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Weekly Drug News Digest from DPNA in
Spanish and English: November 13, 2006

Here are the drug news items that were featured on the DPNA websites this week.  Click on any title to access the complete article in English or Spanish

RIPRED.org

  1. Hugo Chávez es el “gran desestabilizador que opera” en América Latina
  2. Estadísticas: La droga en México
  3. Unos 90.000 rusos mueren cada año por consumo de drogas o alcohol
  4. EEUU: Shannon-- pocos cambios hacia America Latina
  5. Evo Morales admite que se desvía coca al narcotrafico
  6. Más drogas, más violencia, más delitos y más fracaso escolar
  7. México: el factor hereditario en las adicciones
  8. Las embarazadas que consumen metanfetamina transmiten la droga al feto
  9. Venzuela: Adicción y Carceles
  10. Entornos de las universidades constituyen un factor de riesgo para diversos tipos de consumo.
  11. Colombia.- El Gobierno apoya liberar a los pequeños narcotraficantes que delaten a los capos de la droga
  12. Resumen semanal de noticias  sobre la droga en inglés e español: 27 de octubre
  13. "Es falso que sólo la diversión dé la felicidad"
  14. Venezuela: Venden drogas en las canchas deportivas


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  1. Daily International Drug Related News from ONDCP
  2. U.S. Strongly Opposed to Bolivia's "Commercialization" of Coca Plant
  3. Prescription Drug Misuse More Common in Drinkers
  4. What Makes Us Stick To Our Bad Habits?
  5. Marijuana Smoking Is Associated With a Spectrum Of Respiratory Disorders  Research Findings 
  6. Shift in U.S. Congress may affect Latin American trade, immigration
  7. HIGH AT HOME: Mothballs join the list of teen inhalants
  8. Defeat of State Marijuana Legalization Initiatives
  9. Ballot Questions: Marijuana Legalization Fails in Colorado, Nevada; Ohio Passes Comprehensive Smoking Ban 
  10. Swedish study links steroid use to crimes, fraud
  11. ELECTION 06: Don’t decriminalize marijuana
  12. Neurophysiological link between cannabis use and schizophrenia found
  13. Methadone fails 97% of drug addicts
  14. Fed. Report Shows New Nonmedical Users of Prescription Pain Relievers Outnumbered New Marijuana Users 2002 to 2004  

Dr. Grant Suhm

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