The state? Florida. The charge? Illegal possession of Xanax. The defendant? Mr. Cocaine. Really.
Last Update: April 15th, 2014 at 2:01 pm
With one-third of Tennesseans filling prescriptions for painkillers every year, is the noted increase in overdose deaths surprising?
Last Update: April 8th, 2014 at 1:54 pm
Ever wondered what to do when someone you know is overdosing? Don’t worry, this new naloxone injector actually talks you though the process. That’s right: it talks.
Last Update: April 9th, 2014 at 10:07 am
A Manhattan court reporter may have jeopardized the verdicts in around 30 court cases when he wrote “I HATE MY JOB” instead of recording the case. His excuse? Alcoholism.
Last Update: March 24th, 2014 at 3:03 pm
The kids ran off to the McDonald’s play area, while Mommy and Daddy stayed in McDonalds and played with their heroin.
Controversy continues to surround the release of Zohydro ER: Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia has proposed a ban of the drug until a safer, more “abuse-proof” version is available.
Last Update: March 19th, 2014 at 12:48 pm
A recovering addict in New Jersey has created a documentary to raise awareness about the state’s heroin epidemic, after four of his friends died of overdose in a 10 day period.
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.
More ecstasy pills contaminated with other drugs, killing people. This time the pills were appropriately named “Mortal Kombat”.
Last Update: February 2nd, 2016 at 8:04 pm
Is this the end of Purple Drank? As Actavis pulls the infamous promethazine plus codeine syrup from the market, what will fans of the sweet syrupy downer do?
Last Update: February 5th, 2014 at 10:13 pm
New reports out of England connect bath salts to violence once again, this time mephedrone (street name “meow-meow”) involved in a stabbing and self-mutilation.
The number of adults charged to drug related offenses in certain suburbs of New Jersey have more than doubled between 2008 and 2012. The narcotic invading most homes? Heroin.
Last Update: August 5th, 2013 at 1:27 pm
Drugged-Driving is increasingly the cause of DUI charges. A Florida man received 8 separate DUI charges in one day, thought to be related to some form of drug, not alcohol.
Last Update: October 1st, 2013 at 3:09 pm
New Jersey has a prescription drug addiction epidemic, and it’s supporting a thriving heroin trade. Over half of drug-related deaths in New Jersey were associated with prescription drugs.