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Just before her 21st birthday, Mary was given an unusual gift: addiction

It is hard to find a woman in a relationship with anyone on ice who hasn’t been violently abused, say experts. Credit: just before her 21st birthday, Mary* was given an unusual gift – addiction. “My boyfriend of the time gave me my first injection of ice,” Mary, a pseudonym, told a special inquiry into the drug ice and other amphetamines. Her violent boyfriend, who was addicted to ice, had been trying to get her […]

People Are Overdosing on Wasp Spray in West Virginia as an alternative to methamphetamine

  Several people in a county in West Virginia recently overdosed from wasp spray, which they used as an alternative to methamphetamine, according to news reports. Police in Boone County say they’ve seen a rise in residents abusing wasp spray to achieve a meth-like high, according to local news outlet WCHS. The practice is believed to have played a role in three overdoses in the county last week, WCHS reported. “People are making a synthetic […]

New Scientific Study Shows Marijuana is 100X Less Toxic Than Alcohol & Safer Than Tobacco

Science once again catching up with what many of us already knew – but this is definately great progress: A new scientific study has investigated the toxicity of various drugs and found Marijuana the clear winner by far. It’s been found significantly less toxic than all the other substances on the list – including not only illegal drugs but the LEGAL alcohol and tobacco. Here’s our full report. Claims on marijuana’s medicinal values have been […]

Study with Mice , A Closer Step Toward ‘Heroin Vaccine’

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 — Researchers say they are one step nearer to testing a heroin vaccine in humans — in what they hope will become an additional weapon in fighting America’s opioid epidemic. Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, in California, have developed an trial vaccine that seems safe and effective in animals. It also has a long enough shelf-life to be practical. Those are all key hurdles, the researchers said, and the vaccine […]

Meth, coke and oil: A drug bonanza in the Texas shale patch USA.

MIDLAND, Texas (Reuters) – When Joe Forsythe returned to the West Texas oilfields last year after a stint in a drug rehab facility, he figured he had beaten his addiction to methamphetamine. The 32-year-old rig worker and equipment handler lasted about a year before relapsing. “It’s easy to get back into that mentality,” said Forsythe, of Midland, Texas, who said he no longer uses drugs after several stints in rehab since 2015. “I’d work 24 […]

Prescription opioids are causing more Australians to die than heroin: ABS..Australian Bureau of Statistics

More Australians are dying from accidental opioid overdoses each year, with prescription painkillers rather than heroin now accounting for two-thirds of the fatalities, latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. An analysis of finalised ABS data by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre found 68 per cent of the 668 overdose deaths in 2013 were related to pharmaceutical opioids – a far cry from the heroin epidemic of the 1990s when the majority of opioid deaths […]

Fighting Drug Addiction and Winning by 20 Celebs! See who they are here.

Let these celeb. examples of success stories drive you to win the war with drug addiction & dependence. Celebs and drug addictions are like bread and peanut butter. They go together but at one point they will either cut the bad habit and transfer to yoga or… they’ll eventually make a band about pizza. There is also the infamous 27 club that has taken too much lives already. Money, publicity and too many temptations usually […]

POLICE DRUG SQUAD COMMANDER DESCRIBES THE HORRID EFFECT OF USING ‘ICE’

As the state’s drug squad commander, it causes him sleepless nights. As a father, it breaks his heart. Detective Superintendent Tony Cooke has witnessed first-hand the devastating impact ice is having on today’s younger generation. It frustrates him that so many teenagers downplay its risks, even over a short period of use. “Kids who should be getting ready for some of their brightest, most enjoyable years are getting hooked on Ice, and it is controlling […]

TOP US MODEL GOES UNDER WITH CONTINUED USE OF METH. VIDEO SHOWS THE HORRID AFTERMART

 JAEL STRAUSS VIDEO ON WHAT SHE HAS BECOME AFTER A HEAVY METH ADDICTION. Henry Sapiecha

THE FACES OF CRYSTAL METH DRUG ADDICTS BEFORE & AFTER

CONTINUED METH USE BY ADDICTS OVER A PERIOD SHOWS THE RESULTS IN THESE FACES BEFORE & AFTER ‘Faces of meth’ pictures from the Multnomah County Sheriff, showing the effects of methamphetamine addiction. SO WHAT WOULD YOU LOOK LIKE AFTER A WHILE USING METH?? Henry Sapiecha  

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