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Golden State Gives No-Go for Booze-Cannabis Combo 

Alcohol is legal in California. Now, recreational use of marijuana is, too. Does that mean Californians will be allowed to sit at their favorite ba...

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FDA Raids Juul Headquarters as First Step in E-Cig Crackdown

Spare a thought for the forgotten world of nicotine addiction. With countless studies being released eroding the stigma of alcoholism as a failure ...

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A Response to Hooked In Wisconsin

“I don’t want to be here. I don’t want this to be my life,” Sarah Bear says from the Marathon County Jail. Currently serving two years behind bars,...

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Dark Web Oxy Dealer Could Get 20 Years in Prison

Frenchman Guy Vallerius – aka the “OxyMonster”- is accused of selling the illicit drugs oxycodone, cocaine, and methamphetamine over the dark web. ...

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German Electrical Plant Burns Pot for Energy

What happens to confiscated pot? Does it go to Mary Jane jail somewhere? Is it donated to hospitals for medical research? Does it get tossed into t...

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Buckeye State Goes After Pharmaceutical Giants

An estimated 200,000 Ohioans are addicted to opioids. State officials lay much of the blame at the feet of Big Pharma. State Attorney General Mike ...

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Ruthless Drug Dealer Ordered to Pay for His Client’s Funeral

Opioid abuse is killing thousands of Americans each year. Every day, nearly 100 lives are lost to the opioid epidemic. Many of these fatalities are...

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Is Telemedicine the Solution for Addiction in Rural America?

The closest addiction specialist is three hours away. You don’t have a reliable vehicle. If you arrange for a ride or take public transportation, e...

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New Drug Testing Technology Makes Urine Samples a Thing of the Past

Breathe on this. Spit on that. Provide a urine sample. You know the drill. The methods of drug testing are relatively common and well-known. From b...

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Fentanyl: The Newest Lethal Injection Ingredient

Fifty times stronger than heroin, the synthetic opioid fentanyl is flooding the drug market – and heightening the danger of overdose. In search of ...

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