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MONTGOMERY: The realities of addiction come 'In the Blink of An Eye' - Packet Online

Thu, 2017-04-27 13:10

Packet Online

MONTGOMERY: The realities of addiction come 'In the Blink of An Eye'
Packet Online
Greg began drinking, which led him to drugs. He discovered marijuana and pills. He thought that if the pills were prescription pills, it would be okay. It wasn't exactly a “rock” (crack cocaine) or a powder, he said. Looking back on his addiction, Greg ...

After three witnesses testify, Kostenko enters guilty plea - Beckley Register-Herald

Wed, 2017-04-26 01:05

Bryan-College Station Eagle

After three witnesses testify, Kostenko enters guilty plea
Beckley Register-Herald
The third witness, Michael Kevin Meadows, a former patient, employee and friend of Kostenko's, testified Tuesday that the doctor not only played a role in his oxycodone addiction, but also his cocaine addiction. Kostenko, former owner and operator of ...
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'I've beat my £1000 a week cocaine fix' - Halstead Gazette

Tue, 2017-04-25 22:36

'I've beat my £1000 a week cocaine fix'
Halstead Gazette
A MAN has told how he is turning his life around after kicking a £1,000 a week cocaine habit, which spanned 30 years. Martin White, 54, from Southend, lost everything to his addiction - his business, his health and his family. However, he has bravely ...

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Anti-drug vaccines could be a game-changer for people battling addiction - WRCB-TV

Mon, 2017-04-24 13:19

WRCB-TV

Anti-drug vaccines could be a game-changer for people battling addiction
WRCB-TV
The latest efforts in the field focus on prescription opioids like fentanyl, but work on addiction vaccines also includes shots for nicotine, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines. Chilean researchers are even working on an addiction vaccine for alcohol.

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Strong connectivity between brain networks can predict and prevent cocaine relapse - Addiction Now

Mon, 2017-04-24 10:34

Addiction Now

Strong connectivity between brain networks can predict and prevent cocaine relapse
Addiction Now
The study, which was published in the journal Addiction Biology, sought to find neural markers of relapse risk and determined that strong connectivity between the executive control network and executive control network's salience network could help ...

Anti-Drug Vaccines Could Be a Game-Changer for People Battling Addiction - NBCNews.com

Mon, 2017-04-24 09:44

Anti-Drug Vaccines Could Be a Game-Changer for People Battling Addiction
NBCNews.com
The latest efforts in the field focus on prescription opioids like fentanyl, but work on addiction vaccines also includes shots for nicotine, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines. Chilean researchers are even working on an addiction vaccine for alcohol.

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Can Marijuana Help Crack Addicts Break Free Of Addiction? - Salon

Sun, 2017-04-23 18:44

Salon

Can Marijuana Help Crack Addicts Break Free Of Addiction?
Salon
Currently, there are no effective pharmaceutical therapies for treating people addicted to crack cocaine. However, Canadian researchers recently investigated the influence of marijuana to help people with crack addictions reduce their use. Participants ...

5 Stereotypes About Drug Addiction From a Former Addict - KHOU

Sat, 2017-04-22 18:58

KHOU

5 Stereotypes About Drug Addiction From a Former Addict
KHOU
Waylon Hinson, Founder of Legacy Freedom Treatment Center is a former addict himself. Hinson said he grew up around substance abuse and began abusing alcohol and drugs at the age of 11. “Cocaine, alcohol and benzos. I tried all kinds of things and ...

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Who is Danniella Westbrook? Former EastEnders actress in rehab after cocaine addiction relapse - all you need to know - The Sun

Fri, 2017-04-21 02:00

The Sun

Who is Danniella Westbrook? Former EastEnders actress in rehab after cocaine addiction relapse - all you need to know
The Sun
Danniella is reported to have blown more than £250,000 on cocaine at the height of her addiction. Her habit was so bad the drug eroded her septum, the cartilage dividing the nostrils. But she quit drugs in 2000 after doctors warned her £400-a-day habit ...

