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Meth is making a resurgence in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Wed, 2017-11-29 20:51

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Meth is making a resurgence in Iowa
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Iowa law enforcement agencies are witnessing a resurgence in methamphetamine seizures, one of the state's most problematic addictive drugs, about a decade after new laws first prompted a significant drop in seizures, state officials say, according to ...

New HBO Documentary Highlights Meth Addiction In Rural Arkansas - OzarksFirst.com

Tue, 2017-11-28 21:35

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New HBO Documentary Highlights Meth Addiction In Rural Arkansas
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PERRY COUNTY, Ark.(KARK) - A newly released HBO documentary highlights the issues of cartels flooding the US with methamphetamine. That leads families ...
'Meth Storm' Is A Humanizing Look At A National Problem | DeciderDecider

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Sunbury police: Suspected meth-making materials found inside backpack - Sunbury Daily Item

Tue, 2017-11-28 18:55

Sunbury police: Suspected meth-making materials found inside backpack
Sunbury Daily Item
Law enforcement across the Valley have acknowledged a spike in meth use and resulting arrests amid the ongoing heroin and opioid addiction epidemic. Police said the drug was a factor in a violent robbery of a Shamokin Dam coin shop in September.

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'Meth Storm' Is A Humanizing Look At A National Problem | Decider - Decider

Tue, 2017-11-28 10:01

Decider

'Meth Storm' Is A Humanizing Look At A National Problem | Decider
Decider
HBO's latest documentary is a gritty, sweeping, and depressing look at the meth addiction problem in Arkansas.

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How gene therapy can help fight methamphetamine addiction ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Tue, 2017-11-28 07:02

Genetic Literacy Project

How gene therapy can help fight methamphetamine addiction ...
Genetic Literacy Project
Gene therapy, which modifies a person's DNA, has long been thought of as a way to treat genetic diseases—and, more recently, cancer. But a team at the Univ.

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The LGBTQ community deals with staggering rates of drug addiction - WCPO

Tue, 2017-11-28 05:04

WCPO

The LGBTQ community deals with staggering rates of drug addiction
WCPO
COVINGTON, Ky. -- Terry Gay couldn't stand to stay in rehab another minute. He knew he needed help. He'd been a frequent drug user since the age of 15, when his coming-out was met with swift familial rejection and he tried crystal meth. Gay said he ...

New documentary explores how meth problem impacted Van Buren ... - THV 11

Mon, 2017-11-27 22:59

THV 11

New documentary explores how meth problem impacted Van Buren ...
THV 11
A new documentary called Meth Storm exposes the danger and viral spread of the drug by highlighting a family from Clinton. It aired for the first time Monday ...

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New HBO Documentary Highlights Meth Addiction In Rural Arkansas - KARK

Mon, 2017-11-27 22:37

KARK

New HBO Documentary Highlights Meth Addiction In Rural Arkansas
KARK
PERRY COUNTY, Ark. - A newly released HBO documentary highlights the issues of cartels flooding the US with methamphetamine. That leads families to deal with crippling addiction. It's no Hollywood tale, it's all based here in Arkansas. The film makers ...
New documentary explores how meth problem impacted Van Buren CountyTHV 11

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HBO Documentary 'Meth Storm' Explores Drug's Scourge In Rural ... - WPSU

Mon, 2017-11-27 21:55

WPSU

HBO Documentary 'Meth Storm' Explores Drug's Scourge In Rural ...
WPSU
The new documentary “Meth Storm” shows how a potent form of meth and a lack of economic opportunity are devastating a rural Arkansas community. The film.

Number of meth related cases skyrocketing in Trempealeau Co. - WEAU

Mon, 2017-11-27 18:36

WEAU

Number of meth related cases skyrocketing in Trempealeau Co.
WEAU
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the most effective treatment for meth addicts are behavioral therapies and contingency-management interventions. But getting treatment through the department of corrections has some strings attached to it.

Arkansas in spotlight on HBO in documentary on meth scourge - Arkansas Times (blog)

Mon, 2017-11-27 15:34

Arkansas Times (blog)

Arkansas in spotlight on HBO in documentary on meth scourge
Arkansas Times (blog)
Craig Renaud: "I think the film is as much about poverty in the state as it is about meth addiction. And you have this perfect storm of these large amounts of methamphetamine coming in, at the same time that you have a loss of job opportunities and not ...

