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New Drug Acetyl Fentanyl 15 Times More Potent Than Heroin

By McCarton Ackerman

A close cousin to its namesake, acetyl fentanyl has been sold on the streets in packages marked as heroin. MORE  

Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year. MORE  

Uber Begins Trial Run for Delivering Drug Store Products

By McCarton Ackerman

Uber Corner Store will begin on-demand deliveries of drug store medicines, though other companies have been caught delivering more illicit drugs. MORE  

Brooke Mueller's Ex-Assistant Says He Was Her 'Drug Mule'

By McCarton Ackerman

Lior Masaphor has claimed that the socialite and former wife of Charlie Sheen was "literally wasted" most of the time. MORE  

Bogus 'Facebook Drug Task Force' Story Goes Viral

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug users were in an online panic until realizing they'd been had. MORE  

Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

By McCarton Ackerman

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians. MORE  

Rob Schneider Blames Big Pharma For Death of Robin Williams

By McCarton Ackerman

The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo actor took to Twitter to vent about the side effects of prescription drugs. MORE  

Grimes Slams 'Asshole' Follower for Drug Quote on Wikipedia

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite being open about her drug use in the past, Grimes now wants to have that part of her life deleted from her narrative. MORE  

Jackie Chan's Son Busted for Marijuana Possession

By McCarton Ackerman

Jaycee Chan faces three years in prison following a pot bust in Beijing. MORE  

Oklahoma Receives Grant To Tackle Prescription Drug Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

The state was given $1 million that will be used to prevent overdoses and address triggers for addiction. MORE  

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