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“Illegal Drugs”

Mar 11, 2014 06:25 AM ET
There are good reasons why certain drugs aren't legal, but could some of them have potential medicinal benefits? Cristen Conger from Stuff Mom Never Told You joins DNews to discuss how drugs like LSD and ecstasy might be able to help.
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.
Oct 7, 2013 06:00 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Some people experience more severe effects from the drugs than others, reports a new study.
Feb 27, 2012 06:39 PM ET // Eric Rogell
They may be the party favor of choice for rock stars and a source of illicit income for chemistry teachers breaking bad, but many highly illegal and often abused drugs have real medicinal benefits. While we've all heard the debate over the medical uses of marijuana, according to information gathere...
Sep 26, 2012 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pearson
Suffering from withdrawal from the demise of Weeds? Tired of the increasingly remorseless, kingpin-like antics of Walter White in Breaking Bad? For a sardonic glimpse into the real $400 billion global drug industry, watch "How to Make Money Selling Drugs." The film, which debuted at the Toronto Int...