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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  

DEA Official Blames Fentanyl-Heroin Mixture from Mexico for Recent Fatal Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The fentanyl-laced dope plaguing the northeastern United States is being made south of the border, according to officials. MORE  

British Croquet Champion Dies From Fentanyl Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

A recent inquest has confirmed that the November 2013 death of Matthew Burrow was drug related. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Luxembourg PM called 'dead drunk', Hershey sues edible marijuana company, and father-daughter doctors charged with trading drugs for sex. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kate Major suffers seizure in rehab, mom arrested for smoking synthetic pot with daughter, frequent drunk driver killed by drunk driver, and CO sheriff busted for crystal meth. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Crystal Methodist' caught on video doing coke, ND students blasted for "Siouxper Drunk" shirts, Illinois man charged for feeding baby pot cake, and NYC driver in PCP crash charged with murder. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 18, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Wendy Williams talks about cocaine addiction, Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI, third SXSW drunk driving victim dies, and new Rob Ford video surfaces. MORE  

Overdose Deaths Hit Triple Figures in Massachusetts

By Shawn Dwyer

State police reported that 185 people died from heroin overdoses in the last four months – and that's excluding the state’s three largest cities. MORE  

Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Still a Hit With Addicts Despite Overdose Deaths

By Shawn Dwyer

The recent rash of heroin overdoses has done nothing to curb addicts' appetites for deadly drugs. MORE  

An Epidemic of Heroin Overdoses

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death has shined a public light on an epidemic of heroin-related deaths that has until now been largely ignored. MORE  

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