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NEW Opiate Detox Using Marijuana is Saving Lives

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In the face of rising Death Rates due to opiate addiction and reaction, Addiction Canada and the Network of recovery centres associated with them have developed a new program that uses medicinal marijuana to improve Success Rates. Saving lives are all that matters and nobody has ever died from a marijuana overdose. Opiate use is deadly and usually stems from …

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Alcoholics Drinking Mouthwash & other Products can be Deadly

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Alcoholics and Mouthwash Alcoholics are Drinking Mouthwash and other products with alcohol content and it can be deadly. Numerous brands of mouthwash are available that contain a high percentage of alcohol. Listerine, which is sold in a number of countries worldwide, contains 26.9% alcohol, making it more potent than beer, wine and some liquors. For the average consumer, this alcohol …

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Avoiding Addiction Relapse & the Holidays – Flirting with Danger

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This time of year is meant to be joyous for many people, but unfortunately, the holidays can bring on more stress and emotional turmoil than tidings of comfort and joy and Avoiding Addiction Relapse during the Holidays can be tough. Family expectations can be trying, even in relatively good relationships, and there is also the added strain of financial obligations …

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Canadian Addiction Recovery Network Reviews

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Canadian Addiction Recovery Network Reviews is the reviews for the very best addiction treatment in Canada. An alternative to 12-step programs, Canadian Addiction Recovery Network Reviews offers panoramic lakeside or mountain views depending on location in a caring and therapeutic environment. Housing up to 2o residential guests in Alberta and up to 45 in Ontario, these luxury facilities offer a …

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Government vs Private Addiction Treatment

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If you’re reeling from the effects of addiction, it’s important to know that there’s help available but lets look at Government vs Private addiction treatment. In fact, there are a few different kinds of help to choose from. The 2 for this discussion are Government treatment centres and the Private addiction treatment centres. For those who have been in their …

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The Cons of Using the 12-Steps in Addiction Recovery

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The 12-steps recovery program was at one time the cornerstone in the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. Started in the 1930s, it was the first popularized treatment methodology to acknowledge addiction as something other than a choice. Today, the 12-steps Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are organizations dedicated to helping people worldwide achieve sobriety through a series …

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Carfentanil, the New Deadly Opioid to Hit Streets in Canada

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Police and doctors across Canada have been raising the alarm about carfentanil, a drug even more potent than fentanyl. Carfentanil or carfentanyl (also known as 4-carbomethoxyfentanyl) is an analog of the synthetic opioid analgesic fentanyl. It was found to be four orders of magnitude or 10,000 times more potent than morphine, making it one of the most potent known and …

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Opioid Addiction, Overdose & Death, Canadian Crisis by the Numbers

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Health professionals from across Canada are gathered in Ottawa to discuss a growing, urgent health crisis — opioid addiction, overdose and death. Here is a by-the-numbers look: Six or seven — Number of Canadians who die daily from opioid overdose, according to Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins One in eight — Deaths of Ontarians 25 to 34 years in 2010 …

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Legalizing Marijuana in Canada, Bad Addiction 4 Us (Killer)

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Marijuana is currently the world’s most commonly used illicit drug. THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive chemical responsible for the high one gets from smoking marijuana. Now that high is becoming high-potency as well. Because of advances in cultivating the plant Cannabis sativa, the average THC concentrations increased from 4.56% in 1996 to 11.75% in 2008. There are growing concerns about the …