Cocaine Addiction

When opioid treatment isn't enough: Man still injected cocaine to 'feel something' - USA TODAY

Sun, 2019-09-15 07:01
When opioid treatment isn't enough: Man still injected cocaine to 'feel something'  USA TODAY

COVENTRY, RI — More than eight years into his opioid-addiction treatment, Paul Moore was shooting cocaine into his arms and legs up to 20 times a day so he ...

A Detox Drug Promises Miracles—If It Doesn't Kill You First - WIRED

Sun, 2019-09-15 05:00
A Detox Drug Promises Miracles—If It Doesn't Kill You First  WIRED

I'm not sure I've ever met an opioid user who didn't want to quit, and as an emergency room doctor, I've met a fair number of users. But the chemical need of the ...

Mardik Martin, Collaborator With Scorsese, Is Dead at 84 - The New York Times

Sun, 2019-09-15 01:00
Mardik Martin, Collaborator With Scorsese, Is Dead at 84  The New York Times

Mardik Martin, a screenwriter who collaborated with Martin Scorsese on films like “Raging Bull,” “New York, New York” and particularly Mr. Scorsese's ...

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly fentanyl empire - Washington Post

Sat, 2019-09-14 19:44
The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly fentanyl empire  Washington Post

The trial of a 29-year-old drug lord who managed to flood the country with a half-million fake oxycodone pills reveals the ease with which fentanyl now moves ...

Britain's opioid crisis: Doncaster, home town of One Direction star's overdose death sister, is capital of UK drug triangle - The Times

Sat, 2019-09-14 17:01
Britain's opioid crisis: Doncaster, home town of One Direction star's overdose death sister, is capital of UK drug triangle  The Times

The country's highest recorded levels of long-term prescriptions for opioid painkillers are for two towns and a borough within 20 miles of one another.Doncaster ...

'A stain you can't wash off': Legal hurdles make normal life impossible for former convicts - The Independent

Sat, 2019-09-14 17:00
'A stain you can't wash off': Legal hurdles make normal life impossible for former convicts  The Independent

He had spent 17 of his 46 years behind bars, locked in a pattern of addiction and crime that led to 16 prison terms. Now, Meko Lincoln pushes a cart of cleaning ...

Recover together! - The Hans India

Sat, 2019-09-14 11:52
Recover together!  The Hans India

Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequences. Youngsters are prone to ...

OPINION: The way forward with U.S. drug policy is to end drug prohibition - Indiana Daily Student

Fri, 2019-09-13 11:16
OPINION: The way forward with U.S. drug policy is to end drug prohibition  Indiana Daily Student

Contributing to “the new Jim Crow,” the war on drugs in the U.S. has been one of the country's greatest missteps in recent history. Billions of dollars have been ...

The Danger of Thinking We’re All ‘Addicted’ to Tech - WIRED

Fri, 2019-09-13 07:00
The Danger of Thinking We’re All ‘Addicted’ to Tech  WIRED

Does repeating a falsehood make it true? It seems so, at least when it comes to the myth that technology is addicting us all. While a reassessment of the role our ...

What is a 'safe supply' of drugs and how would it work? - CBC News

Fri, 2019-09-13 02:00
What is a 'safe supply' of drugs and how would it work?  CBC News

Federal and provincial governments agree the death toll from opioid overdoses amounts to a national health crisis. In British Columbia — where the situation ...

Ritalin: They Call It The College Drug - hotpress.com

Thu, 2019-09-12 05:12
Ritalin: They Call It The College Drug  hotpress.com

The controlled drug, Ritalin, may be sold 'under the desk' as some sort of magic pill which will come to your rescue when you're struggling with essays and e...

Settlement money won’t restore Ohio city upended by opioids - Washington Post

Wed, 2019-09-11 23:23
Settlement money won’t restore Ohio city upended by opioids  Washington Post

Public officials in Akron, Ohio, say no amount of money will restore the families and institutions that have been upended by the opioid crisis.

Sober and still cool: Celebrity chefs buck addiction to lead wellness movement - USA TODAY

Wed, 2019-09-11 07:01
Sober and still cool: Celebrity chefs buck addiction to lead wellness movement  USA TODAY

In a culture that's historically tolerated and even championed excess, some award-winning chefs spearhead their own movement: sobriety.

What Became Of Nuggets Star David Thompson After Injuries And Cocaine Derailed His Path To All-Time NBA Greatness - Colorado Public Radio

Wed, 2019-09-11 04:07
What Became Of Nuggets Star David Thompson After Injuries And Cocaine Derailed His Path To All-Time NBA Greatness  Colorado Public Radio

Before addiction sapped his ability, the Denver Nuggets basketball legend nicknamed “Skywalker,” David Thompson, helped us realize what was possible on ...

Teenagers as young as 13 'becoming addicted to cocaine' - RTE.ie

Wed, 2019-09-11 01:00
Teenagers as young as 13 'becoming addicted to cocaine'  RTE.ie

An addiction counsellor at the Cuan Mhuire addiction treatment centre in Bruree, Co Limerick, has warned of a surge in those seeking help with cocaine ...

House arrest for Corner Brook woman who stole from non-profit group - CBC.ca

Tue, 2019-09-10 11:02
House arrest for Corner Brook woman who stole from non-profit group  CBC.ca

The former director of the Corner Brook Downtown Business Association has been sentenced to a year of house arrest, for writing and cashing cheques to ...

DOJ Indicts 30 Members of International Drug Scheme - Addiction Center

Tue, 2019-09-10 09:46
DOJ Indicts 30 Members of International Drug Scheme  Addiction Center

The Justice Department has indicted thirty members of a scheme to distribute meth, cocaine, heroin, and Ecstasy in the U.S. and Canada.

Drug Dealer Charged in Connection with Death of Mac Miller - Addiction Center

Tue, 2019-09-10 09:21
Drug Dealer Charged in Connection with Death of Mac Miller  Addiction Center

Prosecutors have charged drug dealer Cameron James Pettit in connection with the overdose of rapper Mac Miller by supplying counterfiet Oxycodone pills.