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Drug warning: Champion wrestler shares story of addiction, prison and recovery with Warsaw students - The Daily News Online

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Drug warning: Champion wrestler shares story of addiction, prison and recovery with Warsaw students
The Daily News Online
WARSAW — As a high school senior in 1989, Richard Jensen had a promising college wrestling career ahead of him. Instead of accepting a scholarship, continuing his education and pursuing his dreams of being a teacher and coach, Jensen got hooked on ...

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Pickens Co. clinic asking for people with methamphetamine addiction to participate in treatment study - WSPA.com

Fri, 2018-01-19 21:39

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Pickens Co. clinic asking for people with methamphetamine addiction to participate in treatment study
WSPA.com
PICKENS Co., SC – Researchers at a clinic in Pickens County are looking for adults who struggle with methamphetamine addiction to participate in a clinical study. The purpose of the study is to test two medications as a possible treatment for meth. “We ...

Phoenix mother gets 20 years for giving fatal meth dose to toddler - AZCentral.com

Fri, 2018-01-19 16:53

AZCentral.com

Phoenix mother gets 20 years for giving fatal meth dose to toddler
AZCentral.com
Natalie Russell, 30, of Phoenix, who was sentenced for second-degree murder, tried to hold back tears as she spoke during her sentencing before Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville on Friday. The woman admitted that she had made a lot ...

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Montana Attorney Moves to Prosecute Women Who Use Drugs and Alcohol During Pregnancy - Undark Magazine

Fri, 2018-01-19 04:05

Montana Attorney Moves to Prosecute Women Who Use Drugs and Alcohol During Pregnancy
Undark Magazine
“You've got a potential generation of young folks that are going to have disability because of the prevalence of meth addiction, alcoholism, and other types of drug addiction. I don't think it's worth the risk.” Harris has urged other prosecutors ...

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EXCLUSIVE: 'If I can kick the habit you can too': Party girl infamous for having meth in her bra is behind bars on ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2018-01-18 23:52

EXCLUSIVE: 'If I can kick the habit you can too': Party girl infamous for having meth in her bra is behind bars on ...
Daily Mail
A Sydney party girl who promised to go straight after becoming notorious for keeping meth in her bra is behind bars on drug and theft charges. Amanda Arbib, who narrowly escaped prison last year, was arrested early on Friday morning and charged with ...

Man granted drug court after positive meth test - The Record-Courier

Thu, 2018-01-18 20:22

The Record-Courier

Man granted drug court after positive meth test
The Record-Courier
Liedlich was placed in handcuffs. On scene, deputies found two bags with heroin residue and a pipe with methamphetamine residue. The bags and substances weighed 0.96 grams. "I made a poor choice to relapse," Liedlich said. Young reinstated Liedlich's ...

What happens when you become addicted to meth | Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 2018-01-17 22:48

Stuff.co.nz

What happens when you become addicted to meth | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz
Methamphetamine is structurally similar to the brain's "pleasure chemical", dopamine, so it has a direct line to the pleasure centres - at first. This is what makes addiction hard to kick. (File photo.) The long-term effects on the brain after taking ...

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Placing blame for priest's kiddie porn, meth addictions - Belleville News-Democrat

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:32

Belleville News-Democrat

Placing blame for priest's kiddie porn, meth addictions
Belleville News-Democrat
You can expect his friend of 40 years to defend the former priest and seek someone else to blame for his porn and meth addictions. You can expect that he would not admit, even to his closest friend, a sexual attraction to children. But you cannot ...

Schimel talks meth with county leaders - CW Media

Wed, 2018-01-17 16:19

Schimel talks meth with county leaders
CW Media
About 20 area law enforcement, local government, and business leaders gathered at the Taylor County fairgrounds on Jan. 10 for a roundtable discussion with Wisconsin attorney general Brad Schimel. Drugs and the impact to the community was at the core ...

