Swansea Heroin Increase

“In the spring of last year, we discovered that the small South Wales city of Swansea had recorded a 180 percent rise in registered heroin users. This happened in just four years, with young people making up the bulk of the increase.” https://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/02/21/vbs.swansea.love.story/index.html?hpt=Sbin

Hydrocodone Pills Found in Customers’ Burger King Sandwiches; 2 Men Arrested

“Two Burger King customers discovered hydrocodone pills in their sandwiches on February 10, 2010, leading to the arrest of two of the fast-food restaurant employees on Saturday” https://www.newyorkinjurynews.com/2010/02/20/Hydrocodone-pills-found-in-customers-Burger-King-sandwiches-2-men-arrested_201002202537.html

Exposure To Ecstasy Or Cocaine During Adolescence Could Lead To Drug Addiction

“Exposure to ecstasy or cocaine during adolescence increases the “reinforcing effects” that make people vulnerable to developing an addiction. This is the main conclusion of a research team from the University of Valencia (UV), which has shown for the first time how these changes persist into adulthood.” “Although MDMA and cocaine are psychoactive substances frequently … Read more

“Club Drug” Ecstasy Risky For Healthy Youth

“The so-called “club drug” ecstasy is more likely than other stimulants like speed or crystal meth to kill young, healthy people who are not known as regular drug users, British researchers said on Friday.” A study of stimulant-deaths in Britain between 1997 and 2007 found that those who died after taking ecstasy were mainly younger … Read more