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Meth use on the rise in Franklin County - State-Journal.com

Fri, 2018-02-16 18:38

State-Journal.com

Meth use on the rise in Franklin County
State-Journal.com
The 26-year-old Frankfort mother of two sons found herself stuck in the vicious cycle of addiction. She began smoking marijuana when she was 12. At 18, she dabbled in pain pills and serenity, a marijuana substitute. She tried heroin when she was 22 ...

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At age 69 and needing to pay her bills, she blew her Social Security check on meth - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fri, 2018-02-16 08:52

Fort Worth Star Telegram

At age 69 and needing to pay her bills, she blew her Social Security check on meth
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Meth addicts are called tweakers, and these, Pardue said, get around by bike and care for only their phones and the high. Rice gave her friend Disney, a 21-year-old user, her inoperable cellphone hoping she could replace the suddenly missing SIM card ...

The Revolving Door: Meth Addiction - KDLT - KDLT News

Thu, 2018-02-15 23:05

KDLT News

The Revolving Door: Meth Addiction - KDLT
KDLT News
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Every year, many meth users leave incarceration only to circle back. Some spend a few months locked up, but it takes their body much longer to recover from the drug. That means when people get out of jail their addiction is often ...

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SPECIAL REPORT - Collateral Damage: Life with an Addict - WNDU-TV

Thu, 2018-02-15 17:37

WNDU-TV

SPECIAL REPORT - Collateral Damage: Life with an Addict
WNDU-TV
"Our son Caleb right now is in Jacksonville, Florida, at a treatment facility for meth and heroin addiction," said Courtney. "I really struggled, I didn't want to get out of bed, I had volunteered with big brothers, big sisters and I called and said I ...

Meth crisis in Canada: Addiction explosion means drug users are being turned away by police, hospitals - CBC.ca

Thu, 2018-02-15 15:42

CBC.ca

Meth crisis in Canada: Addiction explosion means drug users are being turned away by police, hospitals
CBC.ca
Meth crisis in Canada: Addiction explosion means drug users are being turned away by police, hospitals · 'Thoughts and prayers a grossly inadequate response' in wake of Florida school shooting · Scientists thrilled as woman finds 14 worms in her eye ...

SC woman who gouged out her eyes was using drugs, mother says - The State

Thu, 2018-02-15 14:56

The State

SC woman who gouged out her eyes was using drugs, mother says
The State
Kaylee Muthart is permanently blind because of the self-inflicted injury, according to her mother, Katy Tompkins. Muthart gouged out her eyes as she fought off good Samaritans and first responders next to the South Main Chapel in Anderson on Feb. 6 ...

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Steve Carell & Timothée Chalamet Title 'Beautiful Boy' Sets Fall Release - Deadline

Thu, 2018-02-15 14:15

Deadline

Steve Carell & Timothée Chalamet Title 'Beautiful Boy' Sets Fall Release
Deadline
Pic is based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David (Carell) and Nic Sheff (Chalamet), which chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with meth addiction over ...
Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carrell Drama Beautiful Boy Gets Perfect Awards Season Release DatePaste Magazine

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Oregon meth deaths soar as opioid deaths decline - Reno Gazette Journal

Thu, 2018-02-15 10:53

Reno Gazette Journal

Oregon meth deaths soar as opioid deaths decline
Reno Gazette Journal
"Unfortunately, I think people forget that things like property crime are effects of addiction in our community." While meth lab drug busts have decreased since 2004, Oregon law enforcement agencies are still knocking down methamphetamine distribution ...

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Former meth addict shares story of recovery - WJHG.com - WJHG-TV

Wed, 2018-02-14 22:34

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Former meth addict shares story of recovery - WJHG.com
WJHG-TV
HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Officials say 85 percent of inmates in the Holmes County jail are either addicted to meth or were arrested for meth-related crimes. Pastor Jerrod Jenkins was one of those inmates. "Fifteen years ago, I was a meth ...

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Traffic stop yields second huge meth bust in Baldwin County this year - WKRG

Wed, 2018-02-14 21:20

Traffic stop yields second huge meth bust in Baldwin County this year
WKRG
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - For the second in two months, Baldwin County Sheriff's deputies have made a huge methamphetamine bust on the Interstate 10. It is a major drug corridor and Baldwin County authorities are doing everything they can to slow ...

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Increase in methamphetamine detected in Cuyahoga County - News 5 Cleveland

Wed, 2018-02-14 16:10

News 5 Cleveland

Increase in methamphetamine detected in Cuyahoga County
News 5 Cleveland
Thrash stopped using meth when his brother died from a heroin overdose 17 months ago. "If you're an addict nowadays, you're going to die. It's just only a matter of time," he said. 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is commonly referred to as ...
Increase in methamphetamine in Cuyahoga Countyfox8.com

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Oregon meth-related deaths higher than ever as opioid deaths decline - Statesman Journal

Wed, 2018-02-14 13:59

Statesman Journal

Oregon meth-related deaths higher than ever as opioid deaths decline
Statesman Journal
"Unfortunately, I think people forget that things like property crime are effects of addiction in our community." While meth lab drug busts have decreased since 2004, Oregon law enforcement agencies are still knocking down methamphetamine distribution ...
Dear CDC: What Are You Gonna Screw Up Next? Meth Is BackAmerican Council on Science and Health

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Senator Tom O'Mara targets meth producers - ithaca.com

Wed, 2018-02-14 12:50

ithaca.com

Senator Tom O'Mara targets meth producers
ithaca.com
State Senator Tom O'Mara introduced legislation targeting the resurgence of methamphetamine-related crimes this week that significantly increases criminal penalties for manufacturing, selling, and possessing the drug. A member of the State Senate's ...

Mother of Two Dead Newborns Binged on Meth - The Epoch Times

Wed, 2018-02-14 05:24

The Epoch Times

Mother of Two Dead Newborns Binged on Meth
The Epoch Times
BLGN's father, who is currently in jail, claimed his former girlfriend was suffering a severe ice addiction and would keep awake for 10 days straight after smoking meth while her older children were “running amok.” “I've probably seen her smoke more ...

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Fatal overdoses from meth rising across Puget Sound - Q13 FOX

Tue, 2018-02-13 18:49

Q13 FOX

Fatal overdoses from meth rising across Puget Sound
Q13 FOX
In a recent article in The New York Times, an Oregon sheriff's deputy described the differences between heroin and meth. Heroin, he said, is a depressant, a downer that puts its users into a stupor. But meth is a stimulant that lowers an addict's ...

Morristown meth dealer gets 162 months - Citizentribune

Tue, 2018-02-13 11:14

Morristown meth dealer gets 162 months
Citizentribune
A Morristown crystal-meth dealer whose prior addiction-related convictions place him the highest federal criminal-history category paid for his transgressions on Monday, according to court documents. U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer sentenced Andrew J ...

Prison for failed drug tests worth the cost, lawmakers say - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Tue, 2018-02-13 10:59

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Prison for failed drug tests worth the cost, lawmakers say
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Meth is directly related to violent crime,” Jackley said. “Ask any officer on the street.” Representatives from the state police chiefs and Sheriff's offices also testified against the bill. Prisoners serving time for methamphetamine ingestion aren't ...

Trio appreciate second chance from courts - Daily Times Leader

Tue, 2018-02-13 10:48

Daily Times Leader

Trio appreciate second chance from courts
Daily Times Leader
"I got a chance and you don't have to worry again. I learned my lesson. I surround myself with positive people," Miller concluded. Columbus resident Nathan Mordecai sounds much the same. He first beat addiction in 2005, but then got hooked on opiates ...

Health Care Professionals Share Their Stories About Opioid-Addicted Patients - New York Times

Tue, 2018-02-13 04:00

New York Times

Health Care Professionals Share Their Stories About Opioid-Addicted Patients
New York Times
However, he never admitted that he was an addict, never went to rehab and never changed his addictlike sociopathic behavior. We have not had a relationship for a very long time, and we never will again. I know it is not politically correct to say this ...