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New research finds brain systems that can help curb cocaine abuse - Addiction Now

Mon, 2017-04-17 16:19

Addiction Now

New research finds brain systems that can help curb cocaine abuse
Addiction Now
The research was led by Brooke Schmeichel, Ph.D., at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and her colleagues from the Scripps Research Institute, who hoped to develop a medication to treat cocaine addiction and prevent relapse. The team found a ...

'I want life without demons making me weak to my addictions' - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 2017-04-15 05:59

NEWS.com.au

'I want life without demons making me weak to my addictions'
NEWS.com.au
EastEnders asked her back in 1995, but by 1996, they were forced to write her out as her cocaine addiction took hold. In 1999, they gambled on her again. By then, the addiction had eroded her nasal septum, and she was reportedly filmed from certain ...

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'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ordeal - Mid-Day

Fri, 2017-04-14 21:08

Mid-Day

'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ordeal
Mid-Day
"He said there were some Nigerian peddlers on the bridge who were offering cocaine for free. He felt that this would be an adventurous start to the world of drugs. We went to the spot and, as told, got love sips for free. That was the start of my ...

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'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ... - Mid-Day

Fri, 2017-04-14 21:08

Mid-Day

'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ...
Mid-Day
Love sips, slang for small sachets of cocaine, are the new rage among drug users. Three young students, lured into addiction by peddlers, narrate their descent ...

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Man says crack cocaine addiction forced him to rob bank - WPXI Pittsburgh

Fri, 2017-04-14 13:51

WPXI Pittsburgh

Man says crack cocaine addiction forced him to rob bank
WPXI Pittsburgh
According to a criminal complaint obtained by Channel 11 News, Iezzi told police he is addicted to crack cocaine and that he robbed the bank because he needed money to buy more of the drug. Police said a friend, Ada Tull, gave Iezzi the hat and ...
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Police make quick arrest in East Liberty bank robbery - WPXI Pittsburgh

Thu, 2017-04-13 22:42

WPXI Pittsburgh

Police make quick arrest in East Liberty bank robbery
WPXI Pittsburgh
According to a criminal complaint obtained by Channel 11 News, Iezzi told police he is addicted to crack cocaine and that he robbed the bank because he needed money to buy more of the drug. Police said a friend, Ada Tull, gave Iezzi the hat and ...

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Stress flips cocaine relapse to 'on'; research switches it back to 'off' - Science Daily

Wed, 2017-04-12 16:41

Stress flips cocaine relapse to 'on'; research switches it back to 'off'
Science Daily
A heartbreaking phenomenon of addiction is that just a brief stressful episode can trigger relapse. In a detailed new cocaine addiction study conducted in rat models, which closely parallel human addictive behavior, scientists have identified what ...

Drug addiction more like learning disorder than disease, says best-selling author - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 2017-04-12 15:55

Chicago Tribune

Drug addiction more like learning disorder than disease, says best-selling author
Chicago Tribune
... then became addicted to cocaine and heroin in her late teens and early 20s. She stopped using unprescribed drugs in 1988. For nearly 30 years, she has made a career reporting on neuroscience, drugs and addiction. Her work has appeared in Time, Vice ...

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Opioid use linked to rise in cocaine overdoses - Addiction Now

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:28

Addiction Now

Opioid use linked to rise in cocaine overdoses
Addiction Now
Opioid use is increasing cocaine-related overdose deaths, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health revealed. Christopher Jones, the study's lead researcher, believes he may know why this is occurring: “First, we have seen heroin ...

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'Addiction is love gone awry' - Herald & Review

Wed, 2017-04-12 02:16

Herald & Review

'Addiction is love gone awry'
Herald & Review
Maia Szalavitz is a journalist and author on drug and addiction issues, and has a new book out called "Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction." Szalavitz champions love and harm reduction for people with addiction problems.

Cocaine peddlers luring young addicts in Mumbai with 'love sips' - Times of India

Tue, 2017-04-11 23:10

Times of India

Cocaine peddlers luring young addicts in Mumbai with 'love sips'
Times of India
"Apart from 110 gm of cocaine, we recovered several small sachets of the drug, called `love drops' or `love sip' by addicts and peddlers, from the accused Nanso Daniel Nazekve (26). Just 5 gm of cocaine was cleverly wrapped in several individual ...

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