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Addiction to opiates is a serious condition that affects millions of people across the country. In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the numbers of people who die from a drug overdose from drugs like heroin and prescription pain relievers has been steadily on the rise for the last several years.
Maybe the time has come to allow the District of Columbia to chart its own course.
"I want to marry opium and our children would be Quaaludes and I would be a happy man."
Former cartel head William Rodriguez-Abadia has written a book he hopes will set the record straight.
The potential to treat patients diagnosed with depression is bound to spark heated debate over the popular club drug's medical use.
The Fix Q&A with Ethan Nadelmann—founder of the Drug Policy Alliance—on activism, policy and that TED talk.
While Agassi revealed that he tested positive for meth, Shields revealed that his problems with the drug went much further.
Parents rebelled against a controversial program that tested kids as young as 10 and 11 years old.
A recent poll shows that while some may support medical marijuana, that doesn't mean they approve of its recreational use.
Marijuana smuggler sues feds over dog bite, New Jersey mayor sees DUI charge dismissed, and Australian attorney wants legal meth.
I swapped a bar full of booze for one with weights on each end.
The part of the brain that processes emotion could also help trigger addiction.
While Congress has struggled to pass a simple spending bill, they did manage to insert language stopping the feds from interfering.
The DUI arrest of Bella Hadid is just the latest alcohol-related incident on the popular reality series.
A master therapist discusses the things that can keep him up at night in his work with clients who are still using substances.
Alfred Catino, who was part of the famous heroin ring from the 1970s, faces new drug charges in Connecticut.
After threatening his wife in a drunken stupor six months ago, the former Scandal actor has come clean.
Facebook designing technology to stop drunk selfies, Mitch McConnell liked SNL's drunk parody, and man blames beer-battered fish for 10th DUI.
Researchers have identified so-called dopamine signatures unique to men and women.
Despite treatment professionals' claims about addiction movies being helpful, many addicts have said they've wanted to relapse after seeing drug use on screen.