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Drug abuse: Why 80% kids in Delhi's Seemapuri turn addicts, some as young as 7 - Hindustan Times

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Hindustan Times

Drug abuse: Why 80% kids in Delhi's Seemapuri turn addicts, some as young as 7
Hindustan Times
International Day Against Drug Abuse: Peer pressure, family history, involvement in jobs like rag picking and segregation, easy accessibility found to be most common factors leading to addiction in this east Delhi locality; study ordered by Juvenile ...

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Binge drinking, cocaine abuse may impair mental skills - The Indian Express

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 22:53

The Indian Express

Binge drinking, cocaine abuse may impair mental skills
The Indian Express
For the study, published online in the journal Addiction, the team analysed data from 36,085 respondents to create two cognitive scales based on dimensionality and reliability. Complete abstinence or reduced substance use may lead to gradual ...

Cocaine addiction - Queens Tribune

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 19:09

Cocaine addiction
Queens Tribune
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Case not closed: Debate still rages over impact of legal marijuana on youth - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 16:45

Case not closed: Debate still rages over impact of legal marijuana on youth
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
... and Mental Health Services Administration which cited "health risks associated with youth marijuana use, including poorer education/employment outcomes, poorer cognitive outcomes, increased likelihood of vehicle crashes, and increased addiction risk."

Marijuana-Based Painkillers Could Be The Answer To Nation's ... - The Inquisitr

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 12:33

The Inquisitr

Marijuana-Based Painkillers Could Be The Answer To Nation's ...
The Inquisitr
With the opioid overdose epidemic gripping the nation, more and more drug companies are aggressively trying to develop alternative treatments for pain.
Letter: Give marijuana a role in opioid epidemic fight | The Berkshire ...Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

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Iran's drug problem: Addicts 'more than double' in six years - BBC News

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 08:35

BBC News

Iran's drug problem: Addicts 'more than double' in six years
BBC News
A spokesman for the Drug Control Organisation, Parviz Afshar, said that marijuana and its derivatives accounted for 12% of drug consumption in Iran, with methamphetamine, a stimulant that affects the central nervous system, accounting for about 8%.

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Meth and heroin in Walworth County: two epidemics linked - Janesville Gazette

Meth Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 05:08

Janesville Gazette

Meth and heroin in Walworth County: two epidemics linked
Janesville Gazette
It works like this: Supporting a heroin addiction is expensive. A user needs another way to pay the dealer. The dealer suggests the user pick up some ingredients to make meth because there are laws limiting how much pseudoephedrine a user can buy at ...

Life after opioid addiction: three survivors tell how they got clean - The Guardian

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 01:01

The Guardian

Life after opioid addiction: three survivors tell how they got clean
The Guardian
“There are students on these campuses who kicked addiction and went through the worst of it, and now they're the best students in their class,” said Grahovac, who has been sober for more than 12 years. Grahovac's addiction arrived on the back of an ...

Trapped in a pit of addiction - Times Record News

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 23:00

Trapped in a pit of addiction
Times Record News
One day I am enjoying the presence of my friends who are meth addicts, the next day they don't respond to texts, they miss work, their vehicles have disappeared, their kids are left alone … they have vanished. We, their support network, recount our ...

Rapid City walks against meth - Kotatv

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 21:31

Kotatv

Rapid City walks against meth
Kotatv
There were groups in the crowd like 'Wellfully' who provide services to youth struggling with addiction. Richie Richards with Rapid City Collective Impact, designed the walk to go through North Rapid as he said it's a high risk area for meth. “We want ...

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Letter: Give marijuana a role in opioid epidemic fight - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 12:24

Letter: Give marijuana a role in opioid epidemic fight
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Reclassification of marijuana to Schedule III or higher is crucial to promote extensive research into its medicinal benefits, most profoundly to include cannabis as an FDA-approved MAT harm reduction adjunct for opioid addiction. In the meantime, we ...

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Ruston's Hockenjos overcomes meth addiction - Shreveport Times

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 11:53

Shreveport Times

Ruston's Hockenjos overcomes meth addiction
Shreveport Times
Homeless for seven months as he purged his soul of the demons that controlled his life, Ruston's Luke Hockenjos overcame a meth addiction thanks to a praying mother just as he was on the verge of killing a man in a road rage incident. That in a ...

A mother's story: finding hope amid the scourge of meth addiction - The West Australian

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 10:18

The West Australian

A mother's story: finding hope amid the scourge of meth addiction
The West Australian
I first had the courage to speak out about my daughter's methamphetamine addiction two years ago in an article in The West Australian. My daughter was a chronic meth addict and had been using for six years. She was offered it by a “friend” at a time ...

Gehrke: Marijuana initiative offers hope in face of legislative apathy — just ask my friend Forrest - Salt Lake Tribune

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:55

Salt Lake Tribune

Gehrke: Marijuana initiative offers hope in face of legislative apathy — just ask my friend Forrest
Salt Lake Tribune
And Brian Stoll, who broke his neck and back in a fall while he was a student at Brigham Young University and was prescribed fistfuls of opioids before he discovered he could get relief from medical marijuana without the damaging side effects and ...

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Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota « WCCO | CBS ... - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 21:47

Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota « WCCO | CBS ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
The meth epidemic took the state by storm a decade ago but recent numbers show a troubling trend.

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High hopes ride on marijuana painkillers amid opioid crisis - Nasdaq

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 16:56

Nasdaq

High hopes ride on marijuana painkillers amid opioid crisis
Nasdaq
By Natalie GroverJune 23 (Reuters) - A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a ...

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Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 16:01

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
ARDMORE, Okla. — A 23-year-old Whitesboro mother is behind bars in Oklahoma facing a child neglect charge connected to her newborn baby's positive test for methamphetamine and marijuana. Kirsten Landeros was arrested by Carter County Sheriff's ...

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 15:51

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
ARDMORE, Okla. — A 23-year-old Whitesboro mother is behind bars in Oklahoma facing a child neglect charge connected to her newborn baby's positive test for methamphetamine and marijuana. Kirsten Landeros was arrested by Carter County Sheriff's ...

Canada Issues Guidelines for Safer Use of Marijuana - Live Science

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 14:40

Live Science

Canada Issues Guidelines for Safer Use of Marijuana
Live Science
"Factual, science-based information can provide guidance to cannabis users to make choices that reduce both immediate and long-term risks to their health," Dr. Benedikt Fischer, a senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in ...
Experts offer advice for mitigating health risks of legalized marijuanaTheRecord.com
New marijuana guidelines stress abstinenceCTV News
There is NO safe way to use marijuana, Canadian officials say as they launch new guidelines to limit the 'real ...Daily Mail

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A Brief History of Freud's Love Affair with Cocaine - VICE

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 14:02

VICE

A Brief History of Freud's Love Affair with Cocaine
VICE
However, Freud may have been less on the nose when it came to cocaine's addictive properties and effects, writing: "It seems to me noteworthy—and I discovered this in myself and in other observers who were capable of judging such things—that a first ...

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