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Parents arrested for giving newborn daughter meth, heroin, morphine, police say - CBS News

Sat, 2017-07-22 18:22

CBS News

Parents arrested for giving newborn daughter meth, heroin, morphine, police say
CBS News
Authorities said investigators learned Christenson had been taking heroin and prescription pain medication during pregnancy because her child was born addicted to drugs. They said parents of drug addicted babies typically crush up Suboxone or ...
Police: Parents gave newborn drugs to cover up addictionWTOC
Couple tried to hide newborn's addiction by giving her drugs, police sayKSL.com
Parents accused of giving opioids to baby on day she was bornFOX43.com
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Utah County parents arrested for giving newborn meth, heroin, morphine, police say - KUTV 2News

Fri, 2017-07-21 19:14

KTLA

Utah County parents arrested for giving newborn meth, heroin, morphine, police say
KUTV 2News
A number of informants told investigators that parents of drug addicted babies will sometimes take either Suboxone or methadone, crush it up, then, after moistening a finger, dip that finger into the crushed drugs, and apply it to the mouth or gums of ...
Utah Parents Tried to Hide Newborn's Addiction by Giving Her Drugs After Birth: PoliceKTLA
Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughterfox13now.com

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Texas oil fields fuel meth boom - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 2017-07-21 18:45

Houston Chronicle

Texas oil fields fuel meth boom
Houston Chronicle
Lozoya, a recovering addict at 23, is among the thousands of oil field workers who have succumbed to the mix of money, boredom and drugs that often accompany energy booms. Drillers of all sizes have poured billions of dollars into the prolific Permian ...

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Preview: Meth Addiction in our Communities - MyHighPlains

Fri, 2017-07-21 05:54

MyHighPlains

Preview: Meth Addiction in our Communities
MyHighPlains
Amarillo Police Chief Ed Drain says that meth addiction is at epidemic proportions. Tony Rodriguez with Faith Hope Ministries says we all need to understand the effect this has on the lives of the addicts and the community as a whole. Speakers will ...

Chester Bennington: Linkin Park Singer Had Drug Addiction - Heavy.com

Thu, 2017-07-20 14:08

Heavy.com

Chester Bennington: Linkin Park Singer Had Drug Addiction
Heavy.com
I'd smoke a bunch of crack, do a bit of meth and just sit there and freak out. Then I'd smoke opium to come down. I weighed 110 pounds. My mom said I looked like I stepped out of Auschwitz. So I used pot to get off drugs. Every time I'd get a craving ...
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington revealed horrific child abuse was behind his substance abuse issuesThe Sun
Chester Bennington was molested aged seven by an older friendMetro
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41RollingStone.com
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Baker Co. commissioner reaches out to McKinlay on opioids - MyPalmBeachPost (blog)

Thu, 2017-07-20 11:38

MyPalmBeachPost (blog)

Baker Co. commissioner reaches out to McKinlay on opioids
MyPalmBeachPost (blog)
“Our county, Baker County, is heavy into meth addiction and now we are seeing heroin move in,” Rhoden wrote to McKinlay. But Rhoden has a more personal motivation to get involved in the fight. “With a daughter who is a heroin addict and a grandson who ...

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Police clean up suspected meth-making materials in Glens Falls - Glens Falls Post-Star

Wed, 2017-07-19 10:34

Glens Falls Post-Star

Police clean up suspected meth-making materials in Glens Falls
Glens Falls Post-Star
... said Wednesday that it was evacuated from 5 to 11 p.m., as an impressive police and hazardous materials team cleanup response ensued. “They definitely took it very seriously,” he said. Methamphetamine use has resulted in significant crime and ...

Carper sentenced on meth and other charges - Wallowa County Cheiftain

Tue, 2017-07-18 15:21

Carper sentenced on meth and other charges
Wallowa County Cheiftain
Williams added that at an interview after Carper's arrest, the defendant had recognized she wasn't taking care of her children and that her meth addiction interfered with her ability to be a good parent. On the first possession charge, Powers sentenced ...

Pharmaceutical boss's son, 21, addicted to crystal meth was killed by a train while fleeing from police who had been ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-07-18 12:02

Daily Mail

Pharmaceutical boss's son, 21, addicted to crystal meth was killed by a train while fleeing from police who had been ...
Daily Mail
A student addicted to crystal meth was killed after being struck by a high-speed train while fleeing police who had been called to the family's £1.6million home by his mother. Luke Howes, the son of a pharmaceutical boss, was found dead on a train line ...

Former drug kingpin says welfare card could break cycle in meth battle - ABC Online

Mon, 2017-07-17 21:53

ABC Online

Former drug kingpin says welfare card could break cycle in meth battle
ABC Online
Peter Lyndon-James, a reformed addict who runs "tough love" residential rehabilitation programs for men, made the comments during a speaking engagement in Kalgoorlie-Boulder which was recently dubbed WA's meth capital. The 46-year-old Christian ...

