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Antidote for Heroin Overdose to be Administered by Police

DRUGS | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
Amid growing awareness of heroin abuse and overdoses, a new public service campaign has police officers - who are often first on the scene - administer the drug Narcan which may reverse the overdose’s effects and save lives.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman :: 2006’s Chilling Foreshadowing

DRUGS | Feb 4
"I got panicked for my life," Philip Seymour Hoffman told Steve Kroft in 2006 about why he went into drug and alcohol rehab.

A teen high on meow meow stabbed his mom, then cut off his own penis

British Teen on Meow Stabs Mom, Slices Off Own Penis

DRUGS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 11
A teenager on Christmas break in the UK reportedly stabbed his mother, then cut off his penis while allegedly high on the party drug meow meow, otherwise known as mephedrone, a synthetic, amphetamine-like stimulant.

Medical Pot: Will Colorado’s "Green Rush" Last?

DRUGS | Sep 17
Denver, Colo., has more medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks, but the budding business defies federal laws. Steve Kroft reports.

New Zealand in July 2013 passed a new law to regulate the rapidly expanding market for synthetic drugs

Interest Grows in New Zealand’s Designer Drug Law

DRUGS | By Nick Perry | Aug 2
A novel New Zealand law that could legalize some designer drugs is being scrutinized with interest by other countries struggling to keep up with the proliferation of "party pills" and similar products.

K2, a concoction of dried herbs sprayed with chemicals

U.S. Sounds Alarm on Designer Drug Use

DRUGS | By George Jahn | Jun 27
The U.N. drug control agency on Wednesday sounded the alarm on the spread of designer drugs, which are sold openly and produce legal but sometimes deadly highs.

’Slammed’

Pushing the Envelope :: Meth in Gay Porn

DRUGS | By Ryan Dixon | Sep 10
The question that arises from this film is: is it socially or morally wrong for TIM and director Liam Cole to depict real people actually using crystal meth while having unprotected sex?

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