Drug Addiction Newswire (Page 7)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse). (Page 7)

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  1. Feds: $3 Million to Cure - Pot Addiction'By James JoinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Daily Beast

    Did you know that marijuana addiction is not only a thing, but also, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse's drugabuse .org, an affliction that will affect nearly one in ten habitual pot smokers? And if you broaden "addiction" to "dependence," well, then it's nearly 20 percent. As the iron bars of pot prohibition slowly fall, "pot addiction" is a thing that the kind folks at the federal government are becoming more and more concerned with.


  2. Orange County Offers Drug Rehab Treatment for veterans as Opposed to IncarcerationRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Emailwire.com

    ... treatment. The drug treatment facility in Orlando applauded the veteran courts as a means to reduce drug addiction rates among veterans. According to MarketPlace, in orange county there are 40 people enrolled in the program today, with more than 100 ...


  3. Resources to recognize and help troubled youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Philly.com

    Knowing the difference between typical adolescent behavior and behavior that should be cause for concern can be difficult to assess for parents, other family members, and those who care for our youth. If you are a parent or youth caregiver, you are likely all too familiar with the ups and downs of adolescents - frequent changes in emotions, withdrawing from family, testing limits, and the need for more privacy.


  4. Support Group for Families Dealing with AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Patch.com

    ... dealing with full-blown addicts, said Aussem, who runs a similar support group in Cedar Knolls, N.J. "Drug addiction does not discriminate. Time Magazine recently referred to it as a suburban housewife and middle-class professionals' disease that ...


  5. Peer pressure blamed for rise in drug abuseRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Fiji Times

    This was revealed by police chief operations officer ACP Rusiate Tudravu during the Drug Awareness program at Ratu Kadavulevu School last week. With marijuana, glue sniffing and alcohol identified as the most common forms of drugs used by youths in Fiji, he said the challenge now was to stop and convince youths and students from abusing these substances.


  6. Streamlined Regulations May Clear Path For More Marijuana Research, Even On Love Potion Number 420Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Forbes.com

    I write about the business of selling marijuana legally, and, yes, that's my real last name. I've written about 100 articles for The New York Times, as well as articles and cover stories for Inc. magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company and others.


  7. Isradipine Blood Pressure Medication May Stop Drug And Alcohol AddictionRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Scientific Blogging

    ... prevent relapses by erasing the unconscious memories that underlie addiction. Scientists once believed that drug addiction was simply a physical craving: Drug addicts who became sober and then later relapsed merely lacked willpower. But that view ...


  8. Iran burns 100 tonnes for anti-drugs meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Nation

    TEHRAN : Iran burned 100 tonnes of drugs recovered from traffickers in a ceremony on Saturday to coincide with an international anti-drug day meeting in Tehran, local news agencies reported. The burning, in the northeastern city of Mashhad, was live-streamed to an audience in the capital, a day after the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.


  9. Biology a factor in why we get hooked, doc saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Aspen Times

    Genetics, mental illness and changes that occur in the brain all can be factors in why some people get addicted to drugs and alcohol, a top national researcher said in an Aspen Institute Spotlight Health seminar Saturday. There is a common belief that people become addicted to something because they enjoy the feeling they get from it, but the biological process of losing control over one's behavior is more complex than that, said Dr. Nora D. Volkow, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in a session titled "The Biology of Addiction - Why Do We Get Hooked?" Rewards motivate humans to take certain actions, which is a crucial aspect of our biology because it includes behaviors such as eating and sex, Volkow said.


  10. Grand cover-up - Schools protecting their reputations by not reporting students hooked on weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Gleaner

    Several students of Jamaica's more prominent high schools are being denied well-needed help to deal with ganja addiction as administrators at these schools are believed to be keeping cases hush-hush in a bid to protect the 'good name' of the institution. Days after The Sunday Gleaner first reported that ganja-laced candies were available to some students at Hillel Academy in St Andrew, Collette Kirlew-Browne, director of client services at the National Council on Drug Abuse , bemoaned the fact that her organisation is not able to reach some of the most vulnerable drug users because the school administrators are not speaking up.


