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Adult marijuana use soars in Ohio, likely to highest level ever

Adult marijuana use soars in Ohio, likely to highest level ever

Federal drug survey reports older cannabis users driving increase. Adult marijuana use in Ohio soared to what is likely a record level in 2015-16, according to a new federal report issued quietly this week. The annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported...

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What Is Harm Reduction?

Drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights.

Pragmatic and practical strategies that meet drug users “where they’re at.” Harm reduction supports safer use — such as syringe exchange and medical marijuana — and no use at all.

Why don’t heroin users work?

Why don’t heroin users work?

Stereotype Alert: They do! Few groups are more stereotyped than drug users, and few drug users are portrayed as negatively as heroin users. Homeless heroin addicts certainly exist and need love and attention, as do homeless alcoholics. But have you ever seen a news...

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Naloxone…a drive-by and a walk-by

Naloxone…a drive-by and a walk-by

Drive-by. I was driving on I-71 between Cleveland and Columbus this afternoon when I saw an American-made, four-door sedan on the highway's shoulder. The car was crooked, both front tires in the grass outside of the breakdown lane. The front door was open, and the...

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