Lawmakers fear that normalizing the act of smoking, even if it's just vaping, could undo decades of anti-smoking efforts.
Growing up, my parents set up impossible expectations and were prone to unpredictable outbursts. I didn't just become used to it, I began to get a high from emotional roller coasters—and I found it in relationships with addicts.
The man behind 'InSite' fought hard to establish the first supervised injection site in North America. More than a decade later, he talks exclusively to The Fix about his struggle to keep the doors open.
How the over-prescription of Oxycontin and other opioid painkillers helped lead to the resurgence of street heroin.
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Barbour's father, Sonny Dean, said that his daughter had been to inpatient treatment several times and could not possibly have committed 22 murders.
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Stories of Danielle Lei selling cookies in front of a San Francisco pot dispensary went viral last week and sparked a trend, as well as a debate.
Justin Bieber going to trial, Salvation Army receives pot donation, German doctors claim cannabis kills, and Rob Ford is at it again.
State police reported that 185 people died from heroin overdoses in the last four months – and that's excluding the state’s three largest cities.
Angry that he was denied more alcohol, Edgar Nonga attacked a flight attendant before he was restrained by the flight crew and five passengers.
Researchers found that women who are long-term heavy smokers were 60 percent more likely to develop a common form of breast cancer.
You can help a cocaine addict by addressing the problem head on. Here, we review how to identify and encourage treatment of cocaine addiction for a loved one. Then, we invite your questions at the end.
Colorado, Washington and Uruguay have legalized recreational cannabis, but there are still many questions around how these systems will work. Russell Brown investigates.
Russia's top drug czar, Viktor Ivanov, made the baseless claim that marijuana leads to heroin addiction while also questioning the effectiveness of proven harm reduction techniques.
Christopher Harbourne will receive 32 months in prison in a last-ditch effort to get himself clean after a lifetime of addiction.
Federal prosecutors want their shot at trying the former head of the Sinaloa cartel, even though his arrest is largely seen as symbolic and won't halt the flow of drugs into the United States.
Miley Cyrus swipes beer from audience, substitute teacher arrested for public intoxication, arrest of 'El Chapo' won't stop drugs, and now Ohioans want medical pot.
Dr. Tomasito Virey was one of more than two dozen people implicated in New York’s Astramed scheme earlier this month.
The former head chef of the Kim family revealed the decadent upbringing of North Korea's brutal dictator.