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Spokane County ex-public defender accused of meth use represented hundreds of clients - The Spokesman-Review

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The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County ex-public defender accused of meth use represented hundreds of clients
The Spokesman-Review
But friends and coworkers say from at least the summer of 2016 through January 2017 – all while she was representing hundreds of low-level criminals in Spokane County – Allen-Grant was using meth. It was a few months after her first arrest that signs ...

Recreational marijuana sales - Yakima Herald-Republic

Sun, 2018-01-21 00:05

Recreational marijuana sales
Yakima Herald-Republic
Doctors tell us that addictive THC sold in today's product is far more potent than in the past, not regulated, and addiction is prevalent in youth who smoke it, as their brains are not fully developed. Youth workers tell us that in the past, juveniles ...

Summit County enters new phase of opioid crisis: Deaths decline, but unknown dangers lurk - Akron Beacon Journal

Sat, 2018-01-20 19:22

Summit County enters new phase of opioid crisis: Deaths decline, but unknown dangers lurk
Akron Beacon Journal
Yet the executive director of the county's Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board Jerry Craig isn't sure whether the downward trend will continue. “We're entering a new phase,” Craig said. Over the past 40 years, Summit County, like ...

Joining forces to fight meth fallout | Stuff.co.nz - Independent Community Newspaper

Sat, 2018-01-20 12:03

Independent Community Newspaper

Joining forces to fight meth fallout | Stuff.co.nz
Independent Community Newspaper
More methamphetamine is being discovered in the Nelson region, fuelling all kinds of problems. Katy Jones spoke to those dealing with the health fallout. There are no shortage of meth users in the Nelson area, Peter Dawson says. The problem prompted ...

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Drug warning: Champion wrestler shares story of addiction, prison and recovery with Warsaw students - The Daily News Online

Sat, 2018-01-20 04:15

Drug warning: Champion wrestler shares story of addiction, prison and recovery with Warsaw students
The Daily News Online
WARSAW — As a high school senior in 1989, Richard Jensen had a promising college wrestling career ahead of him. Instead of accepting a scholarship, continuing his education and pursuing his dreams of being a teacher and coach, Jensen got hooked on ...

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Pickens Co. clinic asking for people with methamphetamine addiction to participate in treatment study - WSPA.com

Fri, 2018-01-19 21:39

WSPA.com

Pickens Co. clinic asking for people with methamphetamine addiction to participate in treatment study
WSPA.com
PICKENS Co., SC – Researchers at a clinic in Pickens County are looking for adults who struggle with methamphetamine addiction to participate in a clinical study. The purpose of the study is to test two medications as a possible treatment for meth. “We ...

Phoenix mother gets 20 years for giving fatal meth dose to toddler - AZCentral.com

Fri, 2018-01-19 16:53

AZCentral.com

Phoenix mother gets 20 years for giving fatal meth dose to toddler
AZCentral.com
Natalie Russell, 30, of Phoenix, who was sentenced for second-degree murder, tried to hold back tears as she spoke during her sentencing before Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville on Friday. The woman admitted that she had made a lot ...

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Montana Attorney Moves to Prosecute Women Who Use Drugs and Alcohol During Pregnancy - Undark Magazine

Fri, 2018-01-19 04:05

Montana Attorney Moves to Prosecute Women Who Use Drugs and Alcohol During Pregnancy
Undark Magazine
“You've got a potential generation of young folks that are going to have disability because of the prevalence of meth addiction, alcoholism, and other types of drug addiction. I don't think it's worth the risk.” Harris has urged other prosecutors ...

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EXCLUSIVE: 'If I can kick the habit you can too': Party girl infamous for having meth in her bra is behind bars on ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2018-01-18 23:52

EXCLUSIVE: 'If I can kick the habit you can too': Party girl infamous for having meth in her bra is behind bars on ...
Daily Mail
A Sydney party girl who promised to go straight after becoming notorious for keeping meth in her bra is behind bars on drug and theft charges. Amanda Arbib, who narrowly escaped prison last year, was arrested early on Friday morning and charged with ...

