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How We Can Do Something About the Opioid-Overdose Epidemic

To prevent future tragedies, the Drug Policy Alliance has created a comprehensive plan that involves treatment and strategies for reducing criminalization.

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Pity the Children

If we continue to ignore the hunger, poverty and desperate families and communities of our young, we guarantee there will be a huge, violent population plagued by crime, drug addiction and high incarceration rates. If we save the children, we save society.

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Recalled to Life

Christine Pagano’s drug addictions took her from a middle-class home to prostitution and homelessness on the streets of Camden, N.J., one of our poorest cities. Her journey into hell showed her the other America.

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Ohio Prisoner Experiences ‘Air Hunger’ While Being Put to Death, Attorney Contends

Condemned inmate Dennis McGuire had to undergo “air hunger” before being put to death Thursday, his family and attorney allege.

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Reformulated Drug Sends Users Elsewhere

A harder-to-abuse version of OxyContin released two years ago has pushed users to other drugs that mimic the effects of opiates, including heroin.

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Another Reason to Lay Off the Cocaine

Although it has enjoyed a seemingly unrelenting resurgence since, say, the late ’90s, cocaine could fall from druggie glory if more people were hip to one particularly distressing potential side effect ... (continued)

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