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Eric Omondi's brother dies of cocaine addiction - SDE Entertainment News

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Eric Omondi's brother dies of cocaine addiction
SDE Entertainment News
Because of his addiction he has a tendency to run away from us to avoid rehabilitation,'' said the comedian. While announcing his brother's death, Eric revealed that Joseph had been struggling with cocaine and substances abuse for the past 19 years.
Eric Omondi's brother dies hours after finding himThe Standard
Eric Omondi's brother dies after 19 years of substance abuseTUKO.CO.KE

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Immigration is not the only border issue - Marshall Independent

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Immigration is not the only border issue
Marshall Independent
The Minneapolis Star Tribune recently reported that the number of Minnesotans treated for meth addiction doubled in the past decade to almost 14,000 last year. The number of overdose deaths soared to 140 in 2016. Law enforcement officials have made ...

Tips to Be Fit: Smoking marijuana isn't risk free - The Philadelphia Tribune

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 22:08

Tips to Be Fit: Smoking marijuana isn't risk free
The Philadelphia Tribune
Abuse or dependence to marijuana are treated in most with cases at an outpatient clinic. The admission to outpatient and inpatient treatment programs for marijuana addiction has increased over the last two years to the point that the addiction to ...

'Beyond An Epidemic': Meth Abuse Skyrocketing In Polk County, Wis. - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 21:52

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

'Beyond An Epidemic': Meth Abuse Skyrocketing In Polk County, Wis.
WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Investigators believe this has only been allowed to fester in the shadows of the opioid crisis — all while this addiction is proving more destructive to a way of life in western Wisconsin. “One way or another, we have to solve it,” Grimm said. In ...

Medical Cannabis Examined in UK, Florida, Oklahoma, New York - Marijuana.com

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 18:45

Medical Cannabis Examined in UK, Florida, Oklahoma, New York
Marijuana.com
Meanwhile, the state Senate on Monday passed legislation to authorize medical marijuana for opioid addiction and as an alternative pain medication. New York's medical marijuana program now allows patients with 12 physician-certified conditions ...

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Case challenging Wisconsin's 'cocaine mom' law is dismissed - Tampabay.com

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 17:33

Case challenging Wisconsin's 'cocaine mom' law is dismissed
Tampabay.com
Opponents of the law — including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Society of Addiction Medicine and American Public Health Association — have argued it discourages pregnant women who are struggling with addiction ...

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Medical marijuana expansion bill to be released - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 15:50

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Medical marijuana expansion bill to be released
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
Medical marijuana may not help every pain patient avoid an opioid addiction that can lead to misuse of legal prescription drugs or illegal drugs such as heroin, Harmon said. But he said allowing people who have been or could be prescribed an opioid to ...
Governor considering medical marijuana bill for opioid patientsWAND

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Behind cocaine addiction - Scientist Live

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 15:11

Behind cocaine addiction
Scientist Live
The study opens a window onto the significance of active choice in using cocaine and extends our understanding that addiction is caused by more than the pharmacological effects of a given drug, according to Antonello Bonci, MD, senior author of the ...

New York Patients Using Opioids May Qualify For Medical Marijuana Soon - CBS New York

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 14:08

CBS New York

New York Patients Using Opioids May Qualify For Medical Marijuana Soon
CBS New York
Zucker's agency cited research showing marijuana can reduce opioid use while eliminating the risk of overdose and reducing the risk of addiction. The state's medical marijuana program is now open to patients with 12 physician-certified conditions ...
Opioid users will qualify for NY medical marijuana programWCAX

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Gaming disorder is being recognized by WHO as a mental health condition - NorthJersey.com

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 09:29

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Gaming disorder is being recognized by WHO as a mental health condition
NorthJersey.com
The addiction he's struggling with isn't heroin, cocaine or crystal meth. What he is talking about is gaming — the uber-popular pastime that the World Health Organization is including in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases ...

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Video games are as addictive as crack cocaine or gambling to some players, warns WHO - South China Morning Post

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South China Morning Post

Video games are as addictive as crack cocaine or gambling to some players, warns WHO
South China Morning Post
“The studies suggest that when these individuals are engrossed in internet games, certain pathways in their brains are triggered in the same direct and intense way that a drug addict's brain is affected by a particular substance,” the association said.
Video gaming as addictive as cocaine, gambling: WHOEconomic Times
Video gaming as addictive as cocaine and gambling, says WHO on adding 'gaming disorder' to their listIndia Today
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Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients - Bloomington Pantagraph

Marijuana Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-18 06:44

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Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients
Bloomington Pantagraph
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner soon will be asked to weigh in on a bill designed to avoid addiction to prescription painkillers and reduce opioid overdoses by giving certain patients quick but temporary access to the state's medical marijuana program.

Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients - The State Journal-Register

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 18:50

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Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients
The State Journal-Register
Gov. Bruce Rauner soon will be asked to weigh in on a bill designed to avoid addiction to prescription painkillers and reduce opioid overdoses by giving certain patients quick but temporary access to the state's medical marijuana program. The ...

Oklahoma's medical marijuana proposal borrows from other states' existing policies, but opponents cite that as cause ... - Tulsa World

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 17:01

Tulsa World

Oklahoma's medical marijuana proposal borrows from other states' existing policies, but opponents cite that as cause ...
Tulsa World
Specifically cited examples include exposure to second-hand marijuana smoke, accidental ingestion of marijuana edibles by children, increased risk of addiction in young people and, in the case of Colorado, the effects of a growing number of pregnant ...

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Editorial: Marijuana vs. opioids - Albany Times Union

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 16:57

Albany Times Union

Editorial: Marijuana vs. opioids
Albany Times Union
The bill, and companion legislation in the state Assembly, would enable marijuana to become a viable alternative to widely prescribed and highly addictive drugs like OxyContin, which have been blamed for fueling the nation's opioid addiction crisis ...

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office - New York Times

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 15:52

New York Times

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office
New York Times
“I have patients who come in suffering from an addiction to Candy Crush Saga, and they're substantially similar to people who come in with a cocaine disorder,” Dr. Levounis said. “Their lives are ruined, their interpersonal relationships suffer, their ...
WHO decision will classify Fortnite addiction as a real diseaseSiliconrepublic.com

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Fortnite addiction left dad-of-two hooked on cocaine and on verge of ... - The Sun

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The Sun

Fortnite addiction left dad-of-two hooked on cocaine and on verge of ...
The Sun
A FORTNITE fan nearly lost his job, family and home after becoming so addicted to the game that he snorted cocaine to stay wired as he played through the ...
Fortnite addict opens up about drug problems 'caused by game': 'I ...Daily Star

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