HBO Documentary 'Meth Storm' Explores Drug's Scourge In Rural Arkansas - WBUR

Mon, 2017-11-27 09:41

WBUR

HBO Documentary 'Meth Storm' Explores Drug's Scourge In Rural Arkansas
WBUR
The new documentary "Meth Storm" shows how a potent form of meth and a lack of economic opportunity are devastating a rural Arkansas community. The film premieres Monday night on HBO. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with filmmakers Brent and Craig ...
'Meth Storm': HBO Doc Directors Talk Drugs in the SouthRollingStone.com

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The LGBTQ community deals with staggering rates of drug addiction. GLAST wants to change that. - WCPO

Mon, 2017-11-27 06:03

WCPO

The LGBTQ community deals with staggering rates of drug addiction. GLAST wants to change that.
WCPO
He'd been a frequent drug user since the age of 15, when his coming-out was met with swift familial rejection and his first boyfriend's mother introduced him to crystal meth. Gay spent years drifting along the East Coast in an amphetamine fugue ...

Meth into misdemeanors - Mail Tribune

Sun, 2017-11-26 03:01

Mail Tribune

Meth into misdemeanors
Mail Tribune
“Too often, individuals with addiction issues find their way to the doorstep of the criminal justice system when they are arrested for possession of a controlled substance,” Kevin Campbell, executive director of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police ...

Meth lab found in Sunbury — 3rd in 3 weeks - Sunbury Daily Item

Sat, 2017-11-25 14:20

Sunbury Daily Item

Meth lab found in Sunbury — 3rd in 3 weeks
Sunbury Daily Item
Law enforcement across the Valley acknowledge a spike in meth use and resulting arrests amid the ongoing heroin and opioid addiction epidemic. Police said the drug was a factor in a violent robbery of a Shamokin Dam coin shop in September. In late ...

Woman earned $3k pw but was 'chained to the meth pipe' - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 2017-11-24 16:43

New Zealand Herald

Woman earned $3k pw but was 'chained to the meth pipe'
New Zealand Herald
Moving away from Tauranga was the only way Alice could escape properly from the scene and she has now been clean for two years. "Being addicted to meth was like having a bicycle with training wheels on. You don't know what it is like to ride without them.

Shawn Jenkins: SQ 788 would fix a lot of Oklahoma's problems, so why won't the governor schedule a vote? - Tulsa World

Fri, 2017-11-24 00:10

Tulsa World

Shawn Jenkins: SQ 788 would fix a lot of Oklahoma's problems, so why won't the governor schedule a vote?
Tulsa World
To compound our state's current financial woes, we also have an incredible problem with meth and opioid addiction. Oklahoma ranks second in the nation for substance abuse, according to OK.gov. SQ 788 also addresses this issue, because the other 25 ...

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Thanksgiving dinner at Eugene Mission an occasion for gratitude, joy - The Register-Guard

Thu, 2017-11-23 20:01

The Register-Guard

Thanksgiving dinner at Eugene Mission an occasion for gratitude, joy
The Register-Guard
“I'm 11 years sober (after) a meth addiction,” Eck said proudly, as he stood in the large industrial kitchen wearing a black apron and chef's hat. Jack Tripp, the Eugene Mission's executive director, was standing beside Eck. Tripp said the staff at the ...

Adam Lind: Refusing Rehab For Meth Addiction? - The Hollywood ... - The Hollywood Gossip

Wed, 2017-11-22 12:40

The Hollywood Gossip

Adam Lind: Refusing Rehab For Meth Addiction? - The Hollywood ...
The Hollywood Gossip
Adam Lind has reportedly refused to check into rehab following an intervention. The Teen Mom 2 star recently tested positive for...

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Drug Addiction Could Be Cured With Gene Therapy - EconoTimes

Wed, 2017-11-22 00:54

Drug Addiction Could Be Cured With Gene Therapy
EconoTimes
The opioid addiction crisis gripping the U.S. is currently one of the biggest health issues plaguing the country. In many cases, opioid addicts turn to using heroin or methamphetamine in order to get high. In what could potentially be the biggest ...