Latest News for: Use addictions


Scientists slam claim that heated tobacco products are less harmful

Independent online (SA) 01 Mar 2021
“While nicotine is not risk-free and is addictive, it is not the primary cause of smoking-related diseases ... Nicotine is the primary addictive agent that ensures a customer for life.” ... “Nicotine is the addiction-causing substance. It is used in pesticides and should not be thought of as a non-toxic substance.”.

March marks Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The Bradford Era 01 Mar 2021
Beacon Light’s Addiction Prevention Department is joining the conversation to bring help and hope to problem gamblers ... gambling remains a hidden addiction ... Another 10-14% are at risk of developing an addiction, which means that they may already show signs of losing control over their gambling behavior.

Body Brokers review – drug abusers feed addiction to profit

The Observer 01 Mar 2021
Wood also runs the same ploy on subcutaneous implants that inhibit opiate addiction, delivering a stream of punters worth $60,000 each to a local surgeon ... not just substance dependency but also American addiction to capitalism – as hinted at by two uses of Public Image Ltd’s Rise on the soundtrack, with its cry that “anger is an energy”.

'Leaving felt a bit like walking out of an abusive relationship' - author Lisa Harding

Irish Independent 01 Mar 2021
... in a story of motherhood, addiction, love, loss and the delicate dawn of hope, that is viscerally told and beautifully written ... When you are a highly-charged performer, and you are used to that attention, that adrenaline, and it stops - that can feel like an addiction.".

Many mobile games violent, addictive...PUBG just one example: Prakash Javadekar

Hindustan Times 01 Mar 2021
Many mobile games are "violent, explicit and addictive", and PUBG was just one example, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Sunday, announcing a government plan to set up a center of excellence in gaming and other related areas to promote Indian cultural ethos ... use," he said.

Danniella Westbrook brands ex Brian Harvey a 'paranoid coke freak' after he accuses her of ...

The Daily Mail 01 Mar 2021
'You are a paranoid coke freak which I used to be, where you think everyone at your front door is MI5 and they're gonna come through your door ... 'I'm just a woman who is trying to do the right thing and putting her past behind her and addiction behind her ... use of the drug ecstasy.

Young woman who 'completely turned her life around' after beating a meth addiction, homelessness and ...

The Daily Mail 01 Mar 2021
A young woman with a 'fighting spirit' won't live to see her 21st birthday after overcoming a teenage meth addiction, homelessness and ovarian cancer. Hayley Smith wound up on the streets when she was 15 after running away from her western Sydney home and developing a meth addiction.

Capping THC levels in medical marijuana is smart policy | Commentary

Orlando Sentinel 01 Mar 2021
... Abuse, there is a direct association between the use of high-potency marijuana and increased risk of addiction, psychosis, anxiety disorders, suicidal ideation and motor-vehicle crashes.

‘Your Dealer Is Nearby’ – How Drugs Are Delivered To Your Doorstep

Huffington Post 01 Mar 2021
“If you look at it in an intelligent way like Portugal – if you legalise personal use of drugs you can then treat addiction as a medical issue rather than locking people away; if you lock someone away with a cannabis problem then they come out with a crack problem.

Wells Court Docket: 03-01-2021

The News Banner 01 Mar 2021
During the course of the search, officers allegedly found a blue bottle cap containing a small piece of white cotton that allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine along with a used hypodermic syringe in a zip pouch ... She did allegedly admit to the investigating detective that one ounce of methamphetamine was more than a typical addict would use.

Tribune editorial: Bill seeks to deter thefts of precious metals

The Bismarck Tribune 01 Mar 2021
This is Up and Down, where we give a brief thumbs up or thumbs down on the issues from the past week. Up ... Bills that passed in the first half of the legislative session seek to expand access to addiction treatment. A bill that passed the House would provide $12 million for substance use disorder vouchers, a $4 million increase from the 2019 session ... .

Wingin’ It … at Chickie’s & Pete’s in EHT

Atlantic City 01 Mar 2021
Ryan Loughlin ... I already knew enough to order a batch of their legendary Crabfries, which if you haven’t had them, are an addictive, delicious, crinkle-cut, seasoned fry - they use a secret blend of spices, but there is definitely some Old Bay in there - served with a side of gooey cheese sauce for dipping. Crabfries and an order of wings to go ... 7.7 ... .

Pennsylvania lawmakers press drug and alcohol programs secretary on marijuana legalization proposal

Courier Express 01 Mar 2021
(The Center Square) – Gov ... Wolf has joined a growing chorus of other mostly Democrat governors across the U.S ... State Rep ... Smith said labeling marijuana a so-called gateway drug is a difficult task, though she did preface the remark by stating people seeking substance abuse treatment for highly addictive drugs typically report using marijuana ... ....