Addiction and Substance Abuse

“We have given marijuana the status of medicine with none of the standards.”
“We’re not trying to scare them. We just want to save a few lives.”
“I’m sorry for them and have empathy for them and the challenges that they’re going through,” said Kevin Burns.
Even Mitch MConnell, from the big tobacco growing state of Kentucky, has pushed for a federal bill to do the same.
Fentanyl and other opioids are involved in nearly three-fourths of fatal cocaine overdoses.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a proposal Saturday to legalize recreational marijuana statewide for people 21 and over by Jan. 1, 2020.
The opioid crisis costs America at least $78 billion a year.
The cartels decided not to push fentanyl in the state until recently.
We should be thinking of these drugs in combination, not isolation, researchers say.
As American life expectancy drops, researchers say it's time to test interventions that have worked in Canada and Europe.
New findings suggest opioid use during pregnancy quadrupled in the past decade and meth use doubled.
Experts share how to partake in the festivities but still take care of yourself.
Almost half of the nearly 200 U.S. drug overdose deaths every day involve fentanyl.
The actor's long-estranged wife, Jennifer Garner, drove him to his third rehab stint last month.
Fewer than 5 percent of emergency doctors work in hospitals that offer anti-addiction meds.
Previous hurricanes have left people with addiction in dire positions.
In many initial reports, Miller's successes were overshadowed by the fact that he once dated the "Sweetener" singer.