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Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers - The Bellingham Herald

Mon, 2017-10-16 08:06

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers
The Bellingham Herald
Parental meth addiction can readily produce major problems involving child neglect, sometimes in horrendous fashion. Babies exposed to meth during pregnancy may be more likely to be born too early and too small. “ Meth-related prosecutions by the U.S. ...

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Sun Current | TCFF Spotlight: Addicted to Porn: Chasing the ... - Sun Focus

Sun, 2017-10-15 22:58

Sun Focus

Sun Current | TCFF Spotlight: Addicted to Porn: Chasing the ...
Sun Focus
Over the course of 11 days, October 18-28, film fans and filmmakers from across the country will descend upon the ShowPlace ICON Theatre at the Shops at ...

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TCFF Spotlight: Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly - The Sun Current

Sun, 2017-10-15 22:58

The Sun Current

TCFF Spotlight: Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly
The Sun Current
We highlight that by spending some time with a man and woman that used to be married and the marriage dissolved because of his addiction. We also have international interviews and an active female addict in the film, so you get a very broad spectrum of ...

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Police: Knoxville man charged with attempting to kill mother, meth dealing - Knoxville News Sentinel

Sun, 2017-10-15 15:30

Knoxville News Sentinel

Police: Knoxville man charged with attempting to kill mother, meth dealing
Knoxville News Sentinel
Ratliff sold meth to support his heroin addiction, his girlfriend told police after he overdosed on Oct. 6. Responding officers found a bag containing $2,350 in cash and four ounces of meth, according to an arrest warrant. Ratliff's girlfriend told ...

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Expert: Drugs lead to abuse, neglect of children - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Sun, 2017-10-15 10:08

Expert: Drugs lead to abuse, neglect of children
Plattsburgh Press Republican
Children growing up amidst alcohol, crack or meth addiction are more likely to be abused, and use of opiates leads to high neglect of children that can even start prenatally. Nerney showed attendees pictures of a normal infant's brain and one with ...

After abuse and addiction, a Casper shelter helps turn one woman's life around - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Sun, 2017-10-15 10:07

Casper Star-Tribune Online

After abuse and addiction, a Casper shelter helps turn one woman's life around
Casper Star-Tribune Online
A resident of the Wyoming Rescue Mission who asked to be identified as Jade sits in a living area Thursday in Casper. Jade left home at age 18 to live with her boyfriend, a 30-year-old who quickly got her addicted to meth and forced her into prostitution.

At 7, she attempted suicide. At 15, she ran away with drugs. Now, she has a second chance - Indianapolis Star

Sun, 2017-10-15 04:00

Indianapolis Star

At 7, she attempted suicide. At 15, she ran away with drugs. Now, she has a second chance
Indianapolis Star
As a police officer, Herrick saw firsthand how quickly playing with alcohol, marijuana, meth or opioids can turn into a life-ruining addiction. He felt Sophi had a better chance at Hope. There, she was required to join a 12-step program, keep a sponsor ...

Man sentenced to 6 years in prison for role in meth ring - SFGate

Sun, 2017-10-15 00:12

Man sentenced to 6 years in prison for role in meth ring
SFGate
Vickers said Johnson was a middleman in the meth operation who set up the deals. Vickers said his client didn't have money or drugs. Johnson told U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland he suffers from drug addiction and mesothelioma stemming from working ...

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Drug-masking agents show the extreme strength of addiction, officials say - Daily Globe

Fri, 2017-10-13 18:34

Daily Globe

Drug-masking agents show the extreme strength of addiction, officials say
Daily Globe
The increase use of methamphetamine in South Dakota and in Mitchell continues to be an issue law enforcement and court services must manage. When Senate Bill 70 passed in 2013, more non-violent drug offenders were sentenced to presumptive ...

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'6 Below' Tells The Tale Of Hockey Legend Eric LeMarque Surviving Meth And Near Death In The Sierras - Forbes

Fri, 2017-10-13 13:26

Forbes

'6 Below' Tells The Tale Of Hockey Legend Eric LeMarque Surviving Meth And Near Death In The Sierras
Forbes
In 6 Below, Hartnett plays the true story of Eric LeMarque, a former Olympic hockey player who later became addicted to methamphetamine. To its credit, the film does not focus on LeMarque's hockey career or his meth addiction, though both comprise ...