  11. Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council, HOPE Awarded $627,300Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    The Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council and HOPE Chautauqua have been awarded $627,300 over 4years to address prescription opiate and heroin abuse, along with opiate overdose prevention, in Chautauqua County.


  12. Carly Fiorina: Marijuana legalization 'is a very bad idea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Washington Examiner

    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina came to Colorado, the first state to legalize marijuana, and said legalization was a bad idea. "While I do in general support states rights, and the voters of Colorado have made a decision," Fiorina told reporters after her speech at the Western Conservative Summit, "I would also very quickly add that I think the legalization of marijuana is a very bad idea.


  13. Hong Kong's illegal drug problem is worse than official numbers suggest: addiction counsellorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | South China Morning Post

    The extent of Hong Kong's illegal drug problem has come under scrutiny after front-line drug counsellors challenged official data showing a significant drop in the number of people abusing narcotics in the city. The Central Registry of Drug Abuse says the number of drug abusers dropped 8,926 last year from 10,241 in 2013, suggesting that the city was getting to grips with the problem.


  14. Sheriff, County Attorney to seek new termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Verde Independent

    Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher and County Attorney Sheila Polk have announced that they will both seek re-election in 2016 in a joint press release. "I am as passionate today about the quality of life for Yavapai County residents as the day I first took office in 2001," she said.


  15. Letters: June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Silver City Sun-News

    At political light speed, Americans are repudiating the Confederate flag as an acceptable symbol of a sentimentalized "Southern way of life," a military history of valor and romance, and states rights. Instead, they are recognizing it as an unacceptable insignia of a perverse society supporting white privilege, slavery, and secession.


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    Saturday Jun 27 | WFXN-FM Ashland

    After a recent report showing a record number of fatal drug overdoses in Ohio, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has outlined a plan to combat prescription drug abuse by increasing access to treatment options. Drug abuse now costs more American lives than car accidents, and deaths from prescription pain relievers and heroin has increased dramatically.


  17. Scott Disick Cheating On Kourtney Kardashian, Caught In NYC Hotel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

    Scott Disick was caught cheating on his girlfriend and baby-mama Kourtney Kardashiana again. Exhausted trying to take care of 6-month-old baby Reign and her two toddlers, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star is fed up with Disick's partying and cheating - and has broken up with Scott for good.


  18. NHDP - ICYMI: Businesses, Advocates & Electeds Stand With Gov Hassan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | NH Insider

    NHDP - ICYMI: Businesses, Advocates & Electeds Stand With Gov Hassan As She Fights For A Fiscally Responsible Budget That Protects Economic Priorities Tom Strickland , owner of Sequoya Technologies Group in Peterborough , wrote in an op-ed , "My business is larger than 93 percent of the businesses in New Hampshire and these tax cuts will only save me $150 per year. That's not enough for me to hire workers, buy equipment, or expand What these tax cuts WILL do is result in even deeper cuts in critical state programs.


  19. Adding tamper resistant properties to medications can help curb prescription drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Medical News

    Health Canada today published a Notice of Pre-Consultation in Canada Gazette, Part I, seeking stakeholder feedback on draft Tamper-Resistant Properties of Drugs Regulations. The draft regulations would require that all controlled release oxycodone products have tamper-resistant properties before they can be sold in Canada.


  20. Harbor Village Detox Comments on the Possibility of Isradipine...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | PRWeb

    According to Medical News Today on June 24th researchers from the University of Texas have found that a high blood pressure medication with a compound named isradipine stopped cocaine and alcohol addiction in lab rats. The study suggests the chemicals helps to eliminate the subconscious memories of use, long associated as triggers for relapse, including people associated with drug and alcohol addiction, familiar places of abuse, sounds, and sights associate with drug use.