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Two New York men busted with enough fentanyl to kill 18 million people

Two New York men busted with enough fentanyl to kill 18 million people

Two men have been arrested for possession of about 100 pounds of fentanyl – enough to wipe out the combined populations of New York and New Jersey.  New Jersey authorities say the 45 kilos seized contained over 18 million lethal doses. 31-year old Jesus Carillo-Pineda and 26-year old Daniel Vasquez were arrested following a tip …

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New Orleans drug bust on Bourbon Street leads to 4 arrests

new orleans police say 4 arrested in bourbon street drug bust

After police were called to a bar in the 240 block of Bourbon, they ended up arresting four people on drug-related charges, according to reports released by the New Orleans Police Department. At 2:40 a.m., Jerry Myrick was found at the bar intoxicated and refused to leave the premises despite requests by the owners. He …

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Opioids List: Beware the 6 Most Addictive Opiates

Heroin is widely known as the most addictive drug in the entire world, and falls under the opioid drug class. Fentanyl caused more than 20,000 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, and is also an opioid. Opioids carry an especially high risk for dependence and addiction, and can cause many long-term side effects related …

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Understanding Addiction

Thousands of people become addicted to drugs or alcohol without ever seeing the warning signs. By understanding addiction, you can avoid this disorder and help others seek treatment.

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Christian Chronic – Analysing drug usage among religion

People Who Bought Drugs At Church, By Denomination

Across the U.S., fewer Americans today identify with or practice a religion of any kind. At the same time, the public perception of drugs like marijuana and illicit drug use is on the rise. But is there really a connection between the two? In 2014, the number of Americans who described themselves as religiously affiliated …

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4 Ways to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in America

Opioid addiction remains a major public health crisis in America, and was linked to 33,000 deaths in 2015. Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. — the majority of which are being caused by opioid use. In 2015, over 63 percent of all drug overdose deaths were caused by either …

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What is the Most Addictive Drug in the World?

Many of the most highly addictive drugs in the world are prescribed to you by your family doctor, and can be found in the average person’s medicine cabinet. Some addictive drugs are sold at most neighborhood corner stores, while others can be purchased on the street for extremely low costs. Addictive drugs and substances are …

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What is the Heroin Relapse Rate?

The relapse rate for heroin is unfortunately fairly high, but the rate goes down when certain treatment methods are used. Even those who relapse can eventually achieve long term recovery.

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Drug Guide

Provided is a list of commonly abused drugs and summaries of their effects and addiction potential.

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