Drugs

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November 14, 2017

Drug addiction among US war veterans 'an epidemic'

Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the US wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan combined, highlighting the growing opioid crisis in the United States, according to government data. US...

New 'killer' drug on the streets of UK

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned that a new drug, known by the street names "Serial Killer" or "Drop Dead" is being blamed for a series of fatalities in Britain. The drug, which is a mix of heroin with fentanyl or its ch ...

Behind the 'Black lie' about crack-cocaine

It’s no secret that crack cocaine carries a stigma. While casual pot-smoking and cocaine use are tolerated in college dorms and clubs, crack cocaine is often considered to be on a different level - a “hard” drug, like heroin. Few well-off ...

Drug addiction among US war veterans 'an epidemic'

Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the US wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan combined, highlighting the growing opioid crisis in the United States, according to government data. US war veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die f ...