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When the prescription opioid painkiller Numorphan in pill form was taken off the market 36 years ago in 1979, most people working in addiction treatment breathed a sigh of relief. Throughout the 1960s and ‘70s, Numorphan (generic name oxymorphone) was seen to be responsible for countless…

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The threat to the nation from heroin is serious and has been increasing since 2007, says a report from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). But in many communities across the nation, you don't need official DEA reports to know what's going on, because it's happening right under your…

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Prescribing heroin for heroin addicts has been used as a 'treatment' for many years in Europe, particularly in the UK, Switzerland and Portugal. A program treating heroin addiction with heroin is underway in Canada for the second time in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, site of the 2010…

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Two synthetic “designer drugs” are killing people, or driving them to insane behavior, or both, according to reports in the media and from federal law enforcement. But instead of scaring people off because of their unpredictable and dangerous effects, the drugs are gaining in popularity among…

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  DEA Issues Nationwide Public Health Warning About Fentanyl and Fentanyl-laced Heroin The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a "nationwide alert" about the growing threat to public health of the opioid painkiller fentanyl. The warning comes because of a recent surge in…

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Zohydro ER, the extended release hydrocodone prescription painkiller that caused a firestorm when the FDA approved it over a year ago, has finally been released in a new abuse-resistant formulation. An extended release painkiller contains 5 or 6 times as much opioid as a single-dose pill. It’s…

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Last November, 60 percent of the citizens of California voted “Yes” on the controversial Proposition 47, also known as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act, which reduces non-violent drug-related crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. The new law affects “non-serious, nonviolent crimes”…

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In case you didn't read the recent federal spending bill approved by Congress just before Christmas - and at 1,603 pages you can be sure that even most Congressmen didn't read the bill - you and almost everyone else missed a little item that was quietly slipped into the bill to end the federal ban…

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According to a 2011 White House study, nearly one out of every five driver fatalities in 2009 – 18 percent to be exact – involved “drugged driving,” the term that describes the growing epidemic of drug-impaired driving, similar to “drunk driving” for alcohol impairment. The latest…

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