Canada Is Making It Easier for Addicts to Inject Drugs Safely
The Canadian government announced Monday that it plans to ease the restrictions on setting up supervised-injection sites imminently. Until then, things don't look good on the ground level.
A Drug that Reverses Opioid Overdoses Is About to Be Sold Over-the-Counter in Australia
Easier access to naloxone could lead to a sizable decrease in opioid-related deaths.
This New England Town Is Trying to Help Opioid Users Instead of Arresting Them
Gloucester, Massachusetts, is set to introduce a drug-forgiveness-and-treatment program for opioid users, the first of its kind in the nation.
How the Pharmaceutical Industry Is Making Money on Your Overdose
Now that opioid overdose is among the leading causes of death, pharmaceutical companies have found a way to make huge profits from selling the antidote, naloxone.