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Beaches closed as cocaine washes up along French coast

Gulf News - 35 minutes ago

Vancouver pilots new fentanyl-patch program to combat opioid crisis

The Globe and Mail - 1 hour ago


Sky News - 2 hours ago

Dad who found 27-year-old son dead from methadone intoxication addresses his son's drug supplier in court

Oregon Live - 3 hours ago

Defendants in opioid case say politico's input not needed - 3 hours ago

Beaches In France Closed After 1,000 Kg Of Cocaine Washes Up Along Coast

NDTV - 6 hours ago

Man lured to Airbnb for cocaine deal was ambushed, robbed and killed, cops say

Orlando Sentinel - 6 hours ago

Editorial: As recreational marijuana comes to Illinois, beware the dangers of THC vaping

Chicago Tribune - 7 hours ago

Nothing's Happening to the Officer Who Misidentified Bird Shit as Cocaine in the Arrest of a Young Black Man -- The $2 test that the cop administered on the side of a dark road without wearing gloves was horribly wrong.

VICE News - 7 hours ago

Cocaine treasure hunters warned off French beaches

Aljazeera - 7 hours ago

France clears beaches after bricks of 'very pure' cocaine wash up daily, puzzling investigators

Fox News - 9 hours ago

Beaches in France closed after 'extremely pure' cocaine continues to wash up

Australian Broadcasting Corp - 9 hours ago

Wild pigs dig up $35,000 cocaine stash buried by gang

NZ Herald - 10 hours ago

Woman who swallowed €92k worth of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin is jailed for one year - 11 hours ago

High tide: French police warn cocaine fortune hunters off beaches

Channel NewsAsia - 13 hours ago

Man arrested as Gardai seize €1.4m worth of cocaine in Drogheda | The Irish Post

GARDAI have seized a massive amount of cocaine from a vehicle in Drogheda with an estimated stree...

Irish Post - 13 hours ago

Opioid Addiction In Jails: An Anthropologist's Perspective

NPR - 18 hours ago

Granderson: Rex Chapman rebounds to social media star after opioid battle

Los Angeles Times - 23 hours ago

Chattanooga Man Faces Charges After He and Minor Son Pass Out While Snorting Heroin

Chattanoogan - 1 day ago

1,600 pounds of 'pure' cocaine worth $66 million have washed up on French beaches, puzzling officials

New York Daily News - 1 day ago

Tenn. doctor plans to plead guilty to opioid distribution

A Tennessee doctor who had five patients fatally overdose in a 10-month span intends to plead guilty to distributing a controlled substance.

Star Tribune - 1 day ago

Here's what the 2020 Democratic Candidates plan to do about America's opioid crisis

Chicago Tribune - 1 day ago

Packages of 'very pure' cocaine keep washing up on French beaches

Evening Standard - 1 day ago

A cocaine-fuelled musical folly: why New York, New York almost killed Martin Scorsese

Telegraph UK - 1 day ago

Meditation Reduced The Opioid Dose She Needs To Ease Chronic Pain By 75%

NPR - 1 day ago

How Germany Averted An Opioid Crisis

Kaiser Health News - 1 day ago

New fingerprinting technology will reveal whether someone has recently used heroin - even if they have washed their hands afterwards

Daily Mail - 1 day ago

Pa. is treating more opioid overdoses as homicides. Defense lawyers are learning to fight back.

Harm-reduction advocates say such harsh punishments hearken back to failed War on Drugs-era policies that criminalize drug use instead of treating it.

The Philadelphia Inquirer - 2 days ago

Family describes the personal toll of the nation’s opioid crisis

Megan Megale and Shea Megale share the loss of their loved one in new book 'American Boy.'

Fox News - 2 days ago

U.S. surgeon general fights opioid crisis as nation's doctor. But it's also personal

Dr. Jerome Adams, the 20th surgeon general, shared his strategy at the Western States Opioid Summit in San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 2 days ago

Ohio counties to be part of $350M federal opioid study

AP News - 3 days ago

Sanford Burnham Prebys gets $3.58M to study drug to treat opioid overdose

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 3 days ago

CDC Calls Vitamin E ‘Strong Culprit’ in Vaping Crisis

The CDC unveiled a report linking vitamin E acetate to a rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths.

Rolling Stone - 4 days ago

Combination of Vitamin E Acetate and THC could be to blame for national outbreak of vaping illnesses that has killed 40 and sickened more than 2,000 people

Daily Mail - 4 days ago

Whitney Houston first tried cocaine at age 14, claims pal Robyn Crawford in memoir

Fox News - 4 days ago

'County lines' drugs dealer tried to flush heroin and crack down the toilet

WalesOnline - 4 days ago

Man behind viral Oak Park Zillow listing says cocaine on counter was a joke

Detroit Metro Times - 5 days ago

West Virginia surgeon implants electrodes into opioid addict's BRAIN in first US procedure that is designed to ease his cravings by acting like a dopamine 'pacemaker'

Daily Mail - 5 days ago

New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

AP News - 5 days ago

China Sentences Man to Death for Trafficking Illegal Fentanyl to U.S.

A Chinese man was sentenced to death after being convicted of running an illegal fentanyl ring that sent the drug to the United States.

