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Women's advocate warns of consequences from Colo. 'personhood' amendment

October 28, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
National Advocates for Pregnant Women believes that passage of Amendment 67 in Colorado would subject some women to arrest and prosecution for drinking or smoking during pregnancy.

As targeted Fla. sober home closes, attention shifts to legislation, regulation

October 22, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An ongoing investigation of Florida recovery residences and addiction treatment organizations could be paving the way for a number of potential legislative and regulatory actions.

Proposed bill could mandate drug testing for college athletes in Ohio

October 14, 2014  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor
Ohio would be the first state to require testing and set penalties for college athletes caught using illegal substances if the measure passes.

Why society should consider medical marijuana

October 14, 2014  |  Scott Kellogg, PhD
A therapist sees marijuana as liberating some patients from the confines of physical illness.

Florida’s medical marijuana initiative could take liability away from providers

October 10, 2014  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor
Upon voter approval, the initiated constitutional amendment would legalize medical marijuana, and its vague wording could leave negligent providers of the drug without liability in the result of adverse effects, opponents of the amendment say.

Organizer sees health and awareness goals in substance-free challenge

October 6, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Today begins CBSNews.com's #14Days On the Wagon Challenge, asking citizens to refrain from any alcohol or non-medical drug use for two weeks.

BREAKING: Addiction fighters want FDA chief to step down

September 24, 2014  |  Julie Miller
Margaret Hamburg has been under fire for months for allowing FDA approval of opioid drugs that have high risk of abuse

'Big cities' visit DC seeking tools to fight opioid addiction

September 18, 2014  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
Expanded access to buprenorphine for treatment and naloxone for overdose reversal topped the request list of public health leaders from three major cities at a Capitol Hill briefing this week.

NAADAC director sees infusion of youth as part of Recovery Month

September 9, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
This month's kickoff luncheon for Recovery Month honored both the pioneering influences of the addiction field and the next generation.

Statement touts Narcan, Good Samaritan laws on overdose awareness day

September 2, 2014  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A statement from a treatment referral resource calls for wider use of drug overdose prevention strategies.

Battling Big Marijuana

August 25, 2014  |  Charlene Marietti
Providers in the two states that have legalized marijuana want to put the genie back in the bottle. Data may help.

How effective are patient confidentiality rules in today's system?

August 24, 2014  |  Julie Miller
The 42 CFR Part 2 regulation limits the use of patient data, but it also stands in the way of integrated care


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