New HOPE laws create recovery charter school, more rural addiction centers - WBAY

Mon, 2017-07-17 14:51

WBAY

New HOPE laws create recovery charter school, more rural addiction centers
WBAY
Assembly Bill 7 allows hospitals to receive grants for addiction medicine or psychiatrists that specialize in addiction. Assembly Bill 8 requires the Department of Health Services to add two or three opiate and meth addiction treatment centers in ...

Meth parties, addicts, and hookers: a former Miami medical leader's secret life unmasked - Miami Herald

Mon, 2017-07-17 09:37

Los Angeles Times

Meth parties, addicts, and hookers: a former Miami medical leader's secret life unmasked
Miami Herald
Under the leadership of Dr. Carmen Puliafito, the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute rose to national prominence in 2004, voted as the best specialty eye-care center in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Bascom Palmer has kept its ...
An overdose, a young companion, drug-fueled parties: The secret life of USC med school deanLos Angeles Times
USC president tries to quell outrage over drug allegations against former medical school deanLos Angeles Times
Inside a med school dean's secret life of drugs and hookersNew York Post
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IHS' specialty shelters help 'fragile' homeless recover - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mon, 2017-07-17 04:08

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

IHS' specialty shelters help 'fragile' homeless recover
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Justin Ka'alekahi, 34, originally from Ewa Beach, said he was in and out of Queen's 47 times last year for Type 1 diabetes, meth addiction, depression, schizoaffective disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder for childhood trauma that he declined to ...

Meth making a comeback, but it's not your neighbors cooking it anymore - STLtoday.com

Mon, 2017-07-17 00:00

STLtoday.com

Meth making a comeback, but it's not your neighbors cooking it anymore
STLtoday.com
Health officials in places like Minnesota and Oklahoma say the health care providers who helped legions of people overcome methamphetamine addiction during the last epidemic are prepared for a new onslaught. But some caution that the addiction ...

Amy Donaldson: Addicts turned athletes rally to help drug-addicted girl - Deseret News

Sun, 2017-07-16 19:15

Deseret News

Amy Donaldson: Addicts turned athletes rally to help drug-addicted girl
Deseret News
About 30 members of Addict II Athlete ran a 120-mile relay Friday and Saturday to raise money for a special athletic wheelchair for Emma Robison, who was born addicted to methamphetamine. She is pictured in the center of the group after their finish at ...

Lt. Gov. Kleefisch Praises Local Opioid Abuse Prevention Efforts - WXPR

Sat, 2017-07-15 04:56

WXPR

Lt. Gov. Kleefisch Praises Local Opioid Abuse Prevention Efforts
WXPR
Among the measures is a new program to provide doctors with expert guidance on treating addiction, two or three new regional treatment centers for opioid and meth addicts, a charter school for up to 15 high school students recovering from addiction ...

San Jose serial cat killer gets 16-year sentence - SFGate

Fri, 2017-07-14 21:34

SFGate

San Jose serial cat killer gets 16-year sentence
SFGate
That, coupled with a methamphetamine addiction, did not excuse Farmer's “horrific” actions, he said. But Schroeder said Farmer's long-running addiction acted as an “accelerant” to a spiral of problems that resulted in the death of the felines. “The ...
San Jose: Judge hands cat killer 16-year sentenceThe Mercury News

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Former teen mom, high school dropout achieves education goals at WGU - Deseret News

Fri, 2017-07-14 19:43

Deseret News

Former teen mom, high school dropout achieves education goals at WGU
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — Being raised by a mother addicted to meth, growing up in poverty, asking neighbors for water when utilities were shut off and dropping out of high school her junior year, the thought of going to college never crossed Erin Bishop's mind.

Ice addiction: Meth user drew on Centrelink, super and benefits to ... - NEWS.com.au (blog)

Fri, 2017-07-14 10:28

NEWS.com.au (blog)

Ice addiction: Meth user drew on Centrelink, super and benefits to ...
NEWS.com.au (blog)
WHEN Tanya* became addicted to ice in her 30s, she and her partner began concocting desperate money-making schemes to fund their habit.

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Oregon is changing its drug laws on heroin, cocaine to combat racism, addiction - Metro US

Fri, 2017-07-14 10:06

Metro US

Oregon is changing its drug laws on heroin, cocaine to combat racism, addiction
Metro US
First-time offenders caught with small amounts of heroin, cocaine, meth and other hard drugs will face less jail time and smaller fines, which lawmakers hope will help to curb mass incarceration and reform drug policies that disproportionately impact ...