November 18, 2017  Last Update: December 21, 2016, 11:10 pm

Man Arrested Trying to Smuggle Heroin Lollipops Through Orlando International Airport

Rafael Jimenez was arrested after trying to smuggle nearly 7 pounds (over 3.2 kilos) of heroin through Orlando International airport. The heroin was hidden inside of lollipops. Although Jimenez was caught sweaty, nervous, and in possession of the narcotics, the DEA press release reminds us that the suspect is innocent until proven guilty.

Ohio Woman Arrested for Injecting Her Children with Heroin

Shantel Parker is accused of injecting her kids, ages 14 and 16, with heroin before they would head off to school. The Hocking County Ohio Sheriff claims Ms. Parker has been providing heroin and other drugs to her children for several months.

Long Island’s “Heroin Highway”

The Long Island Expressway is being called “The Heroin Highway” by law enforcement officials, after they executed over 120 arrests for heroin sales between dealers in Queens and drug consumers on the east end of Long island.

Ron Paul’s “Hearty Support of Heroin”

Ron Paul wants heroin legalized… or so the media would have you believe. What does he actually say about heroin?

Professionals, Soccer Coaches, Teachers use Heroin

Half the drug cases in Denton County, Texas this year involve heroin, a big rise from prior years.

Narcan Saves Money. Now can people have it?

After 3 years of distribution of naloxone in heroin-busy neighborhoods of San Francisco, the data show significant cost savings. We’ve become a nation of people who routinely trade our principles for cash, so maybe it’s time to loosen the reigns on naloxone?

Harm Reduction Wins a Round

Supervised injection site in Vancouver British Columbia gets support from Canadian Supreme Court.

Harm Reduction Wins, Safe Injection Site Stays

Insite, the only legal supervised injection site in North America, offers clean needles for injection drug use and various health care resources for struggling addicts.

Krokodil Eating Away at Russian Addicts

Krokodil, a cheap home-made injectable drug, kills users within the first couple years, but is gaining popularity in rural Russia.