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New Technology May Someday Allow Addicts To 3D Print Drugs

In as little as 5-10 years, it may be possible for someone at home to 3D print prescription drugs. Lee Cronin, a chemist from the University of Glasgow claims to have prototyped a 3D printer capable of assembling chemical compounds on the molecular level. “What Apple did for music,” Cronin...

Russian Rescuers Save Drunk Man’s Life With Vodka

In the East Siberian city of Irkutska, a man was saved from jumping from a 5-story building when he asked for and received a bottle of vodka. The rescue service said the man, 28, was very drunk. Rescuers tried repeatedly to persuade the man to give up on committing suicide....

Man Dies After Winning Beer Drinking Contest

Joaquín Alcaraz Gracia, 45, died after drinking six liters of beer at a contest in Spain’s Murcia region. The man died moments after lifting the trophy of a tournament where participants attempt to drink as many liters of beer as they can in 20 minutes. Spectators were stunned to see...

Navy Cuts Alcohol Sales To Reduce Sexual Incidents

The Navy is cutting back on alcohol sales to lower the number of sexual assault incidents. The U.S. Navy is reducing the number of hours alcohol can be sold on its bases and mini-marts to address the problem of sexual assault among its ranks. “We are finding that somewhere between...

“We Should Continue To Provide Treatment To Addicts,” National Drug Czar Says.

National Drug Control Policy Director R. Gil Kerlikowske told a group of 700 people at a conference that drug abuse is a brain disease and “we should continue to provide treatment to addicts.” Kerlikowske added the alarming fact that drug overdoses now kill more Americans than traffic crashes or gunshot...

Drunk Man Swims Across Detroit River Causing International Rescue

A drunk Canadian man swam across the Detroit River to the United States, which led to an international rescue operation. John Morillo, 47, of Windsor, Ontario, told The Windsor Star on Tuesday. “The thing is, I’ve been telling people I’m going to swim across the river for years and they’re like...

Thai Monks Defrocked After Positive Drug Tests

Recently, 31 monks were defrocked because they failed urine drug tests. The monks were from the Ban Mo district of Saraburi province. Most Buddhist groups denounce the use of drugs as causing “heedlessness” and have been said to “hinder the path to enlightenment.” It was reported that the monks will...

Indian Tribe May Remove Alcohol Ban To Fund Substance Abuse Care

After 100 years, South Dakota’s Pine Indian Reservation is talking about lifting its ban on alcohol. The reservation plans on using the money to pay for alcohol abuse care and prevention. According to the news story, Pine Ridge Reservation Considers Legalizing Alcohol, the reservation’s Oglala Sioux’s tribal council opened the...

Drunk Man Directs Busy New York City Traffic

An intoxicated man, Hector Santiago, has been illegally working as a New Jersey Transit traffic control employee and directing traffic at a busy New York City intersection. Santiago said he is homeless and an alcoholic. NJ Transit told NBC 4 New York that Santiago is not an employee and is...

Roadside Drug Testing Approved In England

In England, roadside drug testing utilizing a “drugalyzer”will soon be a reality. Drivers who abuse many types of illegal drugs or prescriptions will face jail under a crackdown that also imposes a ‘zero-tolerance’ limit on illegal substances such as cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana. Drivers under the influence of drugs would...

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