opioids

I guess it isn’t just the NH GOP that sucks

by Skip July 2, 2017

From my friend and loyal reader (emphasis mine): Skip – thought you’d appreciate the irony. After OH voters rejected marijuana on the Nov ballot, our Republican legislature passed it anyway – too much money at stake. If you’re rich enough and can grow in large qtys, you can apply for a license.  Still illegal for […]

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Here’s One for the Conspiracy Theory Folks – Opioid Overdose Deaths Produce More Organ Donors

by Steve MacDonald June 19, 2017

The rise in opioid-related deaths has resulted in an increase in available organs for transplant. New England Donor Services says in 2016, 92 organ donors had died of a drug overdose. WMUR-TV reports the percentage of organ donors who were overdose victims rose from 4 percent to 27 percent in a five-year time span. Let […]

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Addiction in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald June 21, 2016
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We continue with Frank Edelblut, candidate for Governor, on the “opioid crisis,” solutions without more bureaucracy, and New Hampshire’s other addiction problem…Federal money. Download this segment |  Complete podcast  

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A Bigger Crisis for NH Democrats than the ‘Opioid Crisis’?

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2016
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There’s something New Hampshire Democrats value more than the “Heroin epidemic?” Yes, abortion! Oh, and this, For all the bluster from politicians attempting to outbid each other on the opioid issue, it is telling that Democrats would walk away from the issue the instant it required asking state retirees to chip in for their health […]

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Heroin – Opioid Panel Presentation

by Steve MacDonald May 2, 2016
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For those interested, … Heroin – Opioid Panel Presentation Thursday May 5, 2016   7:00 PM Brookline Event Center Route 130 – Brookline, NH Panelists Vahrij Manoukian – Hollis Pharmacist William Quigley – Brookline Chief of Police James Sartell – Hollis Chief of Police Lee Duval – Brookline EMS Director Sandy Bohling – Hollis EMS Director […]

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Hassan is playing ‘doctor’ again: Treating all NH citizens like drug addicts

by Kimberly Morin September 4, 2015

Yesterday Governor Hassan sent out a press release that calls for more mandates on prescribing physicians when it comes to opioids. ‘Doctor Hassan’ somehow believes that inserting herself in between a doctor and a patient is somehow going to stop drug abuse in the state. To date, none of her initiatives have done anything to […]

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