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Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Synthetic Drug Deaths

By Victoria Kim

Charles Carlton was convicted of distributing synthetic hallucinogens that killed two teens in 2012. MORE  

'Speckled Cross' Claims 19 In Northern Ireland

By McCarton Ackerman

Yet another legal, unregulated drug is wreaking havoc on young lives. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2013

By Victoria Kim

NJ passes 'Good Samaritan' overdose bill, Ozzy Osbourne promises to be clean for Kelly's wedding, and falling beer sales in Brazil are hurting the world's biggest brewer. MORE  

Which Drugs Are the Biggest Killers?

By Bryan Le

This stark graph shows how Rx drugs bear the most responsibility for rising OD deaths in the US. MORE  

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