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Epic Fail: #NoMaintenance « The Washington Independent

Jul 31, 2020

Epic Fail: #NoMaintenance « The Washington Independent

Epic Fail: #NoMaintenance « The Washington Independent

Jul 31, 2020

Fla. sheriff announces permanent Rx drug take-back program

Fla. sheriff announces permanent Rx drug take-back program

Pic via WikiHow Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco yesterday announced that three permanent locations have been set up in the county for the drop-off of unused and expired prescription drugs. The move is just the latest push to thwart Florida’s prescription drug problem, which has reached near-epidemic proportions. Pinellas and Pasco counties led the state in prescription drug overdose deaths last year, with 207 and 142 deaths, respectively. Florida has been a main battleground for the prescription drug epidemic, but the state’s recently implemented prescription drug monitoring program (known as E-FORCSE) aims to change that
Pic via WikiHow Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco yesterday announced that three permanent locations have been set up in the county for the drop-off of unused and expired prescription drugs. The move is just the latest push to thwart Florida’s prescription drug problem, which has reached near-epidemic proportions. Pinellas and Pasco counties led the state in prescription drug overdose deaths last year, with 207 and 142 deaths, respectively. Florida has been a main battleground for the prescription drug epidemic, but the state’s recently implemented prescription drug monitoring program (known as E-FORCSE) aims to change that
Jul 31, 2020

Anti-abortion rights group pushes for stem cell research ban in Minnesota budget

Anti-abortion rights group pushes for stem cell research ban in Minnesota budget

On Monday, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, the state’s largest anti-abortion lobby, stepped up its efforts to get a bans on abortion and funding for certain types of stem cell research included in budget negotiations aimed at ending the state shutdown. In an email alert to supporters, the group claimed that taxpayers “will be forced to pay for cloning” and urged members to contact legislators. MCCL has already sent a letter to Republican leaders demanding that anti-abortion measures be included in the budget talks and warned legislators in statements to the press that the group was “questioning that leadership” of Republicans on abortion policy.
On Monday, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, the state’s largest anti-abortion lobby, stepped up its efforts to get a bans on abortion and funding for certain types of stem cell research included in budget negotiations aimed at ending the state shutdown. In an email alert to supporters, the group claimed that taxpayers “will be forced to pay for cloning” and urged members to contact legislators. MCCL has already sent a letter to Republican leaders demanding that anti-abortion measures be included in the budget talks and warned legislators in statements to the press that the group was “questioning that leadership” of Republicans on abortion policy.
Jul 31, 2020
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