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First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Consumer Activists and Their Impact on the Pet Food Industry

From the melamine incident prompting the pet food recall of 2007 to the ongoing tally of canines suffering illness or death at the hand of contaminated jerky treats, the health and well-being of U.S. pets is certainly of great concern. In fact, on occasion, ... [Published Food Product Design - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Wizard of Oz - Dark side of the rainbow

As a 3D version is released to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, Ed Power looks at the ‘curses’ surrounding the iconic filmIT’S 75 years since Dorothy and Toto unwittingly found themselves following the Yellow Brick Road. With its flying ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Texas executes death row inmate despite drug controversy

Washington (AFP) - Texas Wednesday executed a man convicted of killing both his ex-girlfriend and her brother, officials said amid controversy over the drugs used to put him to death.African-American Willie Trottie, 45, was declared dead at 18H35 (23H35 ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mom too impaired to take care of children, arrested

In May, Sarasota deputies say they found Lorie Ann Monstello too impaired to care for her children ages five months, eight and ten years old. There was no food for the children to eat.She was admitted to a treatment facility because she couldn't care ... [Published NBC 2 - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mother faces neglect charges after testing positive for drugs

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- A fugitive Englewood mother has been located and arrested after testing positive for numerous illegal drugs.44-year-old Lorie Mostello has been charged with one count of Child Neglect without Great Bodily Harm.According to the ... [Published My Sun Coast - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Continued demand for testing in the workplace in sports and in government and demand for fast

( - Employers law enforcement officers and physicians are among those who need reliable testing results to make informed decisions driving demand for test technologies. In 2013 sales for drugs of abuse testing and technologies reached $2.8 ... [Published - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Abuse, Drugs, Sport
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio revises execution schedule

Published: Friday, 9/5/2014Federal judge extends moratorium on capital punishmentBLADE COLUMBUS BUREAUCOLUMBUS — A federal judge’s extended moratorium on the carrying out of the death penalty in Ohio prompted the state today to revise its execution schedule, ... [Published - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mum's plea for medical cannabis (The West Australian)

Every day, Shellie Martin gives daughter Sophie a cocktail of potent barbiturate sedatives and tranquillisers to try to control life-threatening seizures that rack her.The five-year-old is addicted to the drugs but often even they cannot control her ... [Published West Australian - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Glazed tiles, a barred window: it must be another morning in a police cell

In my late twenties, it was not unusual for me to wake up in a police cell wearing a paper suit. Waking to glazed tiles and a high barred window, and not knowing how one got there, is a bad way to start the day. On this particular occasion, I opened my ... [Published Spectator - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Drugs linked to over one third of homicide cases

MORE than one third of homicide victims had drugs or medication in their system at the time of death, a study has found. "With regard to stabbings, shootings and other violent deaths, there is an association between the drugs sub-culture and the risk ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Homicide, Drugs, Alcohol
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian Ronald Smith's death row fight may feel impact of lost witness - Calgary

The loss of a witness on behalf of the state of Montana could have an impact on Canadian Ronald Smith's attempt to avoid death by lethal injection. A hearing is scheduled for next July on whether new drugs being proposed by the state comply with language ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Do you need Z-drugs to get your ZZZs?

People who have trouble sleeping are caught in a terrible double bind. On the one hand, they are told that sleep is essential for good health. Without it, people are prone to obesity, hypertension, diabetes, depression and cognitive difficulties. On the ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 20 2014]


"There is a growing public concern about the manner in which lethal injection executions are carried out," the motion said. "The question before the public – whether capital punishment is consistent with our contemporary values and whether lethal injection is a humane way of effecting such punishment – turns, to no small degree, on the reliability and efficacy of the drugs used, and that question is inextricably bound up with the manner in which the drugs are manufactured and tested."
...In an interview with the Newspaper Enterprise Association following the hearings, Golding claimed, perhaps, dramatically: "I don't think there's any top rate athlete in the world who is not or has not been on amphetamines or steroids ."
"We are extremely proud of our team's work and commitment to the researchresearch and development efforts that have charted our path to Contrave approval" said Michael Narachi
...Jean-Marc Guettier, M D , director of the Division of Metabolism and Endocrinology Products in FDA's CenterCenter for Drug Evaluation and Research. "When used as directed in combination with a healthy lifestyle that includes a reduced-calorie diet and exercise, Contrave provides another treatment option for chronic weight management for people who are obese or are overweight and have at least one weight-related health condition."

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Mom too impaired to take care of children, arre... [Published NBC 2 - Sep 10 2014]
Mother faces neglect charges after testing posi... [Published My Sun Coast - Sep 10 2014]
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‘Ethically, this seems to me the right thing to... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 01 2014]
VANCOUVER — Gillian Bennett’s family scattered her ashes this weekend, in a quiet ritual shared by those she loved. She was, after all, an intensely private person, her daughter said. But the 83-year-old grandmother’s heart wrenching and public goodbye ...
Euthanasia appropriate only ‘after all other re... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 27 2014]
Death hastened by a physician would only be appropriate after all other reasonable choices have been exhausted, says the head of the country’s largest doctors’ group. Dr. Chris Simpson, newly installed president of the Canadian Medical Association, ...
Perfect Victims [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Aug 18 2014]
Ferguson’s police department released some video stills that appear to show Michael Brown stealing something from a convenience store. A number of commenters have pointed out that this shouldn’t have anything to do with whether shooting Brown was an ...
Are “Botched” Executions Cruel And Unusual Puni... [Published Impunity Watch - Jul 26 2014]
By Lyndsey Kelly Impunity Watch Reporter, North America WASHINGTON, D.C., United States of America – Recent troubles with the lethal injection process has sparked controversy over the constitutionality of the death penalty process in the United ...
The Death Penalty Drug That May Be Causing Crue... [Published Think Progress - Jul 24 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File Arizona inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood took nearly two hours to die . Even as botched executions are becoming more common as states are scrambling to get the lethal drugs they need to execute inmates, Wood’s execution ...
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