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Friends of Guest House provides a home — and more — for women returning from jail - Washington Post

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-15 14:48
Friends of Guest House provides a home — and more — for women returning from jail  Washington Post

The nonprofit program in Alexandria, Va., teaches life and work development skills to those seeking a *fresh* start.

Paraguayan NGO distributes free marijuana seeds - CityNews Vancouver

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-15 12:10
Paraguayan NGO distributes free marijuana seeds  CityNews Vancouver

ASUNCION, Paraguay — A nongovernmental organization in Paraguay is distributing free marijuana seeds so that mothers of chronically ill patients can ...

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US - CityNews Vancouver

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-15 12:08
Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US  CityNews Vancouver

LOS ANGELES — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant ...

Inmates helping people recover from addiction - KSFY

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2019-06-15 07:22
Inmates helping people recover from addiction  KSFY

Heather Shooter and Dawn Frazier are two inmates at the South Dakota Women's Prison. "Before I came to prison I used to talk about wanting to do stuff for meth ...

The Man Behind 'Fortnite' - The Wall Street Journal

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 22:00
The Man Behind 'Fortnite'  The Wall Street Journal

At age 20, Tim Sweeney founded Epic Games in his parents' basement. His company now owns one of the most popular videogames on Earth. But he doesn't ...

The Man Behind 'Fortnite' - The Wall Street Journal

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 22:00
The Man Behind 'Fortnite'  The Wall Street Journal

At age 20, Tim Sweeney founded Epic Games in his parents' basement. His company now owns one of the most popular videogames on Earth. But he doesn't ...

Indigenous Colombians fear losing their hallucinogenic brews - The Economist

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 18:00
Indigenous Colombians fear losing their hallucinogenic brews  The Economist

Hippie tourists could provoke a government crackdown on ayahuasca.

Crime Briefs: Not going down without a fight - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 16:20
Crime Briefs: Not going down without a fight  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

On June 9, just after 6:30 p.m., Parachute police received a call about an intoxicated male. He had reportedly been seen at the corner of Colorado Avenue and ...

Man scales down HDB block to escape drug raid - The Straits Times

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 15:00
Man scales down HDB block to escape drug raid  The Straits Times

A suspected drug offender threw items out of a kitchen window before scaling down from the 12th-storey unit in Sin Ming Avenue in a desperate bid to escape ...

Canadians can expect tight supply when cannabis edibles become legal mid-December, officials say - CBC News

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 14:17
Canadians can expect tight supply when cannabis edibles become legal mid-December, officials say  CBC News

Canadians should expect a small supply of cannabis edibles when they become legal in mid-December, and the limited range of products won't include goodies ...

Medical Pot Laws No Answer for US Opioid Deaths, Study Finds - WTTW News

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 13:39
Medical Pot Laws No Answer for US Opioid Deaths, Study Finds  WTTW News

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

Taking low-THC marijuana doesn't increase a driver's risk of crashing, study finds - CBC.ca

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 12:57
Taking low-THC marijuana doesn't increase a driver's risk of crashing, study finds  CBC.ca

Taking marijuana containing low levels of the drug's main psychoactive ingredient does not increase most drivers' risk of a crash, even though Canada's ...

Meth addiction and the road to recovery | News - KULR-TV

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 12:56
Meth addiction and the road to recovery | News  KULR-TV

We are just days away from the vice president's visit to Billings to discuss the ongoing meth crisis in Montana. It's an issue Rimrock, formerly known as Rimrock ...

Indigenous Colombians fear losing their hallucinogenic brews - The Economist

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 10:19
Indigenous Colombians fear losing their hallucinogenic brews  The Economist

Hippie tourists could provoke a government crackdown on ayahuasca.

Low levels of THC in marijuana don’t increase car crashes: B.C. study - Coast Mountain News

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 09:30
Low levels of THC in marijuana don’t increase car crashes: B.C. study  Coast Mountain News

Smoking marijuana containing low levels of the drug's main psychoactive ingredient does not increase most drivers' risk of a crash even though Canada's ...

Low levels of THC in marijuana don’t increase car crashes: B.C. study - Coast Mountain News

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 09:30
Low levels of THC in marijuana don’t increase car crashes: B.C. study  Coast Mountain News

Smoking marijuana containing low levels of the drug's main psychoactive ingredient does not increase most drivers' risk of a crash even though Canada's ...

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

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 09:23
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.

'You Won't Be My Son Anymore': Yogi Berra's Tough Love For Dale - WBUR

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 08:33
'You Won't Be My Son Anymore': Yogi Berra's Tough Love For Dale  WBUR

Major League Baseball player Dale Berra had used cocaine on and off for 12 years. Then his dad, Yogi, intervened.

Parenthood: Single dad grows into the job - OCRegister

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 08:00
Parenthood: Single dad grows into the job  OCRegister

It's past 8 p.m. on a school night and Eddie Tafolla Jr. wants his three children to take showers before going to bed. But first he has to corral them. His daughter ...

Entertainment sector workers' addictive substance intake increases, study says - Medical Xpress

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2019-06-14 07:40
Entertainment sector workers' addictive substance intake increases, study says  Medical Xpress

Entertainment sector workers are among those with the highest consumption of psychoactive substances. According to a study of the year 2017, 17 percent of ...

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