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Syringes Used As Currency In Heroin-Addicted Myanmar

By Brent McCluskey

Heroin sells for as little as one dollar and every home has an addict. MORE  

Heroin Use In The Workplace On The Rise

By Brent McCluskey

With more workers using heroin on the job, companies are starting to experience lower productivity and higher employee turnover. MORE  

Drug Czar Grants Maine $7.5 Million to Tackle Opioid Abuse

By Victoria Kim

Nineteen communities in the state will receive federal funds to fight substance abuse. MORE  

Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin?

By Brent McCluskey

A new study claims that smoking marijuana can be as harmful to mental and physical health as shooting up heroin. MORE  

UMass Student ODs After Campus Police Concealed Addiction

By Brent McCluskey

The family of a 20-year-old student learned of his heroin addiction after it was too late. MORE  

Heroin Fuels Spike in Salt Lake City Bank Robberies

By Bryan Le

Police say a whopping 90% of robberies in the last 18 months were heroin-related. MORE  

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Signs Heroin Legislation

By John Lavitt

The new law will expand heroin awareness and prevention efforts. MORE  

Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

By Paul Gaita

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts. MORE  

Crimean Heroin Addicts Dying Under Russian Drug Laws

By McCarton Ackerman

The Russian takeover of Crimea has left heroin addicts without the quality treatment options they once had as part of the Ukraine. MORE  

Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

By Paul Gaita

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man. MORE  

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Syringes Used As Currency In Heroin-Addicted Myanmar

Heroin sells for as little as one dollar and every home has an addict.

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Despite new evidence, the government has no intention to decriminalize drugs.

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