FBI Arrest Police Union President, Investigating Alleged ‘Fake Fundraisers’
Harold "BJ" Sanders, the police union president in Bossier City, allegedly bought opioids on the criminal market.
How Drug Users Would Solve the Opioid Crisis
Users say they want to end prohibition, seek reparations, and get invested in pain alternatives like weed. In Vancouver, that’s already happening.
The Thin Line Between 'Bad Drugs' and Medicine
Medical anthropologist Danya Glabau is teaching a class in how the discourse around drugs has changed.
Drug Dealers Explain How They Keep Their Hustles Secret from Their Families
'Breaking Bad' is probably the best known pop-culture example of a drug merchant's life getting turned inside-out, but it happens to ordinary people the world over. We interviewed several about how dealing complicated their lives and relationships.
Boner Pills and Sex Stimulants Are Still the Wild West of Herbal Supplements
The few studies on these products seem to suggest that over three quarters of sex supplements found at places like corner stores likely contain pharmaceuticals. That means every gas station pill has potential to be a hazardous pharmaceutical mystery...
Can Locking Up Pill-Pushing Doctors Put an End to Prescription Drug Abuse?
Last week, Dr. Lisa Tseng was found guilty of second-degree murder for writing prescriptions that led to patient overdoses. But it's not clear that punishing doctors will help addicts in need.
Fewer People Are Driving Drunk, But More Are Driving While on Drugs
A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association found that 22 percent of all US drivers are stoned.
How Do Illegal Drugs Affect Women’s Fertility?
We looked into which drugs will compromise your chances of conceiving, which drugs will screw up your pregnancy, and which ones are, all things considered, relatively safe.
This Doctor Wants to Provide Quality Control for Your Illegal Drugs
The market for illegal drugs has no regulation, so it's hard to know if you're getting what you think you are. Dr. Fernando Caudevilla, who moonlights on the deep web as "Dr. X," will chemically test your drugs before you take them—basically, quality...
With No Monitoring Program, Missouri Is a Haven for Prescription Drug Addicts
The state has one of the highest overdose rates in the nation, a problem fueled by the lack of a program that tracks prescriptions.