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become reliant on the drug and often switch to a cheaper and more
accessible alternative; heroin. The United States needs to constantly update policies including
strengthening borders, set clear disciplinary actions, and reconsider using narcan on repeating
Currently, the United States drug policy is based around not defining this opioid problem,
but rather, “The War on Drugs.” People and past administrations clearly realize that this opioid
crisis is a serious problem and an epidemic, but no one is really doing anything about it. When
Obama was president some initiatives were taken to help, but nothing really ended up helping in
the long run. In 2010, Obama devoted over $340
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likely not aware of the severity of the opioid crisis we are currently experiencing.
The second intervention will be to encourage opioid users themselves, as well as
their friends and family members, to ask for a naloxone prescription from their
healthcare provider. Explaining that it is little to no cost and may possibly save
their life one day. This will improve the health message by encouraging a self
preservation and proactive mentality when receiving the message.
3. With Facebook currently being the most popular social media platform, this is
where we will reach and communicate with our target population.
a. The benefit of this social media platform is its sheer popularity by
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Sept 19, 2018
Needle Exchange Programmes: Helping Those Who Can’t Help Themselves
In 2016, there were 2800 opioid related deaths in canada. That's more than the amount of canadians who died at the height of the AIDS crisis. Globally, organized crime makes $360 Billion USD on illegal drugs. Gregor Robertson said in a 2018 statement to the press “[Needle exchange programs] make sure anyone with an opiod addiction is able to access safe clean drugs”. Needle exchange programmes (NEPs) benefit canadians by reducing life threatening illnesses among Injection drug users (IDUs) and linking addicted people to resources.
Needle exchange programmes are proven to reduce
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trading in one crisis for another”. This article is persuasive, well written but lacks scientific evidence to the issue, it appeals to the readers emotions based on her friend’s life experience.
In the second article Marijuana Can Save Lives the author, Richard A. Friedman, describes a relationship between opioids and cannabis and reveals that medical marijuana is “a safer alternative to pain medicines”. He condemns the Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to go after marijuana suggesting that it “will only make the opioid epidemic worse”. Since about 40 percent of the opiate overdose deaths are caused by the prescription drugs, replacing them with alternative pain relief such as cannabis
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help change the lives of presumably many, due to the fact of how huge the opioid crisis is and how many people are actually involved. Marsha clearly states all of the positives she has in store and, does not devalue any other candidate that may be running against her. In other words, some political campaigns have the goal to show the other candidates and how they could be negatively affecting some people and, may even be making false accusations about them. These political ad campaigns would be targeting the people who would be in support of the opposing candidate and still, those who have yet to make up their minds. Comment by Nisa Zuberi: maybe you can talk about how a honest ad can have
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this website there were no pop-up ads, and the layout of the
webpage is very easy to navigate around. This source seems very credible to use as information
posted on here is taken from real-world activity.
Stimson, Charles. “Legalizing Marijuana: Why Citizens Should Just Say No.” The Heritage
Foundation, 13 Sept. 2010,
Szalavitz, Maia, and Lia Kantrowitz. “Going After Weed in the Middle of a Deadly Opioid
Crisis Is Insane.” Vice, Vice, 9 Jan. 2018,
I picked this website because this source
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Luther King Jr. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” So I get that white mothers don’t have to have the same dialogue a black mother, but she should have a conversation about the unjust and unfair society that we live in.
Interestedly enough, there is a mass incarcerated of African Americans now in this country. Let go back the Rockefeller drug law of 1973 placed a lot of blacks in prison/jail for crack-cocaine, however, now that there is an opioid crisis which consists of mostly young white you see laws are changing and there is tons of help out there for them. Black people are much more likely to be shot by police than their white counterparts. According to an article
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operations can throw BT into Net Operating Loss.
1.2 Industry Analysis: The substance abuse industry had a value of $31 Billion in 2014 and is projected to reach $42 Billion in 2020, giving a CAGR of 5.2% (Gruber and Boyd, 2017). Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ranked Ohio as the top 5 leading states in terms of drug or alcohol abuse rates (Ohio Drug Statistics,2018). Ohio State, where BT is in, had statically higher Opioid prescription and death rates compared to other states (Fig 1). Ohio is seen as a state lagging in combating Opioid usage (Figs 2&3). However, Ohio State are taking steps to improve this pandemic and they are spending at least 90 Cents for every dollar in
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Ernest Hemingway’s Hills like White Elephants
The short story Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is a story about a man and woman who are sitting at a bar at a small train station somewhere in Spain. They seem to be having a heated conversation about a mysterious “operation”. The author never explicitly says what the issue is between the man and woman, but it can be assumed it is about a huge and personal decision they have to make because of the literary devices the author uses. Throughout the story the author hints at what the mysterious operation really is. Hemingway uses symbolism, setting, and imagery to convey
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Prof. Tamara O’Callaghan
5 May 2017
Walter Freeman and the Invention of the Lobotomy
In Steely Library’s digital archives, one of the postcards from the Gilliam family collection is entitled Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Hopkinsville, KY. The postcard dates back to 1915 and portrays a beautiful building, complete with red bricks and white columns. Many of the insane asylums around this time were built similarly, but even their picturesque exterior could not hide the horrors which occurred within. Insane asylums built in the early to mid 1900s were still getting on their feet, and many of them encountered problems with patient care early on
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When I was a child, my late father and I would spend every moment of the summer season on
the sparkling white sand of the beach near our home. We would dance, kicking up the shiny
surface so that the droplets glimmered like diamonds in the sunlight. We would lie on our backs
and stare at the sky, until the swirling clouds began to take on our imaginative shapes mingled
together by our fantastical minds. We would grip imaginary weapons and fight, thrusting swords
like the most violent of fantasy pirates. These unforgettable days went on and on, a never ending
cycle of blue skies, imprinted forever in my mind. My earliest memories are filled with images
of my father in these
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How much of a threat does the robotics revolution represent for human employment in New Zealand in the next 30 years?
