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WeHo Mayor and Council Members to Address Grindr Meth Issue

WeHo Mayor and Council Members to Address Grindr Meth Issue

West Hollywood’s mayor, city manager and three city council members are going to reach out to the founder and CEO of Grindr and ask...

Mon, Oct 03, 2016 with 9 Comments
Opinion: Will the City Council Speak Up about WeHo’s Meth Market?

Opinion: Will the City Council Speak Up about WeHo’s Meth Market?

Silence can be deafening. And sometimes deadly. Consider the (lack of) response from our elected leaders to a story published by WEHOville...

Fri, Sep 23, 2016 with 6 Comments
WeHo Partners with Gay Sex App in ‘Hackathon’

WeHo Partners with Gay Sex App in ‘Hackathon’

A partner in the seven-week project, intended to provide tech solutions to LGBT issues, is Grindr, a hook-up app controversial for...

Fri, Aug 05, 2016 with 0 Comments
Death of WeHo’s Dirk Shafer is Attributed to Meth and Cocaine

Death of WeHo’s Dirk Shafer is Attributed to Meth and Cocaine

Dirk Shafer, a well-known figure in West Hollywood’s gay community who got national attention for being named Playgirl’s...

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 with 18 Comments
‘Falling’: A Moving Video about the Impact of Meth on Gay Men

‘Falling’: A Moving Video about the Impact of Meth on Gay Men

The video is the latest in a series by Impulse Group that includes "Knowing" and "Open," each of which touches on issues involving HIV.

Fri, Oct 24, 2014 with 2 Comments
WeHo’s ‘Tina & Gina’ Forum Explored the Risks of Meth and GHB and How to Deal with Them

WeHo’s ‘Tina & Gina’ Forum Explored the Risks of Meth and GHB and How to Deal with Them

Three men in recovery and a group that included doctors, an expert on GHB and the director of the Van Ness Recovery House participated in...

Fri, May 09, 2014 with 0 Comments
Medical Examiner Rules Jovin Raethz Died from Combo of GHB, Cocaine and Alcohol

Medical Examiner Rules Jovin Raethz Died from Combo of GHB, Cocaine and Alcohol

The New York City medical examiner’s office has determined that the death of West Hollywood’s Jovin Raethz on March 17 was...

Wed, Apr 30, 2014 with 10 Comments
Social Coke Use Can Cause Heart Problems, New Study Finds

Social Coke Use Can Cause Heart Problems, New Study Finds

You’re not a coke addict. But you like the high that an occasional line of coke gives you when you’re out on the weekend with...

Wed, Apr 30, 2014 with 0 Comments
New Study Suggests a Run or a Workout Reduces Temptation to Use Meth

New Study Suggests a Run or a Workout Reduces Temptation to Use Meth

Should those crystal meth recovery group meetings be held at the gym? A recent study from the Scripps Research Institute (SRI) in San Diego...

Mon, Apr 28, 2014 with 0 Comments
‘Bath Salts’ Give Way to ‘Gravel’ as Drug that Can Provoke Violence

‘Bath Salts’ Give Way to ‘Gravel’ as Drug that Can Provoke Violence

With bans in place on many of the chemical ingredients used in so-called “bath salts,” manufacturers of synthetic drugs have...

Thu, Apr 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
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