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Senate Panel OKs Califf Nomination for F.D.A. Chief -- A split committee vote revealed concerns about the opioid epidemic and abortion policies, foreshadowing a likely close vote on confirmation by the full Senate. -- Christina Jewett

New York Times - 9 hours ago

Christine McGuinness reveals her wishes for her children as she discusses her own difficult childhood and her father's struggle with heroin addiction

Daily Mail - 10 hours ago

As opioid overdose deaths hit new record, pressure grows for safe places to inject drugs in Chicago

The toll from opioids has been increasing since 2015, when there were 647 overdose deaths in Cook County. This past year’s total is expected to be more than 2,000 once all tests are back.

Chicago Sun-Times - 14 hours ago

'Runner's high' may result from molecules called cannabinoids – body's own version of THC and CBD - Studies in humans and in animal models are pointing to endocannabinoids – not endorphins – as the star players in the runner's high. 13 Jan

News 24 - 19 hours ago

Biden FDA nominee squeaks by committee amid controversy over opioid crisis

Washington Examiner - 20 hours ago

Life - Premium - 'When I received my doctorate, heroin users approached me to ask if I'd write them a script'

Independent.ie - 1 day ago

412 kilos of cocaine from Dominican Republic seized in Italy

Dominican Today - 2 days ago

Why is Canada's deadly opioid overdose epidemic not a top priority for the Trudeau government?

The Globe and Mail - 2 days ago

Chicago stores exploit legal loophole to sell THC-O, a 'psychedelic' 3 times stronger than weed

Chicago Sun-Times - 3 days ago

'The Hard Sell' is a vivid tale of opioid firm showcased at Boston trial

Boston Globe - 4 days ago

Experimental vaccine may block effects of opioids

An experimental vaccine could help fight the nation's opioid epidemic. Nearly 1 million Americans have died from drug overdoses in the last two decades, with more than 70% of them involving opioids. Dr. Jon LaPook takes a look.

CBS News - 4 days ago

Sorry, pot smokers: Research on cannabis to fight COVID studied hemp compounds, not THC

Orlando Sentinel - 4 days ago

FIRST PERSON | I watched the opioid crisis from the front lines. I'm glad I'm leaving | CBC News

Canadians need to know what first responders see every day of the opioid crisis, writes former Calgary firefighter Dan Scheuerman.

CBC News - 4 days ago

'The doctor told me, sir, you're a junkie': The opioid epidemic hits Israel

Haaretz - 11 days ago

Niger police seize more than 200kg of cocaine from mayor's truck

Independent.ie - 14 days ago

Teva Fueled Opioid Addiction in New York, Jury Finds - Hamodia.com

Hamodia - 18 days ago

Israeli drugmaker Teva fueled opioid addiction in New York, jury finds

Haaretz - 18 days ago

Israeli drug maker Teva fueled opioid addiction in New York, jury finds

Verdict comes after three U.S. states accuse Teva of engaging in misleading marketing practices that fueled opioid addiction, including by pushing opioid drugs for off-label use

YNET News - 18 days ago

Food addiction: The science behind what drives it and the horrifying toll it takes - NZ Herald

What it is like to battle compulsive eating, a disorder that affects 12 million people.

NZ Herald - 19 days ago

4 Olympic Games staffers from U.S. and U.K. arrested for using cocaine

Tokyo Reporter - 22 days ago

Heroin addict babies, leeches, dodgy spivs? Come on, nurse - it's meant to be Christmas!

Daily Mail - 22 days ago

I've seen the ruined lives behind the cocaine habits of the dinner party set who love to brag about their ethical values, writes HARRIET SERGEANT

Daily Mail - 1 month ago

Best THC Detox Methods To Flush Out Weed From Your Body

The Denver Post - 5 months ago

We Are Releasing the Full Video of Richard Sackler's Testimony About Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Crisis

ProPublica - 5 months ago

New Research Offers Rare Hope for Treating Methamphetamine Use Disorder

Gizmodo - 1 year ago

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

ProPublica - 1 year ago

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

ProPublica - 1 year ago

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

ProPublica - 1 year ago

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

ProPublica - 1 year ago

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

ProPublica - 1 year ago

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

ProPublica - 1 year ago

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

ProPublica - 2 years ago

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

ProPublica - 2 years ago

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

ProPublica - 2 years ago