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Area drug task force arrests are mostly meth after one year - The Daily Progress

Fri, 2017-08-18 18:07

The Daily Progress

Area drug task force arrests are mostly meth after one year
The Daily Progress
Since its inception, Martin said the task force has made 261 arrests and seized meth valued at $1.349 million. Other arrests have come for cocaine, heroin, marijuana, fentanyl and psilocybin. The latter are hallucinogenic mushrooms. The task force has ...

Orange County musician's rap video about mom's drug addiction nears 6 million Facebook views - OCRegister

Thu, 2017-08-17 12:11

OCRegister

Orange County musician's rap video about mom's drug addiction nears 6 million Facebook views
OCRegister
After Henriquez's birth, she stayed clean until he was about 11. She started using meth and over the next three years, lost everything, including custody of her boys. She felt like they hated her, she said, recalling how Henriquez refused to let her ...

Former AFL star tells of his meth addiction - Sporting News

Thu, 2017-08-17 06:07

Sporting News

Former AFL star tells of his meth addiction
Sporting News
Former AFL player, Chris Yarran, has opened up about his methamphetamine addiction - an addiction that ended his playing career and “ruined” his life. MORE: Jake King takes on footy show for unfair dismissal. The former Carlton and Richmond recruit ...
'It ruined me': Former AFL player Chris Yarran opens up about drug ...The West Australian
Former AFL star Chris Yarran opens up on drug battle - AFL.com.auAFL.com.au
AFL: Chris Yarran talks drugs battle and end of career, Carlton BluesNEWS.com.au
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Meth ruined my life, says former Carlton and Richmond AFL star Chris Yarran - Perth Now

Thu, 2017-08-17 01:58

Perth Now

Meth ruined my life, says former Carlton and Richmond AFL star Chris Yarran
Perth Now
Yarran credited the Potters House Christian Fellowship Church, who produced the video, for helping him beat addiction and turn his life around. After making 119 AFL appearances, the 26-year-old said an introduction to ice by a family member started his ...
Former Carlton, Richmond player Chris Yarran speaks out on ice addiction and finding GodFox Sports
Chris Yarran speaks on drugs addictionNEWS.com.au
Former AFL star Chris Yarran opens up on drug battleAFL.com.au

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'I'm Stav, and I was an ice addict': Radio host admits live on air he had a crippling year-long meth addiction ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-08-17 00:20

Daily Mail

'I'm Stav, and I was an ice addict': Radio host admits live on air he had a crippling year-long meth addiction ...
Daily Mail
The entertainer revealed his addiction publicly on his Hit105 breakfast show on Thursday alongside fellow hosts including Osher Gunsberg. 'I am Stav Davidson, and for about nine months to a year of my life I had an addiction to ice — methamphetamine ...

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Drug use leaves woman's 'brain fried' and body paralysed after years of P habit - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 2017-08-16 16:48

Drug use leaves woman's 'brain fried' and body paralysed after years of P habit
New Zealand Herald
Gate Pa mother Teisha Paratene is paralysed from the hips down as a result of years of chronic methamphetamine addiction. One of her arms is numb and the other has constant pins and needles. The 38-year-old suffers functional neurological disorder, ...

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What's the Drug of Choice for Portland's Homeless? - Willamette Week

Wed, 2017-08-16 06:45

Willamette Week

What's the Drug of Choice for Portland's Homeless?
Willamette Week
NEEDLE PARK: Syringe needles are scattered throughout downtown Portland, like this one near the Broadway Bridge (above). But homeless people say the preferred drug on Portland streets isn't heroin but methamphetamine, which can be smoked, eaten ...

Can giving babies back sooner to parents in drug treatment be best? A court is trying it. - The News Tribune

Tue, 2017-08-15 09:01

Can giving babies back sooner to parents in drug treatment be best? A court is trying it.
The News Tribune
Jacey Harris had been to court to fight for her kids before, but this time was different. While she sought custody of her newborn son during her treatment for methamphetamine addiction and mental health counseling, she got to raise him herself. And ...

Meth cook: 'Drug addiction has taken away everything I had' - Huron ... - Huron Daily Tribune

Tue, 2017-08-15 06:11

Meth cook: 'Drug addiction has taken away everything I had' - Huron ...
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE -- A man who prosecutors say was one of two leaders in a Bad Axe meth lab case was placed in the state's prison system, the county's circuit judge ...

