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 Cocaine
Big claims have been made about the infiltration of fentanyl into America's cocaine supply. So we got some hard data.
Trump’s Drug Officials Warn of Looming Legal Chaos if Congress Doesn’t Ban Fentanyl Lookalikes
“We are running out of time, and if a solution isn’t found, prosecutors will undoubtedly be hindered, and drug traffickers will undoubtedly be helped”
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.
Guns, Strippers, and Fancy Dinners: How One Opioid Company Bribed Doctors to Prescribe Fentanyl
“Would you like to get a bite to eat? Somewhere spectacular! Maybe shoot guns before?”
Billionaire Opioid CEO Found Guilty in Scheme to Bribe Doctors with Lap Dances and Lavish Dinners
The scheme was meant to encourage doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl-based spray.
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.
America's overdose crisis keeps getting worse. Fentanyl isn’t the only drug to blame.
Deaths caused by the synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, a new study found.
More Canadians Are Facing Jail in the US for Dealing Fentanyl on the Dark Web
A Calgary man faces at least ten years in prison for shipping fentanyl and other drugs across the border disguised as kids’ toys and Pez-like candy.
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."