In order to understand the threats that robotics may pose to human employment in the future, it is important to examine the ways in which robots and computerization are already influencing different employment industries today, and how they have changed our labor practices in the past. If this information is then compared with current trends and statistics in New Zealand’s employment market conclusions can be drawn about how robotics might influence New Zealand employment in the next thirty years.
Evolution in employment methods has been seen in the
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A review of “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”.
In the article “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”, Indigenous affairs editor, Fitzpatrick (2017) presents the socioeconomic situation of the Aboriginal people, using the views of the former prime minister’s advisor, Josephine Cashman. Miss Cashman pointed out that the promises made to the indigenous people, presented in the Mabo case, had not been fulfilled accordingly after the year 1992. Many indigenous people still have inadequate housing, poor health, restricted education and lower average incomes. About 25 years from the Wik decision, many Aboriginals were classified under the
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Annie Shepherd-Barron, Luxmoore
Comparison Between the Portrayal of Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby in Chapters 1 to 6
Fitzgerald purposefully portrays Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan in contrasting ways to emphasise the variety of money within the American market, during the era in which the novel is set. A major difference between the two men is ‘new money’ and ‘old money’, where Gatsby represents ‘new money’, but Daisy and Tom represent ‘old money’. The contrast between the two comes down to where the money originated from; "Old money" families have fortunes dating from the 19th century or before, have built up powerful and influential social connections and tend to hide their wealth and
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Boston Pizza is a Canadian fast food restaurant, which began in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 12, 1964. The restaurant had begun operations on 17 different locations in western Canada by 1970. In 1968 a royal Canadian mounted police officer Jim treliving noticed the growing popularity of Boston pizza and he bought the rights to start a restaurant in British Colombia. He was the first franchisees of Boston pizza.
At present, Boston Pizza operates over 380 locations in Canada. The company’s business extends to the United States and Mexico.in 1984 Boston Pizza makes a big appearance on the world stage as the official pizza provider for Expo '86 in Vancouver, B.C. this expo helps the
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Sioe Liang Ngeow ( Caden )
15 June 2017
Wisely Use Of Social Media
In the era of modernity, the application of technology is already inevitable, especially the use of social media. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come into widespread use globally. As we all know, Mark Zuckerberg, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook is ranked as one of the top ten wealthiest people in the world. The success of Mark Zuckerberg can directly show that the amount of people who use Facebook is numerous. As the use of social media has become increasingly popular, it brings both the good and the bad effects to our society. However, I believe that the
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Evaluate each expression when y = 6.
1. 7 – y = 2. y – 3 = 3. 6 + y = 4. y + 2 = 5. y – 2 =
6. y – 1 = 7. 7 + y = 8. y + 8 = 9. 3 + y = 10. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 4.
11. y + 5 = 12. y – 7 = 13. 2 – y = 14. 7 – y = 15. 9 – y =
16. y + 6 = 17. 6 – y = 18. y – 5 = 19. y + 4 = 20. y + 9 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 8.
21. y + 5 = 22. y – 8 = 23. 2 – y = 24. 6 – y = 25. y – 1 =
26. y – 9 = 27. 4 + y = 28. 1 + y = 29. 9 – y = 30. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 1.
31. y – 8 = 32. 2 + y = 33. y – 2 = 34. y – 4 = 35. 6 – y = 36. y – 6 =
37. y – 5 = 38. 4 + y = 39. y – 9 = 40. y – 3 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 7.
41. y + 4 = 42. 3 + y = 43. 2 – y = 44. 7
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A home automation system typically connects controlled devices to a central hub or "gateway". The user interface for control of the system uses either wall-mounted terminals, tablet or desktop computers, a mobile phone application, or a Web interface, that may also be accessible off-site through the Internet. Also it will control lighting, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances. It may also include home security such as access control and alarm systems. When they are connected with the Internet, home devices are an important constituent of the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, home appliances, and other items embedded
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COM 263: 18FA5689
9 September 2018
My Personal Culture
The Hispanic culture has different values, beliefs, and traditions. Family is highly value. Family is a close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days. The Hispanic “family unit” includes not only parents and children but also grandparents and extended family. Individuals within the family have moral responsibilities to help other members of the family experiencing financial problems, unemployment, health conditions and any other life issues. They show the importance placed upon relationship within their family extending a hand in good times and