Latest Methamphetamine addiction News

Pence addresses Montana meth problem, headlines fundraiser

Jun. 12, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence pushed a combination of tough law enforcement and treatment for addicts to combat Montana's methamphetamine crisis, during a Wednesday visit to the state that was also aimed at raising campaign cash for fellow Republican Sen. Steve Daines. The vice president...

The Latest: Pence pledges help on meth, headlines fundraiser

Jun. 12, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Montana (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is pushing a combination of tough law enforcement and treatment for addicts to combat Montana's methamphetamine crisis. Pence also planned to raise campaign cash for a...

South Dakota Women's Prison group fights meth addiction

Jun. 9, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Native American woman is bringing attention to the impact of methamphetamine addiction from within the South Dakota Women's Prison. Heather Shooter, 37, started the support group Sober is Sacred to encourage other inmates to join the fight to demand more drug treatment services at the...