has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the
2008 and 2012 campaigns and is tracking their progress on our Obameter.
45 percent were kept and 25 percent were compromised. Check it out.
This is passed off as political satire by Daily Currant
but is circulated as a real news story. The truth is that a "marijuana overdose
" is virtually a medical impossibility.
Generation Opportunity, a Koch brothers-backed group, didn’t bribe students, but they did offer alcohol
to young people at Opt-Out events near college campuses, to encourage young people to consider buying health insurance other than the Affordable Care Act.
A 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Addiction means having 2 out of 7 symptoms like the need for markedly increased amounts of the substance,
withdrawal symptoms, and reduction or abandonment of social, work or
recreational activities because of use.
The technology behind government electronic benefit cards blocks that. While the card could have cash value from another program such as TANF, no ATM would dispense cash based on a person’s food stamp allowance.
There is no question that substance abuse in the state of NH is a real and
pressing problem, and the statistics show that thousands have sought
help as a result of the state’s expanded Medicaid program. The
real total is closer to 2,000 -- about one-third the amount Hassan cited.
Cosby admitted in a recently released deposition, to pursuing sex with young women with the aid of
Quaaludes, which can render a person functionally immobile. “I used
them,” he said, “the same as a person would say, ‘Have a drink.’ ” In this article, 35 women not only tell about being lured in, drugged, and assaulted, but they include the aftermath and trauma.
Kasich defended Ohio's Medicaid expansion by saying, when skeptics arrive in heaven, "Saint Peter isn’t going to ask them how
small they’ve kept government, but what they have done for the poor.
" He quotes Matthew 25.
Healthy people are employable, and Medicaid money helps, rehabilitate prisoners and drug users, which saves money. Ohio's budget has a surplus and he has cut taxes.
"Twenty-three million Americans suffer from addiction
, but only 1 in 10 get treatment," Clinton proposes medication-assisted treatments such as buprenorphine and methadone,
along with counseling, because these have proven to be effective according to the World Health Organization
The actual ratio is about one of nine, not one in 10, and it’s worth
noting that the treatment statistics include only the most intensive
methods, leaving out such widely used approaches as Alcoholics
Drug abuse by parents is the second most prevalent reason for a parent losing custody of a child to foster care services.