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Addiction Clinics Market Pricey, Unproven Treatments To Desperate Patients - Kaiser Health News

Meth Addiction - 13 hours 18 min ago
Addiction Clinics Market Pricey, Unproven Treatments To Desperate Patients  Kaiser Health News

An amino acid infusion called NAD is not approved by the FDA to treat addiction. Yet patients with addiction can be desperate enough to try it, at prices as high ...

India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders - govt documents - Financial Post

Marijuana Addiction - 14 hours 56 min ago
India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders - govt documents  Financial Post

NEW DELHI — India's health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed, potentially ...

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media - The Guardian

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 23:00
The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media  The Guardian

The long read: Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked?

Holme House prison: Inside 'the wing that saved my life' - BBC News

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 19:22
Holme House prison: Inside 'the wing that saved my life'  BBC News

Inmates tell how a rehabilitation unit at Holme House is helping them face life on the outside.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe, state to combat meth addiction - KSFY

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 12:19
Rosebud Sioux Tribe, state to combat meth addiction  KSFY

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe joins forces with the state to expand treatment of people addicted to methamphetamine.

To qualify for free community college tuition, students in West Virginia will now be tested for pot - The GrowthOp

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 12:05
To qualify for free community college tuition, students in West Virginia will now be tested for pot  The GrowthOp

Students have to pass the drug test before the start of every semester and are responsible for covering the entirety of its cost.

Vaping may have sent 153 people to hospitals with lung injuries - Science News

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 11:14
Vaping may have sent 153 people to hospitals with lung injuries  Science News

In the last two months, 16 U.S. states have reported 153 people hospitalized with lung injuries that may be tied to vaping.

Manitoba Tory election platform includes tackling meth crisis - CBC.ca

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 10:54
Manitoba Tory election platform includes tackling meth crisis  CBC.ca

Manitoba Progressive Conservatives plan to create 12 new treatment and waiting spaces for people addicted to methamphetamines if the party is re-elected ...

Why One Houston Researcher Calls Meth ‘A Perfect Storm’ For Southeast Texas - Houston Public Media

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 10:40
Why One Houston Researcher Calls Meth ‘A Perfect Storm’ For Southeast Texas  Houston Public Media

Even for a state largely spared from the worst of the opioid crisis, Texas is still seeing a rise in overdose deaths, and methamphetamine, a powerful ...

Idaho Cannabis Coalition works to get medical marijuana on the 2020 ballot - KMVT

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 09:29
Idaho Cannabis Coalition works to get medical marijuana on the 2020 ballot  KMVT

The Idaho Cannabis Coalition has to collect 55000 signatures from 18 of 35 legislative districts, just to get medical marijuana on the ballot.

Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey - Medscape

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 08:12
Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey  Medscape

A new national survey shows increased use of marijuana, methamphetamines, and hallucinogens in 2018 vs 2017, along with decreases in use of cocaine and ...

Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey - Medscape

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 08:12
Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey  Medscape

A new national survey shows increased use of marijuana, methamphetamines, and hallucinogens in 2018 vs 2017, along with decreases in use of cocaine and ...

Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey - Medscape

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 08:12
Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey  Medscape

A new national survey shows increased use of marijuana, methamphetamines, and hallucinogens in 2018 vs 2017, along with decreases in use of cocaine and ...

Meth and heart disease correlation not fully understood - Medical Xpress

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 07:35
Meth and heart disease correlation not fully understood  Medical Xpress

Although frequently overshadowed by the opioid epidemic, surging methamphetamine use nationally and around the world has fueled a chilling crisis of its own, ...

Prizes for sobriety: As Washington meth use rises, this treatment is one of few that works - Seattle Times

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 07:00
Prizes for sobriety: As Washington meth use rises, this treatment is one of few that works  Seattle Times

It sounds weird, but it works better than any treatment for drug addiction outside of medication. So why isn't it being implemented in Washington?

EEOC: Firing a worker for taking leave to treat opioid addiction is disability discrimination - HR Dive

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 06:50
EEOC: Firing a worker for taking leave to treat opioid addiction is disability discrimination  HR Dive

SoftPro, a software company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

Joint effort: Local law enforcement pauses marijuana arrests after legalization of hemp farming - Red and Black

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2019-08-22 06:00
Joint effort: Local law enforcement pauses marijuana arrests after legalization of hemp farming  Red and Black

Athens-Clarke County Police Department, University of Georgia Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies will not arrest people suspected of ...

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