Man granted drug court after positive meth test - The Record-Courier

Thu, 2018-01-18 20:22

The Record-Courier

Man granted drug court after positive meth test
The Record-Courier
Liedlich was placed in handcuffs. On scene, deputies found two bags with heroin residue and a pipe with methamphetamine residue. The bags and substances weighed 0.96 grams. "I made a poor choice to relapse," Liedlich said. Young reinstated Liedlich's ...

What happens when you become addicted to meth | Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 2018-01-17 22:48

Stuff.co.nz

What happens when you become addicted to meth | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz
Methamphetamine is structurally similar to the brain's "pleasure chemical", dopamine, so it has a direct line to the pleasure centres - at first. This is what makes addiction hard to kick. (File photo.) The long-term effects on the brain after taking ...

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Placing blame for priest's kiddie porn, meth addictions - Belleville News-Democrat

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:32

Belleville News-Democrat

Placing blame for priest's kiddie porn, meth addictions
Belleville News-Democrat
You can expect his friend of 40 years to defend the former priest and seek someone else to blame for his porn and meth addictions. You can expect that he would not admit, even to his closest friend, a sexual attraction to children. But you cannot ...

Schimel talks meth with county leaders - CW Media

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:19

Schimel talks meth with county leaders
CW Media
About 20 area law enforcement, local government, and business leaders gathered at the Taylor County fairgrounds on Jan. 10 for a roundtable discussion with Wisconsin attorney general Brad Schimel. Drugs and the impact to the community was at the core ...

UF: Breaking the cycle of meth addiction - Port St. Joe Star

Wed, 2018-01-17 07:30

Port St. Joe Star

UF: Breaking the cycle of meth addiction
Port St. Joe Star
University of Florida neuroscientists have identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines, a finding that holds the potential to break the cycle of addiction for ...

Ex-criminal defense attorney arrested for selling meth to police informant in Manchester - The Union Leader

Tue, 2018-01-16 12:56

The Union Leader

Ex-criminal defense attorney arrested for selling meth to police informant in Manchester
The Union Leader
Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the TownePlace Suites Hotel on Huse Road in Manchester, said Hillsborough County Sheriff Lt. Brian Newcombe. He was also charged with a ...

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Former lawyer caught in meth net - The Union Leader

Mon, 2018-01-15 22:27

The Union Leader

Former lawyer caught in meth net
The Union Leader
Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the TownePlace Suites Hotel on Huse Road in Manchester, said Hillsborough County Sheriff Lt. Brian Newcombe. He was also charged with a ...

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Meth crisis rocks Wis. - Winona Post > Article - Winona Post

Mon, 2018-01-15 08:54

Meth crisis rocks Wis. - Winona Post > Article
Winona Post
Methamphetamine kills. It destroys families. It harms children. It's one of the hardest drugs to kick, and its rising use in the region, including Western Wisconsin, is overwhelming law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and health and human services ...

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A cry for help transforms drug-addicted mom - Virgin Islands Daily News

Sat, 2018-01-13 01:07

Virgin Islands Daily News

A cry for help transforms drug-addicted mom
Virgin Islands Daily News
Meth became her drug of choice at 13. “My best friend's mom was a drug dealer,” Alisha said about the girl whose mother supplied meth in exchange for endless baby-sitting. “So easy. She got us right where she wanted us,” referring to the long hours she ...

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Canyon County Has High Demand for Domestic Violence Services - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 2018-01-13 01:01

Canyon County Has High Demand for Domestic Violence Services
U.S. News & World Report
Canyon County Has High Demand for Domestic Violence Services. After spending most of her life in a cycle of domestic violence and meth addiction, Selina Chocktoot finally realized she wanted to seek help while she was rebelling in drug court. Jan. 13 ...