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Problems include vandalism, arson, shoplifting, drug misuse, criminal damage, dangerous driving, trespass, harassment and abusive language.
The top three drugs involved in drug misuse deaths in New Mexico were opiates, which include prescription pain relievers and heroin, followed by cocaine and alcohol.
The top three drugs involved in drug misuse deaths in the state were opiates, which include prescription pain relievers and heroin, followed by alcohol and cocaine.
Crime reduction charity Nacro Cymru recognises there is a link between social exclusion, drug misuse and crime and this reinforces their view that the Government must take a more holistic approach to the drugs problem.
He said there was now a Cabinet sub-committee on drug misuse, more research, extra funding for anti-drug initiatives, and the newly-created Scottish Drugs Enforcement Agency.
WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- There were 115 drug misuse deaths in Maine in 2003, and another 23 drug-related suicides, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today.
We know the difficulties that exist there and across the whole of Wales regarding drug misuse.
July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five states that have implemented multi-faceted prescription drug abuse prevention programs in recent years showed the highest rate of decline in prescription drug misuse rates nationwide, according to a new study issued today by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services.
THE number of referrals for alcohol and drug misuse in Wales has fallen in the past year.
SIR - On July 29 you published my letter stating the Assembly's drug misuse education guidance in Wales has the defeatist stance of "Harm reduction" rather than the strong position of "Harm prevention".
SAFE recommended drinking limits should be slashed for the over-65s to take into account the effects of ageing, according to a doctors' report urging more action to tackle alcohol and drug misuse among the elderly.
The Health Department said 1,984 people were treated to the end of March and agreed to be included in the Drug Misuse Database - up 520 on the 1,464 of the previous year.
Two awards are available, one for an individual and one for a team, and each winner will receive pounds 10,000 to spend on the prevention or treatment of drug misuse.
Last year, 2,788 people accessed treatment for drug misuse in Coventry and Warwickshire.
Police clamping down on drug misuse in a County Durham village have raided a 10th house within a year.