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Crystal Meth: Not for Weight Loss!

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We just read a story in the news that reported a REALLY strange and depressing statistic. Something like 30 percent of female meth addicts are risking their lives, physically and even legally, by abusing one of the worst illegal drugs ever invented to achieve something called “body image”.

The study that revealed that information, from the Burnet Institute of Medical Research in Australia, found that weight loss is a key factor in abusing meth. Meanwhile, a Canadian addiction specialist has found the same situation in Western Canada. He says 30 percent of the female meth abusers he sees in Vancouver are using it to control their weight. more…

Drug News: November 12, 2010

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Heroin – New York Three arrested in Port Jervis heroin bust – recordonline.com PORT JERVIS — City police Tuesday arrested a Monticello man they say sold heroin to undercover officers. Alcohol Abuse – Australia Indigenous leaders fear rise in drug, alcohol abuse – ABC | Indigenous A Cape York leader in far north Queensland says more…

Drug News: November 8, 2010

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Heroin – Australia Australian woman who hid heroin in stomach held – Thaindian News Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) An Australian woman has been arrested here after she was found to have swallowed 41 balloons filled with heroin, a media report said Saturday. Meth-Related Death – UK 10-day-old girl dies in washing machine – Thaindian News more…

Drug News: November 5, 2010

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Heroin – Colorado Students found using heroin at AAHS – Coloradoconnection.com COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Academy District 20 officials said they found students using heroin and other substances at Air Academy High School, and one student has been arrested. Cocaine – Florida ‘Candy’ cocaine leads to drug arrest – UPI.com FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 4 more…

Drug News: November 1, 2010

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Marijuana – Arizona Border agents recover $1.3 million in marijuana – azcentral.com TUCSON – Border Patrol agents working a desert area in southwestern Arizona Sunday recovered 1,700 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $1.3 million. Crack Cocaine – California 87 year old crack dealer Ola Mae Agee jailed – Thaindian News Los Angeles, Nov 1 more…

Drug News: October 29, 2010

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Mouth Swab Drug Testing – USA Mouth Swab Drug Test Facts – Buzzle.com Saliva drug test is one of the most common procedures for detecting drug abuse in potential users. Read about mouth swab drug test facts in the following article to know more. Methamphetamine Lab Bust – Michigan Fugitive at large after Sherwood Twp. more…

Drug News: October 27, 2010

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Meth – Iowa Mom convicted in girl’s death faces meth charges – KWQC-TV Davenport, IA / Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A Cedar Rapids mother who’s been sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with her 2-year-old daughter’s death faces new drug charges. Inhalants – Virginia Survey suggests more Fairfax County youths more…

Drug News: October 25, 2010

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Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages – Washington Caffeinated Booze Four Loko, Not Drugs, Sickened Students at Party – abc NEWS / Health A highly caffeinated, but legal alcoholic drink was responsible for sickening dozens and sent nine Central Washington students to the hospital and led to an investigation of whether the party-goers had been drugged, police said more…

Drug News: October 22, 2010

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Prescription Drug Abuse – USA Quest Diagnostics reports use of prescription opiates by American workers has increased by 40% – THE MEDICAL NEWS Accidents do happen, but many times the incident could have been prevented when it is a result of prescription drug abuse. Ending Drug Abuse – Georgia Annual summit focuses on breaking cycle more…

Drug News: October 19, 2010

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Youth & Alcohol Study – UK Brit Kids Get Drunk for About Half the Cost of a Chocolate Bar – MeDINDIA A recent study has revealed that youngsters in the UK can get drunk for half the price of a chocolate bar. Drug-Related ER Visits For Kids – USA Kids Under 6 Made Majority of more…

Drug News: October 18, 2010

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Cocaine & Meth – Oregon Medford family members charged in drug bust – OregonLive.com, The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. — Several members of a family have been arrested on charges of dealing methamphetamine, marijuana and cocaine. Alcohol-Related Crash – Michigan Covert man hurt in crash early Sunday morning – Mlive.com PAW PAW — A 48-year-old more…

Drug News: October 14, 2010

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Underage Drinking – Nebraska Solutions Sought For Alcohol-Related Crashes – KETV.com OMAHA, Neb. — Frustration mounted in a meeting Wednesday of educators, law officials and advocates on how best to contain the problem of underage drinking. Substance Abuse – USA WWE Substance Abuse In WWE Dogs Linda McMahon’s Senate Run – THE 33 CW Dallas more…

Drug News: October 13, 2010

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Cocaine – Canada Taser use questioned in drug user’s death – cnews Crime In a state of excited delirium from a weekend of smoking, snorting and injecting cocaine, Marreel wreaked havoc on the hamlet of Fisher’s Glen in the county of Norfolk in southern Ontario, testified Norfolk OPP officers at the John Sopinka Courthouse in more…

Drug News: October 12, 2010

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Illegal Drugs – USA High School Grafton High Faculty Learns How To Spot Illegal Drugs – msnbc.com Authorities in Taylor County say that the drug problem in the county isn’t getting any better. Date Rape Drug – Washington Cops Investigating Overdoses of 12 Teens on Spiked Drinks – abc NEWS / Health Date Rape Drug more…

Drug News: October 6, 2010

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Drug Testing – USA Lawmaker Calls for Drug Testing the Unemployed – Drug Addiction Treatment From the “things that make you go hmmm…” file comes a radical idea proposed by a South Carolina gubernatorial Republican nominee. Nikki Haley is calling for all of the state’s unemployed workers to undergo drug testing before being approved to more…

Drug News: September 29, 2010

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Marijuana – Texas Mom nabbed over kid drug dealer – KTEN 10, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) – A 22-year-old south Texas woman is behind bars after her neighbors reported that her 4-year-old daughter was trying to sell a brick of marijuana. Prescription Drug Abuse – Australia We Must Stop Prescription Drug Abuse With more…

Drug News: September 21, 2010

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Substance Abuse – USA Celebrity Why Would Lindsay Lohan Tweet Her Relapse? – abc NEWS / Entertainment In the tweet heard ’round the world, Lindsay Lohan confirmed late Friday that she’d failed a court-ordered drug test – an outcome that could send her back to jail, under the terms of her probation. TMZ.com reported that more…

Drug News: September 20, 2010

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Cocaine – USA Celebrity Paris Hilton To Plead Guilty – Thaindian News Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 29 year old Paris Hilton is ready to plead guilty in court in order to save herself from serving a jail sentence. Paris Hilton was arrested last month on August 27 when she was caught with cocaine. She more…

Drug News: September 10, 2010

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Marijuana – Canada Marijuana grow-op discovered in Grenfell theatre – The Regina Leader-Post An abandoned theatre in the small town of Grenfell is now the scene of a drug investigation after members of the Broadview RCMP discovered a marijuana grow operation inside the facility. Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention – USA New Patient Safety Alliance Launches more…

Drug News: April 26, 2010

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Heroin – Oregon Reed Heroin Deaths Prompt Gov’t Intervention – The Huffington Post Last week, the president of Reed College was given a warning from state officials: Stop drug use at the Portland, Ore. campus, or risk facing a loss of federal funding. Prescription Drugs – USA Time to turn in old drugs – The more…

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