Meth Addiction

Manitoba Liberals release addictions plan, secure vocal advocate to run in Brandon East - CBC.ca

Fri, 2019-07-19 18:05
Manitoba Liberals release addictions plan, secure vocal advocate to run in Brandon East  CBC.ca

The Manitoba Liberal Party released its plan Friday to tackle addictions in Manitoba if elected in September's vote — the same day it announced a vocal ...

Tennessee town dispels 'meth-gator' myth - BBC News

Fri, 2019-07-19 12:03
Tennessee town dispels 'meth-gator' myth  BBC News

A viral police "warning" of alligators "all hyped up" on methamphetamine was a joke, the mayor tells the BBC.

How the deadly drug fentanyl is making its way to the US - PRI

Fri, 2019-07-19 10:15
How the deadly drug fentanyl is making its way to the US  PRI

Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that President Donald ...

Prescription opioid overdoses drop, as fentanyl deaths skyrocket - USA TODAY

Fri, 2019-07-19 08:06
Prescription opioid overdoses drop, as fentanyl deaths skyrocket  USA TODAY

Prescription opioid painkillers are fading as a cause of drug overdose deaths. Cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl are linked to more deaths.

A remote Virginia valley has been flooded by prescription opioids - The Washington Post

Thu, 2019-07-18 19:07
A remote Virginia valley has been flooded by prescription opioids  The Washington Post

NORTON, Va. — Pills by the tens of thousands, then by the hundreds of thousands and ultimately by the millions found their way to this remote city tucked amid ...

South-east Asia's meth gangs making US$60b a year: UN study - The Business Times

Thu, 2019-07-18 15:50
South-east Asia's meth gangs making US$60b a year: UN study  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Consumer - SOUTH-EAST Asia's drug gangs are making over US$60 billion a year pumping out record amounts of methamphetamine, ...

Teaching Still An Addictive Passion For Veteran FSU Professor - WFSU

Thu, 2019-07-18 11:54
Teaching Still An Addictive Passion For Veteran FSU Professor  WFSU

A Florida State University English professor has many accomplishments to celebrate during his half-century at the Tallahassee campus. Still, David Kirby.

Next Step: Why these Knoxville sisters 'don't give up' on drug users - Knoxville News Sentinel

Thu, 2019-07-18 11:11
Next Step: Why these Knoxville sisters 'don't give up' on drug users  Knoxville News Sentinel

When Addie Arbach pulls her car up to South Knoxville's Sam Duff Park and starts unloading food and clothing and Narcan, she knows not everybody in town is ...

Amarah's Corner: Four case of drug abuse - Valley Courier

Thu, 2019-07-18 10:24
Amarah's Corner: Four case of drug abuse  Valley Courier

Jesus said in Matthew 25:40 KJV, “Whatever you've done unto the least of these (kids), you've done it unto me.” Dear reader, what do you think should be done ...

A remote Virginia valley has been flooded by prescription opioids - Houston Chronicle

Thu, 2019-07-18 10:03
A remote Virginia valley has been flooded by prescription opioids  Houston Chronicle

NORTON, Va. — Pills by the tens of thousands, then by the hundreds of thousands and ultimately by the millions found their way to this remote city tucked amid ...

Drugs make her a 'monster:' A Hamilton family's cry for help fighting addiction - CBC News

Thu, 2019-07-18 10:00
Drugs make her a 'monster:' A Hamilton family's cry for help fighting addiction  CBC News

It's a seemingly endless cycle of addiction, incarceration and overdoses that causes both mother and daughter to suffer. Every day it pushes their love to the limit ...

Drug Overdose Deaths Drop in U.S. for First Time Since 1990 - The New York Times

Wed, 2019-07-17 10:04
Drug Overdose Deaths Drop in U.S. for First Time Since 1990  The New York Times

Three decades of ever-escalating deaths from drug overdoses in the United States may have come to an end, according to preliminary government data made ...

Life after jail and off meth is a slow journey to optimism, says recovering addict - CBC.ca

Wed, 2019-07-17 04:00
Life after jail and off meth is a slow journey to optimism, says recovering addict  CBC.ca

Out of jail and in a residential treatment program, Jason Walmsley journals his latest challenges — and successes — on his journey to recovery.

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’ - The Guardian

Wed, 2019-07-17 00:00
‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’  The Guardian

Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperly.

Meth addict with pipe bombs steals $540,000 in Amtrak vouchers, feds say - Kansas City Star

Tue, 2019-07-16 16:49
Meth addict with pipe bombs steals $540,000 in Amtrak vouchers, feds say  Kansas City Star

A meth addict who used stolen credit cards to steal $540000 worth of Amtrak vouchers and resold them on eBay has been indicted on fraud, identity theft and ...

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up - The New York Times

Tue, 2019-07-16 14:23
States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up  The New York Times

Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend ...

Flushing drugs down the toilet could lead to 'meth-gators,' police department warns - ABC News

Tue, 2019-07-16 12:57
Flushing drugs down the toilet could lead to 'meth-gators,' police department warns  ABC News

Police in Tennessee are warning residents against flushing drugs down the toilet in the event of a potential drug bust, stating that animals could ingest the ...

Feds: Meth addict in Monroe hacks into Amtrak, steals $540K in vouchers, sells them on eBay - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Tue, 2019-07-16 08:34
Feds: Meth addict in Monroe hacks into Amtrak, steals $540K in vouchers, sells them on eBay  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

An alleged meth addict with a pipe bomb and loaded weapons in Monroe is accused of hacking into Amtrak's online system to buy more than $540000 worth of ...

'Literally Saved My Life:' Colorado Expands Opioid Treatment Program - KUNC

Tue, 2019-07-16 05:21
'Literally Saved My Life:' Colorado Expands Opioid Treatment Program  KUNC

It's about 7 o'clock on a Tuesday morning in June and Ashley McAuliffe is getting her 11-year-old son, Aiden, ready for his last day of school. "We've got.

Fayette County Sheriff forced to pull from county resources to help rehab addicted inmates - ABC6OnYourSide.com

Mon, 2019-07-15 15:42
Fayette County Sheriff forced to pull from county resources to help rehab addicted inmates  ABC6OnYourSide.com

A small farming community of just 28666 people, Fayette County has learned no one's immune to the opioid crisis, as they struggle to fight addiction within the ...