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Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006 - POLITICO

Cocaine Addiction - 11 hours 52 min ago
Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006  POLITICO

Two of the government's top scientists detected the first signs of the emerging opioid crisis back in 2006 and tried to warn health officials and the public of the ...

More than 100 Malaysian police officers tested positive for drugs: Police chief - CNA

Marijuana Addiction - 12 hours 2 min ago
More than 100 Malaysian police officers tested positive for drugs: Police chief  CNA

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 100 police officers have tested positive for drugs after an operation conducted in every police contingent, said ...

Christchurch woman jailed for stealing plaques from war veterans' graves to fund drug addiction - TVNZ

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 22:45
Christchurch woman jailed for stealing plaques from war veterans' graves to fund drug addiction  TVNZ

A Christchurch woman who stole bronze plaques from the graves of 36 war veterans and sold them as scrap metal to fund a drug addiction has been sentenced ...

Christchurch woman jailed for stealing plaques from war veterans' graves to fund drug addiction - TVNZ

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 22:45
Christchurch woman jailed for stealing plaques from war veterans' graves to fund drug addiction  TVNZ

A Christchurch woman who stole bronze plaques from the graves of 36 war veterans and sold them as scrap metal to fund a drug addiction has been sentenced ...

Chattanooga man helps others after recovering from addiction, attempting suicide - WTVC

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 21:42
Chattanooga man helps others after recovering from addiction, attempting suicide  WTVC

One Chattanooga man was living in parking lots, stealing from his family and robbing pharmacies to feed his drug addiction. Nearly 20 years went by before A. J. ...

Why body image is a weighty issue at the Fringe - BBC News

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:22
Why body image is a weighty issue at the Fringe  BBC News

There are more than 3000 diverse types of show at the Fringe yet body image is a recurring theme.

Colorado attorney general talks addiction, mental health in Craig - Craig Daily Press

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:01
Colorado attorney general talks addiction, mental health in Craig  Craig Daily Press

Colorado's top attorney might look to Craig and Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume for a model to address Colorado's opioid crisis. Attorney General Phil Weiser ...

War on drugs: 'Malaysia escape route for cartels' - New Straits Times

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 18:31
War on drugs: 'Malaysia escape route for cartels'  New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA is seen as an “escape route” by cartels, even though drug trafficking is a mandatory death sentence offence here, as enforcement ...

War on drugs: Well-trained law enforcement officers vital - New Straits Times

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 18:26
War on drugs: Well-trained law enforcement officers vital  New Straits Times

KUDOS to the police, especially Bukit Aman's Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) and the Customs Department's narcotics branch (KDRM), ...

A drug addict at just 13 - The Star Online

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 17:39
A drug addict at just 13  The Star Online

ALOR SETAR: It is a predicament that no mother will want to be in – see her only son drop out of school and become a drug addict at 13.

Lawmakers want more information on addiction treatment before decreasing ingestion punishment - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 17:30
Lawmakers want more information on addiction treatment before decreasing ingestion punishment  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Lawmakers say they want more treatment for people addicted to drugs, but want to know how programs will be sustained.

Ron Clark helped many break the bonds of addiction. He understood drugs were only part of the problem. - Washington Post

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:42
Ron Clark helped many break the bonds of addiction. He understood drugs were only part of the problem.  Washington Post

Ronald C. Clark, co-founder of RAP Inc. drug treatment center in the District, was remembered at a memorial *service* last week as a visionary, a pioneer and a ...

Ron Clark helped many break the bonds of addiction. He understood drugs were only part of the problem. - Washington Post

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:42
Ron Clark helped many break the bonds of addiction. He understood drugs were only part of the problem.  Washington Post

Ronald C. Clark, co-founder of RAP Inc. drug treatment center in the District, was remembered at a memorial *service* last week as a visionary, a pioneer and a ...

Explaining the Benefits of Cannabis to Your Grandma - Entrepreneur

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:00
Explaining the Benefits of Cannabis to Your Grandma  Entrepreneur

No matter how trendy cannabis might be today, there are still plenty of misconceptions. That's reflected in the fact that, according to a Quinnipiac poll released ...

Youth who use e-cigarettes 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana - Healio

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 14:33
Youth who use e-cigarettes 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana  Healio

Youth who use electronic cigarettes are 3.5 times more likely to have smoked marijuana, according to results from a systematic review and meta-analysis ...

Ready or Not - Catholic News Service

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 13:52
Ready or Not  Catholic News Service

O (R). By John Mulderig Catholic News *Service*. 8.20.2019 3:52 PM ET. CNS photo/Fox. Samara Weaving stars in a scene from the movie "Ready or Not.

UNM study confirms cannabis flower is an effective mid-level analgesic medication for pain treatment - UNM Newsroom

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 12:41
UNM study confirms cannabis flower is an effective mid-level analgesic medication for pain treatment  UNM Newsroom

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.), ...

Review: ‘Piranhas’ plays like a kids-meal version of ‘Scarface’ - San Francisco Chronicle

Cocaine Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 11:39
Review: ‘Piranhas’ plays like a kids-meal version of ‘Scarface’  San Francisco Chronicle

Nicola is a fifteen-year-old Naples teenager who's tired of seeing his mother forced to…

Review: ‘Piranhas’ plays like a kids-meal version of ‘Scarface’ - San Francisco Chronicle

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 11:39
Review: ‘Piranhas’ plays like a kids-meal version of ‘Scarface’  San Francisco Chronicle

Nicola is a fifteen-year-old Naples teenager who's tired of seeing his mother forced to…

The ‘fourth wave’ of the opioid crisis: Feds warn of a rise in meth use - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Meth Addiction - Tue, 2019-08-20 09:58
The ‘fourth wave’ of the opioid crisis: Feds warn of a rise in meth use  McClatchy Washington Bureau

Federal drug enforcement agents are alarmed that the opioid epidemic is fueling a spike in methamphetamine use.

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