Rolling Stone - 5 days ago

NHL players' opinions vary on league's alleged cocaine crisis

Fox News - 5 days ago

Man has chip implanted in his brain to help tackle opioid addiction

Independent UK - 5 days ago

Mom Behind Viral Heroin Overdose Photo Celebrates 3 Years of Sobriety

Inside Edition - 12 days ago

Study: Sleep and Anxiety Prescription Drugs Kill More Than Cocaine

Rio Times - 13 days ago

Oklahoma governor, lawmakers weigh in on opioid judgment

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Governor and legislative leaders tell judge Johnson & Johnson's opioid abatement payments should not be limited to one year

Oklahoman - 15 days ago

Opioid addiction can be overcome with mindfulness, study suggests

Mindfulness therapy can change brain activity in people addicted to opioids, reducing their cravings and making them more responsive to non-opioid rewards.

Los Angeles Times - 15 days ago

Study: Chocolate chip cookies are as addictive as cocaine

Oklahoman - 17 days ago

Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits

Oklahoman - 19 days ago

The Latest: National opioid settlement could be hard sell

Oklahoman - 19 days ago


Oklahoman - 19 days ago

Governor: Ohio making plans to divide future opioid dollars

Oklahoman - 19 days ago

Four drug companies reach last-minute $260 million settlement in historic opioid lawsuit

Four major drug companies have settled with two Ohio counties to avoid going to trial over their role in the opioid crisis.

New York Daily News - 22 days ago

Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit

Oklahoman - 22 days ago

Brockton museum portrays the agony of opioid addiction

Boston Globe - 23 days ago

Here, the opioid crisis is bigger than politics. As rehab centers replace pill mills, an Ohio River city fights back

The scars from Portsmouth’s illegal pill mills run deep. When it seemed help wasn’t coming, an Army veteran and a group of fitness instructors, rehab counselors, and businessmen decided to try a new strategy.

Boston Globe - 23 days ago

State regent resigns following criticisms of his role in opioid appeal

Oklahoman - 25 days ago

The Latest: Jury chosen for opioid trial, but talks continue

OCT 17, 2019 - CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a federal trial over the toll of opioids (all times local):1:15 p.m.A jury has been chosen for the first federal trial on the opioid crisis even as the push...

Oklahoman - 25 days ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects immediate opioid trial delay

Oklahoman - 26 days ago

Big question in opioid suits: How to divide any settlement

Oklahoman - 26 days ago

Oklahoma launches inmate opioid relapse prevention program

Oklahoman - 26 days ago

Oklahoma doctors charged in separate opioid drug cases

Oklahoman - 26 days ago

Chronic pain patients complain obtaining opioid medications has become difficult

Oklahoman - 27 days ago

Almost 50 pounds of cocaine fount in Port Everglades shipped from Dominican Republic

Dominican Today - 27 days ago

Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in Oklahoma opioid case

Oklahoman - 27 days ago

Drug distributor shares spike on word of opioid settlement

Oklahoman - 27 days ago

New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years

Oklahoman - 28 days ago

Opioid trial judge admits $107 million math error

OCT 16, 2019 - NORMAN — A judge admitted Tuesday to making a $107 million math error in his verdict in the state's opioid case. "That will be the last time I use that calculator," said...

Oklahoman - 28 days ago

Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story

Oklahoman - 29 days ago

Maryland woman working to expose opioid treatment scam

The Baltimore Sun - 29 days ago

Captain of yacht pleads guilty to smuggling 400 kilos of cocaine from Dominican Republic

Dominican Today - 1 month ago

Legislator questions 'loyalty' of state regent aiding opioid appeal

OCT 11, 2019 - An Oklahoma State Regent for Higher Education came under fire Thursday for representing opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson in its appeal against an Oklahoma judge's ruling...

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Court denies attempts to stop opioid trial before it begins

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Sesame Street introduces new character to help kids understand opioid crisis

NBC News - 1 month ago

Attorneys for opioid maker want judge to correct alleged $107 million mathematical error in judgment rendered against them

Oklahoman - 1 month ago

Doctor facing life in prison for thousands of opioid doses

Houston Chronicle - 1 month ago

Minnesota police seize nearly $4 million worth of illegal THC vaping cartridges in massive bust

Police in Minnesota seized nearly $4 million worth of illegal THC cartridges near Minneapolis as the nation’s vaping-related death count continued to climb.

New York Daily News - 1 month ago

Astronomers find water vapor on distant, temperate planet -- A pair of papers published this week argue that water vapor is present on K2-18 b, a temperate planet some 111 light-years from Earth.

Christian Science Monitor - 1 month ago

7 Florida children hospitalized after eating THC candy disguised as regular sour candy

Seven Florida children were hospitalized after eating candy laced with THC. A classmate had brought it to school and handed it out.

Orlando Sentinel - 2 months ago

Point of View: Question the Oklahoma opioid lawsuit ruling

Oklahoman - 2 months ago

Maker of Windex Wants You to Know It’s Not in Opioid Biz

The attorney general of Oklahoma might have created a bit of confusion on that point in discussing an opioid settlement.

New York Magazine - 2 months ago

Signal sent with opioid verdict

Oklahoman - 2 months ago

Watch Richard Sackler Deny His Family’s Role in the Opioid Crisis — ProPublica

Sackler testified in 2015 in a lawsuit brought by Kentucky against his family’s company, Purdue Pharma, which makes the painkiller OxyContin. We published the transcript in February. Now you can see the video.

ProPublica - 2 months ago

Australia: Japanese woman, 62, accused of smuggling methamphetamine

Tokyo Reporter - 2 months ago

Ruling announced in Oklahoma opioid trial - Photo Gallery

Oklahoman - 2 months ago

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

ProPublica - 2 months ago