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Miami Veteran Turned Notorious Molly Dealer Gets ‘Second’ Second Chance. Judge Cites PTSD

Normally in life, people get a second chance after screwing up only once. Jorge Ramon Hernandez got a “ ‘second’ second chance,” as a federal judge told him on Thursday, when she cut him a sweet break on his prison sentence. Twice…
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Can Fentanyl Be Used for an Involuntary Intoxication Defense?

A strange occurrence at a Massachusetts hospital Articles by Forensic Magazine and New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Between 2012 to 2016, fourteen patients showed up at a Massachusetts hospital with a strange problem.  All 14 patients…
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Training Opportunity: Current Drug Trends Symposium - August 29-30

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, Heroin, and synthetic opioids such as Fentanyl—is…
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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Part 1 - Open Ninth

In Part 1 of Open Ninth's "Fighting the Opioid Epidemic," Chief Judge Frederick Lauten discusses the opioid epidemic with Shannon Robinson of Aspire Health Partners. Read more and listen.
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Fentanyl: What to Do When a Field Test Can Kill

The Orange County Bar Association is hosting "Fentanyl: What to Do When a Field Test Can Kill" for 1 CLE credit hour, including 1 CLE for substance abuse. For more information, please see the event flyer.
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Third Annual Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness Conference

Anne Arundel Community College is hosting the Third Annual Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness Conference in Arnold, Maryland. Sessions will include: A Crisis in America: Addressing Mental Illness Prioritizing Resources: Guns, Violence,…