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Philadelphia Cop Caught in Conspiracy to Sell Drugs Seized from Dealers

A Philadelphia officer is accused of playing a role in a multi-state conspiracy to distribute drugs seized from dealers. A federal investigation has been opened...

White House Commission Suggests 56 Strategies to Combat Opioid Crisis

Thursday the Opioid Commission tasked by President Donald Trump sent the White House a list of 56 methods to mitigate the opioid crisis. It...

California Now Has Seventh Lowest Overdose Rate in the Country

Although California is one of the states with the lowest opioid abuse, the epidemic is still killing thousands of people. While in West Virginia--the...

Founder of Drug Company Insys Therapeautics Charged with Bribery

John N. Kapoor, founder of Insys Therapeutics--a multibillion dollar drug company that manufactures opioids--is being charged with bribery in a scandal where he led a nationwide campaign...

Children with mental health disorders found to be at high risk...

New research has shown that people who battle mental health disorders as children are at greater risk of developing addictions as adults. Dutch researchers launched...

Exploring the link between drug abuse and internet addiction among students

A recent study, published in the journal Psychology Research and Behavior Management, surveyed 385 Iranian high school students on their internet usage and drug...

Using ‘n-bomb’ can kill you

  When the psychedelic mescaline, which naturally occurs from the peyote cactus, gets mixed with a series of unpronounceable chemicals, (4-chloro-2,5-dimethoxy-N-, 4-iodo-2,5-dimethoxy-N-, 2-methoxybenzyl,3,4,5-trimethoxy-N-, 2-methoxybenzyl, phenethylamine)...

Why are women more susceptible to drug dependence than men?

The  U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in August that the number of newborn babies with an opioid addiction has tripled in...

DEA’s Latest Ban Plan: Kratom

Kratom is an unusual, natural substance consumed in Asian countries including Thailand and Malaysia, since the early 1800s, to help treat anxiety and depression,...
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