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New Details About Fergie's Struggle With Meth Addiction And How She Had Chemically Induced Psychosis - YourTango

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-11 00:18

YourTango

New Details About Fergie's Struggle With Meth Addiction And How She Had Chemically Induced Psychosis
YourTango
In a recent interview with iNews, Fergie gave more details about her addiction to meth in the early '00s. With it came drug-induced psychosis, dementia and a dangerous amount of weight loss. At one point, she weighed only 90 pounds. “At my lowest point ...

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Commentary: Cannabis oil has given Utah children a chance at a normal life - Salt Lake Tribune

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-10 10:14

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Cannabis oil has given Utah children a chance at a normal life
Salt Lake Tribune
... from cannabis or industrial hemp, is to thank for her recovery from her seizures. Like most children who have used this oil, KaseyAnn has been given the chance to a normal life. CBD oil, while effective in many patients, has not been enough for a ...

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Speaker advocates for medical marijuana at Pain Society meeting - ABC27

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-10 10:13

ABC27

Speaker advocates for medical marijuana at Pain Society meeting
ABC27
HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) – One speaker is proposing an alternative solution to the nation's opioid epidemic: marijuana. Joe Schrank, addiction expect and founder of High Sobriety, spoke at the Pennsylvania Pain Society's annual meeting at the Hershey Lodge ...

Fergie had psychosis and dementia due to meth addiction | Inquirer ... - Inquirer.net

Meth Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-10 10:01

Inquirer.net

Fergie had psychosis and dementia due to meth addiction | Inquirer ...
Inquirer.net
Pop star Fergie has opened up about her struggle with meth addiction during her pre-Black Eyed Peas days, revealing that her vice had her “hallucinating on a daily basis.” “At my lowest point, I suffered from chemically induced psychosis and dementia ...
Fergie Was 'Hallucinating on a Daily Basis' During Drug Addiction ...NewsOK.com

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Education to Battle Opiate Addiction Taking Root - Flathead Beacon

Marijuana Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-10 06:49

Flathead Beacon

Education to Battle Opiate Addiction Taking Root
Flathead Beacon
Across the Flathead Valley, education about opiates and the understanding of their addictive nature seems to be taking root, according to medical professionals. Michael Cummins, executive director at the Flathead Valley Chemical Dependency Center, said ...

Step by step to sobriety: Addicts find freedom and family through a housing program - Las Vegas Sun

Cocaine Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-10 04:00

Step by step to sobriety: Addicts find freedom and family through a housing program
Las Vegas Sun
Former U.S. Marine Keith Hinchen spent seven years homeless on the Las Vegas streets, as his addiction to crack cocaine consumed everything in his life — his success, his children and his pride. On Nov. 29, Hinchen stood in front of a small crowd as a ...

Fourth person in a week has died from apparent fentanyl overdose in Peoria - Peoria Journal Star

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2017-12-09 14:36

Fourth person in a week has died from apparent fentanyl overdose in Peoria
Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — Another day in Peoria, another overdose death, purportedly from what police are calling a “game-changer drug.” Officials with the Peoria Police Department aren't saying methoxyacetyl fentanyl led to the death of a 37-year-old man Thursday ...
Fentanyl, cocaine combinations also seen in SpringfieldThe State Journal-Register
Police Warn Of Fentanyl 'Game Changer' Laced In Cocaine And HeroinThe Daily Caller

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ROBERTSON: Medical marijuana and the opioid crisis - Indianapolis Business Journal

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2017-12-09 01:08

ROBERTSON: Medical marijuana and the opioid crisis
Indianapolis Business Journal
Certainly, many people who end up addicted to harder drugs like opioids have tried or started with marijuana. Studies show, however, that the majority of those who use marijuana do not move on to harder drugs. According to the National Institute on ...

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Another person appears to have died from a fentanyl overdose in Peoria - Peoria Journal Star

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 19:12

Another person appears to have died from a fentanyl overdose in Peoria
Peoria Journal Star
A dead man was found in his house, crack pipe in hand. When asked, officials with the Peoria police and the Peoria County Sheriff's Department said they couldn't remember the last time a person died of a cocaine overdose. That leads them to believe all ...
Police Warn Of Fentanyl 'Game Changer' Laced In Cocaine And HeroinThe Daily Caller

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Man acting as own counsel convicted on drug charges - Bloomington Pantagraph

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 18:54

Bloomington Pantagraph

Man acting as own counsel convicted on drug charges
Bloomington Pantagraph
"This is what he did all the time," said the prosecutor. Pinkston's decision to leave work early in order to bring $50 worth of crack cocaine to the confidential source was an example of a bad choice rather than entrapment, said Horve. Horve also ...

Recovering addict gives hundreds of coats, hot meals to those in need in North Charleston - Charleston Post Courier

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 17:14

Charleston Post Courier

Recovering addict gives hundreds of coats, hot meals to those in need in North Charleston
Charleston Post Courier
From rehabilitating addicts to putting new coats on people's backs, Lopez has succeeded in helping people from the Remount Road area, Nelson said. "This area has a lot of people in need," she said. "It's not all big things." People who came to Friday's ...

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Recovering addict gives hundreds of coats, hot meals to those in need in North Charleston - Charleston Post Courier

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 17:14

Charleston Post Courier

Recovering addict gives hundreds of coats, hot meals to those in need in North Charleston
Charleston Post Courier
From rehabilitating addicts to putting new coats on people's backs, Lopez has succeeded in helping people from the Remount Road area, Nelson said. "This area has a lot of people in need," she said. "It's not all big things." People who came to Friday's ...

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Why legal recreational pot doesn't mean it's safe - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 16:45

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Why legal recreational pot doesn't mean it's safe
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Legalization actually makes marijuana more dangerous. Legalization implies use isn't harmful because it would “irresponsible” for government to sanction a harmful industry and its products. However, marijuana continues to be addictive and psychoactive ...

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Medical Pot, Marijuana: Best Hope to Fight Opioid Epidemic ... - RollingStone.com

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 14:19

RollingStone.com

Medical Pot, Marijuana: Best Hope to Fight Opioid Epidemic ...
RollingStone.com
As the opioid epidemic ravages the country, we need to turn to medical marijuana as a possible cure.

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Barickman supportive of marijuana legalization - Pontiac Daily Leader

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 10:11

Pontiac Daily Leader

Barickman supportive of marijuana legalization
Pontiac Daily Leader
“If we look to the professionals wrestling with opioid addicts, what we find is that the addiction is the result of a (prior) addiction to painkillers,” one that led to a subsequent addiction to something worse. “That's far different than the notion ...

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A Tale of Two Drug Wars - Pacific Standard

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 07:02

Pacific Standard

A Tale of Two Drug Wars
Pacific Standard
"But repeated contact in a community setting showed that so many of these addicts are completely normal people who had a series of less-than-ideal events unfold in their life that led to this. You recognize that there is absolutely nothing bad or wrong ...

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Jeff Sessions wants to crack down on legal weed — will Congress let him? - Salon

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 04:02

Salon

Jeff Sessions wants to crack down on legal weed — will Congress let him?
Salon
In March, Sessions argued that marijuana use is "only slightly less awful" than heroin addiction, making it clear that his priority was to aggressively prosecute marijuana users and distributors. He's been stymied by both the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer ...

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