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City attorney candidate continues criticism of RV proposal - MyNorthwest.com

Mon, 2017-08-14 08:38

MyNorthwest.com

City attorney candidate continues criticism of RV proposal
MyNorthwest.com
We kept pulling the homelessness lever, but we weren't actually delivering services specifically tailored to people living with addiction.” “Really, what we are talking about most commonly right now is heroin addiction and meth addiction,” he said ...

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Eddie Girvan: 'High-on-drugs' killer to serve six-year term - BBC News

Mon, 2017-08-14 07:52

BBC News

Eddie Girvan: 'High-on-drugs' killer to serve six-year term
BBC News
The court was told that she relapsed into heroin and crystal meth addiction after the death of her baby daughter. She also previously admitted eight other charges connected to Mr Girvan's killing: * Theft;. * Attempted theft;. * Aggravated vehicle ...
Margaret Henderson-McCarroll jailed for three years for manslaughter of pensioner Eddie Girvanthe Irish News

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Desperate New Zealanders struggle with lack of meth addiction support - Newshub

Sat, 2017-08-12 00:45

Newshub

Desperate New Zealanders struggle with lack of meth addiction support
Newshub
New Zealanders desperately in need of treatment for meth addiction are turning to online forums for help. Rehab centres have waiting lists three months long and while they wait, families are being torn apart by the impact of the drug. Linda Sheldon's ...

Meth has evolved, but addiction is 'equally terrible' - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Fri, 2017-08-11 23:30

Meth has evolved, but addiction is 'equally terrible'
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
While Sgt. Adam Smith is grateful the county hasn't seen the same level of opiates here as other Kentucky counties, he said the police department is seeing an uptick in methamphetamine arrests. Smith oversaw the narcotics unit at Hopkinsville Police ...

Director of Terre Haute addiction recovery center arrested after ... - Fox 59

Fri, 2017-08-11 18:36

Fox 59

Director of Terre Haute addiction recovery center arrested after ...
Fox 59
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The director of an addiction recovery center was arrested Thursday evening along with two women after police said they found meth in a ...

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Police: meth seizures climb in Springfield - KSPR

Thu, 2017-08-10 22:10

KSPR

Police: meth seizures climb in Springfield
KSPR
Police said the Mexican drug cartel is bringing in a purer form of meth which is why officers said people in Springfield are making less meth at home. KSPR News' Stephanie Garland talked to a former addict about meth in Springfield. “There's an image ...

Data shows 3 Americans call poison control every minute due to medication error - KERO 23ABC News

Thu, 2017-08-10 08:42

KERO 23ABC News

Data shows 3 Americans call poison control every minute due to medication error
KERO 23ABC News
Four out of 10 mistakes involve painkillers. In Kern County, however, there is a bigger case of meth addiction. "Meth is easily accessible... It also is quite inexpensive. Whereas pills and heroine and stuff is much more expensive, so we don't ...

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Dad stole chainsaw, whipper snipper to fund meth addiction - Bundaberg News Mail

Tue, 2017-08-08 21:58

Bundaberg News Mail

Dad stole chainsaw, whipper snipper to fund meth addiction
Bundaberg News Mail
IN NEED of cash, a motivated Matthew Wimbis scaled a fence when he broke into business premises to steal a chainsaw, bolt-cutters and a whipper snipper. But Wimbis wasn't cutting his lawn or pruning tree branches. Bundaberg Magistrates Court was told ...

Meth addiction behind spree of Taranaki beach bach burglaries ... - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 2017-08-06 20:55

Stuff.co.nz

Meth addiction behind spree of Taranaki beach bach burglaries ...
Stuff.co.nz
Desperate for cash, a P addict broke into homes and beach baches looking for things to steal.

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From crystal meth addiction to world athletics title - long jumper Luvo Manyonga's great leap - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 2017-08-06 18:35

Stuff.co.nz

From crystal meth addiction to world athletics title - long jumper Luvo Manyonga's great leap
Stuff.co.nz
Manyonga, who only returned to formal competition last year after overcoming a drug addiction, led the final from the second round with a leap of 8.48 metres - the third best mark of 2017. The 26-year-old held off the challenge of American Jarrion ...
Luvo Manyonga, recovering meth addict, wins long jump goldThe Australian

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