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Mexico Navy Says Finds 50 Tons of Meth in Mountain Lab - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 2018-08-17 19:18

U.S. News & World Report

Mexico Navy Says Finds 50 Tons of Meth in Mountain Lab
U.S. News & World Report
Mexico is a major supplier of methamphetamine to the United States and it the top source of heroin, which is fueling a surge in opioid addiction. The country is also the principal highway for cocaine trafficked north. Sinaloa is the seat of the ...
Mexico's Marines Finds 10000 Lbs. Of Crystal Meth In Mountain LabThe Source

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Sanford duo accused of delivering meth to doughnut shop - Bangor Daily News

Fri, 2018-08-17 15:17

Bangor Daily News

Sanford duo accused of delivering meth to doughnut shop
Bangor Daily News
Thursday, police say 25-year-old Brittany Avanzato and 30-year-old Christopher Rock were delivering 6.5 grams of meth at a Biddeford doughnut shop. [VIDEO: Woman describes her struggle with meth addiction]. Police say they also found 1.2 grams of ...

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Gazette opinion: Taking aim against meth, violence in Yellowstone County - Billings Gazette

Fri, 2018-08-17 06:10

Billings Gazette

Gazette opinion: Taking aim against meth, violence in Yellowstone County
Billings Gazette
Members of the recently formed Substance Abuse Connect aim to reduce the methamphetamine crisis and the serious lack of safe, affordable housing that have trapped so many individuals and families in cycles of addiction, unemployment, poverty, crime, ...

Stop rise of meth - Nashua Telegraph

Thu, 2018-08-16 22:06

Stop rise of meth
Nashua Telegraph
Tens of millions of dollars worth of federal money are on the way to New Hampshire to battle the ongoing opioid epidemic. Because the Granite State continues struggling to reduce addiction to heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, hydrocodone, oxycodone and ...

Annual opiate roundtable discusses issues, solutions of addiction - Chillicothe Gazette

Thu, 2018-08-16 09:38

Chillicothe Gazette

Annual opiate roundtable discusses issues, solutions of addiction
Chillicothe Gazette
LANCASTER - Officials across multiple Ohio counties gathered in Lancaster on Wednesday morning to discuss a variety of issues and struggles surrounding addiction. The sixth annual Opiate Roundtable, hosted by Congressman Steve Stivers, is designed ...

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Two weeks sober: a recovering addict works to rebuild - Minnesota Public Radio News

Thu, 2018-08-16 03:08

Minnesota Public Radio News

Two weeks sober: a recovering addict works to rebuild
Minnesota Public Radio News
Six years ago, LaPointe used methamphetamine to kick her oxy addiction. It was cheaper, easier to get, and she loved the feeling. "It's like a hyperactive kid," she said. "You know how they're just bouncing off the wall? Energy! Nonstop. Full force ...

Wasp killer mixed with meth possible drug fad - Record-Courier

Wed, 2018-08-15 18:48

Record-Courier

Wasp killer mixed with meth possible drug fad
Record-Courier
“It is used by crystallizing wasp killer and combining it with meth,” said Inspector Bill Holland of the Summit County Sheriff's Office. “Obviously, these ... “Every county has agencies that can help with overcoming the addiction. Please call for help ...

A year after Operation Rio Grande, one man has kicked his meth and heroin addictions and landed a full time job - fox13now.com

Wed, 2018-08-15 17:55

fox13now.com

A year after Operation Rio Grande, one man has kicked his meth and heroin addictions and landed a full time job
fox13now.com
“It just escalated to the point of the needle, heroin and meth," Henry said. "Once you reach that point it's like you don't care about anything else but that next high." Henry lost everything to his addiction; his wife, his kids, his job and his home ...

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Meth addiction crisis demands attention - Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Wed, 2018-08-15 08:10

Meth addiction crisis demands attention
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
A troubling report by the Center for Rural Policy and Development showed that the number of people treated for meth addiction rose 25 percent in 2016, to 7,664. It's also startling that the outstate number is much higher than the 4,386 people in the ...

First year of Operation Rio Grande marked by successes and challenges - Good4Utah

Tue, 2018-08-14 22:31

Good4Utah

First year of Operation Rio Grande marked by successes and challenges
Good4Utah
Leaders highlighted the success of the operation with 40-year-old Amy Daeschel. She had been living on the streets for two years suffering from heroin and meth addiction. Deschel had a "normal" life with a family until becoming addicted to pain killers ...

