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.
The billionaire family behind OxyContin is finally having its moment of reckoning
More than 500 cities, counties, and Native American tribes just slapped the Sackler family with another lawsuit.
Pharma reps bragged about opioid sales in parody video of A$AP Rocky’s “Fuckin’ Problems”
"I got new patients, yeah, I got a lot of ‘em."
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What It's Like to Detox in Jail
The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
The first person ever is about to be executed with fentanyl — and it’s not Scott Dozier
The title has shifted to 60-year-old Carey Dean Moore, who’s been on death row in Nebraska for nearly four decades.
What you need to know about tianeptine, the unapproved anti-depressant that's poisoning some people
The CDC has reported an uptick in the number of calls related to tianeptine received by poison control centers.
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Iowans are trying to legalize an underground needle exchange
Cases of hepatitis C in Iowa are up 375 percent
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People Are Sticking Needles in Their Ears to Treat Addiction
Acudetox is finding its place in a small but growing number of addiction treatment centers around the country.
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Nevada is keeping its fentanyl execution plan a secret
These states drastically underreport opioid overdoses, study says
A new study, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, suggests that deadly overdoses involving opioids could be even more common.
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Inside the first court designed to keep opioid addicts alive
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Uh-oh, Jeff Sessions found out about the dark web
The U.S. attorney general has found what he considers a new target: the dark web.