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Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Fri, 2017-06-23 21:47

Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
The move drastically cut back on meth labs in Minnesota. Records show law enforcement busted several hundred in 2003. Down to just 13 last year. “So we don't have the meth lab problem but we still have the meth abuse and meth addiction problem,” ...

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Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Fri, 2017-06-23 16:01

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
ARDMORE, Okla. — A 23-year-old Whitesboro mother is behind bars in Oklahoma facing a child neglect charge connected to her newborn baby's positive test for methamphetamine and marijuana. Kirsten Landeros was arrested by Carter County Sheriff's ...

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth - TheBody.com

Fri, 2017-06-23 11:38

TheBody.com

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth
TheBody.com
(The link between meth use and HIV infection has been well-documented.) "In the last five or six years, I know far more gay black men dealing with meth addiction than I did a decade ago. Conversations I've had make me think it's really quite serious in ...

2 Berlin residents arrested, meth and other drugs seized - CullmanSense

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:52

CullmanSense

2 Berlin residents arrested, meth and other drugs seized
CullmanSense
“This unfortunately continues to show how drug dealers are trying to sell not only meth to our kids and adults, but also pills are becoming a major source of addiction. We try to have a proactive approach in fighting drugs on two fronts: arresting the ...

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Woman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin - New York Post

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:15

New York Post

Woman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin
New York Post
Police in Concord arrested 29-year-old Felicia Farruggia, of Concord, about six months after her son was born in September. He is in state custody. WMUR-TV reports Farruggia told the court Wednesday that drug addiction made her lose sight of everything ...

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Woman who demanded meth injection during labor gets jail time - Fox News

Thu, 2017-06-22 22:36

Fox News

Woman who demanded meth injection during labor gets jail time
Fox News
WMUR-TV reports Farruggia told the court Wednesday that drug addiction made her lose sight of everything that was important, but she said she's committed to being a better person. Farruggia can get out earlier if she completes a drug treatment program.
Mother pleads guilty after mid-labour meth injection demandsYahoo7 News

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Managing meth withdrawal and detox, new analysis - Addiction Now

Thu, 2017-06-22 12:53

Addiction Now

Managing meth withdrawal and detox, new analysis
Addiction Now
Methamphetamine withdrawal comes with life-threatening symptoms and can be extremely challenging to patients and physicians. Samantha Wiendels, an M.A. counseling psychology candidate, sought to understand and address common issues closely ...

4-year-old tests positive for meth in Wausau - WSAU

Wed, 2017-06-21 22:40

WSAU

4-year-old tests positive for meth in Wausau
WSAU
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- The mother of a 4-year-old Wausau boy has been charged with child neglect after the child tested positive for meth. Wausau Police ... "We do have an addiction issue here in Wausau," said Detective Kindlarski. "The problem is ...

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Prison sentence given in fake check case - Beatrice Daily Sun

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:56

Prison sentence given in fake check case
Beatrice Daily Sun
You've had fines and much of your problems are attributable to the heavy drug use and the meth addiction.” According to court documents, Breazeale went to K and B Tobacco on July 13, 2015, and cashed a check from Mutual of Omaha in the amount of ...

Woman pleads guilty to getting meth injection while giving birth - WMUR Manchester

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:56

WMUR Manchester

Woman pleads guilty to getting meth injection while giving birth
WMUR Manchester
A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to reckless conduct after she was accused of allowing herself to be injected with methamphetamine while she was in labor.
Woman Who Demanded Meth Injection During Labor Gets Jail TimeCBS Sacramento

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Meth busts keep climbing, but problems persist - The East County Californian

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:50

The East County Californian

Meth busts keep climbing, but problems persist
The East County Californian
Meth is easy to find in San Diego County and fairly cheap,” said Richard Granstaff, who works as an addiction treatment counselor. “It can be very challenging for my patients to stay in recovery because of how accessible it and other drugs are.” “We ...

Meth epidemic hurts us all - Belgrade News

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:22

Belgrade News

Meth epidemic hurts us all
Belgrade News
Meth ruins lives – not just the lives of the user, but also their loved ones. Those who use meth soon find themselves making meth their number one priority over their loved ones, their communities, and their jobs. Once addicted to meth– a deadly cycle ...

Meth is the epidemic that's hurting us all | Guest Columns ... - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:01

Meth is the epidemic that's hurting us all | Guest Columns ...
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
On my most recent telephone town hall with 28000 Montanans, nearly 95 percent agreed that meth is a problem in Montana. Certainly, Barbara from Billings ...

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Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment - Valleyjournal

Tue, 2017-06-20 17:02

Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment
Valleyjournal
“I believe this is crucial just because it's beautiful place for people to gain grounding and structure, and a foundation for their life to continue,” said a recovering meth addict in treatment. He's a 21-year-old who started doing meth when he was 15 ...

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The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth - The Missoulian

Tue, 2017-06-20 07:12

The Missoulian

The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth
The Missoulian
... these are the tools we need to defeat meth in Montana and I am committed to bolstering these efforts so we can kick meth out of Montana once and for all. I'm asking for you to share your story if you or a family member has been impacted by meth ...

The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth - Montana Standard

Mon, 2017-06-19 00:33

Montana Standard

The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth
Montana Standard
Meth ruins lives – not just the lives of the user, but also their loved ones. Those who use meth soon find themselves making meth their number one priority over their loved ones, their communities, and their jobs. Once addicted to meth– a deadly cycle ...

Man conquers his decade-long meth addiction - Newshub

Sat, 2017-06-17 16:44

Man conquers his decade-long meth addiction
Newshub
Watch the video above for the full story of how Nathan Rakuraku kicked P and got his life back on track. Twenty-eight-year-old Nathan Rakuraku had been an addict for more than half his life, but a year ago he broke free. "I can't explain being clean, I ...

Former Virginia Mayor Says Meth Arrest Helped Him Confront His ... - TheFix.com

Thu, 2017-06-15 18:23

TheFix.com

Former Virginia Mayor Says Meth Arrest Helped Him Confront His ...
TheFix.com
Silverthorne was busted by an undercover officer while attempting to trade meth for sex last August.
Silverthorne Is Home Again - Fairfax ConnectionFairfax Connection

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The focus on opioids overshadows another worsening drug plague - The Economist

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:04

The Economist

The focus on opioids overshadows another worsening drug plague
The Economist
Drug-related deaths outnumber those from car crashes, suicides or firearms. Opioids account for over two-thirds of the total. The alarm over painkillers and heroin is justified, but it has overshadowed another worsening drug problem: methamphetamine.

Guest Column: Law taking aim at meth suppliers and smurfs - The Oakland Press

Wed, 2017-06-14 10:31

The Oakland Press

Guest Column: Law taking aim at meth suppliers and smurfs
The Oakland Press
Heroin and methamphetamine are different drugs but the techniques to get rid of them are the same: cut the supply by going after the producers and distributors, educate the public about the danger of addiction, and provide high-quality treatment and ...