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Opioid Overdoses Now Cause The Nation's Most Preventable Injury-Related Deaths
Americans are more likely to accidentally overdose than die in a motor vehicle accident or a fall, according to a new report.
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Dog Screening Cruise Ship Passengers For Drugs Survives Overdose
Jake, a Florida K-9, had to be given Narcan after having a severe reaction to drugs he found on a passenger.
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New 'Church' Wants To Save Lives — By Offering A Safe Place To Shoot Up
When a disillusioned young advocate didn’t think public health officials were taking drug overdose deaths seriously, he vowed to step in.
Hemp Is Legal Nationwide
Hemp was only illegal because of xenophobia and racism in the 1900s.
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I Took Psychedelic Drugs On A Self-Help Retreat And This Is What I Learned
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Parts of the experience were more intense, overwhelming and confusing than I could possibly put into words.
George H.W. Bush White House Once Ordered Drug Buy From Teen For Presidential TV Stunt
A black high schooler was sentenced to 10 years in prison over the incident that has recirculated after the president's death.
Amanda Bynes Opens Up About Drug-Fueled Downfall In New Interview
"It was like an alien had literally invaded my body," the actress said in Paper Magazine’s “Break the Internet” issue.
Republicans Hope You Didn't Notice Their Latest Cruel Unemployment 'Reform'
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The GOP is trying to put yet another roadblock between between poor people and the help they need.
Missing North Carolina Teacher Was Killed In Mexico By Drug Trafficker: Governor
Patrick Braxton-Andrew, who taught high school Spanish, vanished during a walk in Chihuahua late last month.
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Do You Use Drugs? You Can Help The Global Drug Survey Start An Honest Dialogue.
Legal marijuana markets, psychedelic therapies and drugs and the Me Too movement are just a few of the topics covered in this year's Global Drug Survey.
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Mexican Drug Kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Begins Trial In Brooklyn
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The Brooklyn federal court has taken steps to protect witnesses' identities. Some worked directly for Guzman's Sinaloa cartel.
Lost Your Job? Donald Trump Would Like You To Pee In A Cup.
A new drug-testing proposal has profound implications for future regulations of all kinds.
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Here's How The New Opioid Deal Could Help Kids And Families
The bill recognizes that children and families are a key part of the crisis.
Jamie Lee Curtis On Getting Sober: 'The Single Greatest Thing I Will Ever Do"
Jamie Lee Curtis -- one of Hollywood’s best-known celebs -- has been open and honest about her past with opiate and alcohol addiction.
Visiting Canada For Legal Weed? Don’t Expect Amsterdam North
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Canada has become the second country to legalize marijuana.
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Family Writes Candid Obituary For Woman Who Died After Years Of Opioid Addiction
"Her disease brought her to places of incredible darkness, and this darkness compounded on itself."
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Opioid Bill Expands Treatment Options
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The legislation calls for roughly $8 billion in federal investment over five years.
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For These Florence Survivors, The Threat Of Drug Relapse Was Scarier Than Any Floodwaters
How one North Carolina clinic helped patients with opioid addiction during the storm.
Most Hospital ERs Won’t Treat Your Addiction. These Will.
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Fewer than 5 percent of emergency doctors work in hospitals that offer anti-addiction meds.
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Kristen Bell Admits She Smokes Weed In Front Of Sober Husband Dax Shepard
She hasn't taken up his idea to throw an ecstasy party -- yet.
GOP Lawmaker Thinks Congress Should Be Subjected To Random Drug Testing Too
Rep. Clay Higgins said elected officials should be required to undergo the "same kind of random drug screenings that working-class Americans have to endure."
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Hurricanes Are A Relapse Danger For Drug Users, But Experts Have A Plan For Florence
Previous hurricanes have left people with addiction in dire positions.
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How To Talk To Your Kids About Addiction
The first step: Start early.
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Black Patients Prescribed Opioids Are More Likely To Be Tested For Illicit Drugs
A new Yale study found disparities in how white and black patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain are treated.
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California Passes Bill To Expunge Old Marijuana Convictions
It's estimated that more than 218,000 cases could be eligible if Gov. Jerry Brown signs it into law.
Massive K2 Drug Overdose In New Haven
At least 70 people have overdosed in a park in New Haven, Conn., after consuming synthetic marijuana known as K2, authorities say. But what exactly is K2 and why is it dangerous?
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