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Can harm reduction, the philosophy that stems HIV transmission and heroin overdoses, help curb a Thanksgiving COVID-19 meltdown?

Chicago Tribune - 2 days ago

America's Other Epidemic: The Opioid Crisis Is Worse Than 4 Years Ago

NPR - 4 days ago

Opinion -- As opioid use spikes during pandemic, consumption sites should be 'a no-brainer' -- Andrew Lodge, Brianne Goertzen, Jenny Ewasiuk -- Canada -- - -- Manitoba

CBC News - 4 days ago

The stress of 2020 is turning the opioid crisis into a disaster | Editorial

The opioid crisis was hitting Central Florida hard before 2020. The tumultuous months of COVID-19, social unrest and divisive politics have made a bad situation much worse. Overdoses are expected to be up about 70%, and nationwide more than 100,000 people are expected to die from opioid abuse this year. The situation was largely forgotten during all the other mayhem, but it's time for government, businesses and society as a hole to get truly serious about the opioid crisis.

Orlando Sentinel - 16 days ago

Donald Trump's Alleged Ties To Cocaine Trafficker Resurface After Debate

Inquisitr - 30 days ago

Russian Government Officials Might Be Behind A Global Cocaine Ring

Russian embassy officials may have been involved in a massive cocaine operation, in a crime that appears to be more akin to a John le Carré novel than real life. But despite the fantastic story, The ...

Inquisitr - 2 months ago

Opioid Overdoses Keep Surging in Chicago, Killing Black People on the West Side

Half of Cook County’s confirmed opioid-related deaths have been among Black residents, even though they make up less than a quarter of the county’s population. Officials warn that the COVID-19…

ProPublica - 4 months ago

US agents seize 573 lbs. cocaine on Santo Domingo-San Juan Ferry

Dominican Today - 4 months ago

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

ProPublica - 7 months ago

Attorneys General in 37 States Urge Insurance Industry to Do More to Curb Opioid Epidemic

ProPublica - 7 months ago

Senator Calls on Insurers to Improve Access to Non-Opioid Pain Treatments

ProPublica - 7 months ago

Pressure Mounts on Insurance Companies to Consider Their Role in Opioid Epidemic

ProPublica - 7 months ago

Opioid Makers, Blamed for Overdose Epidemic, Cut Back on Marketing Payments to Doctors

ProPublica - 7 months ago

New Zealand rugby player nabbed over alleged use of cocaine in Roppongi

Tokyo police have arrested a New Zealand rugby player for the Top League's Hino Red Dolphins over the alleged use of cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 8 months ago

'It felt like I was being ripped open, and they wouldn’t help me’: Black, Latina women report more pain postpartum but receive less opioid medication, study says

Black and Latina women report higher pain postpartum, but they are getting fewer opioid medications.

Chicago Tribune - 8 months ago

Attorney general dismisses lawsuit against three opioid distributors, but plans to refile later

Oklahoman - 9 months ago

Oklahoma ScissorTales: Oklahoma AG goes after opioid distributors

Oklahoman - 10 months ago

States With Legal Marijuana Have Less Opioid Prescriptions On Average, Study Says

Inquisitr - 11 months ago

Inside Purdue Pharma's Media Playbook: How It Planted the Opioid "Anti-Story"

ProPublica - 1 year ago

Watch Richard Sackler Deny His Family's Role in the Opioid Crisis

ProPublica - 1 year ago

How Has the "Crack Cocaine of Gambling" Affected Illinois? The State Hasn't Bothered to Check.

ProPublica - 1 year ago