Tag Archives: Opioids

The High Cost Of Medical Marijuana Causes Pain In Vermont

Recent scientific reviews have found substantial evidence that marijuana can be useful in easing at least some types of chronic pain. Yet even for the majority of Americans who live in states that have legalized medical marijuana, choosing opioids can be much cheaper. … Continue reading

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Plan calling for jail time for addicts revived by Manchester responders faces criticism

MANCHESTER — Stupid, absurd, expensive. Those are some of the reactions to a plan of Manchester aldermanic candidate Bob O’Sullivan to jail and treat addicts who overdose and are revived by Manchester first responders. O’Sullivan said his 30-60-90 Treatment Based … Continue reading

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Nashua ‘Safe Stations’: 800+ Opioid Addicts Get Help

The Nashua Safe Stations program, which connects opioid addicts with recovery help at city fire stations, recently reached another milestone. As of the end of August, the program has served more than 800 people since launching in November, according to … Continue reading

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Opioid Opinions, Banana Botheration, Racism Recognition and Invisibility Micro-Aggression

Rich talked to Steve MacDonald of GraniteGrok for the New Media Militia segment.  They began the segment by talking about the opioid epidemic, wondering about frequent Narcan use.  They then discussed recent news concerning banana-related racism, anti-white supremacy and invisibility micro-aggression.

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New Hampshire doctor who diverted opioids can return to practice after license suspension

A New Hampshire doctor has had his license restored and can return to practice following a suspension for opioid use. Christopher S. Manfred, M.D., a former anesthesiologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, can resume practice after undergoing treatment, according … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Members to Come to N.H. to Fight Drug Crisis

Starting in November 16 AmeriCorps volunteers will be coming to New Hampshire to work with people fighting drug addiction in the state. These volunteers will serve as community health workers in Lebanon, Nashua and Strafford County. They’ll be tasked with … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient

Officials in NH, particularly the governor, had a chance here to walk the walk, and do what they advised Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera a few short months earlier: stop overreacting, stop playing the victim, and embrace the reality so we … Continue reading

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