It's True: You Can Absolutely Fail a Drug Test After Eating a Poppy Seed Bagel
A Maryland mom tested positive for opiates while in labor and her daughter had to stay in the hospital for five days, and a New York City corrections officer failed a random drug test and lost his job.
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.
An 8-Year Opiate Addiction Fueled His Love for Games. Now, He's Quitting.
Games have helped (and hindered) Larry's addiction for nearly a decade, but he wants to be a better father, a better partner. He's just not sure what it means for his favorite hobby.
What It’s Like Saving Lives on the Front Lines of Canada’s Opioid Crisis
"Within the last 12-month period, we're looking at over 1,000 overdoses requiring the use of naloxone," says one of the operators of North America's first supervised injection site.
Photos of the Synthetic Drug Epidemic That's Ravaged Gaza
For years now, Gaza has been rocked by the proliferation of a synthetic opiate called Tramadol. We sent a photographer to document sales, police confiscations, and the human suffering that pushes people into opiate use.