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Tim MacGabhann on Mexico, addiction and his debut novel - Irish Examiner

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 12:00
Tim MacGabhann on Mexico, addiction and his debut novel  Irish Examiner

As investigative journalist and Irish author Tim MacGabhann reported on the drug cartels in Mexico, he was also supporting them through his own drug use.

The Tragic Story of Rick Turner's Descent into Meth, Prison, and Death - VICE

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 10:30
The Tragic Story of Rick Turner's Descent into Meth, Prison, and Death  VICE

On November 6, 2016, 25-year-old Utah police officer Cody Brotherson was hit by a car. The young cop had been laying down spikes to stop three teens from ...

Timeline: The wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax - CityNews Calgary

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 09:48
Timeline: The wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax  CityNews Calgary

HALIFAX — Nov. 12, 1995: Brenda Way — known as “Pitt Bull” — was murdered and her body left in a parking lot behind a Dartmouth apartment building ...

Meth: Oklahoma's 'number one drug threat' - KTEN

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 09:41
Meth: Oklahoma's 'number one drug threat'  KTEN

While there are fewer meth labs in the state, use of the drug remains prevalent.

Minnesota's 'Hybrid Court' Offers Addicts an Alternative to Jail - Crime Report

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 09:22
Minnesota's 'Hybrid Court' Offers Addicts an Alternative to Jail  Crime Report

Jason Drift's drug use seemed to increase every time he suffered a death in the family. A 44-year-old environmental services worker on the Bois Forte Indian ...

Minnesota's 'Hybrid Court' Offers Addicts an Alternative to Jail - Crime Report

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 09:22
Minnesota's 'Hybrid Court' Offers Addicts an Alternative to Jail  Crime Report

Jason Drift's drug use seemed to increase every time he suffered a death in the family. A 44-year-old environmental services worker on the Bois Forte Indian ...

Scots cocaine deaths quadruple in three years - The Christian Institute

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 09:04
Scots cocaine deaths quadruple in three years  The Christian Institute

New figures reveal that the number of cocaine-related deaths in Scotland has quadrupled in just three years. In 2015, there were 35 deaths from the Class A ...

Senators Ernst And Grassley Say We Can't Let Opioid Addiction Detract From Ongoing Methamphetamine Problems - 1380 KCIM

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 08:50
Senators Ernst And Grassley Say We Can't Let Opioid Addiction Detract From Ongoing Methamphetamine Problems  1380 KCIM

Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley are urging that the Department of Homeland Security and the office of National Drug Control Policy not ignore the ...

Addict turns his life around – now he sells hope at robots - News24

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 07:58
Addict turns his life around – now he sells hope at robots  News24

Francesco says his dad's death was the first of a series of traumatic events in his teens – events that drove him to booze and drugs.

Meth in the morning, heroin at night: Inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction - Chicago Tribune

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 07:13
Meth in the morning, heroin at night: Inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction  Chicago Tribune

In the 25 years since she snorted her first line of meth at a club in San Francisco, Kim has redefined “normal” so many times. At first, she said, it seemed like meth ...

Meth in the morning, heroin at night: Inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction - Chicago Tribune

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 07:13
Meth in the morning, heroin at night: Inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction  Chicago Tribune

In the 25 years since she snorted her first line of meth at a club in San Francisco, Kim has redefined “normal” so many times. At first, she said, it seemed like meth ...

Seattle Faces Backlash After Easing Up On Punishing Crimes Involving Mental Illness - NPR

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 06:03
Seattle Faces Backlash After Easing Up On Punishing Crimes Involving Mental Illness  NPR

Seattle is grappling with a crisis of what is sometimes called "visible homelessness" — people who live in the street and struggle with mental illness or drug ...

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories - The New York Times

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 03:05
Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories  The New York Times

Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this ...

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories - The New York Times

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 03:05
Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories  The New York Times

Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this ...

Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories - The New York Times

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 03:01
Rewriting Greek Tragedies as Immigrant Stories  The New York Times

Luis Alfaro, whose latest play is an adaptation of “Medea,” appreciates such “primal” points of origin: “They get to the essence: why we hurt each other, this ...

Cannabinoid treatments: ICCI – International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute - Health Europa

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 03:00
Cannabinoid treatments: ICCI – International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute  Health Europa

ICCI, the first Centre of Excellence in the medical cannabis field, is an organisation that combines various institutions and explores the dynamic cannabinoid ...

Opioid overdoses should be treated like attempted suicides - STAT

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 02:44
Opioid overdoses should be treated like attempted suicides  STAT

Opioid overdoses aren't highs gone wrong. Someone revived from one deserves the same attention as someone rescued from a suicide attempt: an emergency ...

'You remember other ways to have fun': the loyalty card with free Nando's for recovering addicts - The Guardian

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-07-12 01:00
'You remember other ways to have fun': the loyalty card with free Nando's for recovering addicts  The Guardian

Drug and alcohol charity WDP's Capital card rewards *service* users with points to spend on food, films and fitness – and a way back into society.

Utah farmers and entrepreneurs compete to grow medical pot - ABC News

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-07-11 23:28
Utah farmers and entrepreneurs compete to grow medical pot  ABC News

The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month. By September, they hope ...

Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up - The Associated Press

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-07-11 23:19
Competition to grow medical marijuana in Utah heats up  The Associated Press

NEPHI, Utah (AP) — The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month.

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