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Life after opioid addiction: three survivors tell how they got clean - The Guardian

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The Guardian

Life after opioid addiction: three survivors tell how they got clean
The Guardian
“There are students on these campuses who kicked addiction and went through the worst of it, and now they're the best students in their class,” said Grahovac, who has been sober for more than 12 years. Grahovac's addiction arrived on the back of an ...

Trapped in a pit of addiction - Times Record News

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 23:00

Trapped in a pit of addiction
Times Record News
One day I am enjoying the presence of my friends who are meth addicts, the next day they don't respond to texts, they miss work, their vehicles have disappeared, their kids are left alone … they have vanished. We, their support network, recount our ...

Rapid City walks against meth - Kotatv

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 21:31

Kotatv

Rapid City walks against meth
Kotatv
There were groups in the crowd like 'Wellfully' who provide services to youth struggling with addiction. Richie Richards with Rapid City Collective Impact, designed the walk to go through North Rapid as he said it's a high risk area for meth. “We want ...

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Letter: Give marijuana a role in opioid epidemic fight - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 12:24

Letter: Give marijuana a role in opioid epidemic fight
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Reclassification of marijuana to Schedule III or higher is crucial to promote extensive research into its medicinal benefits, most profoundly to include cannabis as an FDA-approved MAT harm reduction adjunct for opioid addiction. In the meantime, we ...

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Ruston's Hockenjos overcomes meth addiction - Shreveport Times

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 11:53

Shreveport Times

Ruston's Hockenjos overcomes meth addiction
Shreveport Times
Homeless for seven months as he purged his soul of the demons that controlled his life, Ruston's Luke Hockenjos overcame a meth addiction thanks to a praying mother just as he was on the verge of killing a man in a road rage incident. That in a ...

A mother's story: finding hope amid the scourge of meth addiction - The West Australian

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 10:18

The West Australian

A mother's story: finding hope amid the scourge of meth addiction
The West Australian
I first had the courage to speak out about my daughter's methamphetamine addiction two years ago in an article in The West Australian. My daughter was a chronic meth addict and had been using for six years. She was offered it by a “friend” at a time ...

Gehrke: Marijuana initiative offers hope in face of legislative apathy — just ask my friend Forrest - Salt Lake Tribune

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:55

Salt Lake Tribune

Gehrke: Marijuana initiative offers hope in face of legislative apathy — just ask my friend Forrest
Salt Lake Tribune
And Brian Stoll, who broke his neck and back in a fall while he was a student at Brigham Young University and was prescribed fistfuls of opioids before he discovered he could get relief from medical marijuana without the damaging side effects and ...

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Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota « WCCO | CBS ... - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 21:47

Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota « WCCO | CBS ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
The meth epidemic took the state by storm a decade ago but recent numbers show a troubling trend.

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High hopes ride on marijuana painkillers amid opioid crisis - Nasdaq

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 16:56

Nasdaq

High hopes ride on marijuana painkillers amid opioid crisis
Nasdaq
By Natalie GroverJune 23 (Reuters) - A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a ...

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Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 16:01

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
ARDMORE, Okla. — A 23-year-old Whitesboro mother is behind bars in Oklahoma facing a child neglect charge connected to her newborn baby's positive test for methamphetamine and marijuana. Kirsten Landeros was arrested by Carter County Sheriff's ...

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 15:51

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
ARDMORE, Okla. — A 23-year-old Whitesboro mother is behind bars in Oklahoma facing a child neglect charge connected to her newborn baby's positive test for methamphetamine and marijuana. Kirsten Landeros was arrested by Carter County Sheriff's ...

Canada Issues Guidelines for Safer Use of Marijuana - Live Science

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 14:40

Live Science

Canada Issues Guidelines for Safer Use of Marijuana
Live Science
"Factual, science-based information can provide guidance to cannabis users to make choices that reduce both immediate and long-term risks to their health," Dr. Benedikt Fischer, a senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in ...
Experts offer advice for mitigating health risks of legalized marijuanaTheRecord.com
New marijuana guidelines stress abstinenceCTV News
There is NO safe way to use marijuana, Canadian officials say as they launch new guidelines to limit the 'real ...Daily Mail

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A Brief History of Freud's Love Affair with Cocaine - VICE

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 14:02

VICE

A Brief History of Freud's Love Affair with Cocaine
VICE
However, Freud may have been less on the nose when it came to cocaine's addictive properties and effects, writing: "It seems to me noteworthy—and I discovered this in myself and in other observers who were capable of judging such things—that a first ...

Lana Del Rey Brought Back Her Cruel Intentions-Style Coke Pendant - Jezebel

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 13:08

Jezebel

Lana Del Rey Brought Back Her Cruel Intentions-Style Coke Pendant
Jezebel
... when Lana del Rey sings “He loves me with every beat of his cocaine heart.” Advertisement. The rosary-locket design is very discreet, which is perfect if you're, say, the most popular girl at an Upper East Side prep school with a raging cocaine ...

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Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth - TheBody.com

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:38

TheBody.com

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth
TheBody.com
(The link between meth use and HIV infection has been well-documented.) "In the last five or six years, I know far more gay black men dealing with meth addiction than I did a decade ago. Conversations I've had make me think it's really quite serious in ...

2 Berlin residents arrested, meth and other drugs seized - CullmanSense

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 10:52

CullmanSense

2 Berlin residents arrested, meth and other drugs seized
CullmanSense
“This unfortunately continues to show how drug dealers are trying to sell not only meth to our kids and adults, but also pills are becoming a major source of addiction. We try to have a proactive approach in fighting drugs on two fronts: arresting the ...

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Rapper who is a recovering addict launches new recovery initiative in Exeter - Devon Live

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 10:18

Devon Live

Rapper who is a recovering addict launches new recovery initiative in Exeter
Devon Live
Leo, of Bristol, turned his back on music after realising it had caused a spiralling addition to cocaine and alcohol. In his heyday from 1999 to 2001, he was signed to major music labels, toured across America, and lived with Massive Attach rapper ...

High Hopes Ride on Marijuana Painkillers Amid Opioid Crisis - Fortune

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 09:12

Fortune

High Hopes Ride on Marijuana Painkillers Amid Opioid Crisis
Fortune
The Republican healthcare bill unveiled on Thursday has proposed a drastic cut to the Medicaid budget and could gut, what advocates say, is essential coverage for drug addiction treatment, potentially hampering the fight against opioid abuse.

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No, people are not fatally overdosing on marijuana laced with fentanyl in this region - Insider Louisville

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 08:45

Insider Louisville

No, people are not fatally overdosing on marijuana laced with fentanyl in this region
Insider Louisville
Contrary to reports by news organizations around the country, the Hamilton County Coroner's office in Cincinnati tells IL that they do not know of any cases in which a person has fatally overdosed by using marijuana that is laced with fentanyl — the ...

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Tim Watson-Munro criminal psychologist cocaine addiction - The Australian

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 08:02

The Australian

Tim Watson-Munro criminal psychologist cocaine addiction
The Australian
September 1999. Sunday afternoon. I stumble into a room occupied by the glitterati of the Melbourne legal establishment. The iridescent glow of hot Chilaca ...

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