prevention of alcoholism and substance abuse.

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  9. This Nearly $400-Billion Tech Giant Is Now in the Marijuana BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Marijuana has supporters and investors seeing green, and the industry could be on the precipice of expanding by leaps and bounds in 2016. Since California became the first state to approve compassionate use of medical marijuana in 1996, two-dozen states have followed suit.

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  10. Substance User's Social Connections: Family, Friends, and the ForesakenRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newswise

    It's no secret that social environments can play a role in the development as well as recovery from substance-abuse problems. A new study, designed to uncover how individual relationships respond to substance use and social influences, has found that the links between substance use and social connections are bidirectional and strong.

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  11. Terrorism, smuggling, drugs linked: MukherjeeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, June 26 : Saying terrorism, smuggling and drug activities were linked, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said unless the common thread was broken, it would be very difficult to fight all three. Alcoholism and substance abuse have caused havoc in the social life of India and across the world, the president said while presenting National Awards for outstanding service on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking here.

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  12. India a transit point for Afghan heroin, cocaine: UN reportRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Times of India

    As the controversy over 'Udta Punjab' intensifies the debate over India's drug addiction, the World Drug Report 2016 released states that the low value assigned to heroin in the Indian market makes the country more of a transit point for the drug headed for other destinations.

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  13. Increased medical marijuana dispensaries might be on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | RecordNET

    Pending City Council approval, residents will have the opportunity in November to vote on whether to allow for the establishment of as many as three new medical marijuana dispensaries in Stockton. The City Council is scheduled Tuesday night to consider placing two measures on the November ballot related to the sale, cultivation and taxation of medical cannabis.

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  14. MOMS program helps pregnant women get off drugs, alcoholRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Maryha Kelly isn't shy about her past. Born into a fractured family where drug abuse was prevalent, she started using at 17 years old - and struggled to get clean during her first two pregnancies.

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  15. Another view about prescription opioid drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    I read the opinions of W.W. Wielechowski regarding drug abuse. The writer did not provide his/her credentials in the field of addiction.

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  16. Sen. Oroho joins the tax-and-spend folksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Was a time that the Democrats were cited as tax-and-spend folks. Now Sen. Oroho wants to tax and spend.

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  17. Dozens learn to administer Narcan at Pittsfield Wellness Coalition eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | UnionLeader.com

    Financial advisers said U.S. 401k holders and investors shouldn't worry too much about the stock market's downward plunge Friday post-Brexit.

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  18. Dorm offers a new option for OSU students in recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Editor's note: This story was produced by student reporters as part of the High School Journalism Institute, an annual collaboration between The Oregonian/OregonLive and Oregon State University. Read this post for more information about the training program.

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  19. Federal government continues to ban valid scientific research on medicinal use of Cannabis sativaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Medical News

    The use of medical marijuana for millions of patients suffering from a wide range of health conditions and the subsequent therapeutic benefits has long been documented. Twenty-three states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam, have determined that Cannabis sativa can benefit patients suffering from a wide range of conditions, including cancer, epilepsy, chronic pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  20. Zacks: Analysts Set $26.00 Price Target for AAC Holdings IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Political

    AAC Holdings Inc has been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.25 from the four analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a buy recommendation and three have given a strong buy recommendation to the company.

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