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Catholic Church Official Lists Drug Use as Sin

A list of "new sins" enumerated by a top Vatican official include use of mind-altering drugs, pollution and genetic experiments in addition to old standards like lust and greed. …

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Iran May Execute Man for Chronic Drinking

A Iranian man who has been punished three times for drinking alcohol in violation of Islamic strictures now faces the death penalty. …

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New Online Course for Clergy on Preventing Alcohol and Drug Problems

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics is offering a new online course, Preventing Alcohol and Drug Problems: A Course for Clergy. …

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Reflections: Bush Talks about His Own Drug Addiction Problems

Tony Newman reflects on President Bush's sharing of his personal struggles against alcohol addiction with former prisoners in recovery who are enrolled in a program to help them reenter productively into society. …

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Bush Says Faith Helped Him Overcome His Own Addiction

Visiting a faith-based addiction treatment program in Baltimore, President George Bush referenced his own past drinking problems in telling program participants, 'I understand addiction, and I understand how a changed heart can help you deal with addiction.' …

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Drug-Free Communities Grant Workshops

Six grant application workshops have been scheduled for groups interested in applying for the Drug-Free Communities grants program. …

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'Reclaiming Futures' Works, Study Says

The communities that have adopted the Reclaiming Futures intervention model to help teens in trouble with crime, alcohol and other drugs have succeeded in improving the social networks that addiction and criminal-justice agencies use to communicate, according to a new study. …

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NH Holds First-Ever Presidential Town Hall Addressing Addiction, Recovery

Hundreds of New Hampshire residents came together to press Presidential campaigns to advance and support policies that effectively address the many alcohol and drug problems facing the state and the nation. …

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Court Rejects Compulsory A.A. Attendance

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of a Buddhist drug offender who sued the state of Hawaii after he was penalized for not attending an addiction treatment program based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. …

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Beer Drinking OK, Christian Survey Says

Just over half of Christians don't believe that drinking beer in moderation is morally wrong, according to a survey conducted by ChristiaNet. …

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