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Hopper Penn arrested in Nebraska for drug possession - CBS News

Fri, 2018-04-06 11:19

CBS News

Hopper Penn arrested in Nebraska for drug possession
CBS News
Hopper Penn, the son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, was arrested and charged with possession of drugs in Nebraska. The 24-year-old actor was traveling with his girlfriend, 26-year-old actress Uma Von Wittkamp. A Nebraska State Patrol ...
Sean Penn's Son Hopper Arrested for Alleged Drug Possession: MugshotEntertainment Tonight
Sean Penn and Robin Wright's son Hopper arrested for alleged drug possessionNicki Swift
Sean Penn's Son Released From Jail On $25000 Bail After Drug Possession ArrestRadar Online
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Shelter dealt with increase in meth addiction issues - Brandon Sun

Thu, 2018-04-05 22:57

Shelter dealt with increase in meth addiction issues
Brandon Sun
Samaritan House Ministries executive director Thea Dennis, pictured in the Safe and Warm Shelter before it opened for the season in November, expressed gratitude to all who made the shelter possible. Brandon's emergency homeless shelter had to add ...

CPD nabs 2 with meth - Coldwater Daily Reporter

Thu, 2018-04-05 08:53

Coldwater Daily Reporter

CPD nabs 2 with meth
Coldwater Daily Reporter
COLDWATER — Coldwater Police arrested two men, Harold Harter, 42, and Aaron Allen, 26, for meth possession after separate calls about unusual activity. Harter, of Athens, was arrested Monday night after a women called officers to report that her ...

Muncie couple uses their story of addiction and recovery to help others - Ball State Daily News (press release)

Thu, 2018-04-05 08:13

Ball State Daily News (press release)

Muncie couple uses their story of addiction and recovery to help others
Ball State Daily News (press release)
Cell Fleming rarely left her bedroom in 2014. Her once beautiful Muncie family home transformed into a trap house — no electricity, gas or running water. Scarce remains of food were all that filled the kitchen. But she had methamphetamine, opioids and ...

Opioids And Weed Make Headlines In Colorado, But Meth Ruins More And More Lives - Colorado Public Radio

Thu, 2018-04-05 07:00

Colorado Public Radio

Opioids And Weed Make Headlines In Colorado, But Meth Ruins More And More Lives
Colorado Public Radio
Still, director Denise Vincioni worries about the impact of this latest meth surge. Those dependent on more than one drug are that much harder to treat, limiting chances of “continued sustained recovery.” Her facility is outpatient and many clients ...

MLA calls on province to help Island Lake members struggling with meth addiction after summer fire evacuations - CBC.ca

Wed, 2018-04-04 20:41

CBC.ca

MLA calls on province to help Island Lake members struggling with meth addiction after summer fire evacuations
CBC.ca
Manitoba Liberal MLA Judy Klassen says many people in Manitoba's Island Lake communities, where she is originally from, are dealing with addiction to meth after becoming hooked on the drug when wildfires forced them to evacuate to Winnipeg last summer ...
MLA calls on province to help Island Lake members struggling with ...Yahoo News Canada (blog)

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140 Pounds Of Meth Seized From Ohio Warehouse - WFMYNews2.com

Wed, 2018-04-04 19:52

140 Pounds Of Meth Seized From Ohio Warehouse
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During the second search, an additional 60 pounds of liquid meth were discovered. “Although we in Northeast Ohio are far from the border, these cases demonstrate that the threat posed by Mexican criminal organizations to our region is very real,” U.S ...

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Experts Warn of Emerging 'Stimulant Epidemic' - Medscape

Wed, 2018-04-04 15:23

Medscape

Experts Warn of Emerging 'Stimulant Epidemic'
Medscape
Medications like buprenorphine and methadone curb drug craving for people addicted to opioids. There are currently no similar medications to help curb the abuse of stimulants. The National Institute on Drug Abuse is working to develop medications for ...

Casper Woman Sentenced to Prison for Selling Methamphetamine - K2 Radio

Tue, 2018-04-03 14:55

K2 Radio

Casper Woman Sentenced to Prison for Selling Methamphetamine
K2 Radio
Cheney said Dorman entered treatment for substance abuse following her arrest, and has previously had periods of success in battling drug addiction. In her statement to the court, Dorman apologized to the community, the court and her family. She ...

