Tag: opioids

    Overdose Deaths Fell Slightly in 2023, Per CDC, But Emergency Continues

    New provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that fewer ...

    FEND Act Against Fentanyl Trafficking Could Worsen Overdose Crisis

    As harm reduction efforts around the United States face intense backlash, politicians are doubling ...

    The Opioid Settlements Being Paid in Naloxone Don’t Quite Add Up

    Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a New Jersey-based manufacturer known for generics, has agreed to settle the ...

    A Close Look at Denial of Pain Meds to People Who Use Drugs

    For people who use drugs, accessing prescription pain medication when needed can be a ...

    Protonitazepyne and Medetomidine? More Unfamiliar Drugs in Our Supply

    North America’s unregulated drug supply has grown ever more unpredictable, which often means deadly. ...

    An Instructive Experience With Opium Poppy Tea 

    Like many overthinkers and traumatized people, I sleep poorly. My insomnia sometimes worsens to ...

    Bill Seeks to Ring-Fence States’ Spending of Opioid Settlement Cash

    State governments shouldn’t be stashing opioid settlement money in their general funds, say the ...