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B isn't always caused by A - Sunbury Daily Item

Marijuana Addiction - 5 hours 50 min ago

Sunbury Daily Item

B isn't always caused by A
Sunbury Daily Item
No one denies that there is a correlation between heroin addiction and previous use of marijuana. However, the fact that every heroin addict previously used marijuana is no more significant than the fact that every heroin addict was previously 12 years ...

Stop rise of meth - Nashua Telegraph

Meth Addiction - 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

Meth Addiction - 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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New drug target may curb cocaine relapse - Futurity: Research News

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-16 06:36

Futurity: Research News

New drug target may curb cocaine relapse
Futurity: Research News
The targeted protein they studied is known as Smurf1, short for Smad ubiquitinylation regulatory factor 1. Cocaine addiction in lab animals causes a decrease in Smurf1. After addiction, during the withdrawal period when the animals didin't get cocaine ...
SMURF1 provides a new targeted approach that could prevent drug relapseUniversity at Buffalo Reporter

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

Meth Addiction - 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

Meth Addiction - 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

Meth Addiction - 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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SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing cocaine addiction relapse - Science Daily

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-15 15:28

SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing cocaine addiction relapse
Science Daily
Werner and his colleagues found that cocaine addiction in lab animals caused a decrease in Smurf1 and that after addiction, during the withdrawal period when the animals were deprived of cocaine, there was a reduction in Smurf1 protein. "We think the ...

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Recent study uncovers gene responsible for addictive behavior - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-15 12:08

MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

Recent study uncovers gene responsible for addictive behavior
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
Cocaine is one of the oldest and most widely abused stimulants in the United States, and addiction affects all income groups, ages, and ethnicities. In 2014, there were an estimated 1.5 million cocaine users aged 12 or older (0.6 percent of the ...

At an Updated Head Shop, High Meets Highbrow - New York Times

Marijuana Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-15 08:56

New York Times

At an Updated Head Shop, High Meets Highbrow
New York Times
The store progresses like an addiction memoir: from a Malin & Goetz cannabis candle ($55) to a Dr. Dabber dab rig ($159.95). Dabbing is the flash vaporization of cannabis concentrate applied to a hot surface and inhaled. It is freebasing. New Yorkers ...

Meth addiction crisis demands attention - Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Meth Addiction - 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 ...

SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing cocaine addiction relapse - Science Codex

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-15 01:39

SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing cocaine addiction relapse
Science Codex
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A class of proteins that has generated significant interest for its potential to treat diseases, has for the first time, been shown to be effective in reducing relapse, or drug-seeking behaviors, in a preclinical study. Published ...

Point of View: Oklahoma doesn't need recreational pot - NewsOK.com

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-14 23:04

NewsOK.com

Point of View: Oklahoma doesn't need recreational pot
NewsOK.com
These tales should serve as warnings of what Oklahoma could face if advocates seeking the full legalization of marijuana have their way. Any time you legalize a potentially addictive behavior or substance, there will be unintended consequences.

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

Meth Addiction - 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

Meth Addiction - 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 ...

Fighting drug addiction in teens: What parents should know - KGBT-TV

Marijuana Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-14 20:23

KGBT-TV

Fighting drug addiction in teens: What parents should know
KGBT-TV
Young kids could easily be addicted to substances, like marijuana and cocaine, according to experts. "Recently these past years, it's been the opioids," said at-risk counselor Miguel Mendoza at Vela Middle School in Brownsville. Mendoza has seen that ...

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