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City unveils stricter license to combat opioid addictions

City unveils stricter license to combat opioid addictions

By Metro Reporter

November 28, 2016

The City of Chicago is increasing efforts to protect the community from opioid and heroin addiction and related deaths by requiring pharmaceutical representatives to be licensed by the city and be subjec...

Chicago will increase efforts to fight heroin addiction, according to an Oct. 6 city press release.

Chicago proposes new efforts to combat heroin addiction

October 17, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed expanding programs and funding to address heroin addiction, in response to an Oct. 6 report from the Chicago-Cook County Task Force on Heroin. The Task Force report included ...

Students use Facebook to voice college concerns

The closed Facebook group 

By Managing Editor

June 10, 2016

Following the news of multiple staff layoffs at the college, a new Facebook group of concerned students, alumni and faculty titled “Columbia is Falling! Revolution is Beginning!” went live June 1....

Department shuffling shortchanges students

February 24, 2014

The Marketing Communication Department will be disbanded and its three concentrations will merge into other departments in the fall 2014 semester, according to a Feb. 17 memo from Robin Bargar, dean of the School of Media Arts. Current marketing students will be allowed to complete their degrees.Nevertheless, dissolving the Marketing Communications Department could have serious repercussions for the two that absorb its students....

‘Bath salts’ abuse on the rise

By Emily Fasold

March 5, 2012

When a patient high on bath salts was brought in for care, Dan Lustig, vice president of Clinical Services at Haymarket Center, a Chicago drug and alcohol treatment clinic, could not believe his eyes.“Their behavior mimicked schizophrenia,” Lustig said. “They were hallucinating and displaying extremely violent behavior. Calming this person down was next to impossible.”“Bath salts,” the name of an analog drug that mim...

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