Wednesday, September 16, 2009

More VSA Headlines - September

Propane sniffing teens in Canada...New huffing laws in the US...
Dust-Off driving death in Philadelphia... More headlines from around the world about the impact of volatile substance abuse.
Bettendorf prepares to expand huffing ordinance Quad City Times Redington said the city decided to add "organic" to the law because they have heard of people huffing something known as "jenkem."

State police honor Clarion officer for drugged driving recognition Clarion News - Clarion, PA, USA... has the distinction of being only the second evaluation of more than 2000 in Pennsylvania in which an inhalant was called and confirmed by toxicology. ...
Propane-sniffing teens believed behind Sask. tank fire CBC.ca Propane-sniffing teenagers were probably responsible for a storage tank fire that erupted a week ago on a northern reserve, officials say. ...
Rescued man was sniffing paint, police say San Antonio Express By Eva Ruth Moravec - Express-News San Antonio police arrested a 50-year-old man suspected of sniffing spray paint from a beer can while San Antonio Fire ...
Cops: 'Huffing' cause of fatal Delco crash Philadelphia Daily News Upper Darby police Superintendent Michael Chitwood Sr. said yesterday that the toxicology results show that Jankins, 20, of Haverford, was huffing the ...
Over 100 treated at Stanley Express Buzz “We treated a three-year-old child who got addicted to sniffing petrol. The child had first accidentally sniffed petrol in a tank when his father was ...

Editorial: Horrors of huffing just don't go away Delaware County Daily Times Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said, “From the beginning of the investigation we thought she had been huffing. The bottom line is, ...

Friday, September 04, 2009

Volatile Substance Abuse - In the News

More headlines from around the world featuring volatile substance abuse. Freon abuse in America, continuing problems with petrol abuse in Australia, the dangers of huffing whilst driving - Please spare a moment to catch up on the latest events.


Concern About New Drug Use The Bahama Journal "For the most part, coming out of the Family Island communities we have seen an increase in inhalant use particularly among our female students. ...

New Concerns Raised on the Dangers of Huffing Cleveland News - Fox 8 SOUTHINGTON, Ohio - The death of a local teen and serious injury to two more, is reminding us of the dangers of huffing, or inhaling chemicals from an ...

Freon may be the new high WFIE-TV A year ago, Ray Sforza learned about freon huffing from a heating and air conference and didn't think it would catch on with teens in Oakland City, ...

Liquor bans linked to petrol sniffing rise ABC Online There are fears petrol sniffing has again taken hold in Western Australia's east Kimberley since the Government introduced alcohol bans in Halls Creek. ...

POLICE: Teens Found Unconscious in Traffic, High on Inhalants WSAZ-TV Officers believe they were both huffing inhalants. Police also found Oxycodone pills in Duff's pocket. Officers also noticed that Duff's car matched the ...

Deadly sniff Fiji Daily Post Glue sniffing may have slipped down the list of worries for parents but it is a bigger killer for teenagers than hard drugs warns experts. ...