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Addiction Treatment Blog by Addiction Experts » Entries tagged with "Brazil"

Pope Francis Takes Firm Stance against Drug Legalization

  Pope Francis took the opportunity to speak out against the legalization of drugs while on a landmark trip to Brazil in July. During Francis’ first trip to back to South America, where he is from, the Pope urged regional leaders to take a firm stance against drug legalization plans in Latin America. Pope Francis denounced the illegal drug trade as well, condemning drug dealers and drug traffickers. “How many dealers of death there are that follow the logic of money and power at any cost! The scourge of drug trafficking, that favors violence and sows the seeds of suffering and death, requires of society as a whole an act of courage,” he said. He also urged people to overcome the roots of the drug epidemic while on the third day of his … Read entire article »

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Yerba Mate to the Rescue!

Yerba Mate to the Rescue!

  In treatment, people seek out ways to energize and thrive!  A delicious, natural option available is yerba mate.  Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world- coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa, guarana and yerba mate- the yerba mate is the healthiest. It has the euphoric properties of chocolate, the stimulating qualities of coffee, and the health benefits of tea.  It comes in various delicious flavors either in bottle, can, or tea bag.  And can … Read entire article »

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