More organ donors are dying of drug overdoses, according to new stats released this week.
It’s been a cold, dark winter in British Columbia.
The trend of slow but real progress away from absolute criminalisation of drugs in America is in serious trouble.
"It's been chaos and constant putting out fires, not only in our building of 90 residents, but on the streets, in the alleys."
Naloxone kits are failing more and more often because drugs like fentanyl are more potent than they've ever been. Health officials say new approaches are necessary.
The feds are set to make Kratom, a popular herbal painkiller used as an alternative to heroin and Oxy, schedule I. This is very bad for America's addicts and others who use opioids.
Bootleg fentanyl from China has flooded the illicit opioid market in both the US and Canada.
It's allegedly been used as a chemical weapon and is an elephant tranquilizer—now, it's being spiked into heroin.
The druggy generation raised on DARE and "Just Say No" in the 1980s is trying a new strategy.