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.
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.
A Friend Once Warned the Billionaire Behind OxyContin That He "Could Become Pablo Escobar of the New Millennium”
"I hate to say this, but ..." the friend wrote to Richard Sackler in a 2002 email.
After Leaving Thousands in Agony, the CDC Is Finally Clarifying Its Painkiller Restrictions
The agency is addressing the widespread suffering caused by the crackdown on opioids—the result of predictable misapplication of its guidelines.
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.
An opioid distributor and its execs were just charged with drug trafficking
“Today’s charges should send shockwaves throughout the pharmaceutical industry," said the DEA special agent
A bunch of docs just got busted for allegedly doling out millions of illegal painkillers
Among them, the “Rock Doc” allegedly prescribed hundreds of thousands of opioids and benzodiazepines, sometimes in exchange for sexual favors.
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.
Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore
The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me About the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen
As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
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.