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.
Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore
The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen
As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
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.
The Deadly Worst Case Scenario for America's Xanax Obsession
Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation
Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
This Radical New Fentanyl Trend Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers
One fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'
"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
What Happened After I Found Out My Son Was Addicted to Heroin
One mother recounts how she found herself in the midst of Florida’s opioid epidemic and corrupt treatment industry – and how to deal with it.
Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought
"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
The Medics Who Get High On Their Own Supply
With stressful jobs and easy access to pharmaceutical grade opiates, it's no wonder some doctors get hooked on the drugs they use on their patients.
America's Rich and Powerful Have Permission Slips to Get High
From politicians to business executives, America's drug policy is set up to give recreational access to (white) people with status and money – and screw everyone else.