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The Grace, Joys, and Sadnesses of 'Roma'

Plus, some upsetting new information about the way Oxycontin was marketed.
Rob Zacny
1.24.19
Drugs

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.29.18
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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."
John Carr
6.19.17
Opioids

A lone senator just declared war on America’s biggest opioid makers

Alex Thompson
3.28.17
News

​How Weed Is Helping Opioid Users Beat Addiction

A growing body of experts and patients say cannabis should be prescribed before painkillers.
Manisha Krishnan
12.17.16
News

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.
Jake Kivanc
12.13.16
Drugs

This Tiny Implant May Disrupt America’s Opioid Addiction Problem

Think of it like a microscopic IV with no physical traces.
Luke Winkie
11.15.16
crime & drugs

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.
Tamara Khandaker
6.22.16
News

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.
Garth Mullins
4.18.16
Health

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.
Tess Owen
3.17.16
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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.
Drew Schwartz
10.30.15
News

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.
Katharina Bloom
9.17.15
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