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S.2274 Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act of 2007, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 12, 2008 Committee on the Judiciary Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs. Hearings held.

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    • On July 14, 2008, by johnson789 - A typical residential addiction treatment in Kentucky can go up to six.so that he or she can be veered towards a sober life yet again. ================================= johnson789 Addiction Recovery Iowa <a href="http://www.addictionrecovery.net/iowa"> Addiction Recovery Iowa</a>

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      As noted by johnson789, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 14, 2008, "A typical residential addiction treatment in Kentucky can go up to six.so that he or she can be veered towards a sober life yet again. ================================= johnson789 Addiction Recovery Iowa <a href="http://www.addictionrecovery.net/iowa"> Addiction Recovery Iowa</a>"
    • On July 14, 2008, by johnson789 - A typical residential addiction treatment in Kentucky can go up to six.so that he or she can be veered towards a sober life yet again. ================================= johnson789 Addiction Recovery Iowa http://www.addictionrecovery.net/iowa Addiction Recovery Iowa

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      As noted by johnson789, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 14, 2008, "A typical residential addiction treatment in Kentucky can go up to six.so that he or she can be veered towards a sober life yet again. ================================= johnson789 Addiction Recovery Iowa http://www.addictionrecovery.net/iowa Addiction Recovery Iowa"
    • On August 23, 2008, by Anonymous - Bill S 2274 does not go far enough in detering abuse of dextromethorphan. The drug can easily be compared to PCP and has a psychological addiction rate of 47%. This drug needs to be scheduled and behind the pharmacist counter. At the very least should be behind the counter like Pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine is behind the counter because people were using it to make crystal meth. In making crystal meth you need a recipe, other ingredients and a lab. With dextromethorphan you just take it right off the shelf, take more than directed and get high as a kite. It is proven to be addictive causing a psychosis dependance, has physical withdrawal causing profound depression and capable of inducing specific psychiatric sequelae. The abuse of this drug as tripled and no one is doing anything REAL about it. Lets face it education is like telling a kid to "not stick a bean up his nose" what does the kid do,... sticks the bean up his nose. More needs to be done and done soon. This is an epidemic. Krista

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 23, 2008, "Bill S 2274 does not go far enough in detering abuse of dextromethorphan. The drug can easily be compared to PCP and has a psychological addiction rate of 47%. This drug needs to be scheduled and behind the pharmacist counter. At the very least should be behind the counter like Pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine is behind the counter because people were using it to make crystal meth. In making crystal meth you need a recipe, other ingredients and a lab. With dextromethorphan you just take it right off the shelf, take more than directed and get high as a kite. It is proven to be addictive causing a psychosis dependance, has physical withdrawal causing profound depression and capable of inducing specific psychiatric sequelae. The abuse of this drug as tripled and no one is doing anything REAL about it. Lets face it education is like telling a kid to "not stick a bean up his nose" what does the kid do,... sticks the bean up his nose. More needs to be done and done soon. This is an epidemic. Krista"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • The Hill Blog» Blog Archive » Senator Biden’s Priorities - August 24, 2008 by The Hill Blog - S. 2274. The Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act of 2007 · S. 2279. The International Violence Against Women Act of 2007 · S. 2349. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act of 2007 ...

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      As noted by The Hill Blog on August 24, 2008, "S. 2274. The Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act of 2007 · S. 2279. The International Violence Against Women Act of 2007 · S. 2349. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act of 2007 ..." (http://blog.thehill.com/2008/08/25/senator-bidens-priorities/)
    • Senator Biden’s Priorities - The WashingtonWatch.com Blog - August 22, 2008 by The WashingtonWatch.com Blog - S. 2274 The Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act of 2007 · S. 2279 The International Violence Against Women Act of 2007 · S. 2349 The Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act of 2007 ...

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      As noted by The WashingtonWatch.com Blog on August 22, 2008, "S. 2274 The Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act of 2007 · S. 2279 The International Violence Against Women Act of 2007 · S. 2349 The Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act of 2007 ..." (http://www.washingtonwatch.com/blog/2008/08/23/senator-bidens-priorities/)
    • BGH vom 29.05.2008 IX ZR 42/02 | Insolvenzreport - July 24, 2008 by Insolvenzreport - Oktober 2007 aaO S. 2274 Rn. 13 ff). Der Zeitablauf bis zur Erteilung der Genehmigung steht jedoch der Annahme eines Bargeschäfts nicht entgegen, weil insoweit der frühere Zeitpunkt des Lastschrifteinzugs maßgeblich ist. ...

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      As noted by Insolvenzreport on July 24, 2008, "Oktober 2007 aaO S. 2274 Rn. 13 ff). Der Zeitablauf bis zur Erteilung der Genehmigung steht jedoch der Annahme eines Bargeschäfts nicht entgegen, weil insoweit der frühere Zeitpunkt des Lastschrifteinzugs maßgeblich ist. ..." (http://www.insolvenzreport.de/?p=24)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Biden Calls Attention to 'Generation Rx' and the Abuse of ... - March 12, 2008 by All American Patriots (press release),&nbsp;Sweden - Biden also urged his colleagues to support the Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act (S. 2274), which he introduced in October 2007. This legislation aims to ...

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      As noted by All American Patriots (press release),&nbsp;Sweden on March 12, 2008, "Biden also urged his colleagues to support the Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act (S. 2274), which he introduced in October 2007. This legislation aims to ..." (http://www.allamericanpatriots.com/48743956_biden-calls-attention-generation-rx-and-abuse-pres)
    • Senator Biden Calls for Increased Support for Anti-Drug Efforts - December 11, 2007 by All American Patriots (press release),&nbsp;Sweden - Biden introduced the Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act (S. 2274) to curb the alarming rise in medicine abuse, including teens’ misuse of cough and cold ...

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      As noted by All American Patriots (press release),&nbsp;Sweden on December 11, 2007, "Biden introduced the Dextromethorphan Abuse Reduction Act (S. 2274) to curb the alarming rise in medicine abuse, including teens&#8217; misuse of cough and cold ..." (http://www.allamericanpatriots.com/48738797_senator-biden-calls-increased-support-anti-drug-efforts)
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