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Middleman in meth ring gets six years - Bismarck Tribune

Fri, 2017-10-13 12:12

Bismarck Tribune

Middleman in meth ring gets six years
Bismarck Tribune
When asked to speak, Johnson said he recognizes his age and health issues, including addiction and mesothelioma. "I feel I've got to take responsibility for my life, and I know I'm done and I don't want to die in prison," he told Hovland. Hovland and ...

'6 Below' Tells The Tale Of Hockey Legend Eric LeMarque Surviving Meth And Near Death In The Rockies - Forbes

Fri, 2017-10-13 08:48

Forbes

'6 Below' Tells The Tale Of Hockey Legend Eric LeMarque Surviving Meth And Near Death In The Rockies
Forbes
In 6 Below, Hartnett plays the true story of Eric LeMarque, a former Olympic hockey player who later became addicted to methamphetamine. To its credit, the film does not focus on LeMarque's hockey career or his meth addiction, though both comprise ...
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Once a drug-dealing addict, this Iowan will soon earn his diploma from Drake - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 2017-10-12 16:16

DesMoinesRegister.com

Once a drug-dealing addict, this Iowan will soon earn his diploma from Drake
DesMoinesRegister.com
He was hooked on meth and alcohol. He was dealing drugs. His family didn't want him around. Even his friends, themselves addicts and dealers, avoided him. In jail, he was taken to a room where he could call anyone he wanted: Family, friends, lawyers, ...

Beaver Dam man who lost everything to meth addiction gets 7 years prison - Madison.com

Thu, 2017-10-12 16:01

Madison.com

Beaver Dam man who lost everything to meth addiction gets 7 years prison
Madison.com
Michael Marks, 47, had two successful businesses including Marks Family Trucking Company and a local restaurant, but was introduced to methamphetamine by truckers several years ago and became addicted, his attorney, Anthony Cotton wrote the court.

Activists Pushing Investigation Into Gemmel Moore's Death Are Back in WeHo Next Week - WEHOville

Thu, 2017-10-12 12:46

WEHOville

Activists Pushing Investigation Into Gemmel Moore's Death Are Back in WeHo Next Week
WEHOville
“Slamming” refers to gay men injecting drugs such as crystal meth. Meth addiction is a major issue in the gay community. An investigation by WEHOville in September 2016 found that on an average weekday night as many as three drug dealers could be ...

Meth addiction leads to prison for Beaver Dam man - Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

Wed, 2017-10-11 15:32

Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

Meth addiction leads to prison for Beaver Dam man
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen
Michael Marks, 47, had two successful businesses including Marks Family Trucking Company and a local restaurant, but was introduced to methamphetamine by truckers several years ago and became addicted, his attorney, Anthony Cotton wrote the court.

Woman loses everything to meth addiction - Cassville Democrat

Wed, 2017-10-11 11:53

Cassville Democrat

Woman loses everything to meth addiction
Cassville Democrat
"You'd meet new people, they'd introduce new things, and I started using [oxycontin] with it," she said. "I was using pain pills and meth consistently. A lot of opiate addicts are that way. They'd give me tons of energy and wake me up." Writer said she ...

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Local News: Woman loses everything to meth addiction (10/11/17 ... - Monett Times

Wed, 2017-10-11 11:46

Monett Times

Local News: Woman loses everything to meth addiction (10/11/17 ...
Monett Times
Tracy Writer, left, and her recovery friend, Jacqueline McIntire, right, visit briefly prior to a Celebrate Recovery meeting in Cassville. Melonie ...

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Editorial: Nebraska's meth problem continues to vex us - Omaha World-Herald

Wed, 2017-10-11 00:03

Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: Nebraska's meth problem continues to vex us
Omaha World-Herald
Parental meth addiction can readily produce major problems involving child neglect, sometimes in horrendous fashion. Babies exposed to meth during pregnancy may be more likely to be born too early and too small. » Meth-related prosecutions by the U.S. ...

Carolyn Hax: Should addicted daughter be allowed to see her sons? - Washington Post

Tue, 2017-10-10 22:04

Washington Post

Carolyn Hax: Should addicted daughter be allowed to see her sons?
Washington Post
While I'm certain the boys love their mother and she loves her children, I can't dismiss all the damage she has done, which includes setting up a meth lab in our home and using meth when she was carrying her firstborn. I see her now as the boys ...

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