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Does take-home naloxone reduce non-fatal overdose? : The Lancet

Does take-home naloxone reduce non-fatal overdose?. By - Trevor Bennett, Katy Holloway, Sheila M Bird

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To me it makes sense as long as people will get the necessary instructions.

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UK PMA Deaths: The case for testing drugs and a push for drug policy reform

UK PMA Deaths: The case for testing drugs and a push for drug policy reform | A sensible drug policy respecting human rights | Scoop.it
  January saw the devastating news of the deaths of four men over Christmas and New Year – all believed to have taken the same pink Superman pills containing the drug para-methoxyamphetamine (PMA). This drug, which has a similar composition to PMMA, has been around since the 1970s but due to its lack of positive effects was soon rejected by many. It is therefore assumed that most people were consuming what they thought was (3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) MDMA. Effects and Psychopharmacology

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The drug testing in Zurich (see: saferparty.ch) does some really important work! By the way: supported by the town of Zurich!

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Julian Buchanan's curator insight, January 23, 3:39 PM

We need to avoid being seen to support drug testing (of people) which is part of the drugs war, and be clear we are talking here about 'Testing Drugs’ - never call it drug testing because of widespread use of that phrase already in an altogether different meaning and context.

 

MildGreen Initiative's curator insight, January 24, 7:40 PM

he who controls the language controls the dialog

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Drug Treatment Courts: 20 Years of Uncounted Deaths

Drug Treatment Courts: 20 Years of Uncounted Deaths | A sensible drug policy respecting human rights | Scoop.it
The continued stigmatization of those with drug and alcohol abuse have perpetuated a drug treatment court system that is hiding and destroying data that does not match the image of their marketing agents.

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VIDEO Rethinking Overdose Intervention | Jamie Bridge | TEDxBedford - YouTube


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Does take-home naloxone reduce non-fatal overdose? : The Lancet

Does take-home naloxone reduce non-fatal overdose?. By - Trevor Bennett, Katy Holloway, Sheila M Bird

Via Julian Buchanan
Edi Schwager's insight:

To me it makes sense as long as people will get the necessary instructions.

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