Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Revised DUI laws take effect Wednesday in Washington State

via TDN.com

New DUI laws that take effect Aug. 1 include higher fines and mandatory blood draws for felony DUI-related crimes. The new law also adds additional chemicals and "huffing" inhalants to the list of intoxicating substances subject to penalties.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

30-Year-Old Man from Montana Dies Huffing Pressurized Cleaner

via KFBB.com

A 30-year-old male was found dead in Montana, police say the cause of death was a result from huffing pressurized cleaner from an aerosol can. His identity has not yet been released.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Man in Utah accidentally sets off blast inside car

via rexburgstandardjournal.com

Police say a man suffered severe burns Thursday evening after inhalant vapors exploded from containers of computer duster later found in his car. 

Dangerous habit makes resurgence in Australia

via thechronicle.com

This article discusses the abuse of inhalants becoming more frequent amongst children of a younger age. Includes statistics and risks of those who are inhalant abusers.

Teenager in Illinois in Fatal Crash Picks Bench Trial

via pjstar.com

The Toulon teenager accused of "huffing" while driving in a high-speed crash that killed three Stark County teens and injured another last year has decided not to trust his fate to a jury.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Pennsylvania woman found guilty of 'huffing' in car wreck that injured 13-month-old son

via centredaily.com

A Pennsylvania woman with a 13-month-old was in a severe car crash due to huffing an aerosol product. She has been found guilty of misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a 13-month-old child, recklessly endangering another person, and DUI, and three summary offenses.

Read more here: http://www.centredaily.com/2012/07/06/3253095/woman-found-guilty-of-huffing.html#storylink=cpy

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

New Zealand teenagers who were allegedly 'huffing' end with burns

via nzherald.co.nz

Two teens are currently being treated for burns from 2 explosions in a home. The teenagers were huffing gasoline from glass bottles when the explosion happened. Fire investigators have not yet determined the cause of the explosions.

First-Time Teen Alcohol, Drug Use Peaks in Summer

via webmd.com

This article gives statistics on the peaking numbers of teenagers who are more inclined to try drugs and alcohol. Summer has proven to be the prime time for risky and dangerous behavior among youth.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Driver Charged with “huffing” After Head-on Crash in North Carolina

via myfox8.com

A 27-year-old man has been charged with inhaling fumes for purpose of causing intoxication and two-counts of personal injury by vehicle. The crash occurred on Wednesday, June 20th. Check out the article above for more details.