Cocaine Addiction

Ex-convict credits Gil Brandt for getting life on track - NFL.com

Mon, 2019-07-29 08:24
Ex-convict credits Gil Brandt for getting life on track  NFL.com

Gil Brandt gets enshrined in Canton this week, but the players he discovered with the Cowboys, including one who wrote him letters from prison 35 years ago, ...

Ex-convict credits Gil Brandt for getting life on track - NFL.com

Mon, 2019-07-29 08:24
Ex-convict credits Gil Brandt for getting life on track  NFL.com

Gil Brandt gets enshrined in Canton this week, but the players he discovered with the Cowboys, including one who wrote him letters from prison 35 years ago, ...

Ex-convict credits Gil Brandt for getting life on track - NFL.com

Mon, 2019-07-29 08:24
Ex-convict credits Gil Brandt for getting life on track  NFL.com

Gil Brandt gets enshrined in Canton this week, but the players he discovered with the Cowboys, including one who wrote him letters from prison 35 years ago, ...

How Opioid Courts Can Help Addicts Begin the 'Long Road to Recovery' - Crime Report

Mon, 2019-07-29 06:00
How Opioid Courts Can Help Addicts Begin the 'Long Road to Recovery'  Crime Report

Suspending prosecution and making an early assessment of the treatment needs of substance abusers are among the critical measures for success in ...

Blocking dopamine weakens effects of cocaine - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2019-07-29 01:00
Blocking dopamine weakens effects of cocaine  Medical Xpress

Blocking dopamine receptors in different regions of the amygdala reduces drug seeking and taking behavior with varying longevity, according to research in rats ...

New Toxic Chemicals Are Starting To Contaminate Cocaine In The US - BuzzFeed News

Mon, 2019-07-29 01:00
New Toxic Chemicals Are Starting To Contaminate Cocaine In The US  BuzzFeed News

A hidden epidemic of chronic disease — organ failure, leaky blood vessels, and “flesh eating” infections — might threaten cocaine and meth users in coming ...

In slums of Buenos Aires, separation of church and state is a sham - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Sun, 2019-07-28 23:56
In slums of Buenos Aires, separation of church and state is a sham  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

[Editor's note: This is the third part of a series on the villero priests, a group of close to 40 priests who live and work in Buenos Aires's slums, exploring their work, ...

Pragmatic approach to tackling drug addiction needed - The Irish Times

Sun, 2019-07-28 23:20
Pragmatic approach to tackling drug addiction needed  The Irish Times

Refusal of permission for safer injecting facility highlights lack of political will.

How an early Biden crime bill created the sentencing disparity for crack and cocaine trafficking - The Washington Post

Sun, 2019-07-28 17:42
How an early Biden crime bill created the sentencing disparity for crack and cocaine trafficking  The Washington Post

The new form of cocaine was called crack, and by the summer of 1986 it was fueling fears of a drug epidemic. Mayors pleaded for federal help to protect ...

In ‘Idiot Wind,’ a Lost Soul Finds His Way Home - The New York Times

Sun, 2019-07-28 03:01
In ‘Idiot Wind,’ a Lost Soul Finds His Way Home  The New York Times

“Once the last bridge is burnt, every addict becomes an island, no matter what John Donne says,” Peter Kaldheim writes in his new memoir, “Idiot Wind.” It was in ...

'It wasn't nice to come off of': Recovering meth addict speaks out to break stigma - CBC.ca

Sat, 2019-07-27 02:00
'It wasn't nice to come off of': Recovering meth addict speaks out to break stigma  CBC.ca

One recovering meth addict in Windsor is sharing her story to help break the stigma of meth users. The first time Breanna Pomeroy used meth, she wasn't even ...

Judith Grisel interview: what drugs really do to your brain - The Times

Fri, 2019-07-26 17:01
Judith Grisel interview: what drugs really do to your brain  The Times

Who better to understand addiction than a former addict turned top scientist? Judith Grisel was 13 when she began dabbling in alcohol and drugs. By 23, she ...

Judith Grisel interview: what drugs really do to your brain - The Times

Fri, 2019-07-26 17:01
Judith Grisel interview: what drugs really do to your brain  The Times

For ten years I sought any opportunity to use mind-altering drugs and paid any cost. Whether with or without a job, a home or other conventional resources, ...

16 sentenced after south-east England 'county lines' drug sting - The Guardian

Fri, 2019-07-26 11:11
16 sentenced after south-east England 'county lines' drug sting  The Guardian

Sixteen people have received prison sentences for transporting and selling class A drugs as part of a “county lines” operation in south-east England.

A More Accurate, Cheaper, Faster Microbiome Preparation Method: Application to Study the Microbiome in Cocaine Addiction - Technology Networks

Fri, 2019-07-26 03:17
A More Accurate, Cheaper, Faster Microbiome Preparation Method: Application to Study the Microbiome in Cocaine Addiction  Technology Networks

Next-generation sequencing technology has driven the rapid advancement of human microbiome studies by enabling community-level sequence profiling of ...

Businessman's mind was 'taken over by drugs' when he was found with 23 deals of crack cocaine, court hears - Independent.ie

Fri, 2019-07-26 00:05
Businessman's mind was 'taken over by drugs' when he was found with 23 deals of crack cocaine, court hears  Independent.ie

A BUSINESSMAN'S mind had been “taken over by drugs” when he was found in possession of 23 deals of crack cocaine, a court has heard.

Gardaí seize crack cocaine in Galway City - Connacht Tribune Group

Fri, 2019-07-26 00:00
Gardaí seize crack cocaine in Galway City  Connacht Tribune Group

Galway City Tribune – There's a new arrival on the local drugs scene – the highly-addictive crack cocaine – which is a cause of 'serious concern' to Galway's top ...

2 Brothers, Same Crime. Why One Got Out First - The New York Times

Wed, 2019-07-24 19:15
2 Brothers, Same Crime. Why One Got Out First  The New York Times

A patchwork of attempts to roll back mass incarceration and harsh sentences for crack cocaine resulted in a reunion after 13 years.