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Representatives vote to test themselves for drugs, alcohol before pay
By Don Davis Minnesota representatives voted to test themselves for drugs and alcohol. On a 119-12 vote, they agreed with Rep. Tina Liebling, DFL-Rochester, that lawmakers should be tested to the ex...
4/23/13 at 11:33 AM State fines methadone treatment centers 12/18/12 at 8:49 AM
Prescription Drug Primer: What you need to know about Hydrocodone or "Hydros"
The following information was taken from the January Grand Forks Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition newsletter. If you would like to be more involved in reducing underage drinking and high-risk alco...
4/2/13 at 2:11 PM Former DEA agent, drug expert to visit GF/ EGF 12/4/12 at 9:32 AM
Join the conversation on alcohol and drug abuse 10/17/12 at 9:47 PM
Please join us for an evening of education as community member, nurse, and friend, Mary Adkins shares her story of addiction and recovery. Her information and education will provide powerful tools to ...
1/20/13 at 4:51 AM Listen, Educate, Ask, Discuss 1/14/13 at 2:48 AM
Alcohol, a Three-Headed Monster
Alcoholism is an issue in the United States that most people try to understand. In the class Neurochemistry, the chemical world often bumps heads with the psychological world. Alcohol abuse and ethano...
12/18/12 at 4:43 PM Pill Nation?! 10/14/12 at 6:07 PM
Coke and Peanuts
Today, in honor of Fathers Day, I want to share a story about my Dad. I could sit here all day and write wonderful things about the person I proudly call the greatest man I know, but it would embarr...
6/19/11 at 4:24 PM
The cost of adverse drug events
If you ever doubted that adverse events involving prescription drugs are costly, consider a new study that looks at what happens when these patients end up in the emergency room. The study, which w...
3/2/11 at 3:38 PM
Chance to turn in unused or expired medications
This is not necessarily related to finances but I saw an article and thought it was important to write about. Saturday, 9/25 there will be collection sites to turn in unused or expired medications. Th...
9/24/10 at 1:47 PM
Interesting legislative meeting Thursday
Tomorrow's Judicial Process meeting here in Bismarck will cover a range of hot-button issues. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. CT in the State Capitol. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjemwill report on unla...
9/15/10 at 11:07 AM Alcohol and substance abuse summit planned 9/3/10 at 12:03 PM
Communities raise awareness about alcohol/drug recovery 9/3/10 at 9:39 AM
The late Mitch Hedberg is going to be honored with a golf tournament next month in Oakdale, Minnesota. If there's a joke in there somewhere, the Minnesota-born comedian would have found it. Jok...
8/23/09 at 2:49 AM
NDSU releases long-term, comprehensive alcohol and drug prevention plan
Fargo, N.D. – On Wednesday, North Dakota State University unveiled its comprehensive, long-term plan to reduce alcohol and other drug abuse by students. The Strategic Plan to Address High Risk ...
7/28/09 at 6:32 AM