Canada’s Public Health Agency estimated that around 4,000 people died from opioids last year.
“It means nothing if it has no funding to push it forward,” Kennedy said.
Tramadol is legal in Britain with a proper prescription, but it’s a banned substance in Egypt, where it’s considered the country’s most abused drug.
State-level regulations and local authorities have most of the say about how available a drug called naloxone is to the general public.
“There is no legitimate explanation for numbers on this scale,” Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree said in a statement.
We know of the time before crack. We are not yet in the time after.
When law enforcement and physicians started cracking down on prescription opiates, they created scarcity in the marketplace. Enter heroin, which is now more affordable than prescription pain pills.
A substance with many names—K2, spice, synthetic marijuana—ropes in users by comparing itself to cannabis, but it's infinitely more unsafe.
Prince was reportedly attempting to kick an addiction to painkillers days before his death.
Deaths from the synthetic opiate look like early signs of a lethal new chapter in the U.S.'s surging addiction crisis.
A new mouse study identifies the way this drug kills neurons, as well as a possible antidote for its deadly effects.
When Amy Winehouse sang, “They tried to make me go to rehab; I said no, no, no,” she spoke for addicts everywhere.
The superstar neuroscientist’s lab work, though, is about saving the minds of America’s addicted.