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Attempts to prevent drug use paint addicts as monsters. Guess who then hides their addiction?
Reno News & Review  |  Devin Hansrote  |  11-21-2011  |  Health

Lauded Prison Drug-Treatment Services are the Latest Victim of California's Budget Cutsnew

The Amity Foundation's highly regarded Right Turn program, held up as a national model for effective prisoner rehabilitation, is being closed down at Donovan State Prison, making Donovan one of eight prisons statewide that won't provide any sort of professional in-custody substance-abuse treatment.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Kelly Davis  |  10-14-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Texas Needle Exchange Activists Discuss The Charges They Facenew

The state Attorney General's ruling that legislation authorizing a pilot needle-exchange program doesn't protect participants from being arrested for distributing drug paraphernalia kicked the case against three activists into gear. They face charges that threaten up to a year in jail and $4,000 in fines.
San Antonio Current  |  Elaine Wolff  |  05-14-2008  |  Science

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