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Experts Warn of Emerging 'Stimulant Epidemic' - WebMD - WebMD

Tue, 2018-04-03 14:41

WebMD

Experts Warn of Emerging 'Stimulant Epidemic' - WebMD
WebMD
April 3, 2018 -- With the nation still reeling from the opioid crisis, drug forecasting experts say a new wave of addiction is coming and the United States isn't ready for it. Abuse of stimulants like methamphetamine, cocaine, and even prescription ...

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Alleged meth lab busted in Allons - Overton County News

Tue, 2018-04-03 13:48

Alleged meth lab busted in Allons
Overton County News
Meth labs have been less common in Overton County, according to Overton County Sheriff's Department, thanks in part to tighter monitoring of the sale of some common ingredients used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. In the last couple of years, it ...

140 pounds of meth seized from Boston Heights warehouse; believed to be largest bust in Ohio history - WKYC.com

Tue, 2018-04-03 12:23

WKYC.com

140 pounds of meth seized from Boston Heights warehouse; believed to be largest bust in Ohio history
WKYC.com
During the second search, an additional 60 pounds of liquid meth were discovered. “Although we in Northeast Ohio are far from the border, these cases demonstrate that the threat posed by Mexican criminal organizations to our region is very real,” U.S ...
Boston Heights: Authorities bust trio in what may be largest meth bust ever in OhioAkron Beacon Journal

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Laconia man pleads guilty to distribution of meth - The Union Leader

Tue, 2018-04-03 02:24

The Union Leader

Laconia man pleads guilty to distribution of meth
The Union Leader
A Belknap County grand jury indicted Dauphin in August 2015 for possession of less than one ounce of meth with intent to sell, subsequent offense; possession of five ounces or more of methamphetamine with intent to sell and possession of a gram or less ...
Laconia man pleads guilty to distributing methamphetamineWMUR Manchester

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Cleaveland: Meth fades from news, but remains a significant health risk - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mon, 2018-04-02 22:05

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cleaveland: Meth fades from news, but remains a significant health risk
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Behavioral changes may persist for years after usage is stopped. Overdose with MA is characterized by rapid and irregular pulse, high blood pressure, fever and extreme restlessness. Stroke and heart failure may result. Functional brain scans of addicts ...

Meth makes a comeback in the mountains - WLOS

Mon, 2018-04-02 20:16

WLOS

Meth makes a comeback in the mountains
WLOS
Hope Rx, Henderson County, is a prevention and support group that works primarily with people recovering from addiction to opioids, prescription medications. "We're just a broken world, and people are seeking ways to self-medicate themselves, that they ...

Meth ranks as region's toughest drug problem - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Mon, 2018-04-02 11:02

Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Meth ranks as region's toughest drug problem
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
Meth releases significantly higher levels of dopamine into the brain than cocaine and remains in the body longer, according to the National Institute for Drug Abuse. Elizabeth Fleming, site administrator for the Center for Specialized Addiction ...

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Pilot prison program helps Nevada inmates with education, new lives - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mon, 2018-04-02 00:38

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Pilot prison program helps Nevada inmates with education, new lives
Las Vegas Review-Journal
“I've been a hustler on the streets my whole life,” Caraballo said. “It's time to finally grow up.” The 35-year-old inmate at the High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs is one of 25 prisoners hoping education can give them new life after ...

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REPRESENTING YOU: Attacking opioid addiction on all fronts - The Times

Sun, 2018-04-01 13:25

REPRESENTING YOU: Attacking opioid addiction on all fronts
The Times
Opioids, both prescribed and taken illicitly, are the main causes of drug overdose deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists Indiana among the states with "significant increases in drug overdose death rates from 2015 to 2016." This ...

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Corrections trying something new to get through to meth addicted ... - TVNZ

Sun, 2018-04-01 01:20

Corrections trying something new to get through to meth addicted ...
TVNZ
A confronting one-man play was performed at Christchurch Men's Prison by an actor who has seen first-hand the damage caused by meth.

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Drug court can be godsend for many addicts - Kokomo Tribune

Sat, 2018-03-31 22:24

Drug court can be godsend for many addicts
Kokomo Tribune
“There has been a tremendous difference in the types of drugs people are addicted to,” he said. “When we started drug court, the hard drug of choice was cocaine or crack cocaine and we were dealing with cocaine addicts. Then methamphetamine started ...