Morning Roundup: June 27, 2019

Demi Lovato to tell her story in her first album since her overdose, PBS show reveals that US troops were given speed by the government and San Francisco to ban e-cigarette sales.

Alanis Morissette Talks Postpartum Depression [Good Morning America]

The “You Oughta Know” singer opened up about pregnancy, postpartum depression and family life for a Self magazine profile.

New Jersey Authorizes Paramedics To Start Addiction Treatment At The Scene Of An Overdose [STAT]

This week New Jersey’s health commissioner authorized paramedics to give buprenorphine shortly after they have been revived from an opioid overdose. The authorization is the first of its kind in the US.

Demi Lovato Promises To Tell Her Side Of The Story With First Album Since Overdose [Fox News]

In an Instagram story, Lovato wrote, “You know what’s great about making an album? You get to say anything you want, be as open and honest as possible and finally tell your side of the story regardless of who might not like it.”

Nazis Weren’t The Only Ones Using Meth In World War 2 [Gizmodo]

A new episode of the PBS show Secrets of the Dead  chronicles the use of methamphetamine by American and British troops during World War 2. Historians say the meth was given to the soldiers by the government in an effort to make them more confident and aggressive.

UN Issues Warning Says Opioid Addiction 50% Higher Globally Than Thought [Daily Mail]

According to the 2019 World Drug Report, global opioid use disorder has risen 56%. Meanwhile cocaine use has hit record-breaking numbers.

Atlanta May Soon Ban Smoking in Restaurants, Airports [WSBTV]

A city council committee has passed an ordinance that would take the statewide smoking ban a step further by making it illegal to smoke in restaurants and airports.

San Francisco Bans Sales of Juuls and All Other E-Cigarettes [People]

In an effort to curb teen vaping use, San Francisco has opted to ban the sales of e-cigarettes. The bill is expected to be signed into law by the mayor soon.

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