Why It Still Sucks To Get High in the Arab World's Biggest City
Egypt has been trying to eliminate drug use since the medieval era. But for just as long, people in Cairo have been finding ways around the clampdowns.
WATCH: The Opioid Crisis Sweeping Through Africa
Watch the latest episode of 'The War On Drugs'.
I Got Addicted to Dark Web Opiates During Lockdown
A 21-year-old student shares her story of developing drug dependency issues while holed up in her university accommodation.
Africa Is Going Through an Opioid Crisis, But It's Not What You Think
Labourers are taking counterfeit pills in order to work longer hours.
Nearly Half of Recent Rotorua Drug Overdose Patients Were Under 18
One 16-year-old experimented with Tramadol because he was “bored with school”.
An Opioid Popularized by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa
The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were abusing drugs like tramadol.
People Are Stealing Drugs Prescribed to Pets
Veterinarians want to get ahead of this disturbing pattern.
Fotos der skildrer den syntetiske narkoepidemi, som hærger Gaza
Gaza er blevet hærget af den hastige udbredelse af det syntetiske opiat Tramadol i årevis. Vi sendte en fotograf til striben for at dokumentere salg, politibeslaglæggelser, og den eskapistiske lidelse, der sender folk ud i opiatmisbrug.
Photos of the Synthetic Drug Epidemic That's Ravaged Gaza
For years now, Gaza has been rocked by the proliferation of a synthetic opiate called Tramadol. We sent a photographer to document sales, police confiscations, and the human suffering that pushes people into opiate use.
What It’s Like to Take Opioids for Pain
Read an excerpt from Carlyn Zwarenstein's 'Opium Eater: The New Confessions' about a writer's struggle with opiates to cure her chronic pain.
The Islamic State May Have Gotten Caught Smuggling a Huge Shipment of Opiates to Libya
After receiving a tip from the US Drug Enforcement Agency, Greek authorities busted a shipment of 26 million tablets containing Tramadol, a prescription painkiller. The pills had originated in New Delhi, and were headed to Libya.
The Beast, his Instagram Meltdown – and the NRL's Prescripton Drug Problem
Tramadol, energy drinks, and social media are a bad combination, and beloved Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei is paying the price for mixing them together.