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Aug 19, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A pot-selling machine in Colorado lets users discretely take away bud and a little snack.
Apr 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Was Kurt Cobain’s profession as a musician a risk factor?
Feb 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was discovered dead on Sunday with a needle in his arm, the apparent heroin overdose underscored the new dangers of the drug.
Jan 17, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Zero tolerance may be the best policy for drinking and driving, suggests a new large-scale study. Continue reading →
Dec 29, 2013 02:48 PM ET // AFP
Marijuana users in Colorado and Washington are counting down the hours before the western US states become the first to legalize recreational pot shops on Jan. 1.
Oct 7, 2013 06:00 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Some people experience more severe effects from the drugs than others, reports a new study.
Aug 14, 2013 12:30 PM ET // Paul Greenberg
American culture appears to be shifting on the issue of marijuana legalization.
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