Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in the "drug death capital of Europe".
From the explosion of ADHD meds to the economic crisis to the Trump presidency, this dangerous trend didn't come out of nowhere.
There is a palpable nihilism and vulnerability to many of these artists that’s reflected in both what they put in and on their body.
Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
How the drug went from a medication for Middle America to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
The anti-anxiety prescription drug hopped over the Atlantic to impact DJs, producers and fans alike.
One young man records his struggle to break free from his addiction to counterfeit Xanax.
In the US and UK, use is way up – as are the harms being caused by people overdoing it.
Over the last decade, the number of opioid ODs involving drugs like Xanax and Valium increased 600 percent in BC.
And, of course, a baby ended up with some in his mouth.
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