For Shawn Schneider, a carpenter and rock musician, the descent into addiction began one Wisconsin winter with a fall from a rooftop construction site onto the frozen ground below. As the potent pain pills prescribed for his injuries became his obsessive focus, he lost everything: his band, his […]
Plans for Britain’s first legal ‘consumption rooms’ are unsettling the resort widely touted as a prime location Charlotte Philby Wednesday, 17 April 2013 Britain could see its first so-called “shooting gallery” – somewhere drug addicts can legally use heroin and crack without fear of arrest – open […]
Contact: SINC firstname.lastname@example.org 34-914-251-820 FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology There is great confusion among the scientific community about whether women who are drug abusers should breast feed their babies. In order to shed some light on this issue, scientists from various Spanish hospitals […]
Contact: David Kelly email@example.com 303-315-6374 University of Colorado Denver Abuse of nonmedical analgesics up 40 percent DENVER (Oct. 16, 2012) – A new study by the University of Colorado Denver reveals that today’s adolescents are abusing prescription pain medications like vicodin, valium and oxycontin at a rate 40 […]
DEA shuts down shipments from Walgreen facility : Suspicion that highly addictive painkillers were being diverted to the black market.
Reuters – Fri, Sep 14, 2012 (Reuters) – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said it shut down shipments of controlled substances from Walgreen Co’s Florida distribution facility on the suspicion that highly addictive painkillers were being diverted to the black market. The distribution center in Jupiter, […]
By Stephen C. Webster Wednesday, August 15, 2012 12:58 EDT The most commonly used drug testing methods for detecting marijuana exposure are unreliable when used on infant babies and “should not be reported” without additional testing and followup by hospital staff and social workers, according to new research […]
Children as young as seven and eight are using ecstasy and cannabis, according to an official report.
From The Telegraph By Martin Beckford, Home Affairs Editor 10:00PM BST 26 Jul 2012 A Home Office survey found that some drug users had admitted taking ecstasy when they were just seven years old, while others said they smoked cannabis at age eight. The youngest reported user of […]