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NPS Data Hub to facilitate faster sharing of information on new illicit drugs

07-10   NPS Data Hub to facilitate faster sharing of information on new illicit drugs

Recent studies suggest that fentanyl is a major driver of the drug crisis in the United States, as it is available in various forms with different chemical structures. This has created several problems for law enforcement authorities as they are unable to curb the menace. In order to deal with the current situation, scientists at […]


Health Net:  The Bad, the Ugly and No Good <br><small>By Lise Millay Stevens</small>

06-01   Health Net: The Bad, the Ugly and No Good
By Lise Millay Stevens

Posted in Substance Abuse

Insurance giant Health Net (a subsidiary of Centene Corp.) has lost yet another legal challenge in connection to their business practices. According to a press release from Consumer Watchdog (a non-profit and non-partisan public interest organization), a recent class-action lawsuit compels Health Net to reimburse current and former clients who purchased Health Net preferred provider […]


Ibogaine emerges as the new drug to overcome opioid addiction

04-17   Ibogaine emerges as the new drug to overcome opioid addiction

Posted in Substance Abuse

When Evelyn’s heroin-taking habit started getting out of control, she decided to try the new drug ibogaine, a naturally occurring psychoactive substance traditionally used for ritualistic purposes by the tribal groups like Bwitis, after someone told her about its efficacy in curbing opioid addiction. She travelled all the way to Mexico and booked a bed […]


Trump administration considers death penalties and strategic PR effort to fight opioid epidemic

03-20   Trump administration considers death penalties and strategic PR effort to fight opioid epidemic

In the wake of the dreaded opioid epidemic killing millions of people in the United States, the Donald Trump administration is planning stringent punishments for drug offenders in the country. Unveiling the plan in New Hampshire (one of the hardest hit states by the opioid onslaught), on March 19, 2018, President Trump urged the Congress […]


San Francisco to dismiss cases of marijuana convicts dating back to 1975

02-02   San Francisco to dismiss cases of marijuana convicts dating back to 1975

San Francisco is all set to execute the new marijuana laws passed by California. The implementation of this law will bring a huge relief to thousands of San Francisco marijuana convicts— dating back to 1975—slapped with misdemeanors and felony charges. A recent announcement, made by District Attorney George Gascón, mentioned that more than 5,000 cases […]


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