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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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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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More Than 100 Overdose In New Haven; Authorities Point Finger At Synthetic Marijuana
There have been no fatalities, but authorities consider the incident part of a public health crisis.
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New Kratom Death Reports Still Leave More Questions Than Answers
With the legal fate of kratom hanging in the balance, some health officials are pushing dubious claims about the herbal supplement's deadly risks.
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New York's 'Methadone Pope' Fought For Addiction Treatment Decades Ahead Of His Time
It’s largely because of Dr. Robert Newman that people in the United States and in countries around the world have access to methadone.
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Demi Lovato Released From Hospital 2 Weeks After Apparent Overdose
She sent a heartfelt message to her fans the day after she was reportedly released.
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Inadequate Prison Policies Put Former Inmates At Greater Risk Of Opioid Death
Two-thirds of prisoners have a problem with opioids, but incarceration isn't set up to get people the treatment they need.
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Serena Williams Calls Constant Drug Tests 'Discrimination'
Williams found out last month that she's been tested for doping five times more than any other top American tennis player this year.
Doctors And Policymakers Struggle To Keep Up As Opioid Use Surges Among Women
Women are both uniquely susceptible to prescription opioids and face additional structural barriers to accessing addiction treatment.
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Demi Lovato Fans Are Sharing Stories Of How She Helped Them
The hashtag #HowDemiHasHelpedMe has taken off on Twitter since the singer's hospitalization for a reported drug overdose.
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Demi Lovato Reportedly Hospitalized After Possible Drug Overdose
The singer is being treated and is now "stable," an unnamed source told People.
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Police Find 82 Grams Of Drugs In Wisconsin Woman's Vagina
Police said the woman hid the drugs in a plastic bag.
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Florida Man Asks Cops To Make Sure HIs Meth Is Up To Speed
“Remember, our detectives are always ready to assist anyone who believes they were misled in their illegal drug purchase,” the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said.
Kratom Advocates Take Their Fight To Washington As Potential Federal Ban Looms
After three days of meetings with congressional staffers, supporters say they have an uphill battle to keep their preferred treatment legal.
Watch The Emotional Moment Alice Johnson Walks Free After 21 Years Behind Bars
Alice Marie Johnson was released from Aliceville Correctional Facility after President Donald Trump commuted her life sentence. The president had recently met with Kim Kardashian, who advocated on Johnson’s behalf in the Oval Office.
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How TV Reinforces Our Kinder, Gentler Response To White Drug Use
Pop culture staples reinforce deeply held cultural assumptions about the purity and goodness of white women.
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How To Save Money On Prescription Drugs
We overpay 23 percent of the time, according to one study.
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The Press Must Reckon With Its Role In The War On Drugs
The press stirred up hysteria about black “junkies” and cheered draconian police responses to crack cocaine.
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Marijuana Users Report High Rates Of Dependence In Global Drug Survey
Legalization advocates and the weed industry can support necessary reforms while being honest about the risks of marijuana use, the study's author says.
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FBI Adds Mexican Drug Trafficker To Its Most Wanted List
The United States is offering a $20 million dollar reward for Rafael Caro Quintero's arrest. But getting him extradited may be complicated.
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Feds Investigate After Woman Tells HuffPost She Helped Drug, Rob Up To 100 Men: Attorney
One man's death is linked to the alleged crime spree.
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How One Man's 'Accidental' Death Exposed A Cross-Country Crime Spree
A HuffPost investigation connected dots that police, until now, didn't see.
Fugitive Rafael Caro Quintero Speaks Out On Allegations Of Drug Trafficking
Rafael Caro Quintero, aka “The Prince,” is a fugitive on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s most-wanted list. The alleged leader of the world’s most powerful drug cartel gave an interview while hiding.
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