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.
Exclusive NYPD Data Reveals Just How Often Fentanyl Is in US Cocaine
Big claims have been made about the infiltration of fentanyl into America's cocaine supply. So we got some hard data.
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 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.
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?
Alert Over Deadly Fentanyl Found in Fake Pain Pills in the UK
Police and health officials have issued an alert about counterfeit Percocet pills.
This Radical New Fentanyl Trend Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers
One fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
The Story of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine
It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
Huge 'Fentanyl' Bust in North Carolina Turns Out to Just Be Sugar
The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.