Meth Addiction

What is driving Nigeria’s growing meth market? - Daily Maverick

Tue, 2019-09-10 05:30
What is driving Nigeria’s growing meth market?  Daily Maverick

Despite government efforts to contain production, the methamphetamine problem is expanding. Mouhamadou Kane for ISS TODAY.

As Colorado's Meth Crisis Continues To Grow, Doctors Try Medication To Treat Addiction - Colorado Public Radio

Tue, 2019-09-10 01:00
As Colorado's Meth Crisis Continues To Grow, Doctors Try Medication To Treat Addiction  Colorado Public Radio

Medication-assisted treatment is standard care for people addicted to opioids, but practitioners are only just starting to use it for methamphetamine.

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Mandarin

Mon, 2019-09-09 22:37
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Mandarin

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

Vermont sees increase in stimulants, prescription drug use - Valley News

Mon, 2019-09-09 19:52
Vermont sees increase in stimulants, prescription drug use  Valley News

MONTPELIER — Vermont is seeing a spike in stimulant drug abuse and prescription use, a trend that has policymakers and officials worried that the state soon ...

Overdose deaths declined throughout state in 2018, but increased in two NCWV counties - WDTV

Mon, 2019-09-09 16:46
Overdose deaths declined throughout state in 2018, but increased in two NCWV counties  WDTV

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Overdose deaths in West Virginia have steadily increased since 2014. But according to new data from the West Virginia ...

Synthetic cannabis use blamed for more than 70 deaths in two years - TVNZ

Mon, 2019-09-09 13:07
Synthetic cannabis use blamed for more than 70 deaths in two years  TVNZ

Twenty-four people have died as a result of the drug since June 2017, and another 50 cases are likely linked.

The Coalition want to drug test welfare recipients. Here's why experts think it's a bad idea - The Guardian

Mon, 2019-09-09 12:00
The Coalition want to drug test welfare recipients. Here's why experts think it's a bad idea  The Guardian

Critics have slammed plans to drug test those on Newstart. But what does the scheme involve? And what does the evidence say?

Meth in the Miami Valley: Users are violent, paranoid, psychotic - Dayton Daily News

Mon, 2019-09-09 05:57
Meth in the Miami Valley: Users are violent, paranoid, psychotic  Dayton Daily News

Before he allegedly went on a deadly crime spree, Raymond Walters may have been using methamphetamine and displayed paranoid, delusional and erratic ...

Tackle the epidemic, not the opioids - Nature.com

Mon, 2019-09-09 05:01
Tackle the epidemic, not the opioids  Nature.com

Unless attention turns to what leads to addiction and overdose, treatment will always be out of date, says Judith Feinberg.

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead - The Conversation AU

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:41
New law gives NZ police discretion not to prosecute drug users, but to offer addiction support instead  The Conversation AU

New Zealand passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment into law last month, giving police discretion to take a health-centred approach rather than prosecuting ...

Influential senator wants Australian lawmakers drug tested - Washington Post

Sun, 2019-09-08 22:17
Influential senator wants Australian lawmakers drug tested  Washington Post

A key unaligned senator says she will support laws that would force Australia's jobless to undergo drug tests in return for welfare checks if lawmakers are ...

More heartbreak for mom of missing teen - KIIITV.com

Sun, 2019-09-08 18:23
More heartbreak for mom of missing teen  KIIITV.com

The mother said her daughter took off after receiving treatment and is still missing.

Users say Saskatoon's supervised consumption site will reduce harm, stress for people who use drugs - CBC.ca

Sat, 2019-09-07 06:00
Users say Saskatoon's supervised consumption site will reduce harm, stress for people who use drugs  CBC.ca

Some drug users in Saskatoon say a new safe consumption site approved for the city will make a difference in the lives of many, as it will help prevent the spread ...

This Man Found His Husband Dead In A London Park And Is Fighting To Learn The Truth About What Happened - BuzzFeed

Sat, 2019-09-07 02:33
This Man Found His Husband Dead In A London Park And Is Fighting To Learn The Truth About What Happened  BuzzFeed

Ashley Chaplin's discovery turned into a mystery. Here, he tells BuzzFeed News of the questions still remaining and asks whether the police understand what ...