Cocaine Addiction

Drug overdose victim thought he could 'push through it', festival deaths inquest told - The Guardian

Mon, 2019-07-15 21:17
Drug overdose victim thought he could 'push through it', festival deaths inquest told  The Guardian

Inquest hears large police presence preventing patrons from getting help from emergency services.

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dies after being struck by a car - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 2019-07-15 16:15
Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dies after being struck by a car  Los Angeles Times

Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker died Sunday night after being hit by a car in Virginia, police said in a statement. He was 55.

Cork man who hid cocaine in his underwear during search of house is jailed - BreakingNews.ie

Mon, 2019-07-15 10:08
Cork man who hid cocaine in his underwear during search of house is jailed  BreakingNews.ie

A man who tried to hide cocaine in his underwear when gardaí searched his house under warrant has received a 10-month jail sentence. Vincent Keane, with ...

Man found sleeping on deals of crack and heroin remanded in custody - The Irish Times

Mon, 2019-07-15 08:26
Man found sleeping on deals of crack and heroin remanded in custody  The Irish Times

Dubliner Damien Gray (35) pleads guilty to having drugs worth €6000 for sale.

Man to be sentenced for possession of heroin valued at €1.25 million - The Irish Times

Mon, 2019-07-15 08:03
Man to be sentenced for possession of heroin valued at €1.25 million  The Irish Times

Michael Brady (54) found with drugs at apartment in Co Kildare in January 2017.

Man found guilty of possessing heroin found in base of bed and worth over €1.25m - BreakingNews.ie

Mon, 2019-07-15 07:29
Man found guilty of possessing heroin found in base of bed and worth over €1.25m  BreakingNews.ie

Michael Brady, 54, with an address in south Dublin, was found guilty in June of possessing the drugs at an apartment at Sallins Bridge, in Sallins, Naas, Co ...

How Karen Hacker worked to resuscitate the Allegheny County Health Department - PublicSource

Mon, 2019-07-15 04:30
How Karen Hacker worked to resuscitate the Allegheny County Health Department  PublicSource

As her tenure comes to an end, a review of the director's efforts to address air quality, opioids and lead while facing political pressure, legal limits and ...

Calls for women-only addiction treatment centre in Limerick - Limerick Leader

Mon, 2019-07-15 01:07
Calls for women-only addiction treatment centre in Limerick  Limerick Leader

THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to foot a €1.6m bill for a new drug treatment centre for women in Limerick due a surge in demand in the Mid-West region. ...

How exercise is helping extreme athletes and others in Colorado battle addiction - The Colorado Sun

Sun, 2019-07-14 23:05
How exercise is helping extreme athletes and others in Colorado battle addiction  The Colorado Sun

She looked in a mirror and saw purple dashes under her bulging, red eyes, a face painted white, black lipstick and a sad, tired expression that wondered when ...

Availability: Drug abuse thriving in Appalachia | News, Sports, Jobs - SalemNews.net

Sun, 2019-07-14 22:16
Availability: Drug abuse thriving in Appalachia | News, Sports, Jobs  SalemNews.net

Heroin and opioids contributed to 'significant increase' of workplace overdose deaths: NIOSH.” “Working Toward Recovery: Ohio Town Fights Addiction.

Fifteen children under five poisoned by heroin and ecstasy - The Irish Times

Sun, 2019-07-14 17:41
Fifteen children under five poisoned by heroin and ecstasy  The Irish Times

Most common cause of narcotic poisoning among youngsters under 13 is methadone.

West Virginia woman shares her story of addiction and recovery - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Sun, 2019-07-14 10:07
West Virginia woman shares her story of addiction and recovery  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

A woman recounts her story of being addicted to opioids.

Alcohol and chefs: a real kitchen nightmare | Society - The Guardian

Sun, 2019-07-14 05:00
Alcohol and chefs: a real kitchen nightmare | Society  The Guardian

For Craig Strippel, the stress of being a chef was cushioned by drink and drugs. Here, he talks about his recovery from a problem that plagues the restaurant ...

Former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession - The Washington Post

Fri, 2019-07-12 20:33
Former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession  The Washington Post

Legendary MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested and charged with third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug ...

Retired Mets All-Star Dwight 'Doc' Gooden Busted for Cocaine Possession in New Jersey, Felony Complaint Alleges - NBC Chicago

Fri, 2019-07-12 13:26
Retired Mets All-Star Dwight 'Doc' Gooden Busted for Cocaine Possession in New Jersey, Felony Complaint Alleges  NBC Chicago

Retired Mets All-Star pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden faces drug charges after he was caught with suspected cocaine in New Jersey last month, according to a ...

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 ...

Scots cocaine deaths quadruple in three years - The Christian Institute

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 ...

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

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.