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Lewis County to receive more than $600K to help combat opioid epidemic

The Columbian - 11 minutes ago

Federal health minister appeals to Alberta to reconsider closing opioid treatment program | CBC News

A controversial treatment for chronic opioid addiction has gained little traction in Canada in spite of some glowing reviews and federal support. Now Canada's health minister is calling on Alberta to reconsider closing its program, which involves administering pharmaceutical-grade opioids in a clinical setting, sometimes several times a day.

CBC News - 2 days ago

A groundbreaking new British drug offers hope to opioid addicts

Business Insider - 2 days ago

AJ McLean claims his first cocaine bump was right before video shoot for 'The Call'

New York Daily News - 2 days ago

Spencer Haywood opens about cocaine addiction, getting kicked off champion Lakers in new book

New York Daily News - 3 days ago

Australian police seize £136m worth of cocaine hidden in frozen fruit products

Telegraph UK - 3 days ago

Dramatic increase in opioid use in the UK as prescriptions for CODEINE jump five-fold in 10 years raising concerns of an addiction crisis

Daily Mail - 4 days ago

America is still in the middle of an opioid epidemic. Why did we stop talking about it?

The social isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic is making treating the opioid epidemic so much harder.

USA Today - 4 days ago

Is COVID-19 making the US opioid crisis WORSE? March 2020 saw a 10% rise in drug overdose deaths after two years of steady declines, early CDC data suggests

Daily Mail - 6 days ago

Police in Greece seize 225 pounds of heroin in vacation home

New York Daily News - 6 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 - 29 days 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 - 3 months ago

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

Dominican Today - 3 months ago

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

ProPublica - 6 months ago

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

ProPublica - 6 months ago

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

ProPublica - 6 months ago

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

ProPublica - 6 months ago

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

ProPublica - 6 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 - 7 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 - 7 months ago

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

Oklahoman - 7 months ago

Oklahoma ScissorTales: Oklahoma AG goes after opioid distributors

Oklahoman - 9 months ago

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

Inquisitr - 10 months ago

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

ProPublica - 11 months 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