How I Infiltrated a Chinese Drug Lab
For his new book investigating the powerful opioid fentanyl, journalist Ben Westhoff explains how he found himself inside a synthetic drug lab on the outskirts of Shanghai.
The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids
Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds
The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.
Fentanyl Speedballs Are the Latest Disturbing Trend in America's Opioid Crisis
Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.
The New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Kind of Misleading
Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.
The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl
Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Restaurant Apologizes for Instagram Post Showing Baggie of Fentanyl as 'New Brunch Special'
Yuzu bar in Ohio chalked up the misunderstanding to "a generational gap of humor."
In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug
Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis
Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
6 Falsehoods Trump Recycled to Sell His Border Wall on Primetime TV
“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” the president said during his short speech on Tuesday.
News of Zealand
New Zealanders Might Actually Know What's In Their Drugs This Summer
The government takes steps to allow drug testing at music festivals.
The Story of How I Finally Quit Rack
It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.