Addiction News

September 1, 2016

Obama Commutes 111 Sentences for Non-Violent Offenders

Obama Commutes 111 Sentences for Non-Violent Offenders President Barack Obama has commuted 325 sentences in the month of August alone. He is on a roll with […]
August 24, 2016

27 Heroin Overdoses over 4 Hour Span in West Virginia City

27 Heroin Overdoses in 4 Hours in West Virginia City Heroin Overdoses — On Monday, August 15, over the course of a four-hour period, the city […]
August 23, 2016

Prince’s Death and Fentanyl: Pills Found in Home Contain Fentanyl

Prince Death and Fentanyl According to a knowledgeable source that spoke to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the pills found in Prince’s Paisley Park compound that were […]
August 15, 2016

Elderly Drug Abuse: A Growing Trend in the United States

Elderly Drug Abuse in the United States Elderly drug abuse is a growing trend in the United States. It often goes untreated and unreported due to […]
August 8, 2016

Kratom: An Emerging Drug of Abuse

What is Kratom? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report on July 29, 2016 warning that kratom is considered an “emerging drug […]
August 5, 2016

Naloxone: What Is Naloxone and How Does It Work?

What is Naloxone? Americans are dying from drug overdoses at an alarming rate. The majority of these deaths are resulting from prescription painkillers and heroin. In […]
August 1, 2016

Fentanyl-Laced Counterfeit Pills Resulting in Overdoses in the US

Fentanyl-Laced Counterfeit Pills The federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has released a report warning that the widespread counterfeit pill phenomenon is no longer a series of […]
July 22, 2016

Carfentanil: Heroin Cut with Elephant Sedatives in Ohio

Carfentanil Leading to Overdoses in Ohio Reports out of Akron, Ohio claim that drug users are mixing powerful elephant sedatives with heroin to achieve a longer-lasting […]
July 20, 2016

Marijuana Laced with Meth and Fentanyl in North Dakota

Marijuana Laced with Meth and Fentanyl Law enforcement officials in North Dakota have issued a warning that marijuana sold in the Bismarck region may be laced […]