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Experts: Zero-Tolerance on 'Cannabis Driving' Too Severe

Experts: Zero-tolerance on 'cannabis driving' too severe

Filed under: drug addiction newspaper

According to Henrik Rindom, a doctor specialising in drug abuse, the legal limit for cannabis use has been set so low that it amounts to harassment. “Because the authorities can't impact the cannabis trade through policing efforts, they are instead …
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News round-up 6/11: S&P's rating "misleading", judge rules

Filed under: drug addiction newspaper

… Care UK, which is owned by a private equity firm, stands to make £257m from the contract, according to the paper. Welfare reform. People with alcohol or drug addiction could be stripped of their benefits if they do not seek help, the Daily …
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A silent addiction rife within sport

Filed under: drug addiction newspaper

That's how the Gaelic Players' Association chief executive, Dessie Farrell, this week described a growing culture of gambling addiction among some GAA players. When the GPA began offering players free counselling services, more than …. If you're a …
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Addict broke into shed 'for a place to spend the night'

Filed under: drug addiction newspaper

“My client is trying to wean himself off the drugs and is currently doing well taking methadone. “This is a man who has battled with a severe drug addiction for half of his life. “He has serious issues but he is taking steps to try and sort himself out …
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