HEROIN

9.18.19

Behind the U.S.'s Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs

America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.

8.14.19

Legit, Safe Places to Inject Heroin Are Closer Than Ever

A tool lots of other countries have tried is suddenly within reach in cities like Philadelphia.

7.22.19

An Unprecedented Drop in Overdose Deaths Is Sadly Not Reason to Celebrate

We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.

6.5.19

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.

5.29.19

Your Drug Habit Is Destroying the Planet

The illegal drug trade comes with a significant environmental cost, but it doesn't have to.

5.16.19

Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanizing Myth

“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.

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3.28.19

Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be

Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.

2.18.19

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.

2.13.19

The Taliban-Linked Man Accused of Trying to Funnel Heroin into NYC

This may be a case of US policy in the Middle East coming back to bite it, experts said.

2.13.19

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.

2.7.19

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?

1.18.19

The more drugmakers wowed doctors with gifts and lunches, the more people died of drug overdoses, study shows

"Our findings suggest that direct-to-physician opioid marketing may counter current national efforts to reduce the number of opioids prescribed."

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