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N4T Investigators: Meth menace grows in shadow of opioid crisis - KVOA Tucson News

Tue, 2018-08-14 22:10

KVOA Tucson News

N4T Investigators: Meth menace grows in shadow of opioid crisis
KVOA Tucson News
However, experts say methamphetamine and the destruction it causes shows no sign of letting up. In fact they say, the situation has only gotten worse. For former addict, Benjamin Hanis, methamphetamine and other drugs were his way of dealing with life ...

Changing trends: Meth labs dramatically decline, but meth arrests are up - WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Tue, 2018-08-14 16:23

WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Changing trends: Meth labs dramatically decline, but meth arrests are up
WJHL-TV News Channel 11
It's a miracle that I'm free," said Marley Scalf, former a meth addict. She has her counselor's certificate and she's happily married. But 6 years ago her life looked very different. "Whenever I was 18, I was a full-blown meth addict. I put a needle in ...

Mixed results for Operation Rio Grande's impact on addiction - Good4Utah

Mon, 2018-08-13 23:04

Good4Utah

Mixed results for Operation Rio Grande's impact on addiction
Good4Utah
Sid was another man we talked with who is currently addicted to meth and heroin. He's been through addiction treatment several times but said nothing has really worked. At times he's also waited months on a waiting list and knows how hard it can be to ...

Task force: Central Ohio meth busts on the rise - NBC4i.com

Mon, 2018-08-13 15:39

NBC4i.com

Task force: Central Ohio meth busts on the rise
NBC4i.com
Chief Deputy Minerd added those drug dealers watched trends of addicts, then played on their addiction. Now Ohio has been flooded with another drug which makes it more difficult for a true addict to ignore. "We're doing a good job across the board in ...

Police keeping watch on rise of meth in NH - Concord Monitor

Mon, 2018-08-13 13:45

Concord Monitor

Police keeping watch on rise of meth in NH
Concord Monitor
Dean LeMire, an assistant project director for the Statewide Peer Recovery Support Services Facilitating Organization at Harbor Homes, said meth's presence has risen dramatically among those with addiction in Strafford County. He said the drug had a ...

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Police Keeping Watch on Rise of Meth in New Hampshire - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 2018-08-13 12:00

U.S. News & World Report

Police Keeping Watch on Rise of Meth in New Hampshire
U.S. News & World Report
Dean Lemire, an assistant project director for the Statewide Peer Recovery Support Services Facilitating Organization at Harbor Homes, said meth's presence has risen dramatically among those with addiction in Strafford County. He said the drug had a ...

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Myanmar's Meth Menace - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 2018-08-13 09:31

U.S. News & World Report

Myanmar's Meth Menace
U.S. News & World Report
By last year, however, she says she was so addicted that she was popping up to 30 pills a day, mainly to keep her going on nights out. At about$2 a tablet, she was spending $60 a day on her addiction, and was struggling financially. Her family was also ...

Meth use on the rise as addicts try to get off heroin - WKBN.com

Mon, 2018-08-13 07:52

WKBN.com

Meth use on the rise as addicts try to get off heroin
WKBN.com
(WCMH) - After millions of dollars have been poured into the opioid epidemic, now many addicts are are going to a drug some have never used before. "People have switched over to meth so we've seen an increase in meth usage," said Jody Walker, who is ...

Police keeping watch on rise of meth - Foster's Daily Democrat

Sun, 2018-08-12 01:20

Foster's Daily Democrat

Police keeping watch on rise of meth
Foster's Daily Democrat
Dean Lemire, an assistant project director for the Statewide Peer Recovery Support Services Facilitating Organization at Harbor Homes, said meth's presence has risen dramatically among those with addiction in Strafford County. He said the drug had a ...

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Into the Depths of Meth: Coweta County's ongoing battle - Newnan Times-Herald

Sat, 2018-08-11 23:30

Newnan Times-Herald

Into the Depths of Meth: Coweta County's ongoing battle
Newnan Times-Herald
And those who are currently battling opioid addiction are not immune to meth abuse. Addicts using the opiate-blocking Vivitrol can still get a high from meth, and often use the two drugs together to "speedball” in an attempt to balance each other out ...