April 8, 2020  Last Update: November 12, 2019, 4:01 pm

Miami Vice, in New Jersey

Like something out of an episode of Miami Vice, Officer Ralph “the Milk Man” Mata has been booked on drug crime charges in New Jersey.

Is Diet Coke Addictive?

Is Diet Coke addicting? Or is Coca-Cola trying to suggest that being “on” a substance, like Diet Coke, is a good thing?

Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Report

Cocaine, Benzos, Amphetamines (speed), and Heroin were included in the “multi drug toxicity” said to have caused the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in New York City.

Ritalin Cures Cocaine Addiction? Nope.

No, Ritalin is not a cure for cocaine addiction. A student researcher ran some imaging scans to see if Ritalin acted differently on cocaine addicts than non-addicts. The media jumped to wild conclusions, as is typical.

Papa John’s now has both Coke AND Pepsi

In NY City a delivery man was allegedly delivering more than pizza and pepsi in his Papa John’s Pizza delivery uniform. The arrest came after cops received delivery of a $27,500 kilo of cocaine they ordered.

Biological Psychiatry says Size Matters with Cocaine Addiction

Reports of new research from the journal “Biological Psychiatry” suggests that the ability to “manage” cocaine without becoming overwhelmed by addiction seems to have something to do with the size of the frontal lobe.

American Airlines Cocaine: Operation Heavy Cargo

The DEA busted a cocaine smuggling ring that carried 9,000 kilos of cocaine into the United States (Miami, Orlando, and Newark NJ) via Puerto Rico. American Airlines employees were among those indicted.

Whitney Houston Cause of Death: Cocaine Abuse, Drowning

The LA coroner has released findings of the Whitney Houston autopsy. Cause of death: accidental drowning, facilitated by chronic cocaine abuse. Also in her system: Xanax, marijuana, Flexeril, and Benadril.

Whitney Houston Dead at 48: Drugs Took Toll

Updated: Singer/actress Whitney Houston’s successful career masked her drug problems, and the toll drugs took on her personal life. AP is reporting Whitney Houston is dead at age 48. No cause has been reported at this time.

Younger Brother Eats 1oz of Cocaine Hidden in Brothers’ Butt, and Dies

Big Brother had 2 strikes already when he got busted along with Little Brother. He then convinced Little Bro to eat the ounce of cocaine he had hidden in his behind, to save him from jail time. Guess what happened next.

Is Charlie Sheen Enabling Brooke Mueller?

Reports suggest Charlie Sheen bailed out Brooke Mueller, after her parents failed to help her avoid lock-up for cocaine possession charges. Is he enabling her?

Addiction is a Lonely and Terrifying Place to Be

The rock n’ roll lifestyle took its toll on Duff McKagan, former bassist for Guns N’ Roses. Now the musician-turned-writer is speaking out on drug and alcohol abuse, with a “tell all” book.

A Half Ton Less Heroin on U.S. Streets this Month

The DEA’s “Project Delirium” yielded 1,005 pounds of heroin, 2,773 pounds of methamphetamine, 2,722 kilos of cocaine, 14,818 pounds of marijuana, $62 million in U.S. currency, and $3.8 million in other assets. Wow.

Eternal Sunshine of the Cokeless Mind

Who knew that a pill used to treat hypertension can also erase memories? This unintentional discovery has researchers hoping that they’ve found the first way to treat cocaine abuse, not just withdrawal symptoms.