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Drug Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities for the First Time In Minnesota

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite efforts to curb abuse and to inform the public, the North Star State has been plagued by a number of drug-related problems. MORE  

Recent Deaths at EDM Party Raise Alarm Over MDMA Abuse

By Victoria Kim

More deaths reportedly caused by molly have further damaged the EDM scene. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teen caught swinging chihuahua on leash blames booze, man wearing fake breasts scams drunk cab riders, and video of smoking fish sparks outrage. MORE  

Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

By Shawn Dwyer

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge. MORE  

Drug Overdose Deaths Have Tripled In Russia Since 2012

By McCarton Ackerman

The country's drug epidemic has worsened in recent years and their leadership seems content to continue doing nothing about it. MORE  

Teens Lack Options in Substance Abuse Treatment

By Victoria Kim

Despite drug overdoses becoming one of the top killers of adolescents, teenagers still lack affordable access to drug treatment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Clooney not drunk in fight with Steve Wynn, Sacramento says no to outdoor pot, man eats pot candy before killing wife, and drunk cop shoots partner. MORE  

Opioids Linked to Rising Suicide Rate

By Sarah Beller

Suicide deaths now surpass road fatalities, and the availability of lethal Rx drugs plays a role. 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  

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