The Grace, Joys, and Sadnesses of 'Roma'
Plus, some upsetting new information about the way Oxycontin was marketed.
Opioids Are Showing Up in Mussels in the Pacific Northwest
They won't get you high, but they do show just how much oxycodone is being consumed in the area.
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This Is Exactly How I Became Addicted to Heroin
"It's not like I was living on the streets and robbing old ladies."
A lone senator just declared war on America’s biggest opioid makers
How Weed Is Helping Opioid Users Beat Addiction
A growing body of experts and patients say cannabis should be prescribed before painkillers.
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.
This Tiny Implant May Disrupt America’s Opioid Addiction Problem
Think of it like a microscopic IV with no physical traces.
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How doctors and big pharma helped create North America's fentanyl crisis
Fentanyl has been responsible for hundreds of deaths in recent years, and it shows no sign of abating. Some doctors have been warning about this for years.
Canadian Prisoners Win Battle to Access Methadone
The change in policy comes just as British Columbia announced a public health emergency due to drug overdose deaths.
The CDC Just Told American Doctors to Rethink Pain Treatment and Opioid Addiction
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the first federal guidelines for doctors prescribing addictive painkillers such as OxyContin.
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The Feds Busted a Massive Oxy Ring in New York This Month
A couple allegedly used their small pharmacies in Ridgewood, Queens and Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to dish out the drug on an historic scale.
Hitler and the Nazis Were Seriously into Their Amphetamines and Opiates
We had a chat with Norman Ohler, whose latest book, 'Der Totale Rausch,' explains the story behind the Nazis' "performance enhancing" drug habits.