decriminalization

What Does Decriminalization Mean?

At Bayview Recovery in Portland, OR, we provide information to help our clients make informed decisions about drug abuse treatment. Understanding how state and federal laws compare can help you understand your rights and the risks you may face in recovery. Decriminalization refers to removing drugs from the list of federally criminalized drugs. Selling, using, or…

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Prescription Drug Addiction Rehab Center

Legitimate medical prescriptions often introduce potent and addictive drugs to individuals who may have never used them before or previously never had problems with drug use. After completing a full course of medication post-surgery or trauma, individuals may have already developed a dependence on the drugs which may lead them to extend their prescriptions, or…