UF: Breaking the cycle of meth addiction - Port St. Joe Star

Wed, 2018-01-17 07:30

Port St. Joe Star

UF: Breaking the cycle of meth addiction
Port St. Joe Star
University of Florida neuroscientists have identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines, a finding that holds the potential to break the cycle of addiction for ...

Ex-criminal defense attorney arrested for selling meth to police informant in Manchester - The Union Leader

Tue, 2018-01-16 12:56

The Union Leader

Ex-criminal defense attorney arrested for selling meth to police informant in Manchester
The Union Leader
Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the TownePlace Suites Hotel on Huse Road in Manchester, said Hillsborough County Sheriff Lt. Brian Newcombe. He was also charged with a ...

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Former lawyer caught in meth net - The Union Leader

Mon, 2018-01-15 22:27

The Union Leader

Former lawyer caught in meth net
The Union Leader
Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the TownePlace Suites Hotel on Huse Road in Manchester, said Hillsborough County Sheriff Lt. Brian Newcombe. He was also charged with a ...

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Meth crisis rocks Wis. - Winona Post > Article - Winona Post

Mon, 2018-01-15 08:54

Meth crisis rocks Wis. - Winona Post > Article
Winona Post
Methamphetamine kills. It destroys families. It harms children. It's one of the hardest drugs to kick, and its rising use in the region, including Western Wisconsin, is overwhelming law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and health and human services ...

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A cry for help transforms drug-addicted mom - Virgin Islands Daily News

Sat, 2018-01-13 01:07

Virgin Islands Daily News

A cry for help transforms drug-addicted mom
Virgin Islands Daily News
Meth became her drug of choice at 13. “My best friend's mom was a drug dealer,” Alisha said about the girl whose mother supplied meth in exchange for endless baby-sitting. “So easy. She got us right where she wanted us,” referring to the long hours she ...

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Canyon County Has High Demand for Domestic Violence Services - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 2018-01-13 01:01

Canyon County Has High Demand for Domestic Violence Services
U.S. News & World Report
Canyon County Has High Demand for Domestic Violence Services. After spending most of her life in a cycle of domestic violence and meth addiction, Selina Chocktoot finally realized she wanted to seek help while she was rebelling in drug court. Jan. 13 ...

Former meth addict explains how to make sure you're not a target for theft - KULR-TV

Fri, 2018-01-12 23:39

KULR-TV

Former meth addict explains how to make sure you're not a target for theft
KULR-TV
Facebook users post tips all the time on the Billings Neighborhood Watch page on how to prevent theft. These neighborhood watch groups are good ways to find out about crime and even possibly get your stuff back. One post stood out to KULR-8 though ...

DOJ pledges $50K for meth fight | Leader-Telegram - Leader-Telegram

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:09

Leader-Telegram

DOJ pledges $50K for meth fight | Leader-Telegram
Leader-Telegram
Law enforcement agencies alone will not be able to stop the growing methamphetamine epidemic in Wisconsin, state Attorney General Brad Schimel says. “We will not arrest our way out of this,” Schimel said Thursday during a stop in Eau Claire. Schimel ...
New state campaign aims to stop the demand for methamphetamineWEAU

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Trial date set for Oklahoma's opioid case against pharmaceutical companies - kfor.com

Thu, 2018-01-11 17:12

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Trial date set for Oklahoma's opioid case against pharmaceutical companies
kfor.com
Oklahoma is the first state in the nation to have their lawsuit against drug manufacturers move forward. According to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, almost 3,000 Oklahomans have died from overdosing on opioids in the last three years. “Drugs ...

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Meth addict on burglary rampage sent to prison for 2 years, 3 months - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 2018-01-11 12:01

New Zealand Herald

Meth addict on burglary rampage sent to prison for 2 years, 3 months
New Zealand Herald
A Whanganui woman who went on a burglary rampage to feed her meth addiction has been sent to prison. Donna Marie Topless, 39, stood in the dock sobbing while the police summary of facts were being read out at her sentencing at the Whanganui District ...