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4-year-old tests positive for meth in Wausau - WSAU

Wed, 2017-06-21 22:40

WSAU

4-year-old tests positive for meth in Wausau
WSAU
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- The mother of a 4-year-old Wausau boy has been charged with child neglect after the child tested positive for meth. Wausau Police ... "We do have an addiction issue here in Wausau," said Detective Kindlarski. "The problem is ...

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Prison sentence given in fake check case - Beatrice Daily Sun

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:56

Prison sentence given in fake check case
Beatrice Daily Sun
You've had fines and much of your problems are attributable to the heavy drug use and the meth addiction.” According to court documents, Breazeale went to K and B Tobacco on July 13, 2015, and cashed a check from Mutual of Omaha in the amount of ...

Woman pleads guilty to getting meth injection while giving birth - WMUR Manchester

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:56

WMUR Manchester

Woman pleads guilty to getting meth injection while giving birth
WMUR Manchester
A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to reckless conduct after she was accused of allowing herself to be injected with methamphetamine while she was in labor.
Woman Who Demanded Meth Injection During Labor Gets Jail TimeCBS Sacramento

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Meth busts keep climbing, but problems persist - The East County Californian

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:50

The East County Californian

Meth busts keep climbing, but problems persist
The East County Californian
Meth is easy to find in San Diego County and fairly cheap,” said Richard Granstaff, who works as an addiction treatment counselor. “It can be very challenging for my patients to stay in recovery because of how accessible it and other drugs are.” “We ...

Meth is the epidemic that's hurting us all | Guest Columns ... - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:01

Meth is the epidemic that's hurting us all | Guest Columns ...
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
On my most recent telephone town hall with 28000 Montanans, nearly 95 percent agreed that meth is a problem in Montana. Certainly, Barbara from Billings ...

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Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment - Valleyjournal

Tue, 2017-06-20 17:02

Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment
Valleyjournal
“I believe this is crucial just because it's beautiful place for people to gain grounding and structure, and a foundation for their life to continue,” said a recovering meth addict in treatment. He's a 21-year-old who started doing meth when he was 15 ...

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The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth - Montana Standard

Mon, 2017-06-19 00:33

Montana Standard

The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth
Montana Standard
Meth ruins lives – not just the lives of the user, but also their loved ones. Those who use meth soon find themselves making meth their number one priority over their loved ones, their communities, and their jobs. Once addicted to meth– a deadly cycle ...

Man conquers his decade-long meth addiction - Newshub

Sat, 2017-06-17 16:44

Man conquers his decade-long meth addiction
Newshub
Watch the video above for the full story of how Nathan Rakuraku kicked P and got his life back on track. Twenty-eight-year-old Nathan Rakuraku had been an addict for more than half his life, but a year ago he broke free. "I can't explain being clean, I ...

Former Virginia Mayor Says Meth Arrest Helped Him Confront His ... - TheFix.com

Thu, 2017-06-15 18:23

TheFix.com

Former Virginia Mayor Says Meth Arrest Helped Him Confront His ...
TheFix.com
Silverthorne was busted by an undercover officer while attempting to trade meth for sex last August.
Silverthorne Is Home Again - Fairfax ConnectionFairfax Connection

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The focus on opioids overshadows another worsening drug plague - The Economist

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:04

The Economist

The focus on opioids overshadows another worsening drug plague
The Economist
Drug-related deaths outnumber those from car crashes, suicides or firearms. Opioids account for over two-thirds of the total. The alarm over painkillers and heroin is justified, but it has overshadowed another worsening drug problem: methamphetamine.

Guest Column: Law taking aim at meth suppliers and smurfs - The Oakland Press

Wed, 2017-06-14 10:31

The Oakland Press

Guest Column: Law taking aim at meth suppliers and smurfs
The Oakland Press
Heroin and methamphetamine are different drugs but the techniques to get rid of them are the same: cut the supply by going after the producers and distributors, educate the public about the danger of addiction, and provide high-quality treatment and ...

Crystal meth addiction thriller Watch The Sunset is shot in a single take - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 2017-06-13 22:46

Crystal meth addiction thriller Watch The Sunset is shot in a single take
The Sydney Morning Herald
The theme of a new Australian thriller is topical: a family torn apart by crystal meth addiction. But the approach by directors Tristan Barr and Michael Gosden for ...

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LA Meth Crisis Escalates Alongside Opioid-Heroin Epidemic - Courthouse News Service

Tue, 2017-06-13 13:34

Courthouse News Service

LA Meth Crisis Escalates Alongside Opioid-Heroin Epidemic
Courthouse News Service
[Photo credit: Radspunk] LOS ANGELES (CN) – The RV tearing through the Arizona desert in the opening to “Breaking Bad” introduced us to television anti-hero ...
Man recalls intense hallucinations while he was addicted to meth ...Ontario Argus Observer

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Meth in Minnesota revisited: It requires an unrelenting, organized response - MinnPost

Tue, 2017-06-13 07:01

MinnPost

Meth in Minnesota revisited: It requires an unrelenting, organized response
MinnPost
Meth addicts flocked into treatment centers in record numbers, as distraught families feared that there was no effective treatment for this special type of addiction. Communities, big and small, convened town hall meetings in church basements, high ...

Man addicted to 'chemical god' methamphetamine helping others break away - The Press

Tue, 2017-06-13 02:09

The Press

Man addicted to 'chemical god' methamphetamine helping others break away
The Press
Treatment programmes, including four years on methadone, did not address mental health issues that led him to addiction in the first place, Steven said. While coming off methadone, Steven quit taking meth and embarked on a professional counselling ...

'Mid-level' meth dealer sentenced to 28 years - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Mon, 2017-06-12 23:10

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

'Mid-level' meth dealer sentenced to 28 years
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A 30-year-old methamphetamine dealer who robbed his supplier last spring has been sentenced to 28 years in state prison Monday by a judge who said he links much of Mesa County's violent crime to meth addiction and trade. Andrew Watson pleaded guilty ...

Virginia Mayor's Meth-for-Sex Arrest Followed 14 Years Living a 'Double Life' - NBC4 Washington

Mon, 2017-06-12 20:46

NBC4 Washington

Virginia Mayor's Meth-for-Sex Arrest Followed 14 Years Living a 'Double Life'
NBC4 Washington
For 14 years, the former mayor of Fairfax, Virginia, lived a double life as a methamphetamine addict – until he got caught in August. Friday, Scott Silverthorne walked out of prison after serving three months for drug distribution. He was sentenced to ...

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The cost of addiction to hard drugs - Ontario Argus Observer

Sun, 2017-06-11 00:06

Ontario Argus Observer

The cost of addiction to hard drugs
Ontario Argus Observer
Among one of the most popular hard drugs in the area is said to be that of methamphetamines. In the photo at right, Ontario Police Chief Cal Kunz picks up a bag of crystallized meth, a drug that is most popular in the area because of the cost and the ...

Meth still a problem that needs our attention - Springfield News-Leader

Sat, 2017-06-10 18:56

Springfield News-Leader

Meth still a problem that needs our attention
Springfield News-Leader
Springfield and the other communities of southwest Missouri should continue to put an emphasis on helping addicts recover while law enforcement officials work on pushing meth out of the region. That could mean finding more bed space for those who want ...

College graduates work bring drug addiction to light in North Dakota - Crookston Daily Times

Sat, 2017-06-10 18:56

College graduates work bring drug addiction to light in North Dakota
Crookston Daily Times
That's why, in addition to the walk, information booths about meth addiction and where to get help were a part of Wednesday's events, along with guest speakers who have dealt with addiction issues involving meth and painkillers. Charboneau and ...