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New Treatment Needed For Drug Detox In Jails, Some Officials Say

As one may imagine, institutions that carry out drug-related criminal sentences have a high population of people who are incarcerated while actively addicted to legal and illegal drugs. Some of these include heroin, cocaine, alcohol, prescription narcotics like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and benzodiazepines like clonazepam and alprazalom. Individuals who have purchased these off the street may have exposed themselves to ...

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Desiigner — Drug Charges Include Methadone, Steroids and Oxycontin

Desiigner is in a heap of trouble, because TMZ has learned the drugs cops allegedly found in the SUV in which he was riding included OxyContin, methadone and illegal steroids. TMZ broke the story, the passengers in the SUV and the driver of a car were involved in a road rage incident Thursday night on the streets of New York. ...

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Drug Companies Now Have New Drugs to Treat the Side Effects of the Drugs They're Selling You

Poop! It’s funny! So when White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked to comment on a Super Bowl opioid-induced constipation “awareness” ad, paid for by the pharmaceutical companies which spent hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire a new constipation drug for painkiller users, soft giggles rippled through the press pit. Drug companies profiting off drug users who can’t ...

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McFarland USA Hero Arrested For Conspiring With Drug Dealer

A cross-country runner portrayed in Disney’s McFarland USA, now grown up and working as a Bakersfield Police Detective, was arrested Friday for conspiring with a drug dealer to help him escape arrest. Federal authorities say 43-year-old Damacio Diaz took bribes from a narcotics dealer and in exchange provided the names of police informants gave details of law enforcement investigations and ...

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From Miss Moneypenny to a drug addict, Naomie Harris is hardly playing to type

By Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail Published: 18:57 EST, 22 October 2015 | Updated: 02:11 EST, 23 October 2015 Naomie Harris is playing a haggard drug user in a new film. But she’ll be hurrying back to London in time for Monday’s royal premiere of Bond film Spectre, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in attendance. ‘I’ll be ...

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New Drug In Clinical Trials Turns ‘Bad’ White Fat Into ‘Good’ Brown Fat – Could Aide In Diabetes Treatment As Well

Researchers have developed a drug that can convert white fat, that is considered bad for the human body, into brown fat, which is beneficial. The experimental weight-loss drug that will eventually help people burn fat has been trialed in mice, and the results are highly promising. The new drug, technically referred to as GC-1, has successfully boosted mice’s metabolism, and ...

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Marijuana For Depression: New Study Reveals Drug As Viable Treatment

Marijuana for depression may be the next cause that defenders of marijuana legalization latch on to after a new study has indicated the drug could be a viable form of treatment. Huffington Post reports that neuroscientists from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions found that “endocannabinoids — chemical compounds in the brain that activate the same receptors as ...

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Sondra Arquiett sues Drug Enforcement Administration agent over fake Facebook page in drug case, court papers say

Updated October 7, 2014 5:37 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS This image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for “Sondra Prince.” (Credit: AP) Travel deals WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case, ...

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Krokodil Drug Deaths Confirmed In The United States Or Media Hype?

Krokodil drug deaths have been confirmed in the United States and published in medical journals according to at least one doctor. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was skeptical over whether the Krokodil drug was actually in America at all. But in order for the DEA to officially confirm any case of the abuse ...

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