Marijuana Use, Disorders Doubled Since 2001

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – As attitudes and laws in the U.S. have become more tolerant of marijuana, the proportion of adults using and abusing the substance at least doubled between 2001 and 2013, according to a new study. Although marijuana dependence and abuse were found to be on the rise, that is largely due … Read more

How a Mysterious Synthetic Drug is Making Heroin Even More Deadly

Fentanyl is making heroin even more deadly The Washington Post Each tiny heroin bag was hand-stamped “Breaking Bad.” The name, a nod to the TV show about a teacher turned meth cook, was a colorful marketing ploy. And customers asked for it specifically. Demanded it, really. That tan powder was potent